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Gord Downie Of Tragically Hip Dead At 53

18/10/2017

Gord Downie, frontman of the rock band The Tragically Hip, died Tuesday night at age 53, CBC News reported Wednesday. Downie had terminal brain cancer, which he discovered after a seizure in December 2015. “Gord knew this day was coming—his response was to spend this precious time as he always had—making music, making memories...
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Trump Meets With G7 Leaders In Italy

26/05/2017

President Trump is at a G7 summit in the Sicilian coastal town of Taormina Friday with the leaders of Japan, Italy, Germany, France, Britain, and Canada. He started the day with a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, the only leader who wasn’t with Trump in Brussels for a NATO summit on Thursday....
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Watch Sea Lion Attack Takes Girl Into Waters [VIDEO]

22/05/2017

A sea lion has become an internet sensation overnight after yanking a little girl off a Canadian dock this weekend. The girl, who has not been identified, was not harmed in the attack Saturday, but video of the incident quickly went viral. Taken by Michael Fujiwara and posted on YouTube, the video shows a...
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Trump Won’t Pull U.S. Out of NAFTA

27/04/2017

President Donald Trump has announced that he will not pull the U.S. out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, despite numerous promises to do so. Trump informed the leaders of Mexico and Canada of his decision Wednesday, and the White House later confirmed that the president had “agreed not to terminate NAFTA at...
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Trump Slams Canada: ‘It’s a Disgrace’ [VIDEO]

20/04/2017

President Donald Trump unexpectedly called out Canada on Thursday over the impact of their agricultural policy on American farmers. “I want to end and add by saying that Canada — what they’ve done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace. It’s a disgrace,” Trump bluntly stated during a ceremony in the Oval Office....
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Canada School Board: No More U.S. Travel

24/03/2017

The Toronto District School Board, the largest in Canada, has decided to no longer book trips to the United States because it fears students might have issues at the border due to travel restrictions enacted by President Trump’s administration. “We just can’t have trips going across the border and a student for no legitimate...
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Trump Issues Permit For Keystone XL Pipeline

24/03/2017

The Trump administration on Friday issued a permit for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline to be built, effectively reversing the previous White House’s decision to reject the plans two years ago. According to the Associated Press, the U.S. State Department, in reviewing the project plans, decided the pipeline would be in “the national interest,”...
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Trump To Host Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau At WH

13/02/2017

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Washington on Monday morning for a visit with U.S. President Donald Trump, whom he hopes to persuade to work with Canada on job-creation and continental security measures. While Mr. Trudeau has been taking a realpolitik approach to the much-awaited meeting, what he’ll get in return from Mr. Trump...
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6 Killed In Shooting At Quebec City Mosque [VIDEO]

30/01/2017

Gunmen killed six people and wounded eight others at a Quebec City mosque in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “terrorist attack on Muslims” and the religious tolerance “that we, as Canadians, hold dear.” One suspect was arrested at the mosque, the Islamic Cultural Center of Quebec. Another suspect was arrested nearby...
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Trump’s America: Canadians Traveling To Womens March’s Denied Entry

21/01/2017

A group of canadians on their way to the Women’s March in Washington told the border agents their plans to march, after this cars were searched and phones examined, and each person was fingerprinted and had their photo taken Relations between Canada and the United States are under scrutiny following the election of Trump,...
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Canadian Hostage Beheaded By Islamic Group In Philippines [VIDEO]

14/06/2016

A Canadian man held hostage by Abu Sayyaf militants since last September has been beheaded in the Philippines, officials said Monday. Robert Hall had set off on a journey to sail halfway around the world with his girlfriend when he was abducted from a marina by the Islamic separatist group last fall. Three others...
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Tragically Hip Singer Gord Downie Has Terminal Cancer [VIDEO]

24/05/2016

Gord Downie, the lead singer and lyricist of the iconic Canadian rock band the Tragically Hip, announced this morning he has terminal brain cancer, but still plans to join his bandmates of more than 30 years for a summer tour. The band posted the news of Downie’s illness on its website this morning and...
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Justin Trudeau Apologizes for Elbowing Female MP [VIDEO]

19/05/2016

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered up apologies late Wednesday after he was accused of “manhandling” a member of parliament during a debate about an assisted-dying bill. A video of the incident shows Trudeau grabbing the arm of Opposition Whip Gord Brown and trying to take him to his seat. New Democratic Party MP...
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Canada’s Fort McMurray Wildfire Could Double in Size [VIDEO]

07/05/2016

Authorities are concerned that the massive wildfire in Fort McMurray in western Canada could double in size by the end of Saturday. Over 88,000 people have already evacuated the area due to the blaze. Residents were ordered to evacuate on Tuesday once the fire reached city limits. Evacuees have been led in different directions...
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Canadian Wildfire Forces 80K to Evacuate [VIDEO]

04/05/2016

Canadian authorities are evacuating tens of thousands of residents in Alberta as a massive wildfire rages around Fort McMurray, the capital of the country’s oil sands region. Some 80,000 people were forced to flee the city Tuesday as the 6,540-acre blaze destroyed homes and Alberta officials called on other provinces for help. In Edmonton,...
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Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Dead After Battle With Cancer

22/03/2016

Rob Ford, the Toronto city councillor who became the world’s most famous mayor during a wild, scandal-filled term, is dead at age 46. The married father of two young children died after 18 months of treatment for a rare and aggressive cancer first diagnosed in the midst of his 2014 bid to be re-elected...
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Canada’s PM Trudeau Greeted By Obama At WH

10/03/2016

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has arrived at the White House for a meeting with U.S. President Barack Obama. Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau emerged from a motorcade to be greeted on the South Lawn of the White House by Obama and his wife Michelle. The leaders shook hands with assorted Canadian and U.S....
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TransCanada Ask US To Suspend Permit For Keystone Pipeline [VIDEO]

03/11/2015

The Canadian company behind the Keystone XL pipeline asked the U.S. government Monday to suspend its permit application, sending the controversial project into limbo.
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5 Brits Dead in Whale-Watching Accident [VIDEO]

26/10/2015

Five people are dead and one person is still missing after a whale-watching boat sank off the west coast of Canada. The boat had 27 people on board when it sank during overcast, rainy weather. “Our entire team is heartbroken over the incident and our hearts go out to the families, friends, and loved...
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Canada To Withdraw Fighter Jets From Iraq, Syria [VIDEO]

21/10/2015

Canada will withdraw fighter jets from fighting the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, the Canadian prime minister-elect Justin Trudeau said Tuesday. Trudeau said he has told President Obama, but has yet to give a timeline.
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Blue Jays Beat KC, Still Trail 2-1 [VIDEO]

20/10/2015

The Toronto Blue Jays claimed victory Monday night, beating the Kansas City Royals 11-8 victory at home in Game 3 of the American League Championship Series. The Blue Jays pounded the Royals with six runs in the third inning, five of them scored off two home runs. Troy Tulowitzki drilled a three-run blast to...
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Justin Trudeau & Liberals Will Form Majority Gov’t in Canada [VIDEO]

19/10/2015

A Red Liberal Wave Has Swept over Canada unseating Conservative Stephen Harper. Justin Trudeau is poised to be Canada’s next Prime Minister after leading the Liberal Party to a huge win, crushing the hopes of Stephen Harper, who had been seeking his fourth consecutive mandate. The Liberals, who suffered a humiliating defeat just four...
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John Oliver On Canada Election: ‘Do Not Vote For Stephen Harper’ [VIDEO]

19/10/2015

John Oliver remind us that Canadians start voting today for parliamentary elections that could give them their first new leader in nearly 10 years. Oliver ignores legal warnings and urges Canadians to vote out Stephen Harper. “Don’t be deceived by his bland exterior. Where there’s banality, there’s evil.”
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Canadian Envoy Who Helped Americans Escape Iran Dies At 81 [VIDEO]

16/10/2015

Ken Taylor, the Canadian ambassador to Iran who sheltered Americans during the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, has died at age 81.
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Blue Jays Win Game To Texas Rangers, Advance To ALCS [VIDEO]

15/10/2015

The Toronto Blue Jays advanced to the American League Championship Series for the first time since 1993 with a big win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. What seemed like a tight game suddenly turned wild in the top of seventh inning when umps gave the Rangers the tying run because of a...
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Canadian Candidate Caught Urinating Into A Mug [VIDEO]

08/09/2015

Jerry Bance has dropped out of the race after footage emerged of him urinating into a mug in someone else’s home. The Canadian Conservative parliamentary candidate who had been standing for the Conservative Party in a Toronto district, was caught on a video camera which had been set up in a home to expose...
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2 Dead In Toronto Shooting At Drake Afterparty [VIDEO]

04/08/2015

At least five people were shot Monday night at the Muzik nightclub at Toronto’s Canadian National Exhibition grounds, which played host to Drake’s OVO Festival afterparty. Throughout the show, Drake had continued to diss Meek Mill after weeks of public feuding. There is no suggestion that the shooting was related. The AP reports two...
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Canadian Dad Shoots Family To ‘Free’ Daughter From Pain [VIDEO]

13/05/2015

A Canadian father described by friends as “gentle” is now believed to have murdered his entire family in what he termed a mercy killing. Randy Janzen of Langley, British Columbia, reportedly killed his 19-year-old daughter Emily in order to free her from the pain of debilitating migraines. In a Facebook post, Randy said he...
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Teen Son Of Canadian Consul Arrested, Brother Killed In Drug Deal [VIDEO]

01/04/2015

Police arrested the son of the Canadian Consul General in Miami after they say he was involved in a marijuana deal that ended in gunfire and claimed the life of his older brother and another man. Police think 15-year-old Marc Wabafiyebazu and his 17-year old brother Jean Wabafiyebazu — both equipped with guns —...
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Airbus Plane Skids & Crash Lands Off Runway in Halifax Canada

29/03/2015

An Air Canada passenger suffered a hard landing and the A320 jet skidded off the runway at the Halifax airport in Nova Scotia, sending 25 people to the hospital. The airline said that Air Canada Flight 624 from Toronto an Airbus A320 “exited the runway” upon landing. It said a preliminary count showed 133...
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