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Canadian hockey players who died in collision identified
Driver, passenger of SUV flee after crashing into home in Little Italy: police
Man seriously injured after stabbing in Scarborough Village
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Canadian Woman Who Instagrammed Her Cocaine-Smuggling Cruise Sentenced to Eight Years in Prison
2018-04-19 09:47:30 A Canadian woman was sentenced Wednesday to eight years in prison after attempting to smuggle millions of dollars worth of cocaine into Australia on a cruise ship. Roberge will serve at least four years and nine months without parole. At some point she will be deported back to Canada. Roberge — who became known as “Cocaine Babe” in headlines — and her accomplice, Isabelle Lagace, 29, documented their travels by posting photos on their Instagram accounts during the weeks-long cruise that stopped at 17 ports in 11 countries before ending in Sydney   Read More ...
Bank of Canada Holds Key Rate Steady at 1.25%
2018-04-19 05:02:28 Updated April 18, 2018 2:47 p.m. ET OTTAWA—The Canadian economy is operating close to capacity, with low unemployment and inflation on target, but low interest rates are still needed to support growth, Bank of Canada Gov. Stephen Poloz said Wednesday as the central bank held its key rate steady. The decision to leave the benchmark interest rate at 1.25% was widely anticipated by economists   Read More ...
A 4-year-old had been growling at preschool — so this naturopath says she gave him rabid dog saliva
2018-04-19 04:58:15 A Canadian naturopath claims she treated a 4-year-old boy's behavioral problems with a controversial homeopathic remedy — this is, saliva from a rabid dog. The recent claims have caused concern in the medical community and prompted questions about why the saliva — known as lyssinum, lyssin or hydrophobinum — has been approved by the Canadian government as a legitimate homeopathic product   Read More ...
Canadian Prime Minister Presses For Pipeline
2018-04-16 03:00:02 April 15, 2018 7:37 p.m. ET OTTAWA—Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Sunday took his strongest stance yet in backing the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion, saying he would ensure it gets built despite fierce opposition from the Pacific province of British Columbia. The promise, following a special meeting of western Canadian provincial leaders in the nation’s capital, follows an ultimatum issued last week by Kinder Morgan Inc   Read More ...
Canada's Trudeau pledges money, new law pipeline happen
2018-04-16 00:21:25 OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday he has instructed his finance minister to begin talks with Kinder Morgan to "remove the uncertainty" hanging over the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's oil sands to the Pacific Coast. Trudeau also said legislation is coming that will "reassert and reinforce" the fact that the federal government is well within its power to approve the project and ensure it goes ahead   Read More ...
Canada's Trudeau squeezed in pipeline crisis
2018-04-15 21:12:50 Montreal, Canada. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is caught in a political crisis over the expansion of an oil pipeline that has shaken investor confidence in the country's crucial energy sector. The dispute pits the country's two westernmost provinces against each other as oil-rich Alberta boycotts trade with British Columbia over its opposition to the pipeline. Alberta Premier Rachel Notley warned the standoff risked triggering a constitutional crisis, and Trudeau is cutting short an overseas tour to return home and mediate   Read More ...
US VP discusses NAFTA with leaders of Mexico and Canada
2018-04-15 21:12:42 Peru. US Vice President Mike Pence held brief bilateral talks with the leaders of Mexico and Canada on Saturday about the state of play in their NAFTA renegotiations, saying he was "encouraged" by recent progress towards a deal. The discussions on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Peru came as US officials said they believed they were narrowing differences over a revised North American Free Trade Agreement, 24 years after its inception   Read More ...
First funeral held after Canadian bus crash that killed 16
2018-04-12 20:48:16 HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (Reuters) - Hundreds of people filled an arena in the Canadian prairie town of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, on Thursday to pay their respects to one of 16 people killed in a Friday evening crash of a bus carrying junior hockey players to a game. Tyler Bieber, 29, was a radio broadcaster who provided play-by-play calls for the team, the Humboldt Broncos   Read More ...
Canada’s tech companies are benefiting from tightening U.S. immigration
2018-04-12 16:47:09 Many U.S. tech companies oppose the Trump administration’s tightening of immigration policies, which have included reviewing specialty visa programs, stepping up deportation efforts and cracking down on sanctuary cities. Executives from Microsoft, Amazon, Google and Apple have all complained that these actions will cost them valuable talent. Tech companies in Canada, however, aren’t complaining, according to a report in the Toronto Star, Last year, technology companies in the Toronto region saw a spike in job applicants from abroad, thanks, in part, to stricter immigration rules in the United States and other countries   Read More ...
Canada’s Jesse Cook to bring new album to Audi
2018-04-12 15:09:47 Cook is one of Canada’s Juno Award winners and a three-time winner of the Canadian Smooth Jazz award for guitarist of the year. On Tuesday, he will perform at the Concord City Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $39 to $59. Visit concordcityauditorium.org for more information. He answered a few questions about his music and new album. What made you interested in becoming a musician? I don’t remember when I first started playing the guitar   Read More ...
Canadian town reeling after hockey team bus crash kills 15
2018-04-09 12:05:05 HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan — A hockey arena became the epicenter of grief for a small Canadian town on Sunday, as friends, relatives and those that housed the young hockey players gathered to mourn 15 people killed after a semitrailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada. Fourteen were also injured, some critically, in a collision that left a country, its national sport and the hockey-obsessed town of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, reeling   Read More ...
Canadian town mourns 15 killed when truck, team bus collide
2018-04-09 10:03:00 By JEREMY HAINSWORTH and ROB GILLIES Associated Press HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan – A hockey arena became the epicenter of grief for a small Canadian town Sunday as friends, relatives and those who housed members of a youth hockey team gathered to mourn 15 people killed when a semi-trailer slammed into the team’s bus. Fourteen were also injured, some critically, in a collision that left the country, its national sport and the hockey-obsessed town of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, reeling   Read More ...
Expansion of Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline in doubt
2018-04-09 05:26:55 TORONTO (AP) — Kinder Morgan's controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada's oil sands to the Pacific Coast was in doubt Sunday after the company announced a suspension in all non-essential activities and related spending on the project. The company said its decision was based on the British Columbia government's opposition to the project, which has also been the focus of sustained protests at Kinder Morgan's marine terminal in Burnaby, British Columbia   Read More ...
Canada mourns: 15 die when truck, hockey team bus collide
2018-04-09 05:09:39 Associated Press A semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada, killing 15 people and injuring 14 in a catastrophic collision that a doctor compared to an airstrike and left the vehicles obliterated in the snow. The crash sent shockwaves through the team’s small hometown and a country united by the national sport. Canadians were moved to tears on Saturday as they learned of the identities of the deceased on the bus that was driving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team to a crucial playoff game Friday against the Nipawin Hawks   Read More ...
Team Captain Among 15 Dead After Bus Carrying Hockey Players Crashes in Canada
2018-04-09 05:08:21 (NIPAWIN, Saskatchewan) — A semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada, killing 15 people and injuring 14 in a catastrophic collision that a doctor compared to an airstrike and left the vehicles obliterated in the snow. The crash sent shockwaves through the team’s small hometown and a country united by the national sport. Canadians were moved to tears on Saturday as they learned of the identities of the deceased on the bus that was driving the Humboldt Broncos hockey team to a crucial playoff game Friday against the Nipawin Hawks   Read More ...
Canadian Town Mourns 15 Killed in Youth Hockey Team Bus Crash
2018-04-09 05:06:07 (HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan) — A hockey arena became the epicenter of grief for a small Canadian town on Sunday, as friends, relatives and those that housed the young hockey players gathered to mourn 15 people killed after a semi-trailer slammed into a bus carrying a youth hockey team in western Canada. Fourteen were also injured, some critically, in a collision that left a country, its national sport and the hockey-obsessed town of Humboldt, Saskatchewan reeling   Read More ...
Junior hockey team bus crash in Canada leaves 15 dead and 14 injured, police say
2018-04-09 05:03:02 The president of the Humboldt Broncos, a Canadian junior hockey team, made a statement on Saturday and called the accident that killed 15 people and injured 14 more "a tragedy" that is "unprecedented and overwhelming." Fifteen people died and 14 more were injured in a crash involving a bus carrying a junior hockey team in Saskatchewan, Canada, and a semi truck, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police   Read More ...
Canadian Town Deals With Shock and Grief Following Bus Crash
2018-04-09 05:00:55 Updated April 8, 2018 9:16 p.m. ET HUMBOLDT, Canada—When a snowstorm hit this small farming community in central Saskatchewan recently, residents hired the boys from the town’s junior hockey team, the Humboldt Broncos, to dig them out. Team members played floor hockey once a week with special-needs adults, took younger children out trick-or-treating on Halloween and volunteered in the elementary schools   Read More ...
Facebook suspends Canadian firm amid data mining scandal
2018-04-09 04:57:00 MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) -- Facebook says it has suspended a Canadian political consulting firm amid media reports it had ties to Cambridge Analytica, a British data mining company accused of obtaining data from up to 87 million Facebook users to sway elections. Menlo Park, California-based Facebook says in a statement issued Saturday that AggregateIQ may have improperly received data from Facebook users   Read More ...
Canada town's arena focus of mourning after crash kills 15
2018-04-09 04:54:21 HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) - The people of this small town grieved at their hockey arena Sunday, laying flowers and jerseys in a makeshift memorial at the entrance and later gathering inside to mourn the deaths of 15 people when a semi-trailer slammed into the bus carrying the local youth hockey team. The 14 others on the bus were injured, some critically, in Friday night's collision, which has Canada, its national sport and the hockey-obsessed town of Humboldt reeling   Read More ...
Canada mourns dead in Humboldt Broncos ice hockey team bus crash
2018-04-09 04:47:16 Tributes have been paid to the 15 killed in Friday’s collision in Saskatchewan that decimated the Humboldt Broncos junior ice hockey team.   Read More ...
Canadian hockey players who died in collision identified
2018-04-09 04:46:51 Canadian authorities on Sunday identified the 15 members of a junior league hockey team whodied after their bus collided with a tractor-trailer on Friday. In a statement, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and Saskatchewan's chief coroner said the victims included 10 players from the Humboldt Broncos and five team personnel, including head coach and general manager Darcy Haugan, 42:   Read More ...
Migrants in Israel to resettle in Canada, Germany, Italy: Netanyahu
2018-04-02 19:01:37 JERUSALEM: Thousands of African migrants in Israel will be resettled in countries including Canada, Germany and Italy under an agreement reached with the UN refugee agency, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday. "This agreement will allow for the departure from Israel of 16,250 migrants to developed countries, such as Canada, Germany and Italy," Netanyahu said.   Read More ...
Worried by rise of far-right groups, Canada puts millions into anti-racism effort
2018-04-02 13:03:25 MONTREAL — Concerned that the tide of far-right ideology could become mainstream in Canada, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government has for the first time earmarked millions of dollars in the national budget to counter racism. As far-right movements have gained ground among many of Canada’s allies, the Liberal government has committed to providing $23 million Canadian over two years for multicultural programs and cross-country consultations on racism   Read More ...
Canadians’ love affair with Justin Trudeau is over
2018-03-30 05:52:25 OTTAWA — Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau no longer looks invincible. After showing a steady lead in public opinion surveys for more than two years after his surprise October 2015 election victory, Trudeau appears to be politically vulnerable. And that’s despite a buoyant economy, what’s seen as a steady hand in NAFTA trade talks with President Trump, and a weak political opposition   Read More ...
Canadian teen wins $1K a week for life on 1st lottery ticket - | WBTV Charlotte
2018-03-30 05:35:45 QUEBEC CITY (AP) - A Canadian teenager who purchased her first lottery ticket to celebrate her 18th birthday hit the jackpot and will receive $1,000 Canadian a week for the rest of her life. Charlie Lagarde was celebrating with a bottle of champagne and a $4 scratch-off ticket earlier this month when she hit the grand prize in the Gagnant a Vie lottery   Read More ...
Teen wins lottery jackpot on her first try. Now, that's a happy 18th birthday
2018-03-30 05:04:38 A Canadian teen turned 18 and decided to buy a lottery ticket to celebrate and won a $1,000 a week for life. Keri Lumm shares the exciting story. A Canadian teen was given a grand gift after purchasing her first lottery ticket on her 18th birthday — one million dollars. Charlie Lagarde bought the winning lottery ticket along with a bottle of sparkling wine at a convenience store in a suburb of Montreal on March 14, according to Loto Quebec   Read More ...
14 EU states, US, Canada expelling Russian diplomats over UK spy attack
2018-03-26 21:04:58 VARNA, Bulgaria: Fourteen EU states are expelling Russian diplomats in a coordinated response to the nerve agent attack on a former spy in the English city of Salisbury, EU President Donald Tusk said Monday.   Read More ...
Kentucky group to attend trade, business trip in Canada
2018-03-26 21:03:04 LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton will lead a state delegation on an aerospace trade and business trip to Canada next month. Hampton announced in a news release Monday the trip will take place April 15 through 20 in Montreal and Quebec City. The trip is being organized by the World Trade Center Kentucky and the Kentucky Aerospace Industry Consortium   Read More ...
Indiana governor to lead trade mission to Canada next week
2018-03-20 11:00:03 INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb is leading a trade mission to Canada next week. The three-day mission will include stops in Ottawa and the provinces of Ontario and Quebec. The trip will wrap up on March 27. The Republican governor is slated to meet with the mayor of Montreal and the premier of Ontario. In addition to Canadian government officials, Holcomb is slated to meet with shipping industry leaders and aerospace industry officials   Read More ...
Trafficking 'Tears of Allah' heroin in juice bottles from Afghanistan to Canada through Kyrgyzstan foiled
2018-03-20 05:17:19 AKIPRESS.COM - Kyrgyz anti-drug police foiled drug trafficking channel from Afghanistan to Canada through the territory of Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek). The perpetrators transported heroin in juice bottles, the Interior Ministry said in a statement on March 20. Citizens of Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan and Canada were involved in the drug trafficking. The suspects are accused of setting up a channel for smuggling of hard drugs made in Afghanistan   Read More ...
Woman charged after being found with 6 near Canada border - | WBTV Charlotte
2018-03-20 04:13:35 HIGHGATE, Vt. (AP) - The U.S. Border Patrol says a North Carolina woman is facing a charge she was transporting people into the United States who didn't have permission to be in the country. A complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Burlington says Border Patrol agents were alerted early Sunday that six people had walked into the United States from Canada in Highgate, Vermont   Read More ...
Surplus or Deficit? Trump Quarrels With Canada Over Trade Numbers
2018-03-16 20:02:49 The Trump administration is fighting a war of numbers with Canada, further escalating economic tensions with one of the biggest U.S. trading partners.   Read More ...
Trump mocks Trudeau at GOP fundraiser, bluffs prime minister on trade
2018-03-16 20:00:11 WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump boasted Wednesday that he once privately challenged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's understanding of the trade balance between the two countries — without knowing the facts himself — and turned out to be right. Imitating Trudeau at a fundraiser for Missouri Republican Senate candidate Josh Hawley, Trump recounted the prime minister insisting during a meeting that the U   Read More ...
area man sues social worker for breach of professional conduct
2018-03-13 11:03:58 Malcolm Nadeau says he doesn’t want hush money. He wants vindication. Nadeau is suing his former social worker for $125,000 for breach of professional ethics — for loving and leaving him. Bereft of both lover and social worker, the spectre of abandonment so harsh, he found himself admitted into hospital under suicide watch several times. Nadeau, 39, who has an autism disorder and lives on welfare in the South Shore borough of St-Hubert, says he is not interested in signing the out-of-court settlement — even though it’s for a substantial amount of money — his lawyers negotiated with the local health department   Read More ...
Dallas Stars at Canadiens: Five things you should know
2018-03-13 11:03:54 Here are five things to watch when the Canadiens (25-32-12) face the Dallas Stars (38-25-6) Tuesday night at the Bell Centre (7:30 p.m., TSN2, RDS, TSN Radio 690): Return of Radulov: Alexander Radulov will play his first game at the Bell Centre since leaving the Canadiens last summer as a free agent and signing a five-year, US$31.25-million contract with the Stars   Read More ...
Driver, passenger of SUV flee after crashing into home in Little Italy: police
2018-03-13 11:03:44 Police are searching for two occupants of an SUV that crashed into a home in Little Italy overnight. According to police, the driver of an SUV crashed into a home on Mansfield Avenue, near Clinton Street, at around 12:30 a.m. and the two occupants of the vehicle, identified as a man and a woman, fled the scene. Eight people were inside the home at the time of the crash but no injuries were reported   Read More ...
One injured after shooting in Brampton: Peel police
2018-03-13 11:03:41 One person was injured following a shooting in Brampton early Tuesday morning. Peel police say the incident occurred on Fleetwood Crescent shortly before 1 a.m. One male was injured following the shooting and transported to a trauma centre but police could not provide an update on his condition. One male suspect is in custody in connection with the incident. Police would not say if the victim and suspect knew one another but noted that no other suspects are outstanding   Read More ...
Man seriously injured after stabbing in Scarborough Village
2018-03-13 11:03:37 A man was rushed to hospital this morning after suffering numerous stab wounds in Scarborough Village overnight. It happened near Markham Road and Cougar Court, near Eglinton Avenue, at around 12:30 a.m. Paramedics say a male in his 40s suffered multiple stab wounds in the area and was transported to hospital via emergency run. His injuries are believed to be serious, paramedics confirm   Read More ...
Multiple residents displaced after fire at Midtown apartment building
2018-03-13 10:32:58 Multiple residents of a Midtown apartment building have been evacuated this morning following a two-alarm fire. Toronto Fire District Chief Stephan Powell said crews were first called to the building, located on Yonge Street north of Davisville Avenue, shortly before 12:30 a.m. for a reported fire. Reports from the scene suggested some people were trapped inside the building. When crews arrived on scene, firefighters discovered the blaze on the second floor of the building   Read More ...