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'Hurricane Hazel,' mayor of Mississauga into her 90's, dies

  • January 29, 2023 11:20 AM EST | APNEWS
 'Hurricane Hazel,' mayor of Mississauga into her 90's, dies

Hazel McCallion, who led one of Canada’s largest cities into her 90′s, has died, leaving behind a legacy of feisty advocacy and more than three decades of nearly unchallenged leadership

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Judge orders Canada to repatriate 4 men held in Syrian camps

Judge orders Canada to repatriate 4 men held in Syrian camps

  • January 20, 2023 07:19 PM EST | APNEWS

A judge has ordered the Canadian government to help bring home four Canadian men being held in Syrian camps

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Police: Canadian bank robbers' goal was to kill cops

Police: Canadian bank robbers' goal was to kill cops

  • January 20, 2023 04:56 PM EST | APNEWS

Canadian police say twin brothers who died in a hail of gunfire last summer outside a British Columbia bank had been planning their attack for years, with a goal to kill as many officers as possible

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Canada finalizes agreement to buy 88 US F-35 fighter jets

Canada finalizes agreement to buy 88 US F-35 fighter jets

  • January 09, 2023 03:36 PM EST | APNEWS

Canada has finalized an agreement with Lockheed Martin Corp. and the United States government to purchase 88 F-35 fighter jets

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Canada tribunal won't block proposed big telecom merger

Canada tribunal won't block proposed big telecom merger

  • December 29, 2022 11:26 PM EST | APNEWS

Canada’s Competition Tribunal has rejected an effort by the country’s competition watchdog to block the proposed merger of Rogers Communications Inc. and Shaw Communications Inc. They are two of Canada's biggest telecommunications companies

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Ian Tyson, half of Ian & Sylvia folk duo, dies at age 89

Ian Tyson, half of Ian & Sylvia folk duo, dies at age 89

  • December 29, 2022 06:35 PM EST | APNEWS

Ian Tyson, the Canadian folk singer who wrote the modern standard “Four Strong Winds” as one half of Ian & Sylvia and helped influence such future superstars as Joni Mitchell and Neil Young, has died at age 89

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Canadiens' Carey Price apologizes for timing of pro-gun post

Canadiens' Carey Price apologizes for timing of pro-gun post

  • December 06, 2022 04:17 PM EST | APNEWS

Canadiens star Carey Price has apologized to people affected by the 1989 Montreal massacre after he made a social media post in support of a firearms rights group in the days leading up to the anniversary of the mass shooting

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Mexican asylum seekers set their sights north — on Canada

Mexican asylum seekers set their sights north — on Canada

  • November 27, 2022 06:34 AM EST | APNEWS

There has been a surge in the number of Mexicans seeking asylum in Canada this year

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Canada’s transport safety agency: plane overshoots runway

Canada’s transport safety agency: plane overshoots runway

  • November 25, 2022 08:01 PM EST | APNEWS

Canada’s transportation safety agency is investigating after a plane overshot the runway at an airport west of Toronto

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