Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Prairies-North News as of 3 P.M. MST on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Top Prairies-North News as of 3 P.M. MST on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

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Top Prairies-North news


Friday, Aug. 11, 2017

3 p.m. MST


Here are the top Prairies-North News stories from The Canadian Press as of 3 p.m. MST. All times are local unless otherwise stated. Entries are subject to change as news develops. Projected word counts and timing of stories and updates are subject to change. Contact Prairie news editor Chinta Puxley at or 780-412-6250. Follow @chintapuxley on Twitter.


UNDATED -- Reporter Rob Drinkwater will have a story about one theory being put forward to explain how the crew of the ill-fated Franklin expedition died. Moves Sunday.



North Korea posing 'grave threat' to world: Freeland


EDMONTON -- Canada's foreign minister says North Korea's nuclear program poses a "grave threat" to the security of the world and called on the country to fall into line with the international community.Chrystia Freeland said Canada stands by allies like the United States when they are threatened but ways must be found to de-escalate the situation, which has been marked by North Korean missile tests and heated rhetoric from the country's leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump. AUDIO. PHOTO. By John Cotter. 500 words. Moved.


Farmers turning to specialized forecasting


CALGARY -- In an industry that lives and dies by the weather, farmers like Dwight Foster are looking for all the help they can get to know what's coming."We use every tool in the toolbox we can get our hands on to try and figure out what's going on," said Foster, co-owner of North Gower Grains south of Ottawa. PHOTO. Runs Business and National, guard against duplication. By Ian Bickis. 635 words. Moved.


Manitoba RCMP get added protection against fentanyl


WINNIPEG -- Manitoba RCMP officers are getting added protection to minimize exposure to powerful opioids. …

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