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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 apology for native schools

Wednesday, June 11th 2008, 22:38

Canada's PM apologises for the nation forcing 150,000 aboriginal children to attend boarding schools for assimilation.
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Painful legacy

Wednesday, June 11th 2008, 8:41

Damage done by Canada's schools for aboriginals
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Canadian Grand Prix - as it happened

Sunday, June 8th 2008, 16:00
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda

Robert Kubica claims his first Grand Prix win and the first for BMW Sauber as Lewis Hamilton goes out after a pit-lane collision.
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US inquiry for 'torture' deportee

Thursday, June 5th 2008, 16:53
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

The US is to investigate how it deported a Syrian-born Canadian to Syria where he was allegedly tortured.
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Canada hears of native abuse

Sunday, June 1st 2008, 17:57
related countries: India India

Canada's truth and reconciliation commission hears from natives who were victims of abuse.
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Canada FM quits for security slip

Tuesday, May 27th 2008, 8:19

Canada's foreign minister quits for leaving classified papers in an unsafe place, said to be an ex-girlfriend's flat.
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Foot find confuses Canada police

Saturday, May 24th 2008, 6:05

Canadian police are baffled by the discovery of a human foot on a beach - the fourth in eight months.
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Guantanamo detainee wins ruling

Friday, May 23rd 2008, 23:36
related countries: United States United States

Canada acted illegally by turning over information about a Canadian terror suspect to the US, the country's top court rules.
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Vast cracks appear in Arctic ice

Friday, May 23rd 2008, 18:29

A Canadian research expedition finds dramatic evidence of the break-up of the Arctic ice-cap.
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Quebec rejects removing crucifix

Friday, May 23rd 2008, 3:29
related places: Quebec

The government of the Canadian province of Quebec rejects a proposal to remove a crucifix from parliament.
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Hairdresser loses dead fly case

Thursday, May 22nd 2008, 18:31

A Canadian hairdresser who became depressed after finding a dead fly in bottled water loses a damages claim.
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Ice hockey: Russia win gold

Sunday, May 18th 2008, 23:20
related countries: Russia Russia

Russia win the ice hockey world championship, dethroning the host Canada 5-4 in the dramatic final.
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Quarantined train given all-clear

Saturday, May 10th 2008, 8:12

An infectious disease did not cause a woman to die and several people to fall ill on a train, Canadian officials say.
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Canada police probe plane death

Thursday, May 1st 2008, 22:38

Canadian police interview passengers from an Aeroflot plane where a man died after an alleged drunken row.
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Polar bears 'at risk' in Canada

Saturday, April 26th 2008, 7:22

Polar bears in Canada are at risk from climate change but not threatened by extinction, a panel of experts say.
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Fire guts historic Quebec armoury

Saturday, April 5th 2008, 6:30
related places: Quebec

A 19th Century armoury in Canada's Quebec City is destroyed by fire and an explosion.
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Transatlantic bomb plot trial begins

Thursday, April 3rd 2008, 16:10
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Eight British men are accused of planning to bomb passenger planes bound for the US and Canada.
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EU considering steps on seal hunt

Wednesday, March 26th 2008, 15:04

The European Union is considering taking measures against Canada over its annual seal hunt, which starts this week.
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Canadian MPS back Afghan mission

Friday, March 14th 2008, 10:40
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Canada's parliament extends its army's Afghan mission by two years on condition Nato allies send reinforcements.
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Snow storms batter Canada and US

Monday, March 10th 2008, 10:40
related countries: United States United States

Parts of the US Midwest are clearing up after record snowfalls as blizzards move across eastern Canada.
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Canada debates Afghan mission

Tuesday, February 26th 2008, 4:45
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Ottawa

A debate begins in the Canadian parliament in Ottawa on the future of the country's troops in Afghanistan.
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Canada eyes Afghan 2011 exit

Friday, February 22nd 2008, 12:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The 2,500 Canadian troops in south Afghanistan are due to leave within four years, under a government plan.
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Canada sends ex-SS guard to Italy

Saturday, February 16th 2008, 14:20
related countries: Italy Italy

A former Nazi prison guard, 83, arrives in Italy from Canada to serve a life sentence for murder.
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Canada seeks troops pledge

Friday, February 8th 2008, 11:21
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, France France
related places: Paris

Canada sends a high-level delegation to Paris to sound out a possible offer of military help in Afghanistan.
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Canada PM issues Afghan ultimatum

Thursday, January 31st 2008, 10:34
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Canada tells the US that it will withdraw its troops from Afghanistan unless Nato deploys more troops there.
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Canada isotope plant 'was unsafe'

Wednesday, January 30th 2008, 10:15

Canada re-opened a nuclear reactor despite safety risks, the nuclear watchdog's former head tells parliament.
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Canada call over Afghan mission

Tuesday, January 22nd 2008, 18:00
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

An independent panel calls for Canada to keep troops in Afghanistan indefinitely - but under certain conditions.
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Canada FM regrets 'torture list'

Saturday, January 19th 2008, 22:24
related countries: Israel Israel, United States United States

Canada apologises for listing the US and Israel as countries where prisoners are at risk of being tortured.
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Al-Qaeda plotter gets life in US

Friday, January 18th 2008, 22:03
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian al-Qaeda operative arrested in 2002 is sentenced to life in prison for plotting to bomb US embassies in South-East Asia.
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Canada puts US on 'torture list'

Friday, January 18th 2008, 1:24
related countries: United States United States

The US is listed as a country where prisoners are at risk of torture in a Canadian foreign ministry training manual.
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Turbulence forces Calgary landing

Thursday, January 10th 2008, 19:04
related places: Calgary

A plane makes an emergency landing at Calgary in Canada after a number of passengers are injured by turbulence.
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Pig farm killer appeals verdict

Thursday, January 10th 2008, 11:31

Lawyers for Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton file an appeal against his six murder convictions.
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Pig-farm killer conviction appeal

Monday, January 7th 2008, 22:35

Canadian prosecutors say they will appeal the second-degree murder convictions of serial killer Robert Pickton.
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Jazz legend Oscar Peterson dies

Tuesday, December 25th 2007, 5:42

Jazz pianist and composer Oscar Peterson, who was famous for his virtuoso style, has died in Toronto aged 82.
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Lottery fraud charge for Canadian

Thursday, December 20th 2007, 1:34

Canadian police charge a retailer with claiming a C$5.7m lottery prize, which customers had won.
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Canada hit by snowstorm

Tuesday, December 18th 2007, 5:22
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlantic

A deadly storm moves to Canada's Atlantic provinces after battering eastern Canada and north-east US.
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