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Housing affordability measures in the spring budget: Ontario finance minister

Housing affordability measures in the spring budget: Ontario finance minister

TORONTO — Ontario Finance Minister Charles Sousa confirmed Monday he plans to include housing affordability measures in his upcoming budget.
'Only have 15 or 20 minutes:' Backcountry enthusiasts can't count on fast rescue

'Only have 15 or 20 minutes:' Backcountry enthusiasts can't count on fast rescue

CALGARY — Experts say the growing number of skiers and snowboarders enticed by pristine powder in the backcountry shouldn't assume help will arrive quickly if something goes wrong.

Slide alert issued in same B.C. community where four were killed

JOHNSONS LANDING, B.C. — A tiny British Columbia community where four people were killed in a landslide almost five years ago has been warned of another possible slide.

Suspect arrested, charged after string of shootings along B.C. roads

VANCOUVER — RCMP say a man has been charged in connection with a series of shootings that took place over several hundred kilometres along British Columbia roads.

Parole board denies release to man who kidnapped girl from Calgary mall

Calgary radio station CHQR says it has learned that sex offender John Francis Dionne will be staying behind bars for at least another couple of years.
2 Canadians win Gairdner Awards for contributions to medical science

2 Canadians win Gairdner Awards for contributions to medical science

TORONTO — Two Canadian researchers are among the winners of this year's Gairdner Awards, which recognize some of the most significant medical discoveries made by scientists around the globe. Dr.
Seven stories in the news today, March 28

Seven stories in the news today, March 28

Seven stories in the news for Tuesday, March 28: ——— QUEBEC TO TABLE BUDGET TODAY Quebec Finance Minister Carlos Leitao will table the province's 2017-18 budget today and he says it will be one of "confidence and optimism.

Alberta avalanche victims remembered by hospital colleagues in Boston

BOSTON — Two Americans killed in an avalanche in Alberta this month are being remembered as "young rising stars" by their colleagues at a prestigious Boston hospital.

Do more with less foreign aid, Morneau urges development agencies

OTTAWA — Canada can do more with less foreign aid spending, says Finance Minister Bill Morneau, and that includes relying on a new profit-driven financial lending institution to help fight poverty in poor countries.
The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

The Monday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

Highlights from the news file for Monday, March 27 ——— LIBERALS SAY NO DECISIONS YET ON POT TAX: Finance Minister Bill Morneau says the Liberal government has not decided how to tax marijuana, but is instead focused on making sure it stays out of the