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Sunday, October 17, 2021

The strong ties between Costa Rica and Canada

Costa Rica and Canada have a history of strong diplomatic ties.

Happy Thanksgiving to all our Canadian readers!

Happy Canadian Thanksgiving from all of us at The Tico Times! 

Canada set for election amid concern over economy and security

OTTAWA, Canada – Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Sunday called general elections for Oct. 19, kicking off a campaign for a fourth straight term in power amid a sluggish economy. Harper, in power since 2006, dissolved parliament after meeting with Governor General David Johnston, the representative of Queen Elizabeth II, Canada's nominal head of state in this Commonwealth country.

Parliament shooting rocks Canada

"We will not be intimidated. Canada will never be intimidated," Prime Minister Stephen Harper said Wednesday night in an address to the nation.

Happy Canada Day!

Originally known as “Dominion Day,” the holiday commemorates the unification of three different territories into a single nation in 1867.
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