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Canada

Procter & Gamble to shut Brockville plant, 480 jobs lost.

Canada’s training plan for UN troops will be a departure from classic peacekeeping

West Texas oil boom threatens recovery in Canadian oilpatch. Big Oil’s rush into West Texas is keeping a lid on prices and the oil world off balance

It appears BC has its first minority government in 65 years

NDP, Liberals neck and neck in B.C. polls, but Christy Clark could have edge. Regional distribution, leadership and turnout may give B.C. Liberals the advantage

Canada considers retaliation for US tariff on softwood lumber. Canada is considering multiple trade actions against the US in response to tariffs on softwood lumber. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Friday he was considering banning US coal exports in response to the "unfair" tax on Canadian lumber

Some inmates in a provincial Saskatchewan prison have launched a labour strike after their daily wages were slashed. New Saskatchewan budget cuts have reduced previous working wages for provincial inmates from $3 a day to $1 a day

Autopsies show Ontario woman and boyfriend were strangled in Belize. The couple had been missing since leaving a bar on the night of April 25

B.C. Liberals threaten thermal coal levy in retaliation for U.S. softwood dispute. Levy would make thermal coal shipments through B.C. ‘utterly uncompetitive,’ hurting U.S. and Alberta exports

Bodies of missing Canadian, American found in Belize: friends

Mag 7 quake hits Yukon, Alaska, northern B.C.

State of emergency, landslide risk in Kamloops forces people from homes

South Korea closes B.C. school: 14 teachers caught in ‘bureaucratic nightmare’. ‘We have been treated like criminals’: Move raises questions for other B.C. offshore schools

BREAKING: Trump tells Canada, Mexico he won’t terminate NAFTA - The White House says US President Donald Trump has told both Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexico’s president that he has agreed not to terminate the North American Free Trade Agreement at this time.

Kevin O’Leary drops out of leadership race

Concerns about job losses as US imposes tariffs on softwood lumber

One soldier has been killed and three others have been injured in a training accident at a Canadian Forces Base at Wainwright in northern Alberta.

B.C. New Democrats make polling gains on eve of crucial debate

Number of asylum seekers fleeing to Canada from the US in the wake of Trump’s immigration crackdown has tripled as the weather warms up

Canadian jets intercept Russian bombers, 1st time since 2014

One dead after bus crash near Quesnel. One person is dead and seven others are injured after a crash involving a Greyhound bus on Highway 97 near Quesnel. The bus was enroute from Clinton to Prince George when the crash happened around 5PM.

2 confirmed dead after logging train derails on Vancouver Island

Canada’s Trudeau defends dairy system after Trump blast

How big money corrupts politics: BC’s Wild West of campaign funding needs reform (Elizabeth Murphy, Common Ground, April 2017)

Omar Khadr’s criminal record in Canada shows ‘absolute ignorance,’ lawyer say

Canada risks wrath of Trump if it doesn’t boost defence cash: senators

Technician’s chartered seaplane raises questions about Trudeau’s use of Aga Khan’s helicopter

After Vimy: Did Canada really find its independence in 1922 battle it refused to fight?
The Chanak Affair: 5 years after WWI, Canada finally said no to participating in one of Britain’s wars.

Trudeau

Trudeau says Assad must go following ‘bloody actions’ against civilians- Mon, 10 Apr 2017 10:06:02 EDT
Canada is open to increasing its sanctions against Russia and believes there’s no place for Syria’s president in the future of the war-ravaged country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Monday.

WATCH: Trudeau was briefed before US missile attacks on Syria

BREAKING: Large power outage in North Vancouver - There is an outage affecting about 12,000 customers on the North Shore. BC Hydro is blaming a substation fault. No word on when power will be restored.

WATCH: Trudeau was briefed before US missile attacks on Syria

BREAKING: Large power outage in North Vancouver - There is an outage affecting about 12,000 customers on the North Shore. BC Hydro is blaming a substation fault. No word on when power will be restored.

Fire in White Rock forces residents from their homes, damages restaurant

Huge crash on the Coquihala involving 9 vehicles, by Merrit

Youth at risk of unemployment with future entry-level jobs replaced by automation   Read More


Carbon monoxide likely cause of four deaths near Ashcroft: Coroner. The BC Coroners Service suspects carbon monoxide gas is to blame after four people, including two kids, were found dead in a home near Ashcroft, Friday. The service has ruled out foul play.


Canada’s CF-18s to fly 2 NATO overseas missions in 2017. Air Force says it’s ‘actively risk-managing the capability gap’ to meet NATO and Norad commitments

grizzly bear at Draney Inlest, BC
Campbell River man attacked by grizzly beat at remote logging camp

Canadian border authorities detaining record number of Mexicans...

Canadian Farmers, Ranchers Get Serious About Security


Canadian teacher wins $1 million global prize

Omar Khadr recovering from 19-hour shoulder surgery. Former Guantanamo Bay inmate remains in intensive care in Edmonton hospital

Deadly Disease Detected in BC Salmon

‘Heaven on earth’: Asylum seekers get help from Montreal organization

Growing number of migrants renouncing Canadian immigrant status

$30K pledged for Manitoba town facing influx of asylum seekers

Reena Virk’s mother speaks out on Kelly Ellard decision

Climate change predicted to transform Vancouver into San Diego, but at a heavy cost

Public Safety minister to raise issue of illegal border crossings with U.S. officials
Sat, 25 Feb 2017 05:00:47 EST
Canada’s public safety minister says he’ll be discussing the growing issue of asylum seekers trying to sneak across the border into Canada with senior officials in the United States in the coming few days.

Asylum seekers learning to cope without hands after frostbitten walk into Canada


Trudeau and Trump talk about border, softwood lumber and next summits - Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:07:18 EST: Border co-operation and softwood lumber are discussed by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Donald Trump during a phone call between the two leaders. Read More

 

Mag 4.8 earthquake 166 km SW of Pt Hardy, Canada Feb 22, 2017

Men released following shooting yesterday in Abbotsford

Enbridge pipeline leaks 200,000 litres of oil condensate in Strathcona County

Douglas Garland assaualted by numerous inmates at Calgary jail

What’s new and exotic at Canada’s biggest car show

RCMP watchdog’s probe into review of northern B.C. policing thwarted by poor record keeping. Agency looked at reports of public intoxication, missing persons, domestic violence and strip searches

TORONTO – Fast-food chain A&W Food Services of Canada plans to open more than 200 franchisee-owned restaurants by 2020.

Link repaired: Evacuees might not go home until damaged California dam is repaired

Blizzard warnings through the Maritimes, with 70 cm possible in N.S.

Vince Li, man who beheaded passenger on Greyhound bus, given absolute discharge
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 17:17:30 EST -
Vince Li was found not criminally responsible in the killing of Tim McLean on a Greyhound bus in 2008 -- Read More

From bad to worse: Freezing rain and floods expected

Fraser Valley hit hardest by snowfall, more on the way

Manitoba Hydro cutting 900 jobs in ‘necessary first step’

Psychiatric care a major part of tackling fentanyl crisis. ‘There’re a lot of people … suffering from serious psychiatric illness, as well as drug addiction’

The Tuesday news briefing: An at-a-glance survey of some top stories

White Rock waterfront turning into ‘ghost town’ after string of closures

Updated New Brunswick weather: ice storm knocks out power to more than 108,000

Trudeau cabinet welcomes Trump’s Keystone XL decision. President approves $8B pipeline project but says it’s still subject to ‘renegotiation of terms by us’.

Calgary mom found guilty in death of sick son after giving him herbal remedies
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 07:00:00 EST
The Calgary mother who said she gave her son holistic remedies for what she believed was a cold or flu before his death was found guilty following a two-week trial late last year.

Justin Trudeau Addresses French Language Brouhaha

Doctor who hired a hit man to kill teen patient takes prison complaint to top court. SupCourtreme to decide whether to hear murderer's request to have sexual history erased from prison record

Violence in hospitals at "epidemic proportions," says union following shooting

Flu circulating ‘quite strongly’ in Yukon, say health officials

Powerful nor’easter wallops Nova Scotia

100-car pileup in Ontario, Canada.Highway 401 east of Toronto has been shut down after whiteout conditions and slippery roads led to crashes involving around 100 vehicles.

Conservationists concerned about free entry to Canada’s national parks in 2017

Ice Skating on Vancouver Street

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Icy streets and darkened homes persist across the Lower Mainland today
after a New Year’s Eve snowfall brought up to 15 centimeters of snow to some areas.

Russian diplomats expelled by Obama over hacking leave US

Coquihalla Shut Down Due to Heavy Snow

The Coquihalla Highway has been closed north-bound between Hope and Merritt due to heavy snow and poor driving conditions.

Why are dead lobsters, crabs and herring washing up along this Nova Scotia shore? Boxing Day find comes after weeks of reports of dead herring washing up along shores

Softwood lumber is BC’s biggest industry. US wants penalties on importing. Interim duty could be next. What will @JustinTrudeau do?

3:56 PM - 20 Dec 2016 -- Vancouver, British Columbia

Fukushima: Radioactive Salmon Discovered In Canada

Fort McMurray Wildfire Named Canadian News Story Of The Year

Softwood lumber is BC’s biggest industry. US wants penalties on importing. Interim duty could be next. What will @JustinTrudeau do? #cdnpoli -- :56 PM - 20 Dec 2016 · Vancouver, British Columbia

Avoid the ER this holiday season, local doctor says visit a walk-in with colds and flus

Protect against Bill C51
Bill C-51 damages Canada’s economy. It must be scrapped
. Business and technology leaders warn that security law harms Canada’s online services and undermines our reputation for data security.

BREAKING: 3 alarm condo fire near 56th & 201a in #Langley, BC

Canadian students among the top performing in the world: report

Beyond the hippie stereotype: A closer look at the opposition to Trans Mountain. Opponents of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline expansion engaged in more than just knee-jerk NIMBYism

‘Beyond unacceptable’: Auditor general rips treatment of First Nations, aging technology - 7 audits flag issues ranging from gaps in motor vehicle safety oversight to military recruiting

CBC Investigates -- Clients of convicted immigration consultant facing deportation for lying. 500 more people under investigation for falsely obtaining permanent residency and Canadian citizenship

CBC Investigates -- Clients of convicted immigration consultant facing deportation for lying. 500 more people under investigation for falsely obtaining permanent residency and Canadian citizenship

What’s in your pot?  Marketplace tests today’s weed. As Ottawa prepares to legalize recreational marijuana, Marketplace investigation shows how weed has changed

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