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Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau delivers his victory speech at the Palais des congrès in Montreal on Monday night. Photograph: Sebastien St-Jean/AFP via Getty Images

To listen to Justin Trudeau in the aftermath of Canada’s federal election this week, you would think he had just won a landslide victory, his compatri(...)

Liberal Leader and Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau celebrates with supporters as he leaves the stage after the victory speech at his election night headquarters on October 21st, 2019 in Montreal, Canada. Trudeau remains in power with a Minority Government. Photograph: Cole Burston/Getty Images

Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau hung on to power after a tight election on Monday that saw his government reduced to a minority, but aides pre(...)

Oil pump in North Dakota

Global oil prices have dropped almost 50 per cent below their 2014 high. But here in North Dakota, oil is still the only game in town. Named after He(...)

Timothy Eaton with his son and eventual successor John Craig Eaton in his office at Eaton’s department store, Toronto in  1899. Photograph:  Wikimedia Commons, Public Domain

Ballymena and its environs has been the birth place of some of our most notable emigrants; from George and Will Millar of the Irish Rovers to movie st(...)

Poulnabrone dolmen in Co Clare. Photograph: iStock

A koan is a paradoxical riddle without a solution. It’s also an apt definition of many of Ireland’s placenames. These encoded glimpses into our cultur(...)

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(...)

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