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Canadian PM Trudeau shrugs off security threat

Monday, October 14th 2019, 3:17

The prime minister appeared at a rally in a bulletproof vest and surrounded by uniformed officers.
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Leaders spar in Canadian election debate

Tuesday, October 8th 2019, 4:41

Candidates from six parties took part in the Canada election campaign's first official debate.
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The boss who rescued 300 Syrian refugees

Sunday, October 6th 2019, 23:58
related countries: Syria Syria

Entrepreneur Jim Estill spent CA$1.5m of his own money to bring Syrian refugees to Canada.
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Wexit: Why some Albertans want to separate from Canada

Friday, October 4th 2019, 19:49

As talk about climate change in Canada heats up, so has Alberta's separatist movement.
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Canada reveals names of 2,800 victims of residential schools

Tuesday, October 1st 2019, 15:30

More than 3,000 indigenous children are believed to have died in Canadian state-run schools.
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Hundreds of thousands join Canada climate strikes

Saturday, September 28th 2019, 10:12

The demonstrations come after environmental activist Greta Thunberg called for students to strike.
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Justin Trudeau: Canada PM seeks to put blackface scandal behind him

Friday, September 20th 2019, 20:19

Old photos of Justin Trudeau in blackface roiled Canada's federal election campaign this week.
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Canada's Justin Trudeau cannot say how often he wore blackface

Thursday, September 19th 2019, 21:48

Canada's PM Justin Trudeau is dogged by revelations he wore blackface as he fights for a further term.
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US and Canada lose 3bn birds in 50 years

Thursday, September 19th 2019, 18:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bird, Asia

Scientists conclude the major factor is habitat loss driven by human activity.
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Justin Trudeau: New video of Canada's PM in blackface

Thursday, September 19th 2019, 17:14

Canada's PM earlier apologised for two other incidents in which he donned brown or black make-up.
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Justin Trudeau: Canada PM in 'brownface' 2001 yearbook photo

Thursday, September 19th 2019, 12:47

Canada's PM says he deeply regrets wearing skin-darkening make-up at an Arabian Nights-themed gala.
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Justin Trudeau 'brownface': 'I should have known better'

Thursday, September 19th 2019, 1:51

The Canadian PM says he's "really sorry" for wearing skin-darkening make-up at a 2001 event.
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PM Justin Trudeau calls Canadian general election for 21 October

Wednesday, September 11th 2019, 16:36

Justin Trudeau could be facing a tough re-election campaign as he seeks a second term in office.
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Four years of Justin Trudeau in two minutes

Wednesday, September 11th 2019, 14:53

With an election coming up in Canada, let's look back at Justin Trudeau's first term as prime minister.
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Huawei heats up the battle for internet in Canada's north

Sunday, September 8th 2019, 23:10

More than five million Canadians don't have high speed internet. Could Huawei have the answer?
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Storm Dorian: Widespread power cuts as winds batter Nova Scotia

Sunday, September 8th 2019, 14:23

The diminished hurricane battered Nova Scotia with winds of 100mph, cutting power to 450,000 homes.
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Catherine McKenna: Canada environment minister given extra security

Sunday, September 8th 2019, 12:11

Canada's Catherine McKenna says she has been the target of increasing abuse and threats.
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Serena Williams reaches US Open final and will face Bianca Andreescu

Friday, September 6th 2019, 3:50
related countries: United States United States

Serena Williams beats Elina Svitolina in straight sets to reach the US Open final where she will face Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu.
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Justin Trudeau sharpens criticism of China in Huawei spat

Thursday, September 5th 2019, 21:04
related countries: China China
related places: Huawei

Canada's PM says China "plays by a very different set of rules and principles than we do in the West".
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Woman killed in 'extremely rare' black bear attack in Canada

Thursday, September 5th 2019, 15:48
related countries: United States United States

Catherine Sweatt-Mueller was killed while on holiday on an island on the Canada-US border.
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Top Boy: Why Drake is at the London premiere of a cult UK TV show

Thursday, September 5th 2019, 13:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: How, London

How Canadian superstar Drake became a super-fan and saviour of British cult hit Top Boy.
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Air Canada fined for not using French language

Friday, August 30th 2019, 23:12
related countries: France France

A French-speaking couple say the airline violated their "linguistic rights" under Canadian law.
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Canada deports Chinese activist Yang Wei over knife crimes

Thursday, August 29th 2019, 9:21
related countries: China China

Supporters say Yang Wei faces "brutality" in China, but Canada declared him a dangerous offender.
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Franklin Expedition: New footage of wreck of HMS Terror

Wednesday, August 28th 2019, 21:36

Researchers in Canada have been exploring HMS Terror from the ill-fated Franklin Expedition.
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Julien Gauthier: Grizzly bear kills soundgathering musician

Tuesday, August 20th 2019, 17:14

Julien Gauthier had planned to canoe down Canada's Mackenzie River to record sounds of nature.
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Canada election: Charities warned against climate change ads

Monday, August 19th 2019, 20:44

Canada's elections watchdog warned that saying climate change is real could be illegal.
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Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese: The forgotten faces in Canadian 'fugitives' story

Friday, August 16th 2019, 17:48

The families of Lucas Fowler, Chynna Deese, and Leonard Dyck left with questions as manhunt ends.
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The lengths Americans go to for cheap medicine

Wednesday, August 14th 2019, 23:14
related countries: United States United States

With drug prices soaring in the US, people are travelling to Canada to buy life-saving medication.
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Does dodgeball really encourage bullying?

Monday, August 12th 2019, 21:06

Researchers in Canada say students should not be forced to play the sport in school.
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Hassan al-Kontar: Who is the man trapped in an airport helping now?

Sunday, August 11th 2019, 23:01
related countries: Nauru Nauru

Hassan al-Kontar wants to help sponsor 200 Manus Island and Nauru refugees to come to Canada.
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Canadian Kristian Lee Baxter released from Syria detention

Friday, August 9th 2019, 12:51
related countries: Lebanon Lebanon, Syria Syria
related places: Beirut

Kristian Lee Baxter appears at a news conference in Beirut, nine months after being detained.
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Pocket knife saves Canadian man during grizzly bear attack

Thursday, August 8th 2019, 20:02
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Colin Dowler ended up in a life-or-death struggle with a grizzly bear in British Columbia.
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Canada murders: Bodies found in hunt for two suspects

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 23:13
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United States United States

Police in Manitoba province have been hunting two teenagers suspected of three murders.
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Do these icebergs produce the world's purest water?

Wednesday, August 7th 2019, 10:38

Selling water from melted icebergs is big business on Canada's eastern coast, but there are concerns over Arctic warming.
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WW2 explosives cleared from shipwrecks in Canada

Sunday, August 4th 2019, 23:02

The Canadian military is disposing of unexploded ordnance found in shipwrecks at a popular diving spot.
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Saeed Malekpour: Web designer escapes life sentence in Iran

Sunday, August 4th 2019, 4:43
related countries: Iran Iran

Saeed Malekpour fled to Canada via a third country while on short-term release from jail.
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Canada killings: Police scale down hunt for teen suspects

Wednesday, July 31st 2019, 20:12

Canadian police say they have found no trace of the pair during an "exhaustive" manhunt.
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Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky: How to survive in Canadian wilderness

Tuesday, July 30th 2019, 21:00

Two teenagers on the run were last seen in the wilds of Manitoba. We ask experts how they might cope.
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Egypt minister downplays threat to ‘cut’ critics abroad

Wednesday, July 24th 2019, 15:30

Nabila Makram told a meeting in Canada that critics of the country based abroad would be "cut".
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Tourist couple murder: Teenage boys named as suspects

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 19:47

Two Canadian teenage boys are key suspects in killing of young couple shot to death on holiday.
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Mystery deepens over murder of tourist couple in Canada

Tuesday, July 23rd 2019, 8:51
related countries: Aruba Aruba, United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Police say the deaths could be connected to another missing persons case in British Columbia.
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Salmon trapped in Canada landslide to be airlifted to safety

Monday, July 22nd 2019, 0:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The fish have been unable to swim upstream due to a rockfall in Fraser River, British Columbia.
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Online critics poke fun at Canada 'warship' library

Wednesday, July 17th 2019, 20:10
related places: Edmonton

Edmonton residents say the new building looks like "a land-locked ship converted to a library".
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Hodan Nalayeh: Somalia's 'inspirational' journalist, killed in Kismayo

Saturday, July 13th 2019, 21:16
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Hodan Nalayeh launched a TV station in Canada and had recently moved to live and work in Somalia.
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Nepal court jails ex-UN official for child abuse

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 14:54

Canadian Peter John Dalglish, 62, held numerous roles at the UN before his arrest last year.
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Denver culls Canada geese to feed 'needy families'

Wednesday, July 3rd 2019, 11:55

City officials say the birds are causing havoc and their meat is going to "needy families".
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Key to a happy retirement? Fun housemates

Monday, July 1st 2019, 20:11

Four Canadian pensioners say the secret to a happy retirement is good roommates.
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Scientists 'speechless' at Arctic fox's epic trek

Monday, July 1st 2019, 14:50
related countries: Norway Norway
related places: A

A young fox has walked from Norway's Arctic islands to Canada in just 76 days.
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