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Some first responders from  Humboldt Broncos bus crash get mental-health break

Some first responders from Humboldt Broncos bus crash get mental-health break

WASKESIU, Sask. — Paramedic Deanndra King was on a day off, getting ready for a weekend curling bonspiel, when she got the call from her boss about an accident involving a bus.
In one Quebec farming town, Mali peacekeeping mission hits close to home

In one Quebec farming town, Mali peacekeeping mission hits close to home

STE-ELISABETH, Que. — Many people have recently turned their attention to Mali as Canadian soldiers arrive in the troubled West African nation to begin their first substantial peacekeeping mission in decades.

Ontario ticket claims Friday night's $60 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — There is one winning ticket for the $60 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw — and it was sold somewhere in Ontario.
NPD Leader Jagmeet Singh fuels speculation as he visits B.C.'s Burnaby South

NPD Leader Jagmeet Singh fuels speculation as he visits B.C.'s Burnaby South

VANCOUVER — Federal New Democrat Leader Jagmeet Singh says while he has been encouraged to run for Parliament in the newly vacated British Columbia riding of Burnaby South, he won't be making an announcement yet.
Health Canada 'concerned' by cannabis companies sponsoring music events

Health Canada 'concerned' by cannabis companies sponsoring music events

Health Canada said Friday it's prepared to crack down on licensed medical marijuana producers who are sponsoring music festivals and other events.
Ontario minister exchanges words with federal minister over asylum seekers

Ontario minister exchanges words with federal minister over asylum seekers

WINNIPEG — Ontario's minister responsible for immigration has demanded an apology from federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen for saying the province is promoting fear about asylum seekers.

B.C. says local governments can regulate pot growth on agricultural land

VANCOUVER — Local and Indigenous governments in British Columbia will be permitted to prevent marijuana production in their communities on land that is part of the Agricultural Land Reserve, but with conditions.
Pleads guilty: Nexen fined $750K for huge  pipeline spill in northern Alberta

Pleads guilty: Nexen fined $750K for huge pipeline spill in northern Alberta

CALGARY — A Calgary energy company has pleaded guilty to federal and provincial environmental charges over one of the largest pipeline spills in Alberta history.

Man sought on charges of threatening Trump may be in Montreal: U.S. Marshals

MONTREAL — The U.S. Marshals Service says a Pennsylvania fugitive who allegedly threatened to put a bullet in President Donald Trump's head might be in the Montreal area.

Ontario government cancels 758 renewable energy deals, says it saves millions

TORONTO — Ontario's new Progressive Conservative government is cancelling 758 renewable energy contracts in what it says is an effort to reduce electricity bills in the province.