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In Technology
November 13, 2017 7:21 am gmt |
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A high-tech device capable of detecting melanoma skin cancer has won the international James Dyson Award 2017. This innovative device was developed by four engineering students from McMaster University in Canada. The device, called sKan, detects melanoma quickly, cost-effectively and non-invasively b...
In Canada
November 10, 2017 11:24 am gmt |
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A popular fundraising partnership between Telus and Wounded Warriors Canada was commandeered by the Royal Canadian Legion this week because it included an image of a poppy, which the legion claims as a trademark symbol. The online fundraiser asks users to scroll through the names of more than 117,000...
In Canada
November 9, 2017 12:19 pm gmt |
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Canada is actively engaged in the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal talks but not rushing into a deal, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said in Vietnam on Wednesday (November 8), signaling less appetite to move ahead quickly after the deal was ditched by U.S. President Donald Trump. Tr...
In Canada
November 8, 2017 11:27 am gmt |
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Police in western Canada say they’re searching for the naked truth after a bizarre collision on a rural road. Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cpl Laurel Scott says officers responded to the report of a car colliding with a truck in Nisku, south of Edmonton, Alberta, on Monday. When they arrived, they f...
In Canada
November 2, 2017 6:53 am gmt |
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Canada will welcome nearly one million immigrants over the next three years, according to a plan offered by the Liberal government Wednesday (November 1), CBC, reported. Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen, said that with the ratio of workers to retirees shrinking — immigration can help close tha...
In Canada
October 29, 2017 11:46 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau predicts a monument in Ottawa to the 125th anniversary of the Stanley Cup will become a major attraction in the national capital. In an interview Saturday on Hockey Night in Canada, Trudeau said the Lord Stanley Gift Monument will be part of what people want to see when ...
In Canada
October 26, 2017 12:11 pm gmt |
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The Canadian Paediatric Society says its members are “increasingly” being asked by parents about the option of seeking medically assisted death for children, while a survey of doctors found nearly half of the respondents supported assisted death for kids with “progressive terminal illness or intracta...
In Canada
October 22, 2017 8:52 am gmt |
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A group of anti-Trudeau protesters and anti-racism counter-demonstrators clashed in Toronto on Saturday. According to organizers, the anti-Trudeau protest was planned as a means of expressing displeasure with the Liberal government’s tax policies, spending and controversial multi-million dollar settl...
In Canada
October 21, 2017 10:22 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government is looking into the implications of Quebec’s Bill 62, which would require Muslim women wearing a niqab or burka and anyone else using public services to uncover their faces. “I don’t think it’s the government’s bu...
In Canada
October 19, 2017 9:05 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 7:02 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 9:39 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 8:04 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 8:24 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 7:18 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 11:04 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 9:11 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...