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Canada Suspends Visa Applications for Ebola Countries

Canada Suspends Visa Applications for Ebola Countries

Canada has suspended all visa applications for nationals and residents of countries in West Africa who are fighting Ebola. This decision follows a similar move by Australia. The Canadian government stated it would not issue and permanent residency visas that may be going through the system for people from the Ebola countries along with the […]

Rob Ford Era Done as Tory Elected Mayor of Toronto

Rob Ford Era Done as Tory Elected Mayor of Toronto

Rob Ford has seen his mayoral era come to an end after four years, as John Tory was elected mayor of Toronto by promising to build consensus and restore functionality to the city after Ford’s tumultuous tenure. The former mayor has admitted to widespread drug use, as well as a number of other questionable activities […]

Ottawa Lawmakers Were Ready to Use Spears Against Shooter

Ottawa Lawmakers Were Ready to Use Spears Against Shooter

When gunfire broke out on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Wednesday, lawmakers inside the building, realizing that they may have to defend themselves, improvised spears to take on the terrorist shooter, should he make it into the room where the Conservative caucus was meeting. As Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper was bundled into a closet, other […]

Canada Returning to Normal Amid Lingering Questions

Canada Returning to Normal Amid Lingering Questions

Canada is trying to return to normal amid lingering questions after two attacks in a span of three days shocked the nation. The nation was shocked to find itself in the unusual position of being at the center of world news when two violent episodes within a few days of one another jolted Canada. Prime […]

Canadian Prime Minister Addresses the Nation

Canadian Prime Minister Addresses the Nation

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed the nation following the shootings that took place at Parliament Hill this morning. He expressed condolences to the family and friends both of the soldier killed this morning and in the attack on Monday by Islamist State inspired terrorists, and wished for the rapid recovery of those others injured […]

Ottawa Police Exchanging Gunfire at Parliament

Ottawa Police Exchanging Gunfire at Parliament

A manhunt is ongoing in Ottawa as Canadian police search for the gunmen involved with the shooting a soldier guarding the National War Memorial. Multiple exchanges of gunfire have been reported within the Parliament building, along with varying reports as the situation continues to evolve. Originally thought to be one shooter, who wounded the guard […]

Shooting Inside Canada’s Parliament Building Forces Lockdown

Shooting Inside Canada’s Parliament Building Forces Lockdown

Wednesday morning a man described as wearing a long, dark coat, and having long dark hair shot a soldier at the War Memorial with a rifle. He then ran across the street. Witnesses said he ran inside the Parliament building. Shooting inside Canada’s Parliament building forced a lockdown. The wounded soldier was treated and placed in […]

Shooting at National War Memorial in Ottawa

Shooting at National War Memorial in Ottawa

Witnesses told officials they saw a long-haired man carrying a rifle. Four shots were fired, then the man ran towards Parliament Hill. According to witnesses, shots were also fired around Parliament Hill. Several MPs tweeted that they were safe. The shooter is still at large and an active search is underway. The soldier who was […]

Canada’s Parliament Hill on Lock Down

Canada’s Parliament Hill on Lock Down

A lone gunman described as having long, dark hair, opened fire this morning at Canada’s Parliament Hill and War Memorial. One officer was shot, and his condition has not been reported. There are reports of one body lying outside of the Parliament building, but it is unclear whether it is a victim or the suspect. […]

European Union Says Canadian Oil Sands Not Dirty

European Union Says Canadian Oil Sands Not Dirty

After several years of debate, the European Union (EU) has rescinded its plan to label Canada’s oil sands as dirty. In what is seen by environmental groups as a backward move, the removal of the “dirty” label also removes the impediment to the oil sands being exported directly to Europe. Environmentalists also believe the decision […]

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