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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 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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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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