Oct 18, 2014

Son of ex-prime minister testifies at Canada dismemberment trial

The son of former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien and the sister of convicted serial killer Karla Homolka testified on Friday at the murder trial of a Canadian man who has admitted to killing and dismembering a Chinese student in 2012. Canadian Luka Magnotta ...

Canadians set to join air war against Islamic State group in Iraq

Oct 4, 2014

Canadians set to join air war against Islamic State group in Iraq

Canada is poised to join the international coalition launching airstrikes on the Islamic State group in Iraq after Prime Minister Stephen Harper sought parliament’s support Friday. If lawmakers greenlight the action on Monday — as expected — it will be Canada’s first military expedition ...

Sep 20, 2014

U.S. and Canada intercept Russian fighter planes, bombers

Two Russian fighter jets entered a U.S. “air defense identification zone” Wednesday and were intercepted by American F-22 jets near Alaska, military officers said Friday. The incursion was followed by a second incident on Thursday involving two Russian long-range bombers, which flew into Canada’s ...

Canada ratifies China deal that may help smooth relations

Sep 13, 2014

Canada ratifies China deal that may help smooth relations

Canada has finally ratified a foreign investment protection agreement with China after a two-year delay, a step that may help ease tensions between the two countries and smooth the way for a possible visit to China by Prime Minister Stephen Harper. International Trade Minister ...

Canada finds 1840s British explorer ship lost in Arctic

Sep 10, 2014

Canada finds 1840s British explorer ship lost in Arctic

One of two British explorer ships that disappeared in the Arctic nearly 170 years ago has been found, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Tuesday. The HMS Erebus and HMS Terror were last seen in the 1840s. Canada announced in 2008 that it would ...