Jul 19, 2015

Japan beats Canada in Pacific Nations Cup opener

Japan beat Canada 20-6 in its Pacific Nations Cup opener behind the goal kicking of captain Ayumu Goromaru on Saturday. Goromaru, filling in as skipper for Michael Leitch, had a personal haul of 15 points through five penalties. Yoshikazu Fujita scored the lone try ...

Jul 16, 2015

Northern Canada proposes potential Arctic oil pipeline

Canada’s provincial Northwest Territories government has been talking to pipeline companies about shipping crude oil through the Arctic, according to the territory’s minister in charge of resource development. David Ramsay, the territory’s minister of industry, and N.W.T. Premier Bob McLeod, have been touting the ...

Western Canada wildfires worsen amid heat, drought, lightening

Jul 14, 2015

Western Canada wildfires worsen amid heat, drought, lightening

Warm, dry weather over the weekend sparked more wildfires in Saskatchewan, while lightning ignited more fires in British Columbia, officials said Monday. Thousands of people have been evacuated because of the hundreds of fires burning across Canada’s western provinces and the thick smoke they ...

Canada is now less hospitable for U.S. war resisters

Jul 13, 2015

Canada is now less hospitable for U.S. war resisters

When U.S. Army Sgt. Patrick Hart decided a decade ago that he would not serve in the war in Iraq, he expected to follow the same path as thousands of American war resisters during the Vietnam era and take refuge across the border. But ...

Jul 11, 2015

Suspect charged in Canada for plotting 'IS-inspired attacks'

A man was arrested and charged in British Columbia Friday after allegedly posting material supporting the Islamic State group and calling for killings in the name of jihad, officials said. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said 33-year-old Othman Ayed Hamdan of Fort St John, ...

Jul 9, 2015

Joni Mitchell making 'remarkable progress' towards recovery

Folk legend Joni Mitchell is making “remarkable progress” towards an expected full recovery three months after being rushed to the hospital, her lawyer said in comments released Wednesday. The assessment came as a judge in Los Angeles extended a conservatorship over Mitchell, noting that ...

Jun 30, 2015

Man in prison for dismemberment joins dating site

A Canadian man sentenced to life in prison for killing and dismembering his lover and mailing the body parts to schools and political parties has joined a matchmaking website for inmates. Luka Magnotta’s profile was posted Sunday on Canadian Inmates Connect Inc., a website ...