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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

Interpol hunt 'killer' porn actor

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 16:30
related places: Montreal

Canadian police say a 29-year-old porn actor wanted in connection with a gruesome murder in Montreal may have fled North America.
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Logica agrees to be bought by CGI

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 13:40

Computer services company Logica agrees to be bought by Canadian rival CGI Group for £1.7bn.
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Canada police hunting porn actor

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 13:35
related places: Montreal

Canadian police name a 29-year-old porn actor and Montreal resident wanted in connection with two limbs sent through the post, and a headless torso.
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VIDEO: Canada manhunt after limbs posted

Thursday, May 31st 2012, 6:33
related places: Montreal, Ottawa

Canadian police are searching for a man wanted in connection with two packages of human limbs in Ottawa and a headless torso in Montreal.
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Second body part posted in Canada

Wednesday, May 30th 2012, 8:00
related places: Ottawa

Canadian police investigating a parcel containing a human foot have discovered a second package, possibly containing a hand, at a post office in Ottawa.
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'Foot' posted to Canadian party

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 21:53
related places: Ottawa

Police in the Canadian capital, Ottawa, are investigating what appears to be a human foot that was sent to the headquarters of the governing federal Conservative Party.
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Quebec students 'close to deal'

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 20:34
related places: Quebec

Student groups in Quebec say they are close to a deal with the provincial government, in an effort to end the standoff over tuition fee hikes.
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Canada bill to end rail strike

Monday, May 28th 2012, 21:26

The Canadian government introduces legislation to force striking workers at Canadian Pacific Railway to go back to their jobs.
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In pictures: Montreal protests

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 19:50
related places: Montreal

Canadian police arrest hundreds at tuition fees protest
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VIDEO: The enduring lure of Anne of Green Gables

Thursday, May 24th 2012, 7:50

Millions of Anne of Green Gables' fans have visited and more continue to come to Canada's Prince Edward Island to see where their favourite literary character was based.
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VIDEO: Nova Scotia's rich black heritage

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 7:47

When visiting Canada's Atlantic coast you are likely to hear a lot about the history of its people but there is one group you probably won't know too much about, reports Rajan Datar.
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VIDEO: Will Canada's housing bubble burst?

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 1:51
related countries: United States United States
related places: Toronto, Vancouver

Property prices in Toronto and Vancouver are soaring - but could Canada's housing market face a US-style crash?
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Canada bus killer in alien claim

Wednesday, May 23rd 2012, 1:24

A man who beheaded a fellow bus passenger in Canada in 2008 has spoken out for the first time, saying he believed he was killing an alien.
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Prince set to meet Canada chiefs

Tuesday, May 22nd 2012, 8:50

Prince Charles is to take part in a gathering of first nations chiefs as part of his four-day Diamond Jubilee tour of Canada.
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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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