On August 14, 2003, between 50 and 60 million people in New York, Cleveland, Detroit, Toronto, and Ottawa were without electricity in the nation's worst power outage ever.
Daily Mail. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 03:39:33 +0100.
TORONTO (Reuters) - Rising violence in Canada has prompted calls for the federal government to tighten gun laws but tougher regulations could cause a political backlash in a country where 2 million people are licensed to own a firearm.
Straits Times. Tue, 14 Aug 2018 09:35:52 +0800.
Canadian Finance Minister Bill Morneau will make an announcement at steelmaker ArcelorMittal's Dofasco plant in Hamilton on Tuesday, raising expectations that Canada could propose new tariffs or quotas to protect the industry.
Reuters. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:07:26 -0400.
British Columbia formally asked the federal government for assistance after more than 3,000 people were ordered to leave their homes in another destructive season of wildfires.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:01:56 EDT.
Venomous black widow spiders now range farther north than scientists expected, into an area including the most-inhabited parts of Canada. And there's good reason to suggest that warming temperatures are driving the fatal biters north.
Rafi Letzter, Staff Writer. Fox News. Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:36:00 GMT.
Stock promotion has dogged the U.S. cannabis sector for years and continues to do so, but now some Canadian LPs are engaging in very expensive campaigns to raise awareness with investors.
By Alan Brochstein, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 12 Aug 2018 19:53:00 -0400.
Canadian police have charged a man over the deaths of two police officers and two civilians in a shooting that struck a nerve in a country that has been hit in recent months by several incidents of mass violence.
Irish Independent. Sat, 11 Aug 2018 15:28:02 +0100.
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) - President Donald Trump said Friday that a trade deal with Mexico is "coming along nicely." But he threatened Canada with auto tariffs if the U.S. and Canada can't forge a deal. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 19:50:21 -0400.
Two police officers were among the victims in Fredericton, the capital of New Brunswick. The assailant was seriously injured.
Catherine Porter and Matthew Haag. New York Times. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 23:42:39 GMT.
Police in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, New Brunswick said Friday that one suspect is in custody after at least four people were killed in a shooting. ...
Voice of America. Fri, 10 Aug 2018 10:29:57 -0400.
Facts About Canada
Canada, a nation located in northern North America, is a federal
multi-party parliamentary state with two legislative houses. Its
capital city is Ottawa, and its currency is the Canadian Dollar.
The primary languages used by Canadians are English and French, and
in 2007, Canada's estimated population was 33,390,000.
For more news and information about Canada, visit the official
Canadian government website.
For detailed maps of Canada and its Provinces, visit this
Canada maps website.