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# Canada

Last week
22nd January 2023 - 28th January 2023
# Oasis Group
Canadian spiritual leader charged with sex assault of followers
John de Ruiter ran an organization called the College of Integrated Philosophy, also known as the Oasis Group.
Last month
January 2023
# Covid-19
Canada and Australia impose Covid rules on travellers from China
China is battling a nationwide outbreak of coronavirus after abruptly easing restrictions that had been in place for much of the pandemic.
Last year
Malcolm Noonan: It's not enough to watch threatened species struggle to survive
The Green Party TD looks at the agreement at Cop 15 Biodiversity conference in Canada and says time is running out for nature.
# Canada
Five people killed and another wounded in shooting in Toronto suburbs
The suspect also died after an exchange of fire with law enforcement.
# COP15
Call to deliver global deal for nature at UN biodiversity conference
Cop15 talks kick off in Montreal this week, with pressure on to strike an historic deal to reverse nature declines.
# Onwards
Morocco roar past Canada and into World Cup last 16 for first time in 36 years
Goals from Hakim Ziyech and Youssef En-Nesyri ensured the North Africans finished top of Group F.
# War of Words
'It will take time for him to learn' - Croatia boss accuses Canada manager of snubbing him
Zlatko Dalic had also claimed John Herdman lacked respect earlier this week.
# revival
Croatia get World Cup back on track with Kramaric double as Canada crash out
Canada took the lead after two minutes but the 2018 World Cup runners-up rallied to a 4-1 win.
# Cruel
Missed penalty proves costly as Canada fall to undeserved Belgian defeat
Michy Batshuayi’s first-half goal settled a game Belgium did not deserve to win.
# Irish Eye
How Ireland's World Cup group rivals got on during the international window
Vera Pauw’s history-makers were 4-0 winners over Morocco, but how did the other teams in Group B fare?
# Group by Group Guide
Group F Preview: Last chance for Belgium's Golden Generation, Canada out to cause an upset
The latest in our preview series focuses on Group F, and Belgium, Croatia, Canada, and Morocco.
# Referendum
CETA: Supreme Court rules trade deal cannot be ratified by Oireachtas unless law is changed
If the legislation is amended, a referendum on the matter could be avoided.
# Courts
Man pleads guilty to soliciting murder of couple who exchanged intimate messages with his wife
Kennedy’s partner had made contact with the couple, who live in rural Canada, via an online game
# Storm Fiona
Canada counts damage after Fiona while Cuba and Florida brace for storm Ian
Storm Fiona tore through Nova Scotia and Newfoundland on Saturday.
# Canada Stabbings
Manhunt in Canada stabbing spree ends with both suspects dead
Myles Sanderson, suspected along with his brother of killing 10 people, ‘went into medical distress’ shortly after being arrested.
# Canada
One suspect dead and another on the run after Canada stabbing rampage
One of two brothers who allegedly carried out a stabbing spree that left 10 dead and 18 wounded has been found dead.
# Saskatchewan
At least 10 people dead, 15 others wounded in Canada stabbing rampage
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called the attacks “horrific and heartbreaking”.
# isis
Trudeau promises to investigate whether Canadian agent trafficked Shamima Begun to Syria
Begun is now 23 and living in a displacement camp in northern Syria after she was stripped of her UK citizenship.
# Church
Pope Francis apologises for ‘catastrophic’ school abuses in Canada
The pontiff said the forced assimilation of native peoples into Christian society destroyed their cultures.
# Canada
'Multiple victims' in shootings near Vancouver, say Canada police
Canadian media reports said the shooter may have targeted homeless people in the city.
# pope francis
Pope to begin ‘penitential pilgrimage’ in Canada to apologise to Native peoples
Pope Francis will express his sadness over the horrors of church-run Indigenous residential schools.
# Christine Whitecross
Former head of military abuse team: 'You just need to get rid of the dinosaurs'
Christine Whitecross is a retired Lieutenant General who led the Canadian Forces strategic response team on sexual misconduct.
# gun control
Justin Trudeau proposes ban on the sale and importation of handguns in Canada
The move comes after the recent mass shootings in neighbour the United States.
# Ottawa
Canadian police in face-off with protesters opposed to coronavirus mandates
Ottawa police promised that protesters would not be allowed to get a foothold for a prolonged occupation.
# Catholic Church
Pope Francis apologises to Canadian Indigenous people for abuse at church-run schools
Numerous investigations into the former residential schools are underway across Canada after the discovery of mass unmarked graves.
# World Cup 2022
Canada beat Jamaica 4-0 to reach first World Cup in 36 years
The win sparked wild celebrations at Toronto’s 30,000-capacity BMO Field.
# Podcast
The Explainer: How did a truckers’ protest in Canada spread to other countries?
Listen here to find out how external forces helped spread these trucker protests across Canada – and around the world.
# Ottawa
Canadian police arrest two leaders of protesting truckers
Busloads of police arrived near Ottawa’s Parliament Hill, and workers put up extra fences around government buildings.
# Newfoundland
Search ends for survivors of sunken Spanish fishing trawler
At least nine people died in the Atlantic when the Spanish ship went down yesterday.
# Freedom Convoy
Truckers protesting in Canada end last US border blockade
Authorities began handing out notices and threatening arrests near the Parliament building in Ottawa.
# Freedom Convoy
Trudeau to use emergency powers to quell Canada’s Covid protests
Hundreds and sometimes thousands of protesters in trucks and other vehicles have clogged the streets of Ottawa.
# Freedom Convoy
Police move in to clear anti-vaccine convoy protesters from key border bridge in Canada
The days-long blockade of the Ambassador Bridge has paralysed a key North American trade route.
# Canada
Canadian judge orders an end to lorry blockade at border bridge
The stand-off has entered its fifth day.
# oh canada
Canada truckers block new US border crossing, as more copycat protests spring up
Copycat movements gathered steam as far afield as New Zealand – with a big protest expected to descend on Paris tomorrow.
# the Freedom Convoy
Canadian police threaten to arrest truckers blocking up Ottawa as Trudeau slams 'unacceptable' protests
“You must immediately cease further unlawful activity or you may face charges,” Canadian police said today.
# convoy protests
Canadian anti-vaccine truckers inspire copycat protests in several countries
Canadian flags are being flown during demonstrations against Covid vaccines in cities around the world.
# Canada
Canada's Saskatchewan province lifts all Covid restrictions as protests rumble on in Ottawa
More than 80% of Saskatchewan residents had received two Covid vaccine jabs.
# Canada
State of emergency declared in Ottawa due to anti-vaccine mandate convoy
Thousands of protesters descended in Ottawa again at the weekend.
# Ottawa
More protesters against Covid measures enter Canada capital
Similar protests were planned for other Canadian cities including Toronto and Winnipeg.
# Canada
Thousands join protests against Canada’s Covid vaccine mandates
As many as 10,000 protesters are expected at the weekend-long rally condemned by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.