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Canada legalises recreational cannabis use

Wednesday, June 20th 2018, 1:02

The country is the first in the G7 group of nations to legalise the drug's recreational use.
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Canadian clarinet player sues ex for deleting his scholarship offer

Friday, June 15th 2018, 9:31

A young clarinettist wins damages after his ex-girlfriend sabotaged his career to keep him close to her.
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World Cup 2026: US, Canada and Mexico fans react

Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 23:11
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

Canada, US & Mexico will host the biggest World Cup ever - but has the news come at the worst time?
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World Cup 2026: Canada, US & Mexico joint bid wins right to host tournament

Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 13:00
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

A joint bid from the United States, Canada and Mexico wins the right to host the 2026 Fifa World Cup.
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Tuesday, June 12th 2018, 17:48

Mr Trump's trade adviser apologised for saying there is a "special place in hell" for Justin Trudeau.
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Trump Trudeau: 'Special place in hell' for Justin Trudeau

Monday, June 11th 2018, 4:57

A Trump aide says Canada's leader engaged in bad faith diplomacy at the G7 summit.
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G7 summit ends in disarray as Trump abandons joint statement

Sunday, June 10th 2018, 8:13
related countries: United States United States

President Trump lashes out at host Canada and retracts his endorsement of a joint statement.
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G7 summit: $3bn pledge for girls' education

Saturday, June 9th 2018, 22:34

The funds committed will go towards educating girls and women in conflict zones, Canada says.
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G7: Trump isolated over trade and Russia on first day

Saturday, June 9th 2018, 4:58

Donald Trump differs with other world leaders over Russia and trade at the talks in Canada.
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Canada moves a step closer to legalising marijuana

Friday, June 8th 2018, 1:32

Canadian senators pass the Cannabis Act by a clear margin and return it to the House of Commons.
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Trump asks if Canada burnt down White House in call with PM

Thursday, June 7th 2018, 16:34

"Didn't you guys burn down the White House?", he reportedly asked Canada's leader (they didn't).
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Elizabeth Wettlaufer: Canadian nurse's confession released

Wednesday, June 6th 2018, 2:56

Elizabeth Wettlaufer, jailed for life, recalls injecting her victims with fatal doses of insulin.
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Tuesday, June 5th 2018, 23:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Canada is on the verge of legalising marijuana for recreational use. The BBC visited a huge cannabis farm in British Columbia, which the operators say is the world's largest.
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Tariffs and Trump: Why the G7 summit in Canada could be awkward

Tuesday, June 5th 2018, 21:13

World leaders gather this week to discuss gender, trade and oceans - but ill-feelings may simmer.
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Italians shocked by man's selfie after train accident in Piacenza

Monday, June 4th 2018, 16:29

When a Canadian woman was hit by a train, a man captured the scene with his smartphone.
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G7 ministers criticise US tariffs and warn of trade war

Sunday, June 3rd 2018, 7:27
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Eu

The EU and Canada threaten retaliation and France's finance minister says a trade war is days away.
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Trudeau: Canada as US security threat 'inconceivable'

Thursday, May 31st 2018, 18:42
related countries: United States United States

The US tariffs on Canada are "totally unacceptable", Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says.
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Mississauga restaurant bomb: Canada police hunt two suspects

Friday, May 25th 2018, 13:17

Investigators want public help to identify the men behind the "horrendous act", which injured 15.
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This is why those lynx are shrieking

Tuesday, May 22nd 2018, 21:36

A pair of Canada lynx have been caught on camera "screaming" at each other.
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Social media Romeo wins free flight after failed campaign

Friday, May 11th 2018, 19:59

The man fell about 498,000 retweets short before a Canadian skating duo helped him score a free flight.
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Eurovision 2018: Meet Benjamin Ingrosso, the ‘Swedish Justin Bieber’

Friday, May 11th 2018, 14:32
related countries: Sweden Sweden

People say Sweden's Benjamin Ingrosso looks similar to Canadian singer Justin Bieber.
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If Australia can be at Eurovision, why not Canada?

Thursday, May 10th 2018, 17:02

Canada has never been invited to enter the song contest. Is that because Europe is afraid of losing?
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For hire: American tech brains choosing Canada

Thursday, May 3rd 2018, 20:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Stem

The country has struggled to keep STEM talent from heading to the lucrative US market.
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Outrage over truck driver's fine for hitting motorcyclist

Thursday, May 3rd 2018, 14:46

A truck driver in Canada was fined $315 for colliding with a motorcyclist. Some say it was not enough.
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Where does Trump's 'America First' leave Canada?

Wednesday, May 2nd 2018, 23:21
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: Trump

As talks are due to resume between the US, Canada and Mexico over a new trade deal, Canada is hopeful of a positive outcome.
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Rescued bald eagle released into the wild in Canada

Saturday, April 28th 2018, 13:23
related countries: United States United States

The female bird of prey was given a traditional Native American farewell in Canada.
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Quebec mosque gunman may face 150-year jail sentence

Friday, April 27th 2018, 21:30

The jail penalty faced by Alexandre Bissonnette could possibly be the longest in Canada's history.
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Canadian lynched in Peru as locals accuse him of murder

Monday, April 23rd 2018, 16:15
related countries: Peru Peru

Police in Peru's Amazon find the body of a Canadian who was lynched after being suspected of murder.
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Justin Trudeau wants 'seamless' UK trade deal after Brexit

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 11:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wants a deal that will "flip over the day after Brexit".
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Canadian Melina Roberge jailed over cruise ship drug scheme

Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 7:25

Melina Roberge was motivated by money and a chance to post "glamorous" photos, a judge says.
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Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 4:56

Amid a privacy crisis, Facebook asks permission to expand use of facial recognition technology.
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Canadian city launches urban coyote hotline

Thursday, April 12th 2018, 8:56
related places: Montreal

Urban coyote sightings have prompted the Canadian city of Montreal to launch a hotline.
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Canada crash: Justin Trudeau at vigil for Humboldt Broncos victims

Monday, April 9th 2018, 5:50

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau joins a service to remember the junior hockey players and staff who lost their lives.
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Canada crash: Humboldt Broncos bus dead mourned at vigil

Monday, April 9th 2018, 3:03

Thousands gather in the Canadian town to pay respects to those killed in the ice hockey crash.
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Canada crash: Country mourns Humboldt Broncos bus dead

Monday, April 9th 2018, 2:27

The Canadian prime minister attends a vigil for the 15 killed in a collision in Saskatchewan.
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Dozens sue Canadian fertility doctor for 'using wrong sperm'

Friday, April 6th 2018, 18:47

A Canadian fertility doctor has been accused of using his own or unknown sperm to impregnate women.
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Hotel forgives guest whose room was trashed by hungry seagulls

Tuesday, April 3rd 2018, 18:46

The Canadian man left a "tornado of seagull excrement, feathers and pepperoni chunks" in his suite.
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'I felt dead', kidnap survivor Amanda Lindhout tells court

Thursday, March 29th 2018, 0:44
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout speaks at the sentencing hearing of one of her Somali kidnappers.
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Does Justin Trudeau apologise too much?

Wednesday, March 28th 2018, 21:09

The PM has outdone other Canadian leaders when it comes to issuing mea culpas for historic wrongs.
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Canada teen wins $1000 a week for life on 18th birthday

Wednesday, March 28th 2018, 6:28

A Canadian teen wins $1000 a week for life after buying a lottery ticket on her 18th birthday.
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Fired Vancouver waiter case: Are the French really rude?

Tuesday, March 27th 2018, 23:14
related countries: France France

A waiter accused of bad behaviour in Canada revives a long-standing stereotype.
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Nelson Mandela's golden hand casts sell for $10m in bitcoin

Tuesday, March 27th 2018, 10:52
related countries: South Africa South Africa

A South African businessman has sold the four gold casts to a crypto-currency firm based in Canada.
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Justin Trudeau apologises for Canada Tsilhqot'in hangings

Tuesday, March 27th 2018, 6:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Justin Trudeau apologises for the hanging of indigenous Tsilhqot'in leaders by British colonial authorities.
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Canadian judge calls sex assault victim 'overweight'

Thursday, October 26th 2017, 17:32
related places: Quebec

The Quebec court judge made comments about the victim's body and "pretty face".
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Canadian man fined for loudly singing Everybody Dance Now

Monday, October 23rd 2017, 16:20

Montreal's Taoufik Moalla says he is contesting the ticket for "screaming in a public place".
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Canadian man found not guilty of raping wife

Friday, October 20th 2017, 19:25

A Canadian judge found that a man was not guilty of rape because he did not have criminal intent.
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