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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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Infant bodies found in Canada locker

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 20:15
related places: Winnipeg

The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.
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Canada hit-and-run man 'radicalised'

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 11:33

A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.
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Drifting fuel ship towed from coast

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 9:04
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 135-metre Russian container ship drifting powerless with hundreds of tons of fuel on board is being towed away from the Canada coast.
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Police resume 1985 search for girl

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 16:26

Police in Ontario, Canada, have resumed the search for Nicole Morin, a schoolgirl who went missing nearly 30 years ago.
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VIDEO: Freight train derails and catches fire

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 15:19

A train derailed in Canada on Tuesday causing some of the hazardous material it was carrying to set on fire
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Canada approves anti-IS air strikes

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 2:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Canada's parliament votes to allow the country's military to join the US-led campaign of air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq.
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Top Chile court orders halt to mine

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 22:46
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile's supreme court halts work on a gold and copper mine owned by the Canadian conglomerate, Goldcorp, until indigenous communities are consulted.
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Canada to join anti-IS air strikes

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 17:28

Canada plans to join the US-led campaign of air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq, its government says.
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Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 15:11

A shipwreck recently found in north Canada is identified as HMS Erebus - lost in Sir John Franklin's famous Victorian-era Northwest Passage voyage.
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Canada body parts murder trial opens

Monday, September 29th 2014, 14:03
related places: Montreal

The trial of a Canadian man accused of killing his lover and sending parts of his body in the post to political figures opens in Montreal.
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Cuba jails Canadian executive

Sunday, September 28th 2014, 1:42
related countries: Cuba Cuba

A court in Cuba sentences the president of a Canadian transport company to 15 years in jail and seizes assets worth $100m (£62m).
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EU and Canada detail trade deal

Friday, September 26th 2014, 16:30

EU and Canadian leaders have announced a trade agreement, but it could still come unstuck.
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GM recalls cars over brake defect

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 21:35
related countries: United States United States

American car giant General Motors recalls more than 220,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to a brake defect.
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Russian jets intercepted off Alaska

Friday, September 19th 2014, 23:40
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Alaska

Six Russian fighter jets are intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials confirm.
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Fabled Franklin Arctic ship found

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 18:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic more than 160 years ago has been found, Canada's prime minister says.
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Justin Bieber assault charge dropped

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 0:21
related places: Toronto

Canadian prosecutors drop an assault charge against pop star Justin Bieber stemming from an alleged 2013 attack on a limo driver in Toronto.
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VIDEO: Nine-year-old steals bus in Canada

Monday, September 8th 2014, 9:21

A nine-year-old boy drove an unattended bus and hit two other vehicles in central Canada.
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Hesjedal wins as Froome fights back

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 16:37

Canada's Ryder Hesjedal wins stage 14 of the Vuelta a Espana as Chris Froome moves up to third in the overall standings.
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Toronto Film Festival kicks off

Friday, September 5th 2014, 4:48

Robert Downey Jr drama The Judge opens the 39th Toronto International Film Festival in Canada, where 300 films will be screened over 11 days.
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Standard Life sells Canadian business

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 0:31

Standard Life is selling its Canadian business to local insurer Manulife Financial for $4bn Canadian dollars ($3.7bn; £2.2bn) in cash.
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VIDEO: Justin Bieber charged with assault

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 11:20

Justin Bieber has been arrested and charged with assault and dangerous driving following an incident in Ontario, Canada.
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Justin Bieber charged with assault

Tuesday, September 2nd 2014, 16:41

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is charged with assault and dangerous driving after crashing his quad bike into a minivan.
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Canada, Russia in Twitter map fight

Thursday, August 28th 2014, 19:28
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia responds to a Canadian geography lesson
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Burger King and Tim Hortons to merge

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 20:30

Burger King confirms that it plans to merge with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
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Burger King and Tim Hortons in talks

Tuesday, August 26th 2014, 5:53

Burger King says it is in takeover talks with Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and doughnut chain.
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Canada MP quits party over Gaza

Thursday, August 21st 2014, 18:24
related countries: Israel Israel
related places: Quebec

A Canadian MP from Quebec quits the New Democratic Party, objecting to what she said was the party leader's pro-Israel stance on the conflict in Gaza.
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Break-in at Canada party leader home

Monday, August 18th 2014, 18:54

Canadian police investigate a break-in at the home of Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau, as he considers requesting a security detail.
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England win Women's Rugby World Cup

Sunday, August 17th 2014, 19:53

England beat Canada 21-9 in Paris to win the Women's Rugby World Cup for the first time in 20 years.
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Clark aims for World Cup glory

Saturday, August 16th 2014, 12:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Prop Rochelle Clark says England are confident of winning their first World Cup for 20 years as they face Canada in the final on Sunday.
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The 'Prince of Pot' returns

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 22:00

A cannabis exile returns home to his native Canada
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Bieber pleads guilty in Florida case

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 19:03

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has pleaded guilty to careless driving and resisting arrest in a deal that avoided a drugged-driving conviction.
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Canada to give WHO Ebola vaccine

Wednesday, August 13th 2014, 4:45

Canada says it will donate up to 1,000 doses of an experimental Ebola vaccine to help battle the disease's outbreak in West Africa.
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Moncton police killer pleads guilty

Monday, August 11th 2014, 22:15
related places: Moncton

A Canadian man accused of killing three police officers in June in Moncton, New Brunswick, has pleaded guilty to all charges.
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England 13-13 Canada

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 17:13
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

England qualify for the semi-finals after a dramatic draw with Canada, a result which eliminates defending champions New Zealand.
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Canada launches Arctic seabed quest

Saturday, August 9th 2014, 0:58

Canada launches a mission to map the Arctic seabed to support its claim for oil-rich undersea territory up to the North Pole.
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Canada and EU agree trade deal

Wednesday, August 6th 2014, 8:26
related countries: United States United States

Canada and the EU agree the final text for a free trade agreement that could provide a blueprint for a deal between the EU and US.
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China 'investigating Canada couple'

Tuesday, August 5th 2014, 9:49
related countries: China China
related places: Dandong

Chinese authorities are investigating a Dandong-based Canadian couple on suspicion of stealing state secrets, state media say.
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Canada sets oyster-shucking record

Friday, August 1st 2014, 14:54
related countries: France France

Canadian teams breaks an oyster-shucking record set by a French team 12 years ago.
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