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Woman, two children killed in Coquitlam, B.C. highway crash

COQUITLAM, B.C. — RCMP say a young woman and two children have been killed in a head-on crash in Coquitlam, B.C.. Investigators say the accident happened early Friday night on the Lougheed Highway just east of Vancouver.

B.C. responds to lawsuit over fees to welfare recipients for methadone treatment

VANCOUVER — The British Columbia government says it has done nothing wrong by redirecting money from the income-assistance cheques of recovering heroin addicts to pay private methadone-dispensing clinics for treatment. In documents filed in B.C.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $13 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $13 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on May 5 will grow to approximately $19 million. The Canadian Press

Waterton and Glacier parks on Alberta-Montana border get dark-sky designation

WATERTON, Alta. — A pair of sister parks straddling the border between Alberta and Montana have received a special designation. The Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park, as the Canadian and U.S.

Edmonton dentist and big hockey fan crowns patients with Oilers logo

EDMONTON — Dentist Dr. Alex Pavlenko is providing a unique way for Edmonton Oilers fans to show off their love of the hockey team, with porcelain crowns featuring the Oilers' logo.

Leaked Trump draft order blames NAFTA for 'massive' wealth transfer from U.S.

WASHINGTON — A published report says President Donald Trump planned to give Canada and Mexico five days notice that the U.S. intended to leave the North American Free Trade Agreement.
B.C. leader could drag Canada into unwanted battle with U.S. on softwood: expert

B.C. leader could drag Canada into unwanted battle with U.S. on softwood: expert

BURNABY, B.C. — A vow by British Columbia's Liberal leader to fight American tariffs on softwood lumber may force the federal government to wage an unwanted battle with the United States, an international trade expert says.

Conviction, five-year sentence upheld for cop who faked crash reports

TORONTO — A veteran police officer who prepared bogus accident reports in exchange for cash lost his bid on Friday to overturn his conviction and five-year prison term.

Three men sentenced for stealing $18 million worth of maple syrup in Quebec

MONTREAL — Three men convicted in connection with the theft of $18 million worth of maple syrup in Quebec were sentenced on Friday to between two and eight years.
Fixing mandatory minimum penalties a way to cut court backlogs: minister

Fixing mandatory minimum penalties a way to cut court backlogs: minister

GATINEAU, Que.