China court orders retrial for Canadian jailed for drug smuggling

Sat, 29 Dec 2018 - 01:31 GMT

A Chinese court ordered a retrial of a Canadian citizen on drug smuggling charges on Saturday after prosecutors said his sentence of 15 years was too light.

U.S., Mexico unions file NAFTA labor complaint to influence talks

Thu, 25 Jan 2018 - 11:30 GMT

U.S. and Mexican unions formally complained to the U.S. Labor Department on Thursday that Mexico continues to violate NAFTA's weak labor standards.

Christopher Plummer turns 88

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 05:28 GMT

Egypt Today celebrates the life and career of actor Christopher Plummer by looking over a few of his many roles.

Birthday of acclaimed feminist writer Margaret Atwood

Sat, 18 Nov 2017 - 02:23 GMT

November 18, 2017 is the 78th birthday of Canadian author Margaret Atwood. Her writings feature feminist empowerment and fierce criticism of oppression.

Doreen Assaad – First Egyptian mayor in Brossard, Quebec

Wed, 08 Nov 2017 - 07:18 GMT

Egyptian immigrant to Canada Doreen Assaad has been elected mayor of Brossard after defeating former Mayor Paul Leduc.

Singer Neil Young to auction model train collection

Fri, 03 Nov 2017 - 07:55 GMT

Rock singer Neil Young is selling some of his most prized possessions - part of his model train collection.

Swedish prosecutor appeals Bombardier employee acquittal

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 11:54 GMT

Swedish prosecutors appealed a court ruling earlier in October that an employee at Canadian aircraft and train maker Bombardier was innocent of bribery.