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Canada lottery jackpot won with numbers from a dream

Thursday, January 5th 2017, 0:25

A Canadian woman whose lottery numbers came to her in a dream 30 years ago wins the jackpot.
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Montreal restaurant Marche Ferdous warms hearts with free meals policy

Wednesday, January 4th 2017, 15:09

A Canadian restaurant wins thousands of fans after quietly giving away meals to the poor and hungry.
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Drunk pilot arrested in Canadian cockpit before take-off

Sunday, January 1st 2017, 21:36

A pilot who was drunk in the cockpit of an airliner is arrested shortly before take-off in Canada.
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We're awesome, eh?

Saturday, December 31st 2016, 0:43

The past year saw an explosion in Canadian fan culture.
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Project Naming: Adding indigenous names to Canada's history

Monday, December 26th 2016, 1:29

Since 2002, Library and Archives Canada has been trying to identify unknown indigenous people in historical photos.
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Filipino favourite

Friday, December 16th 2016, 0:54
related places: Winnipeg

Hundreds queue in the Canadian winter for Filipino fast food chain Jollibee's opening in Winnipeg.
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Joe Biden: World needs Canada 'very badly'

Friday, December 9th 2016, 17:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ottawa

The US vice-president tells an Ottawa audience the world needs "genuine leaders" like Canada PM Justin Trudeau.
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Toronto boy planned attack on massacre anniversary - police

Wednesday, December 7th 2016, 23:32
related places: Montreal

A Canadian teen is charged with planning to attack a school on the anniversary of a Montreal massacre.
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Canada's Justin Trudeau has tearful reunion with Syrian refugee

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 19:31
related countries: Syria Syria

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wiped away tears at a reunion with a Syrian refugee who he welcomed at Toronto Pearson International airport last year.
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Outrage as 'lock her up' chant hits Canada

Tuesday, December 6th 2016, 18:14
related countries: United States United States

Lawmakers condemn protesters who made US-style "lock her up" chants about unpopular Alberta Premier Rachel Notley.
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On the money

Monday, December 5th 2016, 21:56

The Bank of Canada have released the name of five women who could go on Canada's money. But will anyone recognise them?
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Six generations

Sunday, December 4th 2016, 21:36

Delighted Canadian Vera Sommerfeld, 96, now heads a family with six generations all alive at once.
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Giant lobster bought by Canadian vegan is set free

Wednesday, November 30th 2016, 12:53

Huge lobster thought to be 100 years old is spared the pot thanks to vegan buyer.
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'Nickelback punishment' for drink drivers

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 16:09

Canadian drink-drivers face a punishment so cruel one person suggested it amounted to torture.
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Canada army: Report reveals widespread sexual abuse

Tuesday, November 29th 2016, 11:38

Canada pledges action after a report reveals widespread sexual abuse in the military.
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Justin Trudeau will not attend Fidel Castro's funeral

Monday, November 28th 2016, 21:10

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will not attend Fidel Castro's funeral
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RCAF pilot killed in CF-18 crash near Cold Lake, Alberta

Monday, November 28th 2016, 20:48
related places: Cold Lake

A Royal Canadian Air Force pilot is killed as a CF-18 fighter jet crashes near Cold Lake, Alberta.
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Stunning sand sculptures on Florida beach

Sunday, November 27th 2016, 9:25
related countries: Atlantic Ocean Atlantic Ocean, Singapore Singapore, United States United States
related places: Florida

Artists from the US, Singapore and Canada to take part in this annual sand art competition on the Atlantic Ocean beach.
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Path to legality

Sunday, November 27th 2016, 0:05

Canada moves ahead with plans to legalise recreational pot but marijuana advocates are sceptical.
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Object found off British Columbia coast not missing nuke

Friday, November 25th 2016, 23:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An object found by a diver was just a piece of machinery, not a missing nuclear bomb, Canada's military says.
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Canada's Marineland faces animal cruelty charges

Friday, November 25th 2016, 22:40

Canada's Marineland amusement park is facing five charges of animal cruelty.
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Polar bear seen petting dog in viral video kills a husky in the same pack

Monday, November 21st 2016, 10:46

The polar bear filmed petting a dog in Canada last week kills another husky in the same pack.
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Confidence and defiance

Monday, November 21st 2016, 0:27

Canadian model Winnie Harlow has become one of the world's most in-demand models, as well as one of the most recognisable.
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Ottawa hate crime attacks investigated

Saturday, November 19th 2016, 20:05

Jewish centres, a mosque and a church are defaced with swastikas and graffiti in Canada's capital.
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'Fart' in parliament: Row blows up in Canada

Saturday, November 19th 2016, 10:07

A Canadian MP is in hot water after she used the word "fart" in parliament, sparking a row.
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Row over Canadian MP's 'fart in the room'

Friday, November 18th 2016, 22:08

From "crook" to "ignoramus", Canada has had its fair share of unparliamentary language.
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Leonard Cohen: Singer died in sleep after fall

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 4:36

Canadian singer Leonard Cohen died in his sleep after a fall during the night, his manager says.
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Canada's new national bird is the gray jay

Thursday, November 17th 2016, 2:11

The diminutive gray jay beat out its more famous feathered friends, such as the Canada goose.
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Justin Trudeau visits Cuba 40 years after father

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 10:41
related countries: Cuba Cuba
related places: Havana

The Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, is in Havana for the start of a tour of Latin America.
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New Zealand earthquake: Warships head to Kaikoura

Wednesday, November 16th 2016, 10:27
related countries: Aruba Aruba, New Zealand New Zealand, United States United States
related places: Kaikoura

US, Canadian and Australian warships are helping to evacuate and supply aid to earthquake-hit Kaikoura.
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Canadian octogenarian digs his own grave

Tuesday, November 15th 2016, 21:35

An 89-year-old Canadian has made headlines for digging his own grave, despite being in good health.
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Toronto flight evades 'drone' in midair

Monday, November 14th 2016, 20:47
related places: Ottawa, Toronto

A Porter Airlines flight from Ottawa to Toronto nearly hit what is believed to have been a drone.
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Mystery as Canadian houseboat washes up on Irish Beach

Monday, November 14th 2016, 14:47
related countries: Ireland Ireland

A houseboat believed to have been built by an environmentalist in Canada has washed up on an Irish beach.
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Leonard Cohen: Canadian singer dead aged 82

Friday, November 11th 2016, 11:18

Canadian singer, songwriter and poet Leonard Cohen dies at the age of 82.
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Trump victory: Views from Canada border

Friday, November 11th 2016, 2:39
related countries: United States United States
related places: Niagara Falls, Trump, President

At the US-Canada border, tourists at Niagara Falls react to President-elect Trump
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Canada pet shop owner not guilty over python child deaths

Thursday, November 10th 2016, 4:26

A jury in Canada acquits a pet shop owner whose python asphyxiated two young boys in 2013.
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Canada's immigration website crashes during US vote

Wednesday, November 9th 2016, 14:07
related countries: United States United States

Increased traffic causes Canada's immigration website to develop a fault, as Donald Trump takes the White House.
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Is the fertility doctor my father?

Sunday, November 6th 2016, 13:16

A Canadian woman and her parents accuse their fertility doctor of creating her with his own sperm.
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Two Italians and a Canadian freed in Libya

Saturday, November 5th 2016, 14:07
related countries: Libya Libya

Three foreign hostages who were kidnapped in Libya in September have been released, officials say.
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Bring back 'he' and 'she'

Friday, November 4th 2016, 23:50

A Canadian university professor has sparked a firestorm by refusing to use alternative gender pronouns
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Canada probes Arctic pinging

Friday, November 4th 2016, 18:48

The Canadian military probes a mysterious Arctic pinging sound, officials tell the BBC.
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Canadian grandmother accused of pirating zombie game

Tuesday, November 1st 2016, 13:21

An 86-year-old woman has denied accusations that she illegally downloaded a shooting video game.
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NHL goalie's 'hell of a game' for cancer-stricken wife

Monday, October 31st 2016, 15:33

Ottawa Senators goalie Craig Anderson helps his team to an emotional victory following his wife's diagnosis with cancer.
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Say Boo

Monday, October 31st 2016, 0:59

Halloween-loving teens are banned from trick-or-treating in one small Canadian town
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