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B.C. envoy says the window is open slightly for softwood lumber deal with U.S.

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 6:14pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 6:45pm

VICTORIA — British Columbia's softwood trade envoy says there's a slight opportunity to quickly negotiate a new lumber agreement between Canada and the United States, but if a...

Eight-year difference in sentence sought by Crown, defence in drunk driving case

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 6:08pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 6:30pm

VANCOUVER — The deep-rooted effects of Canada's residential school system must be considered in the sentencing of a drunk driver who killed three people after mowing down two...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau toured Saskatchewan PolyTechnic with students during a visit to Saskatoon on March 29, 2017.

Trudeau tours Sask. Polytechnic to tout skills training investment

By JT Marshall March 29, 2017 - 5:52pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 5:52pm

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made his second stop in Saskatoon in the last four months on Wednesday to tour trade programs at Saskatchewan Polytechnic.

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UBC students create wearable overdose detector to combat opioid death crisis

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 5:46pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 6:15pm

VANCOUVER — A group of students at the University of British Columbia have turned to technology in an effort to address the opioid crisis by creating a wearable device they say...

2 ex-Christie aides sentenced in bridge traffic revenge plot

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 5:41pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

NEWARK, N.J. — Two former aides to Republican Gov. Chris Christie were sentenced to prison on Wednesday for creating a colossal traffic jam at the George Washington Bridge for...

Trudeau says child care budget plan 'huge' as critics call it overselling

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 5:36pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are putting on a political press to sell their child-care budget pledge, calling it ambitious in the face of questions about whether the funding...

Trudeau says still committed to carbon tax, gets called a scumbag by protester

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 5:35pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 6:00pm

WINNIPEG — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he's still committed to a carbon tax despite U.S. President Donald Trump's move to eliminate many restrictions on fossil fuel...

Bob Dylan archives open in Oklahoma; public centre planned

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 5:23pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 5:45pm

TULSA, Okla. — Part of music icon Bob Dylan's once-secret 6,000-piece archive, including thousands of hours of studio sessions, film reels and caches of unpublished lyrics, has...

As of April 1, the value of a trade-in will no longer be deductible in determining PST on the purchase of a new vehicle.

Sask. PST exemption for vehicle trade-ins to end April 1

By JT Marshall March 29, 2017 - 5:20pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 5:24pm

Car dealerships are crying foul after the trade-in value of vehicles will no longer be exempt from Provincial Sales Tax (PST) in Saskatchewan after April 1.

"It's really...

Severe storms threaten central US; trucker dies in Oklahoma

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 5:14pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 5:45pm

SPUR, Texas — A storm system blamed for the death of a truck driver in Oklahoma barrelled eastward Wednesday, generating a tornado in Houston and threatening additional bad...

A man and woman were arrested and charged on March 29, 2017 for the murder of Dylan Phillips, who died from a gunshot wound in an Avenue G home on Oct. 14, 2016.

2 more people charged with murder in Dylan Phillips' death

By 650 CKOM March 29, 2017 - 5:09pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 5:22pm

Two more people have been charged with murder in the death of Dylan Phillips.

Saskatoon police said an 18-year-old woman and a 25-year-old man were arrested Wednesday...

Attempted murder charge after vehicle shootings on three B.C. highways

By The Canadian Press March 29, 2017 - 4:57pm Updated: March 29, 2017 - 5:15pm

CHILLIWACK, B.C. — RCMP say a man has been charged with attempted murder in connection with a shooting in Chilliwack, B.C., as they investigate nearly two dozen truck shootings...