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August 19, 2017 9:46 PM Thousands join anti-racist demonstration at Vancouver City Hall, dwarfing original anti-immigration rally

Thousands of people have come out to Vancouver City Hall in support of an anti-racist demonstration countering a previously planned rally against immigration. Organizers of the original rally bill it as a protest of immigration, Islam and Justin Trudeau's policies on multiculturalism. Many Metro Vancouverites and politicians, however, are condemning 5

August 19, 2017 9:06 PM Protest against far-right rally draws thousands in Vancouver

One demonstration is protesting Islam, while the other is protesting white nationalism Thousands have showed up at Vancouver City Hall to protest against a far-right rally, more than an hour before the latter demonstration is expected to start. According to a Facebook page for the event, the rally is protesting Islam and the Canadian government's immigration 7

August 19, 2017 3:03 PM Finland stabbings 'a likely terror act'

HELSINKI -- The knife attack in western Finland that left two people dead and seven others wounded is "a likely terror act," Finland's intelligence agency said Saturday, while police said Europol was investigating if it had any ties to deadly vehicle attacks in Spain. The suspect -- an 18-year-old Moroccan asylum-seeker -- was shot and wounded in the thigh 7

August 19, 2017 11:41 AM Stabbing in Finland investigated as possible terrorism

A suspect detained for allegedly stabbing two people to death in a knife attack in the western Finnish city of Turku is being investigated for murder with possible terrorist intent, police said Saturday. It appeared that the man — an 18-year-old Moroccan asylum-seeker — targeted women in particular in his rampage in two public squares, said Crista Granroth 7

August 19, 2017 12:23 AM B.C. Premier John Horgan denounces planned anti-immigration rally

A planned anti-immigration rally in Vancouver has inspired a large counter-protest, but speakers and organizers on both sides say they expect their demonstrations to remain peaceful when the two groups meet on Saturday. Brad Salzberg is a speaker the event and a member of the Cultural Action Party of Canada, which seeks to promote European heritage in Canada 6

August 18, 2017 6:36 PM Two dead after multiple stabbings in Turku, Finland

HELSINKI — A man stabbed eight people Friday in Finland’s western city of Turku, killing two of them, before police shot him in the thigh and detained him, police said. Authorities were looking for more potential suspects in the attack. A suspect — who police said was “a youngish man with a foreign background” — was being treated in the city’s main hospital 6

August 17, 2017 10:27 AM Why autos are such an important part of NAFTA

TORONTO - The future of Canada's more than one million automotive jobs has emerged as a critical part of what's at stake at the NAFTA renegotiation table in Washington after the U.S. chief negotiator targeted the sector on the first day of talks Wednesday. U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthizer opened discussions between the three countries involved in the North 9

August 17, 2017 1:01 AM Trump disbands business councils after CEOs quit in protest

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK: President Donald Trump disbanded two high-profile business advisory councils on Wednesday after several chief executives quit in protest over his remarks blaming weekend violence in Virginia not only on white nationalists but also on anti-racism activists who opposed them. A parade of prominent Republicans and US ally Britain also rebuked 13

August 17, 2017 12:51 AM New complaint alleges police coverup in Dafonte Miller case

Complaint alleges father of Toronto officer charged with beating teen tried to cover up alleged crimes The father of the Toronto police officer charged with severely beating a teenager in Whitby, Ont., last year repeatedly contacted Durham Regional Police as they investigated the assault and provided them with false information in an attempt to cover 9

August 15, 2017 1:20 AM Trump’s rebuke of hate groups in wake of Charlottesville violence decried as ‘too little, too late’ Add to ..

For two days, U.S. President Donald Trump faced mounting accusations he was appeasing white supremacists by refusing to explicitly condemn them in the wake of a deadly terrorist attack amid a racist rally in Charlottesville, Va. On Monday, he sought to calm the storm with a White House speech unequivocally denouncing “the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists 8