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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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Canada: news

VIDEO: Bear rescues cub with a roadside lift

Wednesday, May 21st 2014, 23:23
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Storm chaser Ricky Forbes filmed a straying bear cub being lifted out of danger from the side of a busy highway as he was driving through Kootenay National Park in British Columbia in Canada.
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'Missing' Canadian dogs died in heat

Tuesday, May 20th 2014, 22:18

A Canadian dogwalker admits six dogs in her care died of heatstroke in the back of her vehicle after previously saying they had been stolen.
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Valeant to improve Botox firm bid

Tuesday, May 13th 2014, 17:25
related countries: United States United States

Canada's Valeant Pharmaceuticals says it plans to improve its unsolicited $47bn offer to buy US drugmaker Allergan, maker of the Botox anti-wrinkle treatment.
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UN: Indigenous Canadians 'in crisis'

Monday, May 12th 2014, 21:12

Canada faces a "crisis" over the living conditions of its aboriginal residents, the UN special rapporteur for the rights of indigenous peoples says.
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Reliance and BP in India arbitration

Monday, May 12th 2014, 3:46
related countries: India India, United Kingdom United Kingdom

India's Reliance Industries, UK oil giant BP and Canada's Niko file an arbitration notice against the Indian government over gas prices.
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Canada to extradite on bride killing

Friday, May 9th 2014, 23:27
related countries: India India

The mother and uncle of a Canadian woman killed 14 years ago have been ordered extradited to India in stand trial in her alleged "honour killing".
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Canada 'sees little job growth'

Friday, May 9th 2014, 16:16

The Canadian economy shed 29,000 jobs in April and has seen little overall employment growth since August, according to a new government report.
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Bear kills Canadian energy worker

Thursday, May 8th 2014, 14:52

An energy company worker has been killed by a black bear at a base in the tar sands region of the Canadian province of Alberta, Suncor Energy says.
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Canadian author Farley Mowat dies

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 20:20

One of Canada's best-loved writers, Farley Mowat - author of Never Cry Wolf - has died, aged 92, at his home in Ontario.
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VIDEO: Canada geese slow US traffic to crawl

Wednesday, May 7th 2014, 6:36
related countries: United States United States

A family of Canada geese has caused traffic disruption by wandering onto a busy road.
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Toronto mayor 'turned back' from US

Tuesday, May 6th 2014, 19:55
related countries: United States United States

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford turned back from the US shortly after he said he was entering rehab for substance abuse last week, Canadian media say.
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Crisp sales for Mackie's in Canada

Sunday, May 4th 2014, 0:41
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scottish crisp producer Mackie's reports a six-fold increase in annual export sales to Canada.
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Museum to take 'exploding' whales

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 20:58

Canada's Royal Ontario Museum will take two blue whale carcasses that washed up on the coast of western Newfoundland.
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News Corp buys 'bodice ripper' house

Friday, May 2nd 2014, 19:02

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation pays $415m for Harlequin, a Canadian publisher of 'bodice ripper' romance fiction.
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Two dead in Canadian mill shooting

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 20:58
related places: Vancouver

Two people have died and two are injured after a former employee opened fire at a lumber mill in British Columbia.
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VIDEO: Fears of exploding whale deflate

Wednesday, April 30th 2014, 18:57

The carcass of a blue whale that washed up on the shore of a Canadian town has deflated slightly, allaying fears that it could explode.
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Canada orders sex misconduct review

Friday, April 25th 2014, 22:16

Canada's military orders an internal review after publication of a report showing sexual assault is rampant in the country's armed forces.
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Canada court rejects Senate reform

Friday, April 25th 2014, 21:23

The Canadian Supreme Court unanimously rejects the Harper government's plan to reform or abolish the Canadian Senate.
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Agreement reached on deep sea mining

Friday, April 25th 2014, 11:11
related countries: Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea

Plans for the world's first mine in the deep ocean move significantly closer to reality after a Canadian firm strikes a deal with Papua New Guinea.
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Canada to drop 'flawed' rail tankers

Thursday, April 24th 2014, 3:00
related places: Lac-Megantic

Canada says it will phase out the type of rail tankers involved in the deadly train derailment in Lac-Megantic last July.
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Calgary killing suspect's dad speaks

Friday, April 18th 2014, 14:39
related places: Calgary

The father of a man suspected of stabbing to death five people in the Canadian city of Calgary says his son was a "great kid" with a bright future.
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Charges over Todd cyber-bullying

Friday, April 18th 2014, 11:09
related countries: Netherlands Netherlands

A man is charged in the Netherlands in connection with the suicide of Canadian teenager Amanda Todd, who killed herself after cyber bullying.
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First Heartbleed 'hacker' arrested

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 20:56

A 19-year-old Canadian is charged with hacking the Canada Revenue Agency's website, becoming the first arrest over the Heartbleed security breach.
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Calgary stabbing victims mourned

Wednesday, April 16th 2014, 16:22
related places: Calgary

A Calgary university mourns the victims killed on Tuesday in a stabbing attack a police chief has called the Canadian city's worst mass murder.
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VIDEO: Mass stabbing at Canada college party

Tuesday, April 15th 2014, 21:23

Five college student have been killed in a late night knife attack at a house party in Canada.
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Five dead in Calgary party stabbing

Tuesday, April 15th 2014, 21:03
related places: Calgary

The son of a long-serving policeman is arrested in connection with the stabbing death of five people at a house party in Calgary, police in the Canadian city say.
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Heartbleed hackers hit Mumsnet

Monday, April 14th 2014, 18:12

Parenting site Mumsnet and Canada's tax collecting agency say that hackers exploiting the Heartbleed bug have stolen data.
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Royal Canada tour details revealed

Friday, April 11th 2014, 20:06
related places: Cornwall

Details of the Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall's forthcoming tour of Canada - including events to mark the World War One centenary - have been announced.
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Canada mourns ex-finance minister

Friday, April 11th 2014, 19:02

Tributes pour in for former Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty, who passed away just three weeks after resigning from office.
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Liberals head for Quebec victory

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 4:22
related places: Quebec

Quebec's Liberal Party is set to form a majority provincial government, routing the Canadian province's main separatist party.
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Quebec holds provincial elections

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 0:20
related places: Quebec

Polls have closed in the Canadian province of Quebec as the province's main separatist party ends its bid to win a legislative majority.
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Canadian guilty of webcam murder

Monday, April 7th 2014, 23:22
related countries: China China
related places: Toronto

A Toronto man accused of killing a Chinese student whose boyfriend witnessed her last moments via webcam is found guilty of murder.
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Priests and nun kidnapped in Cameroon

Saturday, April 5th 2014, 10:39
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Italy Italy

Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun have been kidnapped by unidentified gunmen in Cameroon, Italy's foreign ministry and media reports say.
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Cybervictim Rehtaeh Parsons's legacy

Tuesday, April 1st 2014, 0:12

Father of a Canadian girl who was bullied into suicide speaks out
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Justin Bieber booed at Juno Awards

Monday, March 31st 2014, 10:19

Pop singer Justin Bieber is booed as he wins the fans' choice prize at Canada's Juno Awards.
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Ebola-like virus seen in Canada man

Tuesday, March 25th 2014, 0:45

A man is in hospital in Canada with symptoms of a haemorrhagic fever resembling Ebola after travelling in west Africa, a health official says.
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Canadian Alberta premier resigns

Thursday, March 20th 2014, 1:06

Alison Redford, premier of the Canadian province of Alberta, announces she will resign after an expenses scandal and unrest within her party.
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