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Tbnewswatch National News
Wednesday February 10 2016
7:52 AM EST

Sexual assault trial of former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi continues in Toronto COURT

TORONTO — The sexual assault trial of former CBC Radio host Jian Ghomeshi continues today in a Toronto courtroom. The 48-year-old Ghomeshi has pleaded not guilty to four counts of sexual assault, and one count of overcome resistance by choking....

A TRIUMF for art and Canada's home to particle and nuclear physics CANADA

VANCOUVER — Art is colliding with science inside Canada's home for particle and nuclear physics. The artist-in-residence program at TRIUMF in Vancouver is bridging...

Quebec expected to balance budget, re-invest in education, in new legislation session CANADA

QUEBEC — A new legislative session in Quebec opens today as the governing Liberals seek to fulfil an election promise of creating 250,000 jobs. The province's new economic minister, Dominique Anglade, has been tasked with coming up with...

Fortis to buy U.S. electric transmission company ITC for US$11.3 billion BUSINESS

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Fortis Inc. has a friendly deal to buy U.S. electric transmission company ITC for US$11.3 billion, which will operate as a  stand-alone company...

Canada's bombing mission over by Feb. 22; training mission to triple CANADA

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada's fighter jets will end their fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria within the next two weeks....

Winter storm forecast causing closures, travel changes in Atlantic Canada CANADA

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's provincial government has announced its offices are closing for the afternoon as Environment Canada warns a major storm is on its way to Atlantic Canada. The national weather forecaster says snow will begin in...

New system to release census data faces uncertain future CANADA

OTTAWA — An $18−million project to make it easier to sort through reams of data from the coming census has been beset by delays and uncertainty that the three−year...

Back-to-back winter storms could impact Atlantic Canada this week CANADA

HALIFAX — Environment Canada is warning some Atlantic Canadians to brace for back−to−back winter storms early this week. The national weather forecaster says a significant winter storm is expected to track towards the region on...

Trudeau to lay out Canada's future in fight against ISIL JUSTIN TRUDEAU

OTTAWA — The Liberal government is expected to finally lay out Canada’s contribution to the war against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has scheduled a news conference for Monday in Ottawa where...

Priest faces sex charges dating back to 1980s CRIME

EDMONTON — An Anglican priest faces sex related charges stemming from allegations dating from when he worked at a youth jail in Edmonton in the 1980s. Police say Gordon William Dominey, 63, is accused of sexually assaulting five youths when...

Regina jury convicts pair in death of four-year old girl COURT

REGINA — A Regina jury has convicted a woman of second−degree murder and a man of manslaughter in the death of a four−year−old girl after the pair were accused of denying the child and her younger sister food and purposely hurting...

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