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Istanbul Nightclub Attacker Caught: Reports

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.16.2017 | Canada

The Islamic State group claimed responsibility.

Canadian Arrested In Turkey For Allegedly Insulting President

CP | Liam Casey, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.06.2017 | Canada

Ece Heper is a dual Canadian-Turkish citizen.

Russian Ambassador Killed By Gunman In Turkey

CP | Burhan Ozbilici And Suzan Fraser, The Associated Press | Posted 12.19.2016 | Canada

The gunman was killed by police.

3 Turkey Leftover Hacks | Posted 10.12.2016 | Canada

Thanksgiving has come and gone and after serving up a feast for your family and friends, now you are left with a full belly and a fridge full of lefto...

How To Avoid Poultry Poisoning At Your Next Holiday Dinner

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Living
Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

The holidays are a time to gather around a table with family or friends and chomp down on a delicious meal. But it could ruin your social game (and conscience) if you and your loved ones get sick because of the food you served.

McCallum Tight-Lipped About Case Of Calgarian Detained In Turkey

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.19.2016 | Canada Alberta

"We are doing our best to provide support," the minister said.

Turkish President Erdogan Wrong To Blame Man Of Prayer For Coup

Gregory Baum | Posted 08.10.2016 | Canada Politics
Gregory Baum

I am appalled by the accusation of Turkey's president, Mr. Erdogan, singling out Rev. Fethullah Gülen as instigator of the recent military putsch. I am appalled because I am familiar with the work of this Turkish sage, have studied his thought and learned how he understands his mission in society.

Reaction To Failed Turkish Coup Highlights Hypocrisy Of The West

Abubakar Kasim | Posted 08.08.2016 | Canada Politics
Abubakar Kasim

Instead of condemning the coup attempt and blaming those who intended to destabilize the country, they have vehemently criticized the Turkish president for cracking down on the culprits and accused him of overreacting. They have probably forgotten what the word means.

Government Still Unable To Reach Canadians Detained In Turkey

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.28.2016 | Canada Politics

Canadian officials in Turkey are in contact with local authorities.

Turkish Ambassador Questioned By Feds Over Canadian's Arrest

CP | Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Politics

The Canadian has been accused of helping orchestrate the July 15 coup attempt, according to Turkish media.

Calgary Man Detained In Turkey Was Allegedly Visiting Sick Father

CP | Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada Alberta

Davud Hanci's family members are waiting to hear from Turkish prosecutors about what happens next.

Canadian Traveller Detained In Turkey For Allegedly Plotting Coup

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2016 | Canada Alberta

Family hasn't heard from him or his wife.

Canada Urges Turkey Not To Bring Back Death Penalty

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2016 | Canada Politics

Canada has expressed sharp concerns over Turkey's imposition of a three-month state of emergency.

Canada Expecting Delays In Refugee Arrivals Amid Turkey Unrest

CP | Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.19.2016 | Canada Politics

There are an estimated 549 Syrian refugees in Turkey who have been approved to come to Canada.

Edmonton Turkish Festival Cancelled In Wake Of Attempted Coup

The Huffington Post Alber | Sarah Rieger | Posted 07.18.2016 | Canada Alberta

The festival was set to begin on Saturday.

Military Coup In Turkey Failed To Take Down Government: Officials

CP | Suzan Fraser And Dominique Soguel, The Associated Press | Posted 07.15.2016 | Canada

The president dismissed the military action as "an attempt at an uprising by a minority within our armed forces.''

Is Canada Ready To Support Least Developed Countries?

Development Unplugged | Posted 06.14.2016 | Canada Politics
Development Unplugged

Will Antalya now stir our pro-poor Canadian government into moving from talk to walking via a new focus on aid for the LDCs/fragiles? The immediate option is easy and cheap -- but a real partnership requires more than funding.

The 13 Luckiest Places In The World

Travelzoo Canada | Posted 05.13.2016 | Canada Travel
Travelzoo Canada

Do you dodge black cats and cracks in the sidewalk? Throw salt over your shoulder and pop your umbrellas only outside? Would you fly out on Friday the 13 or postpone a vacation to a less spooky date? If you're feeling a little unlucky lately, we've got some suggestions.

U Of T Startup Helps Newcomers Navigate Canadian Health Care

University of Toronto News | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Impact
University of Toronto News

After living amid the Syrian refugee crisis in Turkey for a year after graduating from the University of Toronto, Nouhaila Chelkhaoui knew she wanted to help make a positive impact on the lives of newcomers. Her return to Toronto gave her the opportunity to do just that, as she joined U of T startup iamsick's newest initiative, which helps refugees navigate Canada's complex healthcare system.

Why The Turkish Airlines Lounge Is Worth Visiting

Bob Ramsay | Posted 03.24.2016 | Canada Travel
Bob Ramsay

When our travel agent booked us back home from Cape Town to Toronto, we hunkered down in the Turkish Airlines CIP Lounge at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport for the six-hour layover. One step inside and it became clear that this is to 'lounge' what 'rec room' is to 'Rogers Centre.'

'Will You Be Ankara?' Facebook Post Asks After Deadly Explosion

The Huffington Post Canada | Jessica Chin | Posted 03.14.2016 | Canada

"Ankara is not a war zone, it is a normal modern bustling city, just like any other European capital."

The Secret To A Perfect Holiday Meal

Stephen Perrin | Posted 12.11.2016 | Canada Living
Stephen Perrin

This season is all about family traditions. I have a few of my own, both at home and at my restaurants:Terra and Sarpa in Richmond Hill, Francobollo in Toronto, and Rusty's in Collingwood. I'm usually working until Christmas Eve, so I make my turkey days in advance. My secret?

G20 Leaders Pledge To Foster Youth Entrepreneurship

Winston Chan | Posted 11.19.2016 | Canada Business
Winston Chan

During the Summit, G20 leaders discussed urgent issues such the terrorist attacks in Paris. The President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan spoke about another crisis that isn't receiving much media attention -- global youth unemployment.

Why Turkey's Recent Election Is So Important

Ana Rodriguez | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Politics
Ana Rodriguez

Turkey held an election this past June and the AKP (remember, they've been in power since 2002) did not win a majority. Coalition talks were a bust, so a new election had to happen. It looked like Turkish voters were making a statement against Erdogan and his party in this election. But this time the AKP's I'm the strong man who can protect you message successfully swayed Turkish voters.

Why I'm Still Sponsoring A Syrian Refugee Family

David O'Leary | Posted 11.18.2016 | Canada Impact
David O'Leary

Those who were indifferent before the Paris attacks are now outspoken critics of Prime Minister Trudeau's commitment to accept 25,000 refugees and bring our CF-18's home. Some of the comments I have seen are downright vitriolic. It has been suggested to me by a number of people that we re-consider reminding people at this time that we're sponsoring a refugee family. It might be bad for business and could alienate more than a few friends. I find it incredibly sad that the current state of affairs is such that I have even faint concerns about a backlash for my desire to help those in need. I certainly won't let it deter me.