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Canada’s refugee road: a lifeline for some, a political headache for others

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Mohammed Al-Hashemi had been in the United States for two months when his phone rang. There was no caller ID. “I can take you straight to Canada,” said the man, before warning: “It may cost you a lot of money.” “I tol...

Canada’s attempt to phase out open-pen salmon farms faces setback

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Canada’s effort to phase out open-pen salmon farms has hit a roadblock after a federal judge said farmers had been blindsided by a government order to shut down. Federal court judge Elizabeth Heneghan ruled earlier th...

Canada’s ‘maple syrup heist’ thief must repay millions for sweet stolen goods

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Richard Vallières’s plan to make millions of dollars was deceptively simple: secretly drain the province of Quebec’s strategic maple syrup reserve and then sell the illicit product. But the Quebec man’s daring theft f...

End of an era as Canada’s oldest ‘prairie castle’ to be dismantled

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For nearly 125 jare, a wooden grain elevator towered over the town of Elva, visible from miles away and distinguishing the community as an economic hub in the Canadian Prairies. The structure endured frigid cold, bea...

Delays hamper Canada’s bid to resettle Ukrainians fleeing war

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Canada has promised to resettle an “unlimited” number of displaced Ukrainians, and officials in country’s Prairie region want to be the first choice for those fleeing Russia’s invasion. But despite strong public suppo...

Winter Paralympics: Canada’s Brian McKeever wins record 16th career gold

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Brian McKeever was already a Winter Paralympics legend for Canada, but he sealed it on Saturday morning with a third gold of these Beijing Games, his 16th career gold and 20th Paralympics medal overall. The 42-year-ol...

Canada’s wild pigs threaten ‘absolute destruction’ if left unchecked

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The Canadian city of Edmonton may soon be hogtied with a problem that it won’t be able to barbecue its way out of. Wild pigs have been spreading across central Alberta’s prairies and if left unchecked, could soon find...

‘A knot in my stomach’: Canada’s Ukrainian community shaken by Russia invasion

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News of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has shaken members of Canada’s Ukrainian community, the largest diaspora population outside of Ukraine and Russia. “I have a knot in my stomach. I can only imagine what it’s like f...

5G en QAnon: hoe samesweringsteoretici Kanada se teen-entstof-vragmotorbetoging bestuur het

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Duisende betogers het Kanada se ysige hoofstad al dae lank suksesvol beset, en sê hulle beplan om so lank te bly as wat dit neem om die land se entstofvereistes te stuit. Die brutale besetting van Ottawa c...

Lessons from Concacaf qualifying: US insecurity in the cold and Canada’s surge

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The wound from the failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup is still raw, elite sport is a business of marginal gains and the USMNT is often forced to play road games in heat, humidity and at altitude. But the choice...

Canada’s Covid protests highlight rise of rightwing populist movements

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Days of protests against pandemic policies and a deep rift within Canada’s conservative movement have highlighted the growing power of rightwing populist movements in the country. Op Dinsdag, retail stores and vaccine...

Trudeau says Conservatives stoking fear over Canada’s trucker vaccine mandate

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Justin Trudeau has accused Canada’s conservative politicians of stoking fear that Covid-19 vaccine mandates for cross-border truck drivers are exacerbating supply chain disruptions and fueling inflation. The United St...

Canada’s Prince Andrew high school announces plan to change name

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A Canadian high school named after the Duke of York has announced plans to rename itself, in an attempt to distance itself from the growing controversy surrounding the Queen’s second son. The principal of Prince Andre...

Die rugbyligaklub wat Kanada se hoofstad verruil het vir 'n dorp in Cornwall

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Tot verlede week, Hemel Hempstead, Ottawa en Penryn het baie min in gemeen gehad. Nou is hulle verenig deur daardie mees onwaarskynlike konsep: 'n derde afdeling rugbyspan. Dit is die vreemdste van stories. In September ...

Canada’s Catholic bishops apologise for abuses in residential schools

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High-ranking Catholic bishops in Canada have officially apologised for their role in the country’s notorious residential school system for the first time, after refusing to do so for years despite public pressure. Th ...

Canada’s opposition leader concedes defeat after Trudeau victory – video

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Canada's opposition leader, Erin O’Toole, conceded defeat early on Tuesday, despite his Conservative party leading in the national popular vote.O’Toole's centrist campaign failed to persuade enough voters to toss out ...

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