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September 18, 2018 3:19 PM FIFA president averse to Spanish League games in U.S

ZURICH—FIFA President Gianni Infantino is still not persuaded about playing Spanish league games in the United States. Infantino says on Tuesday he would “prefer to see a great MLS game in the U.S. rather than La Liga being in the U.S.” His statement repeated comments made last month in Washington DC after the Spanish league announced its 15-year, brand-building 8

September 17, 2018 5:45 PM Salesforce billionaire Benioff to buy Time magazine, boosting influence

Marc Benioff, the billionaire co-founder of software maker Salesforce.com Inc., is making a play to project his influence far beyond Silicon Valley with the purchase of Time magazine. The 53-year-old entrepreneur and his wife, Lynne, agreed to pay $190 million in cash to Meredith Corp. for the venerable but struggling print publication, stoking comparisons 7

September 16, 2018 2:28 PM Aircraft hunt for plane reported overdue on flight from Edmonton to Chilliwack

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — Aircraft are searching the British Columbia Interior for a small plane with two people on board that’s gone missing. The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre says in a statement that its Pacific division was notified Friday afternoon that a small, private plane was overdue on a flight from Edmonton to Chilliwack, B.C. It says a Hercules 9

September 15, 2018 3:56 PM ‘We have to move forward:’ Humboldt station hires new play-by-play voice

HUMBOLDT, SASK.—A plan to bring hockey broadcasters in from across the country to call Humboldt Broncos games this season will not go ahead. Instead, local radio station CHBO Bolt FM has hired an up-and-coming Winnipeg broadcaster to take over for Tyler Bieber, its play-by-play voice who was killed along with 15 others in last April’s Broncos bus crash 10

September 14, 2018 6:09 PM Ontario outlines arguments in lawsuit against federal carbon tax plan

The Ontario government says it has taken the next step in its legal challenge against the federal government’s carbon tax plan. Environment Minister Rod Phillips says the government has filed a statement in court outlining its arguments that Ottawa’s carbon pricing plan is unconstitutional. The province argues the federal government does not have the power 12

September 10, 2018 1:17 PM Despite Trump tweet, Ford says it won’t make hatchback in U.S

WASHINGTON—Ford won’t be moving production of a hatchback wagon to the United States from China — despite U.S. President Donald Trump’s claim Sunday that his taxes on Chinese imports mean the Focus Active can be built in America. Citing Trump’s new tariffs, Ford on Aug. 31 said it was dropping plans to ship the Focus Active from China to America 11

September 8, 2018 1:57 AM Staff members at two California nursing homes allegedly abandoned seniors during wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO—As a firestorm descended on the Northern California city of Santa Rosa in October, staff members at two nursing homes abandoned their residents, many of them unable to walk and suffering from memory problems, according to a legal complaint filed by the California Department of Social Services. While none of the residents died or were injured 7

September 7, 2018 10:09 PM Quebec’s Coalition leader promises to expel immigrants who fail to learn French

Legault’s proposal was panned by Liberal Leader Philippe Couillard, who accused his rival of fear-mongering and wanting to “break up families.” He argued that Quebec’s immigration policy has been a success, noting that about 50 per cent of all jobs in recent years have been filled by immigrants. “Immigrants are learning French, and you know where they learn 22

September 6, 2018 4:12 PM N.B. Greens release homecare plan aimed at improving services and salaries

FREDERICTON—New Brunswick’s Green party has released a homecare plan that focuses on more individualized care and increased salaries for homecare workers. Leader David Coon says a one-size-fits-all, profit-driven model leads to lower in-home care standards and unacceptable wages. Coon says if his party forms government, it would increase training requirements 13

September 6, 2018 9:00 AM Home prices rise against tighter supply in August

August appears to have cemented the Toronto region’s real estate recovery, with average resale home prices up 4.7 per cent year over year to $765,270, including single-family homes and highrise apartments. That is about $34,000 higher than the average a year ago. The number of detached-house sales increased 19.2 per cent in the 905 areas outside of Toronto 12