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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 vows economic action

Tuesday, January 27th 2009, 12:25

Canada's minority Conservative government is to unveil a new budget which it says will boost the slowing economy.
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Canada investigates Taser death

Tuesday, January 20th 2009, 1:11

Canada launches an inquiry into the death of a man stunned by police with a Taser gun at an airport in 2007.
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Canada chooses music showcase to welcome Obama

Thursday, January 15th 2009, 8:19
related countries: United States United States

Canadian radio invites listeners to compile a playlist of their country's best songs for US President-elect Barack Obama.
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Money worries for Canada Olympics

Tuesday, January 13th 2009, 12:58
related places: Vancouver

Officials in Vancouver are seeking emergency powers to borrow money for the 2010 Winter Games athletes' village.
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Canada charges two with polygamy

Thursday, January 8th 2009, 16:45

The leaders of two breakaway fundamentalist Mormon sects in an isolated Canadian community are charged with polygamy.
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Canada expels US woman deserter

Thursday, January 8th 2009, 1:43
related countries: United States United States

A US army deserter and mother of three is ordered to leave Canada after her appeal for refuge fails.
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Afghan murder charge for Canadian

Friday, January 2nd 2009, 18:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Canadian military police charge a Canadian officer with murdering an unarmed Afghan man in Helmand Province.
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Eighth body found in Canada snow

Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 21:51

Rescue workers find the last of the bodies of eight snowmobilers buried under two avalanches in western Canada.
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Iraqi-Canadian 'spied for Saddam'

Tuesday, December 30th 2008, 12:23
related countries: Iraq Iraq, United States United States

An Iraqi-born Canadian citizen is charged in the US of conspiring to spy from 2000 for the former Iraqi ruler Saddam Hussein.
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Snow causes N America travel woe

Thursday, December 25th 2008, 11:02
related countries: United States United States

Heavy snow leaves holiday travellers across the US and Canada struggling to reach their destinations.
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Canada hit by heavy snow storms

Tuesday, December 23rd 2008, 2:04

Canada is blanketed in snow from coast to coast as severe winter storms disrupt transport and leave thousands without power.
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Canada to aid car manufacturers

Saturday, December 20th 2008, 19:58
related countries: United States United States

The Canadian government pledges C$4bn in loans to rescue subsidiaries of US car manufacturers based there.
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Lungs 'repaired for transplant'

Friday, December 19th 2008, 23:59

Canadian doctors say they have reconditioned lungs to make them suitable for transplanting.
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Mice prime suspects in deadly Canadian cat fire

Friday, December 19th 2008, 16:36
related places: Toronto

Canadian fire officials say mice may be responsible for a blaze that killed nearly 100 cats at an animal shelter near Toronto.
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Growing pains

Thursday, December 18th 2008, 9:17

Population boom stretches Canada's oil sands city
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Tuareg rebels 'holding UN envoy'

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 9:59
related countries: Niger Niger
related places: Niamey

The UN's special envoy to Niger, Canadian diplomat Robert Fowler, is reported missing near the capital Niamey.
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In oil's shadow

Monday, December 15th 2008, 11:33

Why some people fear Canada's oil sands industry
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'Dirty oil'

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 13:25

Vocal opposition to Canada's growing oil sands industry
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Canada's Liberals pick Ignatieff

Wednesday, December 10th 2008, 20:36

Michael Ignatieff, a former Harvard academic, is appointed interim leader of Canada's main opposition Liberal Party.
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Canada's rate at half-century low

Tuesday, December 9th 2008, 16:10

Canada's central bank brings interest rates to their lowest level in 50 years, at 1.5%, in an effort to stem recession.
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Quebec Liberals win re-election

Tuesday, December 9th 2008, 5:59
related countries: France France
related places: Quebec

The Liberals in Canada's mainly French-speaking province of Quebec are re-elected to a majority government.
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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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