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Somali refugee faces terror charges in Canada stabbing, car attacks

The following content is sourced from external partners. We cannot guarantee that it is suitable for the visually or hearing impaired. By Ethan Lou EDMONTON, Alberta (Reuters) – A Somali refugee who had been on a watch list over extremist views faced five counts of attempted murder and terror charges on Sunday after Canadian police said he stabbed a police ...

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A list of Canada’s terror incidents and attacks

By The Canadian Press Sun., Oct. 1, 2017 Edmonton police say an attack on an officer outside a football game Saturday night and a high-speed chase of a cube van that left four people injured are being investigated as acts of terrorism. Police have one man in custody and say they think he acted alone, but they aren’t ruling out ...

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A380 makes emergency landing in Canada

Paris: An Air France A380 passenger jet travelling from Paris to Los Angeles was forced to make an emergency landing on Saturday in eastern Canada following “serious damage” to one of its four engines, the airline said. “Flight 066 landed without further damage at the Goose Bay military airport in Canada and all of the 520 people on board were ...

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Will Donald Trump’s latest travel restrictions push more asylum seekers into Canada? – Manitoba

In conversations at coffee shops in border towns across Canada, the talk inevitably turns to the latest political move by an unpredictable president to the south and what that means for the flow of people into this country. The stream of refugees across the Canada-U.S. border increased after the election of Donald Trump last November, and grew even larger following ...

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Barack Obama in Toronto to give speech – Canada

Former U.S. President Barack Obama is visiting Toronto on Friday for an event that is expected to attract thousands of fans and political observers. Obama’s visit comes just hours after Hillary Clinton, his former secretary of state and the woman who tried to succeed him, landed in Toronto as part of her book tour. Clinton shared her post-election feelings and ...

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More than 100 athletes to represent Canada at world karate championships – British Columbia

More than 100 athletes will represent team Canada at a global karate championship in Richmond, B.C., this week.  The Karate-do Goju-kai Global Championships take place every four years. This is the seventh time the martial arts event has been held and the first time the tournament is in North America.  Team Canada only sent three competitors to the 2013 championships in Mumbai and still ...

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Mercosur could seek trade deals with NZ, Canada, Aus

The South American trade bloc Mercosur could seek trade deals with Canada, Australia and New Zealand this year, an Argentine official said on Wednesday, as largest members Brazil and Argentina seek to open their economies. Mercosur, which also includes Uruguay and Paraguay, is working with the European Union to finalise the political framework for a trade deal this year, at ...

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