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Canadian woman’s letter arrives — after 45-year delay

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A 45-year-old letter mysteriously arrived in the mailbox of a Canadian woman, who received the ancient correspondence from her younger sister decades after it was sent, Canadian media reported Tuesday.

Posted: April 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Canadians rally to legalize marijuana

Marijuana users and activists light up at 4:20 p.m. local time April 20, 2012 in during a massive pot extravaganza outside the Vancouver Art Gallery in Vancouver, Canada.  AFP FILE PHOTO

Several thousand people came out in Canada’s biggest cities on Saturday to call for the legalization of marijuana – a yearly protest that happens internationally on April 20.

Posted: April 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

uFly fires flight simulator who appeared on CNN

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A Canadian flight simulator business fired an instructor who figured prominently in CNN’s coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, saying he showed up late to his regular job and “shamed Canadians” by dressing like a teenager.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Canada has possible Ebola case–health officials

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A man returning to Canada from Liberia is seriously ill in hospital after experiencing symptoms consistent with the Ebola virus that has killed dozens in Guinea, health officials have said.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Canadian pilot believes missing Malaysian jet caught fire

A ground crew gives an 'OK' sign to the pilots of an Indonesian Air Force Boeing 737 "Surveiller" of the 5th Air Squadron "Black Mermaids" as they prepare to take off for a search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner MH370, at Suwondo Air base in Medan, North Sumatra, Indonesia, Saturday, March 15, 2014. AP

A veteran Canadian pilot with over two decades experience in the cockpit believes that a fire, not a hijacking, is the main reason behind the disappearance of MAS flight MH370.

Posted: March 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Canada-Mexico flight makes emergency US stop

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A flight heading to Mexico from Canada with 181 passengers and six crew members aboard made an emergency medical landing Sunday in the western U.S. after encountering extreme turbulence that slightly injured two flight attendants.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Media baron joins Quebec’s separatist cause

Pierre Karl Peladeau gestures during a press conference in Saint Jerome, Quebec, Sunday, March 9, 2014, announcing him as a Parti Quebecois candidate for that riding on day five of the Quebec provincial election campaign. AP

He’s one of Canada’s most powerful media barons, with an empire that spans newspapers, cable television and cellphone services.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Zero-waste coalition hits dumping of garbage on PH

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Students, employees and traders climb a mound of 38-year-old garbage, estimated to be 18,000 cubic meters that now occupies Kilometer 5 of Asin Road in Baguio City.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Zero-waste advocates on Friday expressed their disgust over an attempt to smuggle into the country some 50 containers of trash mislabeled as recyclable plastics from Canada.

Posted: February 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

50 freight containers of trash traced to Valenzuela City firm

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A firm based in Valenzuela City is under investigation by the Bureau of Customs after it was identified as the consignee of 50 40-foot container vans full of garbage from Canada.

Posted: February 12th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Customs looks into importation of garbage from Canada

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The Bureau of Customs is investigating a Valenzuela City trading firm, the consignee of 50 40-foot container vans of garbage from Canada, for alleged violation of the Tariff and Customs Code and Republic Act 6969, also known as the “Toxic Substances and Hazardous Wastes Control Act of 1990.”

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Woman dies when scarf gets tangled in Montreal escalator

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A woman was killed in Montreal Thursday when her hair and scarf became entangled in a subway escalator, officials said.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

8 confirmed dead in Quebec fire, about 30 missing

Rescue personnel search through the icy rubble of a fire that destroyed a seniors' residence Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, in L'Isle-Verte, Quebec. Five people are confirmed dead and 30 people are still missing, while with cause of Thursday morning's blaze is unclear police said. Authorities are using steam to melt the ice and to preserve any bodies that are buried. AP

Using steam to melt the ice, investigators searched the frozen-over ruins of a retirement home Friday for victims of a fire that left at least eight people dead and about 30 missing.

Posted: January 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Heard on Inquirer Radio 990AM

Canadian authorities are working with us based on intelligence reports that a group of assassins is now after those Canadian nationals involved in a drug syndicate we’ve busted at Bonifacio Global City. —National Bureau of Investigation Director Virgilio Mendez

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

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