Category: North America

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staffMarch 19, 2018

Canada prepares for legal pot with new license class, strict labels

TORONTO – Canada’s health regulator on Monday set out thresholds for a new class of cannabis cultivation and processing licenses, ...

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staffJanuary 18, 2018

Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer

A Canadian woman has been convicted of killing her friend after police discovered the murder weapon used in a picture ...

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staffNovember 10, 2017

TPP deal moves forward without US

Members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership have agreed a new framework to revive the proposed trade deal, following US withdrawal earlier ...

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staffNovember 8, 2017

Groups launch legal challenge of Quebec’s face veil ban

Canadian human rights and civil liberty groups have launched a constitutional challenge of a recent law that bans face coverings ...

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staffOctober 27, 2017

Latam, Canada FMs urge UN to get involved in Venezuela

Foreign ministers of 12 countries of the Americas called Thursday on the United Nations to help fight what they called ...

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staffOctober 2, 2017

Edmonton terrorist act ‘lone wolf’ attack

TRENTON, Ont – Canada’s public safety minister said Sunday the suspect apprehended following a terrorist attack in which a police ...

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staffOctober 1, 2017

History made as Sikh heads Canada political party

TRENTON – For the first time in Canadian history, a non-white was elected, Sunday, to lead one of the country’s ...

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staffSeptember 30, 2017

Canadian sentenced to nine years for trying to join IS

A 29-year-old Canadian was sentenced on Friday to nine years in prison for trying to travel overseas to join the ...

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staffSeptember 21, 2017

Canada, EU implement CETA free-trade deal

TRENTON, Ont. – The trade deal between Canada and the EU took effect Thursday, giving Canada virtually tariff-free access to ...

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staffSeptember 1, 2017

Air Transat probed after flights delayed for hours on Ottawa runway

The Canadian Transportation Agency is holding an inquiry into two Air Transat flights held on the tarmac at Ottawa for ...