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Entries by Christian Cotroneo from 06/2011

Dolores Soucy, Mother Of Murdered Quebec Girl, Says Police Close To Catching Killer

Posted 06.01.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MONTREAL - The mother of slain Quebec girl Jolene Riendeau says police are close to catching her killer. Dolores Soucy says t...

Vancouver Canucks, Boston Bruins Line Up For Stanley Cup Final

Posted 06.01.2011 | Canada

CBC -- Vancouver Canucks fever is sweeping across B.C. as anxious fans await the start of the final round of the Stanley Cup playoffs against the Bost...

Luongo-Thomas: How They Stack Up

Posted 06.01.2011 | Canada

One goaltender stands at his end of the rink with much to prove and critics to silence; the other basks in the love thrown his way and hasn't felt muc...

Sedin Twins: Hockey's Dynamic Duo

Posted 06.01.2011 | Canada

It has become the great debate of the 2011 Stanley Cup playoffs. Not the Vancouver Canucks or Boston Bruins - that will eventually be decided on th...

Wollaston Lake, Northern Saskatchewan, Fire Threatens 1,000

Posted 06.01.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- WOLLASTON LAKE, Sask. - Smoke from an out-of-control forest fire has closed the only way out for residents from a northern Saska...

Woman Swept Over Niagara Falls, Body Recovered

Posted 06.01.2011 | Canada

The body of a woman swept over the brink of Niagara Falls after she was seen on the Canadian side of the Niagara River has been recovered. The 51-y...

Slave Lake Soil Tested For Toxins

Posted 06.01.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- Soil in the northern Alberta town of Slave Lake is being tested for toxins after a wildfire destroyed many of the community's ho...

Dimitri Soudas, Harper Spokesman, Steps Down

Posted 06.01.2011 | Canada Politics

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Stephen Harper's pitbull chief spokesman is leaving the Prime Minister's Office after nine years dogging the heels of t...

NDP Election Day Support Solidifies: Poll

Posted 06.02.2011 | Canada Politics

CANADA PRESS -- OTTAWA - A new poll suggests New Democrats appear to have consolidated their support as official Opposition to the Harper Conservative...

Canadian Dollar Declines, As Economic Concerns Mount And Oil Prices Drop

Posted 06.02.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - The Canadian dollar declined Thursday, falling for a second day with the currency pressured by low oil prices and furt...

Canada Oil Production To Rise By Nearly Two-Thirds By 2025

Posted 06.02.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- CALGARY - Canadian crude production is set to rise by nearly two-thirds by 2025, an energy industry group said Thursday as it st...

Avril Lavigne Reaches 20 Million Facebook Fans

Posted 06.02.2011 | Canada

Avril Lavigne's latest accomplishment certainly gives her something to 'Smile' about. She has 20,923,317 Facebook friends to date -- and she showed h...

Bono Hitchhiking, Picked Up By NHL's Gilbert Brule In Vancouver

Posted 06.02.2011 | Canada

National Hockey League players are not known as the gentlest of men, but outside the rink they can be some of the most helpful around, especially if y...

Harper's Cat-Naming Contest Captivates Facebook

Posted 06.05.2011 | Canada Politics

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Only a month after the federal election Prime Minister Stephen Harper is headed back to the polls -- to help name his n...

Montreal Hotels Become High-End Shelters For Flood Victims

Posted 06.05.2011 | Huffington Post

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- ST-JEAN-SUR-RICHELIEU, Que. -- Quebec's once-in-a-century floods that have forced hundreds from their homes are transforming som...

Hog Farmer Faces Massive Fine For Abuse

Posted 06.05.2011 | Canada

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Toronto Stock Exchange Reeling From Bad US Economy

Posted 06.05.2011 | Canada Business

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- TORONTO - The Toronto stock market could be in for further losses this week and may test the lows of the year after major disapp...

Paula Findlay, Canada, Leads Madrid Triathlon

Posted 06.05.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- MADRID - Canada's Paula Findlay won the Madrid elite women's triathlon on Sunday, strengthening her lead in the world series cha...

Brigette DePape, Protesting Page, Gets Michael Moore's Attention

Posted 06.05.2011 | Canada
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THE CANADIAN PRESS -- Michael Moore, the high-profile American activist and filmmaker, has become a cheerleader of the Senate page who lost her job fo...

Radiation Exposure To Workers May Have Changed Blood Chemistry

Posted 06.05.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - Some medical specialists and other workers have been overexposed to radiation, a few getting doses high enough to chang...

Federal Budget Leak Points To Few Surprises

Posted 06.05.2011 | Canada Politics

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - In a way, it will go down as the ultimate budget leak. When Finance Minister Jim Flaherty stands up in the House of ...

Montreal Next For Postal Worker Walkout

Posted 06.05.2011 | Canada

CBC -- Montreal is the next city for a postal worker walkout as part of rotating work stoppages across the country. CUPW announced Montreal employe...

German Bean Sprouts, E. Coli Outbreak, Not Linked

Posted 06.06.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- BERLIN - In a surprising U-turn, German officials said initial tests published Monday provided no evidence that sprouts from an ...

Hassan Diab, Ottawa Professor Accused Of Bombing Paris Synagogue, Cleared For Extradition

Posted 06.06.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- OTTAWA - A judge has committed an Ottawa sociology professor for extradition to France to face bombing charges. The decision ...

Harper Visits Quebec Flood Zone, Announces Financial Support, Disaster Mitigation Plan

Posted 06.06.2011 | Canada

THE CANADIAN PRESS -- VENISE-EN-QUEBEC, Que. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrived in Quebec's flood zone without hip waders -- but he did come carr...