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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

Cosby receives standing ovation

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 9:35

Bill Cosby received a standing ovation in Canada, at the end of his first live performance since November, despite protests outside the venue.
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Bill Cosby: Fans and protesters clash at live show

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 8:58

What was it like inside Bill Cosby's live show in Canada?
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VIDEO: Protests as Cosby arrives in Canada

Thursday, January 8th 2015, 7:14

There have been angry protests outside the venue of a performance by Bill Cosby in Ontario, Canada.
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Eight killed in Canadian 'mass murder'

Wednesday, December 31st 2014, 5:15
related places: Edmonton

Police in the Canadian city of Edmonton, Alberta, find the body of a man after the shooting of eight people, including two children.
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Oliver 'turned down Hobbit role'

Monday, December 29th 2014, 10:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Woods

Celebrity TV chef Jamie Oliver reveals he turned down the chance to appear as a hobbit in one of Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings prequels.
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Canada porn actor jailed for murder

Tuesday, December 23rd 2014, 22:22

A Canadian porn actor is sentenced to 25 years in prison for first-degree murder for killing and dismembering his lover in 2012.
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VIDEO: How free are Confucius Institutes?

Monday, December 22nd 2014, 1:10
related countries: China China, United States United States

A large scale school and university education programme, funded by the Chinese government, has been under attack in both the USA and Canada.
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Russians 'will not cave in' to West

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 13:22
related countries: Russia Russia, Ukraine Ukraine, United States United States
related places: Moscow, West

Russia says it will not "cave in" to pressure, following a fresh set of US, EU and Canada sanctions over the conflict in Ukraine.
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VIDEO: Mexico welcomes migrating butterflies

Saturday, December 20th 2014, 3:41
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

Millions of monarch butterflies have arrived in Mexico's forests as part of their annual migration from Canada and the United States.
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Oil price fall forces firm revamp

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 18:14

A Canadian company operating in the North Sea has been forced to restructure its debt following the fall in oil price.
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Man finds Elizabeth Gallagher for trip

Thursday, December 18th 2014, 11:38

A Canadian man finds a woman with the same name as his ex-girlfriend to travel with after booking a three-week holiday before they split up.
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Canada's navy imposes alcohol ban

Saturday, December 13th 2014, 2:43

Following several incidents involving drunken sailors, the Royal Canadian Navy introduces a near-total ban on alcohol on board its ships.
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Canada police 'can search phones'

Thursday, December 11th 2014, 17:46

Canadian police can search the contents of a mobile phone after arrest, the Supreme Court of Canada rules
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Hunger Games unmoved at US box office

Monday, December 8th 2014, 14:22
related countries: United States United States

The latest Hunger Games film remains at the top of the US and Canada box office chart after a slow weekend for North America's cinemas.
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Canada closes embassy in Cairo

Monday, December 8th 2014, 11:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Cairo

The Canadian embassy in Cairo is closed due to "security concerns", a day after Britain shut its mission in the Egyptian capital.
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England draw France in World Cup

Saturday, December 6th 2014, 19:41
related countries: France France, Mexico Mexico

England will play France, Colombia and Mexico in Group F at the 2015 Fifa Women's World Cup in Canada.
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Terror charges against Canada teen

Thursday, December 4th 2014, 20:25

Police in Canada charge a teenager with seeking to travel abroad to engage in terrorist activity, only the second Canadian to face the charge.
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Canadian mum flouts cannabis law

Monday, December 1st 2014, 15:07

What's the best way to give a six-year-old medical marijuana?
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VIDEO: New threat to humpback whales?

Sunday, November 30th 2014, 7:28

Once hunted to near extinction, the humpback whales of the Canadian Pacific are back in larger numbers, and the government has downgraded their status from "threatened" to that "of special concern".
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Radio host charged over sexual abuse

Thursday, November 27th 2014, 10:34
related places: Toronto

Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio host Jian Ghomeshi appeared in court to face sexual assault charges.
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Museum fossils are new dino species

Wednesday, November 26th 2014, 2:47

A new species of horned dinosaur is identified from fossils held in a Canadian museum for 75 years.
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Iran frees 'Blogfather' Derakhshan

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 18:10
related countries: Iran Iran

Iran's Supreme Leader has pardoned the pioneering Iranian-Canadian blogger Hossein Derakhshan after six years in prison, Iranian media report.
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VIDEO: $1m bill for baby's early arrival

Thursday, November 20th 2014, 4:49
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian family is facing a bill of almost $1m (£638,000) from an American hospital, because their daughter was born prematurely while they were on holiday in Hawaii.
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Bomb suspect extradited to France

Saturday, November 15th 2014, 7:54
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

A Canadian academic accused of a deadly 1980 bombing outside a synagogue in Paris arrives in France after losing an extradition battle.
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No jail over Canada 'assault' photo

Friday, November 14th 2014, 16:44

A young Canadian man who admitted taking a photo of an alleged sexual assault, after which the woman killed herself, avoids jail time.
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Arctic blast moves across Canada

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 17:09
related places: Quebec

Frigid temperatures and snow have expanded into Ontario and Quebec as a wave of cold air moves east.
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Arctic blast hits Canada and US

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 9:16
related countries: United States United States

Parts of Canada and the US get their first blast of winter, sending temperatures plummeting by as much as 22C (40F) in days.
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Murray win keeps Finals hopes alive

Wednesday, November 12th 2014, 6:24
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

Andy Murray keeps his ATP World Tour Finals hopes alive with a 6-3 7-5 win over Canadian Milos Raonic in London.
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Canadian seeks world travel partner

Tuesday, November 4th 2014, 22:25

A Canadian man is offering free worldwide plane tickets to a female compatriot on one condition - she must be called Elizabeth Gallagher.
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Djokovic to face Raonic in Paris

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 17:50
related countries: France France
related places: Paris

Defending champion Novak Djokovic reaches the Paris Masters final, where he will face Canada's Milos Raonic.
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No Canada visas for Ebola countries

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 11:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Canada suspends visa applications from countries in the grip of the Ebola outbreak, in a move similar to a much-criticised Australian plan.
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Pompeii relic returned 50 years on

Friday, October 31st 2014, 16:26

A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag.
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US steps up security over terror fears

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 22:43
related countries: United States United States

The US has increased security at government buildings across the nation in the wake of an attack on the Canadian parliament.
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Canada 'grateful' to Cpl Cirillo

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 18:19
related places: Ottawa

Canadian PM Harper tells mourners the nation is deeply grateful to Cpl Nathan Cirillo, the young soldier killed by a gunman in Ottawa last week.
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New Toronto mayor ends Rob Ford era

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 2:37
related places: Toronto

The Canadian city of Toronto elects a moderate conservative mayor, bringing to an end the era of scandal-hit incumbent Rob Ford.
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Canada gunman 'made political video'

Monday, October 27th 2014, 0:22

A video made by the gunman who stormed Canada's parliament shows he was driven by ideological and political motives, police say.
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Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

Friday, October 24th 2014, 12:27
related places: Ottawa

Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.
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Video of Ottawa attack released

Friday, October 24th 2014, 3:01
related places: Ottawa

Authorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament and was shot dead.
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VIDEO: CCTV of Ottawa shooting suspect

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 20:28
related places: Ottawa

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.
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