Germany denies rift with Canada on G20 climate language

The German government denied a media report on Wednesday that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had suggested deleting mentions of the Paris climate pact from the final communique of a major summit ...

Police search for toddler, stepfather swept away in Quebec floods

 Debris-filled choppy waters on Monday kept divers from searching for a toddler and her stepfather who were swept away in a swollen Quebec river as the military battled to protect the flooded province.

U.S., Canada lift global box office as international sales flat

 Worldwide movie ticket sales increased by 1 percent to a record $38.6 billion in 2016 as theaters in the United States and Canada rung up higher sales and overseas returns were flat, 

Snowstorm forces Canada's biggest airport to cancel 100 flights

 Canada's biggest airport canceled more than a hundred flights on Tuesday as a late winter storm brought more snow to southern Ontario, forcing several colleges to suspend classes.

Canada may ban farm pesticide that harms midges, mayflies

 Canada may ban an insect-killing chemical used to protect crops because it harms aquatic bugs, including midges and mayflies, while the government continues to investigate whether imidacloprid poses a risk to bees.

American rocker Meat Loaf collapses on stage in Canada: reports

 American rocker Meat Loaf collapsed on stage on Thursday during a performance in Edmonton, Canada, days after he postponed a show due to illness,

Humans probably caused Fort McMurray wildfire: Canadian police

 The Fort McMurray wildfire in northern Alberta that forced the evacuation of 90,000 residents and shut in more than a million barrels per day of oil output was most likely caused by human activity,

Firefighters protect Canada's oil sands battling 1,100 C flames

Fighting massive forest fires is dangerous and taxing enough, but those sent into Canada’s oil sands are not only wrestling with one of the worst wildfires in the country’s history. They are doing it surrounded by the volatile, explosive chemicals

Canada getting handle on Alberta wildfire, no restart yet for oil operations

 Canadian officials showed some optimism on Sunday they were beginning to get on top of the country's most destructive wildfire in recent memory, as favorable weather helped firefighters and winds took the flames southeast,

Canadian wildfire edges south, leaves thousands stranded

 The 88,000 residents who fled a wildfire that has ravaged the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray in Alberta will not be able to return home anytime soon, officials warned on Thursday,

Canada whale-watching tragedy: Five dead as Leviathan II boat sinks

 A whale-watching boat has sunk off the coast of British Columbia in western Canada, leaving at least five people dead.

'Abortion pill' legalised in Canada

 Canadian health authorities have approved the drug RU-486, commonly known as the abortion pill.

Canada vows to intensify anti-terror efforts after shootings

 Canada will not be intimidated by terrorism and will enhance its fight against terrorist organizations, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Wednesday.

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh visits Canada

 Vietnam and Canada will increase cooperation in the areas of their strengths, especially economics, trade, science-technology, and education-training.

Deputy PM Pham Binh Minh to visit US, Canada

 Vietnam and the US will discuss measures to promote the Vietnam-US comprehensive partnership during Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Binh Minh’s upcoming visit to the US.

Genetically-modified purple tomatoes heading for shops

 The prospect of genetically modified purple tomatoes reaching the shelves has come a step closer.

Deadly fire at L'Isle-Verte home for the elderly

 As many as 31 elderly Canadians are unaccounted for and five are confirmed dead after a fire destroyed an old people's home in Quebec.

Canadian artist inspired by Vietnamese water puppetry

Robert Legage, a theatre artist from Canada recently introduced in Hanoi a video of the opera The Nightingale and Other Short Fables, which was inspired from Vietnamese water puppetry.

Overseas designer lauded in HCM City

 VietNamNet Bridge – In a city were fashion shows are dime a dozen, it takes something special to stand out.

DJ Hoang Anh off to rock Canada

 VietNamNet Bridge – Top Vietnamese DJ Hoang Anh is off for a three-day tour of Canada from Friday to Sunday where he will take the stage with some of the world’s top DJs.