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Traffic Returns to Wash. Bridge That Collapsed
across the Interstate 5 Skagit River bridge, restoring the traffic flow on the main route between Seattle and Vancouver , British Columbia . A temporary span opened Wednesday morning, replacing a section of the bridge that collapsed May 23 when
Netflix to Expand to Netherlands Later This Year
4.1 million respectively from a year ago. Netflix, which launched its streaming video service in 2007, expanded to Canada in 2010, Latin America in 2011 and the U.K., Ireland, Finland, Denmark, Sweden and Norway last year.
A Look at Netflix's International Expansion
a streaming-only service. Here's a look at its international expansion so far. — Sept. 22, 2010: Service in Canada begins, first outside the U.S. — Sept. 5, 2011. Service in Latin America begins. — Jan. 9, 2012: Expands to
Today in History
S. Air Force dropped manslaughter and aggravated assault charges against two fighter pilots who'd mistakenly bombed Canadian soldiers in Afghanistan in 2002. (One pilot was later found guilty of dereliction of duty and reprimanded.) Five years
Jamaica Eyes Expatriates as Source of Investment
outside the country, mostly in the U.S., Britain and Canada . Roughly 2.7 million live on the island. The Jamaican pact with the International Monetary Fund and halt what the prime minister described as an economic crisis. In April, the IMF approved
Playmate Admits Helping Boyfriend in US Illegally
A former Playboy Playmate has admitted helping her Canadian boyfriend after he illegally entered the United States in her boyfriend were arrested after he illegally crossed the border and rendezvoused with her in Fort Covington. Officials say the boyfriend has a criminal record in Canada . Shannon was the centerfold for Playboy's 50th anniversary
Montreal Interim Mayor Resigns After Fraud Arrest
Montreal 's interim mayor has resigned, a day after his arrest on arrested Monday. Applebaum took over as interim mayor of Canada 's second-largest city in November, after former mayor corruption allegations. A high-profile public inquiry in Quebec province has uncovered links between the construction industry
Montreal's Interim Mayor Resigns, a Day After His Arrest on Fraud Charges
Montreal 's interim mayor resigns, a day after his arrest on fraud charges.
The Ins and Outs of G-8 Summit Promises
France, Italy, Canada and Japan, plus top arms to the rebels and British Prime Minister David Cameron called G-8 met Libya's prime minister , Ali Zeidan, to discuss Cameron, who pledged British military training for
Vt. and Quebec Announce Electric Car Corridor
route between Burlington and Montreal without worrying they'll Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin and Quebec Premier Pauline Marois announced in Montreal . Initially the corridor will corridor on other cross- border routes, including between Magog and Sherbrook in Quebec 's Eastern townships and St
Justin Bieber Cleared in Possible Hit-and-Run
speeding through his gated California neighborhood. NFL star Keyshawn Johnson confronted him about that incident, but the Canadian singer has maintained that he was not behind the wheel. The L.A. County Sheriff's Department has referred the case
10 Things to Know for Today
tied the screaming man up after he asked that the U.S.-bound flight be diverted to Canada . 9. CHEF'S HUSBAND GIVEN WARNING AFTER ASSAULT The British police cautioned art collector Charles Saatchi after tabloid photos emerged of him grasping
G-8 to Focus on African Kidnaps, Tax on Final Day
corner globe-trotting companies into paying more taxes. Prime Minister David Cameron has invited the leaders of Libya and the African the United States, Japan, France, Germany, Italy, Canada and Russia around the talks table Tuesday. The British leader seeks a joint commitment by nations to stop paying
CANADA : Immigrants Head North
border but the one with Canada . Small Canadian cities are now being have been pouring into Canada from across the US that wants to call Canada home. There are arriving unloading their lives on Canada 's curbside finally crossed the border into Canada . Joining us now from Ottawa Canadian televisions Graham immigrants are going into Canada with a false belief refugee program in Canada and they make it for the Canadian border that is Windsor Ontario just north of Detroit a real problem for border communities. Here in Canada and it's not justAnd turning now to immigration illegal crossings at the US border continue. But not our southern border but the one with Canada . Small Canadian cities are now being forced to cope with hundreds of Mexican and Haitian illegal immigrants. They have been pouring into Canada from across the US border . Here's a Canadian television report that gauges the frustration. Among city officials and the desperation of one family that wants to call Canada home. There are arriving on foot by band and by car unloading their lives on Canada's curbside finally. Hundreds of Mexicans and Haitians have filed into the social service office of this border town. Just across the Detroit River the magic word is I'm a refugee claimants. Illegal aliens in America. With children born in
Weekend Window: Prince Edward Island
Prince Edward Island is Canada 's smallest in nestled between Nova Scotia New Brunswick . In the gulf And that is Prince Edward Island . Considered really miles and I. Prince Edward Island has been developedPrince Edward Island is Canada's smallest in some say greenest province nestled between Nova Scotia New Brunswick . In the gulf of saint Lawrence island is known first Rolling Hills and beautiful -- states that's where our weekend window opens this morning. In high definition -- -- Keep going above -- you get to this little land mass in the news is little kind of smile right in the middle of the gulf of saint Lawrence. And that is Prince Edward Island . Considered -- really a place like no other it's just one of those places that really. Takes your breath away every time you turn a corner. I've heard people say that. Considered island as a farm surrounded by C -- a patchwork quilt of these beautiful Green field surrounded by had -- all these Rolling Hills cop to topple. Of the hill and pentagon concede he's -- miles and I. Prince Edward Island has been developed from 5000. Old volcano. Is still -- red. -- into the middle of the -- And because of this
Canadian Officials Stop Terror Plot
imminent threat to the general public beliefs. Train relationships. With the Canadian and American law enforcement. the billion Canadian government agencies. To work together in furtherance of Canada counterterrorism strategy It is very important. Canadians remain vigilant. Protecting threats begins streets. In Canadian homes and we works with including communities across Canada . In the fight againstcarry out these criminal acts. There was no imminent threat to the general public -- beliefs. Train passengers. The -- he -- integrated national security enforcement team but the close collaboration via via. Successfully interdicted district early and effective. This is a testament to -- our relationships. With the Canadian and American law enforcement. -- the billion Canadian government agencies. To work together in furtherance of Canada -- counterterrorism strategy. Today's charges represent the most recent example. Tremendously successful effort. And commitment of our national security teams. And I
Oct. 30, 1995: Vote for Quebec Independence
the people of Quebec cast ballots virtual tie. Canada remains one Quebec shares a border was new York Without Quebec Canada would be a much The streets of Montreal were empty tonight the future of Canada and the future office towers of Montreal to the narrow William board Montreal writer Neil remain within the Canadian federation have provinces of Canada . But things can both have Canada . And recognition the familiar Canadian dollar coin. Implying thousands of Canadians and Montreal 's cluster accommodation of Quebec nationalism conflicts of Canadian and Keba corps ago a daring British assault overwhelmedbefore a nation of 28 million holding its breath. The streets of Montreal were empty tonight everybody at home glued to the television watching the numbers as they fell in what numbers they work. The referendum was so close as you noted 96%. Of the votes were counted before either network could make a call. The margin of victory for the no rejection of secession is actually smaller than the number of spoiled ballots -- here. But the legal as well as political arguments over the future of Canada and the future of tobacco will continue. All across come back Monday from the state of the art office towers of Montreal to the narrow streets of Quebec city. People voted on their political future. Roughly 80% of those eligible to vote speak French took their first language. Most of the rest primarily speak English. For that reason says Trinidad William board Montreal writer Neil Bossone. Quebec is different speeds different language it has a different country different approach to life. If you want -- to remain within the Canadian federation have to recognize those differences. The referendums we know Troy sounded perfectly clear vote yes to make -- back. Sovereign and independent state. We'll -- to keep your back you want to put him provinces of Canada . But things weren't that simple. For example all. -- the F Kennedy led by hard line dependent and they will certainly use a victory to bring about a total separation. About half of the yes voters want something different. They're hoping -- a yes vote will be from home association which will somehow lead to changes where they can both have Canada . And recognition. -- Do we care -- in place those posters with possibly false hopes like the one expressed in signs with people -- -- -- -- of the familiar Canadian dollar coin. Implying that an independent Karabakh might keep the comforting continuity. Of Canadian currency. I. On the other hand there was the huge rally last Friday tens of thousands of Canadians and Montreal's cluster -- saying Karabakh we love you. This also offered -- yes but politically unlikely hold. Some constitutional accommodation of Quebec nationalism. And Canadian nationhood. Was promised after the 1980 vote in which -- backers rejected independence three to two. But the compromise didn't happen. And says the publisher of Montreal's leading French language intellectual newspaper -- of why are. Opposition across Canada means it won't happen now. When US then you want to back to be recognized as distinct society in the constitution almost got out of the two thirds of -- -- -- -- The confusions and conflicts of Canadian and Keba corps history have their roots here on the plains of Abraham and Quebec city. It was here over 230 years ago -- a daring British assault overwhelmed the French army. And established that this territory would be uneasily shared to fight to ethnic groups speaking two languages.
Wendy's 'T-Rex' Burger Taken Off Menu
It's the end of the for a belly busting burger and broke Wendy's and Canada has been selling the monsters. T Rex cheeseburger. I'm an today corporate bosses at Wendy's Elijah looking at the streetthe -- for a belly busting burger and broke -- Wendy's and Canada has been selling the monsters. T Rex cheeseburger. I'm an -- today corporate bosses at Wendy's Elijah -- looking at the street
Health Care : Does Canada Do It Better?
money that is spent on health care but there's much Just like they do in Canada and in Great Britain That's what happens Canadian doctor David greets comments from the Canadian system the more I wait six months but Canadian doctors told us your emergency rooms too but in Canada and here's sick point seven million Canadians say they can't get weeks to live at the Canadian government calls for surgery to live. When this Canadian woman was about to failed scheme outside Montreal . She needed a high united Arab Italy's prime minister in Archbishop Desmondhear the naysayers claim but I'm trying to bring about government run health care . No this. They're not telling the truth but once He did Shane did -- we're starting from scratch I would probably no single Payer system He says He doesn't want government run health care . He does want government help -- just wants to go about it in a slow way so people don't realize what's happening to them. Many pundits and economists agree saying Obama's plan will build a bridge to government run health care . And -- all went face long waiting list and have lack access to the latest scare people line up for care some of them die. That's what happens Canadian doctor David greets -- author of the -- thought can this government health -- was great until He started treating patients. More comments from the Canadian system the more I came across people waiting for radiation therapy. Waiting for the knee replacement so they can finally walk up to the second floor of their house people wait in line. You wanna see your neurologist because of your stress -- no problem you just have to wait six months He won an MRI. No problem free is the -- he's got to wait six months but Canadian doctors told us your system is cracking. I was talking this man had a heart attack. -- they tell you about wind and ice you've been might become available. Away after that could somebody maybe transfer. That's a spot in America people wait at emergency rooms too but in Canada and here's sick enough to be admitted. You weighted average 23. Hours. We can send these patients to other hospitals that have capacity because there is no other hospital in the area that has capacity. There was no bad for this little girl and she had no pediatrician that are parents -- -- to to monitor her seizures. In fact one point seven million Canadians say they can't get family doctor. Some counseling this one outside Toronto pulled the lottery. Once a month of the town clerk gets this box out of the -- insider names of everyone who wants a family doctor. She pulls out four slips and then calls the lucky winner. It's fun menu home that you and He hasn't picked up into the station let's. Oh you're quite welcome. Others in town must -- we can arrange that businessman Rick Baker makes money from Canadian -- People stuck on waiting lists like surely -- -- pay him to get them to America for treatment. -- had blocked artery that kept her from digesting her food. She was starving to death -- lost fifty pounds she hired -- to help forget to this hospital in Washington State. Where she saw an American doctor. The doctor said. That I wouldn't would have only had at the very few weeks to live at the Canadian government calls for surgery elect. The only thing collective about this surgery was I elected to live. When this Canadian woman was about to give birth to quadrupled she was told sorry all the neonatal units are too crowded. She had a flight to Montana actress Natasha Richardson is said to be in critical condition after Natasha Richardson failed scheme outside Montreal . She needed a high tech trauma center. But there wasn't one within hundreds of mind. And there are no medevac helicopters to take her to war. So yes our profit driven system is expensive. Sometimes wasteful but it's that pursuit of profit it's given us inventions that save lots. This is the country medically and this is where people come when they need treatment thousands come here from countries with government health care . With the Spanish -- got cancer came to America. So did this sheet from the united Arab -- Italy's prime minister in Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Literally we're surrounded by medical miracles death by cardiovascular diseases dropped by two thirds of last fifty years.
GMA LIVE (06.12.13)
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