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Ceta talks: EU hopes to unblock Canada trade deal

Saturday, October 22nd 2016, 12:51
related countries: Belgium Belgium

The EU Parliament president says he is optimistic that a trade deal between the EU and Canada can be signed despite last-minute obstacles.
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Drone captures rare whale footage

Saturday, October 22nd 2016, 12:27

Canadian scientists use drones to capture rare whale footage in the Arctic.
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'Very sad' Canadian minister on collapse of trade deal

Friday, October 21st 2016, 18:29
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A trade deal between the EU and Canada is on the brink of collapse because a Belgian region with a population of just 3.6 million objects.
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Ceta: EU 'not capable' of signing deal says Canadian minister

Friday, October 21st 2016, 17:07
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A planned trade deal between the EU and Canada is on the brink of collapse after talks between Canada and a Belgian region broke down on Friday.
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Ed Whitlock: The 85-year-old marathon record breaker

Wednesday, October 19th 2016, 15:36

Ed Whitlock, 85, is a new world record holder after the English-born Canadian finished the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in under four hours.
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Belgium split over EU-Canada trade deal Ceta

Tuesday, October 18th 2016, 10:51
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgium says EU leaders may agree on a major trade deal with Canada if a Belgian region's opposition can be overcome.
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Cleveland Indians win Canada name row before Blue Jays game

Monday, October 17th 2016, 23:55

An Ontario judge dismisses an application that sought to bar the use of the Cleveland Indians baseball team name and logo in the province.
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Rising hate crime

Monday, October 17th 2016, 0:56

A series of recent racist incidents suggest Canada is not immune to the right-wing extremism that is being seen in other western nations.
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French MEP Jose Bove denied entry into Canada

Wednesday, October 12th 2016, 17:54
related countries: France France
related places: Montreal

Jose Bove, a French politician who has opposed a trade deal between Canada and the European Union, is detained in Montreal.
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Fright night

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 21:06
related countries: United States United States

After a wave of "creepy" clowns were spotted across the United States late this summer, the phenomenon seems to have migrated north to Canada. Why does this phenomenon endure?
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Mounties reach multi-million sexual harassment settlement

Thursday, October 6th 2016, 20:43

Royal Canadian Mounted Police have reached a multi-million dollar settlement agreement with female members and civilian staff of the national police force after decades of workplace discrimination, bullying and harassment.
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A big wave from Prince George as royal Canada trip ends

Sunday, October 2nd 2016, 7:34
related places: Cambridge, Prince George

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge say Canada gave their family "happy memories" as their tour of Canada came to an end..
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William and Kate praise Canada for 'happy' family memories

Saturday, October 1st 2016, 23:35
related places: Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge praise Canada for leaving their family with "happy memories" as their tour of Canada comes to an end.
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William and Kate go fishing in Canada

Saturday, October 1st 2016, 9:22
related places: Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge take part in a fishing trip and a canoe trip to Haida Gwaii during their trip to Canada.
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Winning hearts

Thursday, September 29th 2016, 15:12
related countries: Syria Syria

A picture of a newly-arrived Syrian refugee fixing a bride's broken wedding dress in Canada is winning hearts across the world.
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'Seething fury'

Wednesday, September 28th 2016, 13:20

Canada's First Nations use a royal tour to push for political action on social issues and say there is "seething fury" over the slow course of change.
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William and Kate visit rainforest on Canada tour

Tuesday, September 27th 2016, 9:29
related places: Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited a rainforest as part of their eight-day tour of Canada.
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Canadian-Iranian academic Homa Hoodfar released by Iran

Monday, September 26th 2016, 16:05
related countries: Iran Iran

Retired Canadian-Iranian lecturer Homa Hoodfar has been released from prison on "humanitarian grounds", Iranian state media report.
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No royal high five for PM Trudeau

Sunday, September 25th 2016, 6:14
related places: Cambridge

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge arrive in Canada for their first royal tour with both of their children.
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EU Commission refuses to revise Canada CETA trade deal

Friday, September 23rd 2016, 12:22

The European Commission says the controversial EU-Canada free trade deal - CETA - cannot be renegotiated, despite much opposition in Europe.
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Thursday, September 22nd 2016, 23:48
related places: Cambridge

The upcoming Canadian tour by Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge has Canadians looking , and one of their first engagements over the week-long visit.
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Canada Prince Edward Island schools evacuated after 'hoax'

Wednesday, September 21st 2016, 18:50

All the schools on Canada's Prince Edward Island were evacuated due to a threat that turned out to be a likely hoax, police say.
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Lyse Doucet reunites with Syrian refugee family in Canada

Tuesday, September 20th 2016, 0:00
related countries: Syria Syria
related places: Damascus

Lyse Doucet is reunited with a Syrian family she met in Damascus in 2014. The youngest tells Doucet what's changed since her family moved to Canada.
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Two Italians kidnapped in southern Libya

Monday, September 19th 2016, 18:24
related countries: Italy Italy, Libya Libya
related places: Ghat

Two Italians have been kidnapped in Libya, the Italian foreign ministry says.
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Protests in Germany against transatlantic TTIP and CETA trade deals

Saturday, September 17th 2016, 20:22
related countries: Germany Germany, United States United States

Tens of thousands of people protest across Germany against proposed transatlantic trade deals between the EU and the US and Canada.
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WP Kinsella, whose book became 'Field of Dreams', dies at 81

Saturday, September 17th 2016, 7:45

Canadian author WP Kinsella, whose book Shoeless Joe became the hit film Field of Dreams, dies aged 81 in a doctor-assisted death.
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Meat turned into everyday objects

Saturday, September 17th 2016, 0:01

Canadian graphic artist Matija Erceg reimagines animal products as everyday items.
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China releases Canadian in spy case after two years

Friday, September 16th 2016, 1:06
related countries: China China

A Canadian man arrested with his wife in China two years ago on espionage charges returns home.
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New Zealand tops global list for house price rises

Wednesday, September 7th 2016, 7:09
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

New Zealand, Turkey and Canada have seen the biggest leap in house prices over the past year, according to a new global ranking.
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Canadian judge faces inquiry over handling of sex assault trial

Wednesday, September 7th 2016, 0:46

A Canadian judge may be sacked over controversial comments he made while presiding over a sexual assault case in 2014.
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World Cup 2018 qualifying: El Salvador 'refuse bribe to fix match'

Tuesday, September 6th 2016, 8:32
related countries: El Salvador El Salvador

El Salvador's national football team say they refused a bribe to fix Tuesday's World Cup 2018 qualifying game against Canada.
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Canadians switched at birth in second case at hospital

Saturday, August 27th 2016, 19:54

Two men in a remote indigenous community in Canada find out they were switched at birth in a government-run hospital 41 years ago.
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Canadian couple forced to live apart after 62 years

Friday, August 26th 2016, 20:33

An elderly Canadian couple who have been married for 62 years are forced to live in separate care homes.
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Ex-PM Stephen Harper quits Canada politics

Friday, August 26th 2016, 13:54

Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper resigns his seat in Parliament and departs from the Canadian political stage after more than 20 years.
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Crossbow used in triple murder in Canada

Friday, August 26th 2016, 5:58
related places: Toronto

Three people have been killed in a crossbow attack in Toronto and a man arrested.
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'We don't care'

Thursday, August 25th 2016, 15:29

Canada's largest annual fair installs gender-neutral toilets with new signs that read "we don't care".
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Canada's Mounties allow women in uniform to wear hijabs

Wednesday, August 24th 2016, 10:22

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, known as the Mounties, plans to allow women to wear hijabs as part of their iconic uniforms.
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Wind blows US boaters into Canada

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 20:14
related countries: United States United States

More than a thousand Americans accidentally "invade" international borders after high winds carried their rafts and boats into Canada.
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The Tragically Hip play farewell gig

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 17:44

Canadian band The Tragically Hip have played an emotional farewell gig, after lead singer Gord Downie was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
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Dirty dilemma

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 0:42

A debate is raging in Alberta about getting more "dirty oil" out of the ground, which some say is in conflict with Canada's environmental commitments.
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Canada is closed

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 13:21

Canada is closed. A nation shuts for one night to celebrate the final emotional farewell of The Tragically Hip.
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Tragically Hip: Dying singer Gord Downie bids Canada farewell

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 5:07

Canadian band The Tragically Hip, whose lead singer has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, perform an emotional farewell concert.
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Lost and alone

Saturday, August 20th 2016, 23:33
related places: Attawapiskat

More than 100 people in Attawapiskat have tried to kill themselves since October - why are so many of Canada's Aboriginal people at risk?
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