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Raising voter fears helped Trudeau to victory in Canada

10 October, 2019 9:54 pm 9:54 pm

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau pulled off a second consecutive election win on Monday with a late change in tactics designed to scare progressive voters who showed signs of abandoning Liberal candidates, four Liberal campaign sources said. As polls indicated he could lose, Trudeau ditched his “sunny ways” persona that had swept … Read More


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Saudi crown prince’s plane given to PM not called back from Canada to NY:...

10 October, 2019 4:50 pm 4:50 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – A government spokesman has categorically dismissed as utter fabrication a report published in a weekly magazine that the special plane given by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman to facilitate Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit was called back by him from Canada to New York. In a statement, the spokesman said … Read More


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Hurricane Dorian hits Canada’s city of Halifax

09 September, 2019 12:31 pm 12:31 pm

WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – After raking the Outer Banks of North Carolina on Friday, Hurricane hit Halifax, the city of Canada on Sunday. According to the foreign media, Hundreds of thousands of people are without power in Nova Scotia as Dorian made landfall. Dorian arrived on Canada’s Atlantic coast Saturday with heavy rain and powerful … Read More


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China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei execut...

08 August, 2019 2:38 am 2:38 am

OTTAWA (Reuters) – China’s embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering “gross difficulties,” and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou. Relations have been icy since Meng was detained in Vancouver last December on a US warrant. China has since charged two Canadians with spying and … Read More


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Chinese embassy tells Canada to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs

08 August, 2019 3:47 am 3:47 am

OTTAWA (Reuters) – China’s embassy in Ottawa warned Canada on Sunday to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs a day after the country issued a joint statement with the European Union in defence of the “fundamental right of assembly” for Hong Kong citizens. Hundreds of thousands of anti-government protesters rallied peacefully in Hong Kong on … Read More


Capital One says information of over 100 million individuals in US, Canada ...

07 July, 2019 7:06 pm 7:06 pm

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Capital One Financial Corp (COF.N) said that personal information including names and addresses of about 100 million individuals in the United States and 6 million people in Canada were obtained by a hacker who has been arrested. The suspect, a 33-year-old former Seattle technology company software engineer identified as Paige Thompson, made … Read More


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Afridi smashes match-winning 81 in T20 match

07 July, 2019 6:23 pm 6:23 pm

BRAMPTON (92 News) – Pakistani cricketer Shahid Afridi rolled back the years as he smashed a blistering half-century for Brampton Wolves in their Global T20 Canada fixture against Edmonton Royals. After his tremendous performance, Shahid Afridi once again reminded the world why he earned the nickname of “Boom Boom”. Afridi, who represented Pakistan in 27 … Read More


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Dino-mite! Raptors win Canada’s first NBA championship

06 June, 2019 2:35 pm 2:35 pm

OAKLAND, Calif. (Reuters) – The Toronto Raptors delivered Canada its first NBA title with a 114-110 victory over the two-time defending champion Golden State Warriors on Thursday that set off a country-wide celebration. With a nation hanging on their every shot, Canada’s only NBA team put the finishing touches to a remarkable 4-2 series upset … Read More


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US lifts tariffs on Canadian, Mexican metals in boost for trade pact

05 May, 2019 8:33 am 8:33 am

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States struck deals to lift tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Canada and Mexico, the three governments said, removing a major obstacle to legislative approval of a new North American trade pact. The separate agreements, which will not impose US quotas on Canadian and Mexican metals shipments, will also … Read More


Canada

Canada gets a league of its own with CPL launch

05 May, 2019 12:07 pm 12:07 pm

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada played in one World Cup, in Mexico in 1986, failed to win a game, did not score a goal and never returned to soccer’s global showpiece tournament. In what was a bit of notoriety, Canada made their way to Mexico without the resources generated by a domestic professional league — players. … Read More


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‘Avengers: Endgame’ on pace to crack $300 million in US and Can...

04 April, 2019 11:16 am 11:16 am

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Marvel superhero spectacle “Avengers: Endgame” hauled in a record $60 million at US and Canadian box offices  and distributor Walt Disney Co “cautiously” predicted an unprecedented $300 million weekend debut. That would smash the current opening-weekend domestic record of $258 million, set a year ago by predecessor “Avengers: Infinity War.” “As … Read More


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Canadian capital Ottawa, Montreal brace for heavy flooding

04 April, 2019 9:48 am 9:48 am

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada’s capital city of Ottawa readied for heavy flooding as rains were set to further engorge the swollen Ottawa River, while Montreal declared a state of emergency as it too braced for an inundation of flood waters. Ottawa officials told reporters  that they now expect waters to rise about half a meter … Read More


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Amid cries of ‘traitor,’ Canada’s Trudeau set for ugly el...

01 January, 2019 11:05 pm 11:05 pm

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who swept to power on a wave of optimism in 2015, is set for an ugly reelection campaign this October, judging by exchanges with voters in public town halls this month where he was grilled on topics ranging from immigration to housing affordability. Opinion polls show his … Read More


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Coming to Canada ‘worth the risk,’ says Saudi teen refugee

01 January, 2019 12:45 pm 12:45 pm

TORONTO (Reuters) – Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun plans to pursue an education, get a job and “live a normal life” in Canada – things she said she could not do in her home of Saudi Arabia, which she fled fearing for her life, she told Canadian media on Monday. Being in Canada is “a very good … Read More


Canada says 13 citizens detained in China since Huawei CFO arrest

01 January, 2019 8:15 am 8:15 am

TORONTO (Reuters) – Canada said on Thursday that 13 of its citizens have been detained in China since Huawei Technologies Co Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was arrested last month in Vancouver at the request of the United States. “At least” eight of those 13 have since been released, a Canadian government statement said, without … Read More