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Military training accident in Alberta kills one, injures three others

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:21am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 9:45am

WAINWRIGHT, Alta. — One soldier has been killed and three others have been injured in a training accident at Canadian Forces Base Wainwright in east-central Alberta.

The...

'Goofy,' 'unbecoming': former U.S. ambassadors blast Trump over Canada

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:20am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 9:45am

WASHINGTON — A pair of former American ambassadors to Canada have criticized what they call unhelpful and counter-productive remarks from U.S. President Donald Trump about the...

Long-time Therrien assistant coach Clement Jodoin opts to leave Canadiens

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 9:20am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 10:30am

MONTREAL — Assistant coach Clement Jodoin is leaving the Montreal Canadiens.

Jodoin, who has been an assistant coach for 10 years in two stints with Montreal, decided on...

New Brunswick government adding Family Day holiday starting in 2018

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 8:34am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 9:00am

FREDERICTON — New Brunswickers are getting another paid holiday.

Premier Brian Gallant has announced that starting next year, New Brunswick will observe Family Day on...

Nova Scotia spending $390 million to twin key highways - without road tolls

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 8:08am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 8:30am

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia is committing $390 million over seven years to improve highways — without the use of tolls.

Transportation Minister Geoff MacLellan said Wednesday...

Bruins will bring back Bruce Cassidy as head coach

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 7:20am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 10:15am

BOSTON — The Boston Bruins are bringing Bruce Cassidy back next season, dropping the interim tag from his title as a reward for leading the team back to the playoffs for the...

Oops! Serena Williams made pregnancy public by accident

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 7:03am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 7:30am

VANCOUVER — Serena Williams says she was taking a personal photo of her progressing pregnancy on Snapchat when she accidentally pressed the wrong button and made the post...

Freeland touts progress on softwood, and will be 'tough and strong' with U.S.

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 6:49am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 7:45am

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is shooting back at Donald Trump's anti-Canadian trade rhetoric saying she will be "tough and strong" in fighting for Canada...

Carr warns of softwood lumber job losses, says Canada standing by to help

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 6:46am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 7:15am

OTTAWA — Canada is exploring how best to challenge the hefty import duties being slapped on Canadian softwood lumber exported to the United States, promising to support...

Sorry Mexico, step aside China; it's Canada's turn to get blasted by Trump

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 6:44am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 7:15am

WASHINGTON — Step aside, China and Mexico: Canada is now U.S. President Donald Trump's whipping-boy-du-jour on trade, something he made abundantly clear Tuesday with a tweet, a...

Dairy, lumber, pharma: Trump team signals broader renegotiation of NAFTA

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 6:43am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 7:45am

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump's surprisingly caustic complaints about trade with Canada in recent days could be setting the stage for a broader renegotiation of the...

Federal health minister says provinces, territories not providing OD death data

By The Canadian Press April 26, 2017 - 6:43am Updated: April 26, 2017 - 7:15am

VANCOUVER — Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott says she's aiming to release statistics on overdose deaths in Canada but is frustrated with provinces and territories that...

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