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'What we expected:' Trucker in Humboldt Broncos crash released on $1,000 bail

'What we expected:' Trucker in Humboldt Broncos crash released on $1,000 bail

MELFORT, Sask. — The father of a hockey player killed in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash says he felt empty as he caught the eye of an accused truck driver who was released on $1,000 bail in court Tuesday.
Canada has less than half the number of cops needed to spot high drivers: chiefs

Canada has less than half the number of cops needed to spot high drivers: chiefs

OTTAWA — The Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police says it is unlikely to reach its goal of having 2,000 officers trained to spot drug-impaired drivers when marijuana becomes legal later this year.
Involve business in ocean plastics pollution issue, talks: McKenna

Involve business in ocean plastics pollution issue, talks: McKenna

HALIFAX — The federal environment minister says she wants business leaders involved when she and her counterparts from other G7 nations gather in Halifax this fall to discuss how to reduce the flow of plastic waste into the oceans.
Winnipeg man who left mother on floor for 3 weeks before her death gets 3 months

Winnipeg man who left mother on floor for 3 weeks before her death gets 3 months

WINNIPEG — A Winnipeg man who left his 89-year-old mother on the floor of their home, covered in her own feces and urine until she died, was handed a three-month jail sentence Tuesday.
Ottawa to spend $70 million on Atlantic health information service: premiers

Ottawa to spend $70 million on Atlantic health information service: premiers

SUMMERSIDE, P.E.I. — The federal government will spend up to $70 million to create a new electronic health prescription service for Atlantic Canada, which will also give residents access to their personal health records.
'Pothole Man' on a mission to protect drivers in rural Newfoundland

'Pothole Man' on a mission to protect drivers in rural Newfoundland

TWILLINGATE, N.L. — For years, drivers along Newfoundland's Road to the Isles thought the orange circles around the highway's notorious potholes were put there by the Department of Transportation.
Buddhist leader facing sexual misconduct allegations apologizes to community

Buddhist leader facing sexual misconduct allegations apologizes to community

HALIFAX — International Buddhist leader Sakyong Mipham Rinpoche is apologizing for the "pain, confusion and anger" sweeping through the Shambhala community amid sexual misconduct allegations against the Nova Scotia-based spiritual leader.

Curriculum writing session cancellation sparks concern in Ontario

TORONTO — Ontario's sudden cancellation of curriculum writing sessions designed to fulfil findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission has Indigenous leaders and others expressing concern and calling it a "step backward" on the road to reconci
CUPE files application with CIRB to represent WestJet flight attendants

CUPE files application with CIRB to represent WestJet flight attendants

CALGARY — The Canadian Union of Public Employees has filed an application at the Canada Industrial Relations Board to represent flight attendants at WestJet.
New website lets you navigate the PATH on your phone

New website lets you navigate the PATH on your phone

TORONTO — Many who venture into Toronto's PATH walkway get lost in the labyrinth of underground tunnels. But a new website wants to help people navigate the largest subterranean shopping mall in the world.