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Canada’s military joins U.S. in expanded NATO force against ISIL

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Special to WorldTribune.com   WASHINGTON — Kuwait has agreed to host Canada’s military in the war against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant. On Oct. 9, Kuwait issued final approval to a Canadian request to deploy an unspecified number of troops […]

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Arctic war of words heats up as Russia, Canada press their claims

The expedition to plant a Russian flag on the seabed at the North Pole, 2007.  /Reuters

Special to WorldTribune.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com Canada is the most enthusiastic pusher for harsh sanctions against Russia’s aggressions in Ukraine and there is a particular reason for that: Canada and Russia are engaged in a tense territorial dispute of their own, […]

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The Presidential Pipeline seal of disapproval sacrifices nation, party and the environment

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UNITED NATIONS — There’s an old Washington adage that, if there’s bad news or no news, announce it late on a Friday afternoon. And if that afternoon happens to be Good Friday, you are assured virtually no one will notice. […]

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Canada’s Christmas card to world stakes its claim to the North Pole

Canada has begun making moves to claim the North Pole and its surrounding Arctic waters.  /youtube.com

Special to WorldTribune.com By Miles Yu, Geostrategy-Direct.com On Dec. 6, Canada officially filed a territorial claim over a large area including the North Pole to the United Nations Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf, to the great chagrin […]

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Forgettable fathers: Tribute to a wise teacher of life lessons

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Special to WorldTribune.com By Grace Vuoto Fathers are like the pillars of a bridge — no one notices them unless they are not there. They are indispensable, mostly in so far as they selflessly serve others. The role of a […]

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Energy firms mapping Kurdistan’s topography by satellite

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Special to WorldTribune.com WASHINGTON — Iraq’s autonomous region of Kurdistan has undergone satellite topography mapping in the search for energy. Canada’s WesternZagros Resources has overseen the completion of satellite topography mapping of an energy block in Kurdistan. The target was […]

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Turkey sees huge potential in fracking

An exploratory rig near the southeastern city of Diyarbakır, where Shell and Turkey’s state oil firm are looking for deposits of shale oil.  /İha/İhsan Yılmaz

Special to WorldTribune.com ANKARA — Turkey has determined a shale gas potential that could put a dent in its foreign energy dependency. The government of Prime Minister Recep Erdogan has awarded a license of a potential shale reserve to Canada’s […]

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Morocco hosting launch of Canadian aerospace firm facility

The transitional manufacturing facility in Morocco is currently producing simple structures including flight controls for the CRJ Series aircraft.

Special to WorldTribune.com CAIRO — Morocco has overseen the launch of aerospace production. The North African kingdom has been graduating cadets to work at the latest aerospace production facility. On Feb. 1, Canada’s Bombardier Aerospace began production at its transitional […]

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When international flights were diverted on Sept. 11, 2011, the population of Gander, Newfoundland suddenly doubled

Officials and first responders arrive for a memorial ceremony Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, in Gander, Newfoundland, Canada to mark the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. / AP

Special to WorldTribune.com Courtesy of Heartwarmers. by Michael Smith September 11, 2001, Shirley Brooks-Jones, a retired staff member at Ohio State university and two hundred and seventeen fellow passengers sat on Delta flight 15 from Germany to Atlanta, Georgia.   […]

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Quebec clings to separatist sentiments and Ottawa’s subsidies

Parti Quebecois leader Pauline Marois is grabbed by a member of her security team after a shooting took place outside the venue where she was giving her winning address to supporters following the Quebec provincial election in Montreal, Quebec on Sept. 4.  /Christinne Muschi/Reuters

John J. Metzler MONTREAL — Political uncertainty shadows Quebec in the aftermath of a contentious provincial election campaign. Now in the wake of the vote, the specter of separatism has re-emerged in the multi-ethnic Canadian province where the political rhetoric […]

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