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Ontario liquor workers 'may strike'

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 13:28

A threatened strike by liquor shop workers in the Canadian province of Ontario has drinkers scrambling to find other sources of alcohol.
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Ancient water found in Canadian mine

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 17:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Earth

Scientists say 1.5-billion-year-old water drilled from rock in a North American mine is the most ancient yet found on Earth.
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Canada ferry crash navigator guilty

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 16:52
related places: Pacific

A navigation officer is found guilty of criminal negligence in the presumed deaths of two people in a 2006 ferry accident off Canada's Pacific coast.
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Astronauts return from ISS mission

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 3:57

A three-man International Space Station crew headed by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield returns to Earth after five months in space.
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VIDEO: Astronaut's pictures from space

Monday, May 13th 2013, 8:38

The amazing photographs tweeted by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield have been seen by more than 750,000 Twitter followers.
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VIDEO: Astronaut's Bowie cover farewell

Monday, May 13th 2013, 0:49

Canadian commander Chris Hadfield has shared with the world his cover version of David Bowie's Space Oddity, which he recorded on the International Space Station.
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VIDEO: Creeping ice destroys Canadian homes

Sunday, May 12th 2013, 17:59

Several homes have been destroyed and many damaged in the Canadian province of Manitoba after ice from a nearby lake was pushed up onto land by the wind.
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Tunisian held over Canada bomb plot

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 21:44
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

A Tunisian man who allegedly met one of the men suspected of plotting to bomb a Canadian train has been charged with visa fraud in New York, prosecutors say.
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Bank of Canada names new governor

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 21:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Bank of Canada names long-term bureaucrat Stephen Poloz as its new head, replacing Mark Carney who is going to run the Bank of England.
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Canada mutilation trial set for 2014

Monday, April 29th 2013, 20:32

The trial of a Canadian man accused of murdering and dismembering his lover and posting his body parts to political figures will begin next year.
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Duke 'well' despite purplish eye

Sunday, April 28th 2013, 6:45

Buckingham Palace plays down fears about the Duke of Edinburgh's health after he was pictured with purplish skin round his eye during a trip to Canada.
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Summit in Sri Lanka 'appals' Canada

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 15:09
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Canada says it is appalled that Sri Lanka will host a Commonwealth meeting this year, given its "failures" on human rights and governance.
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Duke of Edinburgh on visit to Canada

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 14:56
related places: Toronto

The Duke of Edinburgh has presented a regimental flag to 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment during a brief visit to Canada.
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Canada's Muslims reflect after arrests

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 19:59

Canada's Muslims on spotting the radicals in their midst
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VIDEO: Canada 'train plot' pair in court

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 7:17

Two men arrested in Canada on suspicion of plotting what officials describe as an al-Qaeda-backed plot to bomb a train have appeared in court.
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Canada pair challenge 'train plot'

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 1:16
related places: Toronto

Two men arrested in Canada on suspicion of plotting what officials describe as an al-Qaeda-backed plot to derail a train appear in court.
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Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 11:14
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Tehran denies any links to al-Qaeda after Canada arrests two men it says were planning to derail a train with support from militant elements in Iran.
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Canada foils terror attack on train

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 8:24

Canada's authorities charge two people with conspiring to carry out an "al-Qaeda linked" attack on a passenger train in the Toronto area.
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Tetris video game 'fixes lazy eye'

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 1:45

Canadian doctors say they have found an inventive way to treat lazy eye - playing the video game Tetris.
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Canada Liberal leader's first test

Monday, April 15th 2013, 14:59

Canadian Liberal leader Justin Trudeau faces Prime Minister Stephen Harper in question period, in his first test since his election on Sunday.
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Police criticised over teen death

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 15:23

The parents of Rehteah Parsons, who they say killed herself after being raped and cyberbullied, claim Canadian police haven't investigated her case properly.
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Half Bieber Twitter followers 'fake'

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 11:13

Around 50% of the Canadian pop star's 37.3 million Twitter followers are from fake accounts, suggests a new report.
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Canada woman's $40m lottery mistake

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 16:11
related places: Toronto

A Toronto women celebrating what she thought was a 40,000 Canadian dollar ($39,428; £26,000) lottery prize had in fact won C$40m, officials say.
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Two dead in Canada nursery shooting

Friday, April 5th 2013, 19:30

Two men are shot dead at a day care centre near the Canadian capital, including the gunman investigators believe started the fight.
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US agents bust Canada 'drug runners'

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 1:47
related countries: United States United States

Four people are in custody in the US and Canada after a suspected drug smuggler fired on US border agents and fled, sparking a day-long manhunt.
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Canada faces science muzzling probe

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 17:03

Canada's Information Commissioner has launched an investigation into allegations that the federal government is "muzzling" its scientists.
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Glee star Cory Monteith enters rehab

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 7:03

The Canadian actor enters rehab to be treated for substance addiction, according to a statement from his publicist.
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Canada 'leaves UN drought treaty'

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 20:58

Canada is leaving an international drought treaty, becoming the only UN member to do so, Canadian media report.
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Snowplough joyrider cleared of death

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 2:11
related places: Toronto

A Canadian jury says a Toronto man who stole a snowplough and killed a policeman with it is not criminally responsible because of mental illness.
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Spreadsheets turned into video game

Tuesday, March 26th 2013, 12:52

A Canadian accountant has managed to create a video game using only Microsoft Excel spreadsheets.
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Native Canadians finish arduous trek

Monday, March 25th 2013, 23:20
related places: Ottawa

Seven young Native Canadian men finish a 1,600km (1,000-mile) trek to Ottawa, the Canadian capital, in protest against living conditions on reserves.
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Canadian had knife in back for years

Friday, March 22nd 2013, 2:14

Doctors in Canada remove a knife from an unwitting man's back more than three years after he was stabbed in a fight.
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Canada body parts suspect collapses

Tuesday, March 19th 2013, 21:45
related countries: China China

The porn actor accused of killing and dismembering his Chinese lover and posting his body parts to Canadian politicians collapses in a court hearing.
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Canada helicopter escapees in court

Monday, March 18th 2013, 18:54

Two Canadian inmates who grabbed a rope attached to a hovering helicopter to flee a prison are due in court, as more details of the daylight escape emerge.
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Canada inmates in helicopter escape

Monday, March 18th 2013, 13:54
related places: Montreal

Two inmates make a daring escape from a Canadian prison near Montreal by climbing up a rope into a helicopter, but are later re-arrested.
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Canadian PM considers Mali options

Thursday, March 14th 2013, 21:24
related countries: Mali Mali

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he is considering what Canada could contribute to ongoing efforts to fight Islamist militants in Mali.
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England triumph in Cyprus Cup final

Wednesday, March 13th 2013, 19:27
related countries: Cyprus Cyprus, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Rachel Yankey's 70th-minute goal seals a Cyprus Cup win for England as they beat Canada 1-0 in the final.
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Weapons cache in ex-Mountie's home

Tuesday, March 12th 2013, 21:20

A former Canadian Mountie banned from possessing weapons is arrested after police found an arsenal of machine guns, grenades and a cannon.
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Canadian body-parts accused in court

Monday, March 11th 2013, 19:01
related countries: China China

A Canadian former porn actor Luka Magnotta, who is accused of killing and dismembering a Chinese university student, appears in court.
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Sundance London unveils 2013 line-up

Monday, March 11th 2013, 12:01
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A documentary about killer whales and the directorial debut of Canadian singer Peaches are among the titles that will screen at the second UK edition of the Sundance Film Festival next month.
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Oz conjures up magic numbers in US

Monday, March 11th 2013, 9:43
related countries: United States United States
related places: Dorothy, Toto, Oz

Wizard of Oz prequel Oz the Great and Powerful did not need Dorothy and Toto to conjure up magic numbers at the US and Canadian box office this weekend.
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Canada's Metis win land ruling

Saturday, March 9th 2013, 2:32

Canada's Supreme Court rules the government failed to hand out land grants properly to the Metis indigenous group 142 years ago.
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