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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

Avengers tops US box office again

Monday, May 21st 2012, 10:58
related countries: United States United States

Superhero movie The Avengers has topped the US and Canadian box office for the third week in a row, taking $55.1m (£34.8m), studio estimates suggest.
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Quebec in emergency protest law

Saturday, May 19th 2012, 2:18
related places: Quebec

The government of Quebec passes an emergency bill in an effort to quell the most sustained student protests in Canadian history.
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China jails smuggler Lai for life

Friday, May 18th 2012, 11:17
related countries: China China

Lai Changxing, extradited from Canada to China to face smuggling and bribery charges, is jailed for life in China, state media says.
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Canada anger at UN food report

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 23:45

Canadian officials have severely criticised of the UN right-to-food envoy, as he delivers a report saying the country needs to improve food security.
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Man held for 'swallowing diamond'

Thursday, May 17th 2012, 16:40

A man is being held in custody until a $20,000 diamond he is believed to have swallowed passes through his system, Canadian police say.
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Canada urges S Lanka murder probe

Friday, May 11th 2012, 14:53
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Canada says it expects Sri Lanka to make a full investigation of the murder of a Canadian citizen in northern Sri Lanka last week.
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New path for Keystone XL pipeline

Friday, May 4th 2012, 16:55
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alberta

The Canadian firm trying to build an oil pipeline from Alberta to the US Gulf Coast has formally proposed a new route, the US state department says.
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VIDEO: Biker delighted at tsunami Harley find

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 15:19
related countries: Japan Japan

The owner of a Harley Davidson swept away by last year's tsunami in Japan is delighted that the motorbike has been found washed up on the Canadian coast.
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Japan tsunami Harley owner found

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 14:54
related countries: Japan Japan

The owner has been found of a Harley-Davidson motorcycle that drifted to Canada after being swept out to sea in the 2011 Japanese tsunami.
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Canada 'to give Black residency'

Wednesday, May 2nd 2012, 4:18
related countries: United States United States
related places: Black

Disgraced former media mogul Conrad Black will be allowed to live in Canada after he finishes a prison term in the US, government sources say.
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VIDEO: Japanese Harley washes up in Canada

Monday, April 30th 2012, 20:27
related countries: Japan Japan

The motorcycle was inside a container and was registered in the Miyagi Prefecture, an area hit by the tsunami last year.
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Man charged for Canada dog 'cull'

Saturday, April 21st 2012, 12:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man who admitted killing more than 50 huskies in the Canadian province of British Columbia is charged with animal cruelty.
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'Sick-out' grounds Canada flights

Friday, April 13th 2012, 14:56

Air Canada cancels dozens of flights, blaming "illegal activity" by pilots calling in sick, in an apparent protest over a bitter labour row.
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Bomb threat diverts Korean plane

Wednesday, April 11th 2012, 4:18
related countries: North Korea North Korea

A Korean Airlines plane is diverted to a Canadian military base after the airline receives a tip-off about a bomb threat.
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'Smuggling kingpin' Lai on trial

Friday, April 6th 2012, 5:47
related countries: China China
related places: Xiamen

The suspected head of a massive smuggling ring in China, Lai Changxing, goes on trial in Xiamen after his extradition from Canada, Chinese media say.
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Titanic wreck gets UN protection

Thursday, April 5th 2012, 15:29

The wreck of the Titanic, 4,000m under water off the coast of Canada, is to come under Unesco protection to prevent pillaging.
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Miss Universe in transgender row

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 22:18

A 23-year-old would-be Canadian Miss Universe contestant who was born male says the rule used to ban her from the pageant her should be dropped.
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Obama in US-Canada-Mexico talks

Tuesday, April 3rd 2012, 1:36
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: White House

Combating drugs and reducing trade barriers dominate a one-day summit between the leaders of the US, Canada and Mexico at the White House.
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Canada bank in 'wash sales fraud'

Monday, April 2nd 2012, 22:35
related countries: United States United States

Royal Bank of Canada, one of the country's largest banks, is accused of "multi-hundred million dollar" fraud over derivatives trading by a US regulator.
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Singer Feist wins Juno threesome

Monday, April 2nd 2012, 8:23

Singer Leslie Feist is named artist of the year and wins two additional prizes at this year's Juno awards, Canada's version of the Grammys.
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Sino-Forest in bankruptcy filing

Friday, March 30th 2012, 21:58
related countries: China China
related places: Forest

Chinese forestry firm Sino-Forest, accused last year of inflating its revenues and exaggerating its holdings, files for bankruptcy protection in Canada.
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Buble nominated for radio honour

Friday, March 30th 2012, 14:54

Canadian singer Michael Buble is in the running for a Sony Radio Academy Award for his music show on Magic 105.4.
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Tuesday, March 27th 2012, 2:21

The highest court in the Canadian province of Ontario rules in favour of brothel and pimping, overturning two national laws regulating the sex trade.
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Canada and Japan in trade talks

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 9:24
related countries: Japan Japan

Canada and Japan are to formally begin talks aimed at establishing a free trade agreement between the two countries.
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VIDEO: Japan 'ghost ship' drifts to Canada

Sunday, March 25th 2012, 7:27
related countries: Japan Japan

A Japanese fishing vessel swept away by the March 2011 tsunami has been spotted adrift off the west coast of Canada.
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Tsunami ship drifting off Canada

Saturday, March 24th 2012, 15:36
related countries: Japan Japan

An empty Japanese fishing vessel washed out to sea by the March 2011 tsunami is spotted drifting off the west coast of Canada.
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VIDEO: Rioters fight with police in Ontario

Monday, March 19th 2012, 9:55
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Rioters fought with firefighters and police in the Canadian city of London, Ontario, as St Patrick's Day parties spiralled out of control overnight.
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St Patrick's Day riot in Ontario

Sunday, March 18th 2012, 20:44

Crowds of Canadian youngsters battle with police and set fire to a van in Ontario, after St Patrick's Day parties spill on to the streets.
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Reagan's 'torso' doodle released

Saturday, March 17th 2012, 5:06

Doodles by former US President Ronald Reagan at the 1981 G7 summit, and then kept by UK PM Margaret Thatcher, are released.
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Trade deal eases EU-US beef war

Wednesday, March 14th 2012, 13:07
related countries: United States United States

The European Parliament eases a long-running trade war with the US and Canada by increasing EU imports of North American beef.
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Canada smoke firms sued for $27bn

Monday, March 12th 2012, 19:24
related places: Montreal

A Canadian class-action lawsuit that could cost three large tobacco companies up to C$27bn (£17.4bn) is set to begin in Montreal.
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Canada Hell's Angel suspect held

Monday, March 12th 2012, 17:11
related countries: Panama Panama

A Canadian member of the Hell's Angels motorcycle gang wanted on charges including 22 counts of murder has been arrested in Panama, police say.
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Top skier dies in World Cup event

Saturday, March 10th 2012, 15:37
related countries: Switzerland Switzerland

Canadian skier Nick Zoricic dies from head injuries after crashing heavily in a World Cup skicross race in Switzerland.
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Canada faces drug shortage fear

Friday, March 9th 2012, 17:39

Canada is facing a national shortage of injectable drugs in the wake of a fire that halted production at a major supply firm, experts say.
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Tuesday, March 6th 2012, 16:52

An investigation into potentially fraudulent robocalls in advance of the 2011 Canadian election reaches internet commerce company Paypal.
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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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