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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

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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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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