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August 10, 2017 6:46 am gmt |
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A 22-year-old man has died after being punched inside a Starbucks coffee shop in Burnaby, B.C., an altercation witnesses say began with a spat over a tossed cigarette butt. The altercation happened July 12 and is being investigated as a homicide, but authorities hadn’t spoken publicly about the...
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August 9, 2017 10:08 am gmt |
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The U.S. Agriculture Department has found “systemic” inspection and sanitation problems during its most recent audit of Canada’s meat, poultry and egg inspection systems, issues American officials say “raise significant questions about the Canadian system.” The most R...
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July 28, 2017 10:11 am gmt |
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About 700 ground crew workers at Canada’s busiest airport went on strike Thursday night after they rejected a contract offer from their employer. The members represented by the Teamsters union marched at Toronto’s Pearson International Airport waving picket signs and chanting “respe...
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July 21, 2017 12:05 pm gmt |
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The Governor General of Canada admitted breaking royal protocol by touching the arm of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth during an engagement in London on Wednesday (July 19), though he said the gesture was motivated by gallantry. David Johnston, who is the British queen’s representative in Canad...
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July 14, 2017 10:38 am gmt |
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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang met Canadian Governor General David Johnston in Beijing on Thursday, and both sides pledged to enhance high-level exchanges. Li said China-Canada relations have entered a new phase of stable and healthy development. China is willing to enhance high-level exchanges with Cana...
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July 7, 2017 10:50 am gmt |
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The leaders of Canada, Australia and Norway landed in Hamburg on Thursday (July 6) ahead of the G20 summit on July 7-8. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting Europe as discussions continue over CETA, a comprehensive free trade deal between Canada and EU. Both he and Australian Prime Mini...
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June 7, 2017 10:36 am gmt |
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Legislation passed by the Canadian province of Ontario has granted authorities the right to take children away from parents who refuse to accept their children’s “gender identity.” Critics of the new measure launched a petition aiming for a repeal of the “totalitarian” child abuse bill. Out of Ontari...
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June 6, 2017 12:06 pm gmt |
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Canada and the EU plan to convene a ministerial-level meeting in support of the Paris Agreement in September, Canada’s Special Envoy to the European Union and Europe Stéphane Dion said. The decision of the US Administration of President Donald Trump on June 1 to pull out from the Paris Climate Agreem...
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June 2, 2017 10:59 am gmt |
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Canadian authorities said Thursday (June 1) that they were “deeply disappointed” in the U.S. decision to pull out of the Paris Agreement on climate change, adding that they planned to work with the European Union and China to make progress on the Paris accord. “Canada is deeply disa...
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May 28, 2017 5:40 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Saturday (May 27) that he and U.S. President Donald Trump were “like-minded” when it came to the question of deepening trade relations between the two countries. Canada and the United States found themselves on a collision course over lumber ...
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May 27, 2017 7:40 am gmt |
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Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau and French president Emmanuel Macron met on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Taormina, Italy on Friday (May 26). In images that generated social media buzz, the two men were seen walking in a picturesque garden and taking in the views of the seaside town on the...
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May 26, 2017 10:52 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Sicily for his second Group of Seven (G7) meeting on Thursday (May 25). Italy chose to host the summit in Taormina, on the cliffs of eastern Sicily, to concentrate minds on Europe’s migrant crisis and to seek ways of developing Africa’s ec...
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May 20, 2017 10:44 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has vowed a “firm” and unwavering defence of the country’s interests in the face of US trade attacks. “We’re going to continue to work very, very hard to defend Canada’s interests,” he said on Friday (May 19). In late April, t...
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May 12, 2017 10:23 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Quebec’s Premier Phillipe Couillard on Thursday (May 11), surveyed the damage from the historic flooding that struck parts of Quebec and British Columbia earlier in the week. He told reporters that his government was donating a million dollars to the R...
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May 8, 2017 9:30 am gmt |
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Montreal’s mayor has declared a state of emergency as rising flood waters threaten dikes and breakwaters and force residents from their homes in parts of Canada’s Quebec province. About 1,200 military personnel have been deployed to support emergency services responding to the flooding. I...
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May 6, 2017 8:52 am gmt |
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Torrential rains in central and eastern Canada forced hundreds of families to evacuate flooded homes and prompted the province of Quebec to request federal military aid on Friday (May 5). Soldiers are expected to be brought in on Saturday (May 6) as the region braces for further downpours this weeken...
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May 5, 2017 10:12 am gmt |
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Canada spent millions of dollars to recover artifacts from HMS Erebus, the sunken wreck from the 1845 Franklin expedition to the Arctic that was finally located in 2014 — but it still doesn’t own the collection almost three years later. And most of those objects, now restored at taxpayers’...
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April 27, 2017 10:42 am gmt |
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President Trump and the leaders of Mexico and Canada agreed Wednesday to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the White House said Wednesday night. “it is my privilege to bring NAFTA up to date through renegotiation,” Trump said in a statement. “It is an hono...
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April 21, 2017 10:28 am gmt |
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Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan, who was born in India, on Thursday (April 20) visited his native village in northern state of Punjab and interacted with his relatives. Dressed in white shirt and grey trousers, Sajjan received a grand welcome when he reached his native Bambeli village i...