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In Canada
August 26, 2017 11:05 am gmt |
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Canada’s ambassador to Ireland is concerned about ghosts. Specifically, Ambassador Kevin Vickers is worried about a spirit that might be haunting Canada’s official residence in Dublin. In a recent Facebook post, the ambassador describes hearing unusual bangs, laboured breathing and heavy ...
In Canada
August 25, 2017 11:22 am gmt |
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Canadians will soon be able to identify themselves as transgender on their passports under new rules that will come into effect by the end of the month. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said he was making the change so all Canadians can feel safe to be themselves and express their gender as they cho...
In Canada
August 21, 2017 10:14 am gmt |
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A group called La Meute organized a march to in Quebec City Sunday (August 20), where they called for stronger border controls amid a sharp increase in the number of asylum seekers crossing illegally into Quebec from the U.S., CBC reported. About 200 people showed up. CBC reported that before their d...
In Canada
August 19, 2017 11:40 am gmt |
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Ian Moore Wilson has been identified as the Canadian killed and his wife Valerie injured in the Barcelona van attack. The father of Vancouver police officer Fiona Wilson was described by his daughter as “compassionate, generous, adventurous, and always game for a lively debate, a good book, exp...
In Canada
August 17, 2017 10:24 am gmt |
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A Canadian woman got an extra carrot with her diamond ring when it was found in her vegetable patch 13 years after she lost it. Mary Grams, 84, was devastated when she lost the ring while weeding on the family farm in Alberta in 2004.But she had kept the ring’s loss a secret from all […]...
In America
August 16, 2017 10:06 am gmt |
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Negotiators from Canada, Mexico and the United States are aiming for an “ambitious” first round of trade talks, a senior U.S. official said on Tuesday (August 15), as the countries try to fast-track a deal to modernize the 23-year-old pact by early next year. The United States Trade Repre...
In Canada
August 13, 2017 11:14 am gmt |
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B.C.’s Shambhala Music Festival is ending early after the grounds were placed under evacuation alert because of a nearby wildfire. Organizers of the electronic music festival in B.C.’s Southern Interior announced Saturday afternoon that all acts planned for Sunday had been cancelled. They...
In Canada
August 12, 2017 9:24 am gmt |
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Canada’s foreign affairs minister and the envoy who secured the release of an imprisoned Presbyterian minister have both held talks over the last few days with senior North Korean officials about the deteriorating international situation. Chrystia Freeland said Friday that she met with Ri Yong-...
In Canada
August 11, 2017 12:26 pm gmt |
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One of Canada’s most high-profile premiers who rose to national prominence for his down-to-earth style, sharp wit and, more recently, his willingness to lock horns with Ottawa is retiring from politics after a decade in office. Saskatchewan’s Brad Wall said he made the decision at the end of June aft...
In Canada
August 11, 2017 7:26 am gmt |
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The release of a Canadian pastor held in a North Korean prison for more than two years was the result of a long negotiation between Canada and North Korea, CBC News has learned. Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, a Presbyterian minister from Mississauga, Ont., arrived in Japan early Thursday, but the story of his r...
In Canada
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...
In Canada
August 9, 2017 10:10 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...
In Canada
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...
In Canada
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...
In Canada
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...