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  • Canadians discover wreck of 19th-century ship that may have fought in Battle of Baltimore

    Canadians discover wreck of 19th-century ship that may have fought in Battle of Baltimore
    A Royal Navy ship whose "bombs bursting in air" inspired Francis Scott Key to write "The Star-Spangled Banner" two centuries ago may have been discovered Sunday in Arctic waters. Canadian officials found what they believe is either HMS Erebus or HMS...
  • War of 1812 enemies sign 'declaration of peace'

    War of 1812 enemies sign 'declaration of peace'
    On the 200th anniversary of the U.S. declaration of war on Britain and its colonies, representatives of the United States, Britain and Canada gathered at Fort McHenry to sign a "declaration of peace." "Much … has changed in 200 years," Navy...
  • U.S. energy policy: What have we got against Canada?

    U.S. energy policy: What have we got against Canada?
    It's been a rough month for Canada. America's biggest trading partner and overall non-jerk country just wants to sell some oil to its friends. Canada is sitting on a black-gold mine, but its oil sales are unable to keep pace with production -- a problem...
  • Project aims for national standard in music education

    Project aims for national standard in music education
    For generations, music students have been getting gold stars, certificates and other pats on the back from their teachers. But a budding musician with high marks in one state is not necessarily on the same level, judged by the same criteria, as a...
  • Canada wises up, quits Kyoto Protocol

    Canada wises up, quits Kyoto Protocol
    In a victory for common sense, America's top trading partner has become the first country to bail on the Kyoto Protocol before the nearly $7 billion in noncompliance costs comes due next year. Thus ends a pointless and pricey exercise in martyrdom....
  • Rachel Marsden: The world isn't buying Europe's nonsense

    Rachel Marsden: The world isn't buying Europe's nonsense
    As European leaders meet this week in an attempt to once again shoo reality away from the continent's respirator, countries outside the European Union are making it increasingly clear that they'll have no role in prolonging the charade. Cyprus has just...
  • Canada murder trial hears of body parts in mailed parcels

    Canada murder trial hears of body parts in mailed parcels
    MONTREAL (Reuters) - A Canadian man who has admitted to killing and dismembering a Chinese student sent packages of body parts, pink tissue paper and hand-written notes to elementary schools and political parties, jurors were told on Tuesday. Graphic...
  • ISIS will launch attacks around the world unless stopped: Canada

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Islamic militant forces operating in Iraq and Syria will launch terrorist attacks around the world unless they are stopped, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Friday. Around 70 Canadian military advisors are already in...
  • It's deja vu: EU and Canada will hail end to trade talks, again

    BRUSSELS/OTTAWA (Reuters) - Germany's rejection of part of a multibillion-dollar trade deal between the European Union and Canada threatens to derail the agreement, in a potentially embarrassing re-run of a breakdown a year ago. On Friday, Canadian Prime...
  • Canada human rights museum stirs controversy as doors open

    WINNIPEG Manitoba (Reuters) - Canada's museum showcasing human rights opened in the Prairie city of Winnipeg on Friday, dogged by controversy that began long before the first visitor arrived. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights, a tower of glass and...
  • Canada ratifies China deal, may help smooth relations

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada has finally ratified a foreign investment protection agreement with China after a two-year delay in a step that may help ease tensions between the two countries and smooth the way for a possible visit to China by Prime Minister...
  • Canada finds ship from doomed 19th century Franklin expedition

    OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian explorers have found the wreck of one of two ships lost in the 1845 Franklin expedition to Canada's Northwest Passage, solving an enduring historical mystery and bolstering Canada's claim to the key Arctic trade route. Sir...