Category: North America

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

staffAugust 24, 2017

Canadian teachers seek to remove first prime minister’s name from schools

As many Americans seek the removal of Confederate statues across the nation, a group of teachers in Canada passed a ...

staffAugust 18, 2017

Number of asylum seekers to Canada up four fold in August

Over 3,800 migrants crossed illegally into the Canadian province of Quebec in the first two weeks of August. That is ...

staffAugust 11, 2017

Ahead of NAFTA talks, Canada looks to U.S. Midwest

Canadian leaders said they were keen to build trade ties in the U.S. Midwest in the days leading up to ...

staffAugust 11, 2017

Canadian diplomat struck by headaches and hearing loss in Cuba

Canada’s foreign ministry is investigating after at least one of its diplomats stationed in Cuba was treated for hearing loss ...

staffJuly 21, 2017

China holds Canadians ‘for smoking marijuana’

Chinese authorities have arrested two Canadians in the capital Beijing for allegedly smoking marijuana. According to Radio-Canada, officials entered a ...

staffJuly 19, 2017

Canada family finds catheter in ice cream

A Canadian family who found an intravenous catheter in a tub of ice cream will need to undergo medical tests ...

staffJuly 15, 2017

Canadian workers find live British cannonball in Quebec

Builders in the old part of the Canadian city of Quebec have unearthed a live cannonball fired by the British ...