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From TheJournal.ie Seven children from the same family die in Canadian house fire Halifax

Seven children from the same family die in Canadian house fire

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said “words fail when children are taken from us too soon”.

From TheJournal.ie Justin Trudeau's longtime advisor has quit amid allegations he interfered in a criminal prosecution Gerry Butts

Justin Trudeau's longtime advisor has quit amid allegations he interfered in a criminal prosecution

Gerry Butts has “categorically” denied the accusations.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian teacher convicted after he used 'pen camera' to spy on female students Voyeur

Canadian teacher convicted after he used 'pen camera' to spy on female students

Ryan Jarvis (41) was charged with making video recordings of 27 female students.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian man jailed for life for murder and sexual mutilation of 8 men Toronto

Canadian man jailed for life for murder and sexual mutilation of 8 men

Bruce McArthur will be in his 90s before he is eligible for parole from eight concurrent 25-year sentences.

From TheJournal.ie How I Spend My Money: An Irish engineer in Toronto on €62,000 looking to put down roots and buy a house Money Diary

How I Spend My Money: An Irish engineer in Toronto on €62,000 looking to put down roots and buy a house

He has to miss out on a stag do because the trip home would be too pricey.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian landscaper pleads guilty to murders of eight men linked to Toronto's gay community Bruce Mcarthur

Canadian landscaper pleads guilty to murders of eight men linked to Toronto's gay community

Bruce McArthur was expected to go to trial next year, and was considered a surprise by prosecutors.

From TheJournal.ie US charges Huawei in technology theft and sanctions violations, angering China Tech Wars

US charges Huawei in technology theft and sanctions violations, angering China

China has claimed there are “strong political manipulations” behind the case.

From TheJournal.ie Child charged with facilitating terrorist activity and advising person detonate explosive device in Canada Ontario

Child charged with facilitating terrorist activity and advising person detonate explosive device in Canada

Canadian police arrested the child in Kingston, Ontario on Thursday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China Diplomatic Tensions

'Hostage politics': Campaigners condemn death penalty for Canadian citizen in China

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was convicted of drug smuggling.

From TheJournal.ie China-Canada row deepens as Beijing sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death Diplomatic Rift This post contains videos

China-Canada row deepens as Beijing sentences Canadian drug trafficker to death

Robert Lloyd Schellenberg declared his innocence throughout a retrial.

From TheJournal.ie 'Very, very happy' Saudi woman arrives in Canada after receiving asylum Toronto This post contains videos

'Very, very happy' Saudi woman arrives in Canada after receiving asylum

Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun had accused her family of physical and psychological abuse.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi teen fleeing family granted asylum in Canada Rahaf Mohammed Al-Qunun

Saudi teen fleeing family granted asylum in Canada

Mohammed al-Qunun was already en route to Toronto today when Justin Trudeau made the announcement.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China Arrest

Huawei employee arrested in Poland on suspicion of spying for China

The Chinese foreign ministry told AFP it was “highly concerned” by the arrest.

From TheJournal.ie Discovery of 'repeating' radio waves from deep space baffles astronomers Fast Radio Bursts

Discovery of 'repeating' radio waves from deep space baffles astronomers

The waves were discovered by Canadian scientists, who cannot explain their origin.

From TheJournal.ie China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries Diplomatic Tensions

China confirms detention of 2 Canadians as tensions rise between countries

The two cases ratchet up pressure on Canada, which is holding Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US Meng Wanzhou

Canadian court grants Huawei executive bail in ongoing diplomatic spat between China and US

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

From TheJournal.ie Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring Sanctions

Huawei executive detained in Canada seeks bail and electronic monitoring

Meng Wanzhou faces US fraud charges related to alleged sanctions-breaking dealings with Iran.

From TheJournal.ie China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec Meng Wanzhou

China summons Canadian ambassador over 'unconscionable, vile' detention of Huawei exec

Meng Wanzhou has been held since 1 December in Canada on an American extradition request.

From TheJournal.ie 'We have an independent judiciary': Justin Trudeau defends arrest of Chinese executive at request of US Huawei

'We have an independent judiciary': Justin Trudeau defends arrest of Chinese executive at request of US

Meng Wanzhou was arrested last week as she changed flights in Vancouver.

From TheJournal.ie China reacts furiously after Huawei executive arrested in Canada Meng Wanzhou

China reacts furiously after Huawei executive arrested in Canada

Meng Wanzhou was arrested in the western city of Vancouver on 1 December.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian mother and baby killed in suspected bear attack Bear Attack

Canadian mother and baby killed in suspected bear attack

Their bodies were discovered by the child’s father.

From TheJournal.ie Irishman found after going missing in Canada British Columbia

Irishman found after going missing in Canada

Police had asked for the public’s help in locating Damien Hanley.

From The42 We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup Expansion

We could see an extra 16 teams at the next World Cup

Accommodating more sides would vastly complicate Qatar’s task in preparing for the competition.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would legalising cannabis work in Ireland?

Canada is going for it from today.

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately Need For Weed

Cannabis is legal across Canada from today and 109 stores are opening immediately

Medical marijuana dispensaries are already common in parts of the country.

From TheJournal.ie Explosion and fire rip through Canada's largest oil refinery Irving Oil

Explosion and fire rip through Canada's largest oil refinery

Four people received hospital treatment for minor injuries.

From TheJournal.ie 'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

'Our relationship is getting closer': Donald Trump hints at new trade agreement between US and Mexico

The trilateral NAFTA treaty has been a key target of the US president’s aggressive trade strategy.

From TheJournal.ie This Mohawk Grand Chief will show Ireland what we can learn from the indigenous struggle in Canada Joseph Norton

This Mohawk Grand Chief will show Ireland what we can learn from the indigenous struggle in Canada

Grand Chief Joseph Norton is visiting Ireland next week. He told us what he thinks of Justin Trudeau and the current Canadian government.

From TheJournal.ie Two police officers among four fatalities in Canadian mass shooting as suspected gunman arrested New Brunswick

Two police officers among four fatalities in Canadian mass shooting as suspected gunman arrested

The incident happened in the Fredericton area of New Brunswick.

From TheJournal.ie Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies Sudden Dispute

Saudi Arabian airline suspends flights to Toronto as row intensifies

Saudi Arabia has expelled the Canadian ambassador and frozen “all new business”.

From TheJournal.ie Toronto gunman had 'severe mental health challenges', according to family Canada

Toronto gunman had 'severe mental health challenges', according to family

Authorities have named Fassal Hussain as the assailant behind Sunday’s deadly shooting spree.

From TheJournal.ie Toronto shooting: 10-year-old and 18-year-old killed as gunman opens fire at restaurant Canada This post contains videos

Toronto shooting: 10-year-old and 18-year-old killed as gunman opens fire at restaurant

The gunman was shot dead after an exchange of fire with police.

From TheJournal.ie Irish woman (21) dies in Canada car crash Saskatchewan

Irish woman (21) dies in Canada car crash

The young woman had been the sole occupant of the car.

From TheJournal.ie Remains recovered of eighth victim allegedly killed by Canadian landscaper Toronto

Remains recovered of eighth victim allegedly killed by Canadian landscaper

Bruce McArthur (66) was arrested in January and has been charged with eight counts of first-degree murder.

From TheJournal.ie Canadian man killed in rare polar bear attack Sentry Island

Canadian man killed in rare polar bear attack

Aaron Gibbons put himself in harm’s way to protect his children, locals said.

From TheJournal.ie At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar Quebec

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

From TheJournal.ie 'We will not back down' - Canada announces taxes on ketchup and lawnmowers in response to Trump tariffs Playing Ketchup

'We will not back down' - Canada announces taxes on ketchup and lawnmowers in response to Trump tariffs

The taxes on items including ketchup, lawn mowers and motor boats amount to $12.6 billion.

From TheJournal.ie French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach Locked Up

French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach

‘We were locked up all the time and in the yard there was barbed wire and dogs.’

From TheJournal.ie Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use Canada

Canadian MPs vote to legalise cannabis for recreational use

Legalising weed was a 2015 campaign promise of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

From TheJournal.ie Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!' Diplomatic Tensions

Trump continues Twitter attack on US allies following G7 summit: 'Justin acts hurt when called out!'

US president Donald Trump has continued his strong criticism of US allies.

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