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Federal parties struggle to stay on top of offensive Facebook comments

Posted January 26, 2015

By Jennifer Ditchburn, The Canadian Press OTTAWA – The recent terror attacks in Paris have unleashed a barrage of anti-Muslim and anti-immigrant comments on the ...

Japan stunned by video purportedly showing 1 of 2 Islamic State group hostages has been killed

Posted January 26, 2015

By Yuri Kageyama, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS TOKYO – From the prime minister to ordinary people, Japanese were shocked Sunday at a video purportedly showing one ...

Fast talks free trade in Kyiv as fighting intensifies in eastern Ukraine

Posted January 26, 2015

The Canadian Press KYIV, Ukraine – International Trade Minister Ed Fast will be in Kyiv for two days of meetings as fighting intensifies between Ukrainian ...

Indonesian rescuers fail for 2nd time to lift fuselage of crashed AirAsia jetliner

Posted January 26, 2015

By Fadlan Syam, The Associated Press PANGKALAN BUN, Indonesia – The second attempt to lift the fuselage of the crashed AirAsia jetliner failed Sunday as ...

Today in Music History – Jan. 26

Posted January 26, 2015

The Canadian Press In 1859, the Victoria Philharmonic Society was founded. It was the first amateur musical organization in what now is British Columbia. In ...


Quebec Immigration Minister Kathleen Weil prepares for ‘Ottawa inspired’ reform

Posted January 26, 2015

By Jocelyne Richer, The Canadian Press Quebec is preparing for a major reform of its immigration policy, with proposed changes partly inspired by Ottawa, says ...

Double standard? Charlie Hebdo hailed for free speech as dozens arrested for defending terror

Posted January 26, 2015

By Jill Lawless, The Associated Press LONDON – When cartoonists at a French publication that had poked fun at the Prophet Muhammad were shot dead, ...

More than 30 Filipino anti-terror police commandos killed in clash with rebels

Posted January 26, 2015

By Jim Gomez, The Associated Press MANILA, Philippines – More than 30 police commandos were killed in a clash with Muslim insurgents Sunday in the ...


FDA mulls releasing genetically modified mosquitoes to fight growing threat of viral diseases

Posted January 26, 2015

By Jennifer Kay, The Canadian Press KEY WEST, Fla. – Millions of genetically modified mosquitoes could be released in the Florida Keys if British researchers ...

Space Invaders: With fast hands and a good eye, gamers find their way into Winter X Games

Posted January 26, 2015

By Eddie Pells, The Associated Press ASPEN, Colo. – Big Air? Try Fast Thumbs. Safe to say, the newest competition at the Winter X Games ...


TSX looks to build on solid gain, traders eye earnings, economic growth data

By Malcolm Morrison, The Canadian Press TORONTO – The Toronto stock market will try to maintain positive momentum this week amid a raft of top-drawer ...

Today in History – Jan. 26

Posted January 26, 2015

The Canadian Press On this date: In 1500, the mouth of the Amazon River in South America was discovered by Vicente Yanez Pinzon, a veteran ...



Wade MacLauchlan, next premier of Prince Edward Island, coy on election timing

Posted January 26, 2015

By Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press Wade MacLauchlan finds himself in an envious position in Canadian politics – set to become head of a governing ...


Numerous victims in hospital after stabbing attack in downtown Toronto

Posted January 26, 2015

The Canadian Press TORONTO – A man is in custody and three people are being treated for serious injuries after a stabbing attack in downtown ...


Canadian Vincent Gagnier wins gold at Winter X Games in ski big air

Posted January 26, 2015

The Canadian Press ASPEN, Colo. – Vincent Gagnier attempted something different than he normally would have and wound up claiming gold on Saturday in the ...



A Mindful Evening at the National Gallery with Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong

Posted January 26, 2015

Gen-la Kelsang Dekyong Photo: Robert Davis By Stephen Koster Near the end of a group meditation session inside the National Gallery of Canada held Tuesday, ...


Arabian Canadian Bazaar in Ottawa raises $25,000 for Syrian refugees

Posted January 24, 2015

A young woman collects funds and donations at the bazaar, which raised over $25,000 Photo: Anaïs Lynn Voski By Anaïs Lynn Voski Refugees in Syria ...


11th annual Martin Luther King Day in Ottawa – Inspiring greatness through his words

Posted January 22, 2015

DreamKeepers Outstanding Community Leadership Awards were presented to (from centre left) Kathleen Johnson, Roger Saint-Fleur, and Qais Ghanem Ellen O’Connor Canadian Football League legend Michael ...

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