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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 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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China spies 'hacked Canada agency'

Tuesday, July 29th 2014, 20:02
related countries: China China

A prominent Canadian government research organisation has been attacked by Chinese hackers, the government says.
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Polar bear 'too old' for Canada move

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014, 10:42
related countries: Argentina Argentina

An elderly, "depressed" polar bear is to stay in Argentina because he is too old, a zoo decides, rejecting a petition to move him to Canada.
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DJ Kasem's body moved in family feud

Monday, July 21st 2014, 15:17
related countries: United States United States

The body of late US DJ Casey Kasem is transported to Canada amid a bitter family feud, a month after the star's death.
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Petition to move 'sad' bear to Canada

Friday, July 18th 2014, 16:28
related countries: Argentina Argentina

Nearly 200,000 people sign a petition to get a despondent polar bear moved from an Argentina zoo to Canada.
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Canadian senator faces fraud charges

Thursday, July 17th 2014, 17:29

Canadian authorities lay 31 charges, including bribery and fraud, against Senator Mike Duffy in an ongoing expenses row.
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Bieber gets two years' probation

Wednesday, July 9th 2014, 23:38

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is sentenced to two years' probation and community service over the egging of his neighbour's home in California.
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Storm Arthur hits south-east Canada

Sunday, July 6th 2014, 3:39
related places: Arthur

Post-tropical storm Arthur, weakened from a hurricane, batters south-east Canada leaving more than 200,000 homes and businesses without power.
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Kvitova wins second Wimbledon title

Saturday, July 5th 2014, 14:07

Petra Kvitova thrashes Canada's Eugenie Bouchard for the loss of just three games to win her second Wimbledon title.
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Bouchard to face Kvitova in final

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 15:51

Eugenie Bouchard is Canada's first Grand Slam singles finalist at Wimbledon, where she will face Petra Kvitova on Saturday.
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Drake drops out of Wireless Festival

Thursday, July 3rd 2014, 11:16

Canadian musician Drake announces that he won't be headlining Wireless Festival this weekend because of ill health.
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Rob Ford: I've used nearly all drugs

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 21:27

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has told Canadian media he was "born an alcoholic" and had used "every drug you can probably think of".
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Bouchard to face Halep in semi-final

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014, 13:15
related places: Bouchard

Third seed Simona Halep will face 13th seed Eugenie Bouchard in the women's singles semi-finals at Wimbledon.
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Bouchard powers into quarter-finals

Monday, June 30th 2014, 15:15

Canada's Eugenie Bouchard beats Serena Williams's conqueror Alize Cornet to reach the Wimbledon quarter-finals.
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Canadian is second-ever top NBA pick

Friday, June 27th 2014, 1:50

Ontarian Andrew Wiggins becomes the second-ever Canadian to be picked first in the NBA's annual player selection, after Anthony Bennett last year.
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Canada court expands land rights

Friday, June 27th 2014, 1:28

Canada's Supreme Court dramatically expands First Nations' ability to gain control of traditional lands.
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GM halts sales of Cruze over airbags

Thursday, June 26th 2014, 4:18
related countries: United States United States

General Motors tells dealers in the US and Canada to halt sales of some Chevrolet Cruze cars due to a potential problem with the airbag.
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Canada airlift prisoners recaptured

Sunday, June 22nd 2014, 16:01
related places: Montreal, Quebec

Canadian police recapture three prisoners in Montreal who escaped by helicopter from a jail outside Quebec City.
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Canada approves huge oil pipeline

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 23:11
related places: Pacific

Canada has conditionally approved a pipeline to bring crude from the Alberta oil sands to the country's Pacific coast over heavy criticism.
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Pipeline fight for Canada's 'soul'

Tuesday, June 17th 2014, 16:51

Is planned pipeline key to future or dangerous break from past?
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Cotter expects better from Scotland

Thursday, June 12th 2014, 21:24
related countries: Japan Japan, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter eyes an improved display against a Canada side hurting from their defeat by Japan.
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US senator drops Canada citizenship

Wednesday, June 11th 2014, 2:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Texas

Canadian-born Republican US Senator Ted Cruz of Texas has renounced his Canadian citizenship, an aide says.
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Canada's cancelled visa programme

Tuesday, June 10th 2014, 21:02
related countries: China China

Anger in China as Canada cancels visa programme
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Winning feels weird, says Ricciardo

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 23:44

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo says it felt "weird" to take his maiden Formula 1 win at the Canadian Grand Prix.
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Ricciardo wins thrilling Canadian GP

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 19:47

Red Bull's Daniel Ricciardo passes Nico Rosberg's Mercedes with two laps to go to win a thrilling Canadian Grand Prix.
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Canada inmates escape by helicopter

Sunday, June 8th 2014, 7:29
related places: Quebec

Police in eastern Canada are searching for three prisoners who used a helicopter to escape from a Quebec jail on Saturday evening.
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Missing pole doesn't hurt - Hamilton

Saturday, June 7th 2014, 20:41
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Lewis Hamilton says he is still "upbeat" about Sunday's Canadian Grand Prix despite losing out on pole position.
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Rosberg beats Hamilton to pole

Saturday, June 7th 2014, 18:12
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Hamilton

Nico Rosberg edges Mercedes team-mate Lewis Hamilton to take pole position at the Canadian Grand Prix.
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Hamilton heads Massa in Canada

Saturday, June 7th 2014, 15:10
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Mercedes' Lewis Hamilton heads Williams' Felipe Massa in final practice at the Canadian Grand Prix.
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Man charged with Moncton murders

Friday, June 6th 2014, 21:19
related places: Moncton

A Canadian man accused of killing three police officers and wounding two others in Moncton, New Brunswick, is charged with three counts of murder.
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Hamilton on top in second practice

Friday, June 6th 2014, 19:50
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Montreal

Britain's Lewis Hamilton leads Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg in second practice at the Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal.
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Alonso beats Mercedes in practice

Friday, June 6th 2014, 15:41

Fernando Alonso springs a surprise by setting the pace ahead of the Mercedes in first practice at the Canadian Grand Prix.
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Man arrested over Canada shootings

Friday, June 6th 2014, 11:51
related places: Moncton

Canadian police arrest a man suspected of killing three policemen and wounding two in Moncton, New Brunswick, after a day-long manhunt.
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Lockdown continues in Canada city

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 20:05
related places: Moncton

The Canadian city of Moncton remains on lockdown as authorities hunt for a man accused of shooting five police officers, killing three.
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Manhunt as police shot in Canada

Thursday, June 5th 2014, 10:41
related places: Moncton

A manhunt is under way in the Canadian city of Moncton, New Brunswick, after a gunman kills three police officers and wounds two more.
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Missing couple in 'Taliban' video

Wednesday, June 4th 2014, 21:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

An American woman and a Canadian man who went missing in Afghanistan in 2012 are shown captive on videos released by their families.
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Bieber caught telling racist joke

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 13:49

The Canadian singer is seen on video in 2011 telling the joke to friends.
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Priests and nun 'freed in Cameroon'

Sunday, June 1st 2014, 12:59
related countries: Cameroon Cameroon, Italy Italy

Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun seized in April by gunmen in Cameroon have been freed, Cameroon officials say.
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