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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

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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Dallaire to leave Canadian Senate

Thursday, May 29th 2014, 21:22
related countries: Rwanda Rwanda

Retired Gen Romeo Dallaire, the commander of UN peacekeeping forces in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, says he will resign from the Canadian Senate.
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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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