Stories tagged: Canada
Mon., April 17, 2017, 8:44 a.m.
Almost out of nowhere, Canada has become one of the fastest growing economies in the developed world.
UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government introduced legislation Thursday to let adults possess 30 grams of marijuana in public – a measure that would make Canada the largest developed country …
Sun., April 9, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
More than 20,000 people, most of them Canadians, attended a solemn ceremony Sunday to commemorate a World War I battle in northern France that remains indelibly etched on Canada’s national …
Mon., March 27, 2017, 10:10 a.m.
The frenzy surrounding Canada’s marijuana market intensified Monday after a report the government will unveil plans to legalize sales for recreational use in April.
Thu., March 23, 2017
Studies show that skilled immigrants increase productivity, create jobs and spark entrepreneurship.
UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017, 4:49 p.m.
A Canadian school teacher who encourages hope and acts of kindness in an isolated corner of Quebec won a $1 million prize Sunday in what has become one of the …
Mon., March 13, 2017, 7:50 p.m.
Canadians with cystic fibrosis survive about 10 years longer than Americans with the same genetic disease, according to startling new research that raises questions about how to improve care.
Wed., March 8, 2017, 2:24 p.m.
Freddie Freeman was born and raised in Southern California and blossomed into a star with the Atlanta Braves. Starting this week, he’s proudly playing in World Baseball Classic. For Canada …
Sat., March 4, 2017, 11:33 a.m.
Canada is enforcing border laws and is willing to put more resources in place to deal with the influx of asylum-seekers from the United States, federal Public Safety Minister Ralph …
Wed., March 1, 2017, 12:09 p.m.
Tiny tubes and filaments in some Canadian rock appear to be the oldest known fossils, giving new support to some ideas about how life began, a new study says. The …
Mon., Feb. 27, 2017, 6:10 p.m.
Police are preparing for protests when President Donald Trump’s two oldest sons officially open a new Trump International Hotel and Tower in Vancouver on Tuesday, and the U.S. consulate is …
UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 23, 2017, 6:11 p.m.
Oil-sands investments in Western Canada that gobbled tens of billions of dollars over the past decade are proving an Achilles heel for some of the world’s biggest energy producers.
Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 4:27 p.m.
After he was denied asylum in the U.S., Seidu Mohammed’s fear of being deported to his native Ghana, where he believes he’d be killed or jailed, became so great that …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 13, 2017, 8:45 p.m.
WASHINGTON – A political odd couple, President Donald Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resolutely played up their similarities at their first meeting Monday, even as obvious differences lurked …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 8 a.m.
President Donald Trump has an anemic approval rating in the United States – 54 percent of Americans disapprove of his job performance, according to a recent Gallup poll. But that’s …
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017, 6 a.m.
Canada’s national parks, celebrating their 150th anniversary this year, are rolling out the welcome mats by offering free entry.
Thu., Feb. 9, 2017, 4:02 a.m.
Police arrested 15 men from Oregon, Washington and Canada during a one-week undercover sex trafficking operation.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017, 7:09 p.m.
A French Canadian suspect known for his far-right, nationalist views was charged Monday with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder in the shooting rampage at …
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a message for refugees rejected by U.S. President Donald Trump: Canada will welcome you.
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 7:09 a.m.
Canada’s government will consider bilateral trade measures during renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement, a sign it could potentially move ahead at least in part without Mexico.
Mon., Jan. 16, 2017, 10:34 a.m.
Washington’s two Democratic senators are being criticized for their votes against a proposal aimed at making it easier to import inexpensive prescription drugs from Canada. The
Sun., Jan. 15, 2017, 4:46 p.m.
State wildlife biologists have captured 32 members of a herd of bighorn sheep that live both in Montana and Canada and given them health checkups.
Fri., Jan. 13, 2017, 6:37 a.m.
The biggest risk to Canada’s economic outlook is likely the U.S. president-elect. Economists, and policy makers, are predicting Canada’s economy will finally emerge from two years of oil-shock pain to …
Wed., Jan. 11, 2017, 6:01 p.m.
VICTORIA, British Columbia – British Columbia on Wednesday approved the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline from the Alberta oil sands that would allow oil exports to Asia. British …
Mon., Jan. 9, 2017, 8:26 a.m.
General Motors will move production of its revamped GMC Terrain to Mexico from Canada and expand production of the Ontario plant’s Chevrolet Equinox, reflecting the growing popularity of compact sport …
Mon., Dec. 19, 2016, 8:39 p.m.
Officials in Canada called Monday for the unconditional release of a Canadian man and his American wife after a new video appeared to show them begging their governments to intervene …
Tue., Dec. 13, 2016, 9:24 a.m.
Canada should allow people aged 18 and up to buy recreational marijuana through a wide range of retail options, according to a government-commissioned report that lays out groundwork for legalizing …
Mon., Dec. 12, 2016, 2:19 p.m.
Two shots of bitter cold air blast into the Lower 48 this week. In some areas, temperatures will drop more than 30 degrees below normal with punishing wind chills well …
Fri., Dec. 9, 2016, 5:40 a.m.
The surge of capital into Canada’s nascent marijuana industry has sent stock prices soaring – and brought warnings it’s a bubble that could soon burst.
Thu., Dec. 8, 2016, 10:45 a.m.
Airbus Group won a C$2.4 billion ($1.8 billion) contract with the Canadian government to replace its search-and-rescue planes, beating out Leonardo-Finmeccanica and Embraer for the deal.