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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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Over-age Canadian basketball player held

Friday, April 29th 2016, 22:09
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A South Sudanese immigrant and prominent high school basketball player in Canada has been arrested after the revelation that his age may be closer to 29 and not 17, officials say.
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VIDEO: Fire rips through Canada rail bridge

Wednesday, April 27th 2016, 22:03

Fire engulfs a rail trestle bridge in Mayerthorpe in the Canadian province of Alberta.
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Trudeau outrage at Philippines murder

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 9:32
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemns the beheading of a Canadian hostage kidnapped by Islamist militants in the Philippines.
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Canadian hostage killed in Philippines

Tuesday, April 26th 2016, 2:23
related countries: Philippines Philippines

A Canadian man held captive by Islamist militants for months in the Philippines is killed, in an act Prime Minister Justin Trudeau calls "coldblooded murder".
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Canadian senator cleared of corruption

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 20:51

A judge has cleared Canadian Senator Mike Duffy of all 31 charges in a corruption case.
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Thursday, April 21st 2016, 1:24

The Canadian government will introduce legislation next year that would make the sale of marijuana legal, its health minister says.
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VIDEO: Dramatic fire tornado in Canada

Tuesday, April 19th 2016, 15:22

Footage posted to social media shows a brush fire developing into a fire tornado within seconds.
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VIDEO: Justin Trudeau meets quantum challenge

Saturday, April 16th 2016, 7:57

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confounded a reporter, who questioned his knowledge, by accurately describing the physics behind quantum computing.
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VIDEO: How do Monarch butterflies navigate?

Friday, April 15th 2016, 4:11
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: Monarch

Scientists in the United States say they have solved one of nature's great navigation mysteries, how Monarch butterflies migrate all the way from Canada to Mexico.
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Butterfly migration mystery solved

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 21:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Scientists solve the navigation mystery of one of nature's most famous journeys - the migration of monarch butterflies from Canada to Mexico.
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Canada moves to rule out suicide tourism

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 16:22

A long awaited assisted-suicide bill has been put before Canada's Parliament that protects doctors, but with a proviso that prevents foreigners coming to die.
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US jails trouser turtle smuggler

Tuesday, April 12th 2016, 22:20
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian man stopped at the US border with 51 live turtles hidden in his trousers has been jailed for nearly five years for smuggling.
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Canada's 'Black Widow' in trouble again

Tuesday, April 12th 2016, 20:11

A Canadian woman dubbed the "Black Widow" after a series of convictions involving male partners is charged with violating the terms of her latest release.
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Canada emergency over suicide attempts

Monday, April 11th 2016, 16:55

Eleven members of an indigenous community in Canada attempt to take their own lives in one day in what PM Justin Trudeau describes as "heartbreaking".
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Conservatives retain Saskatchewan

Tuesday, April 5th 2016, 7:12

The conservative Saskatchewan Party sweeps to a third consecutive victory as the Canadian province held elections.
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Canada plane dead include Jean Lapierre

Wednesday, March 30th 2016, 2:06
related places: Quebec

Seven people, including Canadian ex-minister Jean Lapierre, have died in a plane crash on an island off the east coast of Quebec.
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Why Rob Ford was a typical Canadian

Wednesday, March 23rd 2016, 5:09
related places: Toronto

Why the former mayor of Toronto was a typical Canadian
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Trudeau: More spending to lift economy

Wednesday, March 23rd 2016, 1:12

Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau's Liberal government delivers its first budget, hoping to spur the fragile economy with government spending.
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Is this Canada's most dangerous woman?

Saturday, March 19th 2016, 0:34

Canada police warn elderly men as killer goes free
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VIDEO: Trudeau: 'I'll keep saying I'm a feminist'

Thursday, March 17th 2016, 17:13

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will continue saying he is a feminist "until it is met with a shrug."
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Canada's PM toasts 'sibling' Obama

Friday, March 11th 2016, 5:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jokes with President Barack Obama at a White House dinner during a rare official visit by a Canadian leader.
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Sick MP is 'speaker for a day' in Canada

Wednesday, March 9th 2016, 23:08

Liberal Member of Parliament Mauril Belanger, diagnosed with ALS last year, is "speaker for a day" in the Canadian House of Commons.
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VIDEO: Katherine Ryan: No-one safe from Trump

Friday, March 4th 2016, 15:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan said nobody would be safe if Donald Trump was elected as US president - not even ''white Canadians.''
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A new life in Canada for Syrian refugees

Friday, March 4th 2016, 0:23
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria refugees start life in a new home
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Canada PM Trudeau joins gay pride march

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 20:45
related places: Toronto

Canada's Justin Trudeau is to become one of the first world leaders to take part in a gay pride march, say organisers of the Toronto event.
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Canadian serial killer book withdrawn

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 8:14

A memoir apparently written by a Canadian serial killer is withdrawn by the publisher hours after going on sale online.
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'Unauthorised trousers' kill zoo otter

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 11:41

Canadian zoo staff disciplined after animal drowns inside pair of trousers.
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Canada unsure of number of missing women

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 7:34

The number of missing or murdered indigenous women in Canada since 1980 may be as high as 4,000, not 1,200 as previously cited, the government says.
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Rubio campaign mistakes Canada for US

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 15:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Vancouver, America

US presidential candidate Marco Rubio releases a new advert promising a return to "morning in America," but the ad has the sun rising on the Canadian city of Vancouver.
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Man missing 30 years remembers identity

Friday, February 12th 2016, 16:02

A Canadian man who suffered a head injury and went missing for 30 years is set to be reunited with his family after remembering his identity.
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German arm of Maple Bank shut down

Sunday, February 7th 2016, 15:15
related countries: Germany Germany

The German arm of Canada's Maple Bank is closed by German authorities over concerns about its financial position.
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Landmark deal for Canada rainforest

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016, 0:39

Indigenous tribes, timber firms and environmental groups in western Canada hail a deal to protect one of the world's largest temperate rainforests.
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Canada radio host in sex assault trial

Monday, February 1st 2016, 18:45

Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio host Jian Ghomeshi goes on trial on charges of sexual assault and choking.
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