Mercedes-Benz records 1.35 million sales in seven months
Mercedes-Benz has sold a sum of 1,356,350 vehicles in the first seven months of this year, which represents an increase of 2.3 per cent and a new record. Mercedes-Benz maintained its market leadership as the premium brand with the highest number of new registrations in the first seven months in markets including Germany, France, Switzerland,…
Trudeau meets with shooting victims' families
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met Sunday with the families of victims of a fatal shooting in eastern Canada -- but said "now is not the time" to discuss gun control.
Canada shooter charged with four counts of homicide
The man behind a fatal shooting in an eastern Canada city has been charged with four counts of first degree murder, police said Saturday. Authorities identified the gunman as Matthew Vincent Raymond, 48, who opened fire in the sleepy city of Fredericton, New Brunswick early Friday, killing four including two officers. Raymond, who was injured…
Concerns as mutated HIV strain in Canada turns into AIDS much faster than usual
A mutated strain of Human Immuno-deficiency Virus (HIV) spotted in Canada is driving sufferers to develop Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) quicker than usual, a study reveals. The strain is circulating in Saskatchewan, where 80 percent of people diagnosed with the illness are Indigenous. Doctors started reporting alarmingly rapid declines among patients in 2016, when…
Mad splasher fired after backlash over dousing Canadian pedestrians
A Canadian van driver who splashed pedestrians along a downtown Ottawa street has been fired by his employer after a video of his mischief provoked an online backlash. Police, however, told AFP they have decided not to press charges in the case. The driver was filmed apparently deliberately veering toward big puddles in the nation's…
'No evidence' to back IS claim for deadly Toronto attack
Canadian authorities said Wednesday they have no evidence to substantiate a claim by the Islamic State group that the gunman who killed two people in a Toronto rampage was an IS fighter. The group's Amaq news agency said the gunman, identified by police as 29-year-old Faisal Hussain, was an IS "soldier" responding to its calls…
IS claims deadly Toronto attack: propaganda agency
The Islamic State group on Wednesday claimed responsibility for a weekend shooting that killed two people in Canada's Toronto.
English, Canadian scouts set for talent hunt in Nigeria
Top English and Canadian scouts are expected to visit the country next month to hunt for hidden football talents at the grassroots level across the country. The programme, designed by Abi Goodman, the Executive Programme Coordinator of OZ Consulting Firm and Kanu Soccer Academy in Canada, would see the Senior Academy Coach and Scout Coordinator,…
Toronto shooting leaves 2 dead including gunman, 13 hurt
Two people including the gunman are dead and 13 wounded in Toronto after a shooting Sunday in the bustling Greektown neighborhood, adding to concern about gun violence in Canada's largest city.
Heat wave kills 19 in Canada
A heatwave in Quebec has killed at least 19 people in the past week as high summer temperatures scorched eastern Canada, health officials said Wednesday.