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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

Blatter to attend World Cup final

Tuesday, June 2nd 2015, 6:16

Fifa president Sepp Blatter will attend the Women's World Cup final in Canada despite the crisis engulfing the governing body.
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England beaten in World Cup warm up

Saturday, May 30th 2015, 0:59
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Sophie Schmidt scores a wonderful individual goal as England lose to Canada 1-0 in their final World Cup warm-up game.
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Alleged Nazi criminal dies in Canada

Friday, May 29th 2015, 8:51
related countries: Russia Russia

A suspected Nazi war criminal, Vladimir Katriuk, dies in Canada just weeks after being charged by Russia with war crimes.
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Imax to list China unit in Hong Kong

Friday, May 29th 2015, 6:41
related countries: China China, Hong Kong Hong Kong

Imax, the Canadian maker of widescreen cinema theatres, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) of its China unit in Hong Kong.
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Canadians face midwife shortages

Sunday, May 24th 2015, 23:15

A Canadian province's dire shortage of midwives
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Canada detains 'IS-bound' youths

Wednesday, May 20th 2015, 5:11
related countries: Iraq Iraq, Syria Syria

Ten youths have been arrested by Canadian police on suspicion of planning to travel to Iraq and Syria to join Islamic State.
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Fourth Indy 500 crash inside a week

Tuesday, May 19th 2015, 7:44

Canadian driver James Hinchcliffe has surgery after a fourth crash in less than a week at the Indianapolis 500.
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VIDEO: Baby born on flight from Canada

Tuesday, May 12th 2015, 23:27
related countries: Japan Japan
related places: Ada, Calgary, Tokyo

Ada Guan and Wes Branch were flying from Calgary to Tokyo when Ada went into labour, a big surprise for the couple who had no idea she was pregnant.
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Journalist Fahmy to sue Al-Jazeera

Monday, May 11th 2015, 17:30
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Qatar Qatar

A Canadian Al-Jazeera journalist on trial in Egypt is suing the Qatar-based network for negligence.
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Canada's celebrity curry chef

Sunday, May 10th 2015, 23:30

The celebrity chef who brought posh curries to Canada
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Canada releases ex-Guantanamo inmate

Friday, May 8th 2015, 2:37

A Canadian court releases on bail an ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee after refusing a final effort by the government to keep him imprisoned.
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Margaret Atwood given US honour

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 9:17
related countries: United States United States

Canadian writer Margaret Atwood has been named a foreign honorary member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters
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Canada votes to expand spy powers

Thursday, May 7th 2015, 1:01

Canada's lawmakers back a new Anti-Terror Act, dramatically expanding the powers of the country's spy agency.
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Canada conservatives in shock defeat

Wednesday, May 6th 2015, 17:13

A left-leaning party wins a surprise victory in Alberta, one of Canada's most conservative provinces.
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Avengers film storms US box office

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 10:32
related countries: United States United States

Avengers: Age of Ultron tops the US and Canada box office with $191.3m (£126.5m) in its opening weekend, but fails to beat the debut of 2012's Avengers film.
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Canada contests war criminal's bail

Tuesday, May 5th 2015, 0:41
related countries: United States United States

The Canadian government tries to block the release of an ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate as he appeals against his war crimes conviction in a US court.
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Canadian mother fights radicalisation

Monday, May 4th 2015, 23:35

The Canadian mother fighting against radicalisation
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Furious 7 stays top of US box office

Monday, April 27th 2015, 11:19
related countries: United States United States

Furious 7 tops the US and Canada's box office for a fourth week, as Avengers: Age of Ultron tops the international chart a week ahead of its US release.
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Canada bails ex-Guantanamo detainee

Friday, April 24th 2015, 21:20
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian court grants bail to a former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr until he completes his appeal against his US conviction.
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Canada's Senate speaker Nolin dies

Friday, April 24th 2015, 17:47

Pierre Claude Nolin, the speaker of the Canadian Senate, dies at the age of 64 after a long battle with cancer.
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Switzerland 'world's happiest place'

Friday, April 24th 2015, 3:38
related countries: Denmark Denmark, Iceland Iceland, Switzerland Switzerland

Switzerland is the world's happiest country, according to a new survey, closely followed by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada.
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I'll be fit for World Cup - Houghton

Wednesday, April 22nd 2015, 10:58

England captain Steph Houghton says she is "100% sure" she will be fit in time for this summer's World Cup in Canada.
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Cirque du Soleil sold to investors

Monday, April 20th 2015, 16:08
related countries: China China, United States United States

Canadian circus firm Cirque du Soleil sells a majority stake to US and Chinese private investors, valuing the firm at $1.5bn.
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UK sailors face Canada sex charge

Friday, April 17th 2015, 20:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Four members of the Royal Navy have been charged with sexual assault after an alleged incident in Nova Scotia, Canada's military police says.
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CBC sackings after Ghomeshi inquiry

Friday, April 17th 2015, 16:38

The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation lets go two executives after an independent report found that management condoned the actions of former radio host Jian Ghomeshi.
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Seven Up! director Paul Almond dies

Wednesday, April 15th 2015, 9:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Paul Almond, the Canadian director who started the groundbreaking Seven Up! documentary series about a group of British children, has died aged 83.
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Fast and Furious outpaces at box office

Monday, April 13th 2015, 13:57
related countries: United States United States

The latest Fast and the Furious film is still top dog at the US and Canada box office, having taken $60.6m (£41.4m) in its second weekend in cinemas.
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Red River Women

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 23:17

The unexplained murders of Canada's missing women
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Canada logs first Syrian air strikes

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 23:12
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Canada carries out its first air strikes in Syria, as part of the US-led coalition fighting Islamic State militants.
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Artist adds value to old paintings

Wednesday, April 8th 2015, 6:32

Upcycled charity shop canvases get cult characters added to them by Canadian artist, to create new images.
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Indonesia jails teachers for abuse

Friday, April 3rd 2015, 4:44
related countries: Indonesia Indonesia, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Jakarta

A British-Canadian teacher and an Indonesian are jailed for 10 years for sex abuse at a Jakarta international school, in a controversial case.
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Arrests over Canada prostitution ring

Wednesday, April 1st 2015, 23:04

Six people are arrested in Canada on suspicion of running a prostitution ring, which smuggled nearly 500 women in to the country.
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Best Buy closes Canada's Future Shop

Sunday, March 29th 2015, 8:54
related countries: United States United States

US consumer electronics chain Best Buy is closing its Canadian subsidiary, Future Shop, and converting 65 of its 131 stores into Best Buy outlets.
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Olympic 400m runner Barnaby dies

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 14:19

Canadian Olympic 400m runner Daundre Barnaby dies in a swimming accident on the Caribbean island of St Kitts, aged 24.
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Wambach desperate for World Cup win

Saturday, March 28th 2015, 12:59
related countries: United States United States

Abby Wambach says she would swap all her individual accolades to win a World Cup with the USA in Canada this summer.
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Blackberry posts profit for quarter

Friday, March 27th 2015, 13:44

Canadian mobile phone firm Blackberry posts better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings. but its revenues showed a larger-than-expected drop.
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Celine Dion set for Las Vegas return

Thursday, March 26th 2015, 12:39

Canadian singer Celine Dion is returning to the stage in Las Vegas, a year after she put her career on hold "indefinitely" for health and family reasons.
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Two convicted of Canada train plot

Saturday, March 21st 2015, 4:39
related places: Toronto

A Canadian court convicts two terror suspects over a plot to attack a train from New York to Toronto.
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Woman killed by whale off Mexico

Thursday, March 12th 2015, 10:41
related countries: Mexico Mexico
related places: Baja California

A Canadian woman dies after a grey whale crashes into a tourist boat off Baja California Sur on Mexico's Pacific Coast.
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Jump in measles cases in Canada

Wednesday, March 11th 2015, 22:15
related places: Quebec

Canada health officials have confirmed 119 cases of measles among adults and children in a Quebec town, linked to an 2014 outbreak in Disneyland.
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