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Air Canada adjusts route to Dubai following restrictions in Persian Gulf region

Air Canada adjusts route to Dubai following restrictions in Persian Gulf region

TORONTO — Air Canada's flights to its sole destination to the Persian Gulf region have been rerouted to avoid Iraqi air space due to a military confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, the airline said Wednesday.
Iran attack underscores need for new air defences: Canadian Army

Iran attack underscores need for new air defences: Canadian Army

OTTAWA — The launching of Iranian missiles against a base housing Canadian soldiers in Iraq has highlighted a long-standing deficiency for the Canadian Army: the inability to defend against air attacks such as aircraft, rockets and drones.

Ticket bought in Brampton, Ont., wins record $70 million in Lotto Max

TORONTO — Lottery officials say a single ticket sold in Brampton, Ont., has won the record $70-million Lotto Max jackpot. The winning ticket from Tuesday's draw is the biggest lottery prize ever awarded in Canada.

What people are saying about the Ukrainian plane crash that killed 176

Reaction to a Ukrainian plane crash in Iran that killed 176 people, including 63 Canadians, on Wednesday: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau: "On behalf of the Government of Canada, Sophie and I offer our deepest condolences to those who have lost family,

Five things to know about the Boeing 737-800 aircraft involved in Tehran crash

Five things to know about the Boeing 737-800 aircraft involved in a crash in Tehran on Wednesday. Airline workhorse: Introduced in the 1990s, the 737-800 is a mainstay of many airlines around the world with thousands of aircraft in operation.

QuickList: Deadly plane crashes involving Canadians

Wednesday's crash of a Ukrainian International Airlines passenger jet was one of the deadliest ever for Canadians, claiming at least 63 lives. A look at some of the worst civil aviation disasters involving Canadian casualties: Jan.
Alberta senator wants prime minister and cabinet to meet in the province

Alberta senator wants prime minister and cabinet to meet in the province

OTTAWA — A senator from Alberta is inviting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to hold a cabinet meeting in the province.

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard to face trial on sex-related charges in Jan. 2021

TORONTO — Jacob Hoggard, the frontman for the Canadian rock band Hedley, is scheduled to stand trial on three sex-related charges next year. The trial is set to begin in a downtown Toronto courthouse on Jan. 4, 2021.
Support for Trump in Canada modest but growing, global survey suggests

Support for Trump in Canada modest but growing, global survey suggests

WASHINGTON — Canadian attitudes towards President Donald Trump and his controversial approach to international relations appeared to soften slightly in the weeks after U.S.
Experts say climate change is driving up the risk of wildfires in Canada

Experts say climate change is driving up the risk of wildfires in Canada

OTTAWA — Canadian wildfire experts say Canada is very vulnerable to the kind of devastating wildfires ravaging Australia right now. More than 12.5 million acres (about 5.
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