World

The German and Canadian bobsled teams both won gold medals in a rare tie — and they were thrilled for each other

Andy Wong/AP The German and Canadian two-man bobsled teams tied for the gold medal at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.  The last time there was a bobsled tie at the Olympics was 20 years ago, in Nagano, Japan. The German and Canadian teams storme

Sport

Germany and Canada Just Tied for Olympic Gold in a Rare Finish for Two-Man Bobsled

In an unusual twist, both the German and Canadian two-man bobsled teams won gold medals at the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics after finishing with exactly the same times, down to the hundredth of a second. The team of Francesco Friedrich and Thorsten Ma

Energy

Oil markets mixed on lower Canadian flows, firmer dollar

Oil markets were split, with U.S. crude was pushed up by reduced flows from Canada while international Brent prices eased.

America

A less timid version of Justin Trudeau won’t cut it. The NDP must be bolder | Martin Lukacs

To challenge the Liberals, Jagmeet Singh will have to overthrow Canada’s neoliberal consensusAt the New Democratic Party’s convention this weekend in Ottawa, their new leader Jagmeet Singh declared “the time to be timid was over.” For a party whos

United States

Photographer Stephen Wilkes shows day to night in one image

Photographer Stephen Wilkes melds more than 1,000 pictures of a scene into a single image.

World

Canada's government appeals court ruling on solitary confinement

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's ruling Liberal government said on Monday that it is appealing a decision from a British Columbia judge who determined that current prison practices on solitary confinement violate the constitution.

World

The killing of Colten Boushie and Canada's hypocrisy

What does the killing of an indigenous men, and the acquittal of his killer, say about Canada's anti-racist credentials?

Sport

Ice Hockey: Canada crush OAR to set up U.S. showdown

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada thumped the Olympic Athletes from Russia 5-0 on Monday to book their spot in the Olympic women's ice hockey final and renew one of the Winter Games's greatest rivalries.

NHL

2018 Winter Olympics: USA, Canada to clash for gold medal in women's hockey

The Americans played their best game of the tournament in a win against Finland, though Stauber believes his team could have been a little cleaner.        

United States

Women must have the right to bare their arms without comment | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett

The remarks of Canada’s first female prime minister compound a society where women are valued above all on appearanceThere is not a day that goes by where I don’t feel grateful for the fact that I am no longer embedded tit-deep in the feminist movemen

World

North Koreans face deportation in Trudeau's Canada, report says

In January, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau tweeted that those fleeing “persecution, terror & war, Canada will welcome you regardless of faith,” but a recent report indicated that his country has been deporting North Korean asylum seekers.

Africa

Emmanuel Macron challenged over attitude to France’s former colonies

Club of French-speaking countries needs total overhaul, argues novelist Alain MabanckouAlain Mabanckou, the acclaimed Congolose writer, has rejected Emmanuel Macron’s project to boost French-speaking worldwide, calling instead for a complete overhaul of

Entertainment

'Black Panther' exceeds high expectations, becomes fifth highest-grossing debut ever

A wave of feverish anticipation, fawning critical acclaim and groundbreaking cultural meaning pushed "Black Panther" to a record-setting $192 million debut in U.S. and Canada theaters, firmly establishing the superhero sensation as a box-office landmark.

Technology

Gambling tycoon builds $100m bitcoin-funded Antiguan resort

‘His excellency’ Calvin Ayre says project will be entirely funded from digital currency profitsCalvin Ayre, a gambling and bitcoin multi-millionaire who was once on the run from the US authorities, is building a $100m five-star resort on Antigua funde

America

Canada indigenous leaders divided over Trudeau's pledge to put them first

While some welcomed the promise to recognize ‘the rights of First Nations’, others saw it as a way to silence negative press Justin Trudeau pledges full legal framework for indigenous CanadiansWhen the Canadian prime minister, Justin Trudeau, came to

America

Canadian actor's suit against Weinstein and assistant must proceed, judge rules

Judge dismisses former assistant’s challenge to lawsuit, which claims she knew of Weinstein’s predation and helped facilitate attacksA Canadian judge has rejected a bid to dismiss an anonymous actor’s $4m sexual assault lawsuit against Hollywood pro

World

How a US grandmother foiled an alleged school shooting plot

When a US grandmother found her grandson's troubling journal entries, she called the police.

Business

Canada postpones marijuana legalization

Canadians will have to wait until at least early August or later to legally purchase recreational marijuana.

Health

Pot Pharm: Booming Canada weed sector plots next-wave medicines

TORONTO (Reuters) - Canopy Growth Corp, one of the world's biggest medical marijuana producers, now wants to take on the world's pharmaceutical giants.

World

Recreational marijuana legalization delayed in Canada

Canadians will have to wait until at least early August or later to legally purchase recreational marijuana.

World

Florida shooting: Trump warns against inaction

But the president offers no specific ways to make schools safer - and doesn't mentions guns at all.

Sport

Ice hockey: No NHLers, no interest as Canada roll to easy win

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (Reuters) - Canada opened their defense of their Olympic men's ice hockey gold medal with a workmanlike 5-1 win over Switzerland on Thursday in a muted contest that failed to fill the Kwandong Hockey Centre.

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