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One airlifted to hospital after avalanche on glacier in Yoho National Park

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. — Parks Canada says it has responded to an avalanche involving three people in the Rocky Mountains as it waits for better conditions to resume searching for three other climbers believed to have died earlier this week.

RCMP investigate deck collapse at Langley, B.C., home; cause likely not criminal

LANGLEY, B.C. — The cause of a deck collapse at a home in Langley, B.C., during a wedding celebration that sent more than 35 people to hospital remains under investigation, the RCMP said Saturday. Langley RCMP Cpl.
Quebec officials urge caution after flood-caused sinkhole claims woman's life

Quebec officials urge caution after flood-caused sinkhole claims woman's life

MONTREAL — Quebec's deputy premier and public safety minister is urging those affected by flooding to exercise extreme caution and vigilance as rising water levels continue to wreak havoc on the province after claiming a life.
Soldiers deploying to flood-prone areas as water levels rise in New Brunswick

Soldiers deploying to flood-prone areas as water levels rise in New Brunswick

FREDERICTON — More than 100 Canadian soldiers are being deployed across western New Brunswick to help residents threatened by rising floodwaters, which have shown no signs of letting up.
PEI Green party candidate Josh Underhay and son killed in canoeing accident

PEI Green party candidate Josh Underhay and son killed in canoeing accident

CHARLOTTETOWN — With only a few days before voters were to go to the polls in Prince Edward Island, the Green party suspended all campaigning Saturday after the sudden death of one of its candidates and his young son.
Uber driver charged in two sexual assault investigations: Toronto police

Uber driver charged in two sexual assault investigations: Toronto police

Toronto police say an Uber driver is facing sexual assault charges in relation to two investigations. Police say 36-year-old Taneem Aziz of Mississauga faces one count each of forcible confinement and extortion, and two counts of sexual assault.

Global panel to review FAA approval of Boeing 737 Max flight controls

CHICAGO — A global team of experts next week will begin reviewing how the Boeing 737 Max's flight control system was approved by the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.

PEI Green party candidate John Underhay and son killed in canoeing accident

CHARLOTTETOWN — Prince Edward Island's Green party has suspended campaigning for Tuesday's provincial election, citing the sudden death of one of its candidates.

Ontario cuts conservation authority funding for flood programs

TORONTO — Ontario conservation authorities say the provincial government has cut their funding for flood management programs in half.

No winning ticket for Friday night's $25 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $25.5 million jackpot in Friday night's Lotto Max draw. That means the jackpot for the next draw on April 26 will grow to approximately $35 million. The Canadian Press