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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.

Spain urges Catalonia to end referendum

2017-10-01 18:05

Spain has demanded that Catalonia's separatist government call off an independence referendum, dismissing the vote as a "farce", as national police moved in to stop it.

US embassy in Cuba 'under review'

2017-09-18 05:01

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says Washington is considering the possibility of closing its embassy in Havana in the wake of a mysterious "sonic attack" that left several of its staff with brain injuries and hearing loss.

Canada's top general in Gay Pride first

2017-08-28 09:59

Canada's top military official for the first time took part in the Gay Pride parade in Ottawa, with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also on hand.

Botched car marketing: Disabled bays switched for 'Lexus Only' parking

2017-08-23 11:01

A botched marketing campaign has landed a Canadian airport in hot water; organisers switched bays for disabled travellers and reserved them for Lexus customers.

 

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.

'Lone wolf' suspected in Canada terror attack

2017-10-02 07:09

Canadian officials say a car and knife attack on an Edmonton police officer and a high-speed chase involving a moving van that left four people injured, appear to be the work of a single suspected terrorist.

Five injured, suspect arrested in Canada attack

2017-10-01 17:26

Canadian police have arrested a man suspected of stabbing an officer and injuring four pedestrians in a series of violent incidents being investigated as an "act of terrorism."

WATCH: Driver goes airborne, smashes into traffic light

2017-09-08 07:55

A rear car cam has captured the moments of a car hitting a ditch, going airborne before smashing into a traffic light.

Trudeau warns 'no short-cutting' in Canada asylum process

2017-08-24 12:19

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has warned there is no advantage for asylum seekers who evade border checkpoints to cross into the country from the US.

Canada sends soldiers to migrant border crossing

2017-08-10 06:27

Canada has sent soldiers to a remote spot on the Quebec-New York border where asylum seekers are crossing illegally.

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