The Canadian Press

Trudeau returns to byelection campaign trail, critics say he should stay away

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 5:22pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 5:45pm

OTTAWA — Advance voting began Friday in five federal byelections and the prime minister was back on the stump, appearing at an event for the Liberal candidate in an Ottawa-area...

Venezuela asks UN help in boosting medicine supplies

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 5:17pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 6:00pm

CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has asked the United Nations for "help" boosting medicine supplies as he struggles to combat crippling shortages....

No repeal for 'Obamacare' - a humiliating defeat for Trump

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 5:03pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

WASHINGTON — In a humiliating failure, President Donald Trump and GOP leaders yanked their bill to repeal "Obamacare" off the House floor Friday when it became clear it would...

Liberals' second budget leaves big questions on vets' pensions, defence spending

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 5:30pm

OTTAWA — The Liberals checked off many of their remaining promises to veterans in Wednesday's federal budget, but left one big priority marked incomplete: giving injured ex-...

NHL Players' Association urges USA Hockey not to recruit replacement players

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 4:59pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 5:15pm

The NHL Players' Association says it's a bad idea for USA Hockey to recruit replacement players for the women's world hockey championships.

USA Hockey informed players'...

Advocates say Ottawa, provinces not doing enough to help injured veterans

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 4:54pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 5:15pm

HALIFAX — Veterans advocates in Nova Scotia are blasting the federal government for its inaction on a promise to re-introduce life-long pensions for those injured in uniform,...

Four new Alberta justices include former Olympic boxer Willie deWit

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 4:04pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 4:30pm

CALGARY — Former Olympic boxer Willie deWit is one of four new judges named to sit on the Alberta Court of Queen's Bench.

Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould ...

Zambrano to coach first game for Canada at under-23 tournament in Qatar

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 3:48pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 4:15pm

After watching from the stands as Canada tied Scotland 1-1 midweek, new coach Octavio Zambrano will be on the sidelines Saturday for a Canadian under-23 team game against ...

London attacker cheerful, joking on eve of deadly rampage

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 3:40pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 4:00pm

BIRMINGHAM, England — Long before his short stints in jail turned into years behind bars, Khalid Masood was known as Adrian Elms, with a reputation for drinking and an...

Investment community still skeptical over prospects for Keystone XL

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 3:39pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 4:00pm

CALGARY — The presidential permit for Keystone XL did little to assuage concerns Friday from the investment community that the project, which has stoked controversy since its...

Arkansas governor signs bill reinstating voter ID law

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 3:39pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 4:00pm

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Arkansas' governor signed a measure Friday requiring voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, reinstating a voter ID law that was struck...

DNA evidence to be allowed in retrial of accused in teen's death

By The Canadian Press March 24, 2017 - 3:31pm Updated: March 24, 2017 - 4:00pm

WINNIPEG — A judge says DNA evidence will be allowed at the retrial of a man accused of killing a teenage girl more than three decades ago.

Mark Grant is charged with...

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