The Canadian Press

Peter Mansbridge promises low-key sign-off as he leaves 'The National' anchor chair

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:30pm

TORONTO — Peter Mansbridge doesn't want to make a fuss about leaving the anchor's chair at CBC's "The National."

Nearly a year after telling viewers he planned to retire...

Boeing wins delay in duty ruling on petition against Bombardier CSeries

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 1:58pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:30pm

MONTREAL — Bombardier will have to wait an extra two months to find out if its CSeries commercial jets will be hit by punishing U.S. duties.

The U.S. Commerce Department...

Filly Holy Helena tabbed as early favourite for $1-million Queen's Plate

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 1:56pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:30pm

TORONTO — Luis Contreras has been here before.

The Mexican-born jockey will lead early 3-1 favourite Holy Helena into the $1-million Queen's Plate on Sunday at Woodbine...

Correction: Bernie Sanders-Wife-Investigation story

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 1:53pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:30pm

MONTPELIER, Vt. — In a story June 26 about how wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders hiring attorneys to represent her during a federal investigation into a real estate deal she was...

Fate of suspect charged in death of dad, toddler now the in hands of the jury

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 1:47pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:30pm

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — The fate of a man charged with killing a father, his young daughter and a senior in southwestern Alberta is now in the hands of a jury. 

But the...

N.S. premier encourages first Acadian lieutenant-governor to raise Acadian flag

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 1:44pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:15pm

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's new lieutenant-governor took office Wednesday, the province's first Acadian to represent the Crown centuries after the Expulsion.

Arthur LeBlanc...

Saunders returns to Jays organization after signing minor-league deal

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 1:40pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 3:15pm

TORONTO — Michael Saunders is back in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.

The Blue Jays announced Wednesday that the Victoria-born outfielder has signed a minor-league...

Five Eyes stress sharing information to battle 'relentless' terrorist plots

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 1:40pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:15pm

OTTAWA — Security and justice officials from the Five Eyes countries plan to explore "more timely and detailed" information sharing to detect terrorists and extremist fighters...

Second inmate in two years dies of prescription drug overdose at N.S. jail

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 1:36pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:00pm

HALIFAX — Another inmate has died from a drug overdose in Nova Scotia's largest jail, making it the second case in two years of a prisoner dying after taking prescription drugs...

Rate hike expectations, C$ rise as Poloz reiterates cuts have done their job

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 1:34pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:00pm

OTTAWA — With the Bank of Canada nearing its next policy decision, expectations of an interest-rate hike increased Wednesday after governor Stephen Poloz reiterated that his...

Massive U.S. aircraft carrier visits Halifax: 'This is a floating city'

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 1:30pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:00pm

HALIFAX — The FA-18 Super Hornet revs its engines to maximum thrust, and the jet fighter's nose wheel is locked into a steam-powered catapult on the aircraft carrier's flight...

Feds fund mentorship network to support indigenous health researchers

By The Canadian Press June 28, 2017 - 1:28pm Updated: June 28, 2017 - 2:00pm

Ottawa announced Wednesday it intends to spend $8 million over five years to establish a mentorship network for First Nations, Metis and Inuit health researchers. 

The...

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