Canadian man offers free trip around the world — with a catch

Nov 9, 2014

Canadian man offers free trip around the world — with a catch

A Toronto man is offering a free round-the-world air ticket to the right woman. But restrictions apply. You must be named Elizabeth Gallagher and have a Canadian passport. Jordan Axani, 28, said he and his then-girlfriend, named Elizabeth Gallagher, booked heavily discounted round-the-world air ...

Nov 6, 2014

Canada ends search for missing Kumamoto doctor after she is presumed dead

Canadian police have ended their search for a Japanese woman who went missing in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, late last month, believing she is dead. After a “thorough” police investigation, Atsumi Yoshikubo, from Uto, Kumamoto Prefecture, “is now considered to be a missing person, presumed ...

Canadian warplanes launch first airstrike in Iraq

Nov 3, 2014

Canadian warplanes launch first airstrike in Iraq

Canadian warplanes involved in the U.S.-led bombing campaign against militants in Iraq have launched their first airstrikes since deploying to the region. A statement from Defense Minister Rob Nicholson’s office on Sunday said two fighter jets attacked targets in the vicinity of Fallujah with ...

Nov 1, 2014

Canadian handed life sentence for fatally shooting three Mounties

A man convicted of fatally shooting three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers and wounding two others was given Canada’s harshest prison sentence in more than 50 years. Justin Bourque was sentenced to life in prison with no chance for parole for 75 years by ...

Canada Parliament shooter made video, driven by ideology: police

Oct 27, 2014

Canada Parliament shooter made video, driven by ideology: police

The man who killed a Canadian soldier and attacked the country’s Parliament building last week made a video of himself beforehand, evidence he was driven by ideological and political motives, police said on Sunday. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said in a statement they ...

After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

Oct 25, 2014

After attacks, Canada balances security, openness

Canada treasures its image as an orderly, open society, a place where the seat of government welcomes weekly public yoga sessions on its front lawn beneath a monument called the Peace Tower. That sensibility has been tested by two deadly attacks this past week ...

Oct 24, 2014

Mom of Canada suspect: I cry for victims, not son

The mother of the gunman who carried out the deadly attack on Canada’s seat of government said Thursday that she is crying for the victims of the shooting rampage, not her son. In a brief and tear-filled telephone interview with The Associated Press, Susan ...