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Indigenous community opposing Canada pipeline launches legal challenge

13 Feb 2020

OTTAWA/TORONTO An indigenous community opposing construction of a gas pipeline in Canada launched a legal challenge on Wednesday over the climate impact of fossil fuel projects on indigenous territories while Prime Minister Justin Trudeau urged pipeline protesters blocking rail lines to find a quick solution.

Canada's biggest railway could shut parts of network because of pipeline protests

11 Feb 2020

Canadian National Railway Co, the country's biggest rail road, said on Tuesday it would be forced to shut down parts of its network unless rail line blockades in protest against a natural gas pipeline in British Columbia are removed.

Protesters block trains, as police arrest 33 people opposing Canada gas pipeline

11 Feb 2020

Police in Canada arrested 33 indigenous rights protesters on Monday, ending the closure of Vancouver ports in British Columbia province by demonstrators opposed to construction of the Coastal GasLink natural gas pipeline, but movement of commodities and passenger trains was still disrupted by the ongoing rallies.

Police arrest 33 protesters opposing gas pipe, Vancouver port closure ends

10 Feb 2020

TORONTO, Feb 10 Police have arrested 33 people on Monday, ending the closure of Vancouver ports in British Columbia province by indigenous protesters opposing the construction of Coastal GasLink pipeline.

Canadian military town prepares for coronavirus evacuees

06 Feb 2020

TRENTON, Ontario A small town in central Canada that is host to the country's largest air force base is preparing, with some apprehension, for the arrival of some 200 evacuees from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak.

Canadian military town prepares for coronavirus evacuees

05 Feb 2020

TRENTON, Ontario, Feb 5 A small town in central Canada that is host to the country's largest air force base is preparing, with some apprehension, for the arrival of some 200 evacuees from Wuhan, China, the epicenter of a coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus stokes Asian discrimination fears in Canada's biggest city

29 Jan 2020

TORONTO Canada has identified only three cases of the new coronavirus so far, but there are fears a more serious outbreak could stoke anti-Asian sentiment in scenes reminiscent of the SARS epidemic that killed dozens in the Toronto area in the early 2000s.

RPT-Coronavirus stokes Asian discrimination fears in Canada's biggest city

29 Jan 2020

TORONTO, Jan 28 Canada has identified only three cases of the new coronavirus so far, but there are fears a more serious outbreak could stoke anti-Asian sentiment in scenes reminiscent of the SARS epidemic that killed dozens in the Toronto area in the early 2000s.

Coronavirus stokes Asian discrimination fears in Canada's biggest city

29 Jan 2020

TORONTO Canada has identified only three cases of the new coronavirus so far, but there are fears a more serious outbreak could stoke anti-Asian sentiment in scenes reminiscent of the SARS epidemic that killed dozens in the Toronto area in the early 2000s.

Wife of Canada's first coronavirus patient tests positive, 19 under investigation

27 Jan 2020

TORONTO The wife of Canada's first confirmed patient with the fast-spreading Wuhan coronavirus also has tested positive for it at an Ontario laboratory, and 19 other suspected cases in Canada are under investigation, public health officials said on Monday.

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