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Facing An Uncertain Future In Trump’s America, Refugees Flee U.S. For Canada

Canadian police said on Monday they had bolstered their presence at the Quebec border and that border authorities had created a temporary refugee center to process a growing number of asylum seekers crossing from the United States. Last month, 452 people made claims in Quebec compared with 137 in January 2016, the agency said.

February 21, 2017
Canada, Mosque Attack

Canadian PM Says Mosque Shooting A ‘Terrorist Attack On Muslims’

Six people were killed and eight wounded when gunmen opened fire at a Quebec City mosque during Sunday night prayers, in what Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a “terrorist attack on Muslims.” Police said two suspects had been arrested, but gave no details about them or what prompted the attack.

January 30, 2017

WATCH: Canadians Chant ‘Four More Years’ to President Obama

Stephen Colbert turned his focus on the “Three Amigos” North American summit last night, mocking the awkward three-way handshake between President Obama, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and highlighting the Canadian parliaments heartfelt farewell to Obama.

July 1, 2016
(L-R) Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama walk together at the National Gallery of Canada at the start of the North American Leaders' Summit in Ottawa, Canada, June 29, 2016. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

‘Three Amigos’ North American Summit Presents A United Front

This partnership will see our countries stand side by side as we work toward the common goal of a North America that is competitive, that encourages clean growth, and that protects our shared environment now and for generations to come,” pronounced summit host, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

June 30, 2016
Smoke and flames from the wildfires erupt behind a car on the highway near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, May 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Blinch TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Canada Officials Start To Get A Handle On Largest Wildfire

An Alberta government statement issued on Saturday night said the fire had consumed 500,000 acres — an area the size of Mexico City — and would continue to grow. Fort McMurray is the center of Canada’s oil sands region.

May 8, 2016
People wait at a roadblock as smoke rises from wildfires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, May 6, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Wattie

Canada Wildfire Explodes In Size, Approaches Oil Sands Project

Firefighting officials said the inferno, propelled northeast towards neighboring Saskatchewan by high winds and fueled by tinder-dry forests, was set to double in size to 740,000 acres — almost twice the size of Houston — by the end of Saturday. Fort McMurray is the center of Canada’s oil sands region.

May 7, 2016
U.S. President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau stand together during arrival ceremony at the White House in Washington

Obama Welcomes Trudeau, Celebrates Thaw In U.S.-Canada Relations

Trudeau’s official visit will be capped by a state dinner on Thursday, making him the first Canadian leader to be granted that honor since 1997.

March 10, 2016

Amid State Dinner Glamor, A Serious Agenda For Obama-Trudeau Talks

Justin Turdeau to attend a state dinner Thursday, becoming the first Canadian leader to do so since 1997.

March 7, 2016

Trump Says He Wanted To Punch A Protester — Canada’s Leader Once Actually Did

Can’t America do better than just a leader who only wants to do that? Believe it or not, there is an example — up in Canada.

February 23, 2016

Canada To End Bombing Missions In Iraq And Syria

Trudeau: “We were guided by our desire to do what we could do best to help in the region and to do it in the right way.”

February 8, 2016
Little Mosque on the Prairie ad

Can Sitcoms Erase Bigotry?

Television can erase bigotry, according to a new study.

February 8, 2016

Meet Canada’s Very Own Donald Trump

It’s not often that Canadian businessmen make comments bombastic enough to garner attention in the American news cycle, but Kevin O’Leary is determined to change that.

January 14, 2016

Obama To Welcome Canada’s Trudeau For Official Visit March 10

“The visit will be an opportunity for the United States and Canada to deepen their bilateral relationship, which is one of the closest and most extensive in the world,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest said in a statement.

December 28, 2015
A depot used to store pipes for Transcanada Corp's planned Keystone XL oil pipeline is seen in Gascoyne, North Dakota November 14, 2014. REUTERS/Andrew Cullen

Oil Prices And Politics Blur Future Of Keystone XL Pipeline

It’s quickly became a symbol, a political litmus test and a line in the sand.

October 20, 2015

Canada’s Trudeau Topples PM Harper In Shock Election Win

Liberal Party leader: “My friends, we beat fear with hope. We beat cynicism with hard work. We beat negative, divisive politics with a positive vision that brings Canadians together.”

October 20, 2015

Former Canada Envoy To Iran Who Hid Americans In Hostage Crisis Dies

Taylor endangered his own life to help the Americans.

October 15, 2015

With This Statistic, Canada Demonstrates What A Difference Gun Control Can Make

As a country that allows private gun ownership and also has a robust hunting culture, Canada offers a useful point of comparison with the United States.

October 7, 2015

Oh Canada! Four In 10 Americans Want Wall On Northern Border

41 percent of Americans say that if a wall is built along the Mexican border, one should also be erected on the Canadian one.

September 24, 2015
Fishing boats bob along the shore in the waterfront village of Cheticamp.

The Thrifty Traveler: Making The Most Of Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Featuring spectacular scenery that borders on the spiritual, abundant wildlife and jaw-dropping geological formations, a trip to this part of Nova Scotia will make a multitude of memories

August 22, 2015

Is This The Greatest Election Ad Ever Made?

“I told them, ‘I want to push the envelope. I don’t want to go too far, but I want to push the envelope.’ And that’s what we came up with.”

August 12, 2015

Victoria: Off The Beaten Track

Victoria is unofficially the Tearoom Capital of British Columbia (and the Pacific Northwest), and for good reason.

July 16, 2015
Hockey, NHL, Sports, World, Toronto, Canada, Television Replay, Entertainment

NHL’s ‘Situation Room’ Doesn’t Miss Anything, Anywhere

A look inside the NHL’s war room in Toronto which provides quality assurance to the most hard-hitting and fast-paced sport.

April 10, 2015
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Ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Nominated To NHL’s Hall Of Fame Board

Arguably the most well-known Canadian politician in America, ex-Toronto mayor Rob Ford becomes the unlikely face of hockey after his nomination to the board of the Hall of Fame.

April 8, 2015

Stephen Harper’s Petro-State Is Built On Tar Sands

Keystone XL may not be that important to the American economy, but it’s absolutely critical for Canada.

February 25, 2015

Endorse This: Hillary Clinton — Virtuoso Impressionist

Watch Hillary Clinton present an imaginary conversation between Putin and — well, another familiar voice.

January 22, 2015