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The woman was found dead at the scene north of Maidstone, Saskatchewan

A 21-year-old Irish woman has died in a singe-vehicle crash in Canada. The woman was found dead at the scene north of Maidstone, Saskatchewan on a hi(...)

Online estate agent PurpleBricks has acquired a Canadian commission-free real estate service. Photograph: iStock

Purplebricks is expanding its North American footprint and making its first foray into the Canadian market through a £29.3 million (€33.1 million) dea(...)

Image of van attack suspect Alek Minassian. Photograph: Linkedin

A man accused of using a rented van to plough into a busy Toronto footpath has been charged with 10 counts of first-degree murder and 13 counts of att(...)

Mourners gather amid the empty seats of the Humboldt Uniplex ice-skating rink on Saturday after 15 people travelling on the  Humboldt Broncos’ team bus died in a crash. Photograph: Kymber Rae/AFP/Getty Images.

People flooded the sports and social complex in the small Canadian town of Humboldt on Saturday. They were seeking solace after learning the devastat(...)

Workers at Tara Mines in Knockumber, Co Meath. Tara boasts a workforce of about 600 people and mines roughly 2.6 million tonnes of ore every year.

At 8am every day, a fleet of Toyota Land Cruiser SUVs powers up in Knockumber, Co Meath, to bring workers down Europe’s largest zinc mine. Navigating(...)

Karen Weeks taking in the sights at Lake Victoria on her solo cycling trip across Canada.

When Dr Karen Weekes rocked up to the reception of a five-star hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia just before midnight a few weeks ago, she knew it might b(...)

Cork native Brian Sheehy in Toronto where he has lived for three years. He plans to apply for citizenship as soon as he’s eligible

This week, Irish Times Abroad reached out to readers in Canada who have become Canadian citizens, asking them to share their stories. Keep scrolling t(...)

Craig Paradis  of Advance Drilling, operates the brake handle on a drilling rig for Crescent Point Energy as two roughnecks add a pipe extension to drill deeper into the Bakken formation near Oungre, Saskatchewan in 2012. File photograph: Reuters/Rod Nickel/Files

A pipeline in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan has leaked 200,000 litres (52,834 gallons) of oil in an aboriginal community, the provinci(...)

Cathy Murphy, executive director of the Irish Canadian Emigration Centre in Toronto, expects Irish immigration to remain strong. Photograph: Benny Corrigan

It was 11.30pm December 21st 2011 when Eamonn O’Loghlin, the chair of the newly established Irish Canadian Immigration Centre, called to offer me the (...)

With a total area of almost 10 million sq km (Ireland by comparison is just 84,431sq km), Canada is the second-largest country in the world – yes, (...)

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