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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 border with the United States, stretching some 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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At UN meeting, US, UK and Canada slam China and Pakistan for 'persecuting and repressing' religious minorities

Raising the issue of suppression of religious freedom at the UN, the US, the UK, and Canada on Thursday slammed China and Pakistan for 'persecuting and repressing' their religious minorities.
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Hong Kong braces for fresh protests, Canada stops staff travel to mainland China

Hong Kong is bracing for more anti-government demonstrations and a "stress test" of its international airport this weekend, as protests in the Asian financial hub show no signs of abating and..
Reuters - Published

Videos for Canada

Congressmen Criticize Trump After He Attacks Representative Seth Moulton [Video]Congressmen Criticize Trump After He Attacks Representative Seth Moulton

Democratic Rep Seth Moulton recently dropped out of the 2020 presidential election. President Donald Trump took the news as an opportunity to blame the falling Dow on Moulton. According to Business..

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Trump Blames Congressman Seth Moulton For Dow's Drastic Drop [Video]Trump Blames Congressman Seth Moulton For Dow's Drastic Drop

President Donald Trump tried to blame the Dow’s latest plunge on anyone other than himself. According to Business Insider, he blamed it on the Democratic former presidential candidate Rep. Seth..

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U.S. Justice Ginsburg Treated For Tumors [Video]U.S. Justice Ginsburg Treated For Tumors

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed a three-week course of radiation therapy. This was to treat a cancerous tumor on her pancreas, according to Reuters. The 86-year old justice, who has had..

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Justice Ginsburg Treated For Pancreatic Cancer [Video]Justice Ginsburg Treated For Pancreatic Cancer

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been treated for pancreatic cancer in New York City. This is the 86-year-old liberal icon's fourth bout with cancer, according to CNN. In 1999, she successfully..

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets Treated For Cancer Once Again [Video]Ruth Bader Ginsburg Gets Treated For Cancer Once Again

Court spokeswoman Kathy Arberg confirmed Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had radiation therapy. According to Business Insider, Ginsburg is fighting a cancerous tumor in her pancreas. Doctors..

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Clerk Who Refused Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Is Being Sued [Video]Clerk Who Refused Same-Sex Marriage Licenses Is Being Sued

The county clerk who refused to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples in 2015... ...May be sued for damages by two of those couples, according to Reuters. In a 3-0 decision, the 6th U.S. Circuit..

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Two Republicans, 21 Democrats Are Presidential Hopefuls For 2020 [Video]Two Republicans, 21 Democrats Are Presidential Hopefuls For 2020

The largest group of Democratic presidential candidates in the modern U.S. political era has gotten smaller. Twenty-one rivals now are seeking their party’s 2020 nomination, reports Reuters. This is..

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Lung Disease Linked To Vaping? [Video]Lung Disease Linked To Vaping?

A person in Illinois who vaped has died after being hospitalized with severe respiratory illness. This is amid reports that dozens of people have been sickened with lung problems linked to vaping. The..

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Billionaire David Koch Has Died At 79 [Video]Billionaire David Koch Has Died At 79

Billionaire industrialist David Koch, a major backer of conservative causes and political candidates, has died. Koch was a driving force behind the conglomerate "Koch Industries " and was one of the..

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20% Off Code For Nike Sale Going On Now [Video]20% Off Code For Nike Sale Going On Now

Nike is having a huge clearance sale on sneakers and clothes for men, women, and kids. Now through the 28th, save an extra 20% on sale styles by using the promo code " SAVE20" at checkout. Nike's sale..

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White House Drops Attempt To Cancel Foreign Aid [Video]White House Drops Attempt To Cancel Foreign Aid

The White House has dropped its move forward with a plan to eliminate up to $4 billion in foreign aid funding. This was controversial, as the move forward was without congressional approval, reports..

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Kamala's Health Care Issues Weigh Her Down [Video]Kamala's Health Care Issues Weigh Her Down

Kamala's health care stumbles fuel rough stretch for her campaign, reports Politico. Her health care plan expected to bridge divides and decisively answer doubts about her see-sawing positions. But in..

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Huawi exec detained 'not bargaining chip': Pompeo [Video]Huawi exec detained 'not bargaining chip': Pompeo

During a news conference with Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday in Ottawa said that the Huawai executive detained in Canada was 'not a..

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Harvey Weinstein To Be Arraigned On Monday [Video]Harvey Weinstein To Be Arraigned On Monday

On Thursday, a spokesman for the Manhattan district attorney's office said that Harvey Weinstein will be arraigned on Monday morning. The indictment is in connection with his upcoming criminal trial,..

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Sarah Sanders Joins Fox News [Video]Sarah Sanders Joins Fox News

CNN Business reports that Sarah Sanders has joined Fox News. The former White House press secretary is the third person employed by the Trump administration to join Fox News. On Thursday, the network..

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Bernie Sanders Pushes $16.3 Trillion Green New Deal plan [Video]Bernie Sanders Pushes $16.3 Trillion Green New Deal plan

Bernie Sanders Pushes $16.3 Trillion Green New Deal plan

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Ivanka Trump's Office Moved Out Of White House [Video]Ivanka Trump's Office Moved Out Of White House

According to Business Insider, $250,000 worth of renovations are underway at The White House. But it has sparked concern that asbestos dust could be floating around. White House advisers, including..

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G7 or G5? Trump and Johnson add unpredictability to French summit [Video]G7 or G5? Trump and Johnson add unpredictability to French summit

Brexit Britain's overtures to U.S. President Donald Trump risk complicating the search for common ground this weekend at a G7 summit overshadowed by a trans-Atlantic rift over trade, Iran and climate..

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Donald Trump: It would be appropriate for Russia to rejoin G-7 [Video]Donald Trump: It would be appropriate for Russia to rejoin G-7

President Donald Trump says it would be appropriate for Russia to be readmitted to a group of the world's major industrial nations. President Trump says Russia is often discussed when he and the..

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Study: Hurricanes Force Spiders to Be More Aggressive [Video]Study: Hurricanes Force Spiders to Be More Aggressive

A new study from Canada's McMaster University reveals that spiders may be evolving to become more aggressive. According to Geek.com, extreme weather events may be driving the change. Researchers..

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Epstein Signed Will 2 Days Before Death [Video]Epstein Signed Will 2 Days Before Death

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his death, according to CNN. The New York Post obtained the document that shows the will was signed two days before his death. Epstein was found dead by..

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Pompeo: Release of Iranian tanker 'Unfortunate' [Video]Pompeo: Release of Iranian tanker 'Unfortunate'

The U.S. Secretary of State is a man named Mike Pompeo. Reuters is reporting that Pompeo made a statement that has caught the eye of many officials. Pompeo said on Monday that it was unfortunate an..

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Prince Andrew Releases Statement Regarding Epstein Charges [Video]Prince Andrew Releases Statement Regarding Epstein Charges

Britain's Prince Andrew has said he is "appalled" by the sex abuse claims against his former associate Jeffrey Epstein. The Prince released a statement Monday after footage emerged allegedly showing..

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21 New Cases Of Measles Confirmed [Video]21 New Cases Of Measles Confirmed

The United States recorded 21 new measles cases last week, raising the total number of confirmed cases this year to 1,203. According to Reuters, the escalating numbers seen across 30 states marks the..

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Jeffrey Epstein Reportedly Bought Two Pairs Of Small Women's Panties [Video]Jeffrey Epstein Reportedly Bought Two Pairs Of Small Women's Panties

The Miami Herald recently reported on Jeffrey Epstein’s Palm Beach jail purchase logs. According to Business Insider, he once bought two pairs of small women’s panties from the commissary. They..

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Canadian Consulate suspends travel to China for Hong Kong staff

The Canadian Consulate in Hong Kong said on Friday it has suspended travel to mainland China for local staff, just days after an employee of the city's British Consulate was confirmed to have been..
Reuters - Published

Canadians' message ahead of the election: make life more affordable

Canadians have a message for politicians appearing on their front stoops ahead of Canada's upcoming national election in October: life is getting more expensive.
Reuters - Published

Canada's Freeland to return to Cuba to discuss Venezuelan crisis

Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Thursday she would go to Cuba next week to speak with her counterpart there, Bruno Rodriguez, about ending the political and humanitarian crisis in..
Reuters - Published

Canada opposes Russia's return to G8: Freeland

The Canadian government remains opposed to Russia rejoining the group of leading industrialized nations formerly known as the Group of Eight, a move U.S President Donald Trump has said should be..
Reuters - Published

Pompeo tells Trudeau U.S. focused on release of two Canadians in China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday assured Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau that American officials were working to free two Canadian men who have been held by China since late last..
Reuters - Published

China blames Canada for difficulties in relationship, demands Huawei exec be freed

China's embassy in Canada said on Thursday that bilateral ties were suffering "gross difficulties," and demanded Ottawa free Huawei Technologies Co Ltd Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou.
Reuters - Published

Canada's Trudeau says won't back down in dispute with China, urges restraint in Hong Kong

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said he would not escalate a deepening trade and diplomatic dispute with China but added that his government had no intention of backing down as it..
Reuters - Published

Canada's two main parties tied ahead of October vote, Greens rise: poll

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberals and the main opposition Conservatives are in a statistical tie of voters' preferences, according to a new opinion poll ahead of the Canadian federal..
Reuters - Published

Canada says it will not help 'Jihadi Jack' come to the country

Canadian Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said on Tuesday the government would not help Jack Letts - dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media - come to Canada from the Kurdish prison where he is being..
Reuters - Published

Canada's Trudeau under pressure after Britain revokes citizenship of 'Jihadi Jack'

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came under pressure on Monday from the opposition Conservatives who warned against giving any assistance to Jack Letts - a dual citizen dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by..
Reuters - Published

Pompeo to travel to Ottawa for talks on trade, Venezuela, China

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will travel to Ottawa for a day of meetings with Canadian leaders to discuss bilateral relations, Venezuela's crisis and Canadians detained in China, the State..
Reuters - Published

Islamist fighter stripped of UK citizenship hopes Canada will take him

A Muslim convert who was stripped of his British citizenship after traveling to Syria to fight with Islamic State said on Monday he hoped Canada, where he is a citizen, would take him from the Kurdish..
Reuters - Published

Chinese embassy tells Canada to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs

China's embassy in Ottawa warned Canada on Sunday to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs a day after the country issued a joint statement with the European Union in defense of the "fundamental right of..
Reuters - Published

Canada slams UK decision to 'off-load' Islamist fighter

Canada said on Sunday that Britain's decision to strip Jack Letts - dubbed "Jihadi Jack" by the media - of his British citizenship was an attempt to shift responsibility for what to do with him onto..
Reuters - Published

Trump discusses China's 'wrongful detention' of Canadian citizens in call with Trudeau

U.S. President Donald Trump spoke to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Friday and discussed "the wrongful detention" of two Canadian citizens by China, a White House spokesman said.
Reuters - Published

Trump, Trudeau discussed developments in Hong Kong, Canadians held in China

U.S. President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau discussed the Hong Kong protests and the ongoing detention of two Canadians by the Chinese government, a statement from Trudeau's..
Reuters - Published

Ethics breach plunges Canada's Trudeau back into image crisis ahead of vote

Canadian Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's already tough re-election bid got tougher this week when the country's ethics watchdog delivered a scathing rebuke less than 10 weeks before the October..
Reuters - Published

Top Trudeau ally offers backing as Canada ethics scandal flares back into life

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday won the backing of a key ally in the aftermath of damning ethics report that could hurt the ruling Liberal Party's chances of reelection in October.
Reuters - Published

Canada's Trudeau accepts he breached ethics rules, refuses to apologize

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday accepted a watchdog's report that he breached ethics rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case but refused to apologize, saying he had been..
Reuters - Published

Trudeau reacts to ethics report, says he cannot apologize for standing up for Canadian jobs

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday said he took responsibility for the findings of an ethics report that found he improperly acted to influence a corporate legal case, but he refused..
Reuters - Published

Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke rules, finding could hurt election hopes

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and officials in his government improperly tried to influence a corporate legal case, Canada's top ethics watchdog said on Wednesday in a politically damaging assessment..
Reuters - Published

Top Canada ethics watchdog says Trudeau broke conflict of interest rules

Canada's top ethics watchdog on Wednesday ruled Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his officials had contravened conflict of interest rules by trying to influence a corporate legal case, dealing a blow..
Reuters - Published

Canadian PM Trudeau calls for action as gun violence spikes in Toronto

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Tuesday that a recent spate of gun violence in the country's biggest city Toronto requires a "common sense firearms policy" and called for action.
Reuters - Published

Canada boosts provincial legal aid for asylum claims amid funding disagreement

Canada will allocate a one-time investment of C$26.8 million ($20.2 million) to provincial legal aid for asylum claims to compensate for services "jeopardized" by provincial cuts, Prime Minister Justin..
Reuters - Published

Canadian fugitives suspected in three murders die by suicide: police

Two teenage Canadian fugitives who were the subject of a nationwide manhunt took their own lives with gunshots, police said on Monday following the completion of an autopsy report.
Reuters - Published

Canada's Trudeau extremely concerned about Hong Kong, urges China to be careful

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday said he was very worried about events in Hong Kong, which has a large Canadian population, and urged Chinese authorities to handle the protests there..
Reuters - Published

Canada praises 'grit' of Canadians detained in China

Canada's foreign minister on Friday praised two Canadian men detained in China for their "grit" and "tenacity," as the countries' diplomatic feud entered its eighth month.
Reuters - Published

Canadian right-wing party calls for end to 'official multiculturalism'

An upstart Canadian right-wing political party announced on Friday that "ending official multiculturalism and preserving Canadian values and culture" will be part of its platform for the Canadian..
Reuters - Published

Syria frees Canadian man held since last year

Canadian Kristian Lee Baxter, detained while travelling in Syria last year, was freed on Friday, the second Westerner released by the Syrian government in two weeks with help from neighbouring Lebanon.
Reuters - Published

Canadian man held in Syria is freed in Beirut

A Canadian citizen held in Syria since last year was released in Lebanon on Friday and broke down in tears at a news conference, saying he thought he would be held forever.
Reuters - Published

Lebanon to announce release of Canadian held in Syria: Lebanese official

Lebanon's security chief Abbas Ibrahim will on Friday announce the release of a Canadian who was being held in Syria, an official Lebanese source said.
Reuters - Published

China dispute casts shadow on Canadian election, and on Trudeau

Canada's dispute with China, an economic powerhouse, has been a nagging headache for Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and the feud is showing no signs of going away before his October bid for..
Reuters - Published

Canada's point man in Washington, key Trudeau advisor, resigns

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau unexpectedly announced on Thursday that David MacNaughton, the Canadian ambassador to the United States, who played a pivotal role in the renegotiation of the..
Reuters - Published

Canadian ambassador to leave Washington, D.C. at end of August: Trudeau

David MacNaughton, the Canadian Ambassador to the United States who played a pivotal role in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), will leave Washington at the end of..
Reuters - Published

French farmers damage more offices of Macron MPs over trade deals

French farmers angered by EU trade deals with Canada and Mercosur have protested by damaging offices belonging to lawmakers from President Emmanuel Macron's party, as public discontent against the..
Reuters - Published

Canada police find two bodies believed to be teen fugitives

Canadian police said on Wednesday they found two bodies which they believe are of the teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists in British..
Reuters - Published

Canadian police find evidence of teen fugitives on banks of river

Canadian police said on Tuesday they found "several items directly linked" to two teenage boys charged with killing a university lecturer and suspected in the murders of two tourists.
Reuters - Published

Canada hints at penalties for internet firms that allow child exploitation

Internet companies that do not actively combat the online exploitation of children should face financial consequences, Canada's public safety minister hinted on Tuesday after announcing an increase in..
Reuters - Published

Canada looking closely at U.S. freeze of Venezuelan government assets

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland on Tuesday said Canada was examining the United States' move to freeze all Venezuelan government assets, but stopped short of saying whether Canada would take the..
Reuters - Published

UK's Raab seeks to boost post-Brexit ties with the Americas

British foreign minister Dominic Raab will travel to Canada, the United States and Mexico this week to seek to boost ties with non-European countries ahead of Brexit, his office said.
Reuters - Published

Train derails in Canada's Alberta, causes evacuation

A train derailed in Canada's southern Alberta province on Friday, prompting an evacuation of nearby residents for fear of chemical exposure and disrupting road and highway access, the Alberta..
Reuters - Published

Canadian and Chinese ministers meet amid tensions, pledge to continue talks

Canada's Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland said on Friday that she met her Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, to discuss tensions following Canada's arrest of a Huawei Technologies Co executive in December..
Reuters - Published

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