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Eastern Ontario rail blockade still in place as provincial police keep watch

TYENDINAGA MOHAWK TERRITORY, Ont. — Members of the Mohawk First Nation are…

  • Feb 15, 2020

Ukraine’s president vows to end war, invites Trump to Kyiv

MUNICH — Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy vowed Saturday to end the separatist…

China sees big drop in new virus cases; France reports death

BEIJING — China reported 143 virus deaths and a dip in new…

  • Feb 15, 2020

Canada joins other nations pressing Iran for compensation to Ukranian jetliner victims

MUNICH — Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne says he and his counterparts…

  • Feb 15, 2020

U.S. and Taliban agree to truce, way forward in Afghanistan

MUNICH — The United States and the Taliban have agreed to a…

Coronavirus infections reach over 66,000 and death toll tops 1,500 in China

BEIJING —Infections with the virus that causes COVID-19 have reached 66,492 in…

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Judge sentences Chinese national to 6 months in jail after Mar-a-Lago incident

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. —Before County Judge Mark Eissey sentenced Jing Lu…

Police arrest married couple accused of being ‘money mules’ in CRA scam

Investigators have charged an Ontario-based married couple they say acted as “money…

Grand jury investigators are ‘dead serious’ about revealing sexual abuse cover-ups among Jehovah’s Witnesses

PHILADELPHIA —Brian Chase listened carefully from his Tucson, Ariz., home last July…

‘It’s incredible luck’: Two tourists survive being run over by Porsche in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. —Two tourists had just arrived from Norway and spent…

Auditor general to scrutinize government’s $187B infrastructure program

OTTAWA — The Trudeau government’s massive $187-billion infrastructure program will be scrutinized…

No prison time for heartbroken 74-year-old bank robber

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. —A 74-year-old bank robber, still mourning his dead wife,…

No mechanical defects on train that derailed in Saskatchewan: report

The Transportation Safety Board says its investigators have not found any mechanical…

A list of major civil disobedience events in recent Canadian history

VANCOUVER — Protesters around the country have blocked rail lines and used…

Scheer says pipeline protests ‘illegal,’ tells Trudeau to order RCMP enforcement

OTTAWA — It is time for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to order…

Canada doesn’t tell police what to do, Trudeau says of rail blockades

MUNICH — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he has no plans to…

‘Valuable life lesson:’ Woman arrested for anti-Indigenous comments apologizes

THE PAS, Man. — A woman arrested in northern Manitoba for online…

Industry, passengers left stranded as anti-pipeline blockades shut rail service

Blockades set up by anti-pipeline protesters have forced Canadian National Railway Co.…