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Leaky border: Tourists and quarantine cheats threaten Canada amid U.S. COVID-19 surge

21 Jul 2020

OTTAWA/VANCOUVER For 67 days, tiny Prince Edward Island went without a single new case of COVID-19. That changed earlier this month when Canada's smallest province, best known as the home of fiction's Anne of Green Gables, announced a cluster of new cases linked to a foreign student who entered Canada from the United States.

CORRECTED-Leaky border: Tourists and quarantine cheats threaten Canada amid U.S. COVID-19 surge

21 Jul 2020

OTTAWA/VANCOUVER, July 19 For 67 days, tiny Prince Edward Island went without a single new case of COVID-19. That changed earlier this month when Canada's smallest province, best known as the home of fiction's Anne of Green Gables, announced a cluster of new cases linked to a foreign student who entered Canada from the United States.

Huawei CFO raises new argument to fight U.S. extradition in Canada court

16 Jun 2020

VANCOUVER/NEW YORK Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is raising a new argument in a Canadian court in a bid to fight extradition to the United States on bank fraud charges, court documents released on Monday showed. | Video

Huawei CFO raises new argument to fight U.S. extradition in Canada court

16 Jun 2020

VANCOUVER/NEW YORK, June 15 Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou is raising a new argument in a Canadian court in a bid to fight extradition to the United States on bank fraud charges, court documents released on Monday showed.

Huawei CFO Meng loses key court fight against extradition to United States

28 May 2020

VANCOUVER/TORONTO Huawei Technologies Co's Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou was dealt a setback by a Canadian court on Wednesday as she tries to avoid extradition to the United States to face bank fraud charges, dashing hopes for an end to her 18-month house arrest in Vancouver. | Video

Huawei Meng's U.S. extradition case hinges on key ruling in Canada on Wednesday

27 May 2020

TORONTO/VANCOUVER, May 27 A Canadian judge will rule Wednesday on a key aspect of Huawei Technologies Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou's extradition to the United States, with a favourable judgment seen as paving the way for the release of the Chinese executive after 18 months of house arrest.

Coronavirus prompts Canada to roll out safe drugs for street users

17 Apr 2020

VANCOUVER Canada's Pacific province of British Columbia was already battling an opioid epidemic when the new coronavirus hit, compounding the threat to drug users, many of whom are homeless and particularly vulnerable during the pandemic.

Canada lawyers, prosecutors scramble to get inmates out of jail

25 Mar 2020

TORONTO/VANCOUVER Canadian lawyers and government prosecutors are joining forces to get people out of provincial jails by accelerating bail hearings amid fears of a coronavirus outbreak in the close quarters.

U.S. extradition battle over Huawei's Meng ends first phase but Canada court fight continues

24 Jan 2020

VANCOUVER The first phase of battle over whether Huawei Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou should be extradited to the United States wrapped up on Thursday after four days, with lawyers for Meng challenging prosecution claims that her alleged actions are a crime in Canada.

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