Entries by Jacqueline Delange from 11/2012

11 Questions For Rob Feenie

Posted 11.01.2012 | Canada Living

What does it take to beat the Iron Chef America? Rob Feenie, the B.C.-based chef and cookbook author, is one of only two Canadians who knows the answe...

Lotto Max Jackpot: 2 Winning Tickets Sold In Western Canada For $50 Million Draw

Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada British Columbia

TORONTO - There are two winning tickets for last night's $50 million Lotto Max draw.One was sold in British Columbia.The other was also sold in wester...

5 Canadian Issues Facing The Next U.S. President

Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada Politics

Amid all the feisty back-and-forth between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney during this U.S. election, there was barely a mention of Canada. ...

McGuinty Says He Prorogued To Avoid Opposition 'Shenanigans'

Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada Politics

Premier Dalton McGuinty says he had to prorogue the Ontario legislature because of "shenanigans" and the "wasting of time" by opposition members. ...

Nexen-CNOOC Deal Review Extension Due To Fear Of Public Backlash, NDP Says

Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The New Democrats are criticizing the Harper government for extending a review of the controversial takeover bid of oil producer Nexen. Th...

Curtis Bonnell Guilty Of First-Degree Murder Of 16-Year-Old Cousin

Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada Politics

MIRAMICHI, N.B. - A courtroom in northern New Brunswick erupted in cheers Saturday after a man was found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of...

Glen Murray Resigns From Cabinet, Leaves Door Open To Ontario Liberal Leadership Bid

Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO -- The resignation of another Ontario cabinet minister Saturday fuelled speculation that the race for the provincial Liberal leadership may be...

Quebec NDP Divides Members, Party Focuses On Defeating Harper

Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - New Democrats were divided Saturday about whether to set up a Quebec wing of their party that would add a left-leaning, federalist voice to...

Lindsey Vonn's Request To Race In Men's World Cup Downhill Race Denied By FIS Council

Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada Alberta

Lindsey Vonn's request to compete in a men's World Cup downhill race has been rejected by the International Ski Federation. The FIS council met Sat...

Stephen Harper Visits India, Phillippines And Hong Kong This Week, Trade And Investment On The Agenda

Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Boosting trade and investment ties will be on the top of the prime minister's agenda this week as he begins a longer-than-usual six-day visit...

Ontario Man Needs $90K For Life-Saving Surgery In U.S.

Posted 11.03.2012 | Canada Impact

A 22-year-old eastern Ontario man is bed-ridden and fighting for his life against a rare genetic disorder that was not diagnosed nor could be treated ...

Bountiful Elementary-Secondary School Closes, Students In Polygamous Community Now Home-Schooled

Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - A school in Bountiful, B.C., with links to jailed polygamist leader Warren Jeffs has abruptly closed its doors, with most of its students ...

Hurricane Sandy Proves Payphones Still Useful, But Canadian Companies' Public Phones In Danger

Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Business

TORONTO - The events of superstorm Sandy are raising questions about the importance of payphones in emergencies, even as two of Canada's largest telec...

Kyle Sheppard Arrested In Quebec: Ohio Murder Suspect Turns Himself In

Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada

WINDSOR, Ont. -- Police say a man wanted in the slaying of a woman in Ohio has been arrested in Quebec. Police say Kyle Sheppard contacted authorit...

Stephen Harper India Visit: Prime Minister To Encourage Trade And Investment During Trip

Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Politics

AGRA, India - Hours before Stephen Harper's plane set down in India, he was already signalling his embrace of one of the world's most formidable econo...

NHL Lockout 2012: League And Union To Return To Bargaining Table Soon

Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A secret, long-awaited bargaining session has done some good in the NHL labour fight — so much so that the sides already have plans...

CNOOC-Nexen: Takeover Decision Pivotal For Harper Agenda

Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Business

OTTAWA - As a former deputy minister at Industry Canada, there was no one in government who knew the Investment Canada Act more intimately than Paul B...

Glen Murray's Ontario Liberal Leadership Bid Announced

Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - The Ontario Liberal leadership race began in earnest Sunday with the first campaign launch, as former cabinet minister Glen Murray kicked of...

Veteran Burial Fund Rejects Majority Of Applications

Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A federal burial fund meant to give impoverished veterans a final, dignified salute has rejected over two-thirds of the applications it's rec...

Nationalists, Sovereigntists Face Off At Montreal Rally

Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Politics

A dozen Montreal police officers formed a human wall to separate a group of anglophone rights activists and a group of Quebec sovereigntists, as they ...

NDP Hopeful For Obama Victory In U.S. Presidential Election

Posted 11.04.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - As the NDP tried to lay the groundwork in Quebec over the weekend for a federal election victory in 2015, some of the scuttlebutt was on an...

Can Black America Withstand An Obama Loss?

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Politics

David Robertson carried his own Bible to the Sunday morning service at Trinity United Church of Christ, tucked under the arm of his White Sox warmup j...

Blainville Homicide May Have Ties To The Mafia

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada

A man found dead in Blainville on Sunday night is Joe Di Maulo, a reputed high-level member of the Mafia. The identity of the body was con...

Harper India Visit: Motorcade Includes 2 Armoured Vehicles Shipped From Canada

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Politics

NEW DELHI - Two armoured cars were shipped to India from Canada to shuttle Prime Minister Stephen Harper around during a six-day, four-city tour this ...

Gilles Vaillancourt, Laval Mayor Linked To Quebec Corruption Probe, Not Quitting... Yet

Posted 11.05.2012 | Canada Politics

MONTREAL - Montreal's mayor has resigned in the midst of a corruption scandal, becoming the highest-profile political casualty of the controversies cu...