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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

Canadian film-maker's camera eye

Tuesday, September 20th 2011, 0:52

Film-maker develops camera to replace his lost eye
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VIDEO: Canadian film-maker's camera eye

Monday, September 19th 2011, 16:48

Canadian documentary maker Rob Spence, who lost his right eye six years ago, has developed a simple camera eye which fits into his eye socket.
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Tycoon's lifeline to Canadian island prompts mixed reactions

Sunday, September 18th 2011, 0:18

Tycoon's lifeline to tiny Canadian island prompts murmurs of dissent
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VIDEO: Fossils point to 'feathered' dinosaurs

Friday, September 16th 2011, 6:00

Samples of amber in western Canada containing feathers from dinosaurs and birds have yielded the most complete story of feather evolution ever seen.
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Dino feather tale locked in amber

Thursday, September 15th 2011, 17:22

Samples of amber from Canada have yielded the most complete story of feather evolution ever seen, scientists say.
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Manhunt snares Canada 'kidnapper'

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 22:05

A convicted sex offender suspected of kidnapping a boy in Canada and then returning him to his family's home after they made an emotional appeal is arrested.
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Lifelong musicians 'hear better'

Tuesday, September 13th 2011, 5:21

Playing a musical instrument throughout your life protects your hearing in old age, a Canadian study has found.
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Quake hits off Vancouver Island

Friday, September 9th 2011, 20:54

A magnitude-6.4 earthquake strikes off the western coast of Canada, near Vancouver Island.
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Cannabis brownies 'poison' Canadian office

Friday, September 2nd 2011, 21:42

Three Canadians are taken to hospital after eating unwittingly eating chocolate brownies which had been laced with cannabis.
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Captain of Niagara Falls calls it a day

Thursday, September 1st 2011, 0:41
related places: Niagara Falls

Canadian Captain Malcolm Bunting, who has guided passenger vessels to the foot of the Niagara Falls for more than three decades, retires at the age of 63.
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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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