Canada

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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Scarlett Johansson unveils ‘Jojo Rabbit’, ‘Marriage Story’ in Toronto

  By Andrew Marszal Agence France-Presse TORONTO, CANADA (AFP) — Scarlett Johansson dominated the Toronto film festival’s red carpets Sunday with the debuts of two new films including the world premiere of satirical Nazi comedy “Jojo Rabbit.” The movie from …

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Hurricane Dorian reaches Atlantic Canada

  By Kara Cabusao EBC Canada Correspondent SAINT JOHN, New Brunswick (Eagle News) — Pouring rain and strong winds started Saturday morning in the Atlantic region, the eastern part of Canada, as hurricane Dorian draws closer. According to Environment Canada, …

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Trudeau pledges tougher gun control after spate of shootings

  OTTAWA (AFP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Tuesday that his Liberals, if re-elected in an October ballot, will bring in tougher gun control measures following a spate of shootings in Toronto. He stopped short, however, of promising …

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Edmonton City raises INC flag, lights up bridge in recognition of Church’s 105th Anniversary

  EDMONTON, ALBERTA (Eagle News) — Bad weather did not keep members of the Church of Christ from celebrating their Church’s 105th anniversary. People from several Edmonton congregations braved a severe thunderstorm warning and strong winds to attend a flag …

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Canadian air force joins hunt for teen murder suspects

  MONTREAL, CANADA (AFP)  — The Royal Canadian Air Force has joined the hunt for two fugitive teens suspected of triple murder, officials said Saturday, backing up a vast search operation unfolding in Manitoba’s remote northeast. The suspects, identified as …

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#EBCphotojournalism: Philippines sends garbage back to Canada

    BRITISH COLUMBIA, Canada (Eagle News) — The Philippines returned tons of garbage left in its ports years ago by Canada. The trash which caused tensions between the two countries entered the Deltaport container terminal in Tsawwassen, British Columbia, …

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Jack Hughes goes first in NHL 2019 draft

By Anthony Sevilla EBC British Columbia Bureau VANCOUVER, Canada (Eagle News) — At the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena in Vancouver Canada, as expected Jack Hughes from the US Development Program went number one overall to the New Jersey …

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Canada set to expand controversial oil pipeline to Pacific

  By Michel Comte Agence France-Presse OTTAWA, Canada (AFP) — The Canadian government is expected to give a green light Tuesday to a controversial Pacific pipeline expansion, setting the stage for a major political battle ahead of elections. Prime Minister …

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