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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's opposition leader quits

Tuesday, December 9th 2008, 0:27

The leader of Canada's main opposition Liberal Party, Stephane Dion, announces his early resignation.
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Canada Afghan death toll hits 100

Friday, December 5th 2008, 22:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Three Canadian soldiers die in a bomb attack in Afghanistan, bringing to 100 the number of Canadians killed there.
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Canadian crisis

Friday, December 5th 2008, 1:58

Unprecedented halt ends bitter week in parliament
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Canada halts parliament amid row

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 22:50

Canadian PM Stephen Harper secures a suspension of parliament, saving him from defeat in a confidence vote.
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North American Anglicans separate

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 2:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Church

Traditionalist Anglicans formally announce that they are setting up a new Church in the US and Canada.
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Canada PM vows to stop opposition

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 2:05

Canadian PM Stephen Harper says he will use "every legal means" to block an opposition plan to topple his government.
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Canada head weighs crisis options

Wednesday, December 3rd 2008, 11:23

Governor General Michaelle Jean cuts short an overseas trip to return to Canada to deal with a growing political crisis.
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Canada PM sees opposition revolt

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 12:45

Canada's opposition parties join forces to try to topple PM Stephen Harper and his minority Conservative government.
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New sentence for 'swirled' abuser

Monday, November 24th 2008, 13:20
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A court in Thailand sentences Canadian paedophile to six more years in jail for the abuse of a second Thai boy.
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Live text - Autumn Tests

Saturday, November 22nd 2008, 13:06
related countries: Argentina Argentina, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales host New Zealand after England suffer a record defeat by South Africa, Ireland beat Argentina and Scotland defeat Canada.
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CBC reporter details Afghan kidnap

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 11:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A Canadian journalist held hostage for 28 days in Afghanistan gives her first interview since she was freed.
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'Foot' discovered on Canada shore

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 8:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Canada discover what could be the seventh human foot to wash ashore in British Colombia since August 2007.
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Canadian reporter freed in Afghanistan

Sunday, November 9th 2008, 9:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

A Canadian CBC TV journalist is freed in Afghanistan four weeks after being kidnapped in the capital, Kabul.
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Chinese images win global prize

Friday, October 31st 2008, 7:36
related countries: China China

A photographic prize said to be the world's richest is won by a Canadian for images of ecological disaster in northern China.
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Canadian bomb plotter convicted

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 16:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Canadian software developer is found guilty in a trial linked to a foiled fertiliser bomb plot in Britain.
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Canadian 'role in Syria torture'

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 22:09
related countries: Syria Syria

An inquiry finds Canadian officials indirectly contributed to the torture in Syria of three Canadian terrorist suspects.
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Canada opposition leader to quit

Monday, October 20th 2008, 18:50

The leader of Canada's main opposition Liberal Party, Stephane Dion, says he will resign after last week's election defeat.
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Canadians re-elect Conservatives

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 10:31

With most votes counted in Canada's election, the Conservatives are set to form another minority government.
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Canada sees eve-of-poll vote push

Monday, October 13th 2008, 14:34

Canada's political leaders travel the country in a final bid to win over voters before Tuesday's general election.
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Canada dropped from F1 calendar

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 13:07

The Canadian Grand Prix has been dropped from the 2009 Formula One calendar, leaving North America without a round.
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Bus murder suspect fit for trial

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 9:31

A man accused of beheading a passenger on a Canadian bus in July is now fit to stand trial, his lawyers say.
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Paedophile faces new Thai charges

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 5:50
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Convicted Canadian paedophile Christopher Neil appears in a Thai court to face a new charge of abusing children.
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Canada PM attacked over economy

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 12:55

Canadian opposition leaders accuse PM Stephen Harper of not having an economic plan, during a debate ahead a general election later this month.
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China 'spying on Skype messages'

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 1:38
related countries: China China

Chinese officials are censoring messages sent through the internet service Skype, Canadian researchers say.
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China 'spying on Skype messages'

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 1:38
related countries: China China

Chinese officials are censoring messages sent through the internet service Skype, Canadian researchers say.
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Rivals feud in Canada poll debate

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 9:26

Canadian political leaders wrangle over the economy in the first of two televised general election debates.
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Canada PM faces plagiarism claim

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 8:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Canadian PM Stephen Harper read a 2003 speech on Iraq which had identical sections to one by Australia's ex-PM John Howard.
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Rare hurricane hits east Canada

Monday, September 29th 2008, 3:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Maine, New Brunswick

Hurricane Kyle makes landfall in eastern Canada, the country's hurricane service reports.
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Canadian guilty in terror trial

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 16:24

A Canadian man is found guilty of participating in a home-grown terrorist group that allegedly planned to behead the PM.
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'I'm a lumberjack'

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 11:29

The new face of Canada's forestry workforce
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Canada Afghan mission 'ends 2011'

Thursday, September 11th 2008, 10:57
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Canadian PM Stephen Harper for the first time vows that Canadian troops will end their mission in Afghanistan in 2011.
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Canadian PM calls snap election

Sunday, September 7th 2008, 14:22

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper calls an early election in a bid to strengthen his minority government.
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Canadian PM to call snap election

Friday, September 5th 2008, 20:35

Canada's prime minister confirms he will call an early election to be held 14 October.
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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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