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Canada's conservative PM leads polls
Tue, 03 May 2011 06:54:46 GMT
Preliminary results from Canadian parliamentary elections show that the Conservative Party of Prime Minister Stephen Harper has won majority of the seats.
Canada dissolves parliament
Canadian government collapses
Canada: Election turf wars erupt among candidates
Canada's human rights policies slammed
Wed, 27 Apr 2011 14:18:55 GMT
The head of a major international rights group has censured Canada's human rights policies for its deliberate refusal to question Israeli human rights violations.
Canadians hold anti-war rallies
Sun, 10 Apr 2011 18:19:07 GMT
Hundreds of Canadian citizens and peace activists have gathered in various cities to speak out against Canada's participation in the Afghanistan mission.
Canada dissolves parliament
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 15:27:56 GMT
The Canadian governor general has dissolved parliament and set May 2 as an election date, after Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government collapsed.
Canadian general leads NATO in Libya
Sat, 26 Mar 2011 00:51:08 GMT
The deputy commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has taken charge of NATO's operations in Libya for enforcing a no-fly zone.
Fri, 25 Mar 2011 18:42:03 GMT
Canadian government collapses
Conservative Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has received a vote of no-confidence over "abuse of power" allegations, leading to the collapse of the government.
Mon, 21 Mar 2011 19:32:16 GMT
Canadian jets join invasion of Libya
Canada's Defense Minister Peter MacKay has announced that Ottawa's jet fighters have joined a US-led Western coalition conducting a military operation over Libya.
Mon, 28 Feb 2011 01:46:35 GMT
Rallies held in Canada to back Libyans
Hundreds of Libyan-Canadian protesters have rallied in Toronto to express their solidarity with Libyan people as the revolution continues to rage in the African country.
Mon, 21 Feb 2011 18:29:21 GMT
Canada pipeline blast shuts highway
A huge gas pipeline explosion has closed part of the Trans Canada Highway for several hours, in northern Ontario, Canada.
Fri, 18 Feb 2011 04:34:14 GMT
Hackers shutdown Canada gov't database
Canada's Finance Department and Treasury Board have been forced to cut their internet servers after hackers gained access to government databases.
Sat, 12 Feb 2011 16:10:45 GMT
Canada's double standard on asbestos
Canada continues to sell -- and advocate -- cancer-causing asbestos to other countries despite strictly limiting the domestic use of the mineral.
Tue, 08 Feb 2011 12:34:38 GMT
Canada to boost carcinogen production
Despite global bans on asbestos, a carcinogen responsible for over 90,000 annual deaths worldwide, Canada continues to be one of the main exporters of the substance.
Wed, 26 Jan 2011 18:24:29 GMT
Canada arrests suspect in murder case
Following measures taken by Iran's Foreign Ministry and Embassy in Ottawa, Canada has arrested a person suspected of killing an Iranian national in the country.
Tue, 04 Jan 2011 18:13:50 GMT
Canadian PM in 'minor' cabinet reshuffle
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will make a minor cabinet reshuffle to fill the gap left by the resignation of the environment minister.
Mon, 27 Dec 2010 23:09:55 GMT
US blizzard to wreak havoc in E Canada
A powerful snowstorm which paralyzed much of northeast America is heading toward eastern Canada where it has already begun to dump huge amounts of snow.
Sat, 27 Nov 2010 04:21:54 GMT
Sex-tainted Canadian commander quits
A Canadian Army general facing court martial over an alleged sexual affair with a female subordinate has tendered his resignation.
Fri, 26 Nov 2010 02:06:29 GMT
Canadian archbishop in pedophile case
Canadian police have charged the head of the Archdiocese of Canada of the Orthodox Church in America with two counts of sexual assault on young boys.
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 16:07:43 GMT
Canadian vets protest over benefits
Canadian military veterans have held demonstrations across the country to protest against the government's New Veterans Charter and their unsatisfactory pension benefits.
Sun, 07 Nov 2010 07:39:24 GMT
NATO to keep nuclear arsenal
Commander of NATO's Allied Command Transformation (ACT) General Stephane Abrial says the Western military alliance has to keep its tactical nuclear arsenal.
Tue, 02 Nov 2010 06:06:20 GMT
Canada agrees to repatriate Khadr
Canada has agreed to allow the repatriation of Toronto-born Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr after he finishes a year of incarceration in the United States.
Thu, 21 Oct 2010 17:20:19 GMT
Canadian cmdr. could be 'serial killer'
A former Canadian air force commander, who is charged with two counts of murder, could be a “serial killer”, says a law expert.
Thu, 21 Oct 2010 08:45:55 GMT
Canadian col. video confessions shown
A court in Canada has shown chilling confessions of a former air force commander, charged with 88 criminal charges, including two counts of murder.
Tue, 19 Oct 2010 05:02:35 GMT
Ex-Canadian cmdr. admits to murder
Former commander of Canada's largest air force base Colonel Russell Williams has pleaded guilty to all charges against him, including murder, rape, and several sexually motivated break-ins.
Sat, 16 Oct 2010 18:31:36 GMT
Cupids cannon site found in Canada
Archeologists have unearthed the remains of a 400-year-old cannon site built to defend Cupids, a 17th-century colony known as Canada's earliest English settlement.
Fri, 10 Sep 2010 16:06:06 GMT
Canada's jobless rate above 8%
Despite creating around 36,000 jobs in August, Canada's labor market remains stagnant with the unemployment rate standing at more than eight percent.
Sun, 05 Sep 2010 12:23:18 GMT
Earl kills 1 in Canada, loses strength
Earl has killed one person and caused power outages affecting almost one million people in Canada, before losing its tropical storm status.
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 13:59:43 GMT
G20 protesters appear in Canada court
Hundreds of people have appeared at a courthouse in Toronto to face charges of involvement in street protests and vandalism in the Canadian capital during last June's G20 summit.
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 07:24:01 GMT
Amnesty slams Canada for rights abuse
Amnesty International's new secretary general has sharply criticized the Canadian government for its "serious" human rights violations.
Fri, 13 Aug 2010 17:36:30 GMT
Canada intercepts Sri Lankan refugees
Acting on a tip from Sri Lankan authorities, Canadian officials have decided to inspect a ship carrying 490 asylum-seekers to ascertain no Tamil Tiger rebels are onboard.
Thu, 05 Aug 2010 02:26:05 GMT
Canada rejects US extradition request
A Toronto judge has ordered the release of Abdullah Khadr and stayed an extradition hearing requested by the US, which has charged the 28-year-old with terrorism.
Sun, 01 Aug 2010 17:49:23 GMT
Fire aircraft crashes in Canada
Two members of a Canadian water-bombing plane have gone missing after their aircraft crashed while battling British Columbia's wildfires.
Mon, 26 Jul 2010 18:03:51 GMT
Dog Communion angers Christians
Christians across Canada have been angered by an Anglican priest, who offered Holy Communion to a dog accompanying a newcomer in the congregation.
Sat, 17 Jul 2010 07:59:47 GMT
Canada in biggest military deal with US
Canada has signed its biggest military purchase deal ever with the US valued USD 9 billion to buy 65 Lockheed Martin's F-35 Lightning II fighter jets.
Wed, 14 Jul 2010 23:39:07 GMT
G20 protesters put on most wanted list
The Toronto police department has released a top ten most wanted list with the aim of charging protesters who torched police cars and smashed shops during the June 26-27 G20 summit.
Wed, 07 Jul 2010 16:40:23 GMT
Iranian-Canadian convicted on 9 counts
An Iranian-Canadian man has been found guilty by the Ontario Court of Justice of allegedly trying to export nuclear-related pressure transducers to Tehran.
Sun, 04 Jul 2010 14:03:54 GMT
G20 cops threaten reporters with 'rape'
Numerous journalists covering protests during the G20 summit in Toronto, Canada, have been strip-searched by police.
Mon, 28 Jun 2010 18:02:26 GMT
India, Canada sign nuclear deal
Canada and India -- which is yet to sign the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) -- have signed a nuclear deal to cooperate on developing civilian nuclear energy.
Mon, 28 Jun 2010 04:42:00 GMT
G20 ends in fiscal policy rift
The Group of 20 summit has concluded without a major breakthrough amid signs of an economic policy rift between US President Barack Obama and other world leaders.
Sun, 27 Jun 2010 23:14:26 GMT
About 500 protesters arrested in Canada
Almost 500 people have been arrested in Toronto, as violent protests have broken out against the G20 summit in the Canadian city.
Sat, 26 Jun 2010 23:28:22 GMT
In Canada, G20 demo turns violent
Demonstrations have turned violent at the G20 summit in Toronto, where world leaders are convening to discuss ways to end the global financial crisis.
Sat, 26 Jun 2010 09:46:26 GMT
Toronto protests as G20 convenes
About 2,000 anti-poverty demonstrators have marched through Toronto's streets in protest against the G20 Summit, which is being held in the city.
Sat, 26 Jun 2010 01:02:55 GMT
G8 leaders hold summit in Canada
The Group of Eight held a summit at a lakeside resort north of Toronto on Friday to explore ways to kick-start a global economic recovery.
Thu, 24 Jun 2010 17:46:15 GMT
Canadian officials under sway: Spy chief
Canada's top intelligence official has revealed that some cabinet ministers from two provinces are being influenced by foreign governments.
Thu, 24 Jun 2010 00:17:38 GMT
5.0 quake hits Canada, shakes US
A magnitude 5.0 earthquake has struck the Ontario-Quebec border region of Canada, shaking homes and businesses from Ottawa to some states in the US.
Sat, 19 Jun 2010 13:55:29 GMT
Inquiry: Tasing Pole to death shameful
The death of a Polish immigrant who was tasered by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has been described as a "shameful conduct" by the force, says an inquiry.
Sat, 19 Jun 2010 06:45:47 GMT
Canada urges boost to econ recovery
The Canadian prime minister has warned against a lingering debt crisis in Europe, urging governments to work together for a speedy economic recovery.
Thu, 17 Jun 2010 07:40:50 GMT
Three hurt in Canada plane accident
At least three people have been injured when a passenger plane skidded off the runway while trying to make a landing in the Canadian capital Ottawa.
Fri, 04 Jun 2010 08:29:02 GMT
Toronto police unveil security tools
Toronto police have unveiled some of the tools they will be using to assure security during two global summits to be held in Canada this month.
Sun, 16 May 2010 05:11:02 GMT
Bomb threat in Canada-bound aircraft
A bomb threat has caused the Canadian military to send fighter jets to escort a Hong Kong airliner to the Vancouver International Airport, officials say.
Wed, 28 Apr 2010 16:14:58 GMT
Canada urged to release detainee data
Canada's parliament has urged the conservative government of Stephen Harper to release classified documents related to the alleged torture of Afghan prisoners.
Wed, 31 Mar 2010 11:36:41 GMT
Canada not to extend Afghan mission
Canada has rejected US calls for extending the presence of its troops in Afghanistan, standing opposed to Washington's strategy in the war-torn country.
Sat, 27 Mar 2010 08:19:13 GMT
Canada province mulls veil, burqa ban
A proposed legislation in the Canadian province of Quebec could spell an end to all government services to women in “simple [facial] veils and fully-covering burqas.”
Mon, 01 Mar 2010 16:28:02 GMT
Canada win over US marred by protests
Canada's homeless activists have taken advantage of the closing ceremonies of the Winter Olympics to take to streets of downtown Vancouver and raise awareness about the dire need for social housing.
Fri, 19 Feb 2010 18:24:56 GMT
Canadian student ship sinks near Brazil
A Canadian student ship has sunk off the Brazilian coast but all 64 people onboard, including crew members, have survived the accident.
Tue, 09 Feb 2010 06:17:36 GMT
Canadian military chief charged with murder
A Canadian military base commander has been charged with the murder of two women and sexually assaulting two other women, according to police.
Wed, 13 Jan 2010 06:53:41 GMT
Ottawa claims "Terrorists" seek to enter US via Canada
Canada has put its airliners and airports on high alert, following alleged reports that "terrorists" were trying to get into the country to infiltrate the US.
Sat, 09 Jan 2010 18:11:36 GMT
Canadian, American Muslims offended by terror attacks
Terrorist acts have offended the 10 million Muslims living in America and Canada, a group of imams living there said in a statement.
Wed, 30 Dec 2009 22:35:32 GMT
Harper to delay opening session of parliament
Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper has decided to delay opening the next session of Parliament until after February's Olympic Games in Vancouver.
Tue, 29 Dec 2009 05:50:26 GMT
Canadians say Afghan war unwinnable
As new troops pack their bags to go to the war in Afghanistan, a new poll shows that a majority of Canadians say the eight-year conflict is not winnable.
Wed, 09 Dec 2009 23:19:13 GMT
Canada's top general admits knowing about torture
Canada's top military official has revealed that his military knew of at least one detainee who was tortured after being transferred into Afghan custody.
Thu, 24 Dec 2009 08:01:29 GMT
Harper defends Afghan mission, rejects 'torture'
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has defended the country's military mission in Afghanistan and denies Canadian troops' involvement in the "torture" of civilians.
Mon, 30 Nov 2009 10:29:41 GMT
Canada railway workers strike, demanding wage hike
Some 1,700 locomotive engineers working for Canadian National Railways walked off the job this weekend, demanding higher wages and lower workloads.
Sun, 29 Nov 2009 09:09:45 GMT
Canada, India agreement on nuclear deal
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has confirmed a new nuclear cooperation between Ottawa and New Delhi after more than three decades.
Sat, 28 Nov 2009 00:41:18 GMT
HRW urges Canada to investigate Afghan torture case
Human Rights Watch urges Canada to conduct a full inquiry into the alleged torture of detainees turned over to Afghan custody by its forces back in 2006-7.
Thu, 19 Nov 2009 07:32:30 GMT
Canada scolded for Afghan 'torture'
A senior Canadian diplomat has lambasted the military for its “link” in the “torture” of Afghan civilians and its “cleanup act” meant to silence critics.
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