Canada

Trudeau with thousands in Edmonton mourn victims of Iran plane crash

By Thomas I. Likness EBC Edmonton Bureau EDMONTON (Eagle News) — Across Canada on Sunday, thousands gathered to remember the 57 Canadians who perished when a Ukrainian airliner was shot down in Iran. In the western Canadian city of Edmonton, …

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False alarm sets off nuclear scare in Canada

  MONTREAL, CANADA (AFP) — An alert signaling an incident at a major nuclear power plant near Toronto in Canada was sent in error to millions of residents Sunday, causing a scare and prompting calls for an investigation. The emergency …

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Prince Harry’s wife Meghan returns to Canada amid royal storm

By Alice Ritchie LONDON, UK (AFP) — Prince Harry’s wife Meghan has returned to Canada following the couple’s bombshell announcement that they were quitting their frontline royal duties, it emerged Friday, as the monarch held urgent talks with her family …

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Canadian PM: Iranian missile brought down airliner

By Dave Chan OTTAWA, CANADA (AFP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Thursday multiple intelligence sources indicate that Iran shot down a Ukrainian airliner after it took off from Tehran, killing all 176 on board, including 63 Canadians. Trudeau’s comments …

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Toronto shooting victims sue US gun maker

  OTTAWA, CANADA (AFP) — Victims of a 2018 shooting rampage in Toronto that left two dead and 13 injured are suing the American maker of the pistol used in the attack, holding it responsible for not making guns safer. …

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First commercial electric plane takes flight in Canada

  By Alia Dharssi VANCOUVER, CANADA (AFP) — The world’s first fully electric commercial aircraft took its inaugural test flight on Tuesday, taking off from the Canadian city of Vancouver and offering hope that airlines may one day end their …

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Huawei to shift research from hostile US to Canada: founder

  OTTAWA, CANADA (AFP) — Chinese tech giant Huawei, facing US criminal charges and economic sanctions, is planning to relocate its telecommunications research from the United States to Canada, founder Ren Zhengfei said in an interview published Tuesday. Speaking with …

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Canada’s Trudeau unveils domestically-focused cabinet

OTTAWA, CANADA (AFP) — Canada’s Justin Trudeau unveiled an inward-looking cabinet Wednesday, with rising star Chrystia Freeland swapping foreign affairs for a new role healing the country’s internal divisions. The former foreign minister has been promoted to deputy leader tasked, …

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BC Lions relieve Head Coach DeVone Claybrooks of duties

By Zsolti Horvath EBC British Columbia Bureau (Eagle News) — The B.C. Lions announced today that head coach DeVone Claybrooks has been relieved of his duties after posting an abysmal 5-13 record in the 2019 Canadian Football League (CFL) season. …

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Trudeau’s Liberals win Canada vote, will form minority govt

  By Michel Comte Agence France-Presse OTTAWA, CANADA (AFP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal Party held onto power in a nail-biter of a Canadian general election on Monday, but as a weakened minority government. Television projections as of 2 …

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Brady Tkachuck leads Senators past Canucks 6-2

  By Anthony Sevilla EBC British Columbia Bureau VANCOUVER, CANADA (Eagle News) — The Ottawa Senators stole a game on the road with a 6-2 win over the Vancouver Canucks at Rogers Arena on Wednesday night. After leading 2-1 to …

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Dissolution of parliament paves way for October 21 Canadian elections

By Thomas I. Likness EBC Edmonton Bureau (Eagle News) — The federal election campaign is under way in Canada. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau asked Governor General Julie Payette to dissolve Parliament paving the way for the vote on October …

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