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Canada MPs back gender-neutral changes to national anthem

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 3:57

Canadian MPs vote to change the lyrics of the English language version of the country's national anthem to make it more gender neutral.
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Philippines condemns Abu Sayyaf killing of Canadian Robert Hall

Tuesday, June 14th 2016, 2:55
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippine president condemns the "brutal and senseless" killing of Canadian hostage Robert Hall by Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf.
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Gordie Howe, Canadian ice hockey legend, dies at 88

Friday, June 10th 2016, 15:45
related countries: United States United States

The legendary Canadian ice hockey player, Gordie Howe, known simply as "Mr Hockey", dies at the age of 88.
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VIDEO: Sinkhole swallows car in Ottawa

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 21:48
related places: Ottawa

Footage from social media shows the moment a car was swallowed by a large sinkhole in Ottawa, Canada.
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Evacuation after huge Ottawa sinkhole

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 20:37
related places: Ottawa

A sinkhole opened up in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday, prompting a gas leak and forcing evacuation of all nearby businesses.
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Evacuation after huge Ottawa sinkhole

Wednesday, June 8th 2016, 20:37
related places: Ottawa

A sinkhole opened up in downtown Ottawa on Wednesday, prompting a gas leak and forcing evacuation of all nearby businesses.
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VIDEO: Canada has learnt from history's 'black marks'

Tuesday, June 7th 2016, 12:47

Canada's defence minster believes his country has learnt quickly from the "black marks in our history".
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VIDEO: Inventor shows off 'two-minute' hoverboard

Saturday, June 4th 2016, 21:14
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Canadian inventor Alexandru Duru has been showcasing the hoverboard he designed and built to audiences in Paris.
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Fort McMurray residents return home

Wednesday, June 1st 2016, 15:50
related places: Fort McMurray

Some residents of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray are beginning to return home after a raging wildfire that displaced 90,000 people.
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The most Canadian band in the world

Friday, May 27th 2016, 23:00

Are Tragically Hip the most Canadian band in the world?
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Anger over Toronto marijuana shop raids

Friday, May 27th 2016, 17:35
related places: Toronto

Canadian marijuana users decry recent raids on dozens of Toronto shops that sell the drug, calling the operation a waste of police resources.
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VIDEO: Ambassador tackles ceremony protester

Thursday, May 26th 2016, 16:48
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Canadian ambassador to Ireland tackles a protester who tried to disrupt a ceremony to honour British soldiers killed during the 1916 Easter Rising.
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Fort McMurray fire reaches Saskatchewan

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 19:56

The massive Canadian wildfire that displaced thousands of people in Alberta spreads to neighbouring Saskatchewan.
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VIDEO: Trudeau says sorry again for elbowing MP

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 19:46

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has apologised again for 'manhandling' an opposition MP
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VIDEO: Trudeau apologises over MP 'manhandling'

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 1:48

Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau has apologised after he was accused of "manhandling" a Conservative MP during a House of Commons debate.
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Trudeau accused of 'manhandling' rival

Thursday, May 19th 2016, 0:53

Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau is accused of "manhandling" a Conservative MP as the House of Commons debated an assisted-dying bill.
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Canada oil workers urged to flee blaze

Tuesday, May 17th 2016, 14:36
related places: Fort McMurray

Some 12,000 oil sands workers are urged to leave camps near the Canadian town of Fort McMurray as a resurgent wildfire advances towards them.
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VIDEO: 'Photo albums lost' in Canada fire

Monday, May 16th 2016, 10:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Vancouver

One hundred people have lost their home after a fire engulfed their apartment building near Vancouver in British Columbia.
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VIDEO: Canadian PM visits fire-ravaged town

Saturday, May 14th 2016, 1:56
related places: Fort McMurray

Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has visited Fort McMurray to see the widespread damage caused by wildfire, Rajini Vaidyanathan reports.
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Canada's fire-hit oil plants to restart

Wednesday, May 11th 2016, 10:36
related places: Fort McMurray

Oil sands firms near the Canadian city of Fort McMurray are slowly restarting production after a massive wildfire forced a week-long shut down.
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Canadian wildfire city mostly intact

Tuesday, May 10th 2016, 4:18
related places: Fort McMurray

Some 90% of buildings in the evacuated Canadian city of Fort McMurray survived the massive wildfire, Alberta's provincial premier says.
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VIDEO: First look inside devastated Fort McMurray

Monday, May 9th 2016, 21:51
related places: Fort McMurray

The BBC's Laura Bicker is one of the first journalists allowed back into the Canadian city of Fort McMurray after devastating wildfires there.
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Hopes raised in Canada wildfire battle

Monday, May 9th 2016, 18:51

The battle to contain the wildfires in west-central Canada has reached a turning point, thanks in part to drizzle and favourable winds, say officials.
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Fire 'destroys 20%' of Fort McMurray

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 22:15
related places: Fort McMurray

The MP from Fort McMurray, a Canadian city devastated by a huge wildfire, tells the BBC about 20% of homes there have been destroyed.
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Canada wildfire advance 'slows'

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 19:52

A huge wildfire in the Canadian province of Alberta grew "much more slowly" than expected yesterday, officials say, as much-disrupted evacuations are finished.
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VIDEO: Canada firefighter breaks down on TV

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 13:10

Firefighters are continuing to tackle a huge wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta which is growing further and could spill into neighbouring Saskatchewan.
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Canada wildfire threatens new province

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 6:59

A massive, out-of-control wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta is growing rapidly and could spread to neighbouring Saskatchewan, officials say.
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VIDEO: Canada fire 'majestic and menacing'

Sunday, May 8th 2016, 6:50
related places: Fort McMurray

A huge wildfire raging in the Canadian province of Alberta is growing further and could spill into neighbouring Saskatchewan, officials warn.
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Canada wildfire 'to double in size'

Saturday, May 7th 2016, 14:57
related places: Fort McMurray

A huge wildfire which has devastated the Canadian oil town of Fort McMurray could double in size over the next 24 hours, as evacuations continue.
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VIDEO: Convoy escapes from Alberta wildfire

Saturday, May 7th 2016, 10:00

Spreading wildfires in the Canadian province of Alberta have forced more people from their homes.
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VIDEO: Footage inside home as Canada fire spreads

Saturday, May 7th 2016, 8:04
related places: Fort McMurray

A Canadian family from near Fort McMurray have relived the moment that wildfires tore through their home.
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Canada wildfire disrupts rescue convoy

Saturday, May 7th 2016, 6:54
related places: Fort McMurray

Residents continue to flee a massive wildfire around the Canadian city of Fort McMurray as officials warns it will double in size in the next 24 hours.
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Images reveal Canada fire destruction

Friday, May 6th 2016, 19:36
related places: Fort McMurray

Pictures obtained by the BBC show swathes of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray in ruins following a devastating wildfire.
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Thousands airlifted from Canada fire

Friday, May 6th 2016, 6:30
related places: Fort McMurray

Some 8,000 people are being airlifted to safety after they fled the city of Fort McMurray, which has been devastated by a massive wildfire.
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Alberta fire emergency declared

Thursday, May 5th 2016, 8:38
related places: Fort McMurray

A state of emergency is declared in the province of Alberta in Canada after a wildfire forces all 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray to flee their city.
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VIDEO: 'Terrifying' flight from Canadian fire

Thursday, May 5th 2016, 0:00
related places: Fort McMurray

A man who escaped from the wildfire that is raging in Fort McMurray in Canada said the experience was "very terrifying".
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Canada wildfire threatens entire city

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 22:33
related places: Fort McMurray

A "catastrophic" wildfire that has forced the evacuation of all 88,000 people from Fort McMurray could destroy much of the Canadian city, officials warn.
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Fears Canada fire may worsen amid exodus

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 15:49

High winds and hot temperatures may worsen a huge wildfire that has forced the entire population of a Canadian city to be evacuated, officials say.
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Abu Sayyaf hostages make video plea

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 13:10
related countries: Philippines Philippines

Three hostages held by Islamist militants in the Philippines appear in a video pleading for their governments to meet the captors' demands.
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Canada wildfire forces mass evacuation

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 10:34
related places: Fort McMurray

A huge wildfire forces the evacuation of about 80,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the city in the Canadian province of Alberta.
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VIDEO: 'It's a disaster ... we lost everything'

Wednesday, May 4th 2016, 9:37
related places: Fort McMurray

A huge wildfire has forced the evacuation of about 60,000 people from Fort McMurray - the entire population of the Canadian city.
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VIDEO: Boom! Trudeau joins Invictus rivalry

Tuesday, May 3rd 2016, 7:47

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is the latest world leader to publicise the Invictus Games with a Twitter video in which he shows how his country "brings it".
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