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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 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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Canadian Afghan plan under fire

Tuesday, November 16th 2010, 1:20
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Prime Minister Stephen Harper's proposed extension of Canada's mission in Afghanistan comes under attack from some opposition parties.
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Swamp causes Mexico hotel blast

Monday, November 15th 2010, 19:47
related countries: Mexico Mexico

An explosion that killed five Canadian tourists and two workers on Sunday at a hotel in Mexico was caused by gas from a swamp, authorities say.
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BHP drops takeover bid for Potash

Monday, November 15th 2010, 14:08

Mining giant BHP Billiton abandons its takeover bid for fertiliser group Potash Corporation after it was blocked by the Canadian government.
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Seven die in Mexico hotel blast

Monday, November 15th 2010, 1:05
related countries: Mexico Mexico

At least five Canadian tourists and two hotel staff are killed in a suspected gas explosion at a luxury hotel on Mexico's Caribbean coast.
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Canada and India seek trade deal

Saturday, November 13th 2010, 3:14
related countries: India India

Canada and India launch negotiations for a comprehensive free trade agreement they say may increase trade between the two countries by 50%.
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No Canada vote on Afghan mission

Friday, November 12th 2010, 23:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Canada's parliament will not be asked to vote on whether to extend a military mission in Afghanistan, Prime Minister Stephen Harper says.
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Canada mob boss shot dead at home

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 21:37
related places: Montreal

Canadian mob boss Nicolo Rizzuto is shot dead in his Montreal home, following months of attacks against his family and associates.
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Northernmost Canada mosque opens

Thursday, November 11th 2010, 7:46
related places: Inuvik

The northernmost mosque in North America opens in Inuvik, in Canada's Northwest Territories, where there is a growing Muslim population.
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Canada considers Afghan extension

Monday, November 8th 2010, 18:33
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Canada is poised to extend its military commitment in Afghanistan for three years past a withdrawal deadline of July 2011, officials say.
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Secret of youth - man looks years younger after flight

Friday, November 5th 2010, 22:05
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Canadian officials have detained a young Asian man who apparently boarded a flight from Hong Kong disguised as an elderly white male.
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Friday, November 5th 2010, 11:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Folkestone, London

The UK government sells a 30-year lease on the 68-mile London to Folkestone high speed rail link to a Canadian consortium for £2.1bn.
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Canada blocks BHP Potash takeover

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 23:54

The Canadian government blocks mining giant BHP Billiton's hostile takeover bid for the fertiliser group Potash Corporation.
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Canada man gets US execution date

Wednesday, November 3rd 2010, 21:17
related countries: United States United States
related places: Montana

A Montana judge schedules a 31 January execution date for the only known Canadian on death row in the US.
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