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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 oil train in derailment

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 16:37

An oil train partially derails in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, the third such incident in the region in six months.
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VIDEO: 'Life threatening' freeze heads east

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 7:02
related countries: United States United States

North America's brutal cold snap is heading east, ushering in dangerous temperatures not seen in two decades, forecasters warn.
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N America shivers in 'polar' freeze

Monday, January 6th 2014, 21:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arctic

Parts of the United States and Canada are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as an Arctic chill brings further freezing weather.
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VIDEO: US braced for more snow storms

Monday, January 6th 2014, 5:23
related countries: United States United States

Parts of Canada and the north-eastern United States are bracing themselves for more heavy snow and freezing temperatures as forecasters warn the winter storm is likely to continue for several more days.
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VIDEO: While Canada freezes Australia melts

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 13:17
related countries: Australia Australia

The mercury has dropped to -42C (-44F) in Canada while in Australia it has hit 54C (129F) and extreme weather is experienced in different parts of the world.
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Toronto mayor runs for re-election

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 17:33
related places: Toronto

Toronto's crack-smoking leader Rob Ford says he is the "best mayor" the Canadian city has ever had, as he declares his candidacy for another term.
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Robbed Canada runner's bag found

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 1:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British fundraiser who was attacked and robbed while he was in Canada for a charity running challenge gets his belongings back.
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Canada charity runner 'beaten up'

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 13:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Banff

A British fundraiser who is running unaided across Canada is coming to terms with being attacked during new year celebrations in Banff.
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Bombardier sells 10 jets for $259m

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 2:56

Canadian aerospace manufacturer Bombardier says it has sold 10 Challenger jets for $259m (£157m) to an anonymous buyer.
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Freed Greenpeace activists back home

Friday, December 27th 2013, 19:35
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Five British Greenpeace activists, held in Russia for 100 days, are reunited with loved ones after being granted an amnesty from protest charges.
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US and Canada outage misery persists

Friday, December 27th 2013, 19:31
related countries: United States United States

More than 130,000 householders in parts of the US and Canada still have no electricity supply, after last weekend's ice storm.
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US and Canada suffer continuing cuts

Thursday, December 26th 2013, 1:14
related countries: United States United States

More than 500,000 homes in the north-eastern US and the south-eastern Canada are still without electricity after last weekend's severe ice storm.
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VIDEO: 'We have no power, no heat, no water'

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 19:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Quebec, Christmas

The BBC's Lucy Hockings reports on the conditions in Quebec where, like many other households in Canada and the northern US, she is facing a Christmas without electricity.
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Storms cut power in US and Canada

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 11:21
related places: Toronto

Hundreds of thousands of households in Canada and the northern US face Christmas without electricity after Sunday's ice storm.
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VIDEO: Ice storm causes Canada power cuts

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 10:09

Thousands of people across Canada may spend Christmas with out power after an ice storm swept through the east of the country as Canadian broadcaster CBC reports.
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Toronto battered by winter storm

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 15:59
related places: Toronto

An ice storm bringing snow and freezing rain to eastern Canada and the north-east US leaves many without power and causes transport disruption.
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VIDEO: Snow and ice hit US and Canada

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 5:37

Snow and ice have affected parts of the US and across much of eastern Canada, cutting power to hundreds of thousands of home.
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Canada prostitution laws struck down

Friday, December 20th 2013, 17:39

Canada's Supreme Court unanimously strikes down the nation's anti-prostitution laws, giving the government one year to craft new legislation.
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Canada backs 'homophobic' law school

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 20:52

Canada's first faith-based law school has been approved over objections from gay-rights advocates and hundreds of law students.
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Arcade Fire confirm Glastonbury slot

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 17:32

Canadian seven-piece Arcade Fire confirm rumours they are to be the headline act on the first night of next year's Glastonbury Festival.
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VIDEO: Helicopter rescues crane operator from fire

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 16:39

A Canadian military helicopter rescues a man trapped at the end of a construction crane as a fire raged below.
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VIDEO: Lottery winner 'not keeping a dime'

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 11:13

A Canadian man who won a CDN $40 million lottery prize last may has said that he is going to all his winnings away.
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Ecuadoreans can seek Chevron damages

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 0:21

A group of Ecuadoreans can seek enforcement of a $9.5bn (£5.8bn) judgement against US petrol giant Chevron in Canada, an Ontario appeals court rules.
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Ford sorry for 'paedophile' comments

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 21:17

Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologises for implying during a recent television interview that a Toronto Star journalist is a paedophile.
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Canadian-style conspiracy

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 0:24
related countries: United States United States

Is Canada more accepting of 9/11 conspiracy theories than US?
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Canada minister 'sorry' for remarks

Monday, December 16th 2013, 23:53

Canada's industry minister apologises after his suggestion it is not the Canadian government's job to feed hungry children sparks an uproar.
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Critics hit at Canada Post cutbacks

Thursday, December 12th 2013, 16:01

Critics say Canada Post's move to phase out home delivery over the next five years could hurt pensioners unable to walk to community post boxes.
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Canada Post to end home delivery

Wednesday, December 11th 2013, 17:23

Canada Post says it will phase out home delivery in urban areas over the next five years as the postal service struggles to rein in persistent losses.
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VIDEO: Canada embarks on North Pole claim

Tuesday, December 10th 2013, 7:56

Canada signals its intention to claim the North Pole and some of the surrounding Arctic waters on its Atlantic coast.
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Ford denies bid to buy crack video

Thursday, December 5th 2013, 18:26
related places: Toronto

The embattled mayor of Canada's largest city Toronto, Rob Ford, denies trying to buy a video which apparently showed him smoking crack cocaine.
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Booming Canada recruits British and Irish workers

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 23:49
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Booming Canadian economy attracts British workers
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Canada rocked by soldier suicides

Wednesday, December 4th 2013, 17:31

Canada's military is soul searching after the suicides of up to four soldiers in just a week, raising questions over post-traumatic stress disorder.
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China: Canada spy reports 'baseless'

Tuesday, December 3rd 2013, 0:14
related countries: China China

Chinese officials dismiss accusations that an Ontario naval engineer passed on secrets about Canada's national shipbuilding strategy to them.
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Canadian accused in China spy case

Monday, December 2nd 2013, 0:11
related countries: China China

Canadian police arrest and charge a man on suspicion of intending to pass classified information to China.
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VIDEO: Bieber told to clean up graffiti

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 20:23
related countries: Australia Australia

A hotel in Queensland, Australia, says it wants to keep graffiti spray-painted onto one of its external walls by the Canadian pop star Justin Bieber, despite being at odds with local authorities who think it is an eyesore.
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Drones used in jail smuggling attempt

Thursday, November 28th 2013, 15:39
related countries: United States United States

Prison officers' union calls for tighter security after drones were used to try to smuggle contraband into jails in US and Canada.
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Hundreds held over Canada child porn

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 18:24
related places: Toronto

Police in Toronto say 348 people have been arrested and 386 children rescued in a three-year investigation into a child pornography ring.
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Baldwin stalker gets six months jail

Thursday, November 14th 2013, 17:08
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian woman is convicted in New York of stalking US actor Alec Baldwin and is sentenced to six months in jail.
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Baldwin 'stalker' guilty of contempt

Wednesday, November 13th 2013, 21:05

A Canadian actress accused of stalking actor Alec Baldwin is sentenced to 30 days in prison a day after she heckled him as he testified against her.
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Toronto mayor: 'No reason' to resign

Friday, November 1st 2013, 1:18

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford says he has "no reason" to resign after Canadian police say they have recovered footage apparently showing him smoking from a crack pipe.
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