Skip to content

National News

Alberta's 'Fair Deal Panel' begins feedback tour with Edmonton town hall

Alberta's 'Fair Deal Panel' begins feedback tour with Edmonton town hall

EDMONTON — A panel examining Alberta's role in Confederation kicked off its public town hall tour Tuesday, with many telling the panellists the province deserves a better deal — but through collaboration rather than confrontation.
Grant extends reach of low cost 3D-printed hands, back braces to Canadian kids

Grant extends reach of low cost 3D-printed hands, back braces to Canadian kids

VICTORIA — Nick Dechev says amputees randomly show up at his laboratory at the University of Victoria and ask for help.
La Loche school shooter seeks leave to appeal to Supreme Court: lawyer

La Loche school shooter seeks leave to appeal to Supreme Court: lawyer

REGINA — The lawyer for a young man who shot and killed four people in a school and in a home in northern Saskatchewan is asking the Supreme Court of Canada to reconsider his adult sentence.

Transport agency asks for public input on air travel for disabled people

TORONTO — Two separate federal agencies issued announcements Tuesday on life with a disability in Canada — one seeking greater input on hot-button issues and the other urging society at large to challenge its preconceptions.

Alberta RCMP continue to investigate crash between school bus and mobile crane

SMOKY LAKE, Alta. — An investigation continued Tuesday into a highway collision involving a school bus that sent eight people to hospital in Edmonton, including five in critical condition.
Alberta loses beer battle in Appeal Court, but won't have to repay brewers

Alberta loses beer battle in Appeal Court, but won't have to repay brewers

EDMONTON — Alberta's top court has dismissed the province's appeal of a ruling that disallowed a program meant to promote local craft beers.
National focus needed on suicide crisis among Indigenous youth: AFN

National focus needed on suicide crisis among Indigenous youth: AFN

OTTAWA — The federal government will support the creation of a national suicide-prevention strategy for young people, with a suicide crisis gripping a First Nation in northern Saskatchewan, Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller told a gathering of

Pilot of deadly plane crash in southern Alberta had expired student permit

MEDICINE HAT, Alta. — The Transportation Safety Board says a pilot of a small plane that crashed in southeastern Alberta, killing all three people on board, had an expired student pilot permit.
U.S. Congress has to move on new NAFTA, Trump says before Trudeau meeting

U.S. Congress has to move on new NAFTA, Trump says before Trudeau meeting

LONDON — U.S. President Donald Trump says his country's legislators have to ratify the new North American free-trade deal before Mexico and Canada lose interest in finalizing it.
Motherhood, social norms behind gender wage gap in Canada: Finance Canada docs

Motherhood, social norms behind gender wage gap in Canada: Finance Canada docs

OTTAWA — Motherhood and the societal expectations that come with it are major factors in Canada's wage gap between men and women, concludes an internal government analysis that suggests Ottawa should take this into account when it thinks up new ways