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Young adults face high risk of COVID-19 infections in Canada

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Young adults are driving the new cases of COVID-19 higher in Canada, health authorities said Sunday, warning of serious health consequences and suggesting strict...
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Court rules Canada’s refugee agreement with U.S. unconstitutional

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Canada's Federal Court ruled on Wednesday that the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) which allows Canada to send some refugee claimants back to the...
Black Lives Matter - Toronto co-founder Sandy Hudson (centre) with Jordan Monroe (left) and Pascale Diverlus (right) outside Toronto police headquarters at a protest in 2016. Photo by Paige Gallette

Canadian protesters, officials denounce racial discrimination, police brutality

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Several Canadian cities have seen protests, some of which involved elements of violence, following massive protests across the United States over the death of...
A staff member (R) hands a face mask to a customer at the entrance of a Longo's in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, on May 4, 2020. Some provinces in Canada on Monday started easing some of their COVID-19 restrictions following a weekend over which thousands more cases were identified and hundreds more deaths reported. As of Monday afternoon, Canada recorded 60,650 COVID-19 cases, including 3,842 deaths, after the country had implemented lockdown measures against the COVID-19 pandemic for almost two months, according to a CTV News tally. Global COVID-19 deaths surpassed 250,000 on Monday afternoon, reaching 250,134 as of 4:40 p.m. (2040 GMT), according to the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

Several Canadian provinces start loosening COVID-19 lockdown restrictions

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Some provinces in Canada on Monday started easing some of their COVID-19 restrictions following a weekend over which thousands more cases were identified and...
A man wearing a face mask looks at screens displaying the Ontario government's messages on COVID-19 at Yonge-Dundas Square in Toronto, Canada, on April 9, 2020. Canada could see 22,580 to 31,850 COVID-19 cases and 500 to 700 deaths by April 16, the Public Health Agency of Canada said Thursday. (Photo by Zou Zheng/Xinhua)

Canadian businesses, services in slow restart amid COVID-19 crisis

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by Christopher Guly While efforts are being made to contain the COVIVD-19 epidemic in Canada, there is also serious consideration of resuming...
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Canada lockdown on Easter Sunday as COVID-19 death toll rises

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For the first time in Canada's 152-year history, Easter Sunday, the most important holy day and significant holiday in the mainly Christian country, was...
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Canadian parliament passes massive COVID-19 relief bill for businesses in rare sitting

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by Christopher Guly The Canadian Parliament passed on Saturday what Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called the country's most significant economic program since...
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Survey shows 34 percent Canadians worry about rent, mortgage payment due to COVID-19

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At least 34 percent of Canadians are worried about missing a rent or mortgage payment this month because of the impact of COVID-19, according...
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Trudeau self-isolates as his wife being tested for COVID-19

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is opting to self-isolate and work at home until receiving the results of his wife's test for the COVID-19,...
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Canada to stop paying for British royal couple’s security costs

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The Canadian government will stop paying for British Prince Harry and his wife Meghan's security costs soon, according to CBC Thursday. In...

Canadian cruise ship passenger tests negative for coronavirus

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A Canadian who returned to Canada Friday after being aboard a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship in Japan has tested negative for the illness while under...
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Rail blockades continue in Canada despite calls for dialogue

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by Christopher Guly After nearly two weeks of rail blockades against a proposed Canadian natural gas pipeline on Wet'suwet'en First Nation land, a glimmer of...

Derailed train catches fire in Canada

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A freight train derailed in Saskatchewan province of Canada and residents are being evacuated from the area Thursday morning, according to CTV. ...

Abducted Canadian Confirmed Dead in Burkina Faso

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A Canadian man kidnapped in Burkina Faso Tuesday night has been killed, said Canada's CTV on Thursday. Kirk Woodman, a geologist working for the Vancouver-based...

A Canadian Man Reported Missing in Burkina Faso

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A Canadian man was kidnapped in Burkina Faso in West Africa Tuesday night, CTV reported Wednesday. The Canadian man, identified as Kirk Woodman, was abducted...
Canada's Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau gives his victory speech after the federal election, in Montreal early Oct. 20, 2015. The Liberal party defeated Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives in the general elections on Monday, according to the preliminary results published by the Elections Canada early Tuesday. (Xinhua/Mico Smiljanic)

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Reorganises His Ministers

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced a cabinet reshuffle Monday morning after one of his key ministers resigned last week. Trudeau tapped two rookies and...
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Canadian elementary school carbon monoxide leak renders 43 hospitalized

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A total of 43 Canadians, including 35 children and eight adults, are hospitalized Monday due to a carbon monoxide leak in an elementary school...

Saudi Woman Seeks Refuge in Canada

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The young Saudi woman who has been granted asylum after fleeing from her reported abusive family arrived in Canada's Toronto Saturday morning, local media...
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Canada’s Unemployment Rate Stabilized at 5.6 Percent for December

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Canada saw its jobless rate stay at 5.6 percent in December with a growth of 9,300 net new jobs, according to Statistics Canada on...
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Canada respects DPRK’s nuclear trail suspension

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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau Saturday welcomed the Democratic People's Republic of Korea's (DPRK) decision to suspend all nuclear testing as a move in...
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Canadian fertility doctor in trouble for using his own sperm

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A Canadian fertility doctor may face a class action lawsuit in which he is accused of using his own sperm to inseminate 11 of...
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Canadian government introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

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The Canadian government unveiled legislation on Thursday to legalize marijuana. The legislation would make it legal for Canadians who are at least...

Canada unveils commemorative banknote for its 150th birthday

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The Bank of Canada on Friday unveiled a commemorative 10-Canadian-dollar banknote to mark the 150th anniversary of the country. Bank of Canada...
IDOMENI, May 24, 2016 (Xinhua) -- Refugees of Idomeni camp wait to be bused to other destinations at the border of Greece and Macedonia, May 24, 2016. The Greek government has stepped up efforts to gradually evacuate refugees from the squalid makeshift refugee camp of Idomeni at the border of Greece and Macedonia, an official told Xinhua, as people were bused to other destinations on Tuesday. (Xinhua/Yannis Kolesidis/AMNA/pool)

Canada to accept 1,200 refugees, mainly Yazidis

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Canada is to welcome some 1,200 refugees who were vulnerable for the persecution by the Islamic State this year, said the country's Immigration Minister...

Canadian uncertainty over Trump’s planned “tweaking” of trade agreement

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Canadian anxiety over Donald Trump's plan to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) was somewhat lessened by the U.S. President's comments on...
Canada's Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau gives his victory speech after the federal election, in Montreal early Oct. 20, 2015. The Liberal party defeated Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives in the general elections on Monday, according to the preliminary results published by the Elections Canada early Tuesday. (Xinhua/Mico Smiljanic)

Trudeau’s Washington visit to focus on trade, refugees

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In Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's eyes, the new president of the neighboring United States, Donald Trump, is "a businessman, gets along well with...
Canada's Liberal party leader Justin Trudeau gives his victory speech after the federal election, in Montreal early Oct. 20, 2015. The Liberal party defeated Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservatives in the general elections on Monday, according to the preliminary results published by the Elections Canada early Tuesday. (Xinhua/Mico Smiljanic)

Canada’s PM Trudeau urged to denounce, respond to Trump’s travel ban in U.S.

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Canada is not among the seven countries identified in U.S. President Donald Trump's travel ban, but opposition politicians and human-rights groups here want Prime...
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Canada Expresses Concern Over South Africa’s Withdrawal From The ICC

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The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, today issued the following statement: “Canada is deeply troubled by South Africa’s announcement that it has submitted...
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Parties in DR Congo asked to pursue dialogue to solve political deadlock

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The Honourable Stéphane Dion, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today issued the following...
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Canada’s Marie-Claude Bibeau to visit Africa

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The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced that she will visit three African countries in late August. The Minister will...