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#Canada

# canada - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Canadian police officer cleared over fatal road collision with Irishman

Twenty nine-year-old Brendan Keogh was struck by an unmarked police vehicle in March 2018.

# canada - Friday 22 March, 2019

Priest stabbed during morning mass in church in Montreal

The suspect was arrested at the scene.

# canada - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Boeing recommends suspension of global 737 Max aircraft fleet amid safety concerns

The suspension follows days of speculation about the safety of the aircraft.

# canada - Thursday 7 March, 2019

Unapologetic Trudeau denies interfering in prosecution of Canadian engineering firm

Facing calls to resign, Trudeau addressed the allegations at a news conference today in Ottawa.

# canada - Monday 4 March, 2019

Top Canadian minister quits Justin Trudeau's crisis-laden cabinet

The Canadian Prime Minister has been accused of pressuring his former Attorney General not to prosecute a major engineering firm.

# canada - Friday 1 March, 2019

Explainer: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is facing a political scandal ... what's it all about?

It centres around claims that a former attorney general was inappropriately pressured to prevent a prosecution.

# canada - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Seven children from the same family die in Canadian house fire

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said “words fail when children are taken from us too soon”.

Justin Trudeau's longtime advisor has quit amid allegations he interfered in a criminal prosecution

Gerry Butts has “categorically” denied the accusations.

# canada - Thursday 14 February, 2019

Canadian teacher convicted after he used 'pen camera' to spy on female students

Ryan Jarvis (41) was charged with making video recordings of 27 female students.

# canada - Friday 8 February, 2019

Canadian man jailed for life for murder and sexual mutilation of 8 men

Bruce McArthur will be in his 90s before he is eligible for parole from eight concurrent 25-year sentences.

# canada - Wednesday 30 January, 2019

How I Spend My Money: An Irish engineer in Toronto on €62,000 looking to put down roots and buy a house

He has to miss out on a stag do because the trip home would be too pricey.

# canada - Tuesday 29 January, 2019

Canadian landscaper pleads guilty to murders of eight men linked to Toronto's gay community

Bruce McArthur was expected to go to trial next year, and was considered a surprise by prosecutors.

US charges Huawei in technology theft and sanctions violations, angering China

China has claimed there are “strong political manipulations” behind the case.

# canada - Friday 25 January, 2019

Child charged with facilitating terrorist activity and advising person detonate explosive device in Canada

Canadian police arrested the child in Kingston, Ontario on Thursday.

# canada - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of drug smuggling.

# canada - Monday 14 January, 2019

China-Canada row deepens as Beijing sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death Diplomatic Rift This post contains videos

China-Canada row deepens as Beijing sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg declared his innocence throughout a retrial.

# canada - Sunday 13 January, 2019

'Very, very happy' Saudi woman arrives in Canada after receiving asylum Toronto This post contains videos

'Very, very happy' Saudi woman arrives in Canada after receiving asylum

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun had accused her family of physical and psychological abuse.

# canada - Friday 11 January, 2019

Saudi teen fleeing family granted asylum in Canada

Mohammed al-Qunun was already en route to Toronto today when Justin Trudeau made the announcement.

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China

The Chinese foreign ministry told AFP it was “highly concerned” by the arrest.

# canada - Wednesday 9 January, 2019

Discovery of 'repeating' radio waves from deep space baffles astronomers

The waves were discovered by Canadian scientists, who cannot explain their origin.

# canada - Thursday 13 December, 2018

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

# canada - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

# canada - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.

# canada - Sunday 9 December, 2018

China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

# canada - Friday 7 December, 2018

'We have an independent judiciary': Justin Trudeau defends arrest of Chinese executive at request of US

Meng Wanzhou was arrested last week as she changed flights in Vancouver.

# canada - Thursday 6 December, 2018

China reacts furiously after Huawei executive arrested in Canada

Meng Wanzhou was arrested in the western city of Vancouver on 1 December.

# canada - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Canadian mother and baby killed in suspected bear attack

Their bodies were discovered by the child’s father.

# canada - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Irishman found after going missing in Canada

Police had asked for the public’s help in locating Damien Hanley.

# canada - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

From The42 We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup Expansion

We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup

Accommodating more sides would vastly complicate Qatar’s task in preparing for the competition.

# canada - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

Canada is going for it from today.

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

# canada - Monday 8 October, 2018

Explosion and fire rip through Canada's largest oil refinery

Four people received hospital treatment for minor injuries.

# canada - Saturday 25 August, 2018

'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

The trilateral NAFTA treaty has been a key target of the US president’s aggressive trade strategy.

# canada - Saturday 11 August, 2018

This Mohawk Grand Chief will show Ireland what we can learn from the indigenous struggle in Canada

Grand Chief Joseph Norton is visiting Ireland next week. He told us what he thinks of Justin Trudeau and the current Canadian government.

# canada - Friday 10 August, 2018

Two police officers among four fatalities in Canadian mass shooting as suspected gunman arrested

The incident happened in the Fredericton area of New Brunswick.

# canada - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies

Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and frozen “all new business”.

# canada - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Toronto gunman had 'severe mental health challenges', according to family

Authorities have named Fassal Hussain as the assailant behind Sunday’s deadly shooting spree.

# canada - Monday 23 July, 2018

Toronto shooting: 10-year-old and 18-year-old killed as gunman opens fire at restaurant Canada This post contains videos

Toronto shooting: 10-year-old and 18-year-old killed as gunman opens fire at restaurant

The gunman was shot dead after an exchange of fire with police.

# canada - Sunday 22 July, 2018

Irish woman (21) dies in Canada car crash

The young woman had been the sole occupant of the car.

# canada - Friday 20 July, 2018

Remains recovered of eighth victim allegedly killed by Canadian landscaper

Bruce McArthur (66) was arrested in January and has been charged with eight counts of first-degree murder.