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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

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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VIDEO: Prince William: 'Bonjour Canada!'

Friday, July 1st 2011, 19:02
related places: Ottawa

Prince William has addressed a crowd of thousands in Parliament Hill, Ottawa, as part of the country's Canada Day celebrations.
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Crowds welcome royals in Canada

Friday, July 1st 2011, 2:07
related places: Cambridge, Duchess

Canada's governor general has welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Ottawa at the start of their first official overseas tour.
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VIDEO: Warm welcome as royal tour begins

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 22:06
related places: Cambridge, Ottawa

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have arrived in Ottawa at the start of a nine day visit to Canada.
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Echoes of the past?

Thursday, June 30th 2011, 0:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Looking ahead - and back - at young UK royals visiting Canada
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Charismatic royals

Wednesday, June 29th 2011, 1:52

Canada warms towards monarchy - just in time for Kate and William
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Germany win Women's World Cup opener

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 18:15
related countries: France France, Germany Germany, Nigeria Nigeria

Hosts and holders Germany get their Women's World Cup campaign off to a winning start by beating Canada 2-1, while France see off Nigeria 1-0.
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Beating Gaddafi

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 11:26

Nato leaders pin hopes on no-nonsense Canadian
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VIDEO: Crowds turn out for Bollywood stars

Sunday, June 26th 2011, 9:11
related countries: India India

The Indian International Film Awards have taken place in Canada for the first time, with large crowds turning out for the three-day event.
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Canadian province told to fund medical marijuana

Monday, June 20th 2011, 18:10

A Canadian couple too poor to grow their own medical marijuana should have their growing operation funded by the province of Nova Scotia, reports say.
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Green Lantern powers to the top

Monday, June 20th 2011, 12:15
related countries: United States United States

Costly superhero movie Green Lantern opened in the US and Canada with weekend takings of $52.7m (£32.6m), according to studio estimates.
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Royal US tour staffing unveiled

Wednesday, June 15th 2011, 12:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cambridge, Duke, Palace

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will travel to the US and Canada with an entourage of seven staff, St James's Palace has said.
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Canada recognises Libyan rebels

Tuesday, June 14th 2011, 20:08
related countries: Libya Libya

Canada recognises a coalition of anti-Gaddafi rebels as the "legitimate representative" of the Libyan people and pledges new humanitarian aid.
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Button defends team-mate Hamilton

Monday, June 13th 2011, 16:28
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Jenson Button defends McLaren team-mate Lewis Hamilton following their collision in Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix.
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