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News: Canada

We have started to collect the most important news related to Canada in November 2005. By default, most recent news are listed first.

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Canada: news

Weapons cache in ex-Mountie's home

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 21:20

A former Canadian Mountie banned from possessing weapons is arrested after police found an arsenal of machine guns, grenades and a cannon.
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Canadian body-parts accused in court

Monday, March 11th 2013, 19:01
related countries: China China

A Canadian former porn actor Luka Magnotta, who is accused of killing and dismembering a Chinese university student, appears in court.
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Sundance London unveils 2013 line-up

Monday, March 11th 2013, 12:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A documentary about killer whales and the directorial debut of Canadian singer Peaches are among the titles that will screen at the second UK edition of the Sundance Film Festival next month.
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Oz conjures up magic numbers in US

Monday, March 11th 2013, 9:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Dorothy, Toto, Oz

Wizard of Oz prequel Oz the Great and Powerful did not need Dorothy and Toto to conjure up magic numbers at the US and Canadian box office this weekend.
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Canada's Metis win land ruling

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 2:32

Canada's Supreme Court rules the government failed to hand out land grants properly to the Metis indigenous group 142 years ago.
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Canadian folk star Tom Connors dies

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 19:33

Renowned Canadian country-folk singer Tom Connors, who lamented that other songwriters seldom wrote about the country he loved, dies age 77.
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VIDEO: Ancient camel fossils found in Arctic

Thursday, March 7th 2013, 17:12

A Canadian scientist has discovered bone fragments which confirm that the ancestors of modern camels once roamed the country's Arctic region.
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Bieber 'early' for second London gig

Wednesday, March 6th 2013, 8:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Organisers say Canadian pop star Justin Bieber was "two minutes early" for his second gig at London's O2 Arena following widespread criticism over his late appearance on Monday.
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Giant camel fossil found in Arctic

Tuesday, March 5th 2013, 16:09

The fossilised remains of a giant species of camel have been unearthed in Canada's High Arctic.
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Canada wobbles on its EU free-trade skates

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 1:09
related countries: United States United States

Canada's new reason to worry about the US - trade with Europe
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US issues Keystone pipeline report

Saturday, March 2nd 2013, 0:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Keystone, Texas

A US government report on controversial plans to build an oil pipeline from Canada to Texas says it raises no major environmental concerns.
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Ex-Harper aide 'child porn' remarks

Friday, March 1st 2013, 21:56

A former senior adviser to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper is under fire for expressing doubts about jailing viewers of child pornography.
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Canadian dead in LA hotel cistern

Friday, February 22nd 2013, 3:07

Authorities seek the cause of death of a Canadian woman found dead in a Los Angeles hotel cistern, while assuring guests the water is safe to drink.
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Montreal city hall raided by police

Wednesday, February 20th 2013, 2:04
related places: Montreal, Quebec

Anti-corruption police raid Montreal city hall in an ongoing investigation into fraud and false documents in the Canadian province of Quebec.
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Mounties in indigenous abuse claims

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 17:39

Indigenous women in British Columbia have been victims of discrimination and abuse by Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers, says Human Rights Watch.
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US approves CNOOC takeover of Nexen

Wednesday, February 13th 2013, 1:48
related countries: China China, United States United States

The US approves the sale of Canadian oil firm Nexen to China's state-owned CNOOC, clearing the way for the deal to be completed.
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Snow-hit region begins clear-up

Sunday, February 10th 2013, 18:29
related countries: United States United States

Thousands of people across large swathes of the north-eastern United States and eastern Canada battle to clear up after an intense snowstorm.
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VIDEO: 'Historic' snowstorm blankets US

Saturday, February 9th 2013, 1:56
related countries: United States United States

Thick snow is blanketing the north-eastern US and eastern Canada as a major storm cuts power to thousands of homes and plays havoc with transport.
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Canadian spy jailed for 20 years

Friday, February 8th 2013, 22:53
related countries: Russia Russia

A Canadian navy intelligence officer is sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to selling classified Nato information to Russia.
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'Terrorists to lose' Canada status

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 19:51

Canada's immigration minister proposes changing the law to strip dual citizens of their passports if they commit an act of terror abroad.
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Canada stops distributing pennies

Monday, February 4th 2013, 19:33

The Canadian penny is withdrawn from circulation as production costs exceed its monetary value, although it will remain legal tender.
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Canada navy spy in family apology

Friday, February 1st 2013, 21:05
related countries: Russia Russia

A Canadian navy intelligence officer who sold military secrets to Russia makes an emotional apology to his family at a sentencing hearing.
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Dancer flees Bolshoi over 'threats'

Wednesday, January 30th 2013, 11:24

The Bolshoi Ballet's leading soloist, Svetlana Lunkina, reveals she has relocated to Canada amid claims of threats to her husband.
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Quaid denied Canadian residency

Monday, January 28th 2013, 15:03

Actor Randy Quaid is denied permanent resident status in Canada by immigration officials following his request for refugee status.
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Ruling saves Toronto mayor's job

Friday, January 25th 2013, 22:13
related places: Toronto

Rob Ford, the mayor of Toronto, will be able to stay in his job after a Canadian court ruled against a removal order in a conflict of interest case.
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Gun attack in Philippine court

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 11:38
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A Canadian man opens fire in a Philippine court, killing two people and wounding another, reports say.
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Canada examines Algerian claims

Tuesday, January 22nd 2013, 9:09
related countries: Algeria Algeria

Canada says it is trying to verify whether two Canadians were among the Islamists involved in the deadly siege at a remote desert gas plant in Algeria.
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Canada notes have 'wrong' leaf

Saturday, January 19th 2013, 0:10
related countries: Norway Norway

Canada's new plastic banknotes feature Norway maple leaves, instead of the Canadian sugar maple leaf, according to botanists.
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Bin Laden film tops US box office

Monday, January 14th 2013, 9:22
related countries: United States United States

Zero Dark Thirty, Kathryn Bigelow's film about the 10-year hunt for Osama Bin Laden, was the top draw in the US and Canada this weekend, taking an estimated $24 million (£14.8m) in its first three days.
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Pledge of new Canada native talks

Saturday, January 12th 2013, 2:38

A meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and a group of First Nations chiefs ends with the promise of a "high-level dialogue".
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VIDEO: Killer whales escape from ice trap

Friday, January 11th 2013, 7:10

Around a dozen killer whales have managed to escape after being trapped under thick ice off the coast of Canada
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Whales freed from Canada ice trap

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 20:26
related places: Hudson Bay

A dozen killer whales trapped under sea ice with only a single breathing hole reach safety in Canada's Hudson Bay, local villagers have reported.
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VIDEO: Whales trapped in Canadian sea ice

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 9:45

Around a dozen killer whales are trapped under a large stretch of sea ice off the coast of Canada.
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Whales trapped under Canada ice

Thursday, January 10th 2013, 1:52
related places: Hudson Bay, Quebec

A remote Quebec fishing village asks Canada's government to help free a dozen killer whales trapped in a vast stretch of sea ice.
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Miss Congeniality guilty of riot

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 11:05
related places: Vancouver

A former beauty queen in the Canadian city of Vancouver pleads guilty for her part in riots following the NHL ice hockey final in June 2011.
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Oil sands' toxins end up in lakes

Tuesday, January 8th 2013, 9:29

Toxic pollutants released by oil sands mining operations are accumulating in freshwater ecosystems, a study by Canadian researchers suggests.
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Canada PM to meet Native chiefs

Friday, January 4th 2013, 21:42

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will meet a delegation of First Nation leaders, following one chief's 25-day hunger strike.
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