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Carbon monoxide exposure at farm in Delta, B.C., sends over 40 people to hospital

Forty-two people were transported to hospital — 10 in serious-to-critical condition — after a carbon monoxide exposure in Delta, B.C. Saturday. READ MORE: Carbon monoxide leak to blame for Metrotown evacuation in Burnaby on Monday evening The incident took place at a greenhouse farm called Windset Farms on 41B St., …

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The Consultant: Ex-intelligence official reveals covert operation to free Boyle family from militants

In the board room of a suburban office building north of Toronto, the plan to free Joshua Boyle and his family from Haqqani Network militants was plotted on whiteboards on the walls. “Operation Hurriyah,” it read across the top in blue marker, using the Arabic term for freedom. “Mission – …

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Justin Trudeau heads to China, set to meet with President Xi Jinping – National

BEIJING – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is on his way to Beijing for a four-day state visit to China, joined by several cabinet ministers. Government officials said on Friday that the focus of Trudeau’s trip will be deepening economic ties and attracting more Chinese investment to Canada. The prime minister …

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Fredericton toddler photobombs his mom’s yoga video, internet loves it

A Fredericton toddler’s cute photobomb is not only racking up the likes online, it’s also getting worldwide attention. Carly Gray, a yoga enthusiast, was recording herself on a cell phone practicing a headstand when her 2-year-old son Jude decides to crawl into the picture. “I set up the video and …

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Karim Baratov, Canadian accused in Yahoo hacking case, to plead guilty next week – National

Nov 24 (Reuters) – A Canadian accused by the United States of helping Russian intelligence agents break into email accounts as part of a massive 2014 breach of Yahoo accounts is expected to plead guilty next week, according to court records. Karim Baratov, who earlier this year waived his right …

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Canadian aircraft en route to assist search for missing Argentine sub: Sajjan

Canada has joined the search for the missing Argintinian submarine that was last heard from over a week ago. Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan announced Thursday that a CC-144 Challenger aircraft had departed from Halifax to assist with the search and rescue efforts for the missing Argentinian submarine and 44-person crew on …

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Russia won’t reveal names of ‘large number of Canadians’ it’s blacklisted – National

Dozens of Canadians have been blacklisted by Russia in response to Canada’s decision to sanction 30 Russian officials, but Russia won’t reveal the names on the list. “We can confirm that a large number of Canadian political actors pursuing a toxic Russophobic agenda were blacklisted,” Kirill Kalinin, a spokesman for …

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Paradise Papers: CRA vows to crack down on offshore tax evasion by wealthy Canadians – National

OTTAWA – The Canada Revenue Agency says it won’t hesitate to investigate new evidence of offshore tax evasion in the wake of a second massive leak of tax haven financial records. The leak of some 13.4 million records, dubbed the Paradise Papers, lifts another veil on the often murky ways …

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Bob Rae urged to get Asian powers to pressure Myanmar over Rohingya crisis – National

OTTAWA – Canada’s special envoy for the Rohingya crisis, Bob Rae, should enlist some of Myanmar‘s influential Asian neighbours to help stop attacks against its minority Muslim population, says a former United Nations disaster response chief. Jan Egeland, who was UN undersecretary general for humanitarian affairs and emergency relief at …

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Justin Trudeau supports undivided Spain

SAINT BRUNO-DE-MONTARVILE, Que. – Canada supports an undivided Spain, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday in response to the Catalan regional parliament in Barcelona passing a motion unilaterally establishing a new country. “Canada recognizes one united Spain,” Trudeau said in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, just east of Montreal. READ MORE: Spain ousts Catalonia’s …

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