Monthly Archives: September 2017

Trump tweets NFL players should stand for national anthem Sunday

President Donald Trump restated his call for NFL players to stand during the playing of the “Star-Spangled Banner” ahead of this weekend’s games, tweeting Saturday night that it was “very important” and calling on players to “Respect our Flag and our Country!” Trump’s message was part of a series of Tweets, many of which defended the administration’s response to hurricane ...

Read More »

'Progress remains disappointing': Cami union on talks with GM

The union representing striking workers at Cami Automotive in Ingersoll, Ont., says it’s disappointed after a high-level meeting in Detroit with General Motors failed to break the deadlock. The 2,800 workers walked off the job almost two weeks ago in the town. Already, businesses in Ingersoll and auto suppliers in southwestern Ontario are feeling the impact. “Progress remains disappointing,” said Unifor 88 in a ...

Read More »

Toronto pleased to host 'magnificent' Invictus Games, mayor says

Toronto Mayor John Tory says the Invictus Games have been “magnificent” and the city was pleased to host the week-long event in which wounded, ill and injured service members and veterans competed in several sports. “If you look at it any which way, the stories are so inspiring,” Tory told CBC News Network on Saturday. Tory said the games benefited not ...

Read More »

The world is listening: first Nunavut Music Week festival underway in Iqaluit

The first Nunavut Music Week is underway in Iqaluit. It’s organized by Aakuluk Music — a record label in Nunavut— founded by members of the The Jerry Cans, one of Nunavut’s biggest international music acts. Musicians and bands from across the territory will be playing free shows at the Iqaluit Royal Canadian Legion Branch 168 Thursday and Saturday evening. During the ...

Read More »

Spanish police block polls to try to prevent Catalan independence referendum

Spanish police sealed off schools earmarked as polling stations and occupied the Catalan government’s communications hub on Saturday in an effort to prevent a banned independence referendum. Supporters of the poll spent the night in schools with their children and say they plan to remain there until Sunday to keep them open for voters, although a Spanish government source said more ...

Read More »

Your rooftop could be sprinkled with cosmic star dust

Saturday September 30, 2017 more stories from this episode The hunt for micrometeorites Eight years ago, Jon Larsen, a jazz musician from Norway, was sitting at a table when a shiny speck of metallic dust landed in front of him. That was enough to spark his interest and to start his search for more particles, which he suspected could be extra ...

Read More »

Americans on record pace at Presidents Cup

Phil Mickelson rolled in a 12-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to cap off another big day for the Americans and set a record for the largest lead after two sessions in Presidents Cup history. Another day like this and that’s what the International team will be — history. With an 8-2 lead, the Americans have a mathematical chance ...

Read More »