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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

Vancouver loses 'most liveable city' title

Tuesday, August 30th 2011, 10:48
related countries: Aruba Aruba
related places: Vancouver

The Australian city of Melbourne beats Canada's Vancouver to the title of world's most liveable city for the first time in almost a decade.
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US begins 'long' storm recovery

Monday, August 29th 2011, 18:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Irene

The US east coast begins to recover from Irene's wind and rain, which has killed at least 28 people, as Vermont deals with the worst flooding in a century.
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The Help polishes off competition

Monday, August 29th 2011, 16:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Domestic

Domestic drama The Help holds off competition from action movie Colombiana to retain the top spot at the US and Canada box office.
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Google boss 'knew about' drug ads

Monday, August 29th 2011, 14:28
related countries: United States United States

Larry Page knew that adverts for unlicensed Canadian pharmacies were running in the US, says a government prosecutor.
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VIDEO: Irene 'still dangerous' Obama warns

Monday, August 29th 2011, 3:31
related countries: United States United States

US President Barack Obama has warned that flooding and power cuts are still a risk as Tropical Storm Irene moves away north towards Canada.
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Canadians bid farewell to Layton

Saturday, August 27th 2011, 20:11

A state funeral is held in Canada to honour opposition leader Jack Layton, who died on Monday aged 61 after a second bout of cancer.
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Google to pay $500m drug ad fine

Wednesday, August 24th 2011, 22:53
related countries: United States United States

Internet giant Google agrees to pay a $500m fine for publishing online adverts from Canadian pharmacies selling illegal drugs to US customers.
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Google pays $500m in drug ad row

Wednesday, August 24th 2011, 22:47

Google agrees to pay $500m (£305m) to settle accusations it allowed online Canadian pharmacies to advertise drugs to Americans via its search engine.
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Top Canada politician Layton dies

Tuesday, August 23rd 2011, 14:23
related places: Toronto

Jack Layton, who led Canada's left-leaning NDP to become the official opposition in May's elections, dies aged 61 after a second bout of cancer.
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The Help cleans up at box office

Monday, August 22nd 2011, 8:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Heart

Heart-tugging drama The Help rises one place to top the US and Canada box office after taking $20.5m (£12.4m) at the weekend.
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Canadian jet crashes killing 12

Sunday, August 21st 2011, 0:26

A Boeing charter jet crashes in the far north of the Canadian Arctic, killing 12 people and injuring three others.
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Quebec premier laughs off death hoax

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 23:54
related places: Quebec

The premier of the Canadian province of Quebec, Jean Charest, laughs off a report that he had died, after a news website is targeted by hackers.
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Canadian forces 'royal' once more

Tuesday, August 16th 2011, 15:39

Canada's navy and air force are to be known as "royal" once again, the country's media report, more than 40 years after the prefix was dropped.
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Japanese woman swept over Niagara

Monday, August 15th 2011, 19:26
related places: Niagara Falls

A Japanese exchange student is presumed dead after being swept over the Canadian side of Niagara Falls on Sunday night, authorities say.
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VIDEO: From jobseekers to lottery winners

Friday, August 12th 2011, 23:56

A group of Canadian manufacturing workers who were told they were losing their jobs have received a timely lifeline in the form of a $7m lottery win.
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Federer makes Montreal progress

Wednesday, August 10th 2011, 19:07
related places: Montreal

Roger Federer beats Canadian Vasek Pospisil in the second round of the Rogers Cup in Montreal while Novak Djokovic wins his first ATP Tour match since winning Wimbledon.
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Murray loses at Montreal Masters

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 19:25
related places: Montreal

Andy Murray is comprehensively beaten 6-3 6-1 by Kevin Anderson at the Rogers Cup in Montreal.
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Canada orders out Libya diplomats

Tuesday, August 9th 2011, 16:02
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Ottawa

Canada orders diplomats at the Libyan embassy in Ottawa to the leave the country within five days, and freezes the mission's bank accounts.
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VIDEO: Bubble artist shows off his talent

Friday, August 5th 2011, 10:57
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Canadian artist Fan Yang has taken his bubble show to Beijing for the first time and is enjoying a positive reception.
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VIDEO: 'No hands' at top of CN Tower

Tuesday, August 2nd 2011, 17:52

The CN Tower in Canada is opening to the public offering them the chance to walk around a ledge at the top, hands free.
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Ford recalls 1.2m pick-up trucks

Monday, August 1st 2011, 21:58
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ford

Ford is recalling 1.2 million pick-up trucks in the US and Canada because of fears their fuel tanks could fall off and start fires.
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Canada opposition head steps down

Monday, July 25th 2011, 22:28

Canada's official opposition leader Jack Layton steps down temporarily to focus on his battle against cancer.
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Canada returns Chinese fugitive

Saturday, July 23rd 2011, 13:46
related countries: China China

One of China's most-wanted fugitives, Lai Changxing, is deported home from Canada after a lengthy legal battle.
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Heatwave record for US and Canada

Saturday, July 23rd 2011, 3:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Friday

A heatwave bakes eastern parts of the US and Canada, as temperatures in some parts of the countries surge to record-breaking highs.
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Canada to deport Chinese fugitive

Friday, July 22nd 2011, 4:04
related countries: China China

A Canadian court clears the way for one of China's most-wanted fugitives, Lai Changxing, to be deported home after a lengthy legal battle.
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'War criminals' hiding in Canada

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 22:09

Thirty fugitives wanted for war crimes or crimes against humanity are believed to be hiding in Canada, the country's government says.
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China buys Canadian oil producer

Wednesday, July 20th 2011, 10:40
related countries: China China

The Chinese state oil company CNOOC agrees to buy Canadian oil sands producer OPTI Canada for $2.1bn.
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VIDEO: Stage collapses at Ottawa festival

Monday, July 18th 2011, 15:31
related places: Ottawa

Severe storms caused a stage to collapse at the Ottawa Bluesfest on Sunday evening.
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Potter shatters records at $168m

Sunday, July 17th 2011, 22:55
related countries: United States United States

The final Harry Potter movie shatters box office records for its opening weekend, taking $168m (£104m) in the US and Canada.
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Canada pulls out of UN arms talks

Monday, July 11th 2011, 20:12
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Canada withdraws from UN nuclear disarmament talks in protest at North Korea's presidency of the forum, the Canadian foreign minister says.
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VIDEO: Royals wear cowboy hats in Canada

Friday, July 8th 2011, 7:01
related places: Calgary, Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been trying on 10 gallon white cowboy hats - as their tour of Canada took them to Calgary for the annual stampede rodeo.
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Canada begins Afghan withdrawal

Wednesday, July 6th 2011, 13:15
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Canadian troops begin to return home from Afghanistan as their mission ends nine years after they were first deployed.
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Duke lands helicopter on water

Tuesday, July 5th 2011, 2:47
related places: Cambridge

The Duke of Cambridge lands a Sea King helicopter on water as part of his official tour of Canada with his wife, Kate.
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Duchess tells of hopes for family

Monday, July 4th 2011, 9:54
related places: Cambridge, Montreal

The Duchess of Cambridge for the first time speaks publicly of her hope to have children.
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VIDEO: Royals get marriage tip in Canada

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 21:31
related places: Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have carried out their first official tree-planting ceremony as husband and wife.
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VIDEO: Royals at Canada Day evening show

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 9:30
related places: Cambridge, Quebec

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will continue their official tour of Canada with a visit to the province of Quebec.
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Royal couple continue Canada tour

Saturday, July 2nd 2011, 7:23
related places: Cambridge, Quebec

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will continue their official tour of Canada with a visit to the province of Quebec.
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Royals attend Canada Day events

Friday, July 1st 2011, 19:37
related places: Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend a citizenship ceremony and a music event to mark Canada Day, on the second day of their first official overseas tour.
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