Burkina Faso

Trudeau Attends Funeral For Quebecers Killed In Burkina Faso Attack

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.06.2016 | Canada Politics

Funeral services will be held today for the six Quebecers killed in a terrorist attack last month.

Husband Of Burkina Faso Victim Says He Hung Up On Trudeau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.21.2016 | Canada Politics

He said he was frustrated by Trudeau's "platitudes."

RCMP Sent To Burkina Faso After 6 Canadians Killed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.19.2016 | Canada

Six Quebecers on a humanitarian mission were killed in Ouagadougou last week.

Mother Of Burkina Faso Victim Urges Trudeau To Step Up Terror Fight

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.18.2016 | Canada Politics

"I'd like for Justin Trudeau, instead of just condemning with words from his mouth, that with his planes, he fights too."

Burkina Faso Begins 3 Days Of Mourning

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.17.2016 | Canada

The president said security would be stepped up in the capital and the country's borders.

Burkina Faso Terrorist Group Has Kidnapped Canadians In The Past

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2016 | Canada

It's not the first time Canadians have been targeted by AQIM.

4 Family Members Among Canadians Killed In Burkina Faso

CP | Morgan Lowrie, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.17.2016 | Canada

The two newspapers said the other two Canadian victims were also from Quebec and friends of the family.

Five Facts About Burkina Faso, Where Six Canadians Were Killed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2016 | Canada

It was a French colony until 1960.

Six Canadians Killed In Burkina Faso Attack: Trudeau

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.16.2016 | Canada

OTTAWA — Six Canadians died in an attack on a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Saturday as the Quebec government con...

Three Great Things that Happened in Sub-Saharan Africa in 2014

David Himbara | Posted 02.20.2015 | Canada Impact
David Himbara

Sub-Saharan Africa did not have a particularly good year. There were internal conflicts in South Sudan and Central African Republic. Nigeria's north and Kenya experienced considerable insecurity that led to loss of lives. But great things happened in Sub-Saharan Africa -- one new and two ongoing efforts -- a combination of which hold tremendous potential to empower and improve lives.

People Power in Burkina Faso Has Shaken up Africa's Autocrats

David Himbara | Posted 01.31.2015 | Canada Politics
David Himbara

For millions of Africans, most of whom have lived under one ruler all their lives, developments in Burkina Faso have breathed a new life and hope into nascent democratic movement across Sub-Saharan Africa. The Burkina Faso's people power is bound to affect every other Sub-Saharan country in some way -- small or large, direct or indirect, proving that Africa is not preordained to remain under dictatorship forever.

Live Updates: Crash Of Air Algerie Flight AH5017

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 07.24.2014 | Canada

Five Canadians were among those on board an Air Algerie flight that disappeared from radar over northern Mali on Wednesday night. The plane was car...

5 Canadians Aboard Missing Plane

CP | Brahima Ouedraogo And Sylvie Corbet, The Associated Press | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada

PARIS - French soldiers have secured a black box from the wreckage of an Air Algerie plane that went down in a desolate region of restive northern Mal...

CONTACT LOST

AP | Aomar Ouali | Posted 07.25.2014 | Canada

ALGIERS, Algeria — An Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algeria's capital that disappeared from radar early Thursday over northern Mali carrie...

5 CANADIANS ON BOARD

CBC | Posted 09.23.2014 | Canada

An Air Algerie passenger plane has crashed with 116 people, including five Canadians, on board after losing radio contact on its route from Burkina ...

Are You One With Nature? Check Your Hands

Jason Tetro | Posted 07.18.2014 | Canada Living
Jason Tetro

Last week an American team of researchers published a paper in which they looked at the microbial content of human hands. They not only found distinct differences in the bacteria between the two groups, but they were also able to identify quite possibly a new way to test for a truly natural being or a Westernized wannabe.

Green Hunger, Mothers' Hopes, and a Child's Cry for Peace in Burkina Faso

Rosemary McCarney | Posted 11.16.2012 | Canada Impact
Rosemary McCarney

Just a few days ago I joined Canada's newly appointed Minister of International Cooperation, Julian Fantino on a trip to Burkina Faso in West Africa. Throughout this visit I was struck by many sights and sounds that will stay with me for a long time -- evidence of how the crisis is affecting lives, how people are coping, and what more needs to be done to avert a crisis from becoming an all-out catastrophe.