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Entries by Christian Cotroneo from 10/2011

B.C. Meat Recall: Ham, Sausage From Chilcotin Harvest May Be Contaminated Wit Botulism, E. Coli

Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - A recall has been issued for meat products made by a company in B.C.'s central interior because some of the food could be contaminated wit...

Vancouver Pipeline Burst: Three Companies Plead Guilty

Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada Business

VANCOUVER - Three companies connected to a burst pipeline that showered a Vancouver-area neighbourhood with black crude oil pleaded guilty Monday to e...

Women In Canadian Politics More Prominent, But Numbers Still Low

Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Could 2011 be the year of the Canadian woman in politics?The weekend's election of Alison Redford as leader of the Alberta Progressive Conser...

Cocaine Smuggling Ring Stretched From Saskatchewan To B.C.

Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada

VANCOUVER - Three B.C. men have been charged in what police are calling a multimillion-dollar drug scheme in which cocaine was smuggled into Canada fr...

Toronto Police Budget Cuts: Rob Ford Confident 10 Per Cent Can Be Saved

Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - It appears that Toronto's police chief still has some work to do to find savings for the force's 2012 budget.Chief Bill Blair met with Mayor...

Air Canada Apologizes Over Memo Linking Security Concerns To Displaced Aboriginal Families

Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada Business

WINNIPEG - Air Canada says it never meant to offend anyone in a memo about the airline's decision to stop using downtown Winnipeg hotels for crew layo...

Liberals Take Early Lead In P.E.I. Election

Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada Politics

The Liberal Party on P.E.I. has won another majority government. The Liberals won 22 seats while the Progressive Conservative...

Fusion Experiment By B.C. Firm Raises Concerns

Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada

A company in B.C.'s heavily populated Lower Mainland hopes to trigger a controlled, man-made nuclear fusion reaction — something no one...

PEI Election: Robert Ghiz Re-Elected With Majority Government

Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada Politics

CHARLOTTETOWN - Liberal Premier Robert Ghiz won his second majority government in Prince Edward Island, albeit a slightly reduced one, wrapping up an ...

PEI Election: Quick Facts On Election Results

Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada Politics

CHARLOTTETOWN - A look at the number of seats won in P.E.I. general election since 1966:2011: Liberals 22, Progressive Conservatives five.2007: Libera...

Amur Tiger Cubs Debut At Winnipeg Assiniboine Zoo

Posted 10.03.2011 | Canada

WINNIPEG - A pair of tiny tigers have been unveiled at the Assiniboine Park Zoo in Winnipeg.Their mother is Kendra, the zoo's 12-year-old Amur tiger, ...

Suspect Dies After Being Shot By Police

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada

A suspected bank robber died after being shot by police in the Charlesbourg borough of Quebec City Monday evening. Quebec Cit...

Rita Chretien, B.C. Woman Who Survived 49 Days In Nevada Wilderness, Says Husband Was Frantic

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada

PENTICTON, B.C. - A British Columbia woman who survived 49 days in the Nevada wilderness says her husband was frantic before leaving her in a desperat...

Stepfather Charged After 10-Year-Old Kills Teen

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada

A B.C. man is facing two charges after his 10-year-old stepson accidentally shot and killed another boy while showing off his stepfather'...

Air Canada Memo: Chief Rejects Apology Deemed 'Racist'

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada

WINNIPEG - The head of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs says the group does not accept Air Canada's apology over a memo about a decision to stop using ...

Claude Doughty, Huntsville Mayor: Clement Emails Embarrassing Vows To Use Phone In Future

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The mayor of Huntsville, Ont., says he'll be careful to avoid leaving an email trail next time he does business with a federal minister.Claud...

Passenger Plane Crashes In N.W.T.

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada

Two people died when an Air Tindi passenger plane crashed east of Yellowknife Tuesday afternoon, while two survivors were taken to hospit...

Boy, 12, Stabbed At Toronto School

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada

Toronto police say a 12-year-old boy was stabbed in the back in the city's west end late Tuesday afternoon. His injuries are ...

Starbucks Coffee Prices Going Up Across Canada

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada Business

TORONTO - Starbucks Canada raised prices for coffee and other beverages on Tuesday at stores across the country.The American coffee chain declined to ...

Ontario Election: Poll Suggests McGuinty Has A Solid Lead In Home Stretch

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - A new poll suggests the Ontario Liberals have taken a solid lead into the home stretch of the election campaign.The poll by Ipsos Reid puts ...

Border Security Deal Between Canada And U.S. Reached, Will Come With $1 Billion Price Tag

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - A much-ballyhooed perimeter security deal between Canada and the United States will come with a $1-billion price tag for new border facilitie...

Firefighters Battle Blaze At Historic Earnscliffe

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada

Firefighters are responding to a fire at the stone mansion that serves as residence to the British High Commissioner....

Fire At British High Commissioner's Residence

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada

OTTAWA - Ottawa firefighters quickly got control of a blaze Tuesday night at the residence of the British High Commissioner to Canada, a historic buil...

Vacant Stores Turned Art Galleries In Brooklyn

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada

Walking down a pretty barren stretch of downtown Brooklyn, I noticed something strange in the windows of the shops lining Willoughby Street. Although ...

Manitoba Election Results In Fourth NDP Majority

Posted 10.04.2011 | Canada Politics

WINNIPEG - Manitoba's New Democrats rode a resilient economy to win a fourth-straight majority government Tuesday, even though the Progressive Conserv...