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Tibetan-Canadian student politician, Uyghur rights activists come under attack by Chinese students in Canada  National Post

This comes amid concern over Beijing's attempts to extend influence into Canada, aided by some of the thousands of Chinese citizens attending universities ...

National Post
Canada is not the world’s ‘moral leader.’ Just look at our newest scandal.  The Washington Post

Andray Domise is a Toronto-based writer and contributing editor to Maclean's magazine. Last week, the New York Times's Nicholas Kristof penned a glowing ...

The Washington Post
A volunteer's $325 saga leads to change at one of Canada's biggest charities  CBC.ca

Garth Mallett's determination to discover what happened after donations he collected for Diabetes Canada disappeared has raised questions about charities ...

CBC.ca
Spirited away: Canadian thieves steal more than $9,000 in iceberg water  The Guardian

Police investigate a case of 30000 litres of valuable iceberg water – intended for vodka production.

The Guardian
Warren Buffet's company takes new stake in Canada's Suncor  CBC.ca

Billionaire Warren Buffett's company has taken a new stake in Canadian firm Suncor Energy and trimmed its huge Apple stake. Berkshire Hathaway Inc. filed a ...

CBC.ca
Opinion: Building a pipeline is for Canada's collective good  Edmonton Journal

As governments in Canada dither and bicker about building an oil pipeline, ordinary Canadians are suffering, their voice unheard or, worse, ignored.

Edmonton Journal
Canadian cities dominate ranking of biggest real estate price swings  Yahoo News

Canada dominates a list of North American cities were booming real estate markets have pushed prices 50 per cent higher in the last five years.

Yahoo News
What did Chris Evans do to Canada?  The Boston Globe

An unflattering photo of the “Captain America” actor triggered a (good natured) social media exchange.

The Boston Globe
Indigenous Banking A Bright Spot For Canada's Big Banks  HuffPost Canada

Deposits and loan demand are at record highs, and the type of business being done is becoming more sophisticated.

HuffPost Canada
Canada quietly moves to resolve steel spat with Mexico  CBC News

Finance Minister Bill Morneau has quietly reversed a controversial decision to slap a surtax on two types of Mexican steel imports. The NAFTA partner vigorously ...

CBC News
Canada avoids world's top players in opening round of Davis Cup  TSN

MADRID — Canada has avoided a confrontation with any of the current top eight singles players in the world in the opening round of the inaugural Davis Cup ...

TSN
Oh, the things they're saying about Canada's housing markets  The Globe and Mail

Most of the chatter among economists and housing officials relates to Vancouver's slump, but other cities are flashing warning signs, too, for a variety of reasons.

The Globe and Mail
Canada edges U.S. to tie Rivalry Series  TSN

TORONTO — Jamie Lee Rattray and Marie-Philip Poulin had a goal and an assist apiece as the Canadian women's hockey team edged the arch-rival U.S. 4-3 ...

TSN
Refugee chocolatier announces plans to ‘give back’ to Canada, hire 50 refugees by 2022  Global News

Tareq Hadhad, the entrepreneur behind Peace by Chocolate, says it's to "give back" to the communities that assisted his family's arrival in Canada.

Global News
GM details benefits it will offer Canadian union workers at Oshawa  Detroit Free Press

GM Canada has asked the Canadian autoworkers union to start a discussion with workers at Oshawa Assembly about benefits GM is prepared to offer.

Detroit Free Press
Canada's cyber security agency says it responds to thousands of 'incidents' on government networks — but no actual attacks  National Post

Canada's foreign signals intelligence agency says government networks have weathered a lot of cyber security “incidents” but no successful attacks in the last ...

National Post
Why I’m Scared About What’s Happening In Canada Right Now  Chatelaine

I'm scared about what's happening in Canada. When Donald Trump was elected in 2016, many of us Canadians wagged our fingers smugly at our southern ...

Chatelaine
Canada closes Haiti embassy as violent protests trap Quebec tourists  CP24 Toronto's Breaking News

Canada closed its embassy in Haiti Thursday amid violent street protests that have trapped dozens of Canadians in the Caribbean country.

CP24 Toronto's Breaking News
Yellow Vest movement gaining momentum in Canada  CBC.ca

The yellow vest protest movement is gaining momentum in Canada, but some are concerned that its message is being hijacked by conspiracy theorists and the ...

CBC.ca
Truck convoy leaves Alberta for Ottawa Thursday: ‘This is about uniting Canada’  Global News

A group called United We Roll is driving from Red Deer to Ottawa to show support for pipelines and opposition to federal bills C-48 and C-69.

Global News
Team P.E.I. excited to get to Alberta for Canada Games  The Guardian

After years of hard work, Island athletes, coaches and managers are en route to Red Deer, Alta., for the Canada Games. Georgia Fraser, a 15-year-old Souris ...

The Guardian
Why a criminal case in Canada is roiling Justin Trudeau’s government  The Washington Post

The most serious political scandal to hit Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government veered into new and potentially damaging territory on Tuesday when the ...

The Washington Post
Magnitude 2.0 earthquake hits upstate New York, Canada  PIX11 New York

NEW YORK — A magnitude 2.0 earthquake hit areas in upstate New York and Canada on Wednesday, according to officials. The following distances and ...

PIX11 New York
People in Canada are participating in a Hair Freezing Contest in -22°C weather, and the pictures will make you shiver  INSIDER

The competition, now in its eighth year, has no set dates — people can take part whenever the weather is cold enough for their hair to freeze (which is usually ...

INSIDER
Tiny homes-maker under investigation by Canada Border Services, police: sources  CTV News

Following allegations that an Ontario-based tiny homes seller scammed dozens of customers in Canada and the U.S. out of hundreds of thousands of dollars, ...

CTV News
U.S. teens are defying parents to get vaccines. Here are the rules in Canada  Global News

The kids of anti-vaxxer parents are looking for ways to get vaccinations against their parents' wishes as measles outbreaks are becoming more common around ...

Global News
The Bank of Canada might not be done hiking just yet  BNNBloomberg.ca

Investors wagering that the Bank of Canada is ready to throw in the towel on its tightening cycle are setting themselves up for disappointment, say market ...

BNNBloomberg.ca
Justice or Vengeance? How Canada Deals With Terrible Crimes  The New York Times

Cruel and unusual, or just and fair? That was among the questions facing judges in two provinces before they sentenced two men on Friday for some of the most ...

The New York Times
Telus warns of 'material' risk if Canada bars Huawei from 5G  BNNBloomberg.ca

Telus Corp. (T.TO) is warning of “material” fallout if the federal government ultimately decides to ban Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. from Canada's 5G wireless ...

BNNBloomberg.ca
Meet the National Gallery of Canada's new director: 'What's good for art is good for Canada and for the world'  Ottawa Citizen

Suda, who comes to the National Gallery from the Art Gallery of Ontario, takes over from Marc Mayer.

Ottawa Citizen
After another human foot washes ashore in Canada, officials ask for help  WSB Atlanta

Human feet have been eerily washing up on shorelines across Canada's westernmost province for over a decade.

WSB Atlanta
Canadian dollar hits 3-week low after weak domestic and U.S. data  The Globe and Mail

The Canadian dollar fell to its lowest in nearly three weeks against the greenback on Thursday, pressured by domestic data showing a surprise drop in factory ...

The Globe and Mail
Canada's Shapovalov books quarter-final spot in Rotterdam  CBC.ca

Canada's Denis Shapovalov is off to the quarter-finals of the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament after a 6-4, 6-3 win over Czech veteran Tomas Berdych on ...

CBC.ca
B.C. commits to being 1st province in Canada to put UNDRIP into legislation  CBC.ca

The B.C. government says it will introduce legislation to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (UNDRIP), among plans ...

CBC.ca
The essential cost guide to becoming a cannabis micro-cultivator in Canada  The GrowthOp

Want to become a micro-cultivator? How much will it cost and what roadblocks should be expected on the way to growing cannabis on a smaller scale?

The GrowthOp
How much do you know about Canada's 3 territories?  CBC.ca

Practically everyone who lives in Canada's three territories has heard these types of questions before: Do you live in an igloo? Is it dark all the time? Are there ...

CBC.ca
Canada's forests actually emit more carbon than they absorb — despite what you've heard on Facebook  CBC.ca

You might have heard that Canada's forests are an immense carbon sink, sucking up all sorts of CO2 — more than we produce — so we don't have to worry ...

CBC.ca
GAMEDAY: The Rivalry Series Between US and Canada Continues Tonight in Toronto  USA Hockey

The 2019 U.S. Women's National Team will continue play in the 2019 Rivalry Series tonight (Feb. 14) at 7 p.m. ET in Toronto, Ontario, at Scotiabank Arena, ...

USA Hockey
Woman guilty of terror charges for Canadian Tire attack sentenced to 7 years in prison  CBC.ca

A woman convicted of terror charges for attacking workers at a Canadian Tire store in Toronto was sentenced to seven years in prison on Thursday after a judge ...

CBC.ca
Canada extends application period for Post-Graduation Work Permits, drops valid study permit requirement  Canada Immigration News

International students hoping to remain in Canada on a Post-Graduation Work Permit now have six months to apply once they obtain their notice of graduation ...

Canada Immigration News
At least 30 Canadians treated in Mexico at risk of potentially deadly infection  CTV News

The Public Health Agency of Canada says at least 30 Canadians who had surgery at a clinic in Tijuana, Mexico are at risk of potentially deadly infection.

CTV News
'I broke no laws there': Canadian ISIS fighter wants help to return home  CTV News

An Ontario man who spent four years fighting for ISIS and used social media to recruit others now wants to return home with the help of the Canadian ...

CTV News
Douglas Todd: Why populism hasn't come to (English) Canada. Yet  Vancouver Sun

English Canada is perhaps the only place left in the Western world where almost all right-wing politicians fear being accused of racism for suggesting ...

Vancouver Sun
Canadian election observers arrive in Ukraine amid fears of Russian meddling  CBC.ca

The first waves of Canadian election monitors have arrived in Ukraine, as fears rise over Russian meddling in the March 31 presidential ballot.

CBC.ca
Vancouver ranked the worst city in Canada for a single person to buy a home  Vancouver Is Awesome

A study released by property website Zoocasa February 14 has revealed the best and worst Canadian cities to buy a home on a single person's income.

Vancouver Is Awesome
Severe winter weather hammers much of Canada  The Globe and Mail

Most of Canada was walloped Tuesday by severe winter weather ranging from an extreme freeze in Alberta to an ice storm blasting its way through Southern ...

The Globe and Mail
Ford F-150 recall: 221,000 trucks in Canada at risk of downshifting without warning  Global News

Ford Motor Co. said on Wednesday it was recalling about 221,000 F-150 pickup trucks in Canada due to a potential transmission downshift issue that could ...

Global News
One of Canada's best: Earth Sciences prof named 3M Teaching Fellow  Dal News

Transformation. Inspiration. Dedication. A lot can happen inside of a great classroom. But for Anne-Marie Ryan, it all starts with conversation. “It's creating ...

Dal News
Change.Org Petition Asks U.S. To Sell Montana To Canada To Get Rid Of National Debt  HuffPost Canada

It looks like some Americans are starting to take their national debt into their own hands. A rather hilarious change.org petition is asking the U.S. government to ...

HuffPost Canada
Partnership announced to support research into Canada's first zero carbon building  KitchenerToday.com

eleven-x Inc., Wilfrid Laurier University and the University of Waterloo have partnered to support the groundbreaking evolv1 initiative. evolv1, located at the ...

KitchenerToday.com
United States beats Canada to open Rivalry Series  Sportsnet.ca

Alex Rigsby made 33 saves and Hilary Knight scored as the United States earned a 1-0 victory over Canada on Tuesday in the opener of a three-game Rivalry ...

Sportsnet.ca
One of Canada's most 'in demand' comics coming to the Sault  SooToday.com

Tickets for Derek Seguin at Soo Blaster are $20 in advance.

SooToday.com
Canadian driver Stroll excited as new F1 team unveils car for upcoming season  CBC.ca

Canadian Formula One driver Lance Stroll joined teammate Sergio Perez on stage today for the official launch of the new SportPesa Racing Point F1 Team.

CBC.ca
Trudeau’s Commitment to Indigenous Groups Tested by Minister’s Resignation  The New York Times

Jody Wilson-Raybould, the former justice minister, seemed a symbol of the Trudeau government's promise to improve life for Canada's Indigenous people.

The New York Times
Technology poised to disrupt Canada's mortgage lending industry, experts say  CBC.ca

Sometime in the near future, the majority of mortgage applications in Canada will be completed online or with a chatbot, mortgage expert Rob McLister predicts.

CBC.ca
Canada’s Air Force is losing too many experienced pilots — and the clock is ticking  Global News

OTTAWA — A shortage of experienced pilots is forcing the Royal Canadian Air Force to walk a delicate line between keeping enough seasoned aviators ...

Global News
VIDEO: Canada's Flair Airlines unveils new livery  Flightglobal

Canadian ultra-low-cost startup Flair Airlines has unveiled a new brand and new aircraft livery, updates that come as the still-new discounter continues ...

Flightglobal
Shortage of sailors causing a headache for the Royal Canadian Navy  The Globe and Mail

The revelation follows similar concerns from the Royal Canadian Air Force about the difficult choices it is facing thanks to a shortage of experienced pilots.

The Globe and Mail
Canopy Growth Earnings Miss Some Estimates As Canada Pot Market Share Seen Strong  Investor's Business Daily

Canopy Growth reported third-quarter earnings that missed some estimates. Canopy Growth stock and most other marijuana stocks fell.

Investor's Business Daily
Canada’s top prosecutor insists her office is independent  Maclean's

Kathleen Roussel: 'I am confident that our prosecutors ... exercise their discretion independently and free from any political or partisan consideration.'

Maclean's
CANADA'S SEXIEST CITY: Which cities love sex toys more?  Toronto Sun

WATCH ABOVE to find out who is the sexiest city in Canada according to a new survey ranking metropolises based on sex toy purchase!What do YOU think?

Toronto Sun
Arrests in Terror Plot Raise Questions About Canada’s Refugee Embrace  The New York Times

The police offered few details about what they called a terrorist bomb plot, or about the two men, one a Syrian refugee, whom they said had planned it.

The New York Times
How infrastructure could build Canada's clean economy  Policy Options

There's an opportunity to fight climate change that is literally all around us. It's the road you took to get where you are. It could be the building where you're sitting ...

Policy Options
Why experts say Canada should follow Australia’s lead on China in wake of Huawei crisis  Toronto Star

VANCOUVER—Canada should not be afraid to follow Australia's lead in standing up to Beijing in policy and practice, say experts who have analyzed foreign ...

Toronto Star
Canada’s Promising Data Center Market  Commercial Property Executive

ROOT Data Center President & CEO AJ Byers makes the case for a sometimes overlooked market and shares insights into company strategy.

Commercial Property Executive
Amazon Prime extends 1-day delivery service to 13 more Canadian towns, cities  Global News

Amazon Canada has extended its free Prime 1-day delivery *service* to 13 cities and towns across Canada.

Global News
Canada's 'Feminist' Foreign Aid Is a Fraud  The Nation

Women's empowerment is never just an economic issue; it's always a political issue, too.

The Nation
Canada's economy added 67,000 jobs in January  CBC.ca

The country saw a rush of 66,800 net new jobs in January in a gain fuelled by a hiring surge in the private sector, Statistics Canada said Friday. The agency's ...

CBC.ca
Canada’s unprecedented trust gap: Who will build the bridge for a country divided?  The Globe and Mail

50 per cent of Canadian respondents feel the system is failing them, and only 34 per cent believe they and their families will be better off in five years' time.

The Globe and Mail
'It was just too much': Air Canada passenger frustrated after waiting nearly 7 hours on tarmac  CBC News

An Oakville, Ont., resident on a flight to B.C. says he's frustrated Air Canada didn't clearly give passengers their options while the plane was stuck on the tarmac ...

CBC News
Canadian universities face credit risk if China restricts students travelling to Canada, report says  CBC.ca

The University of B.C.'s is among the universities exposed to credit risk because of political tensions between Canada and China, according to a new report.

CBC.ca
Canadian's death sentence leaves Beijing and Ottawa trapped in a crisis  CNN

Hong Kong (CNN) There's no easy way out in the darkening diplomatic feud between China and Canada over the detention of a Huawei executive -- even as a ...

CNN
The Planned Plunder Behind Canada's Support of the Coup  Venezuelanalysis.com

Yves Engler looks at the resource-hungry MNC's pushing the Canadian government's aggressive attempts to oust Maduro.

Venezuelanalysis.com
Canada GDP Contracted 0.1% in November  Wall Street Journal

The Canadian economy contracted slightly in November, matching market expectations, as the wholesale trade and manufacturing sectors declined.

Wall Street Journal
Canada’s economy may soon endure something it hasn’t faced in 68 years, according to BCA  Financial Post

Canada's economy may soon endure something it hasn't faced in 68 years: A recession without the U.S. in the same boat. That's the view of Jim Mylonas, global ...

Financial Post
Canopy expected to capture biggest share of Canadian pot market  BNNBloomberg.ca

Canopy Growth Corp. (WEED.TO) probably outsold all its competitors in the first two and a half months of recreational pot sales in Canada, analysts say, ...

BNNBloomberg.ca
Teranet House Price Index Shows Western Canada's Big-City Housing Becoming A Rough Investment  HuffPost Canada

The latest edition of the Teranet house price index doesn't have much good news for Canadian homeowners wondering what's happening to the value of their ...

HuffPost Canada
Canada needs to toughen short selling rules to weed out abuse, market watchers say  CBC News

Canada needs to crack down on a certain type of short selling, because a growing number of bad apples are abusing the system for everyone, market watchers ...

CBC News
U.S. PhRMA's fight to prevent lower Canadian drug prices  CBC.ca

The powerful U.S. pharmaceutical lobby group PhRMA has joined in the fight to stop Canada's drug price reforms that were supposed to come into force last ...

CBC.ca
How Canada's racial data gaps can be hazardous to your health  The Globe and Mail

Canada lags far behind other countries in tracking how ethnicity affects the labour market, the justice system and health care. What are policy-makers missing?

The Globe and Mail
Canada's Best Employers 2019  Forbes

Labor markets across the globe have been tight in recent months, and Canada's has been no exception. The nation's unemployment rate has dropped to 5.6%, ...

Forbes
Mystery illness sees Canada halve its Cuba embassy staff  BBC News

Canada will cut its embassy staff in Cuba by up to half after a mystery illness affected another person there, authorities in Ottawa have said. Medical testing after ...

BBC News
Canada's Petro Paralysis, Diagnosed  TheTyee.ca

Three books show how bitumen blocks democratic solutions to our climate crisis.

TheTyee.ca
Flawed system: Canada’s family reunification program comes under fire  Global News

People are criticizing an Immigration and Citizenship Canada program that allows for parents and grandparents to be reunited with Canadian citizens and ...

Global News
U.S. steel tariff 'boondoggle' offers more exclusions to China than Canada  CBC.ca

If the Trump administration's tariff policy is meant to target unfair Chinese trade, it sure has a funny way of going about it. So far, the U.S. Commerce Department ...

CBC.ca
Unaffordable Housing Is Hurting Canada's Job Market  HuffPost Canada

A lack of affordable housing is holding back worker mobility, the Bank of Canada says.

HuffPost Canada
Canada's Answer to Tesla Is a $15,500 Electric Three-Wheeler  Bloomberg

It's all-electric like a Tesla. It's priced like a Ford Fiesta. It's one of the oddest-looking vehicles you've ever seen -- and it may just redefine the commuter car.

Bloomberg
Dollarama officially opens an online store in Canada  CTV News

Dollarama officially opened its online store in Canada, which allows customers to buy a number of their products in bulk.

CTV News
Canada’s new food guide shifts toward plant-based diets at expense of meat, dairy  The Globe and Mail

With the release of a new Canada's Food Guide, Ottawa has dramatically overhauled the advice it gives to Canadians on how to eat, including an explicit ...

The Globe and Mail
Canada’s next NAFTA ‘charm offensive’ won’t look like the last one  Maclean's

Canada's pro-trade pressure campaign used to target mainly Republicans. With Democrats in control of the House, that now needs to change.

Maclean's
 

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Canada (Canadian French: [kanadɑ]) is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres (3.85 million square miles), making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Canada's southern border with the United States is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, many near the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.Various indigenous peoples have inhabited what is now Canada for thousands of years prior to European colonization. Beginning in the 16th century, British and French expeditions explored, and later settled, along the Atlantic coast. As a consequence of various armed conflicts, France ceded nearly all of its colonies in North America in 1763. In 1867, with the union of three British North American colonies through Confederation, Canada was formed as a federal dominion of four provinces. This began an accretion of provinces and territories and a process of increasing autonomy from the United Kingdom. This widening autonomy was highlighted by the Statute of Westminster of 1931 and culminated in the Canada Act of 1982, which severed the vestiges of legal dependence on the British parliament.Canada is a parliamentary democracy and a constitutional monarchy, with Queen Elizabeth II being the head of state. The country is a realm within the Commonwealth of Nations, a member of the Francophonie and officially bilingual at the federal level. It ranks among the highest in international measurements of government transparency, civil liberties, quality of life, economic freedom, and education. It is one of the world's most ethnically diverse and multicultural nations, the product of large-scale immigration from many other countries. Canada's long and complex relationship with the United States has had a significant impact on its economy and culture.A developed country, Canada has the fifteenth-highest nominal per capita income globally as well as the twelfth-highest ranking in the Human Development Index. Its advanced economy is the tenth-largest in the world, relying chiefly upon its abundant natural resources and well-developed international trade networks. Canada is part of several major international and intergovernmental institutions or groupings including the United Nations, the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, the G7 (formerly G8), the Group of Ten, the G20, the North American Free Trade Agreement and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum.