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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

Women fight Olympic ski jump ban

Tuesday, April 21st 2009, 6:37

A group of female ski jumpers goes to a Canadian court to force the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics to include their events.
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Darfur aid worker hostage 'ill'

Monday, April 20th 2009, 9:34
related countries: France France, Sudan Sudan

A French aid worker being held hostage in Sudan's Darfur region is sick, says her Canadian fellow captive.
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Hell's Angels crackdown in Canada

Wednesday, April 15th 2009, 22:15

About 150 people are arrested in a major police crackdown on the Hell's Angels motorcycle gang in Canada.
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Ethiopia destroys mines stockpile

Monday, April 13th 2009, 9:01
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia
related places: Ottawa

Ethiopia says it has destroyed its stocks of anti-personnel mines, in line with an international treaty.
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Canadian appeals UK plot ruling

Friday, April 10th 2009, 8:21
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The first Canadian to be sentenced under the country's new anti-terrorism legislation is to appeal against his conviction.
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Stolen single-engine plane intercepted by US fighter jets

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 16:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ontario

A small plane reported stolen in Canada is intercepted by US fighter jets and forced to land in Missouri.
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Stolen single-engine plane intercepted by US fighter jets

Tuesday, April 7th 2009, 10:33
related countries: United States United States
related places: Ontario

A small plane allegedly stolen from an airport in Ontario, Canada, is intercepted by US fighter jets and forced to land in Missouri.
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Canadian hitman admits killing 28

Tuesday, March 31st 2009, 23:56
related places: Quebec

A contract killer in Canada admits to 28 murders and 12 attempted murders over three decades at his trial in Quebec.
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Cyber spies 'target' the Dalai Lama

Sunday, March 29th 2009, 17:33
related countries: China China

An electronic spy network, based mainly in China, has infiltrated computers around the world, Canadian researchers say.
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Relief worker shot dead in Darfur

Tuesday, March 24th 2009, 12:24
related countries: Sudan Sudan

A Sudanese worker with a Canadian aid agency is shot dead in the Darfur region of Sudan.
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Afghan blasts kill Canada troops

Saturday, March 21st 2009, 0:29
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

Four Canadian soldiers are killed and eight injured in two separate bombs in Afghanistan's Kandahar province.
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Canada bars UK MP Galloway

Friday, March 20th 2009, 14:49
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Canadian immigration authorities ban UK MP George Galloway from entering the country on security grounds.
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Canadian in Ethiopia terror case

Thursday, March 19th 2009, 10:04
related countries: Ethiopia Ethiopia

A Canadian citizen, allegedly held in secret detention for two years, appears in an Ethiopian court accused of terrorism charges.
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Experts unearth tiny meat-eating dinosaur in Canada dig

Monday, March 16th 2009, 23:56

The smallest meat-eating dinosaur ever found in North America has been identified from six tiny pelvic bones.
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Sixteen missing in Canada crash

Friday, March 13th 2009, 15:38

A search continues for 16 people missing after their helicopter crashed into the sea off eastern Canada on Thursday.
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Prisoners use nail clippers to break out of Canada jail

Friday, March 13th 2009, 9:53

Six prisoners in Canada use nail clippers and other makeshift tools to break out of jail while fellow inmates block the guards' view.
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Search for Canada crash survivors

Friday, March 13th 2009, 1:43

One person is confirmed dead and one survivor is found after a helicopter carrying 18 people crashes off Canada's east coast.
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Canadian jailed over UK bomb plot

Thursday, March 12th 2009, 16:11
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Canadian convicted of involvement in a foiled fertiliser bomb plot in Britain is sentenced to 10 years and six months in jail.
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Canada bus killer not accountable

Thursday, March 5th 2009, 17:49

A man accused of beheading a fellow bus passenger is not criminally responsible due to mental illness, a judge has ruled.
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Canada cuts rates to record low

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 15:17

Canada's central bank cuts its key interest from 1% to 0.5%, a record low, as it tries to stem the effects of the downturn.
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Canada inquiry told of Taser use

Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 14:36
related countries: Poland Poland

A Canadian police officer who killed a Polish immigrant with a Taser stun gun said he believed the man intended to attack.
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Canada 'turns back Russia bomber'

Friday, February 27th 2009, 17:34
related countries: Russia Russia, United States United States
related places: Ottawa

Canadian jets intercepted a Russian bomber on the eve of US President Obama's visit to Ottawa, Canadian officials say.
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Crew rescued from blazing vessel

Sunday, February 22nd 2009, 23:39
related countries: Spain Spain

The crew of a blazing Spanish fishing boat is rescued by the Canadian Coast Guard in the North Atlantic.
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Obama pledges to work with Canada

Friday, February 20th 2009, 0:46
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan, United States United States

Barack Obama, in his first foreign trip as US president, promises to co-operate with Canada on trade, energy and Afghanistan.
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Buy American clause 'dangerous'

Tuesday, February 3rd 2009, 9:30
related countries: United States United States

The EU and Canada warn that a clause on construction in the US economic recovery package could promote protectionism.
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Facing up to Canada's dark history

Saturday, January 31st 2009, 11:50

Lorraine Mallinder finds that Canada is struggling to come to terms with the legacy of its residential school system.
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US and Canadian shares ditched

Friday, January 30th 2009, 16:50
related countries: Norway Norway, United States United States
related places: Cessna

Norway's state investment fund blacklists "unethical" US arms firm Textron and Canadian miner Barrick Gold.
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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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