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Canada: Country in North America
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Its southern and western border with the United States, stretching 8,891 kilometres (5,525 mi), is the world's longest bi-national land border. Canada's capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver.

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NHL to resume virus-interrupted season next month with Stanley Cup tournament in Canada [Video]

NHL to resume virus-interrupted season next month with Stanley Cup tournament in Canada

NHL to resume virus-interrupted season August 1 with Stanley Cup tournament at venues in Toronto and Edmonton

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:40Published
'Friends of India' protest outside Chinese consulate in Vancouver, demand release of detained Canadians in China [Video]

'Friends of India' protest outside Chinese consulate in Vancouver, demand release of detained Canadians in China

'Friends of India' protested against China in Canada's Vancouver on July 04. The protest was held outside Chinese consulate. The protestors demanded the release of detained Canadians in China...

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Carbon monoxide ‘could have incapacitated Sydney Seaplanes pilot’ [Video]

Carbon monoxide ‘could have incapacitated Sydney Seaplanes pilot’

The pilot of a plane which plunged into a bay near Sydney killing five Britons may have had his flying ability impaired by carbon monoxide, investigators have said.British businessman Richard Cousins,..

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge speak to Canadian medical staff to mark Canada Day [Video]

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge speak to Canadian medical staff to mark Canada Day

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have pledged to visit frontline workers in Canada after hearing how they have been battling the coronavirus outbreak.William and Kate held a video call with six..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:54Published
Pamela Anderson offers to help Justin Trudeau become vegan [Video]

Pamela Anderson offers to help Justin Trudeau become vegan

Former 'Baywatch' star Pamela Anderson has offered to help Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau become a vegan.

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Pamela Anderson offers to help Justin Trudeau go vegan [Video]

Pamela Anderson offers to help Justin Trudeau go vegan

Pamela Anderson has offered to help Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau give up meat and dairy and become a vegan - like her.

Credit: Cover Video STUDIO     Duration: 00:46Published
Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively dig deep to aid indigenous leaders in Canada [Video]

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively dig deep to aid indigenous leaders in Canada

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are handing out more summer cash - this time to a leadership initiative for indigenous women in Nova Scotia.

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US's Inability To Tame Pandemic Leaves Travelers Out In The Cold [Video]

US's Inability To Tame Pandemic Leaves Travelers Out In The Cold

CNN reports that due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, US citizens have been shut out of Canada and a slew of nations around the world. The EU is scheduled to open its borders on July 1st...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published
Beyond Meat Drops 10 Percent After Test With McDonald's Ends [Video]

Beyond Meat Drops 10 Percent After Test With McDonald's Ends

CBC reported that McDonald’s ended its Canadian trial of Beyond Meat in April with no plans to continue. According to Business Insider, the plant-based burger dropped as much as 10% because of the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published
Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores [Video]

Walmart removes Mississippi flag from stores

Walmart said it will not display in its stores the flag of the U.S. state of Mississippi, which includes a Confederate flag emblem, and is separately reviewing if items sold on its website in Canada..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:07Published
China starts prosecuting two Canadians held on spying charges [Video]

China starts prosecuting two Canadians held on spying charges

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have been held since December 2018 and not allowed to see a lawyer or family.

Credit: Al Jazeera STUDIO     Duration: 02:38Published
Baloch activists hold anti-Pakistan protest in Canada for human rights violations in Balochistan [Video]

Baloch activists hold anti-Pakistan protest in Canada for human rights violations in Balochistan

Baloch political and human rights activists gathered in Toronto on Sunday to protest against Pakistan and China for gross human rights violations in Balochistan. The protest was held under the aegis of..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:24Published
Japan withdrawing 2023 Women's World Cup bid: Kyodo [Video]

Japan withdrawing 2023 Women's World Cup bid: Kyodo

Japan is withdrawing its bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup according to media reports.

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:31Published
China charges two Canadians with alleged spying [Video]

China charges two Canadians with alleged spying

Chinese prosecutors said on Friday that they have charged two detained Canadians for alleged espionage, in a case that has driven a diplomatic wedge between Ottawa and Beijing. Adam Reed reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published
U.N. Humiliates Trudeau [Video]

U.N. Humiliates Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s bid to get Canada back on the United Nations Security Council was dashed Wednesday. Trudeau was humiliated. The UN dealt a decisive and embarrassing loss to him and..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:29Published
Miracle baby who weighed just 1lb at birth now embracing life [Video]

Miracle baby who weighed just 1lb at birth now embracing life

A baby who was so tiny when she was born three months early that she was dwarfed by her father's hand is now thriving - two years after leaving hospital on her mother's birthday. Struck down by..

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:55Published
"I think that white people should stand up and say racism is wrong" - kids speak on racism [Video]

"I think that white people should stand up and say racism is wrong" - kids speak on racism

North American children share their views on the death of George Floyd and racial equality.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 03:30Published
Brutal arrest of Canadian indigenous chief fuels anti-police unrest [Video]

Brutal arrest of Canadian indigenous chief fuels anti-police unrest

Canadia Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls for an independent investigation after an indigenous chief is beaten by police during arrestView on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published
Huawei CFO's new argument to fight extradition [Video]

Huawei CFO's new argument to fight extradition

Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is raising a new argument in a Canadian court in a bid to fight extradition to the United States on bank fraud charges, court documents released on Monday..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:57Published

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