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  • Police searching along North Saskatchewan River for missing boy, 4

    May 12, 2018 12:35 AM 15

    Hundreds of volunteers joined police in Prince Albert, Sask., to look for Sweetgrass Kennedy, who hasn’t been seen since Thursday. PRINCE ALBERT, SASK.—Police say the search for a little boy has shifted to the North Saskatchewan River. Hundreds of volunteers joined police in Prince Albert to look for four-year-old Sweetgrass Kennedy, who hasn’t been seen since

  • Humboldt Broncos to rebuild in time for 2018-19 hockey season

    May 11, 2018 6:21 PM 12

    16 people connected to Broncos were killed when team's bus collided with a semi in April The Humboldt Broncos Hockey Club will welcome 80 prospective players to a hockey camp with the goal of rebuilding the Junior A team for the 2018-19 SJHL season. The club is also in the process of finding a head coach and general manager, according to a news release

  • Humboldt Broncos player signs with York University’s hockey team

    May 11, 2018 5:02 PM 12

    Kaleb Dahlgren is hoping to attend York in the fall, but it will depend on his recovery from injuries sustained in the April 6 crash. He was one of 13 players injured April 6 when the junior hockey team’s bus and a semi-trailer collided in rural Saskatchewan. Sixteen people — including assistant coach Mark Cross — were killed. Dahlgren said it’s been his goal since

  • Air Canada to cover flight of lovestruck Michigan teen so he can meet his Newfoundland girlfriend

    May 11, 2018 4:45 PM 12

    The Canadian airline tweeted Friday it will fly 19-year-old C.J. Poirier to Newfoundland after he launched a Twitter campaign for 530,000 retweets to obtain the plane ticket. ST. JOHN’S, N.L.—Love will be in the air next week, when a young man from Michigan flies to meet his Newfoundland girlfriend after a successful Twitter campaign to get Air Canada

  • Lac-Mégantic rail bypass to be funded jointly by federal, Quebec governments

    May 11, 2018 2:44 PM 9

    “There’s nothing we wouldn’t give to go back in the past and avoid being here today to make this announcement,” Trudeau said. “Obviously, we can’t rewrite history, but we can, together, shape the future.” Trudeau said many people are still dealing with the ongoing effects of trauma and loss and he hopes the bypass will help the community continue to heal and rebuild

  • Hands-on science hits the streets Saturday with Science Rendezvous

    May 11, 2018 2:00 PM 12

    From robots to coding to chemistry, Canadians are invited to take part in science weekend All across the country, from Nunavut to British Columbia to Newfoundland, people are invited to participate in hands-on science during this year's Science Rendezvous taking place this weekend. The annual events are held at locations — primarily universities — across

  • Northern voters get chance to grill Ontario party leaders at morning debate

    May 11, 2018 1:10 PM 31

    CBC News will live stream the debate, set to kick off at 11:30 a.m. ET Ontario's major party leaders will kick off the third day of the provincial election campaign with a debate. Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne, Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will lock horns at the closing event of the Federation of Northern Ontario

  • B.C. hits highest monthly drug overdose death toll since 2016

    May 10, 2018 11:24 PM 7

    The B.C. government declared a public health emergency over the crisis two years ago, but the death toll hasn’t abated. The coroner says more than 1,400 residents died from suspected illicit drug overdoses last year. The number of deaths for the first three months of this year is about the same as the 400 reported for the same period in 2017, the coroner

  • Freeland gets briefing from U.S. lawmakers on tight window for passing NAFTA

    May 10, 2018 9:18 PM 54

    Auto issues have U.S., Mexico at odds as U.S. trade czar Robert Lighthizer meets with Mexican counterpart Canada's foreign minister got a detailed explanation Thursday about why there might only be a few days left to get a NAFTA agreement in 2018. Chrystia Freeland attended a discussion with top U.S. lawmakers on Capitol Hill. They included the speaker

  • U.S. lawmakers brief Chrystia Freeland on fast-tracking NAFTA talks

    May 10, 2018 8:04 PM 9

    The prevailing view in Washington is that it would likely be impossible to get a vote this year on any agreement reached after around May 18. They shared their view of the so-called fast-track law, which sets the rules for votes on trade deals. The prevailing view in Washington is that it would likely be impossible to get a vote this year on any agreement