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'Incredible' B.C. skier Dave Treadway killed in backcountry accident

PEMBERTON, B.C. — Well-known British Columbia professional freeskier Dave Treadway has died in a backcountry accident north of Whistler.
Closing illegal pot shops an uphill battle until demand is met, say authorities

Closing illegal pot shops an uphill battle until demand is met, say authorities

TORONTO — In the weeks before cannabis became legal across Canada, Toronto's once booming network of weed retailers all but disappeared.
Ubisoft historian says company's 3D Notre Dame a reminder of beauty during rebuild

Ubisoft historian says company's 3D Notre Dame a reminder of beauty during rebuild

MONTREAL — As the fire-gutted Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris faces years of reconstruction, a Montreal-made video game may provide some comfort for those longing to revisit every inch of the church, from the soaring spire and towers to the cavernous v
Kevin Vickers officially acclaimed as leader of New Brunswick Liberals

Kevin Vickers officially acclaimed as leader of New Brunswick Liberals

FREDERICTON — Former House of Commons sergeant-at-arms Kevin Vickers has been acclaimed as New Brunswick's Liberal leader.
In the news today, April 17

In the news today, April 17

Five stories in the news for Wednesday, April 17 ——— LOONIE MARKING GAY 'EQUALITY' SPARKS CONCERN A new commemorative loonie is sparking concern among academics and advocates who fear it could perpetuate myths about Canada's treatment of lesbian, gay
'The NDP is here to stay:' Outgoing Alberta government to serve as Opposition

'The NDP is here to stay:' Outgoing Alberta government to serve as Opposition

EDMONTON — Some of Alberta's NDP members say the party has changed the province for the better and believe it will be an effective Opposition.
'Open for business:' Jason Kenney's UCP wins majority in Alberta election

'Open for business:' Jason Kenney's UCP wins majority in Alberta election

EDMONTON — Jason Kenney and his United Conservatives channelled the angst of an angry electorate to soar to a majority government in Alberta's election Tuesday and relegate Rachel Notley's NDP to the history books as a one-and-done government.
The latest developments in the Alberta election; UCP wins majority

The latest developments in the Alberta election; UCP wins majority

10:28 p.m. MT Alberta's incoming premier says the province is open for business. Jason Kenney says his government will have the lowest tax regime in Canada and will cut red tape.
A look at Alberta's elections since the province was created in 1905

A look at Alberta's elections since the province was created in 1905

EDMONTON — A chronology of Alberta elections: Nov. 9, 1905: Lawyer Alexander Rutherford, son of an immigrant farmer from Scotland, leads the Liberals to a lopsided victory over R.B. Bennett's Conservatives, taking 22 of 25 legislature seats.
Man faces murder charges in slayings of two men, two women in Penticton, B.C.

Man faces murder charges in slayings of two men, two women in Penticton, B.C.

PENTICTON, B.C. — A former city employee described as a hard-working, civic-minded gentleman has been charged with four counts of murder after a series of daytime shootings that terrorized people in Penticton, B.C. Dan McLaughlin of the B.C.