The Canadian Press

Liberals fork over another $30 million to keep Canada at F-35 table

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:39am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

OTTAWA — Canada has quietly paid another $30 million toward development of the F-35 — money that could become insurance in the trade dispute between U.S. aerospace firm Boeing...

Former military medic gets nine months in prison for inappropriate breast exams

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:39am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

OTTAWA — A former military medical technician convicted of conducting inappropriate breast exams on female recruits has been sentenced to nine months in prison.

Chief...

Kinder Morgan announces final investment decision on Trans Mountain pipeline

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:38am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

VANCOUVER — Kinder Morgan says it will proceed with the $7.4-billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion as long as it secures satisfactory financing for the project through its...

Weak or non-existent El Nino to contribute to above-normal hurricane season

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:37am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

HALIFAX — Warm water temperatures and a weak or non-existent El Nino will contribute to an above-normal hurricane season this year, the Canadian Hurricane Centre said Thursday...

Put risky ice rescue courses on hold, jury at coroner's inquest into firefighter deaths recommends

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:36am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

TORONTO — Risky ice rescue courses that send firefighters and firefighting students into treacherous, fast-moving currents should be put on hold until they can be performed...

Investigation in fatal military parachute accident looks at training, procedures

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:36am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

YORKTON, Sask. — A report on the death of a search-and-rescue technician in a parachute training accident says the investigation is focusing on human factors, including...

Body-slamming the press: Gianforte skirmish marks spike in media hostility

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:35am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

WASHINGTON — A reporter being slammed into the ground by a Republican politician, prompting criminal charges on the eve of his election to Congress, is putting a new spotlight...

Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:35am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

CAIRO — Masked militants riding in three SUVs opened fire Friday on a bus packed with Coptic Christians, including many children, south of the Egyptian capital, killing at...

US durable goods orders fell for first time in 5 months

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:34am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

WASHINGTON — U.S. orders for long-lasting manufactured goods dropped in April for the first time in five months, and a key category that tracks business investment went nowhere...

US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:34am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy started 2017 out with a whimper, but it wasn't quite as weak as first thought. The government revised up its January-March growth reading to a...

RCMP still looking for boy's remains 38 years after he was murdered

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:32am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

STEINBACH, Man. — RCMP have issued an appeal asking for the public's help in finding the remains of a 13-year-old boy who vanished in July 1978.

David Wiebe was last...

As they turn 83, surviving Dionne quintuplets seek secure funding for birthplace

By The Canadian Press May 26, 2017 - 6:32am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 7:00am

SAINT-BRUNO-DE-MONTARVILLE, Que. — Cecile and Annette Dionne have just two items on their wish list as they get set to celebrate their 83rd birthday Sunday.

The...

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