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# canada - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

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

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

Feb 19th 2019, 7:32 AM 11,029 Views 13 Comments

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
# Voyeur
# Voyeur

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

Feb 14th 2019, 8:15 PM 45,395 Views 0 Comments

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
# Toronto
# Toronto

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

Feb 8th 2019, 8:01 PM 20,284 Views 8 Comments

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
# Money Diary
# Money Diary

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

Jan 30th 2019, 7:31 PM 48,176 Views 59 Comments

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
# Bruce Mcarthur

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

Jan 29th 2019, 9:57 PM 27,704 Views 0 Comments

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
# Tech Wars
# Tech Wars

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

Jan 29th 2019, 7:29 AM 9,220 Views 0 Comments

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
# Ontario
# Ontario

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

Jan 25th 2019, 10:30 PM 21,061 Views 12 Comments

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
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

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

Jan 15th 2019, 8:40 AM 14,041 Views 15 Comments

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
# Diplomatic Rift

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

Jan 14th 2019, 5:29 PM 23,112 Views 24 Comments

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
# Toronto

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

Jan 13th 2019, 10:35 AM 20,328 Views 38 Comments

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
# Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun
# Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun

Saudi teen fleeing family granted asylum in Canada

Jan 11th 2019, 9:28 PM 21,388 Views 41 Comments

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
# Arrest
# Arrest

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China

Jan 11th 2019, 3:04 PM 11,957 Views 27 Comments

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
# Fast Radio Bursts
# Fast Radio Bursts

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

Jan 9th 2019, 9:44 PM 56,602 Views 54 Comments

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
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

Dec 13th 2018, 10:30 AM 16,569 Views 28 Comments

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
# Meng Wanzhou

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

Dec 12th 2018, 7:18 AM 10,280 Views 9 Comments

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
# Sanctions
# Sanctions

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Dec 11th 2018, 7:23 AM 9,910 Views 0 Comments

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
# Meng Wanzhou

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

Dec 9th 2018, 10:08 AM 13,696 Views 0 Comments

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
# Huawei
# Huawei

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

Dec 7th 2018, 7:13 AM 12,106 Views 12 Comments

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
# Meng Wanzhou

China reacts furiously after Huawei executive arrested in Canada

Updated Dec 6th 2018, 9:09 AM 42,257 Views 41 Comments

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
# Bear Attack
# Bear Attack

Canadian mother and baby killed in suspected bear attack

Nov 29th 2018, 8:23 AM 24,653 Views 7 Comments

Their bodies were discovered by the child’s father.

# canada - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Irishman found after going missing in Canada
# British Columbia
# British Columbia

Irishman found after going missing in Canada

Nov 20th 2018, 9:39 PM 43,671 Views 4 Comments

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

# canada - Wednesday 31 October, 2018

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

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

Oct 31st 2018, 7:38 PM 4,812 Views 12 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

Oct 17th 2018, 9:53 AM 70,369 Views 177 Comments

Canada is going for it from today.

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately
# Need For Weed
# Need For Weed

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

Oct 17th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,325 Views 19 Comments

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
# Irving Oil
# Irving Oil

Explosion and fire rip through Canada's largest oil refinery

Updated Oct 8th 2018, 10:50 PM 35,736 Views 6 Comments

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

Aug 25th 2018, 5:32 PM 9,943 Views 15 Comments

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
# Joseph Norton
# Joseph Norton

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

Aug 11th 2018, 11:00 AM 16,718 Views 66 Comments

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
# New Brunswick
# New Brunswick

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

Updated Aug 10th 2018, 2:40 PM 41,493 Views 67 Comments

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
# Sudden Dispute
# Sudden Dispute

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies

Aug 7th 2018, 8:55 AM 21,591 Views 31 Comments

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
# Canada
# Canada

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

Jul 24th 2018, 8:29 AM 17,639 Views 124 Comments

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
# Canada

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

Updated Jul 23rd 2018, 9:05 PM 60,956 Views 90 Comments

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
# Saskatchewan
# Saskatchewan

Irish woman (21) dies in Canada car crash

Jul 22nd 2018, 3:36 PM 38,176 Views 16 Comments

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
# Toronto
# Toronto

Remains recovered of eighth victim allegedly killed by Canadian landscaper

Jul 20th 2018, 10:09 PM 31,307 Views 0 Comments

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

# canada - Thursday 5 July, 2018

Canadian man killed in rare polar bear attack
# Sentry Island
# Sentry Island

Canadian man killed in rare polar bear attack

Jul 5th 2018, 8:59 AM 23,969 Views 30 Comments

Aaron Gibbons put himself in harm’s way to protect his children, locals said.

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar
# Quebec
# Quebec

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

Jul 5th 2018, 8:06 AM 30,364 Views 21 Comments

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

# canada - Saturday 30 June, 2018

'We will not back down' - Canada announces taxes on ketchup and lawnmowers in response to Trump tariffs
# Playing Ketchup
# Playing Ketchup

'We will not back down' - Canada announces taxes on ketchup and lawnmowers in response to Trump tariffs

Jun 30th 2018, 10:09 AM 18,726 Views 57 Comments

The taxes on items including ketchup, lawn mowers and motor boats amount to $12.6 billion.

# canada - Saturday 23 June, 2018

French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach
# Locked Up
# Locked Up

French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach

Jun 23rd 2018, 5:01 PM 52,401 Views 117 Comments

‘We were locked up all the time and in the yard there was barbed wire and dogs.’

# canada - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use
# Canada
# Canada

Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use

Jun 19th 2018, 7:31 AM 17,576 Views 57 Comments

Legalising weed was a 2015 campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

# canada - Monday 11 June, 2018

Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'
# Diplomatic Tensions
# Diplomatic Tensions

Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'

Jun 11th 2018, 7:16 AM 25,871 Views 77 Comments

US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.

# canada - Sunday 10 June, 2018

'Very dishonest & weak': Trump lashes out at Trudeau following G7 summit
# G7 Summit
# G7 Summit

'Very dishonest & weak': Trump lashes out at Trudeau following G7 summit

Jun 10th 2018, 7:40 AM 44,423 Views 71 Comments

The summit descended into farce and a renewed threat of global trade war.