Category: North America

staffJune 10, 2018

War of words erupts after tense G7 summit

A war of words has erupted between the US and its G7 allies, hours after the group had put on ...

staffJune 8, 2018

Top U.S. allies scramble to keep G-7 on track

Top U.S. allies scrambled Friday to keep a Group of Seven nations summit from veering off track as U.S. President ...

staffJune 8, 2018

Cannabis bill clears hurdle in Canada

A key legislative hurdle has been passed as Canada moves closer to legalizing recreational cannabis. Canadian senators passed the Cannabis ...

staffJune 5, 2018

‘Beauty iceberg’ thrills Newfoundland and Labrador

An iceberg with a distinct circular archway is wowing the crowds off Canada’s eastern coast. The glacial formation has been ...

staffMay 30, 2018

Mexican journalist beaten to death

A journalist with the national newspaper Excelsior has been killed in Mexico, the sixth media worker murdered in the country ...

staffMay 16, 2018

Activists to rally at Canada-US border – Refugees are welcome

Montreal, Canada – Community activists say they have mobilised to counter efforts by a far-right group to intimidate asylum seekers ...

staffMay 12, 2018

Canada – Monitor to track hate groups amid far-right rise

Montreal, Canada – A new organisation has been set up to track hate groups in Canada amid what experts say ...

staffApril 23, 2018

Van hits pedestrians in Toronto, Canada

TORONTO – A white van struck multiple people at a major intersection in Toronto’s northern suburbs Monday and police have ...

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, ...

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 ...