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Sexist slur inflames Canada village school's dress code row

Tuesday, June 6th 2017, 21:35
related countries: Maldives Maldives
related places: Male

Male students use an offensive acronym in a note about girls' attire in an Alberta school.
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Poison pill

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 23:50

A Canadian doctor says one short letter managed to convince doctors that opioids were safe.
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Syria: Former model turned soldier returns to battle

Friday, June 2nd 2017, 6:50

Canadian former model Hanna Tiger Böhman joined the Kurdish all-female military units, the YPJ, to fight so-called Islamic State.
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Roadkill rescue

Wednesday, May 31st 2017, 10:37

One of the world's worst hotspots for roadkill in Canada is helped by a project that cuts animal deaths by almost 90%.
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Canadian politicians row over rubber duck

Tuesday, May 30th 2017, 20:07

The 15-metre high inflatable ducky is part of Canada's 150th anniversary festivities.
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Sea lion attack: Girl treated over 'seal finger' risk

Friday, May 26th 2017, 10:53

The girl dragged into water by a sea lion in Canada is treated with antibiotics to avert infection.
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Sweden beat Canada to win ice hockey world title

Sunday, May 21st 2017, 23:57

The Scandinavians triumphed in a dramatic penalty shootout, dethroning last year's winners.
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Canada's Justin Trudeau photobombs students' prom picture

Sunday, May 21st 2017, 10:51
related places: Vancouver

Vancouver students in their formalwear spot the Canadian PM out for a jog.
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'Lady Cynthia' rhododendron bush puts Canada town on the map

Friday, May 19th 2017, 15:17
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Ladysmith

Ladysmith, British Columbia, is proud of its giant rhododendron, which is over a century old.
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau brings his toddler to work

Saturday, May 13th 2017, 12:21

Canada's leader and the internet's favourite politician strikes publicity gold... again.
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Floods hit Canada's Montreal

Monday, May 8th 2017, 6:48
related places: Montreal

The floods have affected the city and nearby towns.
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Canada floods: Montreal declares state of emergency

Monday, May 8th 2017, 4:44
related places: Montreal, Quebec

Nearly 1,900 homes have already been flooded across Quebec province, in Canada's east.
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Extreme fandom

Monday, May 8th 2017, 0:40
related countries: Japan Japan

The Canadian stories have become a feminist touchstone in Japan and inspired their own Japanese cultural spinoffs.
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Syria refugees in Canada name their baby Justin Trudeau

Saturday, May 6th 2017, 20:41
related countries: Syria Syria

A Syrian couple show their gratitude to Canada's prime minister for giving them a new home.
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Argentine climber rescued off Mt Logan after quake and avalanche

Friday, May 5th 2017, 8:50
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Natalia Martínez had been trapped by heavy snow and high winds on Canada's Mt Logan, her team say.
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Woman who helps thirsty pigs evades jail

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 21:33

The Canadian animal rights activist says the decision confirms that "compassion is not a crime".
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Liam Neeson surprises Canadian restaurant

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 15:42

The star delights staff at a Canadian sandwich shop after it offers him a free meal.
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Argentine climber stranded on Canada's highest peak

Thursday, May 4th 2017, 15:26
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Bad weather hampers the rescue of an Argentine climber stuck after earthquakes and avalanches.
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Canada woman 'denied pedicure over size'

Wednesday, May 3rd 2017, 22:33
related places: Winnipeg

Kimberly Adie says she was left shaken and in tears after a Winnipeg nail salon turned her away.
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Trump won't scrap Nafta trade deal 'at this time'

Thursday, April 27th 2017, 5:40
related countries: Mexico Mexico

President Trump seeks to renegotiate the trade deal with Canada and Mexico, rather than abandon it.
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Spilt milk

Wednesday, April 26th 2017, 18:00

President Trump has slapped tariffs on Canadian lumber - now he's going after their dairy farmers. Why?
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Labradoodle Cooper reunited with owner after boarding wrong flight

Friday, April 21st 2017, 23:17

Cooper sparked a major hunt after a mix-up at an airport in Canada but has been reunited with his owner.
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What's made Canada's Slims River disappear?

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 15:52

What's made this river in Canada disappear? Geoscientist Daniel Shugar explains.
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Vast iceberg looms over Canada's Newfoundland coast

Thursday, April 20th 2017, 12:47

The iceberg has attracted tourists and created a few problems for local fishermen.
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Canadian woman faces human smuggling charges

Wednesday, April 19th 2017, 22:50

Police say they seized "a significant amount of cash" after searching her home.
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Iceberg tourists flock to Newfoundland town

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 20:27

A new resident off the coast of a Canadian town has turned it into a cool tourist spot.
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Slims River: Climate change causes 'river piracy' in Canada's Yukon

Tuesday, April 18th 2017, 17:48

When a team of scientists went to the Yukon to study the Slims River, all they found was a "skinny lake".
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United Airlines passenger 'stung by scorpion' on flight

Friday, April 14th 2017, 12:25

The alleged incident occurred on the same day a passenger was dragged off a different United flight.
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Stung by scorpion on United Airlines plane in Canada

Friday, April 14th 2017, 9:39
related places: Calgary, Houston

Richard Bell describes how a scorpion fell on his head during a United Airlines flight.
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'Cold and beautiful'

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 23:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Readers cite whisky and curling high up on the list of why Scotland and Canada should join forces.
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Malala is 'humbled' by honorary Canadian citizenship

Wednesday, April 12th 2017, 20:45

The Nobel Peace prize laureate tells Canadians to advocate for more female education funds.
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Vimy Ridge centenary: Thousands of Canadians mark battle's anniversary

Sunday, April 9th 2017, 16:13
related countries: France France

The WW1 battle in northern France is seen as a formative event in Canada's history.
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Canadian couple wins lottery for the third time

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 16:28

The couple took home their largest prize yet, a C$8.2m jackpot.
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Child sex abuser Henry Clarke tracked down to Canada

Wednesday, April 5th 2017, 9:28

The serial paedophile admitted his crimes to police in 1985 but has never been brought to justice.
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Canada's Trudeau ready for rematch of fight with Perry

Sunday, April 2nd 2017, 17:28

Canadian Prime Minister challenges Friends actor after talk show confession.
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Canada comes online

Wednesday, March 29th 2017, 21:23

Canada is experiencing an influx of funding for AI research and commercialisation.
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Health and wealth

Tuesday, March 28th 2017, 23:49

A new study says Canadian cystic fibrosis patients live 10 years longer than Americans.
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Huge gold coin worth $1m stolen from museum

Monday, March 27th 2017, 19:23
related countries: Germany Germany

A Canadian coin, nicknamed the "big maple leaf", has been stolen from behind bulletproof glass in Germany.
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Best friends become first to co-parent in Canada

Wednesday, March 22nd 2017, 0:16

Two best friends make legal history in Canada by becoming the first to co-parent.
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Drunk pilot faces prison sentence after pleading guilty

Tuesday, March 21st 2017, 23:31

A pilot found drunk in the cockpit of a Canadian airliner on New Year's Eve faces a year in prison.
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No cardboard cut-outs of Trudeau, Canada diplomats told

Tuesday, March 21st 2017, 13:14

Canada's diplomatic missions told to stop using cut-outs of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at events.
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Teacher from Canadian Inuit school wins $1m global prize

Sunday, March 19th 2017, 17:04

The winner of the Global Teacher Prize speaks of the problem of youth suicide among Inuits.
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US tourists found dead after Canada avalanche

Friday, March 17th 2017, 21:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alberta

The bodies of two US tourists are recovered after an avalanche in an Alberta national park.
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Amanda Todd case: Accused Dutch man jailed for cyberbullying

Thursday, March 16th 2017, 16:38
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A Dutch man sentenced to 11 years for cyberbullying is facing extradition to Canada for similar charges.
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Intimate habits

Wednesday, March 15th 2017, 17:43

A Canadian sex-toy maker has been accused of tracking data on customers' intimate habits.
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