Guardian Guardian - The Canadian PressList of the latest articles from this category./Author-The-Canadian-Press/5951/204Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:53:30 -0500Tue, 24 Nov 2015 22:53:30 -0500enTrudeau, premiers aim to rebrand Canada, shed image as environmental pariah, 24 Nov 2015 06:39:24 -0500OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the country's premiers launched a rebranding campaign Monday aimed at transforming Canada's image on the world stage from environmental pariah to climate change champion. The first ministers ended their first formal meeting in nearly seven years ... - World Duffy's friend either unqualified consultant, or experienced hand, 23 Nov 2015 20:04:55 -0500Those are the two pictures emerging of Gerald Donohue at Duffy's fraud, breach of trust, bribery trial hopeful Canada can shed image as environmental pariah, 23 Nov 2015 19:10:58 -0500OTTAWA – The advent of new leadership in Ottawa and Alberta will allow Canada to shed its international reputation as an environmental pariah, premiers asserted Monday as they arrived for their first formal meeting with a prime minister in nearly seven years.Premiers praised Justin Trudeau's ... of Syrian refugee plan to have domino effect across Canada, 23 Nov 2015 17:45:09 -0500OTTAWA — The planned announcement Tuesday of how Canada will take in thousands of Syrian refugees will drive ongoing local, national and international efforts into high gear, a program that will extend far beyond the Liberals' self-imposed end-of-year deadline.Syrians have been steadily ... - World ministers meet in show of good intentions to combat climate change, 23 Nov 2015 10:10:38 -0500OTTAWA - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the country's premiers will take the first steps Monday toward reversing Canada's reputation as an environmental laggard in the international fight against climate change. A gathering of first ministers - the first such meeting in nearly seven years - ... Duffy friend expected to continue to testify at fraud trial today, 23 Nov 2015 09:34:43 -0500OTTAWA - A close friend of Mike Duffy is expected to continue his testimony today at the senator's fraud trial. Over three years Gerald Donohue took in roughly $65,000 in taxpayer money for a variety of contracts, directing the money through a firm owned by his wife and son. He also signed ... - World McLean is diagnosed with melanoma, cancels annual Christmas tour, 21 Nov 2015 23:20:19 -0500Stuart McLean has called off his annual Vinyl Cafe Christmas Tour to begin treatment for melanoma. McLean has toured with the CBC radio show since 1998, according to the show's website. McLean made the announcement about his cancer Saturday on his Facebook page and on the radio show's ... don't always have time for a Tim Hortons, 20 Nov 2015 21:17:34 -0500TORONTO - Turns out not everyone has time for Tim Hortons, especially in the United States. The coffee and doughnut chain took surprise measures this week when it pulled the plug on some restaurants in New York and Maine as part of a performance review. The closures sparked plenty of attention ... Senate finance clerk returns to stand at Mike Duffy's trial, 20 Nov 2015 13:23:37 -0500OTTAWA - A former Senate finance clerk is back on the stand at Sen. Mike Duffy's criminal trial. Nicole Proulx testified in April but her appearance was cut short after legal wrangling over the admissability of internal Senate reports on residency requirements. But last week the judge ruled ... - World Red Claws defeat Raptors 905 109-104, 19 Nov 2015 23:51:51 -0500MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - In a fitting beginning for Raptors 905, a Canadian provided several of the highlight-reel moments. Sim Bhullar, who grew in Brampton, Ont., just a short drive from Mississauga's Hershey Centre, threw down several monstrous dunks Thursday in the inaugural home-opener for ... CRTC pick, pay rules for television to take effect next year, 19 Nov 2015 18:16:30 -0500Aiming to give Canadians more options when subscribing to cable, satellite television service tie up loose ends as Duffy trial resumes, 19 Nov 2015 17:15:44 -0500Includes testimony from a friend of Duffy's who received $65,000 in unusual contracts approves first genetically modified fish for human consumption: AquaBounty, 19 Nov 2015 12:12:39 -0500HALIFAX - The Food and Drug Administration in the United States has approved the production and sale of the first genetically modified salmon for human consumption. AquaBounty said in a statement today that it has won approval for its AquAdvantage salmon, an Atlantic salmon that has been ... Duffy trial to resume after lengthy break, 19 Nov 2015 08:15:15 -0500OTTAWA - A much anticipated appearance by Sen. Mike Duffy will highlight the resumption of his trial today in Ottawa. Ontario Justice Charles Vaillancourt will resume hearing the Crown's case against Duffy on 31 charges of fraud, breach of trust, and bribery. The senator for Prince Edward ... - World for dairy industry under review: Freeland, 18 Nov 2015 21:56:20 -0500Liberal trade minister says $4.3-billion compensation package to offset Trans-Pacific Partnership is not done deal Estrada signs two-year deal with Blue Jays worth $26 million, 13 Nov 2015 18:19:39 -0500Marco Estrada will help the Toronto Blue Jays defend their American League East pennant next season. Estrada and the Blue Jays agreed to a two-year deal worth US$26 million on Friday, helping the 32-year-old right-handed pitcher avoid free agency and reinforce Toronto's starting rotation. “We ... Kate forms in ocean; not expected to hit Atlantic provinces, 11 Nov 2015 16:07:32 -0500Hurricane Kate has formed in the Atlantic north of Bermuda, but is not expected to impact Atlantic Canada. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says the fourth hurricane of the Atlantic season was centred about 420 kilometres north of Bermuda early today and moving northeast at nearly 65 ... split on whether youth appreciate veterans enough, poll finds, 09 Nov 2015 11:38:06 -0500TORONTO - Canadians overwhelmingly find Remembrance Day as relevant today as when it began nearly a century ago, but are split on whether younger generations properly appreciate and honour the country's veterans, according to a new survey released days before the ceremony.The poll commissioned ... - World premiers want their provinces to work more closely together, 06 Nov 2015 20:26:43 -0500The three Maritime premiers say they want their provinces to work more closely together as a region and they expect to foster better relations with the federal government. The premiers wrapped up a one-day meeting Friday in Charlottetown by announcing a strengthened Maritime partnership on ... rejects Keystone XL pipeline, says it's not in U.S. interests, 06 Nov 2015 16:06:14 -0500WASHINGTON - U.S. President Barack Obama has announced he's rejected TransCanada's application to build the Keystone XL pipeline, capping a seven-year saga that became an environmental flashpoint in both Canada and the United States. Obama said the Keystone pipeline would “not serve the ... - World