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Canada: Country in North America
Canada is a country in the northern part of North America. Its ten provinces and three territories extend from the Atlantic to the Pacific and northward into the Arctic Ocean, covering 9.98 million square kilometres, making it the world's second-largest country by total area. Canada's southern border with the United States is the world's longest bi-national land border. Its capital is Ottawa, and its three largest metropolitan areas are Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. As a whole, Canada is sparsely populated, the majority of its land area being dominated by forest and tundra. Consequently, its population is highly urbanized, with over 80 percent of its inhabitants concentrated in large and medium-sized cities, many near the southern border. Canada's climate varies widely across its vast area, ranging from arctic weather in the north, to hot summers in the southern regions, with four distinct seasons.

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Rapper Kodak Black arrested in New York on drug, weapons charges

Rapper Kodak Black was released from custody by the New York State Police on Thursday after being arrested on drug and gun charges while coming across the Canada-U.S. border near Niagara Falls, police..
Reuters - Published

Canada avalanche: Three professional climbers believed killed in Rockies

canada avalanche: three professional climbers believed killed in rockies
The three, from the US and Europe, are believed to have died scaling a mountain in the Rockies.
BBC News - Published

Videos for Canada

Chasten Buttigieg Could Be The First Gentleman And America Loves Him [Video]Chasten Buttigieg Could Be The First Gentleman And America Loves Him

According to Business Insider, the first gentleman of South Bend has become a social media sweetheart in his own right. Chasten Buttigieg, who is married to South Bend's Mayor and presidential hopeful..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:34Published

Move Over Beer And Wine, Weed Happy Hours Are A Thing [Video]Move Over Beer And Wine, Weed Happy Hours Are A Thing

According to Business Insider, Office happy hours are getting a twist in states where recreational weed is legal, with employees celebrating the end of the workweek by lighting up or snacking on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

TSA Catches Man Smuggling Handgun [Video]TSA Catches Man Smuggling Handgun

According to Business Insider, A New York man was arrested after a handgun was discovered hidden inside a DVD player he had packed in his checked bag at John F. Kennedy International Airport on..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Trump Cursed Mueller's Appointment [Video]Trump Cursed Mueller's Appointment

According to Reuters, U.S. President Donald Trump believed the appointment of a special counsel to take over the federal probe of Russian interference into the 2016 election would spell the end of his..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:43Published

5 Things To Always Buy At Home Depot [Video]5 Things To Always Buy At Home Depot

1. There is always a large selection of well-priced lightbulbs to choose from at Home Depot. 2. If there is a need for a refrigerator upgrade, Home Depot offers warranty packages. 3. When the holidays..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

The Digital Equity Act [Video]The Digital Equity Act

According to Broadcasting & Cable, A trio of Senate Democrats have launched the latest legislative effort to close the digital divide, this one aimed at funding state and community group efforts. Sens...

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:54Published

Ted Cruz Gets Called Out Over Making Fun Of Disney's Notre Dame Donation [Video]Ted Cruz Gets Called Out Over Making Fun Of Disney's Notre Dame Donation

According to Business Insider, Only two days after the fire that wrecked havoc to the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, severely damaging the more than 850-year-old structure, Cruz posted a tweet poking..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Canada Is Launching Tax Credit For Electric Vehicles But Teslas Are Too Expensive [Video]Canada Is Launching Tax Credit For Electric Vehicles But Teslas Are Too Expensive

Canada is launching a $5,000 tax credit for zero-emission vehicles on May 1. According to Business Insider, Tesla vehicles will be ineligible for the credit because they're too expensive. The base..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

What Is The Safest Country On Earth For Women? [Video]What Is The Safest Country On Earth For Women?

Australia is the safest country in the world for women, according to data the consultancy New World Wealth released in its 2019 Global Wealth Migration Review. Australia has earned the top spot for..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:38Published

Fleeing Brunei: 'If I die, I lived a good life' [Video]Fleeing Brunei: 'If I die, I lived a good life'

Nineteen year-old transgender refugee Zoella Zayce fled to Canada in 2018 from Brunei, which this month introduced the death penalty for homosexuality. This is her story in her words. Rough Cut (no..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published

Andrew Yang's Presidential Rally [Video]Andrew Yang's Presidential Rally

According to Business Insider, Andrew Yang, the upstart Democratic presidential candidate without a background in politics, held a rally Monday at the Lincoln Memorial and drew a large and diverse..

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Trump's Campaign And It's Main Target Demographic [Video]Trump's Campaign And It's Main Target Demographic

According to Business Insider, data from Bully Pulpit Interactive shows that the Trump campaign is spending nearly half (44%) of its Facebook ad budget to target users who are over 65 years old, as..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Fox News’ Bernie Sanders Town Hall [Video]Fox News’ Bernie Sanders Town Hall

According to SF Gate, On Monday, leading 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders took the stage in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, for a town hall hosted by Fox News. The event was a big..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

White House Counsel Under Obama Charged By Justice Department [Video]White House Counsel Under Obama Charged By Justice Department

According to Reuters, a former White House counsel in the Obama administration was been charged by the Justice Department. Greg Craig was charged with lying to the Justice Department about work he..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Boosting EV Tax Credits [Video]Boosting EV Tax Credits

WASHINGTON — A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers will introduce legislation on Wednesday to expand the electric vehicle tax credit by 400,000 vehicles per manufacturer, a provision that would give a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau Sinking In Polls As Scandal Takes Its Toll [Video]Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau Sinking In Polls As Scandal Takes Its Toll

According to a report by Reuters, six months ahead of an October election, polls put Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, who took office in late 2015, at risk of being the first prime minister of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:45Published

Trump Sacks US Secret Service Director [Video]Trump Sacks US Secret Service Director

According to CNN, Secret Service director Randolph Alles has been sacked from the post. Alles has served as the Secret Service director since 2017, but two weeks ago he was told there would be a change..

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Canada May Regulate Social Media Sites Ahead of Election [Video]Canada May Regulate Social Media Sites Ahead of Election

Canada's upcoming federal election is in October.

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Scheer responds to Trudeau lawsuit threat [Video]Scheer responds to Trudeau lawsuit threat

The leader of Canada's opposition Conservative Party says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau threatened to sue him for libel over statements made about a scandal that has dogged Trudeau and his ruling..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:37Published

Astronauts embark on six and a half hour spacewalk [Video]Astronauts embark on six and a half hour spacewalk

An American and Canadian astronaut have begun a six and a half hour spacewalk to update the power system on the International Space Station. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:00Published

Neville pleased with performance in Canada defeat [Video]Neville pleased with performance in Canada defeat

England Women boss Phil Neville declared himself disappointed with the result but "quite happy" overall after the 1-0 friendly defeat to Canada at the Academy Stadium.

Credit: PA - Press Association STUDIO     Duration: 00:34Published

G7 Foreign Minister Warns Against Libyan Offensive [Video]G7 Foreign Minister Warns Against Libyan Offensive

According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, foreign ministers from the group of seven nations said that they were strongly opposed to military action in the country and warned eastern Libyan commander..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Seven Women Settle Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby [Video]Seven Women Settle Defamation Lawsuit Against Bill Cosby

According to SFGate, seven women who accused Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct have settled their lawsuit. Court papers state that all claims have been settled to each Plaintiff's satisfaction. The..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

France hosts G7 but someone's not there [Video]France hosts G7 but someone's not there

France offered a wary welcome to foreign ministers from the Group of Seven on Friday for a meeting overshadowed by a snub from the U.S., Brexit and "Yellow Vests" protests in Paris. Anna Bevan reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

France hosts G7 in shadow of Trump snub, Brexit and yellow vests [Video]France hosts G7 in shadow of Trump snub, Brexit and yellow vests

France offered a wary welcome to foreign ministers from the Group of Seven on Friday for a meeting overshadowed by a snub from the U.S., Brexit and "Yellow Vests" protests in Paris. Anna Bevan reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

 

Three world-class climbers presumed dead in Canadian avalanche

Three renowned professional alpinists are missing and presumed dead after an avalanche in Canada's Rocky Mountains, Parks Canada said on Thursday.
Reuters - Published

Conservative victory in Canada's Alberta may spell trouble for Trudeau

A right-leaning, pro-energy party won a landslide victory in Canada's main oil-producing province of Alberta late on Tuesday, signaling momentum may be building against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau..
Reuters - Published

Alberta's foray into leftist politics sets stage for strong opposition

Alberta's New Democratic Party crashed out of government after Tuesday's provincial election, but one of the most inexperienced parties ever to take office in Canada will likely become the strongest..
Reuters - Published

New leader of Canada's Alberta province chips away at Trudeau's green plan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's already shaky bid to persuade Canadians to fight climate change will get even tougher after the election on Tuesday of conservative Jason Kenney as premier of the..
Reuters - Published

Canada says considering options after U.S. decision on Cuba

Canada is considering its options after a U.S. decision to lift a long-standing ban against ban against U.S. citizens filing lawsuits against foreign companies that use properties seized by Cuba’s..
Reuters - Published

Right-wing party wins power in Canada's oil region, attacks Trudeau on environment

A right-of-center party swept to power in Canada's main oil-producing province of Alberta on Tuesday and attacked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's efforts to fight climate change, raising tension just..
Reuters - Published

Alberta election: UCP wins majority victory over NDP

alberta election: ucp wins majority victory over ndp
The UCP win could lead to a collision with Justin Trudeau's Liberals over Canadian climate policy.
BBC News - Published

Alberta's main party leaders in Canada's provincial vote

Alberta, Canada's main oil-producing province, is voting on Tuesday to elect a new government. The two main parties are Rachel Notley's ruling New Democratic Party and Jason Kenney's United..
Reuters - Published

Right-wing opposition sweeps to power in Canada's oil region, sets up fight with Trudeau

A right-of-center party that champions the energy industry swept to power in Canada's main oil-producing province of Alberta on Tuesday, setting up a fight with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over..
Reuters - Published

Canada group sues government over Google's Sidewalk Labs

Waterfront Toronto's plan to partner with a Google sister-company has faced fierce opposition.
BBC News - Published

Canada court orders fresh look into Trudeau visit to Aga Khan's island

A federal judge has ordered Canada's lobbying commissioner to reconsider a probe into whether the Aga Khan broke the rules by inviting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's family to vacation on his private..
Reuters - Published

Transgender teenager from Brunei seeks asylum in Canada

Zoella Zayce displays no photos of her family in her basement apartment in Vancouver, thousands of miles from where she left them in Brunei. The 19-year-old refugee claimant is a transgender woman,..
Reuters - Published

Four dead after Canada shootings, man in custody: police

Four people were shot dead in Penticton, British Colombia, on Monday and a suspect is in custody, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said in a statement.
Reuters - Published

Canada lawmaker says Trudeau's warning against white supremacy is ethnic attack

Maxime Bernier, the founder of a right-wing party running in Canada's October federal election, said on Monday that Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's warnings about the dangers of white supremacy..
Reuters - Published

Canada expands sanctions, adds 43 people close to Venezuela's Maduro

Canada expanded sanctions against the Venezuelan government of President Nicolas Maduro on Monday, according to a statement from Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, targeting an additional 43 people..
Reuters - Published

Canada's Trudeau isn't talking about it, but legal pot is going well

Long lines formed on a sub-zero morning last week to buy marijuana over the counter from three different shops in Ottawa, the first capital in the industrialized world to open them.
Reuters - Published

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