SASKATOON—Survivors and family members of those who died in the Humboldt Broncos' bus crash soon will be getting cheques of $50,000 after a Saskatchewan judge approved interim payments from a GoFundMe campaign yesterday.
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REGINA—An AIDS support worker in Saskatchewan says pipes should be more available to drug users if the province wants to reduce HIV rates that are among the highest in North America.
Jason Mercredi of AIDS Saskatoon said there aren't any pipes available as a means of harm reduction in Saskatchewan.
REGINA—The head of Canada's national police force apologized to the families of missing and murdered indigenous women yesterday while pledging improved relations with aboriginal communities.
REGINA—Saskatchewan plans to hire a private consulting firm to do a safety assessment of an intersection north of Tisdale where a hockey team bus collision killed 16 people.
The Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team was travelling to a playoff game on April 6 when it collided with a tractor-trailer.
HUMBOLDT, Sask.—One family got the worst news, the other the best.
After believing Humboldt Broncos' hockey player Parker Tobin had survived the team's bus crash late last week in Saskatchewan, his family was told there had been a mistake.
He actually was dead.
HUMBOLDT, Sask.—Thousands gathered to remember 15 people who died when the Humboldt Broncos' bus crashed Friday and heard a heart-rending recollection from the team chaplain who happened upon the gruesome scene and heard sounds of the dying.
REGINA—Saskatchewan is proposing to set the legal age to consume cannabis at 19 but minors caught with a small amount won't end up with a criminal record.
The government tabled legislation yesterday outlining its plans once the federal government legalizes marijuana later this year.
TORONTO—James Hinchcliffe is the face of the Honda Indy Toronto, so beating the hometown favourite at his race is that much sweeter for Josef Newgarden.
Newgarden yesterday captured his second title on the streets surrounding Exhibition Place—finishing ahead of Hinchcliffe, who came third for a second-straight year.
“I love beating 'Hinch' in Canada,” Newgarden joked.
TORONTO—It may be the middle of summer in Toronto but Will Power thinks the streets surrounding Exhibition Place could have an element of a Canadian winter on Sunday afternoon.
Rain threatens to make for slick conditions at the Honda Indy Toronto, where Power is the defending champ.
TORONTO—With the all-star break just around the corner, Blue Jays manager John Gibbons knows his team needs to win games if they're going to stay in the hunt for a playoff spot.
That's why he turned to closer Roberto Osuna for a third straight day yesterday as Toronto used a five-run fifth inning to defeat the MLB-best Houston Astros 7-4.