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Trudeau says Canada still welcomes immigration despite plan to beef up border

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada remains welcoming to newcomers even as his government takes steps to curb the influx of asylum seekers coming into the country at unofficial entry points.

Police investigating after pot-laced brownies served at lunch for seniors

A monthly community lunch for a group of Ontario seniors took a strange turn this week after many attendees got sick from consuming cannabis-laced brownies, provincial police said Thursday. Const.
Liberals pledge $253 million to undo Tory-era changes to benefits tribunal

Liberals pledge $253 million to undo Tory-era changes to benefits tribunal

OTTAWA — The federal Liberals are promising to spend more than $250 million to revamp the body Canadians turn to with disputes over access to federal benefits, partially restoring the system that existed before the Conservatives created the Social Se
'I'm a little numb:' Killer of B.C. gas station attendant Grant De Patie dies

'I'm a little numb:' Killer of B.C. gas station attendant Grant De Patie dies

BLIND BAY, B.C. — The mother of a British Columbia gas station attendant dragged to death under a vehicle more than a decade ago, says she is "numb" to learn her son's killer has died.
In the news today, March 21

In the news today, March 21

Four stories in the news for Thursday, March 21 ——— BRONCOS FAMILIES AWAIT SENTENCING FOR TRUCK DRIVER Family members forever changed by the Humboldt Broncos hockey bus crash are speaking out before Friday's sentencing of the truck driver who caused
Scientists fear communications chill in polarized media landscape

Scientists fear communications chill in polarized media landscape

VANCOUVER — A marine mammal scientist in Vancouver says he thinks his work has been misrepresented online and he's worried it's part of a trend that has him and his colleagues questioning whether they should talk to media at all in the era of "fake n
'It has to send a message:' Broncos families await sentencing for truck driver

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

Kevin Matechuk says he will never, never forgive the semi driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash. Matechuk's 19-year-old son Layne of Colonsay, Sask., is still coping with a brain injury he suffered in the collision last April.
Excerpts from the Humboldt Broncos victim impact statements submitted to court

Excerpts from the Humboldt Broncos victim impact statements submitted to court

MELFORT, Sask. — The driver of a transport truck involved in a deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus will be sentenced Friday.
Legault government has long list of promises to fulfil with first budget today

Legault government has long list of promises to fulfil with first budget today

QUEBEC — After five months in power, Francois Legault's Coalition Avenir Quebec government will lay out its true priorities today as it tables its first budget. Legault has raised expectations with expensive promises since his party won the Oct.

Saskatchewan judge dismisses land use charges against protest group founder

PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A judge has dismissed charges against one of the founders of the Indigenous Idle No More protest movement who was accused of living illegally on Saskatchewan park land.