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Envoy says long-term deal needed with the U.S.

VICTORIA — British Columbia’s trade envoy on softwood lumber says the province…

Hébert: Trump makes a handy cover for Ottawa’s myriad problems

Hébert: Trump makes a handy cover for Ottawa’s myriad problems

Over his first 15 months as a rookie MP and Canada’s finance…

Hébert: Trump makes a handy cover for Ottawa’s myriad problems
Michael J. Fox, Martin Short among Governor General’s Performing Arts Award recipients

Michael J. Fox, Martin Short among Governor General’s Performing Arts Award recipients

OTTAWA — Michael J. Fox and Martin Short are among the newly…

Michael J. Fox, Martin Short among Governor General’s Performing Arts Award recipients

Woman charged with leaving baby boy in bushes in Calgary in freezing weather

CALGARY — A Calgary woman has been charged with child abandonment after…

Calgary man who killed girlfriend found guilty of manslaughter

CALGARY — A 26-year-old Calgary man has been convicted of manslaughter for…

Infant in Calgary discovered outside under bushes in extreme cold

CALGARY — An infant was in stable condition in a Calgary hospital…

Mounties looking for man who stole insulin pump from child at arena near Calgary

AIRDRIE, Alta. — RCMP are searching for a man who stole an…

Abdul Aziz Ellahib found guilty of manslaughter, arson charges

CRIME-Fatal-Firebombing code:6 INDEX: Justice HL:Parole denied for Calgary man convicted in fatal…

Attack set off clashes with security forces

Attack set off clashes with security forces

KABUL — Gunmen wearing white lab coats stormed a military hospital in…

Attack set off clashes with security forces
Playpens and strollers rest on the bare dirt ground next to assault rifles

Playpens and strollers rest on the bare dirt ground next to assault rifles

LA CARMELITA, Colombia — Amid the makeshift tents and communal kitchens where…

Playpens and strollers rest on the bare dirt ground next to assault rifles
A man claiming to be from Yemen is arrested after crossing the border from New York into Canada on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Hemmingford, Quebec. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz

Winds gusting up to 80 km/h overnight

EMERSON, Man. — Nineteen asylum-seekers braved a fierce blizzard and whiteout conditions…

A man claiming to be from Yemen is arrested after crossing the border from New York into Canada on Wednesday, March 8, 2017 in Hemmingford, Quebec. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale stands during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Thursday, February 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand

Seeks solution to ‘risky’ movements

OTTAWA — Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale says he will use a…

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale stands during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa, Thursday, February 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Fred Chartrand
Treatement ineffective, should be avoided

Treatement ineffective, should be avoided

TORONTO — A long-awaited Canadian study of a controversial treatment for multiple…

Treatement ineffective, should be avoided
Shayla Hogan and Jenna Lambert peruse cakes up for auction at the 2015 Evening of Decadent Dessert. The annual event supports the Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre in Red Deer. (Advocate file photo)

Dessert event helps Central Alberta special needs children and their families

Tickets now on sale for raffle and annual event

Shayla Hogan and Jenna Lambert peruse cakes up for auction at the 2015 Evening of Decadent Dessert. The annual event supports the Aspire Special Needs Resource Centre in Red Deer. (Advocate file photo)
Joy Smith will be speaking in Red Deer in Sunday.

Central Alberta Soroptimists bringing in human trafficking speaker

A luncheon on Sunday in Red Deer will feature Joy Smith, who…

Joy Smith will be speaking in Red Deer in Sunday.

2018 Olympics still in doubt, bye week could be scrapped: Bettman

Gary Bettman’s voice was muffled and he was coughing profusely,

B.C.’s John Morris handles skip duties from third position

B.C.’s John Morris handles skip duties from third position

Three-time champion John Morris is the only skip in the Tim Hortons Brier main draw who throws third

B.C.’s John Morris handles skip duties from third position

Blackhawks getting Hjalmarsson back for stretch run

Niklas Hjalmarsson loves playing for the Chicago Blackhawks. He doesn’t like watching their games very much.

Braves star Freeman honours mom by playing for Canada

Braves star Freeman honours mom by playing for Canada

Freddie Freeman was born and raised in Southern California and blossomed into a star

Braves star Freeman honours mom by playing for Canada
File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Former NBA legend and analyst for CBS/Turner’s NCAA Tournament coverage, which he has done every year since 2011, has spent the past couple of months watching and studying college basketball.

Charles Barkley weighs in on 2017 March Madness

Charles Barkley has spent the past couple of months watching and studying college basketbal

File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                Former NBA legend and analyst for CBS/Turner’s NCAA Tournament coverage, which he has done every year since 2011, has spent the past couple of months watching and studying college basketball.