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Toronto helps 'doofy son' find his parked car four days on

Friday, July 21st 2017, 20:24
related countries: United States United States

The Canadian city turned out to help a US gig-goer find his car after he forgot where he left it.
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Granny power

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 23:07

Canada's Grand Challenges projects are using research and ingenuity to tackle global problems.
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Fighting for death

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 23:05

Adam Maier-Clayton had a condition which caused his body to feel severe physical pain. He fought for the right to die in Canada.
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Second Australian senator quits over dual citizenship

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 6:39
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Australia Australia

Australia's first politician to breastfeed in parliament resigns due to her Canadian citizenship.
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US calls for smaller deficits in new NAFTA talks

Tuesday, July 18th 2017, 2:37
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: Trade

Trade gap with Mexico and better market access for its products in Canada are among priorities.
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Canada wildfires: Drone footage shows devastation of blaze

Monday, July 17th 2017, 18:56

Dramatic footage shows the destruction of at least 30 homes by a wildfire in Canada.
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No naked dancing, Canada revellers told

Sunday, July 16th 2017, 9:25

Police warns crowds at a country music festival in Saskatchewan to stay clothed at all times.
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Baby Justin Trudeau meets Canada's prime minister

Sunday, July 16th 2017, 8:26
related countries: Syria Syria

The son of Syrian refugees was named after the politician as a thank you to their adopted country.
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Trudeau tells US governors to ditch 'America First'

Friday, July 14th 2017, 20:54
related countries: United States United States

The first Canadian leader to address the US governors' summit gave a firm rejection of Trumpism.
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Trudeau picks an astronaut for Canada's new governor general

Thursday, July 13th 2017, 19:07

Julie Payette is slated to become Canada's new governor general, after David Johnston retires in the autumn.
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Right whale rescuer: Fisherman Joe Howlett mourned

Wednesday, July 12th 2017, 16:41

A Canadian man who volunteered rescuing whales was killed during an operation.
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Canadian father struck by lightning at daughter's wedding

Wednesday, July 12th 2017, 14:23

A Canadian man survives a lightning strike as he gives a speech at his daughter's wedding.
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Warmer welcome

Wednesday, July 12th 2017, 7:20

Canadian universities are seeing a surge in applications from overseas students.
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Wildfires in Canada's British Columbia prompts state of emergency

Sunday, July 9th 2017, 12:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A state of emergency has been declared in the Canadian province of British Columbia (BC) battles as it battles with over 180 wildfires.
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Canada 'paid $8m' to Omar Khadr, ex-Guantanamo detainee

Friday, July 7th 2017, 17:31

Compensation for the former Guantanamo Bay detainee has ignited controversy in Canada.
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The 78-day stand-off over a golf course

Wednesday, July 5th 2017, 1:54

The land dispute between Canada's indigenous people, also known as Mohawks, and the country's military.
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Ex-Guantanamo detainee Omar Khadr to get apology and pay

Tuesday, July 4th 2017, 17:28

Canadian-born Omar Khadr will also receive pay for abuses he suffered in prison, reports say.
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Taoiseach Varadkar wears Canada socks for Trudeau visit

Tuesday, July 4th 2017, 10:03
related countries: Ireland Ireland

The Taoiseach upstaged PM Justin Trudeau by welcoming him in a pair of novelty Canada socks.
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Canada 150: Trudeau sorry for Alberta speech gaffe

Monday, July 3rd 2017, 18:33

People from Alberta, Canada, lambast PM Justin Trudeau for name-checking every province but theirs.
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Canada's Trudeau in geography blunder

Monday, July 3rd 2017, 18:15

How the prime minister managed to upset four million people during his Canada Day speech.
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Canadian baby 'first without gender designation' on health card

Monday, July 3rd 2017, 13:24

Canadian parent wants to keep child's sex off records and allow them to discover their own gender.
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Canada 150: Huge crowds celebrate nation's anniversary

Sunday, July 2nd 2017, 4:49
related places: Ottawa

PM Justin Trudeau kicked off events to mark 150 years since Canada officially became a country.
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Canada Day: Time-lapse captures 'largest living maple leaf'

Saturday, July 1st 2017, 22:09

Thousands create the national symbol of Canada for the country's 150th celebrations.
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The quiet life in Tilt Cove, Canada's smallest town

Thursday, June 29th 2017, 23:02
related places: Tilt Cove

Welcome to the smallest town in Canada, Tilt Cove in Newfoundland and Labrador, which has a population of just four people.
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LGBT purge

Saturday, June 24th 2017, 23:50

During the Cold War, hundreds of gay men and lesbians in Canada lost government and military jobs because of their sexual orientation. They are about to get an apology.
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Michigan airport suspect tried to buy a gun, says FBI

Thursday, June 22nd 2017, 22:06
related countries: United States United States

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing in both Canada and the United States.
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Canadian sniper 'kills IS militant two miles away'

Thursday, June 22nd 2017, 15:44

The bullet travelled 3,540m and took almost 10 seconds to reach its target, military sources say.
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Sea of troubles

Thursday, June 22nd 2017, 14:48

It's been 25 years since Canada declared a moratorium on northern cod. Is it ready for its return?
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Tim Hague: Former UFC fighter dies aged 34 after knockout in boxing bout

Monday, June 19th 2017, 6:51

Former UFC fighter Tim Hague dies aged 34 after being knocked out in a boxing bout in Canada on Friday.
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Hate crime reports increase slightly in Canada

Tuesday, June 13th 2017, 16:39

The 5% increase in 2015 was driven mainly by incidents targeting Muslims, Arabs or West Asians.
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Hawaiian pizza inventor Sam Panopoulos dies aged 83

Friday, June 9th 2017, 21:05
related countries: Greece Greece

The Greek immigrant to Canada created the pizza topping in a flight of fancy in the 1960s.
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Bald eagles adopt 'mortal enemy' baby red-tailed hawk

Friday, June 9th 2017, 17:23

The baby hawk in Canada may have to defend itself once its siblings grow in size.
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Outrage after rapist jailed with victim

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 15:30

The aboriginal woman in Canada was jailed alongside her attacker and forced to testify in shackles.
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London attack victim Chrissy Archibald's legacy of generosity

Wednesday, June 7th 2017, 9:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

People are making donations to food banks and shelters to honour the Canadian woman's memory.
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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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