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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

Murray ready for return to action

Monday, August 5th 2013, 11:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wimbledon

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray returns to action this week at the Masters 1000 event in Canada ahead of his US Open defence.
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Canada oil pipeline plan unveiled

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 22:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlantic

Oil firm TransCanada unveils plans to build a pipeline from western Canada to the country's Atlantic coast, as plans for a US pipeline remain stalled.
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Saks snapped up by Hudson's Bay

Monday, July 29th 2013, 12:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hudson, Saks, Bay

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Company has bought US department store Saks in a $2.9bn deal.
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Memorial service after train blast

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 21:43
related places: Lac-Megantic

Huge crowds gather for a memorial service in the Canadian town of Lac Megantic, three weeks after a train disaster killed 47 people.
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Canada tightens rail safety laws

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 22:49
related places: Quebec

Transport officials in Canada issue an emergency directive toughening rail regulations after a deadly accident in Quebec earlier this month.
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'Terror ties' Canadian released

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 20:41
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

A court in Mauritania frees a 24-year-old Canadian man sentenced to 18 months in prison in Mauritania for alleged ties to terrorist activity.
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Women try Lake Ontario relay swim

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 18:03

Five Canadian women aged 18-61 have begun a relay swim of the length of frigid Lake Ontario, a feat never before accomplished.
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Canada crash engineer 'devastated'

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 21:16

The train engineer at the centre of a derailment and explosion in a Canadian town that killed dozens is "devastated", his lawyer says.
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VIDEO: Hollywood stars pay tribute to Monteith

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 10:28
related places: Monteith

Show business colleagues have paid tribute to Glee star Cory Monteith who has been found dead in a Canada hotel.
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Canadian PM reshuffles cabinet

Monday, July 15th 2013, 18:37

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveils a major cabinet reshuffle in the wake of a Senate expenses scandal that has hit his party's popularity.
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Stars' tributes to Glee's Monteith

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 18:34

Stars including Rihanna and Mia Farrow pay tribute to actor Cory Monteith, who has been found dead in a hotel in Canada, aged 31.
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Lac-Megantic vigils as toll rises

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 21:38
related places: Lac-Megantic

Vigils are held in Canada for victims of the Lac-Megantic train disaster, as officials say the number confirmed to have died has reached 33.
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More bodies found after Canada blast

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 0:54
related places: Lac-Megantic

Canadian police say 28 bodies have been found one week after the train disaster in Lac-Megantic, as a town vigil is cancelled over safety concerns.
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Canada blast missing presumed dead

Friday, July 12th 2013, 0:50
related places: Quebec

Canadian police say 24 bodies have been found since the oil train disaster in Quebec, and another 30 missing people are "most probably dead".
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Engineer blamed for Canada blast

Thursday, July 11th 2013, 0:47
related places: Quebec

A rail operator's chief executive blames a local engineer for a runaway train that derailed and exploded in a Quebec town, killing at least 20.
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Sixty feared dead in Canada blast

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 15:01
related places: Quebec

Sixty people are now thought to be dead or missing after a train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded in Quebec, Canadian police say.
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Criminal probe in Quebec train blast

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 13:58
related places: Quebec

Canadian authorities launch a criminal inquiry into the derailment of an oil train that killed at least 15 people in a small Quebec town on Saturday.
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Aerial images of Lac-Megantic

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 13:55
related places: Lac-Megantic

Close-up aerial views of Canadian blast town
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VIDEO: Train blast fire caught on video

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 9:45
related places: Quebec

Dramatic amateur video footage has emerged of an explosion in Canada following the derailment of an oil train in a small Quebec town on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Criminal inquiry into Quebec blast

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 5:58
related places: Quebec

A criminal inquiry has been launched in Canada into the derailment of an oil train that killed at least 15 people in a small Quebec town on Saturday.
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VIDEO: Blame game over Canada train blast

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 22:26

A rail firm and fire department appear to be pointing the finger at one another over a Canada oil train blast that has killed at least 13 people.
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Toronto hit by heavy rainstorm

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 17:51
related places: Toronto

About 50,000 people are still without power a day after a heavy rainstorm in Toronto flooded parts of Canada's largest city.
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Blame game over Canada train blast

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 17:38

A rail firm and fire department appear to be pointing the finger at one another over a Canada oil train blast that has killed at least 13 people.
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VIDEO: Toronto hit by heavy rainstorm

Tuesday, July 9th 2013, 10:26
related places: Toronto

A heavy rainstorm in Toronto has left some 300,000 people without power and flooded parts of Canada's largest city.
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Dozens missing after Canada blast

Monday, July 8th 2013, 17:51
related places: Quebec

Dangerous conditions hamper the search for 40 people missing after a runaway crude oil train blew up in a Quebec town, killing five.
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Canada train blast site 'a war zone'

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 23:06
related places: Lac-Megantic

Canadian PM Stephen Harper describes as a "war zone" the heart of Lac-Megantic, where a runaway train carrying crude oil derailed and exploded.
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Canada runaway train deaths mount

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 20:59
related places: Lac-Megantic

The death toll rises to five and 40 people are still missing after a runaway train carrying crude oil explodes in the Canadian town of Lac-Megantic.
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Canada train death toll set to rise

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 7:49
related places: Lac-Megantic

Police fear for the lives of dozens of people missing after a runaway train carrying crude oil exploded in the Canadian town of Lac-Megantic.
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At least one dead in train explosion

Sunday, July 7th 2013, 2:04

Police say at least one person has died after a driverless train carrying light crude oil exploded in the Canadian town of Lac-Megantic.
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VIDEO: 'Everyone knows someone missing'

Saturday, July 6th 2013, 19:17

Around 60 people are still missing after a driverless train carrying light crude oil exploded in a Canadian town.
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Canada-Argentina mine deal scrapped

Thursday, July 4th 2013, 8:58
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Argentina scraps a major gold-mining deal with Canadian firm Osisko, after protests by environmental campaigners.
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Two held in 'Canada Day bomb plot'

Tuesday, July 2nd 2013, 19:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Two people are arrested in British Columbia accused of plotting to plant a bomb outside the provincial legislature on Canada Day, police say.
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Pakistani 'blasphemy' girl in Canada

Saturday, June 29th 2013, 16:14
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Fourteen-year-old Rimsha, a Christian Pakistani girl imprisoned for several weeks after being falsely accused of blasphemy, has reportedly started a new life in Canada.
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Canadian is first-ever top NBA pick

Friday, June 28th 2013, 1:50
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ontario

Ontario native Anthony Bennett becomes the first-ever Canadian to be picked first in the US professional basketball league's annual player selection.
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Horse DNA oldest by 500,000 years

Wednesday, June 26th 2013, 17:46

A bone found in a remote part of Canada has shed light on the ancestry of the modern horse, and pushed back the oldest sequenced DNA by a huge margin.
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New interim Montreal mayor selected

Tuesday, June 25th 2013, 22:41
related places: Montreal

Laurent Blanchard becomes Montreal's third mayor in eight months, after two prior leaders of the Canadian city resigned amid corruption allegations.
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VIDEO: Canada floods leave three dead

Monday, June 24th 2013, 1:04

At least three people have died and hundreds of thousands forced to evacuate as torrential rain batters the Canadian province of Alberta.
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Alberta braced for fresh flooding

Sunday, June 23rd 2013, 1:39
related places: Calgary

More communities in the Canadian province of Alberta are on flood alert as high water levels move downstream from the city of Calgary.
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Deadly floods hit western Canada

Saturday, June 22nd 2013, 3:20
related places: Calgary

At least three people have died as floods sweep western Canada and officials order the evacuation of Calgary's city centre as waters rise.
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