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In Canada
November 25, 2016 11:05 am gmt |
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Terrorism, climate change and the American president-elect are expected to dominate the agenda of this year’s la Francophonie summit of mostly French-speaking nations, which gets underway today in Antananarivo, Madagascar. Member nations France, Belgium, Chad and Burundi are among those that ha...
In Canada
November 23, 2016 7:39 am gmt |
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Canada will explore buying 18 new Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets. The Liberal government says the jets will close the “capability gap” in Canada’s air power as it seeks a permanent replacement to its CF-18 fleet. It will also launch a five-year procurement process in 2017 to find ...
In Canada
November 20, 2016 11:57 am gmt |
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A row has blown up in the Canadian parliament – over the word “fart”. When Conservative MP Michelle Rempel accused the government of treating the province of “Alberta like a fart in the room” over jobs, Green Party leader Elizabeth May took exception. However, it was not...
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October 30, 2016 10:36 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is finally on his way to Belgium to sign a long-delayed landmark trade deal with the European Union. He will attend a summit in Brussels where a signing ceremony planned for Thursday was cancelled after a Belgian region vetoed the agreement. All 28 EU states app...
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September 28, 2016 10:26 am gmt |
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Canada has authorized the construction of an energy project that would see its liquefied natural gas (LNG) exported to emerging Asian markets. The move comes despite concerns over the project’s contribution to greenhouse gas emissions and the threat to an important salmon habitat. The terminal,...
In Britain
September 27, 2016 11:13 am gmt |
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Britain’s Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended a historic reconciliation ceremony in Canada on Monday (September 26), aimed at marking the start of a new relationship between Canada and its Aboriginals. The royal couple met with political and civic leaders from across the province of British ...
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September 23, 2016 7:28 am gmt |
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Two of Canada’s biggest agricultural trade irritants with China have gone away. A deal reached in Ottawa today means Canadian canola exports will continue through 2020 while both sides conduct research to resolve a shipment quality dispute, while exports of bone-in beef from Canadian cattle und...
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September 14, 2016 10:23 am gmt |
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Two Canadian children at the centre of a protracted custody dispute must return to Germany where their father lives, over their objections and against the wishes of their mother, Ontario’s top court ruled Tuesday. In addition, the court ruled, the father will have to provide suitable housing fo...
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September 13, 2016 11:39 am gmt |
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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will be joined by their two children on their eight-day tour of Canada later this month, Kensington Palace has said. It will be the first official royal tour for Princess Charlotte, 16 months, and the second for Prince George, three, who accompanied his parents to Au...
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September 7, 2016 7:10 am gmt |
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked of his first visit to Hong Kong on Tuesday (September 6) aiming to build closer ties with China and the former British territory. Fresh off the back of the G20 summit in Hangzhou, China, Trudeau told a luncheon organised by the Canadian Chamber of Commerc...
In Canada
September 6, 2016 11:51 am gmt |
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Earthquakes Canada, under Natural Resources Canada, said on their site that an earthquake hit near Yorkton, Saskatchewan on Monday. Honn Kao, a research scientist at Geological Survey of Canada who is also an earthquake seismologist said the quake happened around 4:40 a.m., roughly 372 kilometres nor...
In Canada
September 2, 2016 12:28 pm gmt |
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Justin Trudeau set his sights squarely on China’s human rights record Thursday, painting Canada as a straight-talking champion of personal freedoms as he lectured an elite business crowd on the value of good governance and free expression. The prime minister’s direct remarks came during w...
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August 31, 2016 5:09 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Wednesday that Canada will be able to continue with its current canola export regime. In a news briefing with China’s premier Li Keqiang, Trudeau said he hopes for a long-term solution with China on their dispute over the safety of canola exports from Canad...
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August 11, 2016 8:23 am gmt |
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Canadian police killed a man on Wednesday (10th Aug), local media reported, after the police said they had identified a suspect after receiving “credible information of a potential terrorist threat”. The suspect was killed during a police raid in a small Ontario town, local media reported...
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August 4, 2016 10:37 am gmt |
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Football at Rio Olympics 2016 has official started 2 days before the opening ceremony. Canadian player Janine Beckie’s scored the fastest goal in Olympics soccer history. It took her just 20 seconds to strike a goal against Australia and that’s how Canada took a 1-0 lead over Australia in the o...
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July 22, 2016 11:16 am gmt |
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Rosie MacLennan, the 2012 Olympic gold medallist in trampoline, will be Canada’s flag-bearer at the opening ceremony for the Rio Olympics next month.The 27-year-old from King City, Ont., won Canada’s only gold at the London Games. The Rio Games will mark MacLennan’s third Olympics. ...
In Canada
July 22, 2016 11:03 am gmt |
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Smuggling drugs, hate propaganda or people across the border could get you a lifetime ban from a trusted traveller program like Nexus under planned new rules. The Canada Border Services Agency has launched a month-long consultation on proposals that clearly spell out what will bar people from joining...
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June 28, 2016 11:10 am gmt |
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An element of a love letter penned via a Canadian soldier for the period of the Korean conflict has made its means residence – 63 years after it first started the ride abroad. Bill Awalt advised CTV Atlantic that he was serving as a fight engineer within the Korean battle when he close to misplaced [...
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June 27, 2016 12:21 pm gmt |
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The people of Iceland elected a new president on Saturday — a vote that also ushered in a Canadian first lady. Gudni Johannesson, a history professor with no previous political experience, secured enough votes to be elected as the new head of state for the small Nordic country. He is married to Ottaw...