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Monday 6 February 2023 Dublin: 0°C

# Canada

All time
# Toronto
Canadian accused serial killer faces seventh murder charge after human remains in planter identified
To date, police have found some 20 planters with dismembered body parts of several men.
# humboldt broncos
At least 14 killed after bus carrying junior hockey team crashes in Canada
The ages of those on the team varied from 16 to 20.
# Squamish
Irishman in hospital after being hit by police vehicle in Canada
The Department of Foreign Affairs is aware of the case and is providing consular assistance.
# Latest addition
Canadian goalkeeper Tyson Farago signs for St Patrick's Athletic
The 26-year-old will provide competition for Barry Murphy at the Inchicore club.
# pictures
Herbal cannabis worth €90k found hidden in blankets sent from Canada
An Irish man is being questioned by gardaí in relation to the seizure.
# Toronto
More human remains found hidden in large planters in Canada serial killer case
Bruce McArthur, 66, is charged with murdering gay men.
# Drama
Watch: Unbelievable scenes as Germany and Canada share gold in thrilling bobsleigh finale
It is only the second time in Games history that two teams have dead-heated for the winners’ medal.
# political correctness
Justin Trudeau apologises for telling woman to say 'peoplekind', not 'mankind'
Trudeau had interrupted a woman who was making a speech at a town hall event to make the ‘correction’.
# In all of us command
Canadian senate backs a plan to make its national anthem gender neutral
The bill now awaits royal assent from the governor general to become law.
# bruce mcarthur
Toronto serial killer suspect is landscape gardener who may have 'buried bodies across the city'
Bruce McArthur, 66, is charged with five murders but police fear there may be more.
# Barry Sherman
Canadian billionaire and wife were victims of 'targeted' murder
Police did not, however, point to any suspects in the case.
# montreal
Canadian professor accused of spying for China and acquiring 'very sensitive information'
Ishiang Shih’s brother was arrested by the FBI last week.
# warning
Tsunami threat lifted for Canada and US after powerful earthquake off Alaska
The quake struck at 9.31am Irish time.
# photographic evidence
Canadian woman pleads guilty to killing friend after being incriminated by her own selfie
Cheyenne Antoine strangled friend Brittney Gargol to death just hours after posting a photo of the pair to Facebook.
# Toronto
Canadian billionaire and wife found dead in their home
Police said they were investigating the deaths as suspicious.
# vaginal mesh
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.
# supervised injecting
'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.”
# nut allergy
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.
# The Tragically Hip
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.”
# oversight
Canada takes down Holocaust memorial after forgetting to mention Jewish people
Critics called it a “profoundly obvious omission”.
# david gavin
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.
# canadian football league
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.
# Bombardier
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.
# subversive acts
'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.
# Cap it off
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.
# Ambitious
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.
# Trudeau love
Varadkar marches in Montreal Pride Parade alongside Justin Trudeau
The Taoiseach is on a three-day visit to Canada.
# I carrot believe it
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.
# freedom
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.
# david gavin
'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.
# 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.
# Tru Love
'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.
# RIGHT TO PRIVACY
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.
# 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.
# Canada
Two men, including one who has 25 wives and 146 children, convicted of polygamy
The men face up to five years in prison.
# So Close
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.
# Mental Health
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.
# Stood down
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.
# Omar Kadr
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.
# the full mountie
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.