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Canada’s PM welcomes refugees

OTTAWA –– With much coaxing, a tired and bewildered little girl finally managed a sweet smile for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as she was handed a teddy bear. “Welcome to your new home,” Canada’s Prime Minister told her and her family as they were surrounded by government workers and volunteers who seemed nearly as excited to […]

Trudeau sworn in as Canada’s new Prime Minister

Trudeau sworn in as Canada’s new Prime Minister

Ottawa – Justin Trudeau was sworn in as Canada’s 23rd prime minister today before a packed, flag-waving crowd, almost 50 years after his father took on the job. The 43-year old former French teacher overcame campaign attack ads claiming he was “just not ready” to win the October 19 election by a landslide, bringing an […]

CANADA – Trudeau wins

TORONTO — Justin Trudeau has fulfilled the great expectations he was born into, following in the footsteps of his storied father to become Canada’s next prime minister. Now, he has the chance to restore the late Pierre Trudeau’s Liberal legacy, which has been under siege during ten years of Conservative rule under Stephen Harper. Justin […]

CANADA – Two possible Ashley Madison-related suicides

TORONTO –– Two individuals associated with the leak of Ashley Madison customer details are reported to have taken their lives, according to police in Canada. The police in Toronto gave no further information about the deaths. Ashley Madison’s Canadian parent company Avid Life Media is offering a C$500,000 (£240,000) reward for information on the hackers, […]

New Canadian report warns cellphones, Wi-Fi a serious health issue

New Canadian report warns cellphones, Wi-Fi a serious health issue

A parliamentary committee has waded into the murky scientific debate over cellphones, warning that the ubiquitous devices may cause cancer, infertility, or learning disabilities and urging parents to shield their children from unnecessary exposure. But several leading Canadian health experts say that cellphones and Wi-Fi devices pose less risk to humans than run-of-the-mill fevers. The […]

Police catch suspect in Mounties killing

MONCTON, New Brunswick – The suspect in the killing of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police was arrested unarmed early today, ending a massive manhunt that paralyzed much of an eastern Canadian city. “I’m done,” a witness said he told police. Police said at a Press conference that they received a tip that led them to […]

Canadian city on lockdown for manhunt

Moncton – The Canadian city of Moncton remains on lockdown as authorities hunt for a man accused of shooting five police officers, killing three, yesterday. The two wounded Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers have undergone surgery and are said to be in stable condition. Officials say the suspect, Justin Bourque, 24, was spotted multiple […]

Hundreds arrested in Toronto in international child porn case

TORONTO – Toronto police said today that 341 people, including 108 Canadians, have be arrested in an international child pornography ring that was largely centred around a Toronto-based film company that distributed images and videos across the globe. Police said the three-year investigation included Canadian and international law enforcement agencies and rescued. Dubbed Project Spade, police […]

Canada thwarts attack

Canadian police have arrested two men and charged them with plotting to derail a Toronto-area passenger train in an operation that they say was backed by al Qaeda elements in Iran.

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