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Media Freedom Coalition launched to address attacks on journalists

Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland announced the launch of the new Media Freedom Coalition.

Following their landmark Global Conference for Read more

Aylan Kurdi family heartbroken over unauthorized movie about ‘ the boy on the beach’

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Aylan Kurdi’s family is feeling heartbroken and … Read more

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines

A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines.

The incident sparked a diplomatic dispute … Read more

Woman forgotten in parked Air Canada plane

Canadian authorities are investigating how a woman was forgotten asleep on an Air Canada aircraft.

Tiffani Adams said she was left alone on an Air … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Be Informed Evening Roundup

 

Good evening,

These are the headlines of the stories reviewed and worked on by our editorial team.

 

Iran executes former Defence ministry employee Read more

Canadian family man killed in Chile

A Canadian citizen was stabbed to death on Friday evening in the Chilean port of Valparaiso.

The murder happened while he was strolling with his … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Morning Briefing

Good morning,

These are the morning headlines chosen from our editorial team, from news sources from Malta and around the world for Tuesday.

Start your … Read more

Four suffer non-life threatening injuries after shooting at Toronto Raptor’s Championship NBA celebrations

Four people suffered “non-life threatening” gunshot injuries during a shooting Monday at the Toronto Raptors’ NBA Championship celebration, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said.

Three … Read more

Ghana forces rescue two kidnapped Canadian women

Ghana forces have rescued two Canadian women who were kidnapped last week outside their hostel in Ghana’s second city of Kumasi.

The women, aged 19 … Read more

Photo Story – Vettel takes pole position

British Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG GP greets German Formula One driver Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari  after Vettel took pole position … Read more

Two Canadian aid workers kidnapped in Ghana

Two Canadian women working for a local aid agency in Ghana, the Youth Challenge International NGO, were kidnapped at a golf club.

A police statement … Read more

Philippines returns huge amounts of waste ‘illegally shipped’ by Canada

The Philippines is returning huge amounts of waste which it says was illegally shipped by Canada.

Manila said it was mislabelled as recyclable plastics and … Read more

Bank of England Governor Carney considered a possible successor to Canada’s Trudeau

 

The Toronto Star reports that officials of Canada’s ruling Liberal Party are looking at Bank of England Governor Mark Carney as a possible successor … Read more

Asia Bibi arrives in Canada

Asia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian woman who spent years on death row after being convicted of blasphemy, has left the country, officials have confirmed. Some … Read more

Thousands evacuated in Montreal as floods worsen

Canadian authorities told more than 5,000 people were told to quickly leave their homes near Montreal after floodwaters breached a dike in rain-soaked eastern Canada.… Read more

Corporate Dispatch Morning Briefing and Newspaper Review Saturday April 27th

Good morning

These are the morning headlines for Saturday in your daily morning briefing, based on a review of the main news outlets around the … Read more

Montreal declares emergency over flooding

The Canadian city of Montreal declared a state of emergency over the threat of flooding following a similar decision by the capital Ottawa.

Mayor Valerie … Read more

Canadian tourist dies after zipline cable snap in Chiang Mai, Thailand

A Canadian tourist has fallen to his death after a zipline cable snapped in northern Thailand, authorities say.

Authorities in Chiang Mai say the 25-year-old … Read more

Madrid fake bomb scare triggers evacuation of skyscraper housing British, Australian, Dutch and Canadian embassies

Spanish police said a skyscraper in northern Madrid had been evacuated over a false bomb threat. The 57-story building houses the British, Australian, Dutch and … Read more

Trudeau sinks in polls as scandal takes toll

Six months ahead of an October election, polls suggest Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau could become the first Canadian prime minister to lose power after … Read more

Unravelling the web of corruption with Libyan roots threatening to unseat Canada’s Trudeau

 

Deal-making of the Gaddafi era has now come back to haunt those who allegedly took part I them and those near them, most recently … Read more

EU, US and Canada announce new sanctions against Russia

EU, US and Canada announced new sanctions targeting individuals and companies. The penalties come in response to Russia’s actions in the Kerch Strait, the detention … Read more

Nationalities of people on board crashed Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max announced

The Ethiopian Airlines CEO and Kenya’s transport minister say Canadians, Chinese, Americans and others are among the many nationalities among the victims of Sunday morning’s … Read more

Canadian top Minister’s resigns as Trudeau’s political crisis deepens

One of Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s top ministers has quit saying she has lost confidence in the government’s handling of a corruption case.

BBC reports … Read more

Huawei’s Meng Wanzhou sues Canadian authorities over arrest

Meng Wanzhou , the chief financial officer of China’s tech giant Huawei and who is currently going through extradition proceedings in Canada at the request … Read more