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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

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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99 Cents Only agrees takeover bid

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 19:12
related countries: United States United States

US bargain retailer 99 Cents Only Stores agrees a takeover bid by a private equity firm and Canadian pension agency worth $1.6bn.
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Sinopec to buy Canada's Daylight

Monday, October 10th 2011, 3:09

China's Sinopec agrees to buy Canadian oil and gas company Daylight Energy for about 2.2bn Canadian dollars ($2.1bn, £1.4bn).
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Late Nobel laureate to keep award

Monday, October 3rd 2011, 17:55

The Nobel Foundation says scientist Ralph Steinman will keep his Nobel prize for medicine after his death on Friday cast doubt on the award.
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Brand is refused entry to Canada

Sunday, October 2nd 2011, 12:28

Comedian Russell Brand postpones a show in Canada after border officials refuse him entry to the country.
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All Black Carter out of World Cup

Saturday, October 1st 2011, 21:41
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Star New Zealand fly-half Dan Carter is ruled out of the Rugby World Cup after suffering a groin injury in training.
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Canada drug site closure rejected

Friday, September 30th 2011, 17:15

North America's only legal drug-injection site can stay open, Canada's Supreme Court rules, in a defeat for the country's conservative government.
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Climate 'could hit Canadian GDP'

Thursday, September 29th 2011, 23:19

Climate change could cost Canada around 1% of its GDP by 2050 in environmental damage, a government panel finds.
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IPad 'gains 80% of tablet market'

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 16:00
related countries: United States United States
related places: Apple

Apple's iPad captured 80% of the tablet computer market in the US and Canada in April to July, a report says.
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Canada 23-23 Japan

Tuesday, September 27th 2011, 6:11
related countries: Japan Japan

A late Ander Monro penalty for Canada denies Japan their first victory of the Rugby World Cup.
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DW Wilson lands short story prize

Monday, September 26th 2011, 20:03

Canadian writer DW Wilson is named winner of this year's BBC National Short Story Award, the youngest recipient in its history.
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Arcade Fire win Canadian Mercury

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 7:36

The rockers, who picked up two Brit awards earlier this year, accepted the award and a cheque for $30,000 for their album The Suburbs.
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Canadian film-maker's camera eye

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 0:52

Film-maker develops camera to replace his lost eye
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VIDEO: Canadian film-maker's camera eye

Monday, September 19th 2011, 16:48

Canadian documentary maker Rob Spence, who lost his right eye six years ago, has developed a simple camera eye which fits into his eye socket.
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Tycoon's lifeline to Canadian island prompts mixed reactions

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 0:18

Tycoon's lifeline to tiny Canadian island prompts murmurs of dissent
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VIDEO: Fossils point to 'feathered' dinosaurs

Friday, September 16th 2011, 6:00

Samples of amber in western Canada containing feathers from dinosaurs and birds have yielded the most complete story of feather evolution ever seen.
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Dino feather tale locked in amber

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 17:22

Samples of amber from Canada have yielded the most complete story of feather evolution ever seen, scientists say.
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Manhunt snares Canada 'kidnapper'

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 22:05

A convicted sex offender suspected of kidnapping a boy in Canada and then returning him to his family's home after they made an emotional appeal is arrested.
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Lifelong musicians 'hear better'

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 5:21

Playing a musical instrument throughout your life protects your hearing in old age, a Canadian study has found.
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Quake hits off Vancouver Island

Friday, September 9th 2011, 20:54

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake strikes off the western coast of Canada, near Vancouver Island.
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Cannabis brownies 'poison' Canadian office

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 21:42

Three Canadians are taken to hospital after eating unwittingly eating chocolate brownies which had been laced with cannabis.
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