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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

Nokia seeks Blackberry sales bans

Wednesday, November 28th 2012, 20:30
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Blackberry

Nokia is seeking to ban sales of Blackberry phones in the US, UK and Canada after its rival refused to pay patent licence fees.
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Yarnold claims bronze in Canada

Saturday, November 24th 2012, 10:58

Great Britain's Lizzy Yarnold claims a bronze medal in the latest Skeleton World Cup event in Whistler, Canada.
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Canada rejects abuse drug delay

Monday, November 19th 2012, 23:58

Canada's health minister refuses to halt approval of a generic form of OxyContin, an opioid widely abused in the country's First Nation communities.
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Concerns over 'in-the-air' Ebola

Friday, November 16th 2012, 0:50

Canadian scientists have shown that the deadliest form of the Ebola virus could be transmitted by air between species.
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Zimbabwe diamonds: $2bn 'stolen'

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 8:05
related countries: Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

At least $2bn (£1.25bn) worth of diamonds has been stolen from Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields since 2008, a Canadian-based campaign group alleges.
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Vegetative patient 'not in pain'

Tuesday, November 13th 2012, 0:47

A Canadian man who was believed to have been in a vegetative state for more than a decade, has been able to tell scientists that he is not in any pain.
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Everest book wins Samuel Johnson

Monday, November 12th 2012, 21:52

Canadian adventurer Wade Davis wins this year's Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction, with his book Into The Silence: The Great War, Mallory and the Conquest of Everest.
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India settles Canada nuclear deal

Wednesday, November 7th 2012, 2:28
related countries: India India

India and Canada finalise terms for their nuclear deal, paving the way for Canadian firms to export uranium to India.
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Montreal mayor Tremblay resigns

Tuesday, November 6th 2012, 2:30
related places: Montreal

Gerald Tremblay, mayor of Canada's second-largest city Montreal, resigns amid a deepening corruption scandal.
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Briton wins $50,000 photo prize

Friday, November 2nd 2012, 7:09
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain's Jo Longhurst is named the winner of the Grange Prize, a Canadian award that recognises the best in international contemporary photography.
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US counts cost as Sandy recedes

Wednesday, October 31st 2012, 5:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Sandy

At least 40 people have been killed, millions are without power and transport across the north-eastern US has been severely disrupted as storm Sandy heads north for Canada.
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Hawaii is spared tsunami damage

Sunday, October 28th 2012, 12:05

Hawaii appears to be spared major damage as it is hit by a small tsunami after an earthquake hours earlier off the west Canadian coast.
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Canada blocks Petronas shale deal

Monday, October 22nd 2012, 3:11
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Canada blocks a $5.2bn(£3.3bn) takeover bid from Malaysia's Petronas, saying it would not benefit the country.
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Canadian to face US extradition

Friday, October 19th 2012, 23:42
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

A Iraq-born Canadian citizen should be extradited to the US on charges he was linked to at least two deadly suicide bombings in Iraq, a judge rules.
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Canada child porn probe snares 21

Thursday, October 18th 2012, 1:39

Twenty one people are arrested in Canada as part of a nationwide child pornography probe, with a 14-year-old boy rescued from abuse.
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Tributes pour in for suicide teen

Tuesday, October 16th 2012, 14:46

Tributes are being paid to a Canadian teenager who killed herself after being bullied online.
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Canadian officer guilty of spying

Thursday, October 11th 2012, 5:10
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Moscow

A former Canadian naval intelligence officer pleads guilty to spying for the Russians and sharing classified Nato plans with Moscow.
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Canada move stokes Huawei concern

Wednesday, October 10th 2012, 6:23

Canada invokes a "national security exception" for hiring firms to build a secure network, allowing it to block those seen as a security risk.
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Taken 2 scores $50m US opening

Monday, October 8th 2012, 11:24
related countries: United States United States

Action sequel Taken 2 tops the US and Canadian box office in its opening weekend with takings of $50m (£31.1m), double that of 2009 original Taken.
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Drug 'may prevent stroke damage'

Monday, October 8th 2012, 0:40
related countries: United States United States

It may be possible to use a drug to prevent some of the lasting and crippling damage caused by a stroke, according to doctors in the US and Canada.
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Murray beaten in Japan Open semi

Saturday, October 6th 2012, 6:13
related countries: Japan Japan

Defending champion Andy Murray squanders two match points as he loses his Japan Open semi-final to Canada's Milos Raonic.
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Canada eases HIV disclosure law

Friday, October 5th 2012, 21:11

Canada's Supreme Court eases a law requiring HIV disclosure for carriers with low levels of the virus who use condoms.
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Hotel Transylvania tops US chart

Monday, October 1st 2012, 8:52
related countries: United States United States

The animated 3D film Hotel Transylvania sets a new high for a September debut at the US and Canadian box office, bringing in $43m (£26.6m), according to studio estimates.
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VIDEO: Youngest inmate leaves Guantanamo

Saturday, September 29th 2012, 22:02

The youngest prisoner to be held at the Guantanamo Bay detention centre has been returned to his native Canada.
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Youngest inmate leaves Guantanamo

Saturday, September 29th 2012, 21:06

The youngest detainee at Guantanamo Bay, Omar Khadr, held since he was 15, has returned to his native Canada to serve the rest of his sentence.
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Canada 'cheese smugglers' busted

Thursday, September 27th 2012, 19:15

A Canadian police officer is among three people charged as the country's authorities announce they have busted a major cheese-smuggling ring.
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UK, Canada plan joint embassies

Monday, September 24th 2012, 2:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Britain is to establish joint diplomatic missions abroad with Canada, the Foreign Secretary William Hague is to announce.
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Brief Encounter

Saturday, September 22nd 2012, 15:01
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Canadian man flies thousands of miles to find a beautiful Irish stranger who stole his heart.
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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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