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# 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.

# canada - Friday 24 March, 2017

'It feels so cruel': Family of critically ill Irish man plead for donations to bring him home

The family is looking for €100,000 to bring Ciaran back to Ireland.

# canada - Tuesday 21 March, 2017

Now Canada's considering a ban on large devices on Middle Eastern flights

Earlier today, the UK government confirmed the new measure, while US reports hinted at a similar ban.

# canada - Friday 10 March, 2017

Canadian judge resigns over 'keep your knees together' comment in sexual assault trial

Judge Camp had said in a 2014 trial that “pain and sex sometimes go together”.

# canada - Friday 3 March, 2017

Vodka recall in Canada after bottles found to be twice the strength with 81% alcohol

There have been “no reported illnesses” linked to drinking the tainted vodka.

# canada - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

$40k raised for family of Wicklow man who died in Canada RIP

$40k raised for family of Wicklow man who died in Canada

He was the father of twin sons.

# canada - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

The man behind the 1985 bombing of a 747 off the coast of Cork has been freed

On 23 June 1985, an Air India Boeing 747 bound for Delhi exploded some 120 miles off the coast of Cork.

# canada - Friday 10 February, 2017

Missing Canadian man found near Amazon jungle after 5 years reunited with family

Anton Pilipa had been missing for five years.

# canada - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Canadian woman found guilty of hiding six babies she gave birth to in storage locker

Authorities are unable to determine the causes of the deaths.

# canada - Monday 6 February, 2017

From The42 Canadian teen tennis star fined €6k for hitting Davis Cup umpire in face with ball Costly Mistake This post contains videos

Canadian teen tennis star fined €6k for hitting Davis Cup umpire in face with ball

The ITF agreed that Denis Shapovalov wasn’t targeting Arnaud Gabas.

# canada - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims

Six men died in the attack, which took place during evening prayers at a mosque.

# canada - Monday 30 January, 2017

Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque Terrorist Shooting This post contains videos

Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque

The other detained man is being described as a witness.

The 5 at 5: Monday

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

Six people have died after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada

The attack occurred just after midnight Irish time.

# canada - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Ethics probe begins into Justin Trudeau's lavish island holiday

The post-Christmas holiday at a billionaire’s home in the Bahamas possibly represents a conflict of interest.

# canada - Saturday 7 January, 2017

"It's hard to escape it": The Canadian city at the epicentre of an opioid epidemic

Officials declared an emergency in the spring after a surge in availability of cheap synthetic fentanyl.

# canada - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Irishman in Canada charged with breaking into bank by driving car through front door

Police say Patrick Shannon assaulted police officers.

# canada - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Drunk Canadian pilot arrested after fainting in plane cockpit

The pilot was scheduled to fly 99 passengers and 6 crewmembers to Cancun this morning.

# canada - Friday 9 December, 2016

Investigation launched after seven penguins drown in Canadian zoo

The director of animal care at the Calgary zoo said it was “devastating news”.

# canada - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge Montreal put up their Christmas tree this week and everyone is taking the piss Ah Lads

# canada - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Watch as buses, a police car and a salt truck pile up on an icy Canadian hill Slip Slidin' Aw-eh This post contains videos

# canada - Saturday 19 November, 2016

Canadian parliament jobs discussion ends in "fart" debate

MP Michelle Rempel was discussing the need for more jobs in the Alberta region.

From The42 Ireland well beaten by superior Canadian side but can draw positives from second Test Learning

Ireland well beaten by superior Canadian side but can draw positives from second Test

Nikki Caughey was the only Ireland player on the scoresheet in the 48-7 defeat.

# canada - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Two injured in Toronto plane's near-miss with suspected drone

Two flight attendants on the passenger plane sustained minor injuries.