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Canada continues to detain Tamils

Tuesday, August 24th 2010, 3:57
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Hundreds of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who arrived in Canada aboard a cargo ship 11 days ago are kept in jail.
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Dinosaur bones discovered in Canadian sewer

Monday, August 23rd 2010, 22:54
related places: Edmonton

Canadian workers unearth large bones belonging to two separate species of dinosaur while digging a new sewer tunnel in Edmonton.
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Canadian economic growth 'slows'

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 16:18

Canadian economic growth slowed in July amid a decline in the housing market while manufacturing edged up, an economic index shows.
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Surprise welcome for police at Canadian marijuana farm

Thursday, August 19th 2010, 7:12

Police raiding a marijuana farm in western Canada were astonished to find black bears apparently guarding it.
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BHP launches hostile Potash bid

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 15:10

BHP Billiton makes a hostile takeover bid for Potash Corp as demand for fertiliser is set to increase to meet rising meat demand.
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Canadian gun registry head ousted

Wednesday, August 18th 2010, 15:08

The head of the Canada's Firearms Program, a vocal backer of a national firearms registry, is ousted as the government weighs scrapping the scheme.
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Reconstruction starts on Canada's igloo cathedral

Tuesday, August 17th 2010, 2:17

Workers start rebuilding an igloo-shaped Anglican cathedral in Canada's Nunavut territory, after it was damaged by arson five years ago.
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Canada processes Tamil migrants

Saturday, August 14th 2010, 1:26
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Immigration officials in Canada begin processing some 490 migrants, who are believed to be from Sri Lanka and to have been on a cargo ship for three months.
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'Tamil refugee ship' nears Canada

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 4:35
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Thailand Thailand
related places: Pacific

A Thai ship thought to be carrying Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka is approaching Canada's Pacific coast, officials say.
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Murray v Malisse as it happened

Wednesday, August 11th 2010, 21:10

Defending champion Andy Murray beats Xavier Malisse 7-5 6-2 in the second round of the ATP Rogers Cup in Canada.
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Youngest Guantanamo inmate tried

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 21:35
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian who was 15 when he allegedly killed a US soldier in Afghanistan becomes the first man tried at Guantanamo Bay under President Obama.
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Canada 'monitoring' refugee ship

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 5:34
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

A ship carrying hundreds of Sri Lankan asylum seekers is heading towards Canada's west coast, Canadian officials say.
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Canadian's 'confessions' allowed

Tuesday, August 10th 2010, 1:31
related countries: United States United States

Alleged confessions of a Canadian being held at Guantanamo Bay can be heard at his trial, a US military judge has ruled.
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In pictures

Friday, August 6th 2010, 22:32

Canadian team finds ship lost in Arctic waters 150 years ago
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DiCaprio attacker must stay away

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 7:48

A Canadian woman accused of attacking Inception star Leonardo DiCaprio with a broken beer bottle in 2005 is given a restraining order.
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'Al-Qaeda weapons supplier' freed

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 2:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Toronto

A Canadian accused by the US of supplying weapons to al-Qaeda is freed after a judge in Toronto refuses to extradite him to the US.
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Canada firefighting plane crashes

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 22:08

A water-bomber plane fighting forest fires in western Canada crashes, killing the two pilots and igniting another fire.
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Canada firefighting plane crashes

Sunday, August 1st 2010, 22:08

A water-bomber plane fighting forest fires in western Canada crashes, killing the two pilots and igniting another fire.
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Canada weighs pig killer retrial

Friday, July 30th 2010, 13:35

The Canadian Supreme Court decides whether to grant a new trial to a pig farmer convicted of killing six women.
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'I survived deadly bear attack'

Friday, July 30th 2010, 9:49

A Canadian woman has said she played dead in order to escape from a bear during an attack in Montana that left one man dead.
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'I survived deadly bear attack'

Friday, July 30th 2010, 9:49

A Canadian woman has said she played dead in order to escape from a bear during an attack in Montana that left one man dead.
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Canada jails Iran nuclear suspect

Friday, July 30th 2010, 3:15
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Toronto

The Ontario Court of Justice in Canada sentences a Toronto man to four years in prison for trying to export nuclear-related items to Iran.
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Doomed 1848 ship found in Arctic

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 20:34

Canadian archaeologists locate the wreck of HMS Investigator, a British ship abandoned in the Arctic in the 19th Century.
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Doomed 1848 ship found in Arctic

Wednesday, July 28th 2010, 20:34
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Canadian archaeologists locate the wreck of HMS Investigator, a British ship abandoned in the Arctic in the 19th Century.
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US-Canada oil pipe pollutes river

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 22:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Michigan

A pipeline carrying oil from the US to Canada spills over 800,000 gallons (3m litres) of oil into a creek which pours into a Michigan river.
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Priest sorry for canine communion

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 10:57

A priest in Canada has apologised after giving Holy Communion bread to a dog, as an act of welcome to its owner.
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Iran sanctions: Voices of doubt

Tuesday, July 27th 2010, 6:00
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Tehran has hit back at new sanctions being imposed by the EU and Canada, saying they will only complicate Iran's international relations.
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Pilot escapes from fighter jet crash

Saturday, July 24th 2010, 8:17

A Canadian fighter pilot is recovering after his jet crashed during a practice run at an air show in Alberta.
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Conrad Black told to stay in US

Friday, July 23rd 2010, 19:10

Canadian-born media baron Conrad Black must stay in the US at least until his next court hearing on 16 August.
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G20 'ringleader' held in Canada

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 3:32
related places: Toronto

Canadian police arrest a 21-year-old Ontario woman, who they allege was a ringleader for trouble and vandalism at Toronto's G20 summit.
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Conrad Black released from prison

Thursday, July 22nd 2010, 2:20
related countries: United States United States

Canadian-born newspaper tycoon Conrad Black is released from a US prison on $2m bail, pending an appeal.
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BP agrees $7bn sale of oil assets

Tuesday, July 20th 2010, 21:34
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Mexico Mexico, United States United States

BP is to sell assets in the US, western Canada and Egypt, in order to part-fund the clean-up cost of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
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Bieber beats Gaga YouTube record

Monday, July 19th 2010, 9:29

The Canadian singer has overtaken Lady Gaga to have the most viewed music video on YouTube.
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Row over Canada fighter jet order

Friday, July 16th 2010, 16:38
related countries: United States United States

Canada's government announces the purchase of 65 new fighter jets in a multi-billion dollar order, sparking a row with the opposition.
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Canada manufacturing sales rise

Thursday, July 15th 2010, 18:05

Canadian manufacturing saw gains in May but other signs add to the impression of a drawn-out economic recovery.
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U2 reschedule US and Canada dates

Wednesday, July 14th 2010, 7:35
related countries: United States United States
related places: Bono, Rock

Rock band U2 reschedule tour dates in the US and Canada postponed when singer Bono had emergency back surgery.
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US and Canada swelter in heatwave

Wednesday, July 7th 2010, 21:18
related countries: United States United States

The eastern US and parts of Canada are in the grip of a heatwave, which is blamed for power cuts and two deaths.
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Fire causes blackouts in Toronto

Tuesday, July 6th 2010, 0:33
related places: Toronto

A fire at a transformer station in Toronto plunges parts of the Canadian city into darkness and delays a state dinner.
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Prank leaves singer Justin Bieber facing tour of North Korea

Monday, July 5th 2010, 12:58
related countries: North Korea North Korea

Justin Bieber tour page is the target of internet pranksters, voting for the Canadian singer to play North Korea.
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No escape yet from 'Swantanamo Bay' for Ottawa's royal swans

Tuesday, June 29th 2010, 11:34
related places: Ottawa

Plans to approve a new winter home royal swans in the Canadian capital in time for a visit by Queen Elizabeth II are delayed.
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G20 agrees deficit cuts by 2013

Monday, June 28th 2010, 11:56

Leaders at the G20 summit in Canada agree the richest members will halve their budget deficits within three years.
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Canada signs India nuclear deal

Monday, June 28th 2010, 8:23
related countries: India India

India and Canada sign an agreement to co-operate in developing civilian nuclear energy.
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G8 condemns Korea warship sinking

Saturday, June 26th 2010, 23:57

Leaders of the G8 industrialised nations condemn North Korea over the sinking of a South Korean warship.
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