Feb 19, 2016

Canada standardizing Arctic people's writings

There are 60,000 Inuit in Canada’s far north who use nine different writing forms and speak at least as many dialects. Starting Friday, linguists and Inuit regional representatives will meet in Ottawa to try to decide on a common alphabet for Arctic indigenous peoples. ...

Canada's Trudeau visits aboriginal town after deadly shooting

Jan 30, 2016

Canada's Trudeau visits aboriginal town after deadly shooting

Residents of the remote Canadian town of La Loche, having softened frozen cemetery ground with bonfires, prepared to bury their loved ones as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived on Friday at the site of Canada’s worst mass shooting in a decade. Trudeau’s visit comes ...

Canadian town reels after shooting left four dead

Jan 24, 2016

Canadian town reels after shooting left four dead

The remote, northern Canadian community where a shooter killed four people and injured seven on Friday has long struggled under the weight of poverty, high suicide rates and disadvantages that most of the country can hardly imagine. The isolated town of La Loche, in ...

Canada gunman kills four  in worst shooting since ’89

Jan 23, 2016

Canada gunman kills four in worst shooting since ’89

In Canada’s worst school violence in 26 years, four people were killed in a shooting in a remote part of Saskatchewan on Friday, police said. A male suspect was arrested. Officials have not given a motivation for the shooting, which also injured several people ...

Canada excluded from anti-Islamic State coalition meeting

Jan 20, 2016

Canada excluded from anti-Islamic State coalition meeting

Canada has been excluded from a meeting of defense ministers in Paris this week to discuss the fight against Islamic State militants. The apparent snub follows new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s vow that he would remove the country’s six fighter jets from the ...