- Canada grants asylum to woman who sheltered Edward Snowden in Hong Kong
TORONTO — A Filipino woman who helped shelter former NSA contractor Edward Snowden when he fled to Hong Kong has been granted refugee status in Canada. Vanessa Rodel and her daughter Keana arrived in Toronto Monday evening. “I feel so great and I feel like I’m free,” she said. Lawyer Robert Tibbo represented Rodel as...
- Frank Ntilikina’s Knicks season might officially be a waste
While there is hope rookie Kevin Knox potentially can return Thursday against Toronto and not miss any action, Knicks coach David Fizdale could not commit to Frank Ntilikina’s return this season. Knox practiced limitedly on Tuesday, and that was the good news coming out of Knicks practice after he suffered an ankle sprain that looked...
- China suspends license of Canadian canola company
China has suspended the license of a second major Canadian canola exporter, a blow to a $2 billion export sector that is widely seen as retaliation for Canada's arrest of a top executive of Chinese tech giant Huawei.
- CANADA STOCKS-Energy stocks lift TSX at open
Canada's main stock index gained at the
open on Tuesday with energy stocks leading the gains, as oil
prices rose towards $68 on OPEC supply cuts and expectations of
lower U.S. inventories.
- PRESS DIGEST- Canada- March 26
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- CANADA STOCKS-TSX futures rise on higher oil prices
Stock futures pointed to a higher
opening for Canada's main stock index on Tuesday, as oil prices
rose with OPEC-led supply cuts and expectations of lower U.S.
inventories countering concerns about global economic growth.
- Video shows student's kidnapping by masked men
Police in Canada are searching for Lu Wanzhen, a 22-year-old Chinese international student whose apparent abduction by a group of masked men was caught on camera in the Ontario city of Markham.
- The Islanders never saw this level of John Tavares
TORONTO — John Tavares had the first four-goal game of his career and the Maple Leafs beat the Panthers 7-5 on Monday night. Tavares, who signed a seven-year, $77 million contract with the Leafs in free agency on July 1, has 45 goals this season, the most by a player in his first season with...
- Chinese student kidnapped in Canadian condo garage
A Chinese national studying in Canada was shocked multiple times by a man with a stun gun in a violent kidnapping in the underground parking garage of his condominium north of Toronto, authorities said Monday.
- Apple’s Hulu-like news app gives access to WSJ, 300 magazines
Apple on Monday unveiled a news subscription service that will give access to digital editions of 300 magazines as well as a curated list of stories from the Wall Street Journal and several other big newspapers including the LA Times and the Toronto Star. The new Apple service, called Apple News +, will charge $9.99...
- Tennis star who blasted ‘drama queen’ now being mocked
Angelique Kerber is now trying to play nice, but the tennis world isn’t letting her get off so easily. After she lost to Bianca Andreescu for the second time in a week early Sunday, Kerber called the 18-year-old Canadian “the biggest drama queen ever” during a cold handshake at the net. Andreescu had taken a...
- World’s biggest T-rex found by Canadian paleontologists
That’s one gigantic dinosaur. Paleontologists at the University of Alberta recently reported the world’s largest Tyrannosaurus rex, and the biggest dinosaur skeleton ever found in Canada. The enormous dinosaur, which was 42 feet long and weighed 19,400 pounds, roamed prehistoric Saskatchewan 66 million years ago and was nicknamed Scotty. “This is the rex of rexes,”...
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