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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.
World Jun 174 shot, 2 arrested at Raptors rally celebration in Toronto
Droves of Raptors fans ran from the shooting in the City Hall square packed with tens of thousands of fans. A million or more fans earlier packed downtown Toronto for a parade, raising safety concerns amid problems with overcrowding.
World Jun 10Canada to ban single-use plastics
The specific items to be banned will be determined based on a science-based review, but the government is considering items such as water bottles, plastic bags and straws.
Nation May 30WATCH: Pence lauds Canadian relationship in USMCA trade talks with Trudeau
The U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement, which still needs to be ratified, is set to replace the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement.
Economy May 17Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico and Canada after delaying auto tariffs
Bogged down in a sprawling trade dispute with U.S. rival China, President Donald Trump took steps Friday to ease tensions with America's allies — lifting import taxes on Canadian and Mexican steel and aluminum and delaying auto tariffs that would…
Politics May 16Trump pardons ex-media mogul who wrote flattering book about him
Conrad Black, whose empire once included the Chicago Sun-Times, The Daily Telegraph of London, The Jerusalem Post and small papers across the U.S. and Canada, has described President Donald Trump as an old friend.
World Jan 13Woman who fled Saudi Arabia reaches her new home in Canada
“This is Rahaf Alqunun, a very brave new Canadian,” Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said arm-in-arm with Rahaf Mohammed Alqunun in Toronto’s airport.
World Dec 14Pompeo condemns China’s detention of 2 Canadians
After a high stakes meeting Friday with his Canadian counterpart, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo condemned the arrest of two Canadians in China and called on Beijing to release them.