Canada

#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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Toronto has crazed love affair with Raptors forward Kawhi Leonard

  By Tennie Sumague EBC New York Bureau TORONTO (Eagle News) –  In a country of hockey-obsessed fans, Canada is glued to the NBA finals between the Toronto Raptors and the defending champions, the Golden State Warriors. Record-breaking ratings continue …

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#EBCPhotojournalism: Toronto fans unleash love for Raptors at Jurassic Park viewing party

TORONTO (Eagle News) – When fans are unable to score tickets to watch the Toronto Raptors play, they come to Jurassic Park, located outside of Scotiabank Arena. Pictured are fans across Canada’s largest city, who wait as early as 3 …

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Wildfires intensify in Northern Alberta; heavy smoke blankets most of province

  By Thomas I. Likness in Edmonton & Marvi Abellera, in Slave Lake, Alberta EBC Edmonton Bureau   EDMONTON (Eagle News) – As dawn breaks over the town of Slave Lake in the western Canadian province of Alberta, dense smoke …

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Alberta Wildfires continue to force evacuations, cover province with haze

By Thomas I. Likness EBC Edmonton Bureau EDMONTON (Eagle News) – A sense of déjà vu hangs over the northern Alberta town of Slave Lake as the provincial government has issued an evacuation alert for the community as wildfires continue …

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Bruins rally past Blues to win opening game of Stanley Cup final

(AFP) — Sean Kuraly scored the game winner early in the third as the Boston Bruins rallied with four unanswered goals to beat the St Louis Blues 4-2 in the opening game of the Stanley Cup finals. After a slow …

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Alberta wildfire forces thousands from homes, threatens High Level community

By Thomas I. Likness in Edmonton & Marvi Abellera in Slave Lake, Alberta EBC Edmonton Bureau   (Eagle News) – More bad news for residents of the northern Alberta community of High Level in western Canada which is threatened by …

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Northern Alberta wildfire forces thousands from homes

By Thomas I. Likness EBC Edmonton Bureau (Eagle News) — About five-thousand residents of a northern Alberta town have been ordered out of their homes as flames from an out-of-control wildfire threaten the community. Evacuation centers have been set up …

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Huawei exec vows to fight extradition to US in Canada court

by Alia DHARSSI VANCOUVER, Canada (AFP) — A top Chinese telecom executive whose arrest in Canada on a US warrant triggered a bitter diplomatic row vowed Wednesday to vigorously fight extradition to the US. Meng Wanzhou, 47, who faces charges …

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Trudeau ‘concerned’ as China suspects Canadian of spying

  By Jacques Lemieux, with Poornima Weerasekara in Beijing Agence France-Presse MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau voiced strong concern Monday that China suspects a detained former Canadian diplomat of spying and stealing state secrets. The allegations against …

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