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Canada ex-mafia boss shot dead

Sunday, January 31st 2016, 9:41
related places: Toronto

A former Mafia boss has been shot dead at his home in the Canadian city of Toronto and his son-in-law is charged with murder.
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Five snowmobilers die in avalanche

Saturday, January 30th 2016, 4:52

A "very large" avalanche in western Canada leaves at least five people on snowmobiles dead, authorities say.
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Teenager charged over Canada shootings

Saturday, January 23rd 2016, 22:50

A 17-year-old boy is charged with four counts of first-degree murder after shootings - one of them at a school - in Canada's western Saskatchewan province.
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Four killed in Canada shootings

Saturday, January 23rd 2016, 8:36

Four people have been killed and several wounded in shootings - one of them at a school - in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan, police say.
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VIDEO: Trudeau: Diversity is 'a strength'

Wednesday, January 20th 2016, 19:23

"We need societies that recognise diversity as a source of strength," says Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Canada's Brazeau found injured at home

Tuesday, January 19th 2016, 17:56
related places: Brazeau, Ottawa

A controversial Canadian senator awaiting trial on fraud charges has been found seriously injured at his home near the capital, Ottawa.
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New York Times mocked over 'Canada is hip' article

Monday, January 18th 2016, 15:52

Canadians greet New York Times accolade with wry shrug
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Canadian pilot dies in Antarctica

Wednesday, January 13th 2016, 8:24
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica, Aruba Aruba

A Canadian helicopter pilot has died after falling 20m (65ft) into an icy crevasse while delivering fuel to an Australian Antarctic base.
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Trump questions Cruz's citizenship

Wednesday, January 6th 2016, 15:49

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump questions whether rival candidate Ted Cruz is eligible for the presidency because he was born in Canada.
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VIDEO: Tears as Kurdi's relatives land in Canada

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 4:39
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The relatives of the three-year-old boy who drowned off the coast of Turkey, triggering an international outcry, have arrived in Canada as refugees.
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Snow-plough web service comes to Canada

Monday, December 28th 2015, 17:33

A businessman in Canada's eastern province of New Brunswick launches an Uber-like snow plough service.
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Man's bullet killed wife in bear attack

Thursday, December 24th 2015, 22:02

A woman mauled by a bear at her home in Canada's Yukon Territory was killed by a bullet fired by her husband while trying to rescue her, a coroner finds.
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VIDEO: Chinese buy fresh air from Canada

Monday, December 21st 2015, 23:05
related countries: China China

As Beijing continues to be shrouded under a toxic haze, one mother explains why she has bought a can of fresh air, imported from Canada.
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N Korea gives Canadian life in prison

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 16:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea's highest court sentences a Canadian Christian pastor to a life term of hard labour for "crimes against the state".
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Man charged in Red River murder

Friday, December 11th 2015, 21:12
related places: Winnipeg

Canadian authorities charge a man with second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine, one of many women found dead in Winnipeg's Red River.
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VIDEO: Trudeau: 'This is a wonderful night'

Friday, December 11th 2015, 15:50
related countries: Syria Syria

The first military plane carrying Syrian refugees to be resettled in Canada has arrived in the country.
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Canada PM welcomes Syrian refugees

Friday, December 11th 2015, 5:45
related countries: Syria Syria

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomes the first plane carrying Syrian refugees as it arrives in Toronto.
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Throne speech pledges 'smart' Canada

Friday, December 4th 2015, 23:38

Canada's new Liberal government sets out its agenda, promising tax cuts, job creation and better relationships with indigenous peoples.
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Canada PM under fire for child care

Wednesday, December 2nd 2015, 16:12

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is accused of hypocrisy by the opposition for using taxpayers' money to pay for child care.
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Justin Trudeau using father's desk

Monday, November 30th 2015, 20:55

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opts out of using former prime minister Stephen Harper's desk and uses his deceased father's desk instead.
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VIDEO: Bald eagle rescue captured on camera

Monday, November 30th 2015, 7:18

A bald eagle was rescued by two Canadian brothers after getting caught in a trap - see how they did it.
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VIDEO: Canadian PM makes Queen 'feel old'

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 21:58

The Queen has joked that she was made to feel old by the new Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, after he spoke of her historic visits to Canada.
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Canada 'to admit Alan Kurdi relatives'

Saturday, November 28th 2015, 2:20
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Relatives of Syrian boy Alan Kurdi, whose drowning off Turkey triggered an international outcry, are to be admitted to Canada, his aunt says.
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VIDEO: Why did Miss World contender get flight ban?

Friday, November 27th 2015, 9:22
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the China city hosting this year's pageant.
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Miss World Canada 'barred from China'

Friday, November 27th 2015, 8:19
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Canada's Miss World contender says she was barred from boarding a plane from Hong Kong to the Chinese city hosting this year's pageant.
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VIDEO: Canada 'strong role to play' against IS

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 23:05

The end of its bombing campaign against Islamic State does not mean Canada is scaling back its role, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Canada slows down Syrian refugee intake

Wednesday, November 25th 2015, 2:28
related countries: Syria Syria

The Canadian government says it will resettle only 10,000 Syrian refugees by the end of this year - less than half the number it promised earlier.
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Turkish plane diverted over bomb threat

Sunday, November 22nd 2015, 9:49
related countries: Turkey Turkey

A Turkish Airlines flight from New York carrying 256 people is diverted to Canada after a bomb threat, but no device is found on board.
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Miss Canada World denied entry to China contest

Friday, November 20th 2015, 22:30
related countries: China China

Canadian beauty queen shut out of Chinese contest
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Couple cancels wedding to help Syrians

Friday, November 20th 2015, 21:16
related countries: Syria Syria

A Canadian couple cancels their wedding, opting for a small City Hall ceremony, to raise money to sponsor a Syrian refugee family.
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Mosques attacked in US and Canada

Wednesday, November 18th 2015, 17:23
related countries: France France, United States United States
related places: Paris

Mosques in the US and Canada report an increase in vandalism and threats since the Paris terror attacks, say campaigners.
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Canadian government drops niqab case

Monday, November 16th 2015, 23:10

The Liberal government in Canada abandons a legal challenge that sought to require women to remove their niqabs or face coverings during citizenship ceremonies.
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Montreal begins massive raw sewage dump

Wednesday, November 11th 2015, 21:53
related places: Montreal

The Canadian city of Montreal has begun an operation to dump billions of gallons of raw sewage into the St Lawrence river.
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Trudeau sworn in as new Canada PM

Wednesday, November 4th 2015, 19:38

Justin Trudeau is being sworn in as the new prime minister of Canada, marking a new era of Liberal politics after 10 years of Conservative rule.
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Email blunder reveals rugby transfer

Friday, October 30th 2015, 5:41
related countries: Australia Australia, New Zealand New Zealand

A Canadian theatre critic says he was accidentally sent an email revealing that an New Zealand rugby league player is switching clubs in Australia.
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Whale boat survivors 'tried to save man'

Thursday, October 29th 2015, 23:51
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Survivors from a whale boat that capsized in Canada tried to cling onto an Australian man still listed as missing before he disappeared underwater.
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Tributes paid to whale boat victims

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 12:42

Further details emerge about Britons who died when a whale-watching boat sank off the Canadian coast.
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Stability of Canada boat questioned

Wednesday, October 28th 2015, 10:43

Most passengers on a boat which sank off Canada were standing on its left side when a wave hit it from the right, affecting its stability, investigators say.
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VIDEO: Whale boat tragedy: Britons named

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 22:32

All five of the British people killed during a whale watching trip in Canada on Sunday have been named.
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Fifth Briton named in boat sinking

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 21:50
related places: Stephen

Five Britons who died when a whale-watching boat sank off the coast of western Canada are named as David Thomas, his son Stephen, Jack Slater, Katie Taylor and Nigel Hooker.
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VIDEO: 'We took 10 people off the life raft'

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 19:51

A fisherman who was in the area when a whale-watching boat sank near Tofina, Canada, explains how he managed to rescue some survivors.
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Drug maker gets key investor support

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 18:06

Shares of troubled Canadian drug company Valeant Pharmaceuticals rose on the support of a key shareholder who bought 2 million additional shares.
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