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  • City clerk says Rob Ford's brother to run for Toronto mayor in his place

    TORONTO (AP) — City clerk says Rob Ford's brother to run for Toronto mayor in his place .

  • Canadian leader to skip UN climate summit

    Stephen Harper joins the leaders of China and India in missing the New York event. President Obama, British Prime Minister David Cameron and over 100 other heads of state will be in attendance.

  • Canada finds 1 of 2 explorer ships lost in Arctic

    TORONTO (AP) — One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic nearly 170 years ago during a search for the fabled Northwest Passage has been found, Canada's prime minister announced Tuesday in a discovery that could unlock one of history's biggest mysteries and swell Canadian...

  • Feds float new rules to prevent runaway oil tankers

    The proposed rules would prohibit trains carrying hazardous materials from being left unwatched, unless specific requirements for securing the trains are followed.

  • Toronto mayor to testify in extortion case

    TORONTO (AP) — Rob Ford has been ordered to testify at a hearing of a friend accused of using extortion to try and retrieve a video of the Toronto mayor smoking what appears to be crack cocaine, Ford's lawyer said Friday. Lawyer Dennis Morris said Toronto police handed Ford a subpoena on Aug....

  • Canada to send military advisers to Iraq

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada is sending between 50 to 100 military advisers to Iraq as part of an effort to bolster Iraqi forces against Islamic militants after a request from President Barack Obama. Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Friday they will join the U.S. in advising Iraq on how to enable...

  • Canadian honeybee lawsuit quickly attracts critics

    A beekeeper making queen banks at TPLR Honey Farms WINDSOR, Ontario (Legal Newsline) – Claims made in a recently filed class action lawsuit alleging pesticides are harming Canada’s honeybee population are not true, says an Alberta commercial beekeeper who has seen no ill effects on his...

  • Toronto Board of Trade crowd laughs at Rob Ford

    TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Mayor Rob Ford called a business crowd "elitist" after the crowd laughed repeatedly at him during a debate ahead of next month's election. The scandal-plagued mayor became an international celebrity last year after he acknowledged using crack in a "drunken stupor" after...

  • The Left's ridiculous Burger King freakout

    Democrats' distorted understanding of national loyalty may work in populist politics, but not so much in markets.

  • Editorial cartoon: My way

    Cartoon by Gary Varvel/Creators Syndicate.

  • Tim Hortons a big part of Canadian identity

    TORONTO (AP) — Few things unite Canadians the way Tim Hortons does. For half a century, they have warmed themselves on chilly mornings with the chain's coffee and Timbits — or doughnut holes to Americans. So news this week that Burger King will buy Tim Hortons served as a bittersweet reminder...

  • Train derails on Canada border, prompts evacuation

    WILLISTON, N.D. (AP) — A Burlington Northern Santa Fe train carrying unscented propane derailed near Canada's border with Minnesota and North Dakota early Tuesday, prompting the evacuation of about 40 people who live near the site, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said. Manitoba RCMP media...

  • Burger King makes move to Canada official

    Talk of the move has drawn criticism from Democratic lawmakers who are concerned about U.S. companies using mergers with companies in lower-tax jurisdictions to lower their U.S. tax payments.

  • Hard to swallow? Burger King may move to Canada

    NEW YORK (AP) — Some Burger King customers are finding it hard to swallow that the home of the Whopper could move to Canada. Investors seemed to welcome the announcement by Burger King late Sunday that it was in talks to buy Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons and create the world's...

  • The White House hates tax inversions but won't criticize Burger King

    The White House resisted a chance Monday to denounce Burger King for potentially relocating its headquarters to Canada as part of a possible purchase of doughnut and coffee chain Tim Hortons, even though President Obama has repeatedly ripped such corporate moves.



From the Weekly Standard

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