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Canada girds for new coronavirus, 17 years after deadly SARS epidemic

12:37am GMT

WINNIPEG, Manitoba/TORONTO The arrival of a new, sometimes deadly strain of coronavirus to just outside Canada's borders has health officials determined not to repeat the country's stumbling response to the SARS epidemic 17 years ago.

Teck oil sands project splits Canada's indigenous people, poses challenge for Trudeau

21 Jan 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba A proposed Canadian oil sands mine has split the country's indigenous people, compounding the challenges facing Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government as it decides whether to approve the project.

Indigenous group vows peaceful pipeline opposition as Canadian police clamp down

17 Jan 2020

An indigenous group that opposes construction of the Coastal GasLink pipeline in British Columbia will refuse workers access to their land, but in peaceful fashion, according to one of its chiefs.

TC Energy to resume work on Keystone XL oil pipeline in February

15 Jan 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba Canadian pipeline company TC Energy Corp said on Tuesday it planned to start pre-construction work in February for its Keystone XL oil pipeline, the start of what it expects to be a busy work schedule for the long-delayed project.

UPDATE 2-TC Energy to resume work on Keystone XL oil pipeline in February

15 Jan 2020

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Jan 14 Canadian pipeline company TC Energy Corp said on Tuesday it planned to start pre-construction work in February for its Keystone XL oil pipeline, the start of what it expects to be a busy work schedule for the long-delayed project.

Canadian PM Trudeau tells Iran crash vigil he will pursue justice

13 Jan 2020

EDMONTON, Alberta/TORONTO Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his voice sometimes breaking, on Sunday told a vigil for some of those killed in an Iranian plane disaster that he would "pursue justice and accountability" for what happened.

Canadian PM Trudeau tells Iran crash vigil he will pursue justice

13 Jan 2020

EDMONTON, Alberta/TORONTO Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his voice sometimes breaking, on Sunday told a vigil for some of those killed in an Iranian plane disaster that he would "pursue justice and accountability" for what happened.

UPDATE 4-Canadian PM Trudeau tells Iran crash vigil he will pursue justice

13 Jan 2020

EDMONTON, Alberta/TORONTO, Jan 12 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, his voice sometimes breaking, on Sunday told a vigil for some of those killed in an Iranian plane disaster that he would "pursue justice and accountability" for what happened.

Canada's Trudeau to attend Iran crash victim memorial in hard-hit Edmonton

12 Jan 2020

EDMONTON, Alberta, Jan 12 Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is set on Sunday to attend what is expected to be the country's largest memorial to the victims of a Ukrainian airliner shot down in Iran in a disaster that killed 57 Canadians, mainly of Iranian descent.

Canada's Trudeau wins plaudits at home as Iran admits causing crash

11 Jan 2020

EDMONTON, Alberta Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's diplomacy was vindicated on Saturday when Iran admitted that it accidentally shot down a Ukrainian airliner as Trudeau had suggested, and his handling of the incident may increase support at home, Canadian political observers said.

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