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Canada soon to begin resettling Iraqi refugees, most of them Yezidis

Canada will resettle 1,200 survivors of the Islamic State campaign to target religious minorities in northern Iraq, Canadian officials announced Tuesday. 

Trudeau's meeting with Trump to be a test of charm and mettle

Trade is likely to top the agenda when Justin Trudeau meets Donald Trump for the first time on Monday, with the Canadian premier also under pressure to stand up to the new US president on immigration and human rights.

Quebec mosque shooting suspect charged with six counts of murder

The suspect in the shooting rampage at a Quebec City mosque which left six people dead and 19 others injured was Monday charged with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder, local police said.

Quebec premier says province stands with its Muslim citizens

Government leaders in Quebec on Monday reassured Muslim citizens of the Canadian province that they stand in solidarity with them after a shooting at a mosque killed six people.

Terrorist attack at Quebec mosque leaves 6 dead, 8 wounded

Officials in Canada called Sunday's shooting at a mosque in Quebec City, in the French-speaking province of Quebec, a terrorist act, as local media reported that the death toll had risen to six.

Trudeau tells refugees to come to Canada after Trump ban

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has told refugees to come to Canada, after US President Donald Trump suspended his country's refugee programme for four months and indefinitely banned Syrians.

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 in the Bahamas owned by the Aga Khan.

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 they may face.

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 touring the devastated town.

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 conflagration.

"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 province of Saskatchewan by Saturday evening.

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 police confirmed Tuesday.

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.

Four dead in shooting at first nation school in northern Canada

Four people died in a shooting in a remote northern community in the west-central Canadian province of Saskatchewan, Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), announced Friday evening.

Five dead, two critically injured in school shooting in Canada

Five people are dead and two are in critical condition after a school shooting in a small Canadian community, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday.

Six Canadians killed in Burkina Faso terror attack, Trudeau condemns

Canada "strongly condemns" the terrorist attack on a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso's capital that killed at least 26 people, including six Canadians, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says.