Feb 28, 2015

Canada worried as a growing number of youths join jihad

Concerned about a growing number of Canadian youths traveling overseas to join jihadis, and lacking an immediate alternative, political leaders have asked parents to keep a more watchful eye on their children for signs of extremism. “These situations are disastrous,” Quebec Premier Philippe Couillard ...

Feb 28, 2015

Canadian bus beheader gets more freedoms

A man who beheaded a fellow passenger aboard a Greyhound bus in Manitoba seven years ago was granted more freedoms Friday and could eventually be moved into a community group home. A decision by the Manitoba Criminal Code Review Board said Vince Li must ...

Feb 24, 2015

Mysterious tunnel found near Canada sports venue

A dirt tunnel has been discovered near a major sporting venue and a university in Toronto, reports said Monday, with Canada on edge over the threat of possible extremist attacks. A municipal worker was walking through woods near York University and the Rexall Center ...

Somalia extremists call for attacks on Western shopping malls

Feb 23, 2015

Somalia extremists call for attacks on Western shopping malls

A video purported to be by Somalia’s al-Qaida-linked rebel group al-Shabab urged Muslims to attack shopping malls in the U.S., Canada, Britain and other Western countries. U.S. authorities said there was “no credible” evidence suggesting a U.S. mall attack was in the works. The ...

Feb 14, 2015

Police foil mall mass-killing plot in Canada

A senior police official said Friday that police foiled a plot by two suspects who were planning on going to a mall and killing as many people as they could before committing suicide on Valentine’s Day in Halifax. The official said the suspects were ...

Canada's top court allows doctor-assisted suicide

Feb 7, 2015

Canada's top court allows doctor-assisted suicide

Canada’s supreme court on Friday unanimously struck down a ban on doctor-assisted suicide for mentally competent adults suffering from incurable diseases, reversing a decision on the books since 1993. The ruling was, however, suspended for one year to allow lawmakers an opportunity to enact ...

Feb 4, 2015

Canada police make Islamic State terror cell arrest

Canadian police made another arrest and are announcing charges against three men related to an Islamic State recruiting terror cell in Ottawa, a senior police official said Tuesday. The official said the case is linked to the arrest of three men in Ottawa last ...

Canada to criminalize public terrorism threats

Jan 31, 2015

Canada to criminalize public terrorism threats

Canada announced a new law Friday that will make it a crime for people to call for a terrorist attack, even if they don’t make a specific threat. The law will also allow anyone suspected of being involved in a terrorist plot to be ...

Jan 30, 2015

Bombardier accused of corruption in S. Korea: report

South Korean prosecutors are accusing Canadian aerospace giant Bombardier of making gifts to local officials in the East Asian country as it pursued a metro contract, Radio-Canada public television reported Thursday. The corruption allegations stem from gifts and free trips to Canada offered to ...