State television reported the shooting Thursday in a post on Twitter.
Algonquin public relations spokesman Phil Gaudreau refused to provide any update.
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New Democrats demand action in case of Raif Badawi.
The nation has stopped the export of some military equipment to the Arab state.
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"Don't take the signal from the last government," the MP told The Globe and Mail.
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He says he doesn't want to compromise the safety of those who divulge details on human rights.
Federal officials have pushed the PM to form a closer partnership with the oil-rich nation.
A $15-billion contract signed under the previous government to supply Saudi Arabia with light-armoured military vehicles won't be revisited after the execution of dozens of prisoners in that country,...
Dion said the executions could "further inflame" tensions in the Middle East.
The country's top cleric described the executions as a "mercy to the prisoners" because it would save them from committing more evil acts and prevent chaos.
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At least 63 people were executed for drug offences.
Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion says he conveyed Canada's desire to see clemency granted to jailed Saudi blogger Raif Badawi when he met with his Saudi Arabian counterpart in Ottawa Thursday. B...
The absence of Iran, Iraq and Syria raised questions about whether the alliance was intended to present a unified front against extremists or Saudi Arabia's main regional rival, Iran.
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Freedom of expression has cost my husband, Raif Badawi, his own freedom. As we speak, he is locked inside a small cell in a remote prison in Saudi Arabia; a country where censorship prevails. A country, my country, which views women as second class citizens. A country, my husband's country, that he so loves -- all of its land, its women and men, his love of his country, which extends right up to the doors of Shura, which is set on ruining the aspirations of an entire people. A country where the young are choking in a whisper that should be a scream.
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As of 2014, 143 out of 195 countries legally guarantee equality between men and women. I wish I could say that gender equality, or any equality, enforced by the law translates into equality in the minds of people. Deeply rooted problems preventing true parity have been promoted by patriarchy for years, passed on from one generation to another disguised as 'tradition.'
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STOCKHOLM — Saudi Arabia, whose oil-fueled economy could suffer from global efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, on Tuesday submitted a climate action pledge to the United Nations. Though thin...
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They tried to deliver more than 31,000 letters to Saudi Arabia's embassy in Ottawa.
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Canada is selling ultra-modern fighting machines, routinely fitted with large-calibre guns, cannons and mortars -- unequivocally covered by Canada's military export control policy. If the deal proceeds, let us not forget that it did so with full prior knowledge of export safeguards and of the end user's abysmal human rights record.
The surprise visit Tuesday reflects renewed confidence from Assad after Russia and Iran dramatically escalated their support recently.
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The Bloc Quebecois leader seized on Trudeau's statement that the deal was "not an agreement between the government of Canada and Saudi Arabia."
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Less than two months before Ottawa announced a $14.8-billion military export contract with Saudi Arabia Canada provided substantial input concerning the Saudi human rights situation at the United Nations Human Rights Council. And while progress has been utterly lacking in relation to every single recommendation made by Canada, it is now all but certain that the deal with the autocratic Kingdom will proceed.
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What I would love to see is for the Canadian embassy to simply issue a travel visa so that my relatives and wife can claim refugee status and/or seek asylum there. This way, Canada can at least give them a chance to live instead of them being sent to Syria as we all know about the tragedies that are occurring there and the terrorist activities that are taking place. It's definitely is unethical for me to run away and return to Canada while my wife and relatives are deported to Syria. If Canada allows my relatives to seek asylum in Canada, I will ensure their safety and comfort in Canada and cover all financial costs.
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By now everyone has seen the tiny corpse of three-year-old Alan Kurdi washed up on Turkey's shores. Canada and its allies must work harder to focus squarely on the root of the problem -- the lack of human rights, withheld not only by ISIS/Daesh, but by others, as well.
Hospital staff were among the 46 who contracted the potentially fatal Middle East respiratory syndrome.
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Last week new Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson continued a Harper government tradition of lauding deceased Saudi royalty. In a release the MP from Niagara Falls said he was "deeply saddened to learn of the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Saud Al-Faisal" and "impressed by his distinguished career serving the people of Saudi Arabia." Of course, Nicholson omitted any mention of the former Saudi foreign minister's efforts to undermine the Arab Spring democracy movement or arm the fundamentalist opposition to Syrian dictator Bashar Assad, which has led to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
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"We will continue to engage with Saudi Arabia on a range of issues including regional security and human rights."
Canada's energy sector service and equipment exporters are in for tough times, and cash flows for oil and gas exporters will tighten significantly. This is already beginning to spill red ink on Canada's trade and fiscal statistics. However, Canada's non-energy sector exporters should see a substantial boost.
MONTREAL - As a Saudi blogger with Canadian ties was spared a scheduled flogging for a third straight week Friday, a supporter expressed hope the pardon of a fellow activist may spur Raif Badawi's rel...
OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper has offered his condolences to the people of Saudi Arabia on the death of King Abdullah.The monarch of the oil-rich country who sought to modernize the ultracons...
MONTREAL - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has raised concerns with a Saudi prince about the flogging sentence handed down to a blogger with family in Quebec.A government official, speaking on con...
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A second round of lashings against Saudi Arabian blogger Raif Badawi has been postponed for medical reasons, according to Amnesty International. The human rights group said it would provide more deta...
OPEC's decision to maintain production gives Mr. Prentice an opportunity to remake government. Instead of protecting Big Oil from OPEC, Mr. Prentice should protect Albertans from Big Oil by revamping Alberta's revenue structure and diversifying our economy so that Albertans will never experience another crash like the crash of 2015.