Canada

Canada’s Trudeau congratulates US President Joe Biden on inauguration

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC News Service OTTAWA (Eagle News Service) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has offered his congratulations to Joe Biden on his inauguration as the 46th president of the United States. “I look forward to working …

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Trudeau says Canadians saddened by attack on democracy in the US

  By Thomas I. Likness Eagle News Service   EDMONTON (Eagle News Service) — Canadian Prime Minister says he watched with great concern as rioters who support U.S. President Donald Trump stormed the American Capitol Wednesday. “Canadians are deeply disturbed …

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Filipino-Canadian healthcare worker dies of COVID-19

By: Thomas I. Likness EBC Edmonton Bureau   EDMONTON (Eagle news) — The first healthcare worker in Alberta, Canada to die of COVID-19 has been identified as a Filipino-Canadian. Joe (Jing) Corral died December 28 from the infection. He was …

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Most Canadians to receive coronavirus vaccine by fall prime minister promises


  By Thomas I. Likness 
Eagle News Edmonton Bureau EDMONTON (Eagle News) — An optimistic Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the country by next fall, the majority of Canadians should be immunized against COVID-19. “Vaccines are on the horizon, …

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Canada PM refuses to commit to Huawei 5G decision timetable

  OTTAWA (AFP) — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — under pressure from the opposition to ban Huawei from the country’s 5G networks — refused to say Tuesday when he might make his decision, or if it would come before …

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Trudeau says Canada won’t give in to China pressure to free Meng

  OTTAWA (AFP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday held firm that Canada will not bow to pressure to release Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou following a fresh rebuke from Beijing. Meng was arrested on a US warrant in December …

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‘Incel’ man accused in Toronto van attack pleads not criminally responsible

    By Olivier Monnier Agence France-Presse TORONTO (AFP) — A Canadian man linked to the misogynist “incel” movement and accused of killing 10 people by ploughing a van into pedestrians in Toronto pleaded “not criminally responsible” due to mental …

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Canada waits to know who will be living in White House for next four years

By Thomas I. Likness EBC Edmonton Bureau EDMONTON (Eagle News) — The voting is over. We await the results. And sometimes, we follow this election more closely than our own. That’s right, tens of thousands of Canadians were glued to …

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US removes 10 percent tariff on Canadian aluminum

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The United States said Tuesday it would no longer impose a 10 percent tariff on Canadian aluminum imports, following threats of retaliation from Ottawa. The duty-free treatment will be retroactive to September 1. However, the Office of …

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Fire breaks out at New Westminster Park Pier in British Columbia

Video courtesy of Clinton Ramonida.   By Jay Suarez EBC Vancouver Bureau NEW WESTMINSTER (Eagle News) — Fire has broken out at the New Westminster Park Pier Sunday evening, with black smoke billowing across the Fraser river. New Westminster Mayor …

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#EBCphotojournalism: US wildfires affects Metro Vancouver air quality

  VANCOUVER (Eagle News) — Metro Vancouver continues its air quality advisory due to wildfire smoke from fires in neighbouring Washington and Oregon states making its way up north. People with chronic medical conditions are asked to reduce outdoor physical …

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Iglesia Ni Cristo Aid to Humanity helps indigenous communities in Canada

  (Eagle News) – The Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church Of Christ) donated clothes, non-perishable goods, and other items to indigenous communities in Canada helping them amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Representatives of the indigenous communities thanked the Church’s Executive Minister Brother …

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