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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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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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Missing Canadian's 'body found'

Monday, November 1st 2010, 17:37
related countries: Mexico Mexico

A Canadian man's charred corpse has been found in the boot of a burnt-out rental car in Mexico, more than a week after he went missing, relatives say.
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Youngest Guantanamo inmate jailed

Sunday, October 31st 2010, 22:59

Canadian Omar Khadr, the youngest inmate at Guantanamo Bay, is sentenced to 40 years in jail, but will only serve eight years under a plea deal.
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Canadian revelled in US killing

Wednesday, October 27th 2010, 0:27
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Omar Khadr consoled himself during his detention with memories of killing a US soldier in Afghanistan in 2002, a military tribunal hears.
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Canadian militant pleads guilty

Monday, October 25th 2010, 16:10

Canadian Omar Khadr, the youngest inmate at Guantanamo Bay, pleads guilty to all five terror charges before a Guantanamo war crimes tribunal.
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Paranormal sequel spooks US chart

Monday, October 25th 2010, 8:02
related countries: United States United States

Moviegoers in the US and Canada flock to the sequel to 2009 horror hit Paranormal Activity.
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Heart disease signs in teenagers

Monday, October 25th 2010, 4:00

The blood vessels of obese teenagers look more like those found in middle-aged people, say Canadian researchers.
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Quaids request asylum in Canada

Sunday, October 24th 2010, 15:31
related countries: United States United States

Actor Randy Quaid and his wife Evi seek asylum in Canada, claiming they are being persecuted in the US and their lives are danger.
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Canadian military fires Williams

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 19:55

Convicted killer and Canadian air force officer Russell Williams is stripped of his rank of colonel and released from the Canadian Forces.
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Canada court press sources ruling

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 18:58

The Supreme Court of Canada sends a case involving a reporter who refused to reveal his source in a federal sponsorship scandal back to a lower court.
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Potash finds new ally against BHP

Friday, October 22nd 2010, 7:18

Saskatchewan province, home to Potash Corporation, asks the Canadian government to block BHP Billiton's bid for the fertiliser group.
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Canada 'to jail human smugglers'

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 19:47

Canadian government officials put forward legislation setting out tougher penalties for those caught smuggling illegal migrants into the country.
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Canada sex murder pilot gets life

Thursday, October 21st 2010, 16:47

Senior Canadian air force officer Russell Williams gets a life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years for two murders and sexual assaults.
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Details of pilot's murders heard

Wednesday, October 20th 2010, 18:53

The horrific details of murders committed by a senior Canadian air force officer, Col Russell Williams, are revealed at a sentencing hearing.
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Google in breach of privacy law

Tuesday, October 19th 2010, 15:14

The Canadian privacy commissioner finds that Google contravened privacy law by collecting personal data via its Street View service
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Canadian pilot admits two murders

Monday, October 18th 2010, 17:58

The commander of Canada's largest air force base pleads guilty to the murder of two women and the sexual assault of two others.
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October Crisis

Saturday, October 16th 2010, 10:17

How violence and fear stalked Canada 40 years ago
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Canada inmate 'negotiating deal'

Thursday, October 14th 2010, 20:39

Lawyers for Omar Khadr, a Canadian-born prisoner at Guantanamo Bay, say they are negotiating to avert a trial, although officials deny the claims.
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Canada troops to leave UAE base

Monday, October 11th 2010, 19:54
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates

Canadian troops are forced to leave a military base in the United Arab Emirates that supports missions in Afghanistan, amid an airline dispute.
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Canadian pilot to admit murders

Thursday, October 7th 2010, 16:16

The commander of Canada's largest air force base is to plead guilty to the murder of two women and the sexual assault of two others, his lawyer says.
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Canada census challenge rejected

Wednesday, October 6th 2010, 20:49
related countries: France France

The Federal Court of Canada rejects a French-speaking group's attempts to halt the government from scrapping the mandatory long-form census.
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Soldier in Afghan shooting sacked

Tuesday, October 5th 2010, 17:28
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A Canadian army captain convicted of shooting an unarmed, wounded Afghan fighter is demoted and sacked from the military but is not jailed.
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Canada governor general sworn in

Saturday, October 2nd 2010, 1:02
related places: Legal

Legal scholar David Johnston is sworn in as Canada's 28th governor general, the Queen's representative in the country.
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Canada to oppose sex trade ruling

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 20:21

The Canadian government will appeal against an Ontario court ruling overturning bans on pimping, soliciting and brothels, officials say.
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Canadian brothel ban overturned

Wednesday, September 29th 2010, 8:14

Laws in Canada banning brothels, soliciting and pimping are unconstitutional, an Ontario judge rules, in a case which could set a national precedent.
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Canada clean-up 'may take months'

Monday, September 27th 2010, 17:34

Canadian officials warn that fully repairing the damage done by Hurricane Igor in Newfoundland is likely to take months.
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Police probe plane alert 'hoax'

Sunday, September 26th 2010, 10:21
related countries: Pakistan Pakistan, Sweden Sweden
related places: Toronto

Canadian police investigate whether a Pakistani plane flying from Toronto was diverted to Sweden because of a hoax call.
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Aiming high - pilot realises da Vinci flight dream

Friday, September 24th 2010, 23:33

A Canadian student inspired by Leonardo da Vinci's sketches says he has made the first sustained flight in a human-powered, wing-flapping aircraft.
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Pre-built mosque's 2,000 mile trip

Friday, September 24th 2010, 7:08

A small Muslim community in Canada has taken delivery of a new pre-built mosque that has been transported more than 2,000 miles by land and water.
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Bear cub gets free train ride to Winnipeg

Friday, September 24th 2010, 1:44
related places: Winnipeg

A black bear cub receives a 12-hour free ride to Winnipeg, Canada, from the town of Foxwarren, after getting stuck on the bottom of a train car.
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Canada gun registry survives vote

Thursday, September 23rd 2010, 0:32

Canada's minority government loses a bid to end a rifle and shotgun registry which police say helps to trace guns used in crimes.
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Potash in BHP US court block bid

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 22:36
related countries: United States United States

Canadian fertiliser giant Potash Corporation asks a US court to block a hostile takeover bid from BHP Billiton.
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Arctic ambition

Wednesday, September 22nd 2010, 16:03

Canada stakes claim to Northwest Passage and mineral wealth
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