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Trudeau promises 'ambitious' Canada recovery plan

Wednesday, September 23rd 2020, 23:43

The plan comes as Mr Trudeau warns Canada is in the midst of a "second wave" of the pandemic.
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Pascale Ferrier: White House ricin package suspect in court

Tuesday, September 22nd 2020, 22:17

Pascale Ferrier, a Canadian computer programmer, is also accused of mailing poison to Texas authorities.
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Satellite achieves sharp-eyed view of methane

Monday, September 21st 2020, 0:19

A Canadian company debuts a powerful new capability to monitor the potent greenhouse gas.
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John Turner: Former Canadian prime minister dies at 91

Saturday, September 19th 2020, 20:53

The ex-prime minister, who has died aged 91, famously led his Liberal Party to a big defeat in 1984.
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Canada Tesla driver charged over 'napping while speeding'

Thursday, September 17th 2020, 20:50

Canadian police said both front seats were fully reclined as the car drove at 150km/h.
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Canadian cable car cord severed again in suspected sabotage

Monday, September 14th 2020, 17:12

The mountainside gondola ride only reopened a few months ago after an act of sabotage in 2019.
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We Charity to exit Canada amid Trudeau scandal probe

Wednesday, September 9th 2020, 22:11

The charity says it has to leave because of "fallout" from a political scandal involving the prime minister.
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Trudeau condemns toppling of Canada's first PM as 'vandalism'

Monday, August 31st 2020, 17:18
related places: Macdonald

The statue of Canada's first PM, Sir John A Macdonald, was pulled down by activists over the weekend.
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Canada statue of John A MacDonald toppled by activists in Montreal

Sunday, August 30th 2020, 7:09
related places: Macdonald, Montreal

John A MacDonald was accused of letting famine and disease decimate indigenous Canadian communities.
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Chrystia Freeland named Canada's first female finance minister

Tuesday, August 18th 2020, 21:17

The prime minister also announced he will suspend Parliament until 23 September.
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Rise in far-right threats against Justin Trudeau, police warn

Thursday, August 13th 2020, 23:41

The threats follow a number of security incidents targeting Canadian federal officials.
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Americans, go home: Tension at Canada-US border

Thursday, August 13th 2020, 14:05
related countries: United States United States

Fears about spikes in US Covid-19 cases have led to some hostility between Canadians and Americans.
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Kamala Harris: Countries rush to celebrate Biden's running mate

Wednesday, August 12th 2020, 14:59
related countries: India India

People in India, Jamaica and Canada are queuing up to heap praise on the California senator.
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Milne Ice Shelf: Satellites capture Arctic ice split

Tuesday, August 11th 2020, 11:10

The Planet Earth-observation company releases new imagery of Canada's broken Milne Ice Shelf.
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Canada slaps retaliatory tariffs on US aluminium goods

Friday, August 7th 2020, 18:20
related countries: United States United States

The retaliatory move comes after Canada's deputy prime minister promised a "dollar for dollar" fight
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China sentences another Canadian to death on drugs charges

Friday, August 7th 2020, 16:55

As relations between the countries remain fraught, the man has been accused of producing ecstasy.
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Saudi crown prince accused of sending hit squad to Canada

Thursday, August 6th 2020, 20:48
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Mohammed bin Salman has been accused of sending a hit-squad to kill a former Saudi official.
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China sentences Canadian to death on drugs charge

Thursday, August 6th 2020, 10:55

The man has been accused of producing ketamine as relations between the countries remain fraught.
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Obesity not defined by weight, says new Canada guideline

Tuesday, August 4th 2020, 21:12

A new Canadian clinical guideline aims to reduce stigma against overweight patients.
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Should police be first to respond in a mental-health crisis?

Tuesday, July 28th 2020, 23:08
related countries: United States United States
related places: Why

Why cities in the US and Canada are eyeing removing police from front-line mental-health response.
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Niagara Falls tour boats show stark social distancing split

Tuesday, July 28th 2020, 21:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls boat tours highlight pandemic safety measure differences in the US and Canada.
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Canada court rules US 'not safe' for asylum seekers

Wednesday, July 22nd 2020, 20:28
related countries: United States United States

The US violates the human rights of asylum seekers by imprisoning them, a Canadian judge rules.
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Trudeau admits 'mistake' while facing third ethics inquiry in office

Monday, July 13th 2020, 18:58

Canada PM says he should have recused himself from contract talks with charity that paid his family.
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Rideau Hall: Canadian Armed Forces member arrested after breaching PM's estate

Friday, July 3rd 2020, 0:44

Justin Trudeau was not home when a member of Canada's armed forces drove into Rideau Hall's gates.
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Canadian province investigates racist 'game' played by hospital staff

Friday, June 19th 2020, 22:45

Staff in at least one hospital allegedly bet on the blood alcohol level of indigenous patients.
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Canadian MP Jagmeet Singh kicked out for calling rival 'racist'

Thursday, June 18th 2020, 1:05

Jagmeet Singh was thrown out of the House for not apologising after he called another MP "racist".
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Canada loses out to Ireland and Norway in Security Council vote

Wednesday, June 17th 2020, 23:42
related countries: Ireland Ireland, Norway Norway

Canada has lost its latest bid for a seat on the UN Security Council despite an expensive campaign.
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Indigenous chief arrest video shocks Canada

Saturday, June 13th 2020, 9:55

PM Justin Trudeau calls for an investigation after dashcam footage shows an officer beating Allan Adam.
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Canada indigenous chief Allan Adam battered during arrest

Saturday, June 13th 2020, 7:44

A violent arrest and police custody deaths have ignited anti-police brutality protests across Canada.
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Jessica Mulroney: I Do, Redo removed from TV after 'white privilege' row

Friday, June 12th 2020, 13:58

The Canadian host, a friend of Meghan Markle, apologises after a dispute over anti-racism protests.
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George Floyd: Black Lives Matter protests go global

Monday, June 8th 2020, 23:04
related countries: Germany Germany, New Zealand New Zealand, United Kingdom United Kingdom

People in New Zealand, Canada, London and Germany are protesting in support of Black Lives Matter.
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Trudeau's epic pause when asked about Trump

Tuesday, June 2nd 2020, 21:13
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Asked about race, unrest and the US response, the Canadian prime minister chose his words carefully.
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G7 leaders reject Russia's return after Trump summit invite

Tuesday, June 2nd 2020, 1:24
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The UK and Canada oppose Russia's readmission, as Donald Trump invites Vladimir Putin to a summit.
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Trans Mountain pipeline: Protest ban is 'great time' to build, says minister

Tuesday, May 26th 2020, 7:58

Alberta's energy minister cites a ban on protests when asked about a controversial project in Canada.
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Family of exiled top Saudi officer Saad al-Jabri 'targeted'

Monday, May 25th 2020, 0:25
related countries: Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia

Saad al-Jabri fled to Canada but officials are going after his children back home, the BBC is told.
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Canada v US: Loon stabs eagle through heart

Friday, May 22nd 2020, 22:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: America

The loon, which is on Canada's dollar coin, and the eagle, America's national bird, fought to the death.
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Teenage boy charged in Canada's first 'incel' terror case

Wednesday, May 20th 2020, 8:55

The 17-year-old boy is accused of fatally stabbing a woman at an erotic massage parlour this year.
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One dead after Canadian Snowbirds jet crashes into home

Monday, May 18th 2020, 3:19

The Snowbirds jet was on a mission to boost the morale of Canadians fighting the spread of Covid-19.
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Coronavirus: Bamboo shortage forces Canadian zoo to return pandas to China

Thursday, May 14th 2020, 17:34
related countries: China China

Two pandas are expected to be returned to China due to a shortage of imported bamboo because coronavirus has grounded flights.
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Wild horse rescued from bog in Alberta

Wednesday, May 13th 2020, 19:43

A group of volunteers found the animal stuck in mud in the foothills of Alberta, Canada.
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Coronavirus: Broadway actor Nick Cordero wakes from coma

Wednesday, May 13th 2020, 9:33

The Canadian star has been in hospital since late March and has had his right leg amputated.
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Scientists explain magnetic pole's wanderings

Tuesday, May 5th 2020, 23:04

The North Magnetic Pole has been racing across the top of the world, from Canada towards Siberia.
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My Money: 'With love on my side, I can get through today'

Friday, May 1st 2020, 21:20

As part of a BBC blog series, Leena Yousefi in Canada talks us through one week during the coronavirus pandemic.
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Trudeau: 'You don't need an AR-15 to bring down a deer'

Friday, May 1st 2020, 17:45

Canada PM Justin Trudeau is banning the sale of 1,500 models and variants of assault rifles and weapons.
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Canadian helicopter missing off Greece

Wednesday, April 29th 2020, 22:05
related countries: Greece Greece

The aircraft was taking part in a Nato operation in the Ionian Sea when it disappeared.
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Nova Scotia shooting: 'They had no idea the hell they were going to face'

Friday, April 24th 2020, 21:47

Canada's deadliest shooting is pieced together by the people swept up in its path of terror.
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Canada shooting: Gunman kills at least 18 in Nova Scotia

Monday, April 20th 2020, 18:04

The 12-hour rampage by a man dressed as a policeman ended with a car chase before he was shot dead.
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Canadian care homes become coronavirus hotspots

Monday, April 13th 2020, 18:53

Health officials say nearly half of all known coronavirus deaths in Canada are linked to care homes.
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Coronavirus: US 'wants 3M to end mask exports to Canada and Latin America'

Friday, April 3rd 2020, 20:03
related countries: United States United States

Mask manufacturer 3M says the move would have "significant humanitarian implications".
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