TORONTO (AP) — Canada's new Liberal government said Tuesday it will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year and another 15,00... Full Story
Canada to give UN $75 million for Syrian refugee relief
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Liberal government announced on Thursday a US$75 million (CA$100 million) contribution to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees to help fleeing Syrians, fulfilling a campaign promise from its recent federal election.
Canada to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by end of February
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's new Liberal government said Tuesday it will resettle 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of the year and another 15,000 by the end of February.
Canada to announce plan to resettle 25,000 refugees Tuesday
TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will announce Tuesday his plan to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees and he says all 10 of Canada's provincial premiers support bringing that many in.
Turkish Airlines flight diverts to Canada after bomb threat
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — A Turkish Airlines passenger jet that was diverted to Canada after a bomb threat departed for Istanbul on Sunday morning.
Ex-US envoy says France could step up special ops against IS
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) — If France wants to step up its military campaign against the Islamic State group following the Paris attacks, it should have coalition special forces soldiers attack the group's leadership, a former U.S. special envoy said Saturday.
Canada's government expects $2.3 billion deficit
TORONTO (AP) — Canada's new Liberal government has inherited billions of dollars of deficits, the finance minister said Friday.
Great Lakes levels expected to stay mostly above average
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Water levels in the Great Lakes should remain mostly above average over the next six months as a powerful El Nino gives the region a break after two bitterly cold winters, but it's unclear whether there will be longer-term effects, federal scientists said Thursday.
Australian whale-watcher body's recovered
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The body of an Australian man missing since a whale-watching boat capsized last month was recovered off Canada's Pacific Coast, the British Columbia Coroners Service said Thursday.
2 women wearing hijabs accosted on Toronto subway train
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto's transit commission says two women wearing hijabs have been accosted on a subway train.
Ex-envoy says significant US troops not needed to defeat IS
TORONTO (AP) — The Paris attacks will focus the world's attention on how to defeat the Islamic State group, President Barack Obama's former special envoy to the global coalition to counter IS said Wednesday. But retired Gen. John Allen said the U.S. doesn't need to deploy a significant number of grund troops to do it.
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