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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 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
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
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 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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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's parliament has urged the conservative government of Stephen Harper to release classified documents related to the alleged torture of Afghan prisoners.
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