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MPs continue voting marathon as Tories protest shutdown of Wilson-Raybould motion

MPs continue voting marathon as Tories protest shutdown of Wilson-Raybould motion

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament are continuing their marathon voting session as opposition parties protest the Trudeau government's efforts to shut down any further investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair.
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

Trans woman hopes funding cut will send message to Vancouver rape crisis group

VANCOUVER — A transgender woman whose case against Canada's oldest rape crisis centre was dismissed by the courts says she hopes the City of Vancouver's decision to refuse the shelter funding will help change policies.
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
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.
'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.
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.
Conservatives plan filibuster after Liberals shut down Wilson-Raybould motion

Conservatives plan filibuster after Liberals shut down Wilson-Raybould motion

OTTAWA — Members of Parliament were bracing Wednesday for an all-night voting marathon as opposition parties protested the Trudeau government's efforts to shut down any further investigation into the SNC-Lavalin affair.

Davie, rivals square off over future of multibillion-dollar shipbuilding plan

OTTAWA — The president of Davie Shipbuilding says he is confident the Quebec-based shipyard will be tapped to build two new ferries included in this week's federal budget.