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Though it just got back to business, the House of Commons will take a bit of a break today to welcome the arrival of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who will address Parliament this afternoon. Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who invited Poroshenko to visit as a show of support for Ukraine as it fights pro-Russian rebels, will also meet with the president privately.
Mexico's government airlifted thousands of stranded foreign tourists out of the hurricane-ravaged resort of Los Cabos, as a weakened Odile headed over the Gulf of California Wednesday on a path toward the U.S. state of Arizona. The remnants of Odile, which has been downgraded from a Category 3 hurricane to a tropical storm, are expected to reach Arizona Wednesday evening and strike hardest in the Tucson area, though forecasters said that Phoenix could get lashed with rain and heavy winds as well.
Ruben Rodriguez, 70, of Victorville, dances to live music while waving the Mexican flag during Mexican Independence Day at Olvera Street in Los Angeles on Tuesday. LOS ANGELES >> Four decades ago Ruben Rodriguez, 70, moved from New York to Los Angeles.
The federal government is targeting more Russian officials with sanctions and travel bans as part of its pressure campaign against president Vladimir Putin's activities in Ukraine. Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada will send 200 election observers and a dozen members of Parliament to Ukraine next month to help monitor the country's parliamentary elections.
15, 2014. . People loot a convenience store destroyed by Hurricane Odile, in Los Cabos, Mexico, Monday, Sept.
Queen Elizabeth II can keep her magnificent Scottish castle at Balmoral should Scots vote for independence - and chances are she will be able to keep her role as well. As Thursday's referendum nears, questions are being been raised about Scotland's future relationship with the monarchy if its people opt for independence.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces funding towards the prime minister's maternal, newborn and child health initiative at Davisville Pulbic School in Toronto on Thursday, May 29, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces funding towards the prime minister's maternal, newborn and child health initiative at Davisville Pulbic School in Toronto on Thursday, May 29, 2014.
Better coordination of patient care between health care providers, encouraging patients to self-manage their health and other strategies can reduce use of the health care system by seniors and people with chronic conditions, according to research published in CMAJ . People who frequently visit emergency departments and clinics and are admitted to hospital use a disproportionate amount of health care resources despite their relatively small numbers.
A review of municipal pay levels ordered by the province recommends the government act to help rein in rapidly escalating wages among unionized civic workers and some administrators. The report by consultants Ernst & Young, released by the Canadian Taxpayers Federation, was conducted as part of the province's core review launched last year.
Magnotta has pleaded not guilty to five charges, including first-degree murder, in connection with the May 2012 slaying and dismemberment of Jun Lin, 33, a Chinese engineering student. The exhaustive process of selecting a bilingual jury could mean a delay in the presentation of evidence, which is scheduled to start next Monday.
A man faces murder charges in connection with the death of a young woman who was shot while leaving a downtown restaurant. 26-year-old Natasha Mohamed Farah was killed outside of a bar on 11 Ave. and 1 St. S.W. last month.
Arthur Porter, former chairman of the Security Intelligence Review Committee, claims the federal government covered up the capture and killing of a handful of Canadian spies. The government says the assertions are without merit.
A newly released government study suggests newcomers to the country have misgivings about Ottawa's intention to ensure would-be immigrants possess skills that are in demand in Canada. A woman is seen here enjoying the Canada Day festivities in Montreal, Tuesday, July 1, 2014.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper rallied his political troops Monday, marking the start of Parliament's fall sitting with a campaign-style rally laden with economic high-fives and tough talk about protecting Canadian values around the world. With Conservative caucus members and several massive Canadian flags as a backdrop, Harper sang the praises of his government's work in creating jobs, sealing trade deals and cracking down on criminals.
CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico >> Hurricane Odile raked the Baja California Peninsula with strong winds and heavy rains early Monday as locals and tourists in the resort area of Los Cabos began to emerge from shelters and assess the damage. The extent of Odile's impact was still not clear before daybreak, but the storm severely damaged hotel lobbies and facades, shattered windows and left streets full of debris.
This Aug. 2002 file photo shows Balmoral Castle, near Ballater in the Scottish Highlands. One thing both sides agree on - Queen Elizabeth II will continue to be the Scottish monarch after independence.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 06:33 am
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