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  • Convicted MP Dean Del Mastro Resigns Seat in House of Commons

    OTTAWA—Disgraced Peterborough MP Dean Del Mastro abruptly resigned his House of Commons seat Wednesday, less than a week after a judge found him guilty on... Read more

  • Memorial crosses and a Canadian flag sit in the ground near the dressing station in Ypres, Belgium, where Lt.-Col. John McCrae treated the wounded and composed his famous poem “In Flanders Fields” after burying his friend. On Nov. 6, 2014, a plaque will be unveiled in Guelph honouring McCrae, whose famous World War I poem became the inspiration behind the Remembrance Day poppy. (Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

    John McCrae, Author of ‘In Flanders Fields,’ Honoured in His Hometown

    Just a few days before Remembrance Day on Nov. 11, a plaque will be unveiled honouring the man whose famous World War I poem became... Read more

  • S. Michelle Driedger is an expert advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca and Professor and Canada Research Chair in Environment and Health Risk Communication in the Department of Community Health Sciences, College of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Manitoba.

    How to Fight ‘Fearbola’ in Canada

    ‘Fearbola’ is the recent term being used to describe widespread public fears of an Ebola outbreak in the United States. ‘Fearbola’ is said to spread... Read more

  • Brent Rathgeber, MP for Edmonton-St. Albert and chair of the Parliamentary Friends of Falun Gong, speaks at a rally organized ahead of Prime Minister Stephen Harper's visit to China at the Alberta Legislature in Edmonton on Nov. 4, 2014. The rally was held by the Falun Dafa Association of Edmonton to ask the prime minister to publicly ask Chinese authorities to release imprisoned Falun Gong practitioners, to end the persecution of Falun Gong, and to end the practice of forced organ harvesting from living prisoners of conscience. (Shar Chen/Epoch Times)

    Edmonton Man Wants PM to Ask for Release of Sister on China Trip

    EDMONTON—Robin Li’s sister, Hong Li, was arrested two years ago in China for practicing Falun Gong and was sent to prison.  Now Li, a Chinese-Canadian... Read more

  • (L-R) Green Party deputy leader Bruce Hyer, Falun Dafa Association of Canada president Xun Li, and Falun Gong practitioners He Lizhi and Paul Li look on as David Kilgour, organ harvesting investigator and former Secretary of State (Asia Pacific), speaks at a press conference on Parliament’s Centre Block, Nov. 4, 2014. (Matthew Little/Epoch Times)

    Falun Gong Rally Calls On Harper to Speak Out on Organ Harvesting In China

    OTTAWA—Paul Li is afraid his father could be one of the thousands of Falun Gong adherents who disappear in jails and leave in bits and... Read more

  • Tibetan-Canadians are outraged that the Toronto Star has partnered with a propaganda show put on by the Chinese regime that whitewashes crimes in Tibet. The Tiff Bell Lightbox is one of the venues hosting the performance. Students for a Free Tibet Canada want the Star and Tiff to withdraw their support and cooperation in staging the performances that are part of Canada-China Tibetan Culture Week. (Raysonho @ Open Grid Scheduler/Grid Engine)

    Toronto Star and TIFF Help China Whitewash Crimes Against Tibetans

    The Toronto Star and TIFF Bell Lightbox are helping cover up the horrific crimes being carried out against Tibetans by supporting and hosting the 2014... Read more

  • A Canadian CF-18 Hornet. (Patcard/Wikimedia Commons)

    Canadian Warplanes Launch First Airstrike in Iraq

    TORONTO—Canadian warplanes involved in the U.S.-led bombing campaign against militants in Iraq have launched their first airstrikes since deploying to the region. A statement from... Read more

  • Doctors and staff participate in a preparedness exercise on diagnosing and treating patients with Ebola virus symptoms, at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. The exercise was observed by Los Angeles County health department officials. (AP Photo/UCLA Health System, Reed Hutchinson)

    Canada Restricts Visas Amid Ebola Scare

    TORONTO— Canada has joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease... Read more

  • In this file photo, former Canadian MP David Kilgour (L) and international human rights lawyer David Matas testified on their seven-year investigation into illegal organ harvesting in China at the human rights subcommittee on Feb. 5, 2013. (Matthew Little/The Epoch Times)

    Forced Organ Harvesting in China Discussed in Edmonton

    Alberta has a certain legendary appeal for Ethan Gutmann, having heard the province immortalized in the ever-influential “Four Strong Winds,” a song covered by everyone... Read more

  • Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper meets with soldiers in the Canadian army during a ceremony at the National War Memorial on Oct. 24, 2014 in Ottawa, Canada. It was here two days earlier that a gunman killed Cpl. Nathan Cirillo, a soldier guarding the memorial. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Canada Grapples With Freedoms Versus Security After Shooting

    OTTAWA, Canada—Two men espousing extremist views killed Canadian soldiers in two separate incidents, but were they terrorists? It is a question at the heart of... Read more

  • UNICEF Canada president and CEO David Morley. UNICEF is commending the Canadian government and its provincial counterparts after it found the country's overall child poverty rate decreased during the recession five years ago.  (The Canadian Press/HO, UNICEF Canada)

    Fewer Children in Canada Living in Poverty Since Recession: UNICEF

    Overall, fewer Canadian children are living in poverty then when the 2008-2012 recession began, according to a large-scale study released by UNICEF comparing global poverty... Read more

  • People demonstrate against the Toronto District School Board's partnership with the Beijing-controlled Confucius Institute outside the TDSB on Oct. 29, 2014. (Allen Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Toronto School Board Drops Confucius Institute

    Canada’s largest school board has shown the door to the Beijing-run Confucius Institute. Twenty of the twenty-two Toronto District School Board (TDSB) trustees voted in... Read more

  • Dr. Jeff Zaltzman, director of Renal Transplants, Medicine and Nephrology at St. Michael’s Hospital, said at the Oct. 23, 2014, Toronto forum that he was familiar with questionable transplants in China and was concerned about the implications. (Allen Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Organ Harvesting in China Puts Canadian Doctors in Tough Spot

    OTTAWA, Canada—Growing evidence that the Chinese regime is taking organs from religious and political prisoners, and killing them in the process, is putting Canadian transplant... Read more

  • Tory Says Will Reach out to Ford Nation, Make ‘One Toronto’

    TORONTO—Mayor-elect John Tory pledged Tuesday Oct. 28 to reach out to large stretches of the city that shunned him at the ballot box, saying he... Read more

  • Sleeping Pill Use Among Seniors Too Common, Group Says

    TORONTO—A campaign to reduce inappropriate use of health care in Canada is calling for more prudent prescribing of sleep aids among seniors.  Choosing Wisely Canada... Read more

  • Kathy Cirillo is comforted in front of the coffin of her son Cpl. Nathan Cirillo at his regimental funeral service in Hamilton on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. Canada's privacy czars are urging the Conservatives to avoid trampling civil liberties in trying to ensure the safety of Canadians. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

    Don’t Trample on Civil Liberties in Fighting Terrorism, Say Privacy Czars

    OTTAWA—The Conservative government must strengthen review and oversight of security agencies if it plans to beef up spying and police powers, say privacy commissioner Daniel... Read more

  • Hockey great Gordie Howe, part owner of the Western Hockey League’s Vancouver Giants, looks on during a team news conference in Vancouver, B.C. In a statement released through the Detroit Red Wings on Oct. 29, 2014, Howe’s family says the hockey Hall of Famer’s condition remains “guarded” but his spirits are good after a significant stoke on Oct. 26. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darryl Dyck, File)

    Hockey Community Pulling for Gordie Howe to Recover From Serious Stroke

    Gordie Howe has a long way to go to recover from a stroke he suffered over the weekend, his son said Wednesday, Oct. 29, amid... Read more

  • Sign language instructions are shown in the interior of Signs Restaurant & Bar in Toronto. The 150-seat restaurant is 70 percent staffed by deaf people and caters to both deaf and hearing patrons. (Courtesy Signs Restaurant & Bar)

    Unique Canadian Restaurant Attracts International Attention

    Anjan Manikumar got the idea for his groundbreaking restaurant from a simple act of kindness.  Manikumar was working as a server at a Boston Pizza... Read more

  • Prime Minister Stephen Harper has cancelled his upcoming trip to China. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

    Canada PM Cancels Trip to APEC Summit in China

    OTTAWA, Canada—In the wake of the death of two Canadian soldiers last week, the spokesman of Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s office confirmed on Monday Harper... Read more

  • Canadian Government Monitoring Oil Prices Carefully Ahead of Fall Fiscal Update

    OTTAWA—The federal government says it’s carefully monitoring the impact of sliding oil prices on public finances as it prepares to release its fall economic update... Read more


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