Canada, US extend border closure to non-essential travel

TORONTO (AP) — Canada and the US have agreed to extend their agreement to keep border closed to non essential travel to June 21 during the coronavirus pandemic. A senior government ...

Air Canada to lay off more than 20,000 because of pandemic

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s largest airline said Friday it plans to lay off at least 20,000 employees because of the coronavirus pandemic. Air Canada said the cuts affect more than half...

Canada and the U.S. working on extending border closure

TORONTO (AP) — Canada and the U.S. are working on an agreement to extend the closing their border to nonessential travel during the coronavirus pandemic, a Canadian government official said Wednesday....

Stuck on cruise ships during pandemic, crews beg to go home

MIAMI (AP) — Carolina Vásquez lost track of days and nights, unable to see the sunlight while stuck for two weeks in a windowless cruise ship cabin as a fever took hold of her body. ...

Google affiliate scraps plan for Toronto smart city project

TORONTO (AP) — Google said Thursday it is abandoning its smart-city development in Toronto. A unit of Google’s parent company Alphabet had been proposing to turn a rundown part of T...

'No remedy, no rights': China blocks foreigners from leaving

SHANGHAI (AP) — Mandy Luo was supposed to get on a plane back to Seattle with her mother and finish high school like everyone else. But at the airport in Shanghai, a security office...

U.S. couple's nightmare: Held in China, away from daughter

SHANGHAI (AP) — The first thing Daniel Hsu noticed about the room was that there were no sharp edges. The walls were covered with beige rubber, the table wrapped in soft, grey leather. White blinds co...

Remains found, 5 presumed dead from chopper crash off Greece

TORONTO (AP) — Additional remains have been found and five missing Canadian military members from a helicopter crash off Greece are now presumed dead, the Canadian military said Friday. ...

Canada bans assault-style weapons after mass shooting

TORONTO (AP) — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Friday that Canada is banning assault-style weapons immediately. Trudeau cited numerous mass shootings in the country, including th...

Canada mass shooter obtained police car replica at auction

TORONTO (AP) — A gunman who killed 22 people in Nova Scotia this month obtained a replica police car at an auction and outfitted it with a light bar and decals that made it look almost identical to a ...

Canada mass shooting erupted from argument, official says

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s worst mass shooting erupted from an argument between the gunman and his girlfriend, who survived the attack, a police official said. The official confirmed t...

Official: Canada shooting erupted after domestic dispute

TORONTO (AP) — Canada’s worst mass shooting started as a domestic dispute between the gunman and his girlfriend, who survived the attack, a police official said late Thursday. The o...

Canadian police say gunman acted alone in killing 22 people

TORONTO (AP) — A gunman acted alone in waging a weekend rampage that killed at least 22 people across northern and central Nova Scotia, Canadian police said Wednesday as they faced mounting criticism ...

Grandson fears missing grandparents killed in Canada attack

TORONTO (AP) — A young man says his grandparents are missing after their two-story log cabin was set ablaze during the rampage by a gunman that left at least 18 dead and homes in smoldering ruins in r...

Canada's worst mass shooting leaves at least 16 dead

TORONTO (AP) — A gunman disguised as a police officer went on a 12-hour rampage in the Canadian province of Nova Scotia, shooting people in their homes, setting fires and killing at least 16 people, i...