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In Canada
October 19, 2017 10:04 am gmt |
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The death of Tragically Hip frontman Gord Downie, a music superstar beloved for songs about culture, small towns and hockey, triggered an outpouring of tributes and grief across Canada on Wednesday (October 18). Downie, 53, who was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2015, died on Tuesday night s...
In Canada
October 18, 2017 10:40 am gmt |
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Canadian authorities on Tuesday (October 17) tapped Google parent Alphabet Inc to help plan a mixed-use development along Toronto’s Lake Ontario waterfront using cutting-edge digital technologies and urban design. Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs unit, which is developing new technologies for use...
In Canada
October 17, 2017 9:40 am gmt |
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A delegation from Global Affairs Canada has traveled to Tehran and held talks with Iranian officials in the continuation of efforts to re-establish diplomatic relations between the two countries. Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Monday that the Canadian diplomatic team’s trav...
In Canada
October 16, 2017 11:06 am gmt |
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A drone crashed into a commercial airplane in Canada, the first time such an incident has occurred in the country, the government said Sunday. A plane operated by charter airline Skyjet was approaching Quebec City’s Jean Lesage International Airport on Thursday when a drone struck one of its wi...
In Canada
October 14, 2017 9:43 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the Mexican Senate on Friday (October 13) that the benefits of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) should be fairly shared. The leaders of Mexico and Canada on Thursday (October 12) pledged to work towards a renegotiation even as talks taking pl...
In Canada
October 13, 2017 10:44 am gmt |
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Canadian couple and their three children born in captivity have been freed in Pakistan, nearly five years after the couple was abducted in neighbouring Afghanistan, Pakistani and U.S. officials said on Thursday (October 12). American Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, were kidnap...
In Canada
October 13, 2017 10:31 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau touched down in Mexico City on Thursday (October 12) for an official visit amidst talks in Washington to renegotiate NAFTA. US President Donald Trump has threatened to scrap the 1994 pact unless changes are made to address issues such as a $64 billion deficit wi...
In America
October 12, 2017 10:11 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (October 11) tough negotiations were ahead on the North American Free Trade Agreement but a deal was possible and he would consider having a trade pact with Canada but not Mexico. Trump, asked whether NAFTA was dead during an appearance with Canadian Prim...
In Canada
October 8, 2017 11:08 am gmt |
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Canada will pay up to C$750 million ($598 million) in compensation to thousands of aboriginals who were removed as children from their families decades ago, a top official said on Friday, promising to end “a terrible legacy.” The move is the latest bid by the Liberal government of Prime M...
In Canada
October 7, 2017 12:31 pm gmt |
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The Supreme Court of Canada says records detailing the abuse of former residential school students can eventually be destroyed. The unanimous high court ruling today brings clarity to an issue that pitted the privacy of victims against the importance of documenting a dark chapter in Canada’s re...
In Canada
October 5, 2017 9:52 am gmt |
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Three Canadian rail workers ended their second day of trial on Tuesday (October 3) for their role in a 2013 train derailment that left 47 people dead and flattened the heart of the Quebec village of Lac-Megantic. Locomotive engineer Thomas Harding, manager of train operations Jean Demaitre and railwa...
In Canada
October 4, 2017 10:13 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday (October 3) said he spoke with U.S. President Doanld Trump in the aftermath of the largest mass shooting in the United States that killed at least 59 people in Las Vegas. The Globe and Mail is reporting that at least four Canadians were killed in the ...
In Canada
October 3, 2017 11:12 am gmt |
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A woman from Jasper, Alta., was among the people killed in the Las Vegas mass shooting, bringing the number of Canadians killed in the massacre to at least three. CBC News has learned from friends of the woman that she is now counted among the 59 dead and hundreds wounded in Sunday’s attack. Jo...
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...