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Canada: Four children dead after house fire

2018-01-08 10:28

Four children were killed in a house fire in the eastern Canadian province of Nova Scotia, local media reports, quoting family members on the tragedy.

2 planes collide on the ground at Toronto's airport

2018-01-06 08:01

Passengers have been forced to evacuate via emergency slides in the frigid cold after two planes collided on the ground at Toronto's Pearson International Airport.

Antisemitic messages sent to Canada synagogues

2017-12-20 21:59

Synagogues in Montreal and Toronto – Canada's two largest cities – and elsewhere received threatening antisemitic messages at the start of Hanukkah, sources said Tuesday.

Iran sentences fugitive ex-bank chief to jail

2017-12-10 06:35

The former head of Iran's largest state-owned bank, who fled to Canada over a record-breaking $2.6bn embezzlement scandal, has been given a 20-year prison sentence.

Canadian mice adapt to warming by mutating, moving north - study

2017-11-28 21:00

Mice in Canada are mutating and migrating farther north in response to climate change, according to McGill University research released.

Montreal police get nearly 500 calls about sexual harassment

2017-11-07 09:06

Montreal police have received 463 calls in less than three weeks on a sexual harassment phone line set up in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

Canada to accept nearly one million new immigrants by 2020

2017-11-02 20:30

Canada's government says it will attempt to boost the Canadian economy by welcoming nearly one million immigrants over the next three years.

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Abducted hostage couple, 3 kids rescued from terrorist captivity after 5 years

2017-10-13 10:08

Five years after they were seized by a terrorist network in the mountains of Afghanistan, an American woman, her Canadian husband and their children – all three born in captivity – are free after a dramatic rescue orchestrated by the US and Pakistani governments.

Canadian tells of Somalia abduction as trial begins

2017-10-06 12:41

The trial of a Somalia man accused of kidnapping Canadian freelance journalist Amanda Lindhout has started in Ottawa, with an emotional Lindhout recounted the horrors she had to endure.

 

Villeneuve 'only sees the negative' - Stroll

2018-01-08 08:04

Canadian driver F1 driver Lance Stroll has hit back at Jacques Villeneuve, saying the former Williams driver is "always negative".

Where's Santa? US-Canadian military command tracking St Nick

2017-12-25 13:00

It's the question every good little girl and boy asks on Christmas Eve: When is Santa coming?

Montreal couple cleared of terror charges, bomb charge sticks

2017-12-20 21:59

A Canadian jury cleared a Montreal couple accused of planning to travel abroad to join the Islamic State group, but the man was found guilty of lesser explosives charges.

WATCH: Why do drivers keep hitting this huge boulder in a parking lot?

2017-12-06 10:02

Three drivers crashed into a rock placed in the middle of an island in a parking lot in Calgary, Canada. Motorists simply didn't see the large boulder according to local reports.

Canadian Mounties arrest 5 naked suspects after kidnapping

2017-11-08 10:05

Police in western Canada say five people found naked in a crashed car had kidnapped a mother, her father and her baby.

Russia responds to Canada sanctions with tit-for-tat measures

2017-11-04 15:04

Russia has reacted to Canada's imposing sanctions on 30 Russian officials linked to human rights violations by announcing "mirror-image" measures.

Canada to admit 980 000 new permanent residents over three years

2017-11-02 09:14

Canada will admit almost 1 million new immigrants over the next three years in a bid to spur economic growth and innovation, and bolster the country’s aging population.

Mugabe WHO appointment 'absolutely unacceptable, ridiculous': Canada PM

2017-10-22 14:41

The appointment of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador for the World Health Organisation is "absolutely unacceptable" and "ridiculous," Canada's premier said Saturday.

Canadian doctors help 2 000 commit suicide in a year

2017-10-07 18:19

Nearly 2 000 people with incurable diseases have been helped to die by a doctor in the first year since Canada legalised medically-assisted suicide, a report says.

Meteors splashing into warm ponds sparked life on Earth - study

2017-10-03 09:39

How did life on Earth begin? A study has backed the theory that meteorites splashing into warm ponds leached essential elements that gave rise to the building blocks of life billions of years ago.

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