Mar 21, 2013 14:51 EDT
A preliminary hearing into the case of a Canadian former porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese man was adjourned until April 8 here Thursday, court officials said.
Mar 19, 2013 16:18 EDT
A Canadian former porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese man collapsed in court on Tuesday while evidence was presented against him, witnesses and his lawyer told AFP.
Mar 14, 2013 16:43 EDT
Canada's prime minister on Thursday appeared reluctant to supply troops for a Mali peacekeeping force but extended a loan of a jumbo jet to France to ferry military supplies to Bamako.
Mar 14, 2013 16:14 EDT
If Europe can secure a free trade deal with Canada, it would lay the groundwork for a planned, much larger accord with the United States, French and Canadian leaders said Thursday.
Mar 13, 2013 19:21 EDT
France's Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault landed in Ottawa on Wednesday for a four-day visit that includes talks with his Canadian counterpart on quickening Canada-EU free trade negotiations.
Mar 12, 2013 15:50 EDT
A preliminary hearing for the so-called "Canadian Psycho," a former porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering a Chinese man, will remain open to the public, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Mar 11, 2013 15:41 EDT
A former porn actor dubbed the "Canadian Psycho" appeared in court on Monday for a hearing on whether a trial can proceed in the grisly murder and dismembering of a Chinese man.
Mar 11, 2013 06:33 EDT
The epilogue of the most significant Canadian crime story in years begins Monday in Montreal with the trial of Luka Rocco Magnotta, accused of slaying and dismembering a Chinese student.
Mar 08, 2013 06:23 EST
An English politician Friday urged the Queen to boycott the Commonwealth summit in Colombo later this year to protest against Sri Lanka's failure to prosecute the killers of a British tourist in 2011.
Mar 06, 2013 09:51 EST
Once held up as a model global citizen, Canada is facing growing criticism from aid groups over moves to tie foreign assistance to trade through partnerships with mining and other firms.
Mar 04, 2013 15:48 EST
French Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault announced Monday he will travel this month to "Canada and Quebec", singling out the French-speaking province whose status within Canada has been a source of friction between the two countries.
Feb 25, 2013 19:52 EST
The Chinese oil giant CNOOC completed its $15.1 billion purchase of Canada's Nexen energy group on Monday, in what analysts have said is China's largest foreign investment.
Feb 07, 2013 16:25 EST
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has penned a tome on the history of hockey for hockey-mad Canadian voters that will hit bookstores later this year, his publisher announced Thursday.
Jan 24, 2013 17:17 EST
An indigenous chief whose supporters had vowed to bring Canada's economy "to its knees" in order to shed light on squalid living conditions on reserves ended her hunger strike Thursday after 44 days.
Jan 22, 2013 13:47 EST
Canada is expected to extend the tour of a military transport aircraft to support French and Malian troops battling Islamist rebels, a local newspaper reported Tuesday.
Jan 18, 2013 10:58 EST
Queen Elizabeth II will not intervene to try to end a Canadian native chief's hunger strike over extreme poverty on reserves, Buckingham Palace said in a letter released Friday.
Jan 16, 2013 15:16 EST
Indigenous Canadian protests over squalid living conditions on reserves ramped up across Canada on Wednesday, including hundreds of natives disrupting Canada-US trade at a key bridge crossing.
Jan 14, 2013 18:40 EST
The national chief of the Assembly of First Nations stepped aside Monday, after emergency talks with Canada's prime minister last week failed to stem growing native unrest.
Jan 14, 2013 14:24 EST
Islamist forces on Monday seized control of a town in a fresh attack on Mali's government-held south and vowed to strike "at the heart" of France as it waged a fourth day of airstrikes against them.
Jan 11, 2013 21:03 EST
Indigenous Canadians marched on the capital and other major cities threatening to bring the economy "to its knees" as their leaders met with officials to try to resolve a row over extreme poverty on reserves.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|The Right Honourable|
Stephen Joseph Harper
PC, MP, MA
Harper at the G8 summit, 2007
|Assumed office |
February 6, 2006
|Governor General||Michaëlle Jean|
|Preceded by||Paul Martin|
|Assumed office |
June 28, 2002
|Preceded by||Preston Manning|
1993 – 1997
|Preceded by||James Hawkes|
|Succeeded by||Rob Anders|
|Born||April 30, 1959 |
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|Birth name||Stephen Joseph Harper|
(c. 1974 – early 1980s)
|Children||Benjamin and Rachel|
|Residence||24 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario (Official)|
|Alma mater||University of Calgary|
|Religion||Evangelical (Christian and Missionary Alliance)|
|Website||Prime Minister of Canada|