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Fifth body of victim in Kelowna, B.C., crane collapse is pulled from rubble

July 14, 2021 2:16 pm KELOWNA, B.C. — The body of a fifth man killed in the collapse of a construction crane in Kelowna, B.C., has been recovered by a...

Crane operators ‘no different than pilots’: Experts say crane safety top-notch

July 14, 2021 12:51 pm HALIFAX — Structural engineering experts say that while the sight of yet another crumpled crane in Canada may be unsettling, the towering equipment powering the...

Specialized rescue team aims to recover man’s body after crane collapse in Kelowna

July 13, 2021 9:31 pm KELOWNA, B.C. — A specialized team of first responders from Vancouver has arrived in Kelowna, B.C., to begin the work of trying to recover the...

Construction crane collapse kills four, one person missing in the wreckage

July 13, 2021 6:11 pm KELOWNA, B.C. — The collapse of a crane at a British Columbia construction site killed four workers and a search was on Tuesday for a...

Multiple people dead after construction crane collapses in Kelowna, B.C.

July 12, 2021 8:36 pm KELOWNA, B.C. — The head of a development company building a 25-storey residential tower says there were "multiple" fatalities after a crane collapsed in Kelowna,...

Feds to begin talks on high frequency rail with Indigenous groups, private sector

July 6, 2021 3:26 pm QUEBEC — The federal government said it’s taking the first steps in building a long-awaited high frequency rail line along the Toronto to Quebec City...

Ottawa to launch procurement for high frequency rail between Quebec City, Toronto

July 5, 2021 3:56 pm HALIFAX — The federal government is set to announce a new high frequency rail corridor to improve the connection between some of Ontario and Quebec’s...

B.C. doctor wants action to prevent children falling from windows

June 25, 2021 9:36 am VANCOUVER — A pediatric neurosurgeon in British Columbia is urging caregivers to take steps to prevent children from falling from windows and balconies after two...

Massive restoration of Parliament’s Centre Block to cost up to $5 billion

June 17, 2021 5:06 pm OTTAWA — The massive restoration project underway at Parliament's Centre Block will cost up to $5 billion and continue at least until 2030, federal officials...

Business leaders in Michigan, Ohio, Wisconsin urge court to keep Line 5 operating

May 12, 2021 1:31 pm WASHINGTON — Political "brinksmanship" in Michigan risks allowing Enbridge Inc. to abandon plans for a $500-million tunnel that would protect an ecologically sensitive Great Lakes...

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Bipartisan bill leaves out key climate, clean energy steps

August 2, 2021 11:11 pm WASHINGTON (AP) — The $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package unveiled by the Senate includes more than $150 billion to boost...