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1,300 cruise ship passengers rescued by helicopter amid storm off Norway’s coast

1,300 cruise ship passengers rescued by helicopter amid storm off Norway’s coast

Rescue teams with helicopters and boats were sent to evacuate the cruise ship under extremely difficult circumstances

1,300 cruise ship passengers rescued by helicopter amid storm off Norway’s coast
B.C. university to offer first graduate program on mindfulness in Canada

B.C. university to offer first graduate program on mindfulness in Canada

University of the Fraser Valley says the mostly-online program focuses on self-care and well being

B.C. university to offer first graduate program on mindfulness in Canada
Sentencing judge in Broncos crash calls for carnage on highways to end

Sentencing judge in Broncos crash calls for carnage on highways to end

Judge Inez Cardinal sentenced Jaskirat Singh Sidhu to eight years

Sentencing judge in Broncos crash calls for carnage on highways to end
Notley, Kenney accuse each other of dithering on Calgary flood protection
Notley, Kenney accuse each other of dithering on Calgary flood protection
WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly

WestJet had expected to add two more of the planes this year to increase its fleet to 13

WestJet sticking with Boeing 737 Max once planes certified to fly
FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2019, file photo, Jody Wilson-Raybould speaks with the media after appearing in front of the Justice committee in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

Wilson-Raybould to reveal more details, documents on SNC-Lavalin affair

Former attorney general has written to the House of Commons justice committee

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2019, file photo, Jody Wilson-Raybould speaks with the media after appearing in front of the Justice committee in Ottawa, Ontario. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP, File)
Morgane Oger applauds during an announcement at the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, B.C. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)

Anti-discrimination group wants to map offenders with cross-Canada hate atlas

Morgane Oger Foundation issues call for volunteers to help build Canadian Atlas of Populist Extremism

Morgane Oger applauds during an announcement at the Vancouver General Hospital in Vancouver, B.C. Friday, Nov. 16, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press)
‘Families torn apart:’ Truck driver in fatal Broncos crash gets 8-year sentence

‘Families torn apart:’ Truck driver in fatal Broncos crash gets 8-year sentence

Judge Inez Cardinal told court in Melfort, Sask., that Sidhu’s remorse and guilty plea were mitigating factors

‘Families torn apart:’ Truck driver in fatal Broncos crash gets 8-year sentence
Fierce house cat spotted as ‘aggressor’ in face off with coyote in B.C. backyard

Fierce house cat spotted as ‘aggressor’ in face off with coyote in B.C. backyard

North Vancouver resident Norm Lee captures orange cat versus coyote in backyard showdown

Fierce house cat spotted as ‘aggressor’ in face off with coyote in B.C. backyard
FILE - This April 26, 2017 file photo shows a Chevrolet sign at a Chevrolet dealership in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)

GM announces jobs, electric vehicle after Trump criticism

The company says it will spend $300 million at its plant in Orion Township

FILE - This April 26, 2017 file photo shows a Chevrolet sign at a Chevrolet dealership in Richmond, Va. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the driver of the truck that collided with the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team leaves closing arguments at his sentencing hearing in Melfort, Sask., on January 31, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Trucker who caused Broncos crash likely to be deported: lawyer

The Crown has asked that Sidhu serve 10 years in prison

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the driver of the truck that collided with the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team leaves closing arguments at his sentencing hearing in Melfort, Sask., on January 31, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
In this aerial photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the site of a factory explosion in a chemical industrial park in Xiangshui County of Yancheng in eastern China’s Jiangsu province, Friday, March 22, 2019. (Ji Chunpeng/Xinhua via AP)

China chemical plant blast kills 47, injures hundreds more

This is one of China’s worst industrial accidents in recent years

In this aerial photo released by China’s Xinhua News Agency, rescuers work at the site of a factory explosion in a chemical industrial park in Xiangshui County of Yancheng in eastern China’s Jiangsu province, Friday, March 22, 2019. (Ji Chunpeng/Xinhua via AP)
Montreal priest stabbed while celebrating morning mass, suffers minor injuries

Montreal priest stabbed while celebrating morning mass, suffers minor injuries

The incident happened Friday morning at Montreal’s St. Joseph’s Oratory

Montreal priest stabbed while celebrating morning mass, suffers minor injuries
New Leger polls suggests federal Liberals lagging Conservatives

New Leger polls suggests federal Liberals lagging Conservatives

Overall, 31 per cent of respondents polled said they would vote for Justin Trudeau’s Liberals

New Leger polls suggests federal Liberals lagging Conservatives
(Kamloops This Week)

Teen girl accused in plot to attack Kamloops school with weapons out on bail

Judge warned the girl she would be back in jail if she threatened to shoot anyone

  • Mar 21, 2019
(Kamloops This Week)
Chuckwagon driver Kurt Bensmiller waves as he’s the first to be auctioned off during the Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, March 22, 2018. Chuckwagon drivers and sponsors are hoping for the best as clouds of political and energy industry uncertainty gather ahead of the Calgary Stampede canvas auction tonight. (Todd Korol/The Canadian Press)

Oil prices, Alberta election call cloud Stampede chuckwagon auction expectations

The top money bid last year came from Versatile Energy Services, Ltd.

Chuckwagon driver Kurt Bensmiller waves as he’s the first to be auctioned off during the Calgary Stampede chuckwagon canvas auction in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, March 22, 2018. Chuckwagon drivers and sponsors are hoping for the best as clouds of political and energy industry uncertainty gather ahead of the Calgary Stampede canvas auction tonight. (Todd Korol/The Canadian Press)
Delinda Ryerson, executive director of the Alberta Invasive Species Council, was at the Lacombe Memorial Centre during the Council’s sixth annual conference on March 20th, 2019. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express

Lacombe hosts 6th Invasive Species Council Conference at LMC

Council looks to protect native ecological environments in Alberta

Delinda Ryerson, executive director of the Alberta Invasive Species Council, was at the Lacombe Memorial Centre during the Council’s sixth annual conference on March 20th, 2019. Todd Colin Vaughan/Lacombe Express
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Pot industry welcomes decreased edibles tax, but unhappy medical tax remains

Taxes can increase the cost of medical cannabis by as much as 25 per cent

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Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the driver of the truck that collided with the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team leaves closing arguments at his sentencing hearing Thursday, January 31, 2019 in Melfort, Sask. A judge deciding the fate of a truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash is an intense former Crown prosecutor who once worked as a conservation officer and, while growing up in rural Saskatchewan, even played on a boys hockey team. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)

‘It has to send a message:’ Broncos families await sentencing for truck driver

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu pleaded guilty to 29 counts of dangerous driving and apologized in court

Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, the driver of the truck that collided with the bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos hockey team leaves closing arguments at his sentencing hearing Thursday, January 31, 2019 in Melfort, Sask. A judge deciding the fate of a truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash is an intense former Crown prosecutor who once worked as a conservation officer and, while growing up in rural Saskatchewan, even played on a boys hockey team. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz)
The clock reads one minute to midnight as Liberal MPs Brenda Shanahan, left, Randeep Sarai, Ramesh Sangha and Darrell Samson rise to vote during a marathon voting session as it continues into the night in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
The clock reads one minute to midnight as Liberal MPs Brenda Shanahan, left, Randeep Sarai, Ramesh Sangha and Darrell Samson rise to vote during a marathon voting session as it continues into the night in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang