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Six stories in the news today, April 25

Six stories in the news today, April 25

Six stories in the news for Tuesday, April 25 ——— U.S.
TV debate marks show time for B.C. election; parties look to turn on voters

TV debate marks show time for B.C. election; parties look to turn on voters

VICTORIA — It's show time in British Columbia's election campaign with Wednesday's debate between the three party leaders offering a high-stakes chance to leave a mark on the campaign with about two weeks to the finish line.

Some quotes on the Canada-U.S. softwood lumber dispute

A selection of quotes on the latest softwood-lumber dispute between Canada and the United States. ——— "The government of Canada strongly disagrees with (this) decision to impose an unfair and punitive duty.
Trump takes first swing in lumber war: tariff of 20 per cent on Canadian lumber

Trump takes first swing in lumber war: tariff of 20 per cent on Canadian lumber

The United States has fired the opening shot in a latest softwood-lumber war against Canada, with the Trump administration announcing its first batch of duties on imported wood in the neighbourhood of 20 per cent.

New U.S. duties on softwood lumber become focal point of B.C. election

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's lumber industry is likely to dominate the election campaign today, following an announcement by the Trump administration that it will impose a tariff of about 20 per cent on Canadian softwood imports. The B.C.

Toronto big man Jonas Valanciunas sets tone coming off Raptors bench

TORONTO — Dropped out of the starting lineup for the second game in a row, Jonas Valanciunas still managed to create waves off the Raptors bench Monday night.
Norm Powell scores 25 points to lift Raptors to a 118-93 victory over Bucks

Norm Powell scores 25 points to lift Raptors to a 118-93 victory over Bucks

TORONTO — Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan were delighted to yield the spotlight to Norman Powell for a night.
B.C. premier promises to fight U.S.-imposed softwood lumber tariffs

B.C. premier promises to fight U.S.-imposed softwood lumber tariffs

VANCOUVER — British Columbia's premier and lumber lobby are vowing to fight for forestry workers after the Trump administration announced it will impose a tariff of about 20 per cent on Canadian softwood lumber imports.

OHL Roundup: Steelheads take 3-0 series lead with double-overtime win over Petes

MISSISSAUGA, Ont. — Michael McLeod scored in double-overtime as the Mississauga Steelheads edged the Peterborough Petes 2-1 on Monday to take a 3-0 lead in their Ontario Hockey League playoff series.

Alberta appeal court backs decision that favoured Redwater Energy creditors

CALGARY — A court decision that gave secured creditors priority over environmental cleanup in the case of bankrupt Redwater Energy Corp. has been upheld by the Alberta Court of Appeal.