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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

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The Canadian penny is withdrawn from circulation as production costs exceed its monetary value, although it will remain legal tender.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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Native anger blocks Canada line

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 18:21
related places: Quebec

Protesters backing a Canadian First Nation chief's 23-day hunger strike block a rail line in eastern Quebec, as demonstrations spread.
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Paparazzo killed snapping Bieber

Wednesday, January 2nd 2013, 15:14

A celebrity photographer is hit by a car while taking pictures of the Canadian singer's Ferrari in Los Angeles.
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VIDEO: Hoax eagle snatch video exposed

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 17:44

A Canadian animation college has revealed its students created a video which appeared to show a Golden Eagle snatching a baby, after the video went viral spreading across the internet.
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Eagle snatching boy video is hoax

Thursday, December 20th 2012, 16:54

A video of a golden eagle snatching a child in Canada that has gone viral online is an elaborate hoax, the clipmakers admit.
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Three held over maple syrup theft

Tuesday, December 18th 2012, 23:31

Three people are arrested over a multi-million dollar maple syrup theft this summer, Canadian police say, but five suspects remain at large.
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Wartime pigeon message 'cracked'

Sunday, December 16th 2012, 17:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A World War II coded message strapped to the remains of a pigeon has foiled Britain's top code breakers. But has a Canadian enthusiast done what the experts could not and found the key?
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US will not sign UN 'net treaty'

Friday, December 14th 2012, 12:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

The US, UK and Canada refuse to ratify a UN communications treaty after a dispute about references to the internet in the agreement.
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PetroChina agrees Canada gas deal

Friday, December 14th 2012, 3:58

PetroChina agrees to buy a 49.9% stake in Canadian firm Encana's gas project in Alberta, as it looks to meet growing domestic energy demand.
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VIDEO: Flower power border divides US and Canada

Wednesday, December 12th 2012, 2:14
related countries: United States United States

Flower pots mark the border between US and Canada.
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Owner wants 'Ikea monkey' back

Tuesday, December 11th 2012, 16:56

The owner of a monkey confiscated by the authorities after it escaped and ran around the car park of a Canadian Ikea wants her pet back.
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Canada detains Romanian intruders

Wednesday, December 5th 2012, 20:08
related countries: Romania Romania

Canadian immigration authorities detain dozens of people ferried over the border in recent months by Romanian people-smugglers.
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Key world economies slow sharply

Friday, November 30th 2012, 15:35
related countries: India India, United States United States

Growth in India, Brazil and Canada slows in the third quarter, while economic data for October in the US and eurozone also disappoints.
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Canada 'eco-terrorist' surrenders

Friday, November 30th 2012, 4:49
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian woman accused of involvement in the "largest eco-terrorism case" in the US history surrenders after a decade on the run.
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Nokia seeks Blackberry sales bans

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 20:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Blackberry

Nokia is seeking to ban sales of Blackberry phones in the US, UK and Canada after its rival refused to pay patent licence fees.
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Yarnold claims bronze in Canada

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 10:58

Great Britain's Lizzy Yarnold claims a bronze medal in the latest Skeleton World Cup event in Whistler, Canada.
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Canada rejects abuse drug delay

Monday, November 19th 2012, 23:58

Canada's health minister refuses to halt approval of a generic form of OxyContin, an opioid widely abused in the country's First Nation communities.
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Concerns over 'in-the-air' Ebola

Friday, November 16th 2012, 0:50

Canadian scientists have shown that the deadliest form of the Ebola virus could be transmitted by air between species.
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