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Fifth Briton named in boat sinking

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 21:50
related places: Stephen

Five Britons who died when a whale-watching boat sank off the coast of western Canada are named as David Thomas, his son Stephen, Jack Slater, Katie Taylor and Nigel Hooker.
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VIDEO: 'We took 10 people off the life raft'

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 19:51

A fisherman who was in the area when a whale-watching boat sank near Tofina, Canada, explains how he managed to rescue some survivors.
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Drug maker gets key investor support

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 18:06

Shares of troubled Canadian drug company Valeant Pharmaceuticals rose on the support of a key shareholder who bought 2 million additional shares.
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Whale boat 'no time to send Mayday'

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 11:52

A whale-watching boat sank so quickly off the coast of Canada - killing five Britons - there was no opportunity to send a Mayday call, its operator says.
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The Weeknd fined for punching cop

Tuesday, October 27th 2015, 11:32

Canadian star The Weeknd avoids jail over claims he punched a police officer in the head.
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Five UK whale-watchers die in Canada

Monday, October 26th 2015, 18:37
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Five Britons were killed when a whale-watching boat carrying 27 people sank off the coast of western Canada, the UK foreign secretary says.
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Five dead as whale-watching boat sinks

Monday, October 26th 2015, 12:25
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A whale-watching boat with 27 people on board has sunk off the coast of western Canada, killing at least five people, emergency services say.
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VIDEO: Footage shows stricken whale-watching boat

Monday, October 26th 2015, 10:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Amateur video shows a stricken whale-watching boat in the sea off the coast of British Columbia in western Canada, in a sinking which has claimed the lives of at least five people.
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Justin Bieber rules MTV EMAs in Milan

Monday, October 26th 2015, 0:48

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber scoops five prizes at MTV's EMAs in Milan, while ceremony co-host Ed Sheeran wins two.
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Canada remembers Ottawa attack

Thursday, October 22nd 2015, 19:34
related places: Ottawa

Canadians gather to pay tribute to an honour guard soldier - a year after he was killed by a gunman who went on to storm parliament.
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Canada to withdraw jets from IS battle

Wednesday, October 21st 2015, 0:36
related countries: United States United States

Canada's PM-designate Justin Trudeau tells the US president he will be withdrawing Canadian fighter jets from the air strikes against Islamic State.
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Canada 'back on world stage' - Trudeau

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 19:57
related places: Ottawa

Canada's PM-elect Justin Trudeau says the country has reclaimed its Liberal identity, after an election win that ended nine years of Conservative rule.
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Canada's Liberals sweep to power

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 16:37

Canada's Liberal Party mounts a stunning comeback in the country's general elections and ends nearly a decade of Conservative rule.
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Canada reopens market to EU beef

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 16:01

Canada resumes beef imports from the EU, which were blocked in 1996 because of the "mad cow disease" crisis.
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VIDEO: The moment Canadian politics changed

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 8:15
related places: Montreal

The BBC's Franz Strasser watched election night events unfold in a bar in Montreal where customers were both excited and uncertain about the new political era.
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Canada votes in pivotal election

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 2:22

Canadians have voted in a general election with early counts indicating a strong showing for the Liberals as they challenge PM Stephen Harper's Conservatives.
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VIDEO: Canada election: Who is in the frame?

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 17:19

The longest and closest election campaign in Canada's history is gathering pace, with current Prime Minister Stephen Harper fighting for a record fourth term in office.
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Saturday, October 17th 2015, 23:41

The unusual 'Niqabs of Canada'... and other trends of the week
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VIDEO: Satirist Rick Mercer's Canada election predictions

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 19:32

Canada's top satirist Rick Mercer, host of the Rick Mercer Report, talks to the BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan about the election candidates - and his predictions for the outcome.
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US-Canada relations 'must improve'

Friday, October 16th 2015, 18:19
related countries: United States United States

Canadian liberal leader Justin Trudeau said US-Canada relations are "crucial" and have been "soured" under Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper.
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Canada election row over brothel advert

Friday, October 16th 2015, 14:30

An advertising campaign about brothels by Canada's governing Tory party causes a row in the last days of the election campaign.
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VIDEO: What's at stake in Canada's election?

Friday, October 16th 2015, 11:22

On Monday Canadians go to the polls to select a new Prime Minister. Here's what you need to know.
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Canadian envoy of Iran crisis fame dies

Friday, October 16th 2015, 0:21
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran, New York

The Canadian ambassador who helped six US diplomats escape the 1979 Tehran embassy siege dies in New York.
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VIDEO: Giant panda gives birth to twins

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 8:44
related countries: China China

A giant panda has given birth to twins at Toronto Zoo - the first panda cubs to be born in Canada since the zoo was loaned two of the bears by China in 2014.
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Three held over Canadian tourist murder

Monday, October 12th 2015, 21:35

Three people are arrested over the double murder of a Canadian backpacker and a yoga instructor in San Francisco.
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Randy Quaid in court after US arrest

Monday, October 12th 2015, 10:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: California, Friday

Actor Randy Quaid is due to appear in court over a California vandalism case after being arrested on Friday as he tried to enter the US from Canada.
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Settlement in Canada rail disaster

Friday, October 9th 2015, 18:20

A C$445 million (£221 million) settlement is reached for victims of an oil train derailment in Canada that killed 47 people.
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Canada PM denies Syria refugee 'delays'

Friday, October 9th 2015, 16:38
related countries: Syria Syria

Canadian PM Stephen Harper denies his political staff directly handled Syrian refugee claims but admits to ordering a security "audit" of the process
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Randy Quaid facing Canadian deportation

Friday, October 9th 2015, 10:05

Actor Randy Quaid is facing deportation from Canada, having fled to the country in 2010 to escape charges of vandalism to a house in California.
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Nadal reaches last eight in Beijing

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 16:52
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Rafael Nadal saves a set point on his way to beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil in round two of the China Open in Beijing.
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Canada 15-17 Romania

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 19:05

Romania recover from 15-0 down to beat Canada 17-15 and complete the biggest comeback in World Cup history.
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Freed reporter 'let down' by Canada PM

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 22:02
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Al Jazeera journalist Mohammed Fahmy, recently pardoned and released from jail in Egypt, accuses Canadian PM Stephen Harper of letting him down.
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France 41-18 Canada

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 20:53

France overcome a stern test from Canada to make it three wins from three in Rugby World Cup Pool D.
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VIDEO: Fahmy: Canadian PM 'let me down'

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 16:58

In his first broadcast interview since being pardoned, Mohamed Fahmy has been critical of the Canadian Prime Minister
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VIDEO: African immigrants shut out in Quebec

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 2:45
related countries: France France
related places: Quebec

Rude awakening for Canada's French-speaking immigrants
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China fines Bombardier over venture

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 3:51
related countries: China China

China fines Canadian train maker Bombardier and a local unit of train giant CRRC for setting up a joint venture without government approval.
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Canada leaders clash over IS fight

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 2:34
related places: Toronto

Canadian party leaders clash over the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants in the election campaign's fourth TV debate in Toronto.
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VIDEO: Masterchef's Susur Lee on success

Monday, September 28th 2015, 23:54
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong born Masterchef judge Susur Lee tells the BBC about his road to success in Canada.
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VIDEO: Where speaking English is a problem

Monday, September 28th 2015, 23:03

Immigrants to Canada are isolated for speaking English
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Kelly Clarkson cancels her UK tour

Saturday, September 26th 2015, 11:59
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The singer cancels her UK tour dates plus 10 others concerts in Canada and Ireland for "vocal rest".
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Canada rail plotters get life in prison

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 18:42
related places: Toronto

A Canadian court sentences two men to life in prison for plotting to derail a train from New York to Toronto.
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