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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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National icon

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 21:20

When the Tragically Hip lead singer said he was suffering from terminal brain cancer, Canada grieved, because the band mined the nation's cultural mythology.
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Tearful Trudeau mourns Canada rock icon

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 19:44

The Canadian prime minister pays tribute to the Tragically Hip frontman as "one of the best of us".
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Quebec bans niqab for public services with neutrality law

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 17:08

The Canadian province passes a religious neutrality law on face coverings.
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Tragically Hip singer Gord Downie has died at 53

Wednesday, October 18th 2017, 16:33

The Canadian band's singer passes away at the age of 53 after a battle with terminal cancer.
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Canadian hostage Joshua Boyle says Taliban killed daughter

Saturday, October 14th 2017, 7:09
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Joshua Boyle says captors also raped his wife, during their five-year Afghan kidnap ordeal.
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Nafta talks: Trump open to a bilateral Canada-US trade deal

Wednesday, October 11th 2017, 21:47
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: Trump

President Trump says if talks to reform Nafta fail, he could envisage a trade pact excluding Mexico.
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Fixing injustice

Saturday, October 7th 2017, 23:37

The Canadian province promises to help descendants of Black Loyalists gain ownership of their land.
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Toronto Zoo's tumbling panda cubs

Friday, October 6th 2017, 18:58

The Canadian zoo releases a compilation video of their giant panda cubs falling and tumbling.
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Las Vegas shooting: Tearful reunion after heroism

Friday, October 6th 2017, 17:29

A Canadian woman reunites with the stranger who saved her after she had been shot in Las Vegas.
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People keep stealing Canadian city's parking meters

Thursday, October 5th 2017, 8:55

A quarter of meters installed recently in St John's have disappeared.
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Edmonton attack: Refugee arrested over 'terror' incident

Monday, October 2nd 2017, 4:38

A Somali-born man is held after a policeman and four pedestrians were hit by vehicles in Alberta.
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Canada's New Democrats elect Jagmeet Singh as party leader

Sunday, October 1st 2017, 23:35

NDP faithful hand the 38-year-old Canadian Sikh politician a decisive first-ballot victory.
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Air France plane engine fails over Atlantic

Sunday, October 1st 2017, 11:21

The A380 with more than 500 people on board makes an emergency landing at a small Canadian airport.
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Highway to Heaven

Saturday, September 30th 2017, 23:17

What can this Canadian street teach the world about religious harmony?
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Canadian airport in Inuit 'ill-omen' art row

Friday, September 29th 2017, 21:31
related places: Toronto

An art installation at Toronto airport has angered some Inuit people.
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Prince Harry opens Invictus Games in Toronto

Sunday, September 24th 2017, 5:45
related places: Toronto

The event is being held in Canada. Athletes from 15 countries compete over eight days.
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Canada targets senior Venezuelan officials with sanctions

Friday, September 22nd 2017, 21:27
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

Canada says it "will not stand by silently" as it targets 40 senior Venezuelan officials.
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Justin Trudeau: Canada humiliated indigenous people

Thursday, September 21st 2017, 21:25

The prime minister laments Canada's "humiliation, neglect and abuse" of First Nations peoples.
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British war bride and Canada groom die within hours of each other

Monday, September 18th 2017, 22:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

They met outside London in 1941 and died in different wards of the same Canadian hospital.
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Theresa May visits Canada for post-Brexit trade talks

Monday, September 18th 2017, 8:04
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The PM and Justin Trudeau will also discuss a trade row that could threaten jobs in Northern Ireland.
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Finn the dog runs for mayor in Canadian city St John's

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 16:02

The race to be mayor in a small, Canadian city is heating up as Finn the dog officially begins his campaign for the top job.
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Finn the dog runs for mayor in Canadian city

Wednesday, September 13th 2017, 14:04

The race to be mayor in a small, Canadian city is hotting up as Finn the dog officially begins his campaign for the top job.
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Meteor bursting into flames caught on camera.

Wednesday, September 6th 2017, 5:51

A home security camera caught the moment a meteor over Canada burst into flames.
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Canada hospital not charged after switching men at birth

Saturday, September 2nd 2017, 1:10

Police say a Canadian hospital committed no crime when it placed babies with the wrong families.
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Joy for Syrian refugee family as daughter graduates

Friday, September 1st 2017, 23:18
related countries: Syria Syria

Good news for a Syrian refugee family as their daughter graduates in Canada.
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Canadian shopkeeper takes on two robbers

Friday, September 1st 2017, 23:09
related places: Calgary

Two robbers targeted a store in Calgary but night clerk Nisar made things very difficult for them.
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Air Transat probed after flights delayed for hours on Ottawa runway

Friday, September 1st 2017, 8:00
related places: Ottawa

Passengers who were held for six hours on Ottawa runway rang the emergency services for help.
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Canadian university loses $10m in phishing scam

Thursday, August 31st 2017, 20:56

Phishing cons staff into making payments into a fraudulently created account.
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'Proud Boys' back in Canada military after crashing indigenous ceremony

Thursday, August 31st 2017, 17:19
related places: Halifax

Five members of the military were suspended after interrupting an indigenous ceremony in Halifax.
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Canadian town refuses to remove swastikas from park

Wednesday, August 23rd 2017, 16:10

The mayor says the swastikas are part of local history, as the anchor was found by divers.
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A black bear got punched after entering a Canadian home

Tuesday, August 22nd 2017, 16:51

The aggressive bear was eventually killed by authorities after it chased a man down the street.
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Hill 70

Monday, August 21st 2017, 23:20

A new monument will commemorate the first time a Canadian commander led Canadian troops in WW1.
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Canadian cop's lack of French cancels speeding ticket

Friday, August 18th 2017, 10:31
related countries: France France

Driver won't have to face court because a police officer only spoke to him in English.
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Cuba: Canadian diplomat struck by headaches and hearing loss

Friday, August 11th 2017, 15:36
related countries: United States United States

US diplomats also reported strange symptoms, sparking fears a sonic weapon may have been used.
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Hyeon Soo Lim: North Korea releases Canadian pastor

Wednesday, August 9th 2017, 12:48

Hyeon Soo Lim was sentenced to a life-term of hard labour in December 2015.
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Fleeing Trump: Couple leaving the Carolinas for Canada

Monday, August 7th 2017, 21:28
related countries: United States United States

Many anti-Trump Americans talked about leaving the US for Canada. This couple is actually doing it.
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Canadian scientists puzzled by spate of whale deaths

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 10:53

Ten right whales have been found dead in the Gulf of St Lawrence this summer
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Canada opens Montreal Olympic Stadium for migrants from US

Thursday, August 3rd 2017, 8:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Quebec

The majority of asylum seekers crossing into Canada have done so at the Quebec border.
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A Canadian speedboater makes waves to douse fire

Monday, July 31st 2017, 21:20

A man uses his boat to put out the flames of a wildfire in British Columbia, Canada.
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Canada revokes Helmut Oberlander's citizenship for the fourth time

Wednesday, July 26th 2017, 16:33

Canada says it does not take revocation lightly but it is necessary in cases of fraud.
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Love in a cold climate

Tuesday, July 25th 2017, 23:07

The winner of the Global Teacher Prize is campaigning for disadvantaged youngsters in the Canadian Arctic.
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Canadian police end hunt for missing hiker, family confirms

Monday, July 24th 2017, 0:49
related countries: Aruba Aruba

The Australian woman had set out with her partner, who was later found dead near a waterfall.
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