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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

Nexen shareholders back CNOOC bid

Friday, September 21st 2012, 3:28
related countries: China China

Shareholders of Canada's Nexen approve the takeover bid by China's state oil firm CNOOC to acquire the firm in a $15.1bn (£9.3bn) deal.
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US deserter held at Canada border

Thursday, September 20th 2012, 22:17
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A US soldier who fled to Canada to avoid serving in Iraq is arrested as she crosses back into the US after losing her deportation case.
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Canada shuts down embassy in Iran

Friday, September 7th 2012, 21:19
related countries: Iran Iran

Canada is closing its embassy in Iran and expelling the remaining Iranian diplomats in Canada, accusing Tehran of "racist anti-Semitic rhetoric".
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Quebec shooting suspect charged

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 19:53
related places: Quebec

A man accused of a deadly shooting at a election victory rally in the Canadian province of Quebec is formally charged and appeared in court.
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Human torso found near Toronto

Thursday, September 6th 2012, 0:38
related places: Toronto

A suitcase containing a badly decomposed human torso is found in Lake Ontario near the Toronto shore, Canadian police say.
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Shooting mars Quebec leader's win

Wednesday, September 5th 2012, 19:59
related countries: France France
related places: Quebec

A gunman brings chaos to a separatist election victory rally in the Canadian province of Quebec, killing one person and wounding another.
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Murray races into quarter-finals

Tuesday, September 4th 2012, 1:42
related countries: United States United States

Britain's Andy Murray outclasses big-serving Milos Raonic of Canada in straight sets to reach the US Open quarter-finals.
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Canada hunts maple syrup thieves

Friday, August 31st 2012, 21:29
related places: Quebec

Thieves in Canada steal millions of dollars worth of highly prized maple syrup from a warehouse, Quebec police say.
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Torso found near Niagara Falls

Friday, August 31st 2012, 13:46
related places: Niagara Falls

Police in Canada are investigating the murder of a woman whose headless torso was found floating at near Niagara Falls.
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Arrest in Toronto body parts case

Monday, August 27th 2012, 20:41
related places: Toronto

Canadian police arrest the ex-boyfriend of a woman whose body parts were scattered around the Toronto area for her murder.
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Bride dies at dress photoshoot

Sunday, August 26th 2012, 10:41
related places: Quebec

A Canadian woman drowns while posing in her wedding dress for a photoshoot in water at a Quebec park.
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Race rumpus over Canada banknote

Monday, August 20th 2012, 16:36

The Bank of Canada apologises for removing an image of an "Asian-looking" woman from the design of a new $100 bank note after focus groups complained.
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VIDEO: RIM to unveil new Blackberry

Monday, August 20th 2012, 6:30

The Canadian company, Research in Motion will unveil a new version of the Blackberry to telecom companies, hoping it will be a winner with their customers, and create enough new sales to revive its fortunes.
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Woman's head found in Canada park

Thursday, August 16th 2012, 20:57
related places: Toronto

Police investigate the discovery of a decapitated female head in a river near Toronto, Canada, the day after a severed foot was found nearby.
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Canada fury as horse disqualified

Sunday, August 5th 2012, 13:34

The Canadian showjumping team is furious as Tiffany Foster's horse is disqualified because of an injury.
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Toyota to recall 878,000 vehicles

Thursday, August 2nd 2012, 7:12
related countries: United States United States

Toyota says it will recall 878,000 vehicles in the US and Canada to fix a problem with the rear suspension arm.
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Britain shock Brazil to top group

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 20:41
related countries: Brazil Brazil

Stephanie Houghton scores her third goal in three games at the Olympics as GB beat Brazil to set up a quarter-final against Canada.
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Tsonga wins longest Olympic match

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 18:35
related countries: France France

France's Jo-Wilfried Tsonga beats Canadian Milos Raonic 6-3 3-6 25-23 in the longest match in Olympic tennis history.
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US wartime plane found in Canada

Tuesday, July 31st 2012, 2:22
related countries: United States United States

US divers find what appear to be remains of a crew of an Army amphibious plane that went down in the Eastern St Lawrence River during World War II.
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Sea Shepherd boss 'flees Germany'

Thursday, July 26th 2012, 10:04
related countries: Costa Rica Costa Rica, Germany Germany

A Canadian marine conservationist wanted by Costa Rica over a clash at sea jumps bail in Germany and disappears.
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Canada crime at lowest since 1972

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 17:20

The rate of police-reported crime in Canada in 2011 dropped by 6% in 2011, reaching its lowest since 1972, according to data from Statistics Canada.
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Willis sci-fi to launch Toronto

Tuesday, July 24th 2012, 15:13
related places: Toronto

Time-travel thriller Looper, starring Bruce Willis, will launch this year's Toronto International Film Festival in Canada on 6 September.
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China's CNOOC in $15bn takeover

Monday, July 23rd 2012, 14:53
related countries: China China

China's biggest offshore oil producer CNOOC is poised to buy Canada's Nexen for $15.1bn in what would be China's largest foreign takeover deal.
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Canada shooting brawl kills two

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 21:58
related places: Toronto

Two people - including a teenage girl - are killed and 24 others injured in a shooting at a barbecue in the Canadian city of Toronto.
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Bank revisits Iranian account ban

Tuesday, July 17th 2012, 21:12
related countries: Iran Iran

A Canadian bank says it will reach out to dozens of Iranian-origin customers whose accounts it closed in a row over anti-Iran sanctions.
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VIDEO: Canada landslide caught on camera

Monday, July 16th 2012, 13:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A second landslide has hit British Columbia in Canada as crews continue to search for people missing after an earlier, bigger landslide on Thursday.
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TV habits 'predict kids' weights'

Monday, July 16th 2012, 2:58

Every additional hour of television watched by children aged between two and four years old could add half a millimetre to their waist circumference, says a Canadian study.
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Four missing in Canada landslide

Friday, July 13th 2012, 15:20
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rescue crews resume work after a landslide tore through a remote town in British Columbia on Thursday, leaving four people missing.
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Row over Canada bank Iran censure

Wednesday, July 11th 2012, 22:12
related countries: Iran Iran

Iranian-Canadians say a prominent bank cancelled their accounts without offering a chance to address suspicions they had violated financial sanctions.
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Bolivian farmer dies in protests

Sunday, July 8th 2012, 0:07
related countries: Bolivia Bolivia
related places: Potosi

A Bolivian indigenous farmer dies in protests against a silver-mining project owned by a Canadian company near the southern city of Potosi.
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'Human head' found in Canada park

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 17:20
related countries: China China
related places: Montreal

Police in Montreal say a suspected human head found in a park may be from a Chinese student allegedly killed by a former porn actor.
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Petronas in $5.3bn Progress deal

Friday, June 29th 2012, 5:59
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Malaysia's Petronas agrees to buy Canada's Progress Energy Resources in a deal worth 5.5bn Canadian dollars ($5.3bn; £3.4bn).
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Bodies found in Canada mall wreck

Thursday, June 28th 2012, 2:39

A second body is removed from the rubble of a shopping centre whose roof collapsed on Saturday in Canada's Ontario province.
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Canada mall collapse search stops

Tuesday, June 26th 2012, 0:36

Officials suspend their search for survivors of a roof collapse in an Ontario shopping centre as the building is deemed unsafe for rescue crews.
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Porn star murder suspect in court

Thursday, June 21st 2012, 20:01
related countries: China China
related places: Montreal

Luka Rocca Magnotta, the Canadian porn actor accused of murdering a Chinese student and mailing his limbs, appears in court in Montreal.
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Canadian denies gruesome murder

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 19:39
related countries: Germany Germany

A Canadian porn actor accused of murdering and dismembering his Chinese student lover pleads not guilty to charges at a court hearing in Montreal.
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VIDEO: Body parts suspect extradited to Canada

Tuesday, June 19th 2012, 11:11
related countries: China China, Germany Germany

Luka Magnotta, the Canadian porn actor suspected of murdering and dismembering a Chinese student, has been extradited from Germany.
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Radiohead tribute to stage victim

Monday, June 18th 2012, 14:39
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Toronto

British band Radiohead say they are "shattered" by the death of drum technician Scott Johnson, who was killed when a stage collapsed ahead of a show in Toronto, Canada.
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Radiohead stage fall victim named

Monday, June 18th 2012, 3:46

A man killed when a stage collapsed ahead of a Radiohead concert in Canada is named as Scott Johnson, a drum technician, from South Yorkshire.
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VIDEO: Man killed in Radiohead stage collapse

Sunday, June 17th 2012, 17:32

The rock band Radiohead have cancelled a concert in Canada after a member of their crew was killed when part of the stage collapsed during rehearsals.
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