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In Canada
February 8, 2018 6:03 am gmt |
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Canada “might very well be better off” not signing up to an updated version of the NAFTA trade pact rather than accepting a bad deal, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday (February 7). Trudeau, speaking at the University of Chicago, said in a televised address he expec...
In America
January 21, 2018 10:59 am gmt |
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Two Americans and two Canadians have been freed after being kidnapped in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a police spokesman said on Saturday (January 20), as it emerged that five oil workers had been abducted in the southern Niger Delta region. The Americans and Canadians were ambushed by unkn...
In Canada
January 19, 2018 12:06 pm gmt |
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Police in the Canadian city of Saskatoon say a selfie posted on Facebook was instrumental in solving a murder investigation that spanned nearly two years. Cheyenne Rose Antoine, 21, pleaded guilty this week to killing Brittney Gargol, who was found fatally injured on a road in the outskirts of the ci...
In Canada
January 18, 2018 8:56 am gmt |
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Australia has filed a trade complaint that accuses Canada of placing “discriminatory” rules on the sales of imported wine. The formal objection, lodged with the World Trade Organization (WTO), follows a similar complaint made by the US last year. Australia says regulations in Canada unfai...
In Canada
January 15, 2018 12:33 pm gmt |
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A few days after announcing a new branch in Switzerland, China’s mining giant Bitmain Technologies is considering another expansion – this time in Canada’s Quebec province. According to a report by Reuters, Bitmain is looking at potential mining sites in Quebec and has already begun discussions...
In Canada
January 13, 2018 11:10 am gmt |
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French authorities have dropped terrorism charges against a Lebanese-Canadian who was suspected of taking part in an attack in Paris in 1980 and have ordered his immediate release. But Hassan Diab’s legal ordeal may not be over just yet, with an appeal of the decision very likely and the fact he does...
In Canada
January 12, 2018 10:51 am gmt |
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The threat of the United States quitting NAFTA has to be taken seriously, Canada’s foreign minister said on Thursday (January 11), even as Ottawa prepares creative ideas to unblock talks to update the tri-nation treaty. Chrystia Freeland said the U.S. administration had repeatedly stated it cou...
In Canada
January 9, 2018 9:21 am gmt |
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Two adults and two children died of a house fire in Oshawa city of Canadian Ontario province Monday morning. Around 8 a.m. Monday, the tragic event happened at a three-story rooming house in which some 11 people were living. Oshawa Fire Chief Derrick Clark told a press conference Monday noon that the...
In Canada
January 8, 2018 10:58 am gmt |
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Niagara Falls has partially frozen and transformed into a winter wonderland after many days of frigid cold. A cold front has been battering southern Canada and the northern United States since Dec 26, 2017, with the Niagara region that straddles the international border between the two countries bein...
In Canada
December 30, 2017 8:34 am gmt |
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Bone-chilling weather has been hitting Canada, with the Toronto Star reporting on Friday (December 29) that the daytime high was expected to reach minus 10 degrees Celsius (14 degrees Fahrenheit) but that it will actually feel like 23 below Celsius (nearly minus 10 degrees Fahrenheit). Toronto reside...
In Canada
December 26, 2017 10:17 am gmt |
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A flourishing relationship between India and Canada ought to be a no-brainer given the common threads that run through the two democracies. Instead, this underperforming engagement continues to be a head-scratcher for analysts on both sides. That could change with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trude...
In Canada
December 25, 2017 10:59 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is asking Canadians to reach out to their neighbours as they celebrate the holidays. In his annual Christmas address to the nation, Trudeau urges people to make a difference, by volunteering, lending a hand to someone or simply listening to others. Trudeau says Canadians...
In Canada
December 24, 2017 11:38 am gmt |
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Weather disturbances across Canada are threatening to make Christmas travel difficult during the next few days. Heavy snow and high winds are expected across the Atlantic Provinces and parts of Quebec, freezing rain will drizzle down in Ontario, and bitter cold will affect northern areas of British C...
In Canada
December 23, 2017 10:10 am gmt |
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Thousands of Canadians attended a memorial service for Toronto pharmaceuticals billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife Honey Sherman on Thursday, less than a week after news of their mysterious deaths shocked the nation. The service was attended by Canada’s elite, including Prime Minister Justin...
In Canada
December 18, 2017 10:25 am gmt |
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Toronto homicide detectives have taken over the investigation of the deaths of billionaire Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey, as authorities identified the couple as the two people found dead in a north Toronto mansion on Friday. Police called the deaths of the pharmaceutical magnate and his wife sus...