Canadian diplomat's son dies in Miami drugs shootout

Apr 2, 2015

Canadian diplomat's son dies in Miami drugs shootout

An alleged drug deal gone bad ended in a gun battle that left the teenage son of a Miami-based Canadian diplomat dead and a younger son under arrest. Germano Wabafiyebazu said his 17-year-old son, Jean, was killed Wednesdsay when he went into a house ...

Mar 28, 2015

Takata sued for $1.9 billion in Canada over faulty air bags

Canadian drivers have launched three class action lawsuits against embattled auto parts supplier Takata over defective air bags linked to at least five fatalities worldwide, lawyers confirmed Friday. The plaintiffs are seeking a total of 2.4 billion ($1.9 billion) Canadian dollars for personal injuries, ...

Duhamel, Radford claim pairs gold at worlds

Mar 27, 2015

Duhamel, Radford claim pairs gold at worlds

Canadians Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford completed their perfect season. The pair held off two Chinese teams in the free skate to capture gold in the pairs event on Thursday at the world championships. After a seventh-place finish at the Sochi Games last year, ...

Mar 24, 2015

Topless protestor chased around Canada parliament

A topless woman raged against a proposed anti-terror law in Canada’s parliament Monday, saying it will infringe on civil rights. The woman is a member of the Paris-based radical feminist protest group Femen. She was chased around the public gallery of the House of ...

Mar 24, 2015

Canada to extend anti-Islamic State mission, strike targets in Syria

Canada’s prime minister will announce a one-year extension of its military mission against the Islamic State group and expand it to include airstrikes on targets in Syria, a senior government official said Monday. The official said Prime Minister Stephen Harper will announce the extension ...

Mar 12, 2015

Canadian tourist fatally injured by jumping whale in Mexico

A 35-year-old Canadian woman died from injuries suffered when a surfacing gray whale crashed onto a tourist boat, Mexican authorities said Wednesday. The Baja California Sur state prosecutor’s office said the collision with the whale tossed the victim into the water. Firefighter commander Juan ...

Canada and Kurds disagree over soldier's death in Iraq

Mar 9, 2015

Canada and Kurds disagree over soldier's death in Iraq

The Canadian government and Kurdish officials are publicly disagreeing over the circumstances of a Canadian soldier’s death in a friendly fire incident in Iraq. The death Friday of Sgt. Andrew Joseph Doiron marked Canada’s first casualty as part of the U.S.-led coalition’s war on ...

Mar 8, 2015

China and Canada to grant citizens 10-year visas: Beijing

China and Canada will grant each other’s citizens visas valid for up to 10 years, Beijing’s foreign minister announced Sunday. The agreement, which goes into force on Monday, comes as Western countries increasingly seek Chinese business and investment, and mirrors one with the U.S. ...

Police release video made by gunman before Ottawa attack

Mar 7, 2015

Police release video made by gunman before Ottawa attack

In a video recorded just before his death, the gunman who killed a Canadian soldier and then stormed Parliament last October said he did it because of Canada’s military involvement in Afghanistan and Iraq. Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32, said in a cellphone video that he ...

Canadian church says its leader seized in North Korea

Mar 6, 2015

Canadian church says its leader seized in North Korea

North Korea has detained the head pastor of one of Canada’s largest congregations who went missing during a regular humanitarian mission last month, a church spokeswoman said. The Rev. Hyeon Soo Lim, 60, from the 3,000-member Light Korean Presbyterian Church in Toronto, was last ...