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Canadian officials being pulled out of Libya over security concerns

OTTAWA – The Canadian government is temporarily suspending its consular operations in the Libyan capital of Tripoli and pulling out all staff.

In a statement, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Lynne Yelich, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, cite an “unpredictable security environment.” 186 more words

News

Egan: Via alerted to 223 signal faults near Fallowfield in five years

One of the more piercing questions since the fatal OC Transpo crash with a train almost a year ago has not been the competency of bus service, but the performance of Via Rail. 936 more words

Local News

How to help Ukraine

As the USSR unravelled in the hard winter of 1991-92, Quaker Canada, as it was then, decided to make a goodwill donation of a container of instant oatmeal to the orphanages of Belarus. 603 more words

Politics

The massacre at al-Shujaiyya underscores Zionist crimes

By PAULINE EASTON

The world continues to watch in horror as the Palestinian residents of Gaza are slaughtered by the Zionist occupiers of their land, while the residents of the West Bank are also wantonly killed for protesting. 1,061 more words

Palestine

Politics in brief: Baird lauded, opioids targeted, citizenship conferred

Baird praised by U.S. radio host

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has received accolades for Canada’s staunch pro-Israel position, following his appearance on one of the most popular shows on U.S. 323 more words

National

John Baird's position on Israel-Gaza conflict earns praise on US radio

LISTEN ABOVE: John Baird on why Israel has an “obligation” to defend itself against Hamas in a radio interview with U.S. host Mark Levin.

WASHINGTON – A highly popular conservative radio talk show in the United States has heaped praise on Canada’s Harper government, while simultaneously blasting U.S. 566 more words

World

Obama jeered, Harper cheered on U.S. radio

WASHINGTON – A highly popular conservative radio talk show in the United States has heaped praise on Canada’s Harper government, while simultaneously blasting U.S. President Barack Obama and his administration. 536 more words

Canada