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  • Canada issues immediate order mandating 2 in the cockpit

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s transport minister issued an immediate order requiring two crew members to be in the flight deck at all times in the wake of news that a co-pilot of the Germanwings jet…

  • Canada to conduct airstrikes against IS group in Syria

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada is expanding its military mission against the Islamic State group to include airstrikes on targets in Syria, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Tuesday. Harper told Parliament that he will not seek…

  • Canada to extend anti-IS mission, strike targets in Syria

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s prime minister will announce a one-year extension of its military mission against the Islamic State group and expand it to include air strikes on targets in Syria, a senior government official…

  • Canadian man pleads guilty in Florida sex tourism case

    MIAMI (AP) — Authorities say a Canadian man has pleaded guilty to charges that he traveled to Florida to have sex with someone he believed was an underage boy. Rene Roberge of Sherbrooke, Quebec, pleaded…

  • Mountie in ‘Most Canadian Photo Ever’ Humbled by Reaction to Image

    (NEW YORK) — When Royal Canadian Mounted Police Cpl. Shaun Begg got the opportunity to play hockey on a rink high up in the Purcell Mountains in British Columbia, he jumped at the chance. And…

  • Canada PM to talk to NATO head about expanding IS mission

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s prime minister will talk about his plan to extend and expand Canada’s military mission against the Islamic State group at a meeting with NATO’s secretary general. A senior government official said…

  • 2 in Toronto-NYC train terror plot found guilty

    TORONTO (AP) — Two men could spend the rest of their lives in prison after being found guilty of several terror-related charges for plotting to attack a passenger train traveling from New York to Toronto.…

  • Guilty verdicts for 2 in Toronto-NYC train terror plot

    TORONTO (AP) — Two men accused of plotting to attack a passenger train travelling from New York to Toronto were found guilty of several terror-related charges and could spend the rest of their lives in…

  • Police arrest Alberta teenager on terror charges

    EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Royal Canadian Mounted Police say a teen has been arrested in Alberta and charged with terror-related offenses. The 17-year-old was taken into custody Thursday in Beaumont, a bedroom community south of…

  • Jury reaches verdict for 1 of 2 men in alleged train plot

    TORONTO (AP) — A jury said Wednesday it unanimously reached a verdict for one of two men accused in an alleged terror plot to derail a passenger train travelling from New York to Toronto but…

  • Canada prime minister to extend military mission in Iraq

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s prime minister will present a plan to extend Canada’s military mission in Iraq next week. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday his Conservative government will introduce in Parliament a request for…

  • Canadian lawmaker apologizes for veil statement

    TORONTO (AP) — A lawmaker from Canada’s governing Conservative party has apologized for saying women who wish to wear a face veil while swearing the oath of citizenship should stay where they came from. Parliamentary…

  • Canada to propose tougher oil tank car standards

    TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian government has proposed tough new standards for rail tank cars used to transport crude oil in response to a string of fiery crashes. The proposal, posted online Wednesday by Transport…

  • Pakistan man accused in US consulate plot ordered held

    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian immigration officials have arrested a Pakistani man who they say was plotting to attack the U.S. consulate and other buildings in Toronto’s financial district. At a hearing Wednesday, Canadian authorities said…

  • Train carrying crude oil derails in northern Ontario

    GOGAMA, Ontario (AP) — A CN Rail train carrying crude oil derailed early Saturday in northern Ontario, causing numerous tank cars to catch fire and spill into a local river system, officials said. It was…