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Emerson's role as B.C. softwood envoy ends as trade battle looks headed to court

VICTORIA — David Emerson's appointment as British Columbia's special envoy to the United States on softwood lumber is coming to an end.
Two Fond du Lac teens take own lives as community recovers from plane crash

Two Fond du Lac teens take own lives as community recovers from plane crash

A small northern Saskatchewan First Nation is once again in mourning after two teenagers killed themselves in recent weeks. The suicides in Fond du Lac came as the community recovers from a Dec.

B.C. man charged in alleged 'spambot' attack on video streaming platform

COQUITLAM, B.C. — A British Columbia man has been charged with mischief after a U.S.-based social media platform was allegedly flooded with thousands of spam messages, effectively shutting down many of its channels.
Gesundheit! Stifling a sneeze can cause injuries in rare cases, experts say

Gesundheit! Stifling a sneeze can cause injuries in rare cases, experts say

TORONTO — With cases of flu continuing to rise in Canada, there's likely a whole lot of "achooing" going on across the country.
'Naked time:' Trial hears former Young Canadians worker wanted student photos

'Naked time:' Trial hears former Young Canadians worker wanted student photos

CALGARY — The trial of a former longtime employee of a performance group that entertains each year at the Calgary Stampede has heard that the accused would ask students to send him naked photos and was hoping for more "naked time" with them.

Efforts underway to break up ice jams that flooded Quebec City neighbourhood

QUEBEC — Authorities warned Monday there could be more evacuations after weekend flooding forced residents out of about 40 homes in a Quebec city neighbourhood. Heavy equipment had to be brought in to help break up ice jams on the St.
Trudeau defends North Korea meeting in the face of Russian, Chinese criticism

Trudeau defends North Korea meeting in the face of Russian, Chinese criticism

OTTAWA — Both China and Russia will be integral to securing peace on the Korean peninsula, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau conceded Monday even as he defended the decision to leave the two countries out of this week's international gathering on the per
Alberta, Saskatchewan to meet on licence plate dispute, but can't agree on site

Alberta, Saskatchewan to meet on licence plate dispute, but can't agree on site

EDMONTON — Alberta and Saskatchewan have a date for a meeting to discuss their trade issues, but Alberta says it will come too late to resolve a standoff over licence plates.
Ottawa could offer carbon rebates directly to residents in holdout provinces

Ottawa could offer carbon rebates directly to residents in holdout provinces

OTTAWA — The federal government is giving itself the legal wiggle room to give carbon tax rebate cheques directly to people in those provinces that refuse to impose a carbon tax of their own.
Lac-Megantic jurors to deliberate for sixth day Tuesday

Lac-Megantic jurors to deliberate for sixth day Tuesday

SHERBROOKE, Que. — A Quebec judge told the jurors at the Lac-Megantic trial Monday to take all the time they need to reach a verdict for three former railway employees accused in the tragedy that killed 47 people.