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Canada sees landmark ruling on Aboriginals, land

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 03:34

A landmark Supreme Court of Canada ruling that Aboriginals can stake a broad claim to traditional territories could have a significant impact on future development of resources, energy projects and pipelines, including a plan to move crude oil to the Pacific coast for shipment to Asia.

Canadian fugitives captured after brazen helicopter jail break

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 04:48

Canadian police said on Sunday they had captured three fugitives who earlier this month escaped from a Quebec jail by helicopter, the second airborne prison break in the Canadian province in just over a year.

Quebec sees second jailbreak involving helicopter

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 16:00

Three inmates have escaped from a detention centre in Quebec City with the help of a helicopter, police said.

After paralysing US northeast, winter storm strikes eastern Canada

Last Updated: Saturday, February 15, 2014, 08:56

The deadly storm that pummelled US East Coast has now struck eastern Canada with heavy snowfall and strong winds are expected in the area from Quebec to Newfoundland.

Quebec seniors home fire death toll rises to 24

Last Updated: Saturday, February 01, 2014, 06:24

The Canadian authorities updated the confirmed death toll to 24 from a fire at a seniors home in the small town of L`Isle-Verte, Quebec earlier this month.

Up to 32 feared dead in Quebec retirement home

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 03:42

A fire that ravaged a Quebec retirement home may have killed up to 32 people, authorities said Saturday as they resumed their somber search for bodies in the bitter cold.

Thirty feared dead in fire at Canadian home for elderly

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 21:19

Canadian firefighters on Friday searched the ashes of a Quebec retirement home that burned to the ground on a bleak midwinter night, leaving more than 30 residents feared dead.

Thirty feared dead in fire at Canadian home for elderly

Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 02:20

Canadian firefighters on Thursday searched the ashes of a Quebec retirement home that burned to the ground on a bleak midwinter night, leaving more than 30 residents feared dead.

Protests in Montreal over proposed religious garb ban

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 12:16

The prohibition of headscarves, turbans and other religious garments is part of a proposed overhaul of the Canadian province`s "Charter of Values."

Protests in Montreal over proposed religious garb ban

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 12:16

The prohibition of headscarves, turbans and other religious garments is part of a proposed overhaul of the Canadian province`s "Charter of Values."

Ban religious headwear in government jobs: Quebec

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 01:04

Quebec is proposing a law that would forbid government workers from wearing religious headwear such as hijabs, turbans, and kippas.

Canada allows railway behind disaster to operate

Last Updated: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 16:28

A Canadian government agency has determined that the US rail company whose runaway train crashed into a small Quebec town, killing 47 people last month, has adequate insurance to keep operating for the next month and a half.