Apr 2, 2016

Possible second Viking settlement discovered in Canada

Archaeologists using satellite imagery said Friday they have discovered what is believed to be the second Viking settlement in North America on the southwest tip of Canada’s Newfoundland province. Experts tracked down the site on the island’s Point Rosee peninsula and began excavating it ...

Ex-minister among seven killed in Quebec plane crash amid wind alert

Mar 30, 2016

Ex-minister among seven killed in Quebec plane crash amid wind alert

A small plane crashed Tuesday off an island in eastern Quebec, killing seven people, Quebec provincial police said. Among those killed was former federal Cabinet minister and political commentator Jean Lapierre. Other members of his family were also believed to be among the victims. ...

Former star CBC radio host acquitted of sexual assault

Mar 25, 2016

Former star CBC radio host acquitted of sexual assault

A judge on Thursday found a former Canadian Broadcasting Corp. radio host not guilty of sexual assault in a case that sparked a nationwide conversation about consent and sexual harassment. Jian Ghomeshi had faced four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking ...

Trudeau sees no flood of Americans to Canada if Trump wins

Mar 12, 2016

Trudeau sees no flood of Americans to Canada if Trump wins

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday joked that he is not expecting an influx of unhappy Americans across the border if firebrand Republican Donald Trump becomes president. As Trump’s popularity builds in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, Internet search providers have ...

Canada meets delayed deadline to take in 25,000 Syrian refugees

Feb 29, 2016

Canada meets delayed deadline to take in 25,000 Syrian refugees

Canada has met a self-imposed deadline to accept 25,000 Syrian refugees fleeing their country’s civil war, officials said, fulfilling a campaign promise by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister John McCallum tweeted after a charter flight carrying refugees touched down in ...

Discover the cosmopolitan vibe of Toronto

Feb 27, 2016

Discover the cosmopolitan vibe of Toronto

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Grab your toque (what Canadians call a wool hat) and get your game face on if you’re heading for the NBA All-Star Game in the 6ix —a term coined by rapper Drake, Toronto’s unofficial ambassador, for his hometown. The 6ix, referring to the city’s ...

Feb 20, 2016

U.S., Canada book tickets to Rio

Striker Alex Morgan scored a hat trick as the United States booked a place in the Rio Olympic women’s soccer tournament with a 5-0 demolition of Trinidad and Tobago in a semifinal at the CONCACAF qualifying tournament in Houston on Friday. Canada, boosted by ...