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# canada - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

"No threat found" after 19,000 students evacuated due to bomb scare in Canada

Police said that students at more than 60 English language and French language schools were taken to safe locations.

# canada - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Minister called to intervene in case of Irish citizen detained in Iran

Homa Hoodfar (65) is a professor and anthropologist based in Canada and is an Irish citizen from her first marriage.

# canada - Monday 29 August, 2016

Pilots charged in UK over drinking as they prepared to fly to USA

They were arrested on Saturday at Glasgow Airport.

# canada - Friday 26 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge This guy went above and beyond to help a struggling chip shop owner GOOD DEED

This guy went above and beyond to help a struggling chip shop owner

It’s amazing what one Facebook post can do.

Three killed in apparent crossbow attack in Toronto

The incident occurred in the Toronto suburb of Scarborough.

# canada - Friday 12 August, 2016

Canadian shot dead after detonating explosive had links to global terrorism network

Aaron Driver (24) was killed on Wednesday during a police raid outside to home he was staying in.

# canada - Thursday 11 August, 2016

Canadian police kill 'terror suspect' who was allegedly planning suicide attack

The man, in his mid-20s, was under a court order not to associate with Islamic State.

# canada - Wednesday 3 August, 2016

Canada has begun an investigation into missing and dead native women

Concern over violence against aboriginal women became an issue after dozens of prostitutes went missing in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and were later determined to have been victims of a serial killer.

# canada - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Mexicans can enter Canada without a visa from December onwards

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the move will “make it easier for our Mexican friends to visit Canada.”

# canada - Saturday 18 June, 2016

Singer Meat Loaf "recovering well" after collapsing on stage

He has cancelled a concert that was scheduled to take place today.

# canada - Thursday 16 June, 2016

Here's why Monaghan is celebrating Canada Day

The Canadian Ambassador to Ireland will raise the Canadian Maple Leaf flag alongside the Irish Tricolour to start the celebrations.

# canada - Tuesday 14 June, 2016

Islamist guerillas behead hostage in the Philippines

The Abu Sayyaf, a small group of Islamic militants, killed the man.

# canada - Thursday 9 June, 2016

A giant sinkhole has swallowed a van and caused evacuations in Ottawa

The hole quickly stretched across a busy four-lane street in the capital city.

# canada - Thursday 19 May, 2016

Canadian prime minister apologises for elbowing opposition MP Sorry This post contains videos

Canadian prime minister apologises for elbowing opposition MP

There was a heated exchange between Trudeau and leader of the New Democratic Party.

# canada - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

"We must demand true equality": Canada introduces new laws protecting transgender people

“We are still witnesses, and in some cases, victims of injustices,” said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

# canada - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Another care home failure, an assault on an Afghan family and three injured firefighters…

Whole neighbourhoods burned to the ground in Canadian wildfire

The fire is expected to burn for months.

# canada - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Massive Alberta wildfire could double in size today

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated.

# canada - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Entire city evacuated after wildfire burns homes to the ground

It’s hit a location called Fort McMurray.

# canada - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Canadian citizen killed by Islamic militants in the Philippines

Three other individuals are still being held by the Abu Sayyaf militant group.

# canada - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Canada is going to legalise marijuana to "protect youth and enhance public safety"

The country’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had earlier admitted to having smoked the drug.

# canada - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Families to sue sperm bank after being given donations from convicted felon

At least 36 women in Britain, Canada and the US are believed to have been inseminated with the sperm.

# canada - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Canada is looking to legalise assisted suicide - but not for tourists

“The plan we put forward is one that respects Canadians’ choices while putting into place the kinds of safeguards needed.”

# canada - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Returning emigrants are filling jobs in a buoyant Irish engineering sector

Employment-wise, it’s the best performing sector for professionals right now.

# canada - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Indigenous community declares state of emergency after 11 members attempt suicide in one month

Canadian government officials said yesterday they were sending an emergency psychiatric team to the isolated aboriginal community.

# canada - Saturday 9 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge This supermarket in Canada has the most unintentionally Irish aisle Notions

This supermarket in Canada has the most unintentionally Irish aisle

We have found them, at last.

# canada - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

Teenager who robbed shop so he could join Isis sentenced to jail

He has started to renounce radicalism.

# canada - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Man intends pleading guilty to selling fake Ed Sheeran concert tickets

Pat Hayes (32) has addresses in Clare and Canada.

# canada - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Nine people from same family die in house fire

The victims were six adults and three children.

'He's mayor of heaven now': Mourners pay final respects to controversial politician Rob Ford

He gained worldwide notoriety for smoking crack cocaine while in office.

# canada - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Seven dead after Canadian plane crash

The crash happened on Canada’s Magdalen Islands.

# canada - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Canadian man arrested under terrorism charge while carrying a gun

If convicted, he could face a maximum of 10 years in prison.

# canada - Thursday 24 March, 2016

Former radio host acquitted in first trial against him

Former Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi will be back in court in June.

# canada - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Rob Ford, controversial former Toronto Mayor, dies aged 46

He had been battling cancer.

# canada - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter Prison Break This post contains videos

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter

The men were arrested hours after their great escape.

# canada - Friday 11 March, 2016

Mother of teenager who died tragically by suicide speaks out about cyber-bullying

Carol Todd was speaking to 4FM’s Niall Boylan earlier today.

# canada - Saturday 27 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 11 things Irish people in Canada want you to know Oh Canada

11 things Irish people in Canada want you to know

So we can skip the questions at Christmas.

# canada - Friday 26 February, 2016

Sex and the City's Kim Cattrall 'shaken' after car crashes into her house

The actress said someone could have been killed in the incident.

# canada - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Book by infamous Canadian serial killer removed from Amazon

Robert Pickton was convicted of murdering six women in 2007.

# canada - Saturday 20 February, 2016

'There's no glory in taking a man's life': Canadian ambassador to Ireland on stopping a terrorist attack

Kevin Vickers stopped a lone gunman from storming the Canadian parliament in 2014.