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The University of Saskatchewan unveiled the first tele-robotic ultrasound machine in North America on June 27, 2017.

U of S unveils first robot ultrasound device in N. America

By Celine Grimard June 27, 2017 - 4:43pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:43pm

New robot technology at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon will allow patients in remote communities to receive real-time medical care.

The first demonstration...

Confusion reigns in military post lockdown; no shots fired

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 4:36pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 5:00pm

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — Two 911 calls and a tweet about the possibility of an active shooter at a military installation set off a day of panic and confusion in Alabama.

The...

The Latest: Pennsylvania health company restoring network

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 4:31pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 5:15pm

NEW YORK — The Latest on a widespread cyberattack that is affecting companies and government systems (all times EDT):

6:20 p.m.

A Pennsylvania health care system...

US cites preparations for chemical weapons attack in Syria

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 4:25pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 5:00pm

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Tuesday it has detected "active preparations" by Syria for a chemical attack and threatened to retaliate — warning of action that...

Saskatoon Police Chief Clive Weighill announced on June 27, 2017 he'll be retiring in the fall.

Saskatoon Police Chief Weighill announces fall retirement

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 27, 2017 - 4:19pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:19pm

Saskatoon Police Chief Clive Weighill is retiring after 11 years on the job.   He made the announcement Tuesday afternoon at a meeting of the police board of commissioners at...

Feds meeting fiscal goals, inherited $18B baseline deficit: Trudeau

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 4:12pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:45pm

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau insisted Tuesday that his Liberal government has been keeping its promise to be fiscally responsible and blamed the previous Conservative...

Canada in the right on softwood dispute, will keep working with U.S.: Trudeau

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 4:03pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:30pm

OTTAWA — The fact that new anti-dumping duties slapped on Canadian softwood companies came in lower than expected has Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr hoping the United...

Ontario spending $85M to clean up mercury in two First Nation communities

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:48pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:15pm

TORONTO — Ontario is spending an additional $85 million to clean up a mercury-contaminated river that has plagued two First Nation communities for half a century.

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Health Canada allows oral and nasal use of drugs at 2 B.C. consumption sites

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:47pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:15pm

VANCOUVER — Drug users at supervised consumption sites is Surrey, B.C., have been allowed to use substances orally and nasally, not just by injection, in the first such...

Charges laid alleging death threats against B.C.'s premier, Speaker

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:35pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

VICTORIA — A woman faces charges of uttering death threats aimed at Premier Christy Clark and Speaker of the legislature Steve Thomson over allegations she left threatening...

Minor New York City subway derailment causes outage, delays

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:31pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

NEW YORK — A subway train derailed near a station in Harlem on Tuesday, frightening passengers, causing minor injuries to seven people and leading to massive systemwide delays...

Use of force was appropriate: report into Newfoundland police shooting death

By The Canadian Press June 27, 2017 - 3:27pm Updated: June 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — The police officer who shot and killed a man in his Newfoundland home used faulty judgment but appropriate force, says an inquiry head who chides the RCMP's...

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