Entries by Jacqueline Delange from 03/2012

Italian Shipwreck Captain Left Glasses In Cabin

Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada

The first officer of the Costa Concordia says the captain of the Italian cruise ship left his reading glasses in his cabin on the evening...

Robocalls Scandal: Vancouver Protesters Take To The Streets

Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Prime Minister Stephen Harper may get a sense over the next week whether the robocall scandal has struck a nerve with voters as the first ...

Ontario Power Outage: Wind Felled Power Lines, Leaves Thousands Without Electricity

Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Utility crews have restored power to more than half of those left in the dark by violent winds that caused outages across Ontario. Hydro ...

Wildrose Party Coasters: Campaign Against Alberta's Impaired Driving Law Irks MADD Canada

Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada Politics

EDMONTON - A campaign that uses drink coasters to oppose changes to Alberta's impaired driving legislation has drawn the ire of Mothers Against Drunk ...

Tory Backers Also Got Robocalls, Manitoba MP Says

Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada Politics

A Conservative MP from Manitoba says her St. Boniface constituency office has heard from a number of voters who claimed they received liv...

Don Cherry Blasts Brian Burke: Leafs General Manager Criticized On Coach's Corner (VIDEO)

Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Hockey commentator Don Cherry has elevated his running feud with Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke.Cherry ripped Burke during ...

Randy Carlyle: New Maple Leafs Coach Claims Victory Over Canadiens

Posted 03.03.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - It wasn't pretty hockey, but new coach Randy Carlyle wore a wide grin after the Toronto Maple Leafs delivered a victory in his first game b...

British Columbia Teachers' Strike: Teacher, Student, Parent Survey B.C. Labour Feud

Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's classrooms will be barren come Monday, as teachers escalate a six-month labour feud with their heftiest weapon yet: a t...

Gabarus, Nova Scotia Seawall: Cape Breton Sees 'Glimmer Of Hope' In Quest To Fix Seawall

Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada

HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government has promised a tiny coastal community protected by a 70-year-old seawall it will evaluate the cost of restoring t...

Patrick Burke's 'You Can Play' Project: NHL Players Push To Eliminate Homophobia In Hockey

Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada

First, it's Rick Nash. Then Duncan Keith, Brian Boyle, Matt Moulson, Joffrey Lupul, Claude Giroux, Daniel Alfredsson, Scott Hartnell, Corey Perry, And...

Ted Menzies: Personal Cheques Can't Be Held By Banks For Over 4 Days, Conservatives Say

Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - The Conservatives are making good on a two-year-old budget promise by ensuring banks can't hold personal cheques for more than four business ...

Montreal Olympic Stadium: Concrete Slab Falls; No One Injured

Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada

MONTREAL - A giant concrete block fell Sunday from the ceiling of an underground parking facility in Montreal's Olympic Stadium.The city's fire depart...

Outdoor Ice Hockey Could Perish In Parts Of Canada, Study Says

Posted 03.04.2012 | Canada

Canada's favourite pastime is on its way to being an indoor-only sport in some areas of the country, a new study warns.The study, released Monday by U...

Stella McCartney, Paris Fashion Week 2012: Designer Mixes Tweed With A Touch Of The Olympics

Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Style

PARIS - With a nod to the 2012 Olympics, Stella McCartney went to the heart of the English countryside in a sporty fall-winter ready-to-wear show Mond...

Chloe, Paris Fashion Week 2012: Clare Waight Kellernew Blends English Ease, French Sophistication

Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Style

PARIS - Wearability and light shone from Chloe's fall-winter collection Monday — unsurprising, perhaps, from the house whose founder coined the orig...

Malcolm Gladwell On Canadian Immigration: It's The Solution To, Not The Cause Of, Economic Problems

Posted 03.05.2012 | Canada Business

Author Malcolm Gladwell understands the importance of countries remaining open to newcomers during times of economic hardship, having immigrated as a ...

Rumer Willis Stuns In Ultra-Tight Dress

Posted 03.06.2012 | Canada Style

Rumer Willis's latest display of cleavage proves that modesty is out and boobs are back. The 23-year-old star sported an ultra-tight bandage dress...

Vanessa Minnillo Pregnant: TV Host Spotted With Baby Bump

Posted 03.06.2012 | Canada Style

Vanessa Minnillo announced her entrance into the hot Hollywood moms club only yesterday, but she wasted no time flaunting her baby bump, the Daily Mai...

Types Of Cough By Sound: The Doctors Diagnose With Their Ears (VIDEO)

Posted 03.07.2012 | Canada Living

When coughing up a lung, we've all heard the sympathetic remark, "Gee, that cough sounds bad." But what your cough sounds can actually reveal its caus...

Foods That Fight Disease: 5 'Superstars' That Keep Illness At Bay

Posted 03.08.2012 | Canada Living

Just call them the Fantastic Five; a group of disease-fighting superfoods that boost energy while helping to vanquish illnesses like diabetes, heart d...

Japan Nuclear Evacuees Face Uncertainty 1 Year Later

Posted 03.09.2012 | Canada

As Japan prepares to mark the anniversary of last year’s devastating natural and nuclear disaster, many of the evacuees in a city near t...

Could LSD Be Revived As Alcoholism Treatment?

Posted 03.09.2012 | Canada

LSD, the 1960s-era psychedelic drug that fuelled the early years of North American counterculture and hippies, is being recommended for fu...

Quebec Tobacco Suit Hits Courtroom; Up To $27 Billion At Stake

Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada Business

MONTREAL - In the country next door, tobacco companies have been convicted in a landmark racketeering case and been forced because of other lawsuits t...

Penguin Chick Hatched In Toronto Zoo Breeding Program

Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada

Toronto Zoo officials are hailing their African penguin-breeding program a success after announcing the birth of the zoo's first chick. ...

Sidney Crosby Comeback: Pittsburgh Star Optimistic About Return Following Concussion

Posted 03.10.2012 | Canada

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Sidney Crosby's comeback — version 2.0 — could come on Broadway.The Pittsburgh Penguins star ruled himself out for Sunday's game...