Stephen Harper

In this Feb. 19, 2014, photo Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, right, shakes hands with President Barack Obama during the North American Leaders Summit in Toluca, Mexico. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick )

Olympic hockey outcome so far: Harper 1, Obama 0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is ready for the icy cold one President Barack Obama promised him. With their countries facing off in a pair of Olympic hockey games this week, more […]

02/20/2014

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, left, and President Barack Obama, right, look on as Mexico's President Enrique Pena Nieto speaks at a news conference during the North American Leaders Summit in Toluca, Mexico, Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014. Obama is in Toluca for a one-day summit with Mexican and Canadian leaders, meeting on issues of trade and other neighbor-to-neighbor interests, even as Congress is pushing back against some of his top cross-border agenda items. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Sean Kilpatrick )

Obama pressed by neighbors on sensitive issues

TOLUCA, Mexico (AP) — Pressed by North American allies on an array of politically fraught issues, President Barack Obama on Wednesday vowed to press ahead with stalled efforts to expand trade agreements for the Americas […]

02/19/2014

Officials respond to the scene where a city bus collided with a Via Rail passenger train at a crossing in Ottawa, Ontario, Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. An Ottawa Fire spokesman told CP24 television there are “multiple fatalities” and a number are injured from the bus with no injuries on the train. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Terry Pedwell)

6 killed as Canada passenger train, bus collide

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A double-decker bus collided with a passenger train in Canada’s capital Wednesday, ripping off the front of the bus and killing six people, police said. Witnesses said the bus went through […]

09/18/2013

Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing, Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada (AP Photo).

Canada train derailment death toll rises to 13

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — The death toll in the devastating oil train derailment in Quebec reached 13 on Monday, while about 40 people remained missing, officials said after investigators finally got near where the runaway […]

07/08/2013

Smoke rises from railway cars that were carrying crude oil after derailing, Lac Megantic, Quebec, Canada (AP Photo).

40 still missing in deadly Canada oil train crash

LAC-MEGANTIC, Quebec (AP) — Hazardous conditions hindered firefighters’ attempts Monday to search for some 40 people still missing after a runaway oil tanker train exploded over the weekend, killing at least five people, officials said. […]

07/08/2013

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