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# canada - Tuesday 5 December, 2017

Vaginal mesh campaigner dies in Canada after being hospitalised for sepsis

Mother-of-two Chrissy Brajcic had an operation to treat her urinary incontinence four years ago.

# canada - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'Previously they'd have driven off on their lunch break and used in the car. If they overdosed they would have died'

A Dublin drug project worker on her recent visit to Vancouver’s injecting centre: “Almost everyone said to me they’d be dead without the place.”

# canada - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

Canadian man dies after inhaling walnut particles from sandblaster at worksite

Justin Mathews (33) became unwell this month while checking the air quality at a fire station.

# canada - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Tears from Trudeau and flags at half-mast as Canadian singer Gord Downie dies

“We are less as a country without Gord Downie in it.”

# canada - Thursday 5 October, 2017

Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people

Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.

# canada - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

Search stood down for Irishman who got into difficulty in Canadian lake

David Gavin moved to Vancouver with his girlfriend Ciara in February of this year.

# canada - Sunday 1 October, 2017

Attack on officer outside Canadian football game and high-speed chase being investigated as terrorism

A van hit and injured four pedestrians before it rolled and the suspect was arrested.

# canada - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

DUP not one bit happy with US decision that could cost Northern Ireland thousands of jobs

The US is hitting aircraft constructors Bombardier with massive tariffs after rival firm Boeing alleged it sold jets to Delta Airlines at below-cost prices.

# canada - Sunday 27 August, 2017

'Hard labour - it's hard': Canadian pastor freed from North Korean jail despite life sentence

A delegation sent by Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau petitioned for the release of Hyeon Soo Lim.

# canada - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Canadian judge in misconduct hearing for wearing 'Make America Great Again' hat in court

He said he wore it as a dig at his colleagues who had supported Hillary Clinton.

# canada - Monday 21 August, 2017

Varadkar's 'global footprint' plan aims to double Irish investment, trade and tourism by 2025

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

# canada - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau

The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.

# canada - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

Wedding ring that went missing in 2004 turns up wrapped around carrot

Canadian woman Mary Grams told the Canadian Broadcasting Commission that she had lost her ring in the family farm in Central Alberta while picking weeds.

# canada - Monday 14 August, 2017

Canadian pastor returns home after being released from labour camp in North Korea

He was released after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national security advisor, Daniel Jean visited Pyongyang.

# canada - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

'A gifted, humble, kind, person': Memorial to man who went missing after diving into Canadian lake

David Gavin from Castlebar in Mayo went missing at the end of June.

# canada - Thursday 27 July, 2017

From The42 'Football has really worked out for me. I’ve been able to see different countries and meet new people' Well-travelled

'Football has really worked out for me. I’ve been able to see different countries and meet new people'

Shamrock Rovers goalkeeper Tomer Chencinski is enjoying life in Dublin ahead of Friday’s derby with Bohemians.

# canada - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

'Why can't he be our President?' - Rolling Stone is crushing on Justin Trudeau

Trudeau is quoted as saying he disagrees with Trump “on a whole bunch” of issues.

EU and Canada's attempts to fight terrorism by sharing airline passenger details deemed illegal

The deal cannot be passed as it breaches privacy laws.

# canada - Tuesday 25 July, 2017

From The42 Canada rugby sevens wing lands a contract in the NFL Code Breaker

Canada rugby sevens wing lands a contract in the NFL

Adam Zaruba impressed in a trial, two months after winning a World Series bronze medal at the London Sevens.

Two men, including one who has 25 wives and 146 children, convicted of polygamy

The men face up to five years in prison.

# canada - Friday 21 July, 2017

Two young rowers rescued off Cork coast as they tried to row from Canada to Ireland

French-Canadian rower Joseph Gagnon and Dubliner Brian Conville were attempting to break four world records.

# canada - Thursday 20 July, 2017

Online counselling service helps Irish in Canada and Australia deal with depression and loneliness

Helplink is offering six online counselling appointments to Irish emigrants in need.

# canada - Wednesday 5 July, 2017

Over €100k raised for family of missing Irishman as Canadian police suspend searches

David Gavin disappeared after swimming with friends at the start of the month.

# canada - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

Canada agrees to pay former Guantanamo detainee who admitted killing US soldier $10.5 million

Omar Kadr’s case received international attention after some dubbed him a child soldier.

Socks, drums and GAA: Government goes 'Full Riverdance' for Trudeau visit

Varadkar was keen to roll out the red carpet (and the themed legwear) for his VIP guest today.

# canada - Monday 3 July, 2017

Why is Leo Varadkar so keen to roll out the red carpet for Justin Trudeau?

Canada’s centrist prime minister jets in this evening, and will be here until Wednesday morning.

Irish GAA player who went missing while swimming in Canada named locally

His family has since flown over to Canada.

# canada - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Search underway for Irishman who went missing while swimming in Canada

The man was swimming with friends on Friday afternoon.

From The42 Ex-Connacht player AJ MacGinty helps USA to World Cup qualification Rwc 2019

Ex-Connacht player AJ MacGinty helps USA to World Cup qualification

The Dublin native hit six conversions out of eight as his side defeated Canada.

# canada - Wednesday 28 June, 2017

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to visit Ireland next week

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will visit the Taoiseach on Tuesday.

# canada - Thursday 8 June, 2017

From The42 Former Canada lock summons Clermont to court over concussions Player Welfare

Former Canada lock summons Clermont to court over concussions

The French giants say it is not ‘a complaint against the club’ and that Jamie Cudmore is merely seeking medical expertise.

# canada - Friday 26 May, 2017

From The42 Irishman Shane O'Leary gets call-up to Canada trials before June Tests Irish Abroad

Irishman Shane O'Leary gets call-up to Canada trials before June Tests

The 24-year-old left Connacht at the end of the season.

# canada - Thursday 4 May, 2017

# canada - Monday 17 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge An Irishman in a Galway jersey popped up on Canadian TV and gave the best interview Few Pints

# canada - Saturday 15 April, 2017

Canadian province makes it illegal to force women to wear high heels at work

The premier of British-Columbia has said companies can no longer impose such a rule.

# canada - Friday 14 April, 2017

Halifax Explosion: The accidental blast that killed 2,000 people a century ago

In December 1917 a ship detonated in Nova Scotia, unleashing a blast equivalent to about 3,000 tonnes of TNT.

# canada - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Canadian who groomed Irish teenager is jailed and banned from using internet

The court case followed a long investigation involving Edmonton Police, Canada’s national police force and the gardaí.

# canada - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

Pilot in Canada jailed for showing up to work drunk and passing out in cockpit

Miroslav Gronych was three times the legal limit when due to fly a plane to Mexico.

# canada - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Family begin campaign to fly seriously-ill Kerryman home from Canada

Niall Hurley, a 28-year-old carpenter from Tralee, was planning to return home when he suffered from a brain aneurysm and a stroke.

# canada - Monday 27 March, 2017

Driver's personal licence plate banned because it would 'offend women'

Lorne Grabher had been using his surname on his car for a number of years.