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When Facebook blocks news, studies show the political risks that follow

Since Meta blocked links to news in Canada last August to avoid paying fees to media companies, right-wing meme producer Jeff Ballingall says he has seen a surge in clicks for his Canada Proud Facebook page

6d ago

Canada warns citizens against all travel to Israel and Gaza

Canada has warned citizens to avoid all travel to Israel, Gaza and the West Bank, upgrading its risk assessment of the region due to the increased threat of attacks on Israeli territory

1w ago

Canada to make contraception for women free

The government will pay for the most widely used methods to avoid pregnancy, such as IUDs, contraceptive pills, hormonal implants or the day after pill, for the nine million Canadian women of reproductive age

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Canada FM confirms halting arms shipments to Israel

Canada will halt all arms shipments to Israel, Foreign Minister Melanie Joly's office confirmed Wednesday, a decision that has drawn the ire of Israeli leaders facing growing international scrutiny over the war in the Gaza Strip

Canada halting arms shipments to Israel: govt sources

Canada is halting its arms shipments to Israel, a Canadian government source told AFP Tuesday

Canada to resume funding UN agency for Palestinians

Canada announced on Friday it will resume funding for the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, more than a month after suspending it in line with about 15 other countries

US, UK, Canada sanction dozens on human rights anniversary

Dozens of alleged human rights abusers around the world face new sanctions Friday under a coordinated action by the United States, Britain and Canada to mark the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Canada's Trudeau apologises after Nazi veteran praised in parliament

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday formally apologized after the speaker of the House of Commons praised a Nazi veteran in the chamber while Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was present

US says it expects India to work with Canada on murder case

The United States made clear on Friday that it expected the Indian government to work with Canada on efforts to investigate the possible involvement of New Delhi agents in the murder of a Canadian citizen in June

Four firefighters die in road crash after battling Canada wildfires

Four firefighters died in a road crash as they headed home from battling wildfires in Canada's westernmost British Columbia province, police said Wednesday

Canada, US worked closely on possible India link to killing of Sikh leader

Canada worked "very closely" with the United States on intelligence that Indian agents had been potentially involved in the murder of a Sikh leader in British Columbia earlier this year, a senior Canadian government source said on Tuesday

Canada's concerned Sikh community urges Ottawa to get tough with India

Canada's Sikh community is hoping Ottawa's shock accusations against India -- that New Delhi may have been involved in the assassination of one of their leaders on Canadian soil -- will be just the first dramatic step taken against alleged "Indian interference"

Canada links India to slaying of Sikh exile, expels intel chief

Canada on Monday accused India's government of involvement in the killing of a Canadian Sikh leader near Vancouver last June, and expelled New Delhi's intelligence chief in Ottawa in retaliation

India rejects 'absurd' Canada accusations over killing

New Delhi on Tuesday rejected "absurd" accusations by the Canadian government that Indian agents were involved in the killing of a Canadian Sikh leader in June

Canada says it suspects India involved in Sikh leader murder

Canada said on Monday that it was "actively pursuing credible allegations" linking Indian government agents to the murder of a Sikh separatist leader in British Columbia in June, dealing a further blow to diplomatic ties between the countries

Shooting at Canada wedding venue leaves 2 dead

Two people were killed and six others wounded late Saturday in a shooting in the parking lot of a reception venue in Ottawa, authorities said

Meta, Google balk as Canada spells out new online news law

Ottawa on Friday spelled out how a new law requiring digital giants to pay publishers for news content will work in practice, including how much it could cost Meta and Google

Canada detects first case of highly mutated coronavirus variant BA.2.86

Canada has detected its first case of coronavirus infection from the highly mutated BA.2.86 variant of Omicron in a person in British Columbia who had not traveled outside the Pacific province, health officials said on Tuesday

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