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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: 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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Warm blast hits UN climate summit

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 14:35

The global weather agency says the world continues to warm, as words fly over Canada's stance on emissions and finance.
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VIDEO: Retired football legends slug it out

Tuesday, November 29th 2011, 3:07

Retired Canadian football legends and former rivals Joe Kapp and Angelo Mosca brawled at a Canadian Football League luncheon honouring the 73-year-old players.
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Canada makes Kyoto climate strike

Monday, November 28th 2011, 19:21

Canada confirms it will not make new emission cuts under the Kyoto Protocol and may formally withdraw from the treaty, adding new troubles for the UN climate summit.
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Electrodes 'reverse' Alzheimer's

Monday, November 28th 2011, 0:01

Canadian doctors 'halt shrinkage of the brain'
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Mounties in sexual harassment row

Wednesday, November 16th 2011, 21:15

Canada's famed Mounted Police will investigate the force's handling of sexual harassment claims, says new Commissioner Bob Paulson.
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Retail giant buys Kobo ebook firm

Wednesday, November 9th 2011, 20:55

The boss of Rakuten, Japan's biggest online retailer, explains why his firm has just taken over Canadian ebook firm Kobo.
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Canada puts off balancing budget

Tuesday, November 8th 2011, 21:55

Canada's finance minister blames the European debt crisis for his inability to balance the budget by 2014-15 as promised.
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Pipeline protest at White House

Monday, November 7th 2011, 12:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: White House

Thousands of protesters opposed to a proposed Canada-US oil pipeline encircle the White House, calling on President Obama to block the project.
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Dentist buys John Lennon's tooth

Saturday, November 5th 2011, 15:31

A Canadian dentist buys one of John Lennon's teeth for £19,500 at an auction in Stockport.
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Honda to cut US and Canada output

Tuesday, November 1st 2011, 3:13
related countries: Thailand Thailand, United States United States
related places: Honda

Honda will cut production at its US and Canada factories by 50% as it faces a shortage of parts due to floods in Thailand.
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Polar bear 'better Canada emblem'

Saturday, October 29th 2011, 0:39

A Conservative senator wants the polar bear installed as Canada's national emblem - calling the current emblem, a beaver, a "dentally defective rat".
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Canada's gun registry under fire

Tuesday, October 25th 2011, 21:39

Canada's Conservative government has introduced legislation to abolish the so-called long-gun registry, which requires owners of shotguns and rifles.
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Paranormal film scares off rivals

Monday, October 24th 2011, 9:14
related countries: United States United States

The third film in the Paranormal Activity franchise took $54m (£33.8m) in the US and Canada at the weekend - a record debut for a horror film.
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Epic wolf hunt caught on camera

Monday, October 24th 2011, 8:59

The extraordinary endurance hunting of grey wolves has been recorded by BBC filmmakers in Alberta, Canada.
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Man aged 100 completes marathon

Monday, October 17th 2011, 0:31
related places: Toronto

A 100-year-old Briton "soldiers on" to become the world's oldest marathon runner after completing a race in Toronto, Canada.
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