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Canada condemns ‘cowardly’ attack in Burkina Faso

The Canadian government has strongly condemned an apparent terrorist attack in Burkina Faso’s capital on Friday that has killed at least seven people and wounded some fifty others in a coordinated assault on the army headquarters and French embassy. “Our» 


Women dying of heart disease unnecessarily: report

The advocacy group, Heart & Stroke, says too many women are unnecessarily suffering and dying from heart disease in Canada. It adds “they have been left behind because they are under-researched, under-diagnosed and under-treated, and under-supported during recovery.” And not» 

Internet, Science and Technology

Canadian Forces get new vehicle

New types of war, new environments, new types of vehicle. It may remind some of the British SAS Land Rovers, or the now gone versions of the Canadian Iltis, perhaps the U.S. dune buggy like, Chenowth FAV, or perhaps even» 


‘Really scared’ girl has hijab cut by stranger: update

News media across Canada reported the case of an 11-year-old girl who was on her way to school on Jan. 12, 2018 when a man approached her with a pair of scissors and cut her hijab. This was said to» 

Health, International, Internet, Science and Technology

A first in Canada: major advance for patients with severe heart problems

For those undergoing treatment for heart failure there’s a new advantage in health care treatment. A patient in Montreal has undergone the first operation in Canada in conjunction with a new technology for a Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy Defibrillator (CRT-D). This» 

International, Politics, Society

Gas attacks in Syria called ‘the new normal’

There has been an increasing number of gas attacks in Syria and the world must stop what has become ‘a new normal,’ according to a coalition of humanitarian groups. The founder of the American Relief Coalition for Syria says medical» 


Mosque victim helped hometown in Guinea

Mamadou Tanou Barry was one of six men gunned down in a mosque in Quebec City on January 29th. He was a 42-year-old father of two and a man who sent financial and other aid to his hometown of Labe,» 


Vigils held across Canada to mourn victims of mosque attack

Huge crowds turned out in the freezing cold in several Canadian cities last night to mourn the victims of the Quebec mosque attack and to express solidarity with Muslims. In Quebec City, blocks from where the attack took place, Prime» 


Vigils planned for victims of mosque attack

The deadly attack on a Quebec City mosque last night shocked the country and prompted people in several cities to mobilize. Very shortly after news of the attack spread, activists in Montreal announced a vigil would be held this evening» 


Premier pleads for unity, respect after mosque attack

The premier of the province of Quebec said “it was totally impossible to understand” the attack on a Quebec city mosque which has taken the lives of six people so far and injured 19 others. Speaking at a news conference»