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Fairfax bids $300 million for Toys R Us’s Canada business

Canada’s Fairfax Financial Holding has placed a bid of $300 million to buy Toys R Us’s Canadian operations in bankruptcy.


Canadian alleged serial killer facing 8th murder charge

Canadian alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur is now facing an eighth murder charge – the death of a Sri Lankan man who had not been reported missing.


UPDATED: Sun., April 8, 2018, 10:25 p.m.

Canada town’s arena focus of mourning after bus crash kills 15

The people of the small town of Humboldt, Saskatchewan, grieved at their hockey arena Sunday, mourning the deaths of 15 people when a semi-trailer slammed into the bus carrying the …


UPDATED: Fri., March 23, 2018, 1:32 p.m.

Peru’s new president vows to tackle endemic corruption

Peru’s new President Martin Vizcarra promised to fight corruption head on as he took power Friday and vowed to heal the bitter wounds left by a vote-buying scandal that abruptly …


Canada proposes tightening controls on gun sales

Gun retailers in Canada would be required to keep records of firearms inventory and sales for at least 20 years under government legislation introduced Tuesday by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s …


UPDATED: Thu., March 15, 2018, 4:52 p.m.

Trump wrongly insists U.S. has trade deficit with Canada

President Donald Trump continues to insist the United States has a trade deficit with Canada, following news reports that he claimed at a fundraiser about talking trade with the country’s …


UPDATED: Sat., March 10, 2018, 9:39 p.m.

Thousands march to protest Canada pipeline expansion project

Thousands of demonstrators marched Saturday to speak out against a pipeline expansion project that would nearly triple the flow of oil from Canada’s tar sands to the Pacific Coast.


UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 6:48 p.m.

Eleven nations sign Pacific trade pact as U.S. plans tariffs

Trade ministers from 11 Pacific Rim countries signed a sweeping free trade agreement Thursday to streamline trade and slash tariffs on the same day that President Donald Trump was expected …


UPDATED: Thu., March 8, 2018, 9:57 p.m.

Trump orders stiff trade tariffs, unaffected by grim warnings

Unswayed by Republican warnings of a trade war, President Donald Trump ordered steep new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports to the U.S. on Thursday, vowing to fight back against …


UPDATED: Wed., March 7, 2018, 5:49 p.m.

Mexico, Canada and others may be exempted from US tariffs

The White House said Wednesday that Mexico, Canada and other countries may be spared from President Donald Trump’s planned steel and aluminum tariffs under national security “carve-outs,” a move that …


Trump links tariff relief for Canada, Mexico to NAFTA talks

President Donald Trump said Monday that North American neighbors Canada and Mexico will get no relief from his new tariffs on steel and aluminum imports unless a “new and fair” …


Unexpected victim may have revealed Canadian serial killer

Some of the known and suspected victims of alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur fit a pattern: people on the margins of Canadian society whose disappearance attracted little attention. But then …


Canadian police charge alleged killer with another murder

Canadian police charged an alleged serial killer on Friday with another murder, bringing the total to six.


U.S. curlers to compete for Olympic gold after upsetting Canada

The United States men’s curling team will play for a gold medal against Sweden after knocking out their Canadian opponents 5-3 in a tense semifinals showdown. The U.S. win was …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 6:13 p.m.

Commentary: How the U.S. women’s hockey team turned courage into gold

And that, as much as anything that happened between the blue lines late Wednesday night at Gangneung Hockey Center, is why the next time USA Hockey pays homage to Olympic …


U.S. women beat Canada in Olympic hockey; Gisin tops Shiffrin

The United States’ women’s hockey team beat Canada 3-2 on Thursday in a gold-medal game that claimed a spot among the Olympics’ most thrilling moments in recent memory.


Once again, U.S. will meet Canada for women’s hockey gold

The United States will play for a gold medal in women’s hockey for the third straight Olympics.


Canada gets skating gold, American Anderson wins slopestyle

Canada skated to the gold it had been dreaming about for four years. American Jamie Anderson got another to match the one she won in Sochi.


Canadian PM Trudeau talks up friendship, ties with L.A. mayor

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau posed for a selfie with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and talked up ties between their two countries Saturday, the last day of his three-day …


Trudeau meets with California leaders on trade, health care

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau picked up promises of investments and jobs during his first official visit to San Francisco, where he promoted Canada as a destination for California technology …


Duterte orders halt to purchases of Canada choppers, U.S. arms

The Philippine president on Friday ordered the cancellation of a multimillion-dollar deal to buy 16 helicopters from Canada and said purchases of U.S. arms should also be stopped because of …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 8, 2018, 7:37 p.m.

Toronto police: remains of 6 found in serial killer probe

Police in Toronto have recovered the remains of at least six people from planters on a property connected to alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur, officials said Thursday.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 8:59 p.m.

U.S. says NAFTA talks are progressing very slowly

U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer said Monday talks to rewrite the North American Free Trade Agreement are progressing very slowly.


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 26, 2018, 1:46 p.m.

U.S. trade court rules against Boeing in dispute with Canada

The U.S. International Trade Commission says competition from Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier did not harm Boeing, a big defeat for the U.S. aircraft giant.


Police say Canadian billionaire, wife apparently murdered

Police said Friday they believe Canadian drug-company billionaire businessman Barry Sherman and his wife were both murdered.


UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 11, 2018, 7:47 p.m.

Hopes of NAFTA progress rise as Canada, Mexico eye auto progress

There are signals of a possible breakthrough in one of the biggest sticking points in NAFTA discussions after Canada joined Mexico in indicating room for negotiation in the auto sector.


Court recognizes Native American hunting rights in Canada

The Supreme Court of British Columbia has upheld a Washington state man’s right to hunt in the province by recognizing the traditional hunting grounds of his ancestors.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 29, 2017, 6:43 p.m.

U.S. rallies to 4-3 shootout win over Canada in outdoor game

Brady Tkachuk and Kieffer Bellows found enough traction in the snow to score shootout goals and cap the United States’ 4-3 win over Canada in international hockey’s first outdoor game …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 4:24 p.m.

Canada to buy used Australian jets over new Boeing aircraft

Canada has ditched a plan to buy 18 Super Hornet jet fighters from U.S.-based Boeing and will instead buy 18 used F-18 fighters from Australia.


Not real news: A look at what didn’t happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week.