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‘Prisoner Swap’: China releases two Canadians after Canada frees Huawei executive post deal with US

Tensions between Canada and China seem to be ending, after the release of two Canadians held in China and a Chinese tech executive in Canada. Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, arrested on a US warrant in 2018, left Canada on Friday in a deal with US prosecutors. Hours later it was announced that Michael Spavor and […]

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Mountain goat attack kills grizzly bear in Canadian national park

A grizzly bear found dead in Parks Canada early September was likely killed by the “dagger-like” horns of a mountain goat. The body of the 70 kilogram bear was found by a hiker on September 4, near the Burgess Pass trail in British Columbia. After conducting a necropsy, authorities determined a mountain goat’s horns pierced […]

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Toronto cop gets 3-month demotion for firing and missing unarmed man who back turned

A Toronto police officer who fired her gun at an unarmed man at a parking lot in March 2017 will be demoted for three months, a police tribunal adjudicator has ruled. The bullet never struck that man and no criminal charges were ever laid in the case, which at the time was not covered under […]

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Linda Evangelista: Canadian fashion model files $50 million lawsuit over disfiguring cosmetic treatment

Canadian fashion model Linda Evangelista filed a $50 million lawsuit over cosmetic procedures that she says left her “brutally disfigured”. The supermodel was big in the 1990s on runways and magazines. In an Instagram post she said she had undergone treatment to reduce fat some five years ago. “To my followers who have wondered why […]

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Canada: Man knocks nurse to the ground after she vaccinated wife without his ‘consent’

A man in Canada punched a nurse in the face multiple times, knocking her to the ground after she administered a Covid-19 vaccine to his wife without his permission. On Monday, around 9:15am a man walked into a Brunet Pharmacy in Sherbrooke, a city in southern Quebec, and accused a nurse in her 40s of […]

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Northern Hemisphere wildfires release record amount of carbon emissions

The amount of carbon emitted from severe wildfires that tore across many parts of the Northern Hemisphere this summer broke records, according to data from the European Union’s Copernicus Atmosphere Monitoring Service published Tuesday. Intense blazes, including fires in hotspots in the Mediterranean, North America and Siberia, let off more than 2.7 billion metric tons […]

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Canada Elections: Justin Trudeau to stay in power, but his party falls short of majority

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau won his third term to office. His Liberal Party narrowly won the election, but failed to secure a majority of seats. The Liberals are projected to win 158 seats, short of the 170 seats needed for the majority Mr Trudeau was seeking with his early election call. The Conservatives have […]

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Comedian Norm MacDonald has died aged 61 from cancer

Comedian Norm MacDonald has died at the age of 61 after a nine-year battle with cancer, according to his family and representatives. The Canadian comic was born in Quebec City in 1959 and got his start in Canadian clubs before moving to the US to pursue TV comedy writing. He worked for the Roseanne programme […]

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Canadian man gets crushed to death by his own car at McDonald’s drive-thru

A Canadian man was killed earlier this week after being crushed by his own car in a McDonald’s drive-thru, according to reports. Vancouver authorities have not released the name and age of the victim. The fatal accident occurred at 5:30am on Tuesday as the man was attempting to pay for his food. Police said he […]

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Canada: Justin Trudeau ‘stoned’ during campaign stop

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was hit by gravel stones by protesters during a campaign stop. He was returning to his bus after visiting a brewery when he was struck by small stones. He was not injured. Mr Trudeau called a snap election in mid-August, in the hope of gaining a majority government for his […]

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Canada plans to cull coyotes at Vancouver’s scenic Stanley Park for attacking humans

Canadian authorities are planning a cull of coyotes in British Columbia after a spike of canine attacks. Two children and one man were attacked in Vancouver’s scenic Stanley Park on Tuesday night, bringing the number of attacks recorded in the park to 45. None of the three victims were badly injured, according to the province’s […]

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Mexican teenage boxer dies days after being knocked unconscious during fight in Canada

An 18-year-old Mexican boxer died days after being knocked unconscious during a fight in Canada. Jeanette Zacarias Zapata had to be carried out of the ring on a stretcher after her match in Montreal on Saturday night. The referee had stopped the fight after she received a number of blows from Quebec boxer Marie-Pier Houle […]