In East Africa
Jun 23rd, 2014
TORONTO — The Foreign Affairs department is investigating the Eritrean consulate in Toronto after allegations it continues to play a key role in a dubious tax scheme that has been linked to threats, harassment and intimidation. A government source said Eritrea would face repercussions, including the ...
Apr 12th, 2013
Since 2000, over a million Zimbabweans have left the country to seek better life in foreign countries. Most settled in South Africa, Botswana and the United Kingdom but a sizeable group has made Canada home. Journalist Tsungai Chipato, a resident of Toronto, reflects on his experiences with the Zimba...
Mar 7th, 2013
CBC Funding cuts are expected Thursday when Alberta’s Progressive Conservative government unveils a budget in the face of declining resource revenues. The budget is expected to be the toughest in years as Premier Alison Redford’s government grapples with an estimated $6-billion shortfall. While...
Jun 5th, 2012
The man killed in the deadly Eaton Centre shooting in Toronto that left six other people wounded apparently stabbed the suspect three months ago, CBC News has learned. Ahmed Hassan, 24, died in the Saturday evening shooting that plunged the landmark mall in downtown Toronto into chaos as thousands of...
Mar 7th, 2011
ROBB, Alta. – Up to 16 people have been hurt in an explosion and fire at an oilwell west of Edmonton. RCMP say two of the people have been flown by air ambulance to hospital. The extent of the injuries hasn’t been released. The blast ripped through the Husky Energy well near Robb, Alta., ...