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Economy Jan 20Huawei executive’s extradition hearing begins in Canada
The case has infuriated Beijing, caused a diplomatic uproar and added to tensions between China and the United States.
World Jan 13Canada to get access to recorders from downed plane in Iran
Canada's Transportation Safety Board said Monday that Iranian officials have invited it to participate in analysis of the voice and flight data recorders from the Ukrainian jetliner shot down by a missile that killed 176 people including 57 Canadians.
World Jan 10Amid tensions between the U.S. and Iran, Canada grieves
Canadians are struggling to come to terms with how the killing of an Iranian general last week in a U.S. drone strike may have led to the deaths of dozens of their citizens in a plane crash.
Politics Nov 24Official says White House gave Navy go-ahead on Gallagher
The Navy has been notified that the White House will not intervene to stop a disciplinary proceeding that could cost a SEAL his position in the elite unit, a senior Navy official said Sunday.
World Oct 22Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wins 2nd term but loses majority
Falling short of a majority meant the Liberals would have to rely on an opposition party to pass legislation.
World Sep 19WATCH: Trudeau apologizes after new video shows he wore blackface
A third instance of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau darkening his face when he was younger surfaced Thursday. His reelection is a month away.
World Sep 18Trudeau apologizes for brownface, calls it a ‘dumb thing to do’
Time magazine posted the photo, which it says was published in the yearbook from the West Point Grey Academy, a private school in British Columbia where Trudeau worked as a teacher before entering politics. It depicts Trudeau wearing a turban…
Health Sep 13U.S. vaping illness alarms Canada as country prepares to allow legal sales
No illnesses have yet been reported north of the border, but they are monitoring the situation closely, and British Columbia’s top health official says it’s just a matter of time before symptoms are reported in Canada.
World Sep 08Dorian topples crane, knocks out power in eastern Canada
Dorian arrived on Canada's Atlantic coast Saturday with heavy rain and powerful winds, toppling a construction crane in Halifax and knocking out power for hundreds of thousands of people a day after the storm wreaked havoc on North Carolina's Outer…
World Aug 14Canadian ethics commissioner finds Justin Trudeau violated ethics
The ethics commissioner said Wednesday that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau improperly pressured the country's former attorney general to halt the criminal prosecution of a company in a conflict of interest case.