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International, Politics

Canada presses Iran to grant access to Ukrainian jet crash investigation

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne spoke to his Iranian counterpart late last night, pressing him to grant Canadian officials immediate access to the site of the fatal Ukraine International Airlines plane crash that killed all 176 people aboard, including »


Multiple fatalities confirmed in British Columbia plane crash

Authorities in British Columbia are reporting multiple fatalities following a plane crash on Gabriola Island, near the city of Nanaimo on the eastern coast of Vancouver Island, on Tuesday evening. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) detachment on Gabriola Island »

International, Society

Dozens of Canadians stranded in Cuba following plane crash

Dozens of Canadians have been stranded in Cuba after Cuban authorities grounded dozens of flights in the wake of a plane crash that claims the lives of 110 people on Friday. Some complained that they have been unable to reach »

Highlights, International, Society

Canada history; Feb 21 1941: tragedy strikes a medical legend

The name of Dr Frederick Banting of Toronto is legendary in medical circles and to untold numbers of people owe their lives to his discovery of insulin. He announced the discovery in February 1922, and the world proclaimed it as »