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Cost of basic cellphone service up, full-feature packages down

Cost of basic cellphone service up, full-feature packages down

TORONTO — The price of basic wireless phone service in Canada has gone up 16 per cent since last year but packages with more features have held steady or gone down, according to an annual study commissioned by Industry Canada and the CRTC.
DC Entertainment won't allow Superman logo on boy's memorial statue

DC Entertainment won't allow Superman logo on boy's memorial statue

TORONTO — DC Entertainment is refusing to allow the Superman logo to adorn a memorial statue of a Toronto boy who loved the superhero during his short life before his grandparents starved him to death.
Water rising on Assiniboine River as 'very significant crest' hits Manitoba

Water rising on Assiniboine River as 'very significant crest' hits Manitoba

WINNIPEG — Flood officials in Manitoba say a crest of floodwater is set to hit river-side communities west of Winnipeg.
Manitoba wants prostitution bill amended

Manitoba wants prostitution bill amended

OTTAWA — Manitoba's attorney general is calling on the Harper government to amend its new prostitution bill and remove a section that still criminalizes some acts of actual prostitution.
Beefs flow in as spam law takes effect

Beefs flow in as spam law takes effect

TORONTO — More than 1,000 complaints have been filed since the new anti-spam law took effect on Tuesday, says Manon Bombardier, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission’s chief compliance and enforcement officer.
Philadelphia Flyers captain Giroux reportedly arrested

Philadelphia Flyers captain Giroux reportedly arrested

OTTAWA - The Philadelphia Flyers say they are aware of stories out of Ottawa "surrounding" Claude Giroux, who was reportedly arrested Tuesday night for allegedly grabbing the buttocks of a male police officer.
Fervour builds for First Nations deals in wake of titles ruling

Fervour builds for First Nations deals in wake of titles ruling

Attempts by the B.C.
CBC cutting back evening news, in-house production in shift to digital

CBC cutting back evening news, in-house production in shift to digital

TORONTO — The CBC says it is cutting back dinner-hour newscasts and in-house production in a bid to shift its priorities from radio and television to digital and mobile services. The public broadcaster announced its five-year strategic plan Thursday.
Some facts and figures about Canada's Metis

Some facts and figures about Canada's Metis

OTTAWA — Metis organizations in British Columbia are embroiled in a bitter dispute that has made its way to the Canadian Human Rights Commission.
Rival B.C. Metis groups take feud to human-rights commission

Rival B.C. Metis groups take feud to human-rights commission

OTTAWA — Two rival Metis groups in British Columbia are locked in an ugly public battle that has gone all the way to the Canadian Human Rights Commission.