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Trudeau faces ethics probe over vacation on Aga Khan's private island

Canada's ethics watchdog is investigating whether Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated his own conflict of interest rules and federal laws by taking a post-Christmas vacation on a private island...

Trudeau reshuffles cabinet ahead of Trump presidency

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reshuffled his cabinet on Tuesday to prepare for Donald Trump's presidency, according several media reports.

After Afghanistan: protecting journalists in conflict zones

As the nature of warfare changes, so do the risks for journalists who cover war. Many news organizations now hire specialist staff to assess these risks and prepare correspondents for the dangers...

Canadian Navy: mystery object found in Pacific was not nuclear bomb

A mysterious object found by an intrepid diver in Pacific waters off the coast of British Columbia is not a long-lost nuclear bomb, the Royal Canadian Navy said Friday.

EU-Canada summit gets green light despite trade deal setback

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to Brussels for an EU-Canada summit despite resistance in the bloc to a landmark free trade deal with his country.

Indigenous crew member's tip leads to shipwreck find in Canada

Researchers in Canada believe they have found the wreckage of the HMS Terror, one of two ships lost in an ill-fated 19th century Arctic expedition.

WADA says Russia behind hacking of its Rio Olympics database

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Tuesday that a Russian cyber espionage group was behind an attack on its database at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

Croatian film wins main prize in Montreal

A Croatian film, "The Constitution" directed by Rajko Grlic has won the Grand Prize of the Americas for best film at the Montreal World Film Festival.

Croatian actor wins award at Montreal film festival

Croatian actor Franjo Dijak was awarded as the best male actor at the Fantasia Film Festival in Montreal.

Most of Alberta town saved despite "ocean of fire"

Despite heartbreaking scenes of utter destruction, firefighters managed to protect most of the oil town of Fort McMurray in the western Canadian province of Alberta, officials said Monday after...

Cooler weather slows "out-of-control" Alberta fire

Fire crews fighting the massive wildfire in the western Canadian province of Alberta finally got a Mother's Day present from Mother Nature as cooler temperatures slowed down the advance of the...

"Out-of-control" Alberta wildfire heading for Saskatchewan

Canadian officials fear a massive wildfire that has devastated the oil town of Fort McMurray in the western Canadian province of Alberta will grow to double its size and reach the neighbouring ...

Alberta declares state of emergency as 88,000 flee wildfires

A state of emergency has been declared in the Canadian province of Alberta where firefighters on Wednesday continued battling a raging wildfire in the northern municipality of Fort McMurray.

Politician turned broadcaster among seven dead in Quebec plane crash

A well-known Canadian political analyst and former federal cabinet minister was among seven people killed in a plane crash in the Magdalen Islands in the Gulf of St Lawrence, Quebec provincial...

Teenager charged with four murders in Canadian school shooting

A 17-year-old is facing four counts of first-degree murder following a mass shooting in an indigenous community in northern Canada.