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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

Canada braced as Igor storm nears

Monday, September 20th 2010, 19:17
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Hurricane Igor moves north-east towards Canada after bringing flooding and power cuts to Bermuda, but sparing it of the destruction feared.
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Slam dunk

Monday, September 20th 2010, 12:43

Celebrating the Canadian who invented basketball
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Air India bomb plotter convicted

Saturday, September 18th 2010, 23:27

A Canadian who helped make the bomb that destroyed an Air India jet in 1985 is convicted of committing perjury at the subsequent trial.
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Plan B and Arcade Fire get Q nods

Friday, September 17th 2010, 9:00
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British rapper Plan B and Canadian band Arcade Fire lead the way at this year's Q Awards with three nominations each.
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UN asked to end Arctic range row

Thursday, September 16th 2010, 14:11
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia and Canada look to the UN to rule on their dispute over a resource-rich underwater Arctic mountain ridge.
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Oil tanker freed off Canada coast

Thursday, September 16th 2010, 2:10

Workers free a ship carrying 9m litres (2m gallons) of oil that ran aground two weeks ago off the coast of northern Canada.
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Wife tried over Canada hunt death

Monday, September 13th 2010, 17:57
related countries: United States United States

The trial begins in Canada of an American who says she killed her husband on a hunting trip after mistaking him for a bear.
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Canada in third bank rate rise

Wednesday, September 8th 2010, 14:41

Canada now has interest rates of 1%, after raising its key lending benchmark for the third time this year.
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Missing Canadian hiker, 86, found

Tuesday, September 7th 2010, 17:57

An 86-year-old hiker is found alive after surviving four days lost in Canada's Manitoba province.
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Canada's wilderness cottage culture

Sunday, September 5th 2010, 4:48

During the summer months in Ontario, Canada, thousands of local people escape the heat - as well as the hustle and bustle of city life - by fleeing to their lakeside cottages in the wilderness.
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Tropical storm Earl hits Canada

Sunday, September 5th 2010, 0:02

Tropical Storm Earl reaches Nova Scotia, on the eastern Canadian coast, with hundreds of thousands of people experiencing power cuts.
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Andean gold in $3bn bidding war

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 6:57

Rival Canadian gold mining companies, Goldcorp and El Dorado, lock horns in a $3bn fight to buy up Andean Resources.
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Chinese consider rival Potash bid

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 6:48
related countries: China China

Chinese investors approach Canadian pension fund over a possible rival bid for the fertiliser giant Potash Corporation.
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Tanker aground off north Canada

Friday, September 3rd 2010, 3:53

A tanker carrying 9m litres of diesel fuel runs aground off the coast of northern Canada but no environmental damage is reported.
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Canadian to command space station

Thursday, September 2nd 2010, 21:09

The Canadian Space Agency announces astronaut Chris Hadfield will become the first Canadian commander of the International Space Station in 2013.
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Corpse of long-lost climber found

Monday, August 30th 2010, 21:03
related countries: United States United States

Hikers in Canada discover the frozen body of an American ice climber who fell to his death more than two decades ago.
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Canada makes fourth terror arrest

Friday, August 27th 2010, 22:03
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Canadian police arrest fourth suspect in connection with a terror plot to fight Western forces in Afghanistan.
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Canadians charged in terror plot

Thursday, August 26th 2010, 18:40

Three Canadians arrested in an alleged terrorist conspiracy had bomb parts and planned attacks, Canadian police say.
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Canada to open new Arctic station

Wednesday, August 25th 2010, 1:07
related places: Cambridge Bay

Canada will set up a research station at Cambridge Bay in the Arctic, Prime Minister Stephen Harper says.
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Canada continues to detain Tamils

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 3:57
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Hundreds of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who arrived in Canada aboard a cargo ship 11 days ago are kept in jail.
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Dinosaur bones discovered in Canadian sewer

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 22:54
related places: Edmonton

Canadian workers unearth large bones belonging to two separate species of dinosaur while digging a new sewer tunnel in Edmonton.
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Canadian economic growth 'slows'

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 16:18

Canadian economic growth slowed in July amid a decline in the housing market while manufacturing edged up, an economic index shows.
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Surprise welcome for police at Canadian marijuana farm

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 7:12

Police raiding a marijuana farm in western Canada were astonished to find black bears apparently guarding it.
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BHP launches hostile Potash bid

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 15:10

BHP Billiton makes a hostile takeover bid for Potash Corp as demand for fertiliser is set to increase to meet rising meat demand.
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Canadian gun registry head ousted

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 15:08

The head of the Canada's Firearms Program, a vocal backer of a national firearms registry, is ousted as the government weighs scrapping the scheme.
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Reconstruction starts on Canada's igloo cathedral

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 2:17

Workers start rebuilding an igloo-shaped Anglican cathedral in Canada's Nunavut territory, after it was damaged by arson five years ago.
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Canada processes Tamil migrants

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 1:26
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Immigration officials in Canada begin processing some 490 migrants, who are believed to be from Sri Lanka and to have been on a cargo ship for three months.
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'Tamil refugee ship' nears Canada

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 4:35
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Thailand Thailand
related places: Pacific

A Thai ship thought to be carrying Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka is approaching Canada's Pacific coast, officials say.
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Murray v Malisse as it happened

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 21:10

Defending champion Andy Murray beats Xavier Malisse 7-5 6-2 in the second round of the ATP Rogers Cup in Canada.
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Youngest Guantanamo inmate tried

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 21:35
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian who was 15 when he allegedly killed a US soldier in Afghanistan becomes the first man tried at Guantanamo Bay under President Obama.
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Canada 'monitoring' refugee ship

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 5:34
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A ship carrying hundreds of Sri Lankan asylum seekers is heading towards Canada's west coast, Canadian officials say.
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Canadian's 'confessions' allowed

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 1:31
related countries: United States United States

Alleged confessions of a Canadian being held at Guantanamo Bay can be heard at his trial, a US military judge has ruled.
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In pictures

Friday, August 6th 2010, 22:32

Canadian team finds ship lost in Arctic waters 150 years ago
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DiCaprio attacker must stay away

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 7:48

A Canadian woman accused of attacking Inception star Leonardo DiCaprio with a broken beer bottle in 2005 is given a restraining order.
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'Al-Qaeda weapons supplier' freed

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 2:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Toronto

A Canadian accused by the US of supplying weapons to al-Qaeda is freed after a judge in Toronto refuses to extradite him to the US.
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Canada firefighting plane crashes

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 22:08

A water-bomber plane fighting forest fires in western Canada crashes, killing the two pilots and igniting another fire.
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Canada firefighting plane crashes

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 22:08

A water-bomber plane fighting forest fires in western Canada crashes, killing the two pilots and igniting another fire.
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