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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

Canada pip USA to bobsleigh gold

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 19:20
related countries: United States United States

Canada 1 pip USA 1 to victory in the women's bobsleigh at the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Wednesday.
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GB women lose curling semi-final

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 14:47
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Britain's female curlers fail to reach the final at Sochi 2014 after a dominant performance by Canada and Jennifer Jones.
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VIDEO: Fears for Mexico's butterfly population

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 6:48
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

President Obama is due to meet the leaders of Mexico and Canada for a summit marking the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and environmentalists are lobbying for an unlikely topic - butterflies.
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Huge snow storm pushes into Canada

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 2:44
related countries: United States United States

A giant winter storm that gridlocked traffic, left flights cancelled, and knocked out power in the US East Coast pushes into eastern Canada.
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GB curling women beaten by Canada

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 13:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British skip Eve Muirhead misses an all-or-nothing shot as Canada squeeze past the GB women in Wednesday's curling at Sochi 2014.
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Dufour-Lapointe beats sister to gold

Saturday, February 8th 2014, 19:44

Canadian sisters Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe win Winter Olympic gold and silver in the women's moguls.
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Canada mulls citizenship changes

Friday, February 7th 2014, 2:38

The Canadian government proposes sweeping changes to its citizenship rules, with new measures it says will tackle terrorism and fraud.
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VIDEO: Three sisters skiing for Sochi gold

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 1:32

Could three Canadian siblings sweep the Sochi medals?
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'Guantanamo band' seeks pay from US

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 16:49
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian rock band has sent a bill to the US military after being told its music was used to torment prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, a member says.
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Charges in Canada Senate expense row

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 19:50

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police charge a senator and an ex-senator with fraud, saying they claimed expenses to which they were not entitled.
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VIDEO: Super-hero runner 'is the daddy!'

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 10:51

One year since setting off on a challenge to become the first person to run coast-to-coast across Canada without support, 27-year-old Jamie McDonald from Gloucestershire has reached his goal.
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Man finishes cross-Canada challenge

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 8:28
related places: Vancouver

An adventurer who has spent a year running across Canada completes his 5,000-mile (8,000m) journey in Vancouver.
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'No objections' to Keystone pipeline

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 15:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Keystone

The US state department raises no big objections to the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, but the president still has to approve it.
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Canada strips Conrad Black of award

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 9:07
related countries: United States United States

Former media baron Conrad Black, who served a sentence in the US for fraud, is stripped of the Order of Canada, the country's highest honour.
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Canada 'spied on airport travellers'

Friday, January 31st 2014, 11:25

Canada's spy agency collected data from travellers using an airport's wi-fi system, CBC reports, quoting documents leaked by Edward Snowden.
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Justin Bieber charged with assault

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 17:46
related places: Toronto

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is charged with assaulting a limousine driver in Toronto, in his second court appearance in a week.
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VIDEO: Justin Bieber charged with limo assault

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 9:47
related places: Toronto

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is charged with assaulting a limousine driver in Toronto, in his second court appearance in a week.
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Quebec home fire search to resume

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 7:53
related places: Quebec

Canadian rescuers are expected to resume their search on Saturday morning for up to 30 old people missing after a fire destroyed their home, killing at least eight.
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VIDEO: Purple tomatoes: Food of the future?

Friday, January 24th 2014, 22:54
related places: Norwich

Scientists in Norwich have developed a genetically modified purple tomato, which is being produced in Canada due to European hostility to GM foods.
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Canada 'bans Marmite and Irn-Bru'

Friday, January 24th 2014, 21:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The owner of a British food shop in Canada says he has been ordered to stop selling Marmite, Ovaltine and Irn-Bru as they contain illegal ingredients.
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VIDEO: Deadly fire hits Canada care home

Friday, January 24th 2014, 14:06
related places: Quebec

As many as 31 elderly Canadians are unaccounted for and five are confirmed dead after a fire destroyed an old people's home in Quebec.
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Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home

Friday, January 24th 2014, 10:27
related places: Quebec

As many as 31 elderly and infirm Canadians are unaccounted for and five are confirmed dead after a fire destroyed an old people's home in Quebec.
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Blizzard warning in eastern Canada

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 23:52

A two-wave winter storm is expected to bring as much as 40cm (16in) of snow to Canada's Atlantic provinces.
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VIDEO: Cold blast for North America

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 13:43

North eastern parts of America and Canada face a severe chill with the continued plunge of polar air. Matt Taylor has more.
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Bombardier says 1,700 jobs to go

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 7:35

Canada's Bombardier says it will cut 1,700 jobs in its aerospace division in an attempt to save money.
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Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 6:44

The Los Angeles home of Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been searched by police, following allegations that he threw eggs at his neighbour's house.
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Bieber home searched in egging case

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 22:50

Los Angeles county police search the home of Justin Bieber after the Canadian pop star allegedly egged his neighbour's home.
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Teen sexter convicted for child porn

Monday, January 13th 2014, 15:02

A teenager in Canada is convicted of possession and dissemination of child pornography after she sent text messages containing naked images of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend.
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VIDEO: Cascades of ice as Niagara freezes

Friday, January 10th 2014, 9:18
related places: Niagara Falls

Plummeting temperatures in the Unites States and Canada have caused chaos for many but have created a spectacular sight at Niagara Falls.
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VIDEO: Travelling the frozen road to Hell

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 7:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hell

Weather records have tumbled across North America, after snow storms swept across much of the US and Canada.
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First H5N1 death in North America

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 22:35

Canadian health officials confirm the first known fatal case of the H5N1 avian flu strain in North America - a patient in Alberta.
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Canada oil train in derailment

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 16:37

An oil train partially derails in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, the third such incident in the region in six months.
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VIDEO: 'Life threatening' freeze heads east

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 7:02
related countries: United States United States

North America's brutal cold snap is heading east, ushering in dangerous temperatures not seen in two decades, forecasters warn.
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N America shivers in 'polar' freeze

Monday, January 6th 2014, 21:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arctic

Parts of the United States and Canada are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as an Arctic chill brings further freezing weather.
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VIDEO: US braced for more snow storms

Monday, January 6th 2014, 5:23
related countries: United States United States

Parts of Canada and the north-eastern United States are bracing themselves for more heavy snow and freezing temperatures as forecasters warn the winter storm is likely to continue for several more days.
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VIDEO: While Canada freezes Australia melts

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 13:17
related countries: Australia Australia

The mercury has dropped to -42C (-44F) in Canada while in Australia it has hit 54C (129F) and extreme weather is experienced in different parts of the world.
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