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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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No Canada visas for Ebola countries

Saturday, November 1st 2014, 11:04
related countries: Aruba Aruba

Canada suspends visa applications from countries in the grip of the Ebola outbreak, in a move similar to a much-criticised Australian plan.
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Pompeii relic returned 50 years on

Friday, October 31st 2014, 16:26

A woman from Canada hands back a stolen piece of the ruins of Pompeii more than 50 years after she put it into her bag.
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US steps up security over terror fears

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 22:43
related countries: United States United States

The US has increased security at government buildings across the nation in the wake of an attack on the Canadian parliament.
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Canada 'grateful' to Cpl Cirillo

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 18:19
related places: Ottawa

Canadian PM Harper tells mourners the nation is deeply grateful to Cpl Nathan Cirillo, the young soldier killed by a gunman in Ottawa last week.
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New Toronto mayor ends Rob Ford era

Tuesday, October 28th 2014, 2:37
related places: Toronto

The Canadian city of Toronto elects a moderate conservative mayor, bringing to an end the era of scandal-hit incumbent Rob Ford.
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Canada gunman 'made political video'

Monday, October 27th 2014, 0:22

A video made by the gunman who stormed Canada's parliament shows he was driven by ideological and political motives, police say.
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Canada attack 'not linked to IS'

Friday, October 24th 2014, 12:27
related places: Ottawa

Canada's foreign minister tells the BBC there is no evidence so far that the man behind gun attacks in Ottawa was linked to Middle Eastern jihadists.
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Video of Ottawa attack released

Friday, October 24th 2014, 3:01
related places: Ottawa

Authorities in Canada release video showing the moments before a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament and was shot dead.
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VIDEO: CCTV of Ottawa shooting suspect

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 20:28
related places: Ottawa

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) releases video footage of the suspected gunman arriving at the country's parliament building during Wednesday's shooting incident.
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Canada to toughen terror laws

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 18:04
related places: Ottawa

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has vowed to strengthen the nation's terror laws one day after a gunman rampaged through parliament.
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Canada 'will never be intimidated'

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 13:50

Canada's prime minister insists his country will not be intimidated, after a gunman rampages through parliament before being shot dead.
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Soldier killed in Canada shootings

Thursday, October 23rd 2014, 1:11
related places: Ottawa

A huge security operation is under way in Canada's capital Ottawa after a gunman killed a soldier at a war memorial and shots were fired in the parliament building.
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VIDEO: Inside Canada parliament attack

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 20:28

Watch the news of an attack on Canada's parliament unfold - in 45 secs.
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VIDEO: Video shows Canada parliament shootings

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 18:05

Footage from the Toronto Globe and Mail shows a hail of bullets being fired inside the Canadian parliament building.
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Civil liberties award for dominatrix

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 11:04

Terri-Jean Bedford campaigns for the rights of sex workers in Canada.
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Canada lifts terror threat level

Wednesday, October 22nd 2014, 10:35
related places: Quebec

Canada raises its terrorism threat level to medium - but stresses there is no specific threat - after two soldiers were attacked in Quebec.
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Canada seized car killer's passport

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 23:47

A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car, killing one of them, had had his passport seized by police for suspected terror ties.
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Infant bodies found in Canada locker

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 20:15
related places: Winnipeg

The bodies of up to four infants "of a very young age" have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, say police.
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Canada hit-and-run man 'radicalised'

Tuesday, October 21st 2014, 11:33

A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been "radicalised", Canada's PM says.
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Drifting fuel ship towed from coast

Saturday, October 18th 2014, 9:04
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

A 135-metre Russian container ship drifting powerless with hundreds of tons of fuel on board is being towed away from the Canada coast.
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Police resume 1985 search for girl

Thursday, October 9th 2014, 16:26

Police in Ontario, Canada, have resumed the search for Nicole Morin, a schoolgirl who went missing nearly 30 years ago.
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VIDEO: Freight train derails and catches fire

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 15:19

A train derailed in Canada on Tuesday causing some of the hazardous material it was carrying to set on fire
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Canada approves anti-IS air strikes

Wednesday, October 8th 2014, 2:29
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Canada's parliament votes to allow the country's military to join the US-led campaign of air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq.
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Top Chile court orders halt to mine

Tuesday, October 7th 2014, 22:46
related countries: Chile Chile

Chile's supreme court halts work on a gold and copper mine owned by the Canadian conglomerate, Goldcorp, until indigenous communities are consulted.
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Canada to join anti-IS air strikes

Friday, October 3rd 2014, 17:28

Canada plans to join the US-led campaign of air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Iraq, its government says.
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Thursday, October 2nd 2014, 15:11

A shipwreck recently found in north Canada is identified as HMS Erebus - lost in Sir John Franklin's famous Victorian-era Northwest Passage voyage.
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Canada body parts murder trial opens

Monday, September 29th 2014, 14:03
related places: Montreal

The trial of a Canadian man accused of killing his lover and sending parts of his body in the post to political figures opens in Montreal.
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Cuba jails Canadian executive

Sunday, September 28th 2014, 1:42
related countries: Cuba Cuba

A court in Cuba sentences the president of a Canadian transport company to 15 years in jail and seizes assets worth $100m (£62m).
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EU and Canada detail trade deal

Friday, September 26th 2014, 16:30

EU and Canadian leaders have announced a trade agreement, but it could still come unstuck.
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GM recalls cars over brake defect

Sunday, September 21st 2014, 21:35
related countries: United States United States

American car giant General Motors recalls more than 220,000 vehicles, mainly in the US and Canada, due to a brake defect.
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Russian jets intercepted off Alaska

Friday, September 19th 2014, 23:40
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Alaska

Six Russian fighter jets are intercepted by American and Canadian planes off the coast of Alaska on Wednesday, US defence officials confirm.
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Fabled Franklin Arctic ship found

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 18:16
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic more than 160 years ago has been found, Canada's prime minister says.
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Justin Bieber assault charge dropped

Tuesday, September 9th 2014, 0:21
related places: Toronto

Canadian prosecutors drop an assault charge against pop star Justin Bieber stemming from an alleged 2013 attack on a limo driver in Toronto.
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VIDEO: Nine-year-old steals bus in Canada

Monday, September 8th 2014, 9:21

A nine-year-old boy drove an unattended bus and hit two other vehicles in central Canada.
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Hesjedal wins as Froome fights back

Saturday, September 6th 2014, 16:37

Canada's Ryder Hesjedal wins stage 14 of the Vuelta a Espana as Chris Froome moves up to third in the overall standings.
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Toronto Film Festival kicks off

Friday, September 5th 2014, 4:48

Robert Downey Jr drama The Judge opens the 39th Toronto International Film Festival in Canada, where 300 films will be screened over 11 days.
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Standard Life sells Canadian business

Thursday, September 4th 2014, 0:31

Standard Life is selling its Canadian business to local insurer Manulife Financial for $4bn Canadian dollars ($3.7bn; £2.2bn) in cash.
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VIDEO: Justin Bieber charged with assault

Wednesday, September 3rd 2014, 11:20

Justin Bieber has been arrested and charged with assault and dangerous driving following an incident in Ontario, Canada.
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