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Drinking on ice - Canadian celebrations spark row

Friday, February 26th 2010, 10:03

Canada's women's ice-hockey team apologise for celebrating their Olympic gold by swigging champagne and beer and smoking cigars on the ice.
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Canada thrash Russia to make semi

Thursday, February 25th 2010, 2:48
related countries: Russia Russia

Canada power past Russia 7-3 in the quarter-finals of the men's ice hockey at the Winter Olympics, while Slovakia beat defending champions Sweden.
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Grizzlies are spotted encroaching on polar bear territory

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 17:08

Grizzly bears are being spotted in Manitoba, Canada, where biologists say only polar bears are usually found.
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Canada into ice hockey quarters

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 5:31
related countries: Germany Germany

Canada's men thrash Germany to set up a potentially thrilling ice hockey quarter-final against Russia at the Winter Olympics.
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US-free Americas bloc planned

Wednesday, February 24th 2010, 1:04
related countries: United States United States

Latin American and Caribbean nations agree to a new regional body without the US and Canada, Mexico's president says.
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Canadians waltz to ice dance gold

Tuesday, February 23rd 2010, 5:01
related places: Vancouver

Graceful Canadian duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir delight the home crowd with a stunning free dance to claim ice dance gold at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.
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US stun Canada in hockey showdown

Monday, February 22nd 2010, 2:57
related countries: United States United States

Canada suffer a shock 5-3 defeat by the United States in the ice hockey showdown at the Winter Olympics.
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Live - Winter Olympics day nine

Saturday, February 20th 2010, 16:54
related countries: China China
related places: Vancouver

Britain's men take on Canada in the men's curling in Vancouver, after the GB women lose to USA.
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Brazil sea rescue for Canadians

Friday, February 19th 2010, 18:57
related countries: Brazil Brazil

More than 60 people aboard a Canadian sailing ship that sank in high winds are rescued off the coast of Brazil.
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Final Canadian WWI veteran dies

Friday, February 19th 2010, 4:50

The last Canadian to see active service during World War I has died at the age of 109, the country's prime minister says.
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Ricker cruises to snowboard gold

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 23:23

Canadian Maelle Ricker wins the host nation's second gold of the Olympics in the snowboard cross as GB's Zoe Gillings suffers a knee injury and finishes eighth.
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Live - Winter Olympics day five

Tuesday, February 16th 2010, 16:50
related countries: Norway Norway, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Vancouver

Injured Briton Zoe Gillings finishes eighth as Canada win a second gold medal in the snowboard cross, while the country's men's ice hockey team easily defeat Norway in their first game in Vancouver.
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Live - Winter Olympics day four

Monday, February 15th 2010, 17:31

Six gold medals are won on day four, including the men's downhill and snowboard cross and the pairs figure skating.
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Canada secure historic gold medal

Monday, February 15th 2010, 2:28
related places: Vancouver

Canada's long wait for a first Olympic gold medal on home soil is over after Alexandre Bilodeau wins the men's moguls in Vancouver.
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Women at war

Monday, February 15th 2010, 0:00

Life on front line as a Canadian military mother
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Canada miss out on historic gold

Sunday, February 14th 2010, 4:58
related countries: United States United States

Canada's wait for Olympic gold on home soil continues as Hannah Kearney of the United States pips Jennifer Heil to gold in the freestyle skiing moguls.
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Olympic luger dies after crashing

Saturday, February 13th 2010, 9:18
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgian luge competitor Nodar Kumaritashvili dies after a crash, casting a shadow over the start of the Winter Olympics.
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Olympics open after luge tragedy

Saturday, February 13th 2010, 5:06

The 2010 Winter Olympics officially open but the Vancouver ceremony is overshadowed by the death of a Georgian luger.
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Olympic luger in horrific crash

Friday, February 12th 2010, 19:41
related countries: Georgia Georgia

Georgian luge competitor Nodar Kumaritashvili is seriously injured in a 95mph crash during Winter Olympic training in Canada.
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Vancouver fans give India Olympians free uniforms

Friday, February 12th 2010, 17:42
related countries: India India
related places: Vancouver

Vancouver's Indo-Canadian community rallies to provide funding and uniforms for India's three-man Winter Olympics team, local press reports say.
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Live - Winter Olympics begins

Friday, February 12th 2010, 17:29
related countries: Georgia Georgia
related places: Vancouver

The 21st Winter Olympics gets under way in Vancouver, hours after a Georgian luger dies in a training crash.
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Canada base boss held for murders

Monday, February 8th 2010, 23:53

The commander of Canada's largest Air Force base has been charged with the murder of two women, police say.
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Finance minister falls foul of 'welcome' igloo

Sunday, February 7th 2010, 17:04

A Canadian minister was lucky not to get a frosty reception after wrecking an igloo built by Inuits to welcome officials to G7 talks.
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Haiti to Canada

Wednesday, February 3rd 2010, 10:57

Longed-for adoption happens despite quake
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Haiti 'can lead quake recovery'

Tuesday, January 26th 2010, 3:54
related countries: Haiti Haiti
related places: Montreal

Haiti's government can lead efforts to rebuild the quake-hit country, its prime minister tells a conference in Canada.
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Folk singer Kate McGarrigle dies

Tuesday, January 19th 2010, 18:34
related places: Montreal

Canadian folk singer-songwriter Kate McGarrigle dies of cancer at the age of 63 at her home in Montreal.
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Canada jails truck bomb plotter

Monday, January 18th 2010, 21:18

A key figure in a plot to set off three truck bombs in eastern Canada is sentenced to life imprisonment.
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Google loses domain name claim

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 22:13

A small Canadian company behind a search engine called Groovle.com wins a case filed against it by search giant Google.
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China invests in Canada oil sands

Wednesday, December 30th 2009, 10:25

Asia's largest oil company, PetroChina, agrees to buy a 60% stake in two planned Canadian oil sands projects for $1.7bn.
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Microsoft Word sales ban upheld

Wednesday, December 23rd 2009, 9:36
related countries: United States United States

A US appeals court upholds a $290m (£182m) verdict against Microsoft in a patent dispute with Canadian company i4i.
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Canada recalls spitting diplomat

Monday, December 14th 2009, 10:20
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

A Canadian junior envoy who caused a diplomatic row after spitting at a Tanzanian policeman and journalist is recalled.
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'Diplomatic spat' angers Tanzania

Friday, December 11th 2009, 15:46
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Tanzania's foreign ministry summons the Canadian High Commissioner after a diplomat allegedly spat at a policeman.
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In pictures

Friday, December 11th 2009, 0:20
related countries: United States United States

The US and Canada suffer with heavy snowfalls
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Kazemi death case heard in Canada

Thursday, December 3rd 2009, 11:47
related countries: Iran Iran

A Canadian sues Iran over the death in custody of his mother, photojournalist Zahra Kazemi.
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Flu vaccine put on hold in Canada

Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 14:11

GlaxoSmithKline tells doctors in Canada to stop using a batch of its swine flu, amid reports of severe side effects.
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Tuesday, November 24th 2009, 10:12
related countries: United States United States

More than two million cots are recalled in the US and Canada over fears that a defect could cause children to suffocate.
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Canada hears of Afghan 'torture'

Thursday, November 19th 2009, 4:48
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A Canadian diplomat says many Afghan detainees captured by Canadian forces in 2006 and 2007 are likely to have been tortured.
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How Canadian cat sparked rumours of Lady Thatcher's death

Friday, November 13th 2009, 10:59

A text message announcing the death of a minister's cat, named Thatcher after his political heroine, sparks an embarrassing diplomatic incident in Canada.
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Canadian rescued from bears on Arctic ice

Monday, November 9th 2009, 22:37

A Canadian teenager is rescued from a drifting ice floe in the Arctic, after being stranded with two polar bears while snowmobiling.
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Charles tribute to Canada troops

Friday, November 6th 2009, 13:52
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Prince of Wales praises Canada's armed forces for their courage on the latest leg of his 11-day tour of the country.
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Germany angered by Opel decision

Wednesday, November 4th 2009, 10:27
related places: Vauxhall

General Motors announces that it has cancelled plans to sell Opel and Vauxhall to Canadian car parts firm Magna.
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Canadian's bid to sue US rejected

Monday, November 2nd 2009, 23:29
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States
related places: New York

A New York court rules against allowing a Syrian-born Canadian to sue US authorities over his mistaken arrest for terrorism links.
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