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Encana posts profit as oil and gas production falls.

Calgary-based company has benefited from downsizing its operations to focus on four core North American assets

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' disappearance, could be seeking asylum.

Police now say that two of the six were seen crossing into Canada, and they don't suspect foul play with any of them.

- Global News - CA

Trump's pick for ambassador to Canada faces little scrutiny at Senate hearing.

Urgency did not seem to translate into any greater scrutiny for the proposed envoy at Senate confirmation hearing in Washington, D.C.

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Boeing 787 forced to land in London.

Six flights from London to Toronto were also cancelled yesterday due to severe weather.

- Global News - CA

Tortured Burundi teacher finds peace in Canada.

After being tortured for half a year back in Burundi, Jean-Claude finally found safety in Canada. Now he is determined to help others in need.

- UN - INT

Illegal recruiter na nangako raw sa mga biktima ng trabaho sa Canada, arestado.

Naaresto sa isang motel sa Siniloan, Laguna ang isang lalaki na inireklamo ng panloloko at pagkuha  umano ng pera sa mga taong pinangakuan niya ng trabaho sa Canada.

- GMA News - PH

Burundi robotics teens may have 'self-initiated' disappearance.

Police now say that two of the six were seen crossing into Canada, and they don't suspect foul play with any of them.

- Global News - CA

Six Burundi robotics team go missing in US.

"Two of the individuals were seen crossing over into Canada," said Karimah Bilal, a spokeswoman for police in the US

- Daily Monitor - UG

24 HOURS WITH ... Bree Williamson.

There's a new "barracuda" in town. Private Eyes' will-they-or-won't-they suspense intensifies between Matt and Angie on its season finale tonight at 8 p.m. now that Bree Williamson is mixing things up as romantic spoiler Melanie Parker, the Crown prosecutor who is eyeing a certain ex-hockey player very privately. The ...

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Teen who crashed Mercedes at 250 km/h in Vancouver avoids jail time.

A young man who crashed his Mercedes at speeds of up to 250 km/h into the front yard of a home in a tony Vancouver neighbourhood has avoided jail time.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Dude, there's my car!.

In his defence, Toronto is a big city.

- Vancouver 24 hrs - CA

Canada urged to boost support for Yemen amidst cholera outbreak

Canada has provided more than $34-million this year in life-saving assistance to address the needs of conflict-affected people in Yemen

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Ontario woman, 30, charged after child left alone in hot car in Belleville: police

A 30 year old Napanee woman has been charged with failing to provide the necessities of life after a child was left alone in a sweltering car

- Global News - CA

Husky oil spill cleanup continues on Sask. river one year after pipeline leak

Sediment and vegetation are still being removed from the North Saskatchewan River, but there are no signs of oil in the water.

- Global News - CA

Trudeau says Payette vetting raised no issues to disqualify her as GG

Trudeau says his discussions with Payette revolved around her vision for Canada and what she would do as Governor General The post Trudeau says Payette vetting raised no issues to disqualify her as GG appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Canada's coolest PM.

Why Kim Campbell has emerged, decades after her brief stint as prime minister, as a key political voice among young Canadians The post Canada's coolest PM. appeared first on Macleans.ca.

- Macleans.ca - CA

Around the world with #teampixel

With vacation mode in full swing, #teampixel members are steadily trekking into the far corners of the globe. This week's picks range from a peaceful afternoon in a Beijing temple to the windy roads of the Great St. Bernard Pass. Take a look at our summer faves in this week's #pixelperfect slideshow, and don't forget to ...

- The Official Google Blog - US

Husky oil spill cleanup in North Saskatchewan River expected to be complete in August

The Province says cleanup from last year's Husky oil spill in the North Saskatchewan River is expected to be complete by the end of August.

- Global News - CA

Quebec police blitz to promote safety this construction holiday

Quebec Provincial Police were busy giving out tickets, Thursday, on the Jacques Cartier Bridge.

- Global News - CA

Body found following Medicine Hat home explosion

An autopsy is to be done in Calgary to determine an identity and the cause of death.

- Global News - CA

SGI Canada in talks about partial sale

Part of SGI Canada could be up for sale. SGI president and CEO Andrew Cartmell said the Crown corporation has held conversations with 16 different companies.

- Global News - CA

Calgary man drowns in popular Canmore swimming spot Quarry Lake

RCMP said Thursday evening the man was pulled from the water late in the afternoon and rushed to hospital. 

- Global News - CA

Superior Court orders new trial in Mustafa Ururyar sex-assault case

Ontario Superior Court dismisses York University student's conviction, saying initial judge was biased from reading 'rape literature'

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Authorities find four stowaways in shipping container at Port of Montreal

Two of the men had difficulty breathing, an ambulance service spokesman says

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Mohamed Mahjoub loses long legal fight to lift terrorist designation

The unanimous decision leaves Mahjoub, who has always denied terrorism ties or associating with known terrorists after coming to Canada, with little chance of now escaping a designation that has haunted him since 2000

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Advocates urge Ottawa to expand physician transparency beyond Ontario

Ontario is the first province to take a serious look at crafting such legislation

- The Globe and Mail - CA

AlphaBay sold drugs, guns and hacking tools online — until a sting operation shut it down

Two so-called dark Web' sites dedicated to illegal drug and arms sales have been seized in an audacious sting operation, and the suspected ringleader has committed suicide, U.S. Justice Department officials said Thursday. Alexandre Cazes,a 25-year-old man from Quebec who was suspected of creating...

- Los Angeles Times - US

2 Missing Burundi Teens Entered Canada; No Foul Play Seen

Police have received reports that two of the Burundi teenagers gone missing after an international robotics competition have been seen crossing the border into Canada. The whereabouts of their fellow team members remains unknown and the search for all the teens remains ongoing, but Metropolitan Police spokeswoman Aquita ...

- Voice of America - US

Where are these missing Burundi teens? Police say they crossed into Canada

Police in Washington said two of the missing teens were in Canada. But Canadian authorities wouldn't say whether they knew where were, or how they were doing

- National Post - CA

Yazidi boy given up for dead, found alive. Mother hopes he can join her in Canada

'We didn't think we would ever see him again,' Nofa Zaghla told the CBC through a translator. 'I was very saddened when I saw his photo'

- National Post - CA

Ottawa may have no choice but to repatriate, prosecute captured Canadian ISIL members: experts

Turning a blind eye to maltreatment of Canadian ISIL members by Iraqis or others could lead to a human-rights claim like Khadr's, a prof says

- National Post - CA

How Hydro One CEO Mayo Schmidt launched a U.S. expansion

Newly-privatized utility breaks out of Ontario with takeover of Washington-based gas and electricity company Avista

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Magna says Ontario's new labour laws threaten jobs

Submission to provincial legislature argues bill has left auto parts manufacturer questioning whether it can continue to operate at current levels

- The Globe and Mail - CA

DAZN streaming service launches in Canada with NFL its first attraction

Sports streaming service has started with a bang by offering live and on-demand coverage of every NFL game

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Burundi Robotics Team Vanishes After U.S. Competition

The police say foul play is not suspected in the disappearance of six students from the violence-plagued country. Two were reported seen in Canada.

- New York Times - US

Canada, Mexico Urge Quick NAFTA Talks to End Uncertainty

Top Canadian and Mexican diplomats expressed optimism on Thursday that a NAFTA deal could be reached early next year and cautioned that widespread uncertainty over the future of the three-way trade agreement had slowed business investment. Mexican sources say the plan is to hold seven rounds of talks at three-week ...

- Voice of America - US

3 Keys to Customer Satisfaction: Speed, Efficiency, Knowledge

Customers want fast service or support from knowledgeable people where, when and how they prefer to receive it, based on results of a study the CMO Council published Tuesday. Together with SAP Hybris, the CMO Council last year conducted an online survey of 2,000 respondents, equally divided between men and women. Fifty ...

- E-Commerce Times - US

Toronto rebukes handyman whose steps save taxpayers $50,000

Instead of a thank you, city officials demand the doughty DIY hero's steps be removed.

- BBC - UK

Five key numbers on AIDS

PARIS, July 21 — Someone is infected with the AIDS virus every 17 seconds in the world, and the disease has killed the equivalent of the population of Canada, figures released yesterday by UNAIDS show. Here is a numerical snapshot of the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Six on Burundi robotics team go missing in US, two seen in Canada

Search for the four boys and two girls is ongoing as police rule out foul play.

- Daily Nation - KE

Trump's ambassador to Canada pick says she'll work to strengthen ties

Kelly Knight Craft to undergo her Senate confirmation hearing today

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Two missing Burundi robotics team members seen crossing into Canada: authorities

Canadian officials would not say if the two students reported to have been seen crossing the border had made refugee claims

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Two Burundi teens missing after robotics competition seen crossing into Canada: police

Police have received reports that two of the Burundi teenagers listed as missing after an international robotics competition have been seen crossing the border into ...

- The Japan Times - JP

Six members of Burundi robotics team go missing after competition in Washington DC

Two of the teens were reportedly seen crossing the border from the US into Canada.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Burundi Teens Missing After Robotics Competition in D.C. Seen Crossing Into Canada

No foul play is suspected

- TIME Magazine - US

Canada, Mexico urge quick NAFTA talks to end uncertainty | Reuters

The post Canada, Mexico urge quick NAFTA talks to end uncertainty | Reuters appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Canada, Mexico urge quick NAFTA talks to end uncertainty

By Lesley Wroughton and David Ljunggren WASHINGTON/OTTAWA - Top Canadian and Mexican diplomats expressed optimism on Thursday that a NAFTA deal could be reached early next year and cautioned that widespread uncertainty over the future of the three-way trade agreement had slowed business investment. Mexican sources say the ...

- Sify - IN

Amazon Prime vs. Government: The Private Sector Does It Better

Many residents of northern Canada have access to cheaper goods through Amazon Prime rather than stores selling state-subsidized products.

- Reason.com - US

Burundi High School Robotics Team Reported Missing In D.C.

Two of the teens — 16-year-old Don Ingabire and 17-year-old Audrey Mwamikazi — have been seen leaving the U.S. and heading into Canada, according to the Metropolitan Police Department.

- NPR - US

Ontario judge throws out conviction in Mandi Gray sex assault case

The trial judge's assessment of Mustafa Ururyar's evidence appeared coloured by 'rape literature.' The reasons for handing down a conviction were 'incomprehensible'

- National Post - CA

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