Category Archives: International

Heart-wrenching tweets from 7-year-old Aleppo girl show an inside look of Aleppo International, News, Uncategorized

By: Kylie Vaillancourt Bana Alabed, a seven-year-old girl who received thousands of followers from tweeting in Aleppo since September, tweeted Sunday that her house had been bombed. Tonight we have no house, it’s bombed & I got in rubble. I saw deaths and I almost died. – Bana #Aleppo pic.twitter.com/arGYZaZqjg — Bana Alabed (@AlabedBana) November

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Japan rocked with aftershocks after quake off Fukushima coast International, News

By: Chris Besik Japan is still being affected by aftershocks after Fukushima was rocked by a 7.4 magnitude earthquake. And the events there are a reminder of the power of seismic activity, an expert told Humber News on Tuesday. According to the Japanese Meteorologists Agency tsunami warnings that had been issued Tuesday morning have been lifted, but people are being cautioned to

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Trump’s withdrawal from TPP: What does it mean for Canada? Business, International, News, Politics

By: Hunter Crowther Canadian businesses are adjusting to Donald Trump’s announcement the United States will withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement once he takes office. In a video released Monday night, the president-elect shared his priorities for when he succeeds President Barack Obama on Jan. 20. He called the TPP “a potential disaster” for the United States.

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New Zealand quakes: Canada’s fault lines International, News, Uncategorized

By: Chris Besik As New Zealand recovers from a cluster of powerful earthquakes and after-shocks, earthquake experts in Canada say this country could be rocked by similar quakes on our West Coast. “People in Vancouver have chosen to live there, so they’re going to get an earthquake every 100 years or so and in California the same,”

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2016 U.S. Election: Live updates International, Politics, Specials

By: Brandon-Richard Austin and Chris Besik Results 2:43 a.m. Donald Trump has taken the electoral majority vote. He currently holds 276 votes while Clinton has just 218. Donald Trump is the president-elect of the United States. Electoral Seats (270 wins the presidency) Hillary Clinton: 218 Donald Trump: 279 1:45 a.m. Donald Trump has taken the state of

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Janet Reno, first female U.S. Attourney General, dead at 78 International, News, Politics

By: Ken Kellar Janet Reno, the first woman appointed to the position of Attorney General in the United States, has died at age 78. Reno was diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease in 1995, while she was still in office as the Attorney General. Reno’s sister said on Monday morning that complications from Parkinson’s was the cause

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UK Parliament must vote on Brexit negotiations, court rules International, News, Politics

By: David Tuchman The English High Court on Thursday ruled that Parliament must vote on whether the UK can begin the process of breaking apart from the EU. This means the British government on its own cannot trigger formal exit negotiations with the EU (also called article 50 of the Libson treaty) without the consent

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Belgian government agrees to support Canada, EU trade deal International, News, Politics

The Belgian government reached an agreement Thursday to support the free trade deal, called CETA, between the European Union and Canada following seven years of negotiations. The Canadian government expressed its support to see a deal reached but was also quick to point out that a lot of work still needs to be done. “This is a

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