Top Story

Last updated by The Canadian Press
at 07:05 on May 23, 2015, EST.

Email sales@thecanadianpress.com
or call 416-507-2019
for more details on
publishing credible,
current news on your website.

NATIONAL NEWS

Maple Leafs introduce big-money head coach as Babcock-mania sweeps Toronto
TORONTO - Mike Babcock took over as Toronto head coach Thursday, saying the Maple Leafs are Canada's team and they need to be put back on the map.
The 52-year-old Babcock becomes the 30th head coach in Leafs' history.



SPORTS NEWS

Rockets, Generals, Oceanic and Remparts have won Memorial Cups before
QUEBEC - There are no strangers in this year's Memorial Cup tournament.
The four teams that will begin the battle at the Pepsi Colisee on Friday night have been in major junior hockey's championship tournament repeatedly, although its been 25 years since the Oshawa Generals' last appearance.



BUSINESS NEWS

Alberta premier-designate Rachel Notley speaks to the media in Edmonton on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Notley says her NDP government won't be tabling a full provincial budget until the fall THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amber Bracken
Incoming Alberta NDP premier says no full budget until the fall
EDMONTON - Incoming Alberta premier Rachel Notley says her NDP government won't be tabling a full provincial budget until the fall.
She says the legislature will be asked to approve what she called an "interim supply budget" to finance the operations of government in the meantime.



ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

FILE - In this Feb. 16, 2007 file photo, B.B. King performs at the Wicomico Youth and Civic Center, in Salisbury, Md. King died Thursday, May 14, 2015, peacefully in his sleep at his Las Vegas home at age 89, his lawyer said. (Matthew S. Gunby/The Daily Ti
Blues legend B.B. King, whose style set the standard for generations of musicians, dies at 89
LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Blues legend B.B. King has died in Las Vegas at age 89, his lawyer says.
Attorney Brent Bryson tells The Associated Press that King died peacefully in his sleep at 9:40 p.m. PDT Thursday at his home in Las Vegas.



HEALTH NEWS

Manitoba Finance Minister Greg Dewar and the Manitoba NDP party speaks about it's 2015 budget for the province at the Manitoba Legislature in Winnipeg, Thursday, April 30, 2015. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
A look at some of the highlights from Thursday's Manitoba budget
WINNIPEG - A few highlights from Manitoba's budget:
— Tobacco taxes going up by $1 a carton.