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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

Dion cancels shows due to illness

Thursday, March 1st 2012, 14:18

The Canadian singer cancels all performances of her Las Vegas residency until June, after suffering inflammation of her vocal cords.
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Canadian passenger train derails

Monday, February 27th 2012, 1:51

A passenger train derails in the Canadian province of Ontario killing three people and injuring dozens.
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Report on native Canadian abuse

Saturday, February 25th 2012, 1:04

A report by a commission examining Canada's policy to separate indigenous children from their families says the abuse created a legacy of turmoil.
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EU to vote on oil sands pollution

Tuesday, February 21st 2012, 8:27

European Union officials are expected to vote on draft legislation that would label Canadian fuel as more polluting than oil from other parts of the world.
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Canadian readies for ISS command

Monday, February 20th 2012, 13:17

Chris Hadfield will become the first Canadian to command the International Space Station during his upcoming spell on the orbiting outpost.
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Canada 'muzzling its scientists'

Friday, February 17th 2012, 17:09

The Canadian government is accused of "muzzling" its scientists, but the government says it views science communication as a priority.
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Stonehenge 'inspired by sounds'

Friday, February 17th 2012, 9:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Stonehenge, Music

Music could have had a big influence on the design of Stonehenge, according to an American researcher reporting at an annual science meeting in Canada.
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China and Canada boost trade ties

Friday, February 10th 2012, 1:29
related countries: China China

Canada and China reach government deals in uranium exports and other sectors, as the two countries deepen trade ties.
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Nickelback lead Juno nominations

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 13:04

Nickelback, Drake and Feist are among the artists nominated for more than one prize at Canada's Juno music awards.
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Canada 'can use torture material'

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 10:00

Canada ordered its intelligence agency to use information that may have been extracted through torture if public safety is at risk, it emerges.
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Canada PM in China to discuss oil

Wednesday, February 8th 2012, 2:27
related countries: China China

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper visits China for talks focussing on oil sales, energy and other economic ties.
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Oil spurs Canadian PM China visit

Saturday, February 4th 2012, 3:03
related countries: China China

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper will visit China next week to discuss the future of Canada's oil products.
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Call to let Canada killers hang

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 21:01

Canadian senator Pierre-Hugues Boisvenu, says murderers in prison should have a "right to a rope in their cell", sparking a debate on the death penalty.
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Canada firm halts Argentina mine

Wednesday, February 1st 2012, 3:00
related countries: Argentina Argentina
related places: La Rioja

After protests by Argentine environmental campaigners, a Canadian mining firm is suspending its exploration work on a project in La Rioja province.
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Family guilty of 'honour' murders

Sunday, January 29th 2012, 22:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Three members of an Afghan-Canadian family are found guilty of murdering four of their female relatives in a case of so-called honour killing.
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VIDEO: Child's toy launched 'into space'

Friday, January 27th 2012, 13:44

While America is running down its manned space programme - further north - two Canadian students have shown that flying towards the edge of space does not always have to be rocket science.
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Canada deports genocide suspect

Tuesday, January 24th 2012, 4:20
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

A man accused of helping to incite the 1994 Rwandan genocide is deported from Canada to Kigali after a court rejects a final appeal.
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VIDEO: Canadian skier Sarah Burke dies

Friday, January 20th 2012, 10:18

Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke has died at the age of 29, from injuries she received during an accident while training in Utah.
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Canadian skier Sarah Burke dies

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 21:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Utah

Canadian freestyle skier Sarah Burke dies from injuries sustained in a training accident in the US state of Utah.
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VIDEO: Obama rejects oil pipeline plan

Thursday, January 19th 2012, 5:41

US President Barack Obama has rejected a proposal from a Canadian company to build a huge oil pipeline from Canada to Texas.
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Keystone XL oil pipeline rejected

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 21:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

The US state department recommends rejection of the US-Canada Keystone XL oil pipeline, saying it had insufficient time to review the plans.
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VIDEO: World's largest emerald to be sold

Wednesday, January 18th 2012, 18:27

The world's largest cut emerald is to be sold at an auction in Canada.
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Canada skier in coma after crash

Wednesday, January 11th 2012, 18:19

Sarah Burke, a Canadian freestyle skier in contention for a gold medal in the next Winter Olympics, is in a coma following a crash in Utah.
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Climate changes outlook for seals

Thursday, January 5th 2012, 9:02

Warming oceans and melting sea ice may have a major impact on harp seals, the doe-eyed animals that are the prime target for Canada's annual seal hunt.
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China suspect 'admits smuggling'

Friday, December 30th 2011, 16:16
related countries: China China

The suspected head of a massive smuggling ring in China, Lai Changxing, has confessed after his extradition from Canada, Chinese media say.
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AUDIO: Tsunami debris washes up in Canada

Wednesday, December 28th 2011, 12:42
related countries: Japan Japan, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Tofino

Tsunami debris from Japan has started arriving on the coast of Tofino on British Colombia in Canada.
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Mission takes US box office crown

Tuesday, December 27th 2011, 10:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Christmas

The fourth instalment of the Mission Impossible films, starring Tom Cruise, takes the Christmas box office number one spot in the US and Canada.
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VIDEO: Heli-hiking in the remote Canadian Rockies

Monday, December 19th 2011, 10:06

Brandy Yanchyk takes an adrenaline filled trip into the remote reaches of the Canadian Rockies - only accessible by helicopter.
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Is Canada a beaver or a bear?

Saturday, December 17th 2011, 12:04

Time for Canada to adopt a more assertive national symbol?
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Canada under fire over Kyoto exit

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 18:40
related countries: Australia Australia, France France, Japan Japan
related places: Kyoto, Ottawa

France, China and Japan criticise Canada for formally withdrawing from the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, but Australia defends Ottawa's decision.
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Canada pulls out of Kyoto accord

Tuesday, December 13th 2011, 12:01

Canada will formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, the first nation to pull out of the treaty, the environment minister has said.
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Canada bans veils at citizen oath

Monday, December 12th 2011, 23:38

Canada's government introduces a ban with immediate effect on the wearing of veils while swearing the oath of citizenship.
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No US-Canada deal on Keystone XL

Thursday, December 8th 2011, 3:20
related countries: United States United States

A controversial oil pipeline linking Canada and the US must be assessed for environmental impact, the US president tells Canada's prime minister.
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VIDEO: LatAm regional bloc established

Sunday, December 4th 2011, 4:30
related countries: United States United States

Leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean have approved the creation of a new regional bloc that excludes the United States and Canada.
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New LatAm bloc ends first meeting

Saturday, December 3rd 2011, 22:31
related countries: United States United States

Leaders from 33 countries in Latin America and the Caribbean approve the creation of a new regional bloc that excludes the United States and Canada.
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Hugo Chavez hosts summit minus US

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 22:20
related countries: United States United States, Venezuela Venezuela

Venezuela's President Chavez hosts a summit creating a new regional bloc, bringing together 33 Latin American and Caribbean countries without the US or Canada.
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Airbag worry prompts Honda recall

Friday, December 2nd 2011, 12:45
related countries: United States United States
related places: Honda

Honda says it is recalling 313,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to concerns about potentially faulty airbags.
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Exports drive Canada GDP to 3.5%

Wednesday, November 30th 2011, 18:24

Canada's GDP third quarter growth exceeds expectations and grows by 3.5%, fuelled by exports and leaving doubts over whether it can be sustained.
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