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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

Eastern US digs out of snow storm

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 19:57
related countries: United States United States

The eastern US begins digging out from a storm that dumped 19in (48.3cm) of snow in places, while Canada braces for more snowfall.
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Canadian's G20 charges dropped

Thursday, January 27th 2011, 1:41
related places: Toronto

Charges are dropped against a Canadian artist who had been accused of possessing explosives and dangerous weapons in connection with Toronto's G20 summit.
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Risky harvest

Tuesday, January 25th 2011, 9:32

Fine timing as Canada's Inuit search for mussels under sea ice
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Wind chill warnings across Canada

Monday, January 24th 2011, 21:20

Canadians brave some of the coldest weather seen in recent years with wind chill warnings in place across central and eastern parts of the country.
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Canada in 'al-Qaeda' deport bid

Saturday, January 22nd 2011, 0:32
related countries: Algeria Algeria

The Canadian government begins an effort to deport an Algerian native it says is an al-Qaeda sleeper agent but has never charged.
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Canada child sex priest in court

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 22:15
related countries: Belgium Belgium

A Roman Catholic priest appears in a Canadian courtroom after being extradited from Belgium to face charges of molesting boys more than 30 years ago.
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Canadian held in US terror probe

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 21:39
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian man accused in a US court on terrorism and conspiracy charges is held in western Canada pending extradition proceedings to the US.
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Swarm of net satellites planned

Thursday, January 20th 2011, 11:07

A Canadian company announces a plan to put 78 small satellites in orbit to link remote regions to the internet's fibre backbone.
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Canada children 'not exercising'

Wednesday, January 19th 2011, 20:29

Canadian children are missing-out on vital exercise and spend most of their time sitting down, according to new research.
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Moose targeted in Canada lawsuit

Wednesday, January 12th 2011, 2:23

Two men injured in car collisions with moose in Newfoundland file a class-action lawsuit, claiming the province has not controlled the population.
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Canada oil site 'could restart'

Monday, January 10th 2011, 18:08

A Canadian oil sands production facility could resume limited operations after a fire damaged equipment last week, the company says.
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Blast shuts Canada oil sands site

Friday, January 7th 2011, 17:36

An explosion at the Horizon Oil Sands facility in Canada injures at least three workers and forces the site to suspend operations.
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Ivory Coast 'expels' foreign envoys

Friday, January 7th 2011, 5:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Ivory Coast's incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo is expelling the British and Canadian ambassadors, a statement on state television says.
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Canada child sex priest arrested

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 22:09
related countries: Belgium Belgium

Belgian authorities seek to expel a Canadian priest accused of sexually abusing Inuit children more than three decades ago.
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Coffee spill blamed for causing hijack alert

Wednesday, January 5th 2011, 16:17
related countries: Germany Germany

A pilot's spilled coffee is blamed for activating a hijacking alert and prompting a United Airlines flight from Chicago to Germany to stop in Canada.
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10-year-old Canadian girl discovers supernova

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 12:19

A 10-year-old girl in Canada is the youngest person to discover a supernova - an exploding star which can briefly outshine a whole galaxy.
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Canada plans new smoking warnings

Thursday, December 30th 2010, 21:44

The Canadian government introduces new rules that will force tobacco companies to place larger, more graphic warning labels on cigarette packs.
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Avalanche kills man on snowmobile

Wednesday, December 29th 2010, 17:35
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

An avalanche in Canada's British Columbia province has killed a man who was out on a snowmobile with family members, police say.
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US snow: Air travellers 'in limbo'

Tuesday, December 28th 2010, 1:31
related countries: United States United States

Blizzards are sweeping north along the eastern coast of the US and Canada, forcing the cancellation of flights and disrupting rail and road traffic.
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Canada censured over oil sands

Wednesday, December 22nd 2010, 0:48

A scientific panel has found Canada has "no system" for monitoring how Alberta's oil sands projects may be polluting local waterways.
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Sasol agrees $1bn Canada gas deal

Monday, December 20th 2010, 9:57
related countries: South Africa South Africa

South African energy giant Sasol agrees a deal to buy a 50% stake in a gas field owned by Canadian energy group Talisman for $1bn.
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Tron sequel tops box office chart

Monday, December 20th 2010, 9:27
related countries: United States United States

Science-fiction sequel Tron: Legacy debuts at number one on the box office chart in the US and Canada.
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Electrolux set to cut 2,100 jobs

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 10:47
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Sweden's Electrolux says it will cut costs by shedding 2,100 jobs in Europe and Canada in the next three years.
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Canadian military rescues drivers

Wednesday, December 15th 2010, 2:23

The Canadian military rescues more than 237 motorists trapped by snow on an Ontario highway, some for more than 24 hours in frigid weather.
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Murder pilot ejected from force

Friday, December 10th 2010, 21:26

A high-ranking Canadian pilot convicted of two murders and violent sexual assaults is formally ejected from the Canadian military.
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Canadian to fight 'terror label'

Friday, December 10th 2010, 21:06
related countries: Algeria Algeria

A Canadian man accused of being an al-Qaeda sleeper agent pledges to challenge a court ruling that could see him deported to his native Algeria.
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Canada concern at Iran death case

Monday, December 6th 2010, 21:27
related countries: Iran Iran

Canada is "deeply concerned" over a reported death sentence given to an Iranian-born Canadian for allegedly designing an adult website.
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Canadian charged with crossbow killing

Saturday, December 4th 2010, 0:17
related places: Toronto

A Canadian man is charged with first-degree murder after allegedly shooting his father with a crossbow in the city of Toronto.
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Canada brothel ban stays in place

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 18:15

An Ontario court delays the overturn of the Canadian province's anti-prostitution laws pending a government appeal.
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American Indian murder case opens

Thursday, December 2nd 2010, 3:14
related countries: India India, United States United States

A murder trial begins for a Canadian man accused of shooting an American Indian Movement activist 35 years ago in the US state of South Dakota.
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Canadian 'mercy killer' paroled

Tuesday, November 30th 2010, 22:03

A Canadian farmer who was sentenced to life in prison for the 1993 murder of his disabled daughter has been granted full parole, his lawyer says.
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Blair and Hitchens debate faith

Saturday, November 27th 2010, 6:08
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Catholic former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair takes on atheist columnist Christopher Hitchens in a TV debate in Canada for and against religion.
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Fake troop death calls in Canada

Wednesday, November 24th 2010, 20:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The Canadian military is investigating fake calls to families of soldiers in Afghanistan saying their relative has died in combat, authorities say.
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Mexican held in Canadian's death

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 22:31
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Mexican police arrest a man in connection with the death of a Canadian businessman whose corpse was found in a car boot in a Mexican town.
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I’ll take you, you, and you

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 11:41

How many wives can a Canadian have?
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Canada court to test polygamy law

Tuesday, November 23rd 2010, 2:43

A Canadian court begins hearing a case on whether Canada's anti-polygamy law violates freedom of religion guaranteed by the constitution.
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Canada burns ex-colonel's uniform

Friday, November 19th 2010, 20:41

The Canadian military burns the uniforms, documents and equipment of ex-colonel Russell Williams, jailed for murder and sexual assault.
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