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In Canada
October 2, 2017 9:35 am gmt |
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With police providing security, a crowd of 300 Edmontonians huddled together in Churchill Square on Sunday evening at a vigil for victims of Saturday night’s suspected terror attacks. Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, Education Minister Dave Eggen and federal Infrastruct...
In Canada
October 1, 2017 11:13 am gmt |
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Canadian police have confirmed they are investigating possible acts of terrorism after multiple incidents in Edmonton, Alberta, on Saturday night. They said a police officer controlling traffic at a Canadian Football League game was struck by a car at high speed and then viciously attacked by a knife...
In Britain
September 24, 2017 10:29 am gmt |
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Prince Harry met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Saturday (September 23) on the sidelines of his visit to Canada for the Invictus Games. Harry, 33, who is fifth in line to the British throne, set up the Invictus Games three years ago. More than 550 injured and wounded servicemen and wo...
In America
September 24, 2017 10:27 am gmt |
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First lady Melania Trump was given a warm welcome by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his family after she arrived in Toronto, Canada Saturday (September 23) for the Invictus games. The US. First Lady greeted Trudeau and his wife, Sophie Gregoire Trudeau, warmly by giving every member of th...
In Canada
September 23, 2017 11:31 am gmt |
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Canada will impose targeted sanctions against 40 Venezuelan senior officials, including President Nicolas Maduro, to punish them for “anti-democratic behaviour,” Canada’s foreign affairs department says. Canada’s move, which followed a similar decision by the United States, ca...
In Canada
September 22, 2017 10:43 am gmt |
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As the opioid epidemic continues to march across the country, destroying an ever increasing number of lives, the federal health minister says people have fallen into the habit of passing judgment on those who are addicted to the drug. Ginette Petitpas Taylor, who spent 25 years working with the RCMP ...
In Canada
September 21, 2017 11:33 am gmt |
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Canada intends to encourage countries at a November peacekeeping summit to follow its example and rise to a “new level” of ambition in the commitment of troops and equipment to the world’s trouble spots, federal documents show. The intention is contained in the Liberal government’s ...
In Canada
September 20, 2017 9:12 am gmt |
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More than 5,700 asylum seekers crossed illegally from the US into Canada last month, a rise of almost 80% on July, government figures show. Canada has seen a surge of refugee claimants in recent months, especially into the province of Quebec. Crossings have increased relatively steadily since January...
In Britain
September 18, 2017 11:19 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Theresa May is due to travel to Canada to discuss plans for a post-Brexit trade deal. She said the two countries held “shared values” ahead of meeting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Mrs May is also expected to raise a trade dispute that could threaten aerospace job...
In Canada
September 11, 2017 12:10 pm gmt |
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Global Affairs says it is working at “high levels” to evacuate 95 Canadians from the Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos after they were barred by local officials from boarding an Air Canada flight sent to fly them home Sunday afternoon. The flight was set to depart the islands’ p...
In Canada
September 10, 2017 10:32 am gmt |
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Officials say about 265 Canadians have reached out to the Canadian government for help as Hurricane Irma turns its force on Florida after cutting a path of destruction through the Caribbean. “We have people who are stuck in a country or an island who just can’t get out,” said one Gl...
In Canada
September 4, 2017 11:41 am gmt |
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The Defence Department said a Royal Canadian Air Force Hercules transport plane loaded with baby formula, blankets, cribs, and other necessities took off from CFB Trenton on Sunday, destined for Lackland Air Force Base, near San Antonio, Texas. “Like all good neighbours, Canada and the United States ...
In Canada
September 3, 2017 12:07 pm gmt |
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Four indigenous men from remote communities in Manitoba only recently found they were not related to their families after taking DNA tests. A review by Health Canada found the switches at Norway House Indian Hospital appeared accidental. The families say they are still “filled with questions of...
In Canada
September 2, 2017 11:28 am gmt |
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Mexican officials met with trade negotiators from Canada and the United States at a Mexico City hotel on Friday (September 1) to discuss the North American Free Trade Agreement, with the mood darkened by U.S. President Donald Trump’s persistent threats to pull out. Teams from the three countrie...
In Canada
September 1, 2017 6:52 am gmt |
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Toronto was all abuzz on Thursday (August 31) as a new “bee beard” record was set by Juan Carlos Noguez Ortiz. Ortiz works at a bee honey farm in Ontario. He’s just claimed the Guinness World record for sitting for sitting for 61 minutes with his face blanketed by bees, besting the ...