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A health worker demonstrates in Barcelona

A health worker is seen through a sign, as she demonstrates with her co-workers to get back the 5 percent of the salary that was cut ten years ago in front of Vall d’Hebron Hospital, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, in Barcelona, Spain, May 12, 2020. REUTERS/Nacho Doce »

Economy, International, Internet, Science & Technology, Politics

Canada accepts new Search and Rescue aircraft

In spite of ongoing concerns over the manuals for the plane, the Canadian military has accepted the first of its new Search and Rescue (SAR) aircraft from Airbus. Known as the CC-295 the plane was to be delivered by December »

International, Politics

Catalan separatist leader denied entry to Canada

The leader of the Catalan separatist movement in Spain has been officially denied entry to Canada. Carles Puigdemont, fled Spain after the wealthy autonomous region of Catalonia voted for independence from Spain in 2017. The Spanish government declared the independence »

Arts & Entertainment

Joan Miró’s free spirit for the first time in Quebec in 30 years

Canada’s Francophone province of Quebec will have a taste of Spain this summer as nearly 200 works of art by internationally renowned Spanish painter and sculptor Joan Miró (1893-1983) will be on display at the Musée national des beaux-arts du »

Immigration & Refugees, Politics

Catalan separatist denied entry to Canada

Invited by Quebec separatists, a challenge to the denial of entry will be placed with federal court today Invited to tour Quebec by a separatist group in the province, Spain’s Catalan separatist leader was denied a visa by the Canadian »

International, Politics

Canada supports united Spain amid Catalonia independence crisis, Trudeau says

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau added his voice to those of the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Germany and the European Union, reaffirming his support for “one united Spain” Friday in response to the Catalan regional parliament’s unilateral declaration of »

International

1 Canadian killed, 4 injured in ‘cowardly attack’ in Barcelona: Trudeau

One Canadian was killed and four others injured in the deadly van attack in Barcelona on Thursday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confirmed Friday as he offered his condolences to the victims’ families and wished speedy recovery to the injured. “We »

Environment & Animal Life, Society

Canadian man gored in Pamplona’s running of the bulls

A Canadian man is lucky to be alive after he was gored by a bull in the controversial but highly popular running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, Spain. The 46-year-old man, identified only by his initials PCO, is listed »

Economy, Environment & Animal Life, International, Politics, Society

History- June 3, 1578, When London streets would be paved with Canadian “gold”

Martin Frobisher, Arctic explorer leaves on his 3rd voyage June 3, 1578 The old British 19th century folk tale involving the fictional Dick Whittington and his cat, who left poverty behind in the country heading to London, a city of »