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Factors judge considered in sentencing of truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash

Factors judge considered in sentencing of truck driver in Humboldt Broncos crash

The truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison for 29 counts of dangerous driving causing death or bodily harm.
Finance minister tells Halifax business audience not to link budget to election

Finance minister tells Halifax business audience not to link budget to election

HALIFAX — Finance Minister Bill Morneau pitched the virtues of his latest budget as logical extension of his past documents in a speech Friday, telling a Halifax business audience they shouldn't think of it as an electoral platform.
Wilson-Raybould to reveal more details, documents on SNC-Lavalin affair

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

OTTAWA — Liberals are urging former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould to use her parliamentary privilege to tell the House of Commons whatever she wants about the SNC-Lavalin affair.
NHL called in Cree helps revive, sustain Indigenous language: hockey analyst

NHL called in Cree helps revive, sustain Indigenous language: hockey analyst

An NHL game called in Plains Cree is a step toward keeping Indigenous languages alive, says a hockey analyst.
B.C. judge orders RCMP to give Meng data on devices seized during arrest

B.C. judge orders RCMP to give Meng data on devices seized during arrest

VANCOUVER — A judge has ordered the RCMP to provide copies of the content on seven electronic devices to an executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies after they were seized at Vancouver's airport during her arrest.
Father of seven children who were killed in Halifax house fire remains in coma

Father of seven children who were killed in Halifax house fire remains in coma

HALIFAX — The father of seven children who were killed in a ferocious fire remains in a coma, a month after flames engulfed their Halifax home.
A list of those killed and injured in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash

A list of those killed and injured in the Humboldt Broncos bus crash

The driver of a transport truck who caused the deadly collision last April involving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus was sentenced Friday to eight years in prison. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu had pleaded guilty earlier this year to dangerous driving.
Steering problem forces authorities to pull more than 600 Quebec buses off the road

Steering problem forces authorities to pull more than 600 Quebec buses off the road

MONTREAL — Quebec public transit corporations had to pull more than 600 buses off the road today after the manufacturer detected a technical problem. Nova Bus of St-Eustache, Que.

Warmth sets more records in parts of B.C., while avalanche risk remains high

VANCOUVER — Record-breaking warmth that ushered spring into British Columbia is slowly moving east, but continues to bring sunny skies and high temperatures to the Interior, along with mounting concerns about avalanches.
Statistics Canada reports pace of inflation ticked higher in February

Statistics Canada reports pace of inflation ticked higher in February

OTTAWA — The annual pace of inflation edged higher in February as gains in most spending categories offset lower gasoline prices, Statistics Canada said Friday. The agency reported the consumer price index in February climbed 1.