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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

PM Harper wins Canadian election

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 13:39

Stephen Harper has been re-elected and will head a majority Conservative government for the first time.
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Energy concerns

Sunday, May 1st 2011, 22:06

Canada's next leader faces fight over oil sands
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Canada's NDP comes under scrutiny

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 2:04

Canada's New Democratic Party (NDP) comes under increasing fire from its rivals as polls suggest the party is closing the gap with the Conservatives.
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Canada early voting turnout high

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 1:38

More than two million Canadians have cast early votes ahead of the 2 May general election, marking a 35% rise compared with the 2008 election, officials say.
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Barrick Gold to buy copper miner

Monday, April 25th 2011, 21:06
related countries: China China

The world's biggest gold miner, Barrick, beats Chinese rival Minmetals to buy Canadian copper firm Equinox Minerals.
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Early voting opens in Canada poll

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 16:48

Early voting has opened across Canada ahead of the 2 May general election to select a new federal government.
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Webcam death father visits Canada

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 21:01
related countries: China China
related places: Toronto

The father of a Toronto university student whose last moments were witnessed via webcam by her boyfriend in China is travelling to Canada.
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Canada delays Libya jet decision

Friday, April 15th 2011, 18:39
related countries: Libya Libya

Canada will not decide whether to boost its role in the Nato-led military campaign in Libya until after the upcoming election, PM Stephen Harper says.
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Canada leaders clash in TV debate

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 1:43

Canada's embattled prime minister clashes with opposition leaders in the first of two televised debates, ahead of the general election on 2 May.
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Canada Tories set out deficit aim

Friday, April 8th 2011, 22:37

Canada's Conservative Party says in its election platform it will eliminate the nation's budget deficit sooner than planned, a claim disputed by opposition parties.
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Canada unveils coins to mark royal wedding

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 22:38

The Royal Canadian Mint unveils two collectors' coins marking the wedding later this month of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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Canada's Harper urges subsidy end

Friday, April 1st 2011, 19:48

Canadian PM Stephen Harper vows to end subsidies to Canada's political parties if his Conservative Party decisively wins May's election.
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Canada holds Somalia 'terror' man

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 14:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Canadian authorities arrest a man accused of seeking to travel to Somalia to join militant group al-Shabab.
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VIDEO: The 91-year-old running star

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 9:26

Canadian athlete Olga Kotelko didn't start training until the age of 77, and at 91 she is still winning medals and breaking world records.
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Girl quizzed over dead hotel baby

Monday, March 28th 2011, 14:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Canadian schoolgirl is questioned by police after a dead baby was found in a London hotel room.
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Arcade Fire win quartet of Junos

Monday, March 28th 2011, 10:00

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire win four prizes at the Junos as Canada's leading music awards event celebrates its 40th anniversary.
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May date set for Canada election

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 0:03

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces a national election for 2 May, after his Conservative government was toppled in a confidence vote.
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Harper Canadian government falls

Friday, March 25th 2011, 19:56

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservative minority government falls after a no-confidence vote passes in the parliament.
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Canada government in crunch vote

Friday, March 25th 2011, 15:59

The Canadian parliament begins debate on a no-confidence motion expected to topple the Conservative government and trigger a May election.
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PM Harper may miss royal wedding

Thursday, March 24th 2011, 17:58

Canadian PM Stephen Harper is unlikely to attend Prince William and Kate Middleton's wedding because of a probable election, officials say.
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Canada parties seek to topple PM

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 22:42

Canadian opposition parties say they will vote against the Conservative government's budget, in a move that could trigger an election.
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VIDEO: Viewing the Northern Lights in Canada

Wednesday, March 23rd 2011, 10:15
related places: Yellowknife

Brandy Yanchyk travels to Yellowknife in Canada for a view of the famous Northern Lights.
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Canada parties 'to reject budget'

Tuesday, March 22nd 2011, 22:46

Canadian opposition parties say they will vote against the Conservative government's budget, a move that could trigger an election.
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Rare albatross is unique species

Monday, March 21st 2011, 8:56

The world's rarest albatross is confirmed as a separate species by scientists in Canada.
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Canada to join Libya no-fly plan

Friday, March 18th 2011, 19:02
related countries: Libya Libya

Canada is sending six fighter jets to help enforce the UN-backed no-fly zone over Libya, Prime Minister Stephen Harper says.
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Aussies overwhelm minnows Canada

Wednesday, March 16th 2011, 17:38
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Australian openers Shane Watson and Brad Haddin put on 183 as the World Cup holders easily chase down a target of 212 to beat Canada in Bangalore.
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US web suicide nurse found guilty

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 20:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A US nurse is convicted of aiding the suicides of a British man and a Canadian woman after seeking out depressed people online and urging two to kill themselves.
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End-of-life row baby moved to US

Monday, March 14th 2011, 22:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ontario

Parents of a terminally ill Canadian boy transfer him to a US Catholic hospital after an Ontario court rules doctors can remove a breathing tube keeping him alive.
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NZ beat Canada to reach quarters

Sunday, March 13th 2011, 12:14
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Brendon McCullum hits a century and Ross Taylor cracks 74 off 44 balls as New Zealand beat Canada by 97 runs to book a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals.
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Dozens held in anti-mafia raids

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 12:58
related countries: Australia Australia, Germany Germany, Italy Italy

Police in Italy and Germany arrest 35 people in an anti-mafia operation, with warrants also issued in Canada and Australia.
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Canada gas well blast injures 11

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 2:43

An explosion at a natural gas well owned by Husky Energy in Canada's Alberta province has injured 11 people, officials say.
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Pakistan edge past plucky Canada

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 16:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Skipper Shahid Afridi takes 5-23 as Pakistan survive a scare to beat Canada by 46 runs in their World Cup Group A match in Colombo.
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Cuban dancers to remain in Canada

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 7:49
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Five members of the National Ballet of Cuba decide to stay in Canada after performing there, a spokeswoman for the Cuban company says.
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'Fewer obese' in Canada than US

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 1:51
related countries: United States United States

Canada has a significantly lower rate of obesity among its population than does the US, a new US government study shows.
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Canada deploys warship to Libya

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 2:56
related countries: Libya Libya

Canada is deploying a naval frigate to the waters off Libya to assist in the evacuation of Canadian citizens, PM Stephen Harper says.
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Canadian missing in Afghanistan

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 20:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Canada confirms one of its nationals is missing in Afghanistan after the Taliban claim to have captured him, accusing him of spying.
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