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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 primed for snap election

Thursday, September 4th 2008, 21:46

Reports from Canada suggest Prime Minister Stephen Harper is about to call a general election, just two years after taking office.
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Afghan attack kills Canada troops

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 17:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Three Canadian soldiers die and five are hurt in an attack on their vehicle in south Afghanistan, says the Canadian military.
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Major ice-shelf loss for Canada

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 8:38

Canada's Arctic ice shelves have lost a colossal area this year, scientists report, with one 50 sq km shelf breaking off completely.
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Salmon or venison? Canadian wolves sniff out a new diet

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 0:36

Wolves in western Canada prefer to fish for salmon when it is in season rather than hunt deer or other wild game, researchers find.
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Two held over France camp rape

Tuesday, September 2nd 2008, 12:31
related countries: France France

French police are questioning two men in connection with the rape of a Canadian student at a migrants camp, according to reports
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Student 'raped in migrant camp'

Friday, August 29th 2008, 12:05
related countries: France France
related places: Calais

French police question about 100 men after a Canadian student is raped by a man near Calais.
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Airline lifevests go to cut costs

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 19:15

A regional airline in Canada is removing lifevests from all its planes to cut weight and so reduce fuel costs.
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Canadian PM presses Arctic claim

Thursday, August 28th 2008, 17:19

Canada's PM says all large ships entering the Northwest Passage and other Arctic waters must register with its Coast Guard.
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Listeria fear after Canada deaths

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 15:49

Canadian health officials are investigating 12 deaths thought to be linked to contaminated meat products.
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Canadians arrest one of the world's most prolific bicycle thieves

Tuesday, August 26th 2008, 10:09

Canadian police arrest one of the world's most prolific bicycle thieves after discovering almost 3,000 bikes in his possession.
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Missing Somalia journalists named

Sunday, August 24th 2008, 15:39
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Somalia Somalia

Three journalists feared kidnapped in Somalia come from Australia, Canada and Somalia.
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Journalists missing in Somalia

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 18:07
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Somalia Somalia

An Australian journalist and his Canadian colleague are missing, feared kidnapped, in Somalia, along with their interpreter.
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Malaysia allows Lavigne concert

Saturday, August 23rd 2008, 16:59
related countries: Malaysia Malaysia

Canadian pop singer Avril Lavigne will be allowed to perform in Malaysia despite concerns her show is "too sexy".
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Canada expels Italian 'mobster'

Wednesday, August 20th 2008, 10:03
related countries: Italy Italy

An alleged high-ranking mafia boss, believed to be a key player in drugs trafficking, is extradited to Italy from Canada.
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Frodeno claims gold as Brits fade

Tuesday, August 19th 2008, 4:08
related countries: Germany Germany, New Zealand New Zealand

Germany's Jan Frodeno wins triathlon gold ahead of Canada's Simon Whitfield and New Zealand's Bevan Doherty.
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Canada seeks historic shipwrecks

Friday, August 15th 2008, 21:27
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Canadian team is to search for two British ships lost in an 1845 expedition to find the Northwest Passage.
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Canadian sentenced for sex abuse

Friday, August 15th 2008, 12:41
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Canadian Christopher Neil is sentenced to more than three years in jail for abusing a 13-year-old boy in Thailand.
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Canada to expel US army deserter

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 22:21
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

Canada is to deport a United States soldier who fled to the country to avoid deployment in Iraq.
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Border trackers

Wednesday, August 13th 2008, 8:34
related countries: United States United States

Hi-tech and horses help guard the Canada-US border
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Canada Afghan troop deaths mount

Tuesday, August 12th 2008, 10:11
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A Canadian corporal is killed in fighting in Afghanistan, the 90th soldier to die since Canada's mission there began in 2002.
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All clear after Toronto fireball

Monday, August 11th 2008, 9:50
related places: Toronto

Thousands of people forced to flee after a gas explosion in the Canadian city of Toronto are allowed back home.
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Residents flee Toronto explosion

Sunday, August 10th 2008, 23:40
related places: Toronto

Thousands of people in the Canadian city of Toronto evacuate their homes after an explosion at a propane gas plant.
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Detroit mayor jailed for bail breach

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 21:30
related countries: United States United States
related places: Detroit

Mayor of Detroit, Kwame Kilpatrick, is jailed for visiting Canada in a violation of the terms of his bail in a perjury case.
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Canada escort in Somalia welcomed

Thursday, August 7th 2008, 11:06
related countries: Somalia Somalia

The UN welcomes Canada's offer to protect aid ships from Somali pirates, but calls for more help.
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Beheading suspect says 'kill me'

Wednesday, August 6th 2008, 8:22

A man who allegedly beheaded a passenger on a Canadian bus is sent for psychiatric tests, as he says "please kill me" in court.
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Arctic park faces melting crisis

Friday, August 1st 2008, 21:43

A national park in Canada's Arctic has been partly closed after record high temperatures caused flash flooding.
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Bus beheading suspect in court

Friday, August 1st 2008, 21:19

The man accused of the savage attack on a fellow passenger on a Canadian bus has been charged with second degree murder
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Beheaded Canada bus man 'named'

Friday, August 1st 2008, 17:21

A young man beheaded in a savage knife attack on a Canadian bus is identified as a "bubbly" 22-year-old by friends online.
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Northern hemisphere looks up for total eclipse

Friday, August 1st 2008, 14:36
related countries: China China, Russia Russia

Large parts of the Northern Hemisphere have fallen into shadow under the path of a total eclipse of the Sun.
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Passenger beheaded on Canada bus

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 22:18

A man kills and beheads a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus travelling across the Canadian Prairies.
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Canadian Arctic sheds ice chunk

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 10:39

A large chunk of the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf has broken free of the northern Canadian coast, scientists say.
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Cash crop

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 12:02

Canada's middle class takes up cannabis growing
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McCartney wows 200,000 after Canadian show row

Monday, July 21st 2008, 8:05
related countries: France France
related places: Quebec

Sir Paul McCartney performs his greatest hits and speaks French to more than 200,000 fans at a Quebec concert opposed by nationalists.
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Canada deports US army deserter

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 14:13
related countries: United States United States

A soldier who deserted from the US army and fled to Canada is deported to the United States.
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Guantanamo view

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 4:14

Video gives Canada glimpse of its terror detainee
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First Guantanamo video released

Tuesday, July 15th 2008, 16:54

A video of a 16-year-old being questioned at Guantanamo Bay prison camp is released - the first such footage to be made public.
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Canada ruling boosts US deserter

Saturday, July 5th 2008, 0:47
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian court orders a review of a US army deserter's failed asylum bid, in a case that may affect scores of others.
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