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# canada - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Whole neighbourhoods burned to the ground in Canadian wildfire
# Canada
# Canada

Whole neighbourhoods burned to the ground in Canadian wildfire

May 8th 2016, 12:57 PM 24,058 Views 15 Comments

The fire is expected to burn for months.

# canada - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Massive Alberta wildfire could double in size today
# Canada
# Canada

Massive Alberta wildfire could double in size today

May 7th 2016, 10:27 AM 13,282 Views 14 Comments

Tens of thousands of people have been evacuated.

# canada - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Entire city evacuated after wildfire burns homes to the ground
# Canada
# Canada

Entire city evacuated after wildfire burns homes to the ground

May 4th 2016, 9:22 AM 19,666 Views 11 Comments

It’s hit a location called Fort McMurray.

# canada - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Canadian citizen killed by Islamic militants in the Philippines
# Terrorist Attack
# Terrorist Attack

Canadian citizen killed by Islamic militants in the Philippines

Apr 26th 2016, 8:29 AM 11,914 Views 55 Comments

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"
# Light Up
# Light Up

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

Apr 20th 2016, 10:19 PM 21,493 Views 100 Comments

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
# Canada
# Canada

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

Apr 16th 2016, 3:24 PM 14,286 Views 0 Comments

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
# Euthanasia
# Euthanasia

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

Apr 14th 2016, 8:11 PM 9,249 Views 41 Comments

“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
# Coming Home
# Coming Home

Returning emigrants are filling jobs in a buoyant Irish engineering sector

Apr 13th 2016, 6:02 AM 27,636 Views 52 Comments

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
# Canada
# Canada

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

Apr 12th 2016, 7:12 AM 26,463 Views 21 Comments

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

# canada - Saturday 9 April, 2016

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

This supermarket in Canada has the most unintentionally Irish aisle

Apr 9th 2016, 2:09 PM 15,609 Views 8 Comments

We have found them, at last.

# canada - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 6th 2016, 7:02 PM 14,782 Views 19 Comments

He has started to renounce radicalism.

# canada - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Man intends pleading guilty to selling fake Ed Sheeran concert tickets
# Limerick Hotels
# Limerick Hotels

Man intends pleading guilty to selling fake Ed Sheeran concert tickets

Apr 5th 2016, 9:03 PM 17,129 Views 0 Comments

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

# canada - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Nine people from same family die in house fire
# Canada
# Canada

Nine people from same family die in house fire

Mar 30th 2016, 10:45 PM 21,119 Views 6 Comments

The victims were six adults and three children.

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

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

Mar 30th 2016, 10:23 PM 14,207 Views 21 Comments

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

# canada - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Seven dead after Canadian plane crash
# Quebec
# Quebec

Seven dead after Canadian plane crash

Mar 29th 2016, 11:03 PM 41,110 Views 2 Comments

The crash happened on Canada’s Magdalen Islands.

# canada - Sunday 27 March, 2016

Canadian man arrested under terrorism charge while carrying a gun
# Toronto
# Toronto

Canadian man arrested under terrorism charge while carrying a gun

Mar 27th 2016, 12:15 PM 10,257 Views 4 Comments

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
# Canada
# Canada

Former radio host acquitted in first trial against him

Mar 24th 2016, 7:30 PM 16,157 Views 0 Comments

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
# Toronto
# Toronto

Rob Ford, controversial former Toronto Mayor, dies aged 46

Mar 22nd 2016, 3:13 PM 42,416 Views 30 Comments

He had been battling cancer.

# canada - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter

Mar 16th 2016, 2:40 PM 17,169 Views 23 Comments

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
# Amanda Todd
# Amanda Todd

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

Mar 11th 2016, 9:04 PM 42,342 Views 0 Comments

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

# canada - Saturday 27 February, 2016

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

11 things Irish people in Canada want you to know

Feb 27th 2016, 8:15 PM 22,557 Views 12 Comments

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
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

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

Feb 26th 2016, 3:34 PM 21,283 Views 14 Comments

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
# Robert Pickton

Book by infamous Canadian serial killer removed from Amazon

Feb 23rd 2016, 4:13 PM 13,110 Views 22 Comments

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
# Heroics
# Heroics

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

Feb 20th 2016, 5:18 PM 20,002 Views 17 Comments

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

# canada - Friday 19 February, 2016

Man creates website to 'destroy' his ex-wife's life
# Desiree Capuano
# Desiree Capuano

Man creates website to 'destroy' his ex-wife's life

Feb 19th 2016, 1:55 PM 47,944 Views 78 Comments

Canadian Patrick Fox has accused his ex-wife of being a stripper and drug addict.

# canada - Monday 1 February, 2016

Courtroom packed for first day of renowned DJ's 'sexual beating' trial
# Canada
# Canada

Courtroom packed for first day of renowned DJ's 'sexual beating' trial

Feb 1st 2016, 8:09 PM 37,751 Views 0 Comments

Jian Ghomeshi faces possible life in prison if convicted of four counts of sexual assault and one of overcoming resistance by choking.

# canada - Sunday 31 January, 2016

87-year-old former Mafia boss gunned down in Toronto
# Elderly Mobster
# Elderly Mobster

87-year-old former Mafia boss gunned down in Toronto

Jan 31st 2016, 2:27 PM 25,244 Views 0 Comments

Rocco Zito was a leading figure in Canada’s crime underworld.

# canada - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Five snowmobilers killed after being buried in avalanche
# Canada
# Canada

Five snowmobilers killed after being buried in avalanche

Jan 30th 2016, 7:52 AM 10,885 Views 2 Comments

An official said they they had strayed to an area that was off-limits to skiers and other winter sport enthusiasts.

# canada - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

The man behind the 1985 bombing of a 747 off Cork has left prison
# Air India Disaster
# Air India Disaster

The man behind the 1985 bombing of a 747 off Cork has left prison

Jan 27th 2016, 8:28 PM 27,098 Views 33 Comments

329 people died in the bombing. Inderjit Singh Reyat is the only person ever to be convicted of the atrocity.

# canada - Monday 25 January, 2016

Teenage boy charged with killing four in Canada shooting spree
# Shooting Spree
# Shooting Spree

Teenage boy charged with killing four in Canada shooting spree

Jan 25th 2016, 9:15 AM 11,409 Views 0 Comments

The unnamed 17-year-old also faces seven counts of attempted murder.

# canada - Saturday 23 January, 2016

Four killed in Canadian school shooting
# La Loche
# La Loche

Four killed in Canadian school shooting

Jan 23rd 2016, 7:18 AM 37,428 Views 26 Comments

The shooting occurred at La Loche Community school in Saskatchewan.

# canada - Friday 22 January, 2016

'People tell me my book has changed their life'
# Girls Will Be Girls
# Girls Will Be Girls

'People tell me my book has changed their life'

Jan 22nd 2016, 8:00 PM 25,780 Views 36 Comments

Columnist and academic Emer O’Toole talks to us about her work.

# canada - Thursday 21 January, 2016

American Muslims sue airline for €10 million after being kicked off flight
# New York
# New York

American Muslims sue airline for €10 million after being kicked off flight

Jan 21st 2016, 11:03 PM 26,411 Views 72 Comments

The men were ejected from a flight Toronto to New York last month, allegedly because the pilot was “uneasy” about them.

Canadian man charged after driving a car almost entirely buried in snow
# You Couldn't Make It Up
# You Couldn't Make It Up

Canadian man charged after driving a car almost entirely buried in snow

Jan 21st 2016, 8:59 PM 32,389 Views 27 Comments

Good luck with that.

# canada - Monday 11 January, 2016

Trump taunts Cruz over the fact he was born in Canada
# Smackdown
# Smackdown

Trump taunts Cruz over the fact he was born in Canada

Jan 11th 2016, 9:55 AM 13,909 Views 17 Comments

He told him he’s “not a natural born citizen”.

# canada - Monday 4 January, 2016

Canada to investigate why six-year-old Muslim boy is listed as travel risk
# Canada
# Canada

Canada to investigate why six-year-old Muslim boy is listed as travel risk

Jan 4th 2016, 7:36 PM 18,359 Views 55 Comments

The boy and his father were both born in Canada and the boy is forced to go through special security every time they fly.

# canada - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Air Canada turbulence leaves 21 in hospital after 'flight from hell'
# Calgary
# Calgary

Air Canada turbulence leaves 21 in hospital after 'flight from hell'

Dec 31st 2015, 9:33 AM 38,063 Views 21 Comments

A spokesperson for the airline described it as a “very unsettling experience” for the passengers.

# canada - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, have arrived in Canada
# Warm Welcome
# Warm Welcome

Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, who drowned off the coast of Turkey, have arrived in Canada

Dec 29th 2015, 7:37 PM 12,224 Views 63 Comments

Alan’s uncle Mohammed and his wife and children hope to make a new live for themselves in Canada.

# canada - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Canada's Prime Minister even makes cutting a birthday cake look slick
# Justice Trudeau
# Justice Trudeau

Canada's Prime Minister even makes cutting a birthday cake look slick

Dec 26th 2015, 2:42 PM 23,408 Views 36 Comments

Justin Trudeau turned 44 yesterday.

# canada - Friday 18 December, 2015

This guy live-tweeted his 8 hour long customer service call from hell
# While On Hold
From The Daily Edge
# While On Hold

This guy live-tweeted his 8 hour long customer service call from hell

Dec 18th 2015, 8:05 AM 5,719 Views 6 Comments

He was on hold from 3.30pm to 11pm. HOW.