Canada gives spy agency new anti-terror powers

Canada`s spy agency will be granted new powers in legislation unveiled Friday to thwart terror plots in a national security overhaul precipitated by twin jihadist attacks three months ago.

Canadian spy agency given more powers to disrupt terror attacks: Reports

Canada`s main spy agency will get new powers aimed at disrupting potential terror attacks under security legislation to be unveiled on Friday, Canadian media said on Thursday.

First H7N9 bird flu case confirmed in North America

Canadian authorities have announced the first case of H7N9 bird flu in North America in a woman who recently travelled to China.

Bird flu confirmed in Canadian patient after China trip

The first human case of H7N9 bird flu in North America has been confirmed in a Canadian woman who recently returned from a trip to China, health officials said Monday.

Canada special forces clash with IS in Iraq: Military

Canadian special forces exchanged gunfire with Islamic State fighters in Iraq in recent days, in the first confirmed ground battle between Western troops and IS, a senior officer said on Monday.

Canada's Baird denounces ICC war crimes probe of Israel

Canada`s top diplomat on Sunday denounced a decision by the International Criminal Court to open a preliminary probe into possible Israeli war crimes, as he arrived for talks in Jerusalem.

Raonic, Bouchard carry hopes of Great White North
Raonic, Bouchard carry hopes of Great White North

Eugenie Bouchard and Milos Raonic may represent the best hopes of Canada`s first grand slam singles champion but their relative successes have had little impact upon each other, according to Raonic.

Canadian businessman found dead in Barmer hotel

A Canadian businessman was on Sunday found dead in his hotel room in Barmer, police said.

Two police shot in Canada, suspect found dead

Two police officers were wounded in a shooting in Canada`s province of Alberta on Saturday and the suspect found dead after a manhunt, police said.
 

Sunderland sign Jermain Defoe in swap deal
Sunderland sign Jermain Defoe in swap deal

England striker Jermain Defoe is to return to the Premier League after signing for Sunderland from FC Toronto, with Jozy Altidore heading to Canada as part of a swap deal, it was announced Friday.

Canadian FM in Egypt to press for journalist`s release

Canadian foreign minister John Baird was to meet with Egyptian leaders on Thursday to press for the release of a Canadian journalist imprisoned with two Al-Jazeera colleagues for more than a year.

Five Canadians killed in Syria fighting with IS

Five Canadians have died fighting alongside Islamic State militants in Syria, including a man who called for lone wolf attacks in Canada, local media reported Wednesday.

Canada `deeply concerned` by lashing of Saudi blogger

Canada`s top diplomat on Wednesday voiced concern at the flogging of a Saudi blogger for "insulting Islam" and urged Riyadh to show clemency.

Multiple Canada arrests were over `serious` threats

 Canada arrested three men on terrorism-related charges in as many days because they represented a "serious" potential threat, the country`s top public safety official said on Tuesday.

Canada`s top envoy to go to Egypt to free journalist

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird will travel Wednesday to Egypt to seek the release of Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fahmy, who was jailed in December 2013 with two other Al-Jazeera journalists.

EU divisions could limit post-Paris terror measures

European nations have pushed for tighter anti-terror controls after last week`s Islamist attacks in Paris, but concerns about civil liberties and intelligence sharing may limit their arsenal, analysts said Monday.

PM Modi talks counter-terror cooperation with US, Canada leaders

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday discussed counter-terror cooperation, among other issues such as greater economic ties, with senior leaders of the US and Canada visiting India for the Vibrant Gujarat Summit here.

Canadian gurdwara vandalised by miscreants

A gurdwara was on Saturday vandalised with obscene graffiti spray-painted on its wall by unknown persons in Canada's Edmonton city, an official said.

Cosby jokes in Canada about sex abuse scandals
Cosby jokes in Canada about sex abuse scandals

American comedian Bill Cosby joked during a show in London, Canada, about the accusations of sexual abuse made against him and said he is "far from finished", US media reported Friday.

Bill Cosby jokingly warns woman about 'drinking' around him during show

 Bill Cosby, during his recent show in Canada, jokingly warned a woman in the audience to be careful about drinking around him.