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# Canada

This week
24th September 2023 - 29th September 2023
Justin Trudeau offers 'unreserved' apology for ex-Nazi's invitation to Canadian parliament
The Canadian leader was referring to an embarrassing incident that marred a visit by Zelenskyy last week.
Speaker of Canada's House apologises after ovations for man who fought for Nazis
Yaroslav Hunka (98) received two standing ovations from Canadian MPs in the presence of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Last week
17th September 2023 - 23rd September 2023
India suspends visa services in Canada as rift widens over killing of Sikh Canadian citizen
India’s National Investigation Agency said yesterday that it has intensified its crackdown on Sikh insurgents operating in India.
Canada warns India to treat Sikh slaying allegation with 'utmost seriousness'
Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar was gunned down in June outside a Sikh cultural centre.
This month
September 2023
Debunked: The Canadian government hasn't banned the British outlet GB News
Meta has been blocking all news content in Canada in response to a proposed new law.
Last month
August 2023
Tens of thousands ordered to evacuate as Canadian firefighters continue to battle wildfires
Hundreds of fires continued to rage across British Columbia and 35,000 people were under evacuation orders as of yesterday.
'Rapidly evolving' wildfires in western Canada force tens of thousands to flee
Around 30,000 people are under evacuation orders while another 36,000 are under alert to be ready to flee.
Residents in Canada's far north speed up evacuations as fire bears down on remote city
The nearest evacuation center to Yellowknife is 700 miles away, in Alberta, where several sites have been set up.
Thousands ordered to evacuate Canadian far north city as wildfires advance
As of early today, more than 1,000 wildfires were burning, including about 230 in the Northwest Territories.
Canadian PM Justin Trudeau and wife Sophie announce separation after 18 years
In a post on Instagram, Justin Trudeau said ‘that after many meaningful and difficult conversations, we have made the decision to separate’.
July 2023
Katie McCabe and Vera Pauw rue not being able to go 2 up against Canada
The captain and coach believe Ireland should have capitalised when they were on the front foot against the Olympic champions but a lack of composure let them down.
Canada boss hopes win over Ireland can be making of their World Cup
Bev Priestman hails ‘world class’ Katie McCabe and admits win in Perth ‘a rehearsal’ for playing co-hosts Australia.
A lack of composure and quality ends Ireland's World Cup dream
Ireland’s World Cup is over following a 2-1 loss to Canada in Perth.
Player ratings: How the Girls in Green fared against Canada
World Cup heartbreak as Canada come from behind to eliminate Ireland
World Cup heartbreak as Canada come from behind to eliminate Ireland
Adriana Leon’s second-half goal gave Canada a 2-1 win and ended Ireland’s World Cup hopes.
World Cup heartbreak as Canada come from behind to eliminate Ireland
Adriana Leon’s second-half goal gave the Olympic champions a 2-1 win and ended Ireland’s World Cup hopes.
Ireland must strike balance against Canada to keep World Cup hopes alive
It’s a must-not-lose showdown for Vera Pauw’s side in Perth.
Canada opposition guide: Olympic champs welcome back their creative difference-maker
Jessie Fleming’s return to action will give Ireland a different dimension to contend with.
Canada coach believes Ireland are a 'horrible team to play against'
Bev Priestman was asked multiple times how her side were going to cope with Katie McCabe and Ireland’s physicality.
Quiz: How much do you know about Canada?
Ireland will play Canada at the Fifa Women’s World Cup in Australia on Wednesday.
Sam Kerr spearheads experienced Australia squad, Ireland's other group rivals in chaos
Australia, Canada and Nigeria join Vera Pauw’s Ireland in Group B.
Analysis: The Canadian wildfires are a wakeup call for Ireland on our climate commitments
Seána Glennon writes from Toronto about the devastating wildfires and their impact on health, climate and policy.
June 2023
Safety investigators board Titan’s support ship after fatal implosion
Five were killed earlier this week in the incident near the wreckage of the Titanic.
Max Verstappen wins Canadian GP to match Ayrton Senna’s 41 race victories
The Dutchman led every lap at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
15 people killed and 10 others injured after bus and truck collide on highway in Canada
Ambulance helicopters have been dispatched to the scene from Winnipeg and Regina.
At least 10 killed in Canada road collision, according to local media reports
Canadian police said on Twitter that officers were responding to a ‘mass casualty collision’ near the town of Carberry.
US cities still shrouded in toxic haze as reinforcements reach Canada wildfires
Flights across the US were delayed while residents in Washington have been advised to use high-caliber masks.
Smog from Canada wildfires blankets New York as air quality alerts triggered for 100 million
At one point yesterday evening, New York had the worst air quality of any major city in the world.
This year
French court sentences Canada-based professor to life in prison for 1980 Paris synagogue bomb
The 1980 bombing was the first deadly attack against a Jewish target on French soil since World War II.
Police probing heist of over €13.5 million in gold and 'high-value' goods at Toronto airport
Police have said they are “looking at all angles” as to how the goods were stolen.
Camogie All-Star tour to Canada called off after criticism over scheduling
The tour was set to take place in May.
FactCheck: The ‘15-minute city’ concept does not involve detaining or punishing people
Conspiracy theorists falsely claim 15-minute cities prohibit eating meat or traveling.
Two dead and nine injured after truck hits pedestrians in Quebec
A senior government official familiar with the matter said the incident was not related to terrorism or national security.
Man charged over Vancouver hit-and-run in which Irishman was killed last June
The 24-year-old victim was crossing the street when he was struck and killed.
Canada wear purple shirts in protest against level of funding from Canada Soccer
Last week the Olympic champions issued a statement complaining about the level of funding from Canada Soccer.
'Power to the Canada players' - Irish view on World Cup group rivals' dispute
The Girls In Green face Canada in Group B at this summer’s tournament.
US fighter jets shoot down ‘unidentified object’ over Lake Huron, near Canadian border
US and Canadian authorities restricted some airspace over the lake earlier today.
Ireland's World Cup group rivals Canada call off strike after legal threat
However, team captain Christine Sinclair insisted they were being forced back to work and have not given up on their aims.
US warplane shoots down unknown object flying over Canada
The North American Aerospace Defence Command said it had detected an object flying at high altitude over Canada.
Man charged with murder of two children in bus attack on Canadian daycare center
Pierre Ny St-Amand drove his bus into the nursery as some parents were dropping off their children.
Two children killed after 'deliberate' bus crash into Montreal daycare centre
The driver, a 51-year-old man, was arrested for homicide and dangerous driving.