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Xi spat with Trudeau lays bare China's frayed ties with Canada

Chinese President Xi Jinping scolded Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in an on-camera dressing down at the G20 summit, an unusual public spat that could further complicate strained relations between the countries..Video recorded by reporters at the Bali summit for world leaders on We

Canada to drop all Covid travel restrictions from October 1

Canada will drop all Covid-19 restrictions for travelers from October 1, including vaccination and masking requirements for flights and trains, the government said on Monday.

Storm Fiona hammers Canada’s east coast

Powerful storm Fiona yesterday slammed into eastern Canada with hurricane-force winds, blowing over trees and powerlines and leaving

Toronto police kills suspect carrying gun near school

Toronto police shot and killed a man who was walking down a street carrying a gun in a city neighborhood on Thursday afternoon, an incident that prompted five nearby schools to be placed under precautionary lockdowns, city officials said.

Extreme intoxication can be defence in homicide, sexual assault: Canada's Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Canada on Friday ruled that defendants accused of violent crimes such as homicide and sexual assault can use self-induced extreme intoxication as a defense, striking down a federal law supported by women's advocacy groups.

Canadian liquor stores remove Russian vodka from shelves

Canadian liquor stores are removing Russian vodka and other Russian made alcoholic beverages from their shelves in an act of condemnation over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

June 1, 2022
June 1, 2022

British Columbia in Canada to decriminalise some drugs to tackle abuse

Canada will temporarily decriminalise the possession of some illegal drugs like cocaine, MDMA and opioids for personal use by adults in British Columbia (B.C.) to help tackle a burgeoning drug abuse problem in the province, the government said on Tuesday.

May 31, 2022
May 31, 2022

Canada's new law would freeze importing, buying or selling handguns

Canada's government introduced legislation Monday to implement a "national freeze" on the sale and purchase of handguns as part of a gun control package that would also limit magazine capacities and ban some toys that look like guns.

May 27, 2022
May 27, 2022

Toronto police kills suspect carrying gun near school

Toronto police shot and killed a man who was walking down a street carrying a gun in a city neighborhood on Thursday afternoon, an incident that prompted five nearby schools to be placed under precautionary lockdowns, city officials said.

May 14, 2022
May 14, 2022

Extreme intoxication can be defence in homicide, sexual assault: Canada's Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of Canada on Friday ruled that defendants accused of violent crimes such as homicide and sexual assault can use self-induced extreme intoxication as a defense, striking down a federal law supported by women's advocacy groups.

February 26, 2022
February 26, 2022

Canadian liquor stores remove Russian vodka from shelves

Canadian liquor stores are removing Russian vodka and other Russian made alcoholic beverages from their shelves in an act of condemnation over Moscow's invasion of Ukraine.

February 20, 2022
February 20, 2022

Canadian police clear parliament area, arrest dozens of protesters

Canadian police on Saturday used pepper spray and stun grenades, and made dozens of arrests as they cleared demonstrators from the street in front of parliament, where they have been camping for more than three weeks to protest against pandemic restrictions.

February 18, 2022
February 18, 2022

Police begin arresting protesting truckers in Canada's Ottawa

Police began arresting protesters Friday in a bid to break the three-week, traffic-snarling siege of Canada’s capital by hundreds of truckers angry over the country’s Covid-19 restrictions.

February 17, 2022
February 17, 2022

Police deployed in Canadian capital, likely to remove anti-vaccine mandate protesters

Police poured into downtown Ottawa on Thursday in what truckers feared was a prelude to a crackdown on their nearly three-week, street-clogging protest against Canada’s Covid-19 restrictions.

February 16, 2022
February 16, 2022

Canada to open borders for vaccinated travellers as Covid cases decline

Canada will ease entry for fully vaccinated international travelers starting on Feb. 28 as COVID-19 cases decline, allowing a rapid antigen test for travelers instead of a molecular one, officials said on Tuesday.

February 15, 2022
February 15, 2022

Canadian capital's police chief resigns over truckers' protest against mandatory vaccine sanctions

Ottawa police chief Peter Sloly has resigned and will make a public announcement on Tuesday, a Canadian Broadcasting Corp. reporter said, citing sources.