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Strong 6.7 earthquake strikes off Canada`s Vancouver island

Last Updated: Thursday, April 24, 2014, 09:34

A strong earthquake measuring 6.7 struck late Wednesday off Canada`s Vancouver island in the Pacific, the US Geological Survey said.

Canadian woman`s letter arrives after 45-year delay

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 23, 2014, 14:07

A 45-year-old letter mysteriously arrived in the mailbox of a Canadian woman, who received the ancient correspondence from her younger sister decades after it was sent, a media has report said.

Canadians rally to legalise marijuana

Last Updated: Monday, April 21, 2014, 07:37

Several thousand people came out in Canada`s biggest cities to call for the legalisation of marijuana -- a yearly protest that happens internationally.

IFFCO gets approval to set up $1.6 bn urea plant in Canada

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 17:52

The proposed facility will have a production capacity of up to 1.6 million tonnes of urea and 7,60,000 tonnes of diesel diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), it said.

US delays decision on Keystone pipeline project

Last Updated: Saturday, April 19, 2014, 01:25

The United States announced Friday a fresh delay on a final decision regarding a controversial Canada to US oil pipeline, saying more time was needed to carry out a review.

Scandal-plagued Toronto mayor launches re-election bid

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 16:19

Toronto`s scandal-plagued mayor Rob Ford, who has admitted to binge drinking and smoking crack, has launched his bid for re-election.

Canada urges `expeditious` Egypt trial for Jazeera reporter

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 08:41

Canada has called for a "fair and expeditious" trial for a detained Canadian-Egyptian journalist, whose bail plea has been rejected by an Egyptian court.

Canada arrests first suspected Heartbleed hacker

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 11:15

A Canadian cyber crime unit has arrested a 19-year-old Ontario teen for allegedly hacking into the country`s tax agency using the Heartbleed Internet security bug.

Five students stabbed to death at Canada house party

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 16, 2014, 04:58

Five students were stabbed to death in a rampage at a house party in Calgary, Canadian authorities said Tuesday, with the son of a police officer in custody.

Five killed in Canada house party stabbing

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 23:13

Five people were killed in a stabbing rampage during a house party in the southwest Canadian city of Calgary early Tuesday. One suspect has been arrested, police said.

Canada suspends Commonwealth funding

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 05:39

Canada`s government has announced the suspension of funding to the Commonwealth over rotating chair Sri Lanka`s alleged rights abuses.

G-7 to meet on Ukraine in Washington

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 05:51

Washington: Finance Ministers of the Group of Seven industrial powers plan to meet in Washington today to discuss Ukraine amid rising worries that Russia wants to further splinter the country.