Entries by Jacqueline Delange from 12/2011

Online Gambling: Ontario Lottery And Gaming To Roll Out Services Soon

Posted 12.09.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Online gambling is one step closer to reality in Ontario.The province's lottery agency has sent out requests for proposals seeking help to ...

Stephen Watkins, Ontario Father, Fights To Bring Allegedly Abducted Sons Home

Posted 12.10.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - Stephen Watkins just wants to bring his two sons home.The Ontario man spent more than two years searching for his missing children and is no...

Doorman Stabbed Outside Pointe-Claire Bar

Posted 12.10.2011 | Huffington Post

A 37-year-old doorman was rushed to hospital after he was stabbed outside a Pointe-Claire bar Friday night. The incident hap...

No Body Tampering Charges In Valerie Leblanc Case

Posted 12.10.2011 | Canada

Quebec's director of criminal and penal prosecutions has ruled there will be no body tampering charges in the case of Valerie Leblanc, th...

Firearms Cache Uncovered In B.C.

Posted 12.10.2011 | Canada

Police in the central B.C. community of Alexis Creek say they have found a large cache of firearms on an isolated rural property. ...

Bloc Quebecois Leadership Race: Party To Announce New Leader Sunday

Posted 12.10.2011 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - New Bloc Quebecois leader Daniel Paille came out swinging in his first few moments on the job Sunday, blasting both the Conservative govern...

Ban Ki-moon Hails 2011 As A Turning Point

Posted 12.14.2011 | Canada

The UN secretary general said in his year-end briefing Wednesday that 2011 represents a turning point in history, with its wave of protes...

Attawapiskat Crisis: Third-Party Management An Imperfect Solution

Posted 12.14.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - For every First Nation under the thumb of a government-appointed third-party manager, there is a long and tortured back story.In Attawapiskat...

Maclean's Renames B.C. City Canada's Most Dangerous

Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada

Prince George, B.C., has once again been named Canada's “most dangerous city," and the label isn't sitting well with local leaders. ...

Police Identify Vancouver Woman Shot In Front Of Toddler

Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada

Police have identified the Vancouver mother shot and killed in her car while her toddler was in the back seat, but have no motive yet for...

Toronto Zoo Tiger Dies Following Attack

Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - A rare Sumatran tiger died at the Toronto Zoo on Thursday after she was badly injured in a fight with a younger male tiger, zoo officials sa...

MP's Christmas Parody Rhymes Off Political Battles

Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada Politics

Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner (Cape Breton-Canso) partook in a time-honoured tradition Thursday of appropriating "'Twas the Night Before Chris...

Nuclear Cleanup Crew Stuck In Spill Site

Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada
Read More: Cbc, Canada News

Safety doors that had closed to prevent nuclear particles from escaping during a heavy water spill at the Point Lepreau Nuclear Generatin...

Is Tsunami Debris From Japan Reaching B.C.?

Posted 12.15.2011 | Canada

Some residents of the west coast of Vanouver island believe they are starting to see debris from the devastating Japanese tsunami in Marc...

Keystone Pipeline Gets Thumbs Up From Former Obama Adviser

Posted 12.16.2011 | Canada Business

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama's former national security adviser went to bat for TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, saying the p...

Don Cherry's Offensive 'Quote' Invented By Satirical Blogger

Posted 12.16.2011 | Canada

TORONTO - A quote attributed to Don Cherry that The Canadian Press included in a list of some of the year's most memorable quotes was in fact "made up...

Bob Rae Heads To Attawapiskat First Nations Reserve

Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics

ATTAWAPISKAT, Ont. - A warm, safe place to sleep in. Clean drinking water. Affordable food on the table.Many Canadians consider these to be the basic ...

Philippines Flash Floods Kill Over 200

Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada

MANILA, Philippines - Pounding rain from a tropical storm swelled rivers and sent walls of water rushing through the southern Philippines while people...

Alberta Highway Deaths Tied To Jealous Ex-Boyfriend

Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Alberta

A man named Derek Jensen was the shooter in a murder-suicide that left four people dead on an Alberta highway, CBC News has confirmed. Jensen was a...

Keystone Pipeline: U.S. Senate Pressures Obama To Approve

Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Politics

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Senate has approved a budget legislation that contains a provision demanded by the Republicans to pressure President Barack Obam...

Montreal Canadiens Fire Head Coach Jacques Martin; Randy Cunneyworth To Take Over

Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada

MONTREAL - Sloppy play, blown leads and a poor record on home ice all conspired in the firing of Jacques Martin as coach of the Montreal Canadiens.Sen...

Montreal Canadiens Fire Head Coach Jacques Martin

Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada
Read More: Canada News

The Montreal Canadiens fired head coach Jacques Martin on Saturday morning. ...

Ex-boyfriend Saw Victims In Store Before Alberta Highway Shooting

Posted 12.17.2011 | Canada Alberta

Derek Jensen, the 21-year-old ex-boyfriend of Tabitha Stepple, was also driving north on Highway 2, apparently looking for Stepple, when he found her ...

Bob Rae Visits Attawapiskat, Rebukes Harper For 'Lack Of Respect'

Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada Politics

ATTAWAPISKAT, Ont. - Liberal Leader Bob Rae is accusing the Conservatives and Prime Minister Stephen Harper of showing a "lack of respect" toward the ...

Euro Crisis Spells Unclear Future For Canadian Economy

Posted 12.18.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The Toronto stock market cruises into the Christmas holiday period this week, a time that in most years has seen little movement in markets ...