CTV News - Top Stories EU-Canada trade deal clears big hurdle in EU parliament 2017-01-24T10:43:19.000000Z The trade agreement between the European Union and Canada has cleared a big hurdle in the EU's parliament when the trade committee backed the deal and prepared it for full ratification next month. U.K. can't trigger Brexit without parliamentary approval: Supreme Court 2017-01-24T10:01:00.000000Z Britain's government must get parliamentary approval before starting the process of leaving the European Union, the Supreme Court ruling Tuesday, potentially delaying Prime Minister Theresa May's plans to trigger negotiations by the end of March. Canada can forge ties with Trump while sticking up for values: Hajdu 2017-01-24T09:15:00.000000Z Federal Labour Minister Patty Hajdu says it's possible to forge a strong relationship with the new U.S. government while standing up for values that may be at odds with those of the Trump administration. Avalanche death toll climbs to 12 with 17 missing in Italy 2017-01-24T07:50:09.000000Z The death toll from an avalanche in central Italy has climbed to 12, with 17 people still missing under a mountain resort buried by tons of snow and rubble. Toronto theatre company developing play based on Russell Williams interrogation 2017-01-24T03:09:00.000000Z A Toronto-based theatre company is developing a play based on the intense police interrogation in which convicted sex killer Russell Williams confessed his crimes. Formerly homeless man finds hope, treatment through housing program 2017-01-24T03:00:50.000000Z An Ottawa program offering homes for the homeless has paid off in spades for Mathieu Coderre, who has built a new life and managed his mental health issues thanks to the stability that comes with having a true home he can call his own. Trudeau to meet Trump in 'next 30 days or so' to talk new NAFTA deal 2017-01-24T00:00:00.000000Z Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will meet the new U.S. president within the next several weeks, as the incoming American administration talks to its northern and southern neighbours about a revised North American Free Trade Agreement. Saint John councillors to vote on removing racist word from place names 2017-01-23T23:59:00.000000Z Councillors in Saint John, N.B., are expected to vote on whether to remove the word “negro” -- long considered to be racist and a relic of the past -- from at least three place names in the city. B.C. girl who was subject of Amber Alert located with mother in U.S. 2017-01-23T22:40:00.000000Z A nine-year-old British Columbia girl who was the subject of an Amber Alert in the U.S. has been located with her mother in Bellingham, Wash. Calgary mother criminally negligent in son's death 2017-01-23T10:57:00.000000Z A Calgary woman who treated her son with holistic remedies before he died of a strep infection has been found guilty of criminal negligence causing death.