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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

US web suicide nurse found guilty

Tuesday, March 15th 2011, 20:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

A US nurse is convicted of aiding the suicides of a British man and a Canadian woman after seeking out depressed people online and urging two to kill themselves.
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End-of-life row baby moved to US

Monday, March 14th 2011, 22:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ontario

Parents of a terminally ill Canadian boy transfer him to a US Catholic hospital after an Ontario court rules doctors can remove a breathing tube keeping him alive.
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NZ beat Canada to reach quarters

Sunday, March 13th 2011, 12:14
related countries: New Zealand New Zealand

Brendon McCullum hits a century and Ross Taylor cracks 74 off 44 balls as New Zealand beat Canada by 97 runs to book a spot in the World Cup quarter-finals.
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Dozens held in anti-mafia raids

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 12:58
related countries: Australia Australia, Germany Germany, Italy Italy

Police in Italy and Germany arrest 35 people in an anti-mafia operation, with warrants also issued in Canada and Australia.
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Canada gas well blast injures 11

Tuesday, March 8th 2011, 2:43

An explosion at a natural gas well owned by Husky Energy in Canada's Alberta province has injured 11 people, officials say.
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Pakistan edge past plucky Canada

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 16:56
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan

Skipper Shahid Afridi takes 5-23 as Pakistan survive a scare to beat Canada by 46 runs in their World Cup Group A match in Colombo.
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Cuban dancers to remain in Canada

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 7:49
related countries: Cuba Cuba

Five members of the National Ballet of Cuba decide to stay in Canada after performing there, a spokeswoman for the Cuban company says.
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'Fewer obese' in Canada than US

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 1:51
related countries: United States United States

Canada has a significantly lower rate of obesity among its population than does the US, a new US government study shows.
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Canada deploys warship to Libya

Wednesday, March 2nd 2011, 2:56
related countries: Libya Libya

Canada is deploying a naval frigate to the waters off Libya to assist in the evacuation of Canadian citizens, PM Stephen Harper says.
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Canadian missing in Afghanistan

Sunday, February 27th 2011, 20:52
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Canada confirms one of its nationals is missing in Afghanistan after the Taliban claim to have captured him, accusing him of spying.
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Canadian rescue jet leaves empty

Friday, February 25th 2011, 22:53
related countries: Libya Libya
related places: Tripoli

An aircraft sent to rescue Canadian citizens from Libya left Tripoli without any passengers on board, after failing to find any Canadians at the airport.
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Canada to get Agent Orange probe

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 22:03

An inquiry is promised after Canadian officials acknowledge the country used the herbicide Agent Orange to clear roadside brush as late as the 1980s.
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Dynamite season

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 10:15

Why Ottawa bombs its river ice - and what this does to its fish
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VIDEO: Ice-blasting in Ottawa to prevent floods

Thursday, February 24th 2011, 5:53
related places: Ottawa

Each spring, explosive experts blow apart river ice to prevent flooding in Ottawa, Canada.
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Ruthless Sri Lanka thrash Canada

Sunday, February 20th 2011, 16:38

Sri Lanka complete a commanding 210-run victory over Canada in their World Cup Group A match in Hambantota.
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Canada targeted by cyber-attack

Thursday, February 17th 2011, 17:40
related countries: China China

Canadian government servers have been struck by a cyber-attack reportedly traced back to Chinese-based computer servers.
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Kate and William to visit Canada

Wednesday, February 16th 2011, 16:01

Prince William and Kate Middleton will make their first official trip as a married couple to Canada at the end of June, St James's Palace has said.
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Toronto police 'find $1m marijuana' at pizzeria

Tuesday, February 15th 2011, 19:56
related places: Toronto

Toronto police say they have found marijuana worth 1m Canadian dollars ($1m; £618,811) in a raid on a takeaway pizza restaurant.
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Canada immigration 'reaches high'

Monday, February 14th 2011, 21:38

Canada welcomed the highest number of legal immigrants in 50 years in 2010, according to newly released government figures.
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Bee deaths puzzle Canada museum

Friday, February 11th 2011, 22:50
related places: Toronto

The Royal Ontario Museum in Toronto investigates the sudden death of 20,000 bees in a glass-enclosed beehive exhibit.
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Canada in EU seal ban challenge

Friday, February 11th 2011, 21:12

The Canadian government launches a formal challenge against the EU over its ban on Canadian seal products.
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Air India bomber opens appeal bid

Tuesday, February 8th 2011, 23:56

A man jailed in Canada over the 1985 bombing of an Air India jet appeals against his conviction for perjury in the trial of two alleged accomplices.
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Ski run, school run

Monday, February 7th 2011, 12:27

Inside the school built on top of a Canadian ski mountain
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The school at the top of a mountain

Monday, February 7th 2011, 9:11

Parents living in a Canadian resort town have created their own independent school on top of a ski mountain after the nearest school to their town closed.
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Canada-US talks on border issues

Friday, February 4th 2011, 21:30

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and US President Barack Obama agree to work towards a "new vision" on border security and trade issues.
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Learn to ice climb in Canada

Friday, February 4th 2011, 13:04

Skiing and snowboarding dominate the slopes of Jasper National Park but there is also the opportunity to get to grips with frozen waterfalls of ice.
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US and Canada dig out from storm

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 21:30
related countries: United States United States

Americans and Canadians recover from a major winter storm that badly disrupted transport, wrecked buildings and claimed at least 12 lives.
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Major white-outs in US and Canada

Thursday, February 3rd 2011, 12:07
related countries: United States United States

A bitter winter storm stretching 2,000 miles (3,200km) is crippling swathes of the US and Canada with heavy snow, rain and high winds.
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Canada investigates husky deaths

Tuesday, February 1st 2011, 2:22

Canadian police are investigating reports that 100 husky dogs, used by an outdoor-adventure company for sled rides, were killed inhumanely when business declined.
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Canada and US in Egypt evacuation

Monday, January 31st 2011, 18:17
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Turkey Turkey, United States United States

The Canadian and US governments begin evacuating citizens from Egypt on chartered flights to Europe and Turkey, as protests continue.
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Tunisian asks for Canada asylum

Sunday, January 30th 2011, 2:34
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

The Canadian government says Belhassen Trabelsi, the brother-in-law of former Tunisian President Ben Ali, has requested refugee status in Canada.
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Canada 'to expel Tunisian tycoon'

Friday, January 28th 2011, 22:40
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

The Canadian government says it is working to arrest and expel Belhassen Trabelsi, the brother-in-law of former Tunisian President Ben Ali.
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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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