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Michel Comte

Huawei executive gets bail in case rattling China ties

Meng Wanzhou's December 1 arrest in Vancouver has shaken China's relations with Canada and the United States

Huawei exec seeks Canada bail, proposes electronic monitoring

Meng Wanzhou was detained in Vancouver on December 1 while changing planes during a trip from Hong Kong to Mexico, for possible extradition

Canada’s legalised cannabis ey

Canada is now the second nation after Uruguay to legalise cannibis

Toronto film festival kicks off with sci-fi thriller

The Toronto Film Festival will open with Rian Johnson's sci-fi mob thriller 'Looper', as well as works by Ben Affleck, Dustin Hoffman and Joss Whedon.

Canada seeks digital cops to catch digital thieves

As criminals increasingly hijack digital technologies, police in Canada are turning to an unusual candidate pool for crime fighters: the virtual world of Second Life. The game, created by Linden Lab in 2003, is one of the most popular digital virtual worlds on the internet, with more than eight million users worldwide.

Star Trek fans beam into Canada’s wild west

A Klingon is an unexpected sight in Canada's vast western plains, among the lonely oil wells, cow pastures and wheat fields. But hundreds of the ferocious warriors from Gene Roddenberry's fictional <i>Star Trek</i> universe gathered in Vulcan this weekend for the town's annual <i>Spock Days and Galaxyfest</i> -- a three-day space festival and <i>Star Trek</i> convention.

Rock, paper, scissors champs gather in Toronto

Can global conflicts be settled by rock, paper, scissors? Maybe not. But organisers of a RPS tournament in Toronto this weekend want the centuries-old children's game applied more often to settle lesser fights. "It's the simplest, fairest way to make a decision or resolve a conflict," said tournament director Graham Walker.

More arrests expected in Canadian bomb plot

More arrests were expected following the detention of 17 people over an alleged al-Qaeda-inspired plot to bomb high-profile targets in Canada. Amid media reports that the Canadian Parliament was on the group's hitlist, Mike McDonell, assistant commissioner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, said: ''This investigation is not finished.''

Canada in a frenzy over serial killers

Canada's placid and innocent society was shattered with the release from prison of the country's most notorious female sex killer this week. Reporters camped for days outside the Ste-Anne-des-Plaines penitentiary north of Montreal, waiting for the release of Karla Homolka who raped, tortured and murdered teenage girls with her ex-husband Paul Bernado.

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