National Newswatch

First Nation to resume fishery despite ongoing negotiations with DFO

Jun 26 2019 — The Canadian Press — FREDERICTON — The chief of the Eel Ground First Nation in northeastern New Brunswick says his members will resume a treaty fishery for snow crab despite ongoing negotiations with the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Chief George Ginnish says the federal department is not sufficiently committed to providing access to the fishery. Ginnish says people […]

In the news today, June 26

Jun 26 2019 — The Canadian Press — Five stories in the news for Wednesday, June 26 ——— CHINA SEEKS SUSPENSION OF CANADIAN MEAT The Chinese Embassy said Tuesday it has asked Canada to suspend all meat exports, a surprise move that comes amid the diplomatic dispute over the December arrest of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver. The latest Chinese move comes as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set to […]

BlackBerry reports Q1 revenue up in first full quarter with Cylance

Jun 26 2019 — The Canadian Press — WATERLOO, Ont. — BlackBerry Ltd. says it had a US$35-million loss with US$247 million of revenue in the first full quarter since it bought Cylance, which represents a new generation of technology for the company. The Waterloo, Ont.-based company acquired Cylance, a California-based artificial intelligence and cyber security company, in February for US$1.4 billion. BlackBerry, which […]

Corus reports $66.4M third-quarter profit, television ad revenue up

Jun 26 2019 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Corus Entertainment Inc. had a $66.4-million net profit attributable to shareholders in its latest quarter, as an increase in television advertising helped to boost revenue. The owner of the Global television network, specialty TV channels and radio stations said the profit amounted to 31 cents per diluted share for the quarter ended May […]

Soulpepper’s original musical ‘Rose’ among big winners at Dora theatre awards

Jun 25 2019 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Soulpepper's first original musical "Rose" was among the big winners at the Dora Mavor Moore Awards. The production scored four trophies at the ceremony in Toronto on Tuesday night, including outstanding new musical. "Rose" led the musical theatre category, netting honours for best direction for Gregory Prest and an acting prize for featured player Peter Fernandes. From Sarah Wilson and […]

Maple Leafs extend qualifying offers to Marner, Kapanen and Johnsson

Jun 25 2019 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have extended qualifying offers to four restricted free agents, including star winger Mitch Marner. Forwards Andreas Johnsson, Kasperi Kapanen and Michael Carcone were also extended offers. Extending the offers is essentially a formality that allows the Maple Leafs to retain negotiating rights with the players. Marner, Johnsson and Kapanen are […]

Raptors president Ujiri addresses rare off-court issues during NBA title run

Jun 25 2019 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Even a championship can come with hiccups. Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri took time Tuesday in his season-ending press conference to talk about the few off-court negatives in an otherwise overwhelmingly successful championship season. Ujiri said organizers can do better than the disjointed championship parade last Monday to honour the Raptors' first NBA […]

Raptors president Ujiri addresses rare off-court issues during NBA title run

Jun 25 2019 — The Canadian Press — TORONTO — Even a championship can come with hiccups. Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri took time Tuesday in his season-ending press conference to talk about the few off-court negatives in an otherwise overwhelmingly successful championship season. Ujiri said organizers can do better than the disjointed championship parade last Monday to honour the Raptors' first NBA […]

Plastics forks at Trudeau lunch a sign of hypocrisy: Conservatives

Jun 25 2019 — The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are calling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a hypocrite over plastic cutlery that was available at a lunch meeting he held with youth activists in his Montreal riding. Trudeau tweeted a picture of himself having lunch on Monday with about half a dozen members of the Papineau Youth Council, including pizzas in […]

Plastics forks at Trudeau lunch a sign of hypocrisy: Conservatives

Jun 25 2019 — The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are calling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a hypocrite over plastic cutlery that was available at a lunch meeting he held with youth activists in his Montreal riding. Trudeau tweeted a picture of himself having lunch on Monday with about half a dozen members of the Papineau Youth Council, including pizzas in […]

Plastics forks at Trudeau lunch a sign of hypocrisy: Conservatives

Jun 25 2019 — The Canadian Press — OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives are calling Prime Minister Justin Trudeau a hypocrite over plastic cutlery that was available at a lunch meeting he held with youth activists in his Montreal riding. Trudeau tweeted a picture of himself having lunch on Monday with about half a dozen members of the Papineau Youth Council, including pizzas in […]