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Iran urges Canada’s answer over killing of national by police

December 28, 2017 2:00 am
Iran urges Canada’s answer over killing of national by police

The file photo shows Babak Saidi, 43, who was shot and killed at the Ontario Provincial Police detachment in Morrisburg on December 23, 2017. Tehran has condemned the fatal shooting of an Iranian national by the Canadian police, calling for Ottawa’s explanation over the issue. “Unfortunately, we have been informed […]

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Canada expels Venezuela diplomats in reciprocal move

December 26, 2017 12:30 am
Canada expels Venezuela diplomats in reciprocal move

Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland (photo by AFP) Canada has decided to revoke the credentials of Venezuela’s ambassador and chargé d’affaires in the country, reciprocating a similar move earlier by Caracas. Venezuela’s Ambassador to Canada Wilmer Barrientos Fernandez and its chargé d’affaires, Angel Herrera, were stripped of their […]

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Venezuelan government decides to expel Brazil, Canada top diplomats

December 24, 2017 2:16 am
Venezuelan government decides to expel Brazil, Canada top diplomats

The president of Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly, Delcy Rodriguez (C), speaks at a press conference at the Foreign Ministry in Caracas, December 23, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The Venezuelan government has decided to expel the top diplomats of Brazil and Canada over accusations of meddling in Venezuela’s domestic affairs. Venezuela’s Constituent Assembly […]

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Canadian judge suspends Quebec niqab ban

December 2, 2017 11:00 pm
Canadian judge suspends Quebec niqab ban

This file photo taken on January 15, 2017 shows a woman wearing a niqab walking along a street in the Moroccan capital, Rabat. (By AFP) A Canadian judge on Friday suspended part of a Quebec law banning people from wearing full-face veils when giving or receiving public services, handing a […]

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Family freed from Taliban captivity arrive in Canada

October 14, 2017 6:10 am
Family freed from Taliban captivity arrive in Canada

A Site Intelligence Group image shows hostages Caitlan Coleman of the US and her husband Joshua Boyle of Canada while holding their children at an undisclosed location Joshua Boyle, his American wife and three children arrived in Toronto Friday after being freed from captivity in Pakistan, the Canadian government announced. Boyle […]

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threatens to cancel arms deal with US in tariff dispute

October 12, 2017 8:30 pm
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threatens to cancel arms deal with US in tariff dispute

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, on October 11, 2017. (Photo by AP) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned that Ottawa may cancel a major arms deal with the United States following Washington’s imposition of heavy duties on Canadian […]

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threatens to cancel arms deal with US in tariff dispute

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threatens to cancel arms deal with US in tariff dispute

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at the Canadian Embassy in Washington, on October 11, 2017. (Photo by AP) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned that Ottawa may cancel a major arms deal with the United States following Washington’s imposition of heavy duties on Canadian […]

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State Department approves sale of 18 Super Hornet jets to Canada

September 13, 2017 4:00 pm
State Department approves sale of 18 Super Hornet jets to Canada

This US Navy photo shows An F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to the “Golden Dragons” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 192 as it conducts a high-speed flyby during an air-power demonstration in the western Pacific on June 12, 2017. (Photo by AFP) The United States will sell Canada $5.2 billion worth […]

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Canada working to handle surge in refugee arrivals from US

August 19, 2017 6:47 pm
Canada working to handle surge in refugee arrivals from US

A group of refugees raises their hands before they illegally cross the border into Canada from Champlain, New York, on August 4, 2017. (Photo by AFP) Soldiers busily assemble tents with wooden floors, lighting, and heating in Canada’s Quebec Province near the US border to temporarily house a surge in […]

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rejects US President Donald Trump’s protectionist policy

July 15, 2017 1:44 pm
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rejects US President Donald Trump’s protectionist policy

Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (Photo by AFP) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned US governors against weakening the longstanding North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), which has been under scrutiny by the Trump administration. In the past, Donald Trump had described the pact between the US, Mexico and […]

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Five Canadian spies and analysts sue bosses over abusive behavior, racism and Islamophobia

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Five Canadian spies and analysts sue bosses over abusive behavior, racism and Islamophobia

The file photo shows the headquarters of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service in Ottawa. Five agents and analysts at Canada’s spy service have filed a lawsuit against their managers over allegations of abusive behaviors, racism and Islamophobia. On Thursday, the group of employees filed a $27.7 million lawsuit against the […]

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Canadian appeals court upholds $1.7 billion ruling against Iran

July 4, 2017 1:00 pm
Canadian appeals court upholds $1.7 billion ruling against Iran

The Appeal Court for Ontario, Canada (file photo) A Canadian appeals court has accused Iran of supporting terrorism, upholding a ruling that requires the Islamic Republic to pay around $1.7 billion in damages to “American victims of terrorism.” Ontario’s Court of Appeal rejected Iran’s request to reconsider the ruling on […]

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Canada holds celebrations amid natives’ protests

July 2, 2017 4:30 pm
Canada holds celebrations amid natives’ protests

An indigenous rights activist holds a sign reading “Canada 150 is a Celebration of Indigenous Genocide,” after “Unsettle Canada Day 150 Picnic,” as the country marks its 150th anniversary with “Canada 150” celebrations, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, July 1, 2017. (Photo by Reuters) The Canadian government has held huge celebrations […]

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Helpless Canadian woman stabbed and raped, then sent to jail with her rapist

June 7, 2017 2:42 am
Helpless Canadian woman stabbed and raped, then sent to jail with her rapist

The woman was stabbed in the hand as she tried to fend off a knife to her chest. Photo / Supplied WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT It’s a story that almost beggars belief. Attacked and sexually assaulted by a notorious rapist, a 29-year-old Canadian woman identified as Angela Cardinal* was thrown in […]

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Exit-town: Immigrants fleeing USA under cover of darkness

March 13, 2017 1:20 pm
Exit-town: Immigrants fleeing USA under cover of darkness

Frightened immigrants are creeping into Canada through a quiet border town in northeast New York to escape Donald Trump. The families are fleeing through the town of Champlain which shares a border with Quebec. They make their crossing on Roxham Road which leads them directly towards the village of Hemmingford […]

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