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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.
Hungry wolves may get new home at Isle Royale National Park

Hungry wolves may get new home at Isle Royale National Park

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QuickList: Annual inflation rate in February for selected Canadian cities

OTTAWA — Canada's national annual inflation rate was 1.5 per cent in February, Statistics Canada says.
In the news today, March 22

In the news today, March 22

Five stories in the news for Friday, March 22 ——— SENTENCING FOR DRIVER IN BRONCOS BUS CRASH A truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos crash is to be sentenced in a Saskatchewan courtroom today.
Baloney Meter: Was the budget a political prop for the scandal-plagued Liberals?

Baloney Meter: Was the budget a political prop for the scandal-plagued Liberals?

OTTAWA — "(Prime Minister Justin Trudeau) thinks today's budget will distract Canadians from all of this. He is using the budget — a critical element of any government's agenda — as nothing more than a political prop in an unprecedented cover-up.
B.C. researcher says device mimics parent's touch to help babies cope with pain

B.C. researcher says device mimics parent's touch to help babies cope with pain

VANCOUVER — Researchers in British Columbia have designed a "robot" that helps reduce pain for premature babies by simulating skin-to-skin contact with a parent who may not be available during around-the-clock procedures in a neonatal intensive care