Saturday, October 23, 2021

Families of Canadians trapped in Syria turn to Federal Court to force government help

September 30, 2021 4:16 pm OTTAWA — The families of Canadians trapped in northern Syria are asking the Federal Court to force Ottawa to help them. The 11 families say in...

Entrepreneur helping Afghans is ‘shining example of Canadian compassion’: minister

September 12, 2021 6:06 am OTTAWA — A Toronto property developer who has worked tirelessly to help hundreds of people fleeing the Taliban settle in Canada — spending $50,000 to...

Twenty years after 9/11, the U.S. finds itself on the other side of the...

September 7, 2021 3:01 am WASHINGTON — Fiery explosions, the innocent falling from the sky, presidential vows of vengeance: America's 20-year war on terror seemed to end much the way...

Ottawa pins hopes on Kabul airport reopening as hundreds with links to Canada stuck

August 31, 2021 4:06 pm Ottawa is pinning its hopes on the Kabul airport soon reopening as thousands of people with links to Canada found themselves stranded in Taliban-controlled Afghanistan...

More than 1,200 people with links to Canada still in Afghanistan: Garneau

August 31, 2021 9:46 am OTTAWA — Hundreds of Canadian citizens, permanent residents and family members remain in Afghanistan, Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau revealed Tuesday as the federal government...

Canadian groups look to Pakistan border as U.S. ends flights from Afghanistan

August 30, 2021 4:21 pm OTTAWA — The end of U.S. military flights from Kabul has left Canadian veterans and refugee advocates weighing several bad choices as they seek to...

Canada’s last military flight to leave Kabul Thursday, as Monsef admonishes Taliban

August 25, 2021 7:46 pm The Canadian military will end its mission at Kabul airport on Thursday, as Liberal cabinet minister Maryam Monsef sparked controversy by using the term "brothers"...

Canada’s military to leave Kabul before U.S. deadline, as Monsef admonishes Taliban

August 25, 2021 4:01 pm The Canadian military will end its mission at Kabul airport earlier than expected, the Liberal defence minister said Wednesday, while his cabinet colleague Maryam Monsef...

Canadian military drawdown will begin before Aug. 31 American deadline: Sajjan

August 25, 2021 11:26 am OTTAWA — The Canadian military will begin wrapping up its mission at Kabul airport ahead of the Aug. 31 deadline the United States set for...

Biden rejects U.S. extension in Kabul, as Trudeau, G7 leaders extend offers to stay

August 24, 2021 4:51 pm OTTAWA — While Prime Minister Justin Trudeau offered Tuesday to keep Canadian military personnel in Afghanistan after Aug. 31, his fellow G7 leaders were not...

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Sri Lanka gives booster shots to front-line workers, seniors

October 23, 2021 3:36 am COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Saturday announced plans to offer booster shots to front-line workers followed by...

Canadian ski resorts face labour shortage, government slow to issue working visas

October 23, 2021 3:01 am VANCOUVER — Canadian ski resorts that rely heavily on international workers are steadying themselves for a labour shortage this winter...

Lim takes 4-stroke lead at LPGA tournament in South Korea

October 23, 2021 2:46 am BUSAN, South Korea (AP) — Hee Jeong Lim has taken a four-stroke lead into the final round of the LPGA...