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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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Royal plans for Canada revealed

Monday, May 30th 2011, 19:32
related places: Cambridge

Partial details of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's summer tour of Canada have been released.
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Pupil dies in Canada school blast

Friday, May 27th 2011, 1:22
related places: Ottawa

A Canadian teenager dies after being seriously injured in an explosion at an Ottawa school caused by an ignited oil drum, officials say.
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Human brain's 'bat sight' found

Thursday, May 26th 2011, 8:09

The part of the brain used by people who can "see like a bat" has been identified by researchers in Canada.
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Canada Liberals pick interim head

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 20:08

Canada's Liberal Party names an interim leader after suffering a crushing defeat in the federal elections earlier this month.
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Sony websites in new hack attack

Wednesday, May 25th 2011, 6:25
related countries: Japan Japan

Japanese electronics giant Sony reports data loss in fresh hacking attacks on a number of its websites.
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Chrysler repays government loans

Tuesday, May 24th 2011, 18:06
related countries: United States United States
related places: Chrysler

US car giant Chrysler repays $7.6bn in US and Canadian government loans that helped it stay afloat in 2009, years ahead of schedule.
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Pirates sequel tops US box office

Monday, May 23rd 2011, 8:53
related countries: United States United States

The new Pirates of the Caribbean film had the biggest opening weekend of the year in the US and Canada, taking $90.1m (£55.6m), studio estimates suggest.
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Hopkins win makes boxing history

Sunday, May 22nd 2011, 5:33
related places: Montreal

Bernard Hopkins became boxing's oldest world champion after he beat Canada's Jean Pascal in Montreal to secure the WBC and IBO light-heavyweight titles.
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Wildfires rip through Canada town

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 16:12
related places: Slave Lake

Wildfires fuelled by high winds have blazed through more than a third of a town in Canada's Alberta province, forcing thousands to flee.
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VIDEO: Many flee as wildfires hit Canada

Tuesday, May 17th 2011, 14:21

Wildfires fuelled by high winds have blazed through more than a third of a town in Canada's Alberta province, police say, forcing thousands to flee.
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LSE 'committed' over TMX merger

Monday, May 16th 2011, 8:50
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The London Stock Exchange says it "remains committed" to its merger with Canada's TMX, despite a rival offer emerging.
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Canada's TMX gets rival LSE bid

Sunday, May 15th 2011, 10:53
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Canada's TMX Group receives a domestic takeover bid to rival the group's proposed merger with the London Stock Exchange.
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McCain Foods founder dies age 81

Saturday, May 14th 2011, 17:35

Wallace McCain, a billionaire Canadian frozen food mogul and philanthropist, has died aged 81.
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Mounties charged over Taser case

Friday, May 13th 2011, 11:34
related countries: Poland Poland

The Canadian authorities charge four Mounties who repeatedly used stun guns on a Polish immigrant with perjury.
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Canadian drug programme in court

Wednesday, May 11th 2011, 21:41
related places: Vancouver

Canada's Supreme Court will on Thursday begin hearing arguments over the legality of a "safe injection site" for drug users in Vancouver.
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Canada opens up north to mining

Tuesday, May 10th 2011, 7:21
related places: Quebec

Canada's Quebec province unveils a plan to open up its northern region for the exploration of minerals and energy projects.
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Thor movie hammers US competition

Monday, May 9th 2011, 8:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Thor

Superhero movie Thor repeats its UK success in the US and Canada, making an estimated $66m (£40.3m) in its first weekend of release.
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Officer's 'slut' gaffe sparks protest movement

Sunday, May 8th 2011, 6:14

A Canadian police officer's 'slut' comment sparks a wave of protest marches called "SlutWalks" across north America.
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Missing tourist found alive in US

Saturday, May 7th 2011, 13:04
related countries: United States United States
related places: Nevada

A Canadian tourist missing in a remote wooded area of the US state of Nevada for seven weeks is found alive near her stranded vehicle by hunters.
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Royal couple to visit California

Thursday, May 5th 2011, 13:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Cambridge, Duke, California

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit the US after their official overseas tour to Canada this summer.
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US man jailed over web suicides

Wednesday, May 4th 2011, 23:26
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States
related places: Minnesota

A US man who helped persuade a British man and Canadian woman he met online to commit suicide is jailed for nearly a year in Minnesota.
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Canada Liberal quits after defeat

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 20:14

Former Harvard professor Michael Ignatieff says he is resigning as the leader of Canada's Liberal Party, after a defeat in the country's general election.
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PM Harper wins Canadian election

Tuesday, May 3rd 2011, 13:39

Stephen Harper has been re-elected and will head a majority Conservative government for the first time.
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Energy concerns

Sunday, May 1st 2011, 22:06

Canada's next leader faces fight over oil sands
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Canada's NDP comes under scrutiny

Saturday, April 30th 2011, 2:04

Canada's New Democratic Party (NDP) comes under increasing fire from its rivals as polls suggest the party is closing the gap with the Conservatives.
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Canada early voting turnout high

Thursday, April 28th 2011, 1:38

More than two million Canadians have cast early votes ahead of the 2 May general election, marking a 35% rise compared with the 2008 election, officials say.
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Barrick Gold to buy copper miner

Monday, April 25th 2011, 21:06
related countries: China China

The world's biggest gold miner, Barrick, beats Chinese rival Minmetals to buy Canadian copper firm Equinox Minerals.
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Early voting opens in Canada poll

Friday, April 22nd 2011, 16:48

Early voting has opened across Canada ahead of the 2 May general election to select a new federal government.
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Webcam death father visits Canada

Wednesday, April 20th 2011, 21:01
related countries: China China
related places: Toronto

The father of a Toronto university student whose last moments were witnessed via webcam by her boyfriend in China is travelling to Canada.
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Canada delays Libya jet decision

Friday, April 15th 2011, 18:39
related countries: Libya Libya

Canada will not decide whether to boost its role in the Nato-led military campaign in Libya until after the upcoming election, PM Stephen Harper says.
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Canada leaders clash in TV debate

Wednesday, April 13th 2011, 1:43

Canada's embattled prime minister clashes with opposition leaders in the first of two televised debates, ahead of the general election on 2 May.
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Canada Tories set out deficit aim

Friday, April 8th 2011, 22:37

Canada's Conservative Party says in its election platform it will eliminate the nation's budget deficit sooner than planned, a claim disputed by opposition parties.
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Canada unveils coins to mark royal wedding

Wednesday, April 6th 2011, 22:38

The Royal Canadian Mint unveils two collectors' coins marking the wedding later this month of Prince William and Kate Middleton.
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Canada's Harper urges subsidy end

Friday, April 1st 2011, 19:48

Canadian PM Stephen Harper vows to end subsidies to Canada's political parties if his Conservative Party decisively wins May's election.
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Canada holds Somalia 'terror' man

Wednesday, March 30th 2011, 14:36
related countries: Somalia Somalia

Canadian authorities arrest a man accused of seeking to travel to Somalia to join militant group al-Shabab.
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VIDEO: The 91-year-old running star

Tuesday, March 29th 2011, 9:26

Canadian athlete Olga Kotelko didn't start training until the age of 77, and at 91 she is still winning medals and breaking world records.
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Girl quizzed over dead hotel baby

Monday, March 28th 2011, 14:47
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: London

A Canadian schoolgirl is questioned by police after a dead baby was found in a London hotel room.
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Arcade Fire win quartet of Junos

Monday, March 28th 2011, 10:00

Canadian rockers Arcade Fire win four prizes at the Junos as Canada's leading music awards event celebrates its 40th anniversary.
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May date set for Canada election

Sunday, March 27th 2011, 0:03

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces a national election for 2 May, after his Conservative government was toppled in a confidence vote.
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Harper Canadian government falls

Friday, March 25th 2011, 19:56

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservative minority government falls after a no-confidence vote passes in the parliament.
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