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  • Canada charges 4 British Navy sailors with sex assault

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s military on Friday charged four British Navy sailors with sexual assault causing bodily harm at a Canadian Forces base in Halifax, Nova Scotia. The men were charged Thursday for their role…

  • Adventurous raccoon makes 58-story climb up Toronto crane

    TORONTO (AP) — A death-defying raccoon has caused a sensation in Toronto for climbing a crane about 698 feet (213 meters) up a downtown skyscraper. Social media was a-buzz with a photo of the furry…

  • Fire breaks out at deep-water terminal in Canada

    SQUAMISH, British Columbia (AP) — Dark, smelly smoke from a fire at a deep-water port billowed over the town of Squamish, forcing officials to ask residents to stay indoors. Kim Stegeman of Squamish Terminals said…

  • CBC executives let go after critical report on host case

    TORONTO (AP) — Canadian Broadcasting Corp. has severed ties with two top executives after an independent report released Thursday found management condoned inappropriate behavior by a disgraced former radio host. CBC said it is severing…

  • Russia criticizes Canada for sending troops to Ukraine

    TORONTO (AP) — Russia called Canada’s decision to send 200 military trainers to Ukraine “counterproductive and deplorable” on Wednesday. On Tuesday, Canada announced 200 soldiers will be posted in western Ukraine, joining U.S. and British…

  • Canada to join US effort to train Ukrainian troops

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada is sending 200 military trainers to Ukraine, joining the U.S. and Britain an effort to bolster the country’s forces against Russian aggression. Defense Minister Jason Kenney said about 150 trainers will…

  • 3 people stabbed in Vancouver, suspect killed by police

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Officers shot and killed a man Thursday after three people were stabbed outside a church in the Downtown Eastside neighborhood, investigators said. Police received a call at about 5 p.m.…

  • Canada’s Hockey Hall of Fame names Rob Ford board member

    TORONTO (AP) — Two things Canada is most known for, whether it likes it or not, are hockey and ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford. So it is perhaps only fitting that Canada’s national pastime and one…

  • Lawyer: Canada diplomat’s son not guilty

    MIAMI (AP) — The teenage son of a Canadian diplomat plans to plead not guilty if charges are brought against him after his brother and another man were killed and he was arrested following an…

  • Canada police: 7 arrested in massive Asian prostitution ring

    MONTREAL (AP) — Seven members of an Asia-based organized crime syndicate have been arrested for exploiting more than 500 women mostly from China and Korea in a prostitution ring that spanned Canada, authorities said Thursday.…

  • Ex-Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to undergo cancer surgery

    TORONTO (AP) — Former Toronto Mayor Rob Ford said Thursday he will undergo surgery to remove a cancerous tumor in his abdomen. Ford said he got good news from his doctors and will undergo surgery…

  • Quebec oil train disaster settlement for victims’ families

    TORONTO (AP) — The law firm representing the families of 47 people killed in the 2013 Quebec train crash said it has received a financial proposal that would see them split US$61 million in compensation.…

  • Canadian diplomat’s ex-husband says their son killed in US

    MIAMI (AP) — One teenage son of a Miami-based Canadian diplomat was killed and a younger son is under arrest after they were involved in an alleged drug deal that turned into a gun battle,…

  • Gay premier urges businesses in Indiana to move to Ontario

    TORONTO (AP) — Ontario’s premier, who is openly gay, is urging businesses upset by a so-called religious objections law in Indiana to set up shop in Canada’s most populous province. The Indiana law, which takes…

  • Al-Jazeera journalist says Canada not issuing him passport

    TORONTO (AP) — Al-Jazeera English journalist Mohamed Fahmy, who remains in Egypt on bail while awaiting trial on terror charges, said Wednesday Canada is refusing to issue him a new passport. Fahmy, who was born…