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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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What have the G8 and G20 achieved?

Friday, June 25th 2010, 12:16

G8 and G20 leaders have concluded their meetings in Canada. What's your reaction to what they have agreed?
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Toronto man held over G20 'plot'

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 15:17
related places: Toronto

A man in Toronto is charged with possession of explosives in what police say is an arrest related to a G20 summit in the Canadian city.
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Stolen tiger and camels recovered after Canada appeal

Wednesday, June 23rd 2010, 5:45

Two camels and a tiger stolen last week in Canada as they were being taken on a truck trailer to a zoo are found.
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Canadian zoo appeals for return of stolen tiger and camels

Monday, June 21st 2010, 22:10

A zoo in Canada pleads for the safe return of a Bengal tiger and two camels that were stolen while they were being moved.
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Canada Taser death 'unjustified'

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 19:19
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Police

Police officers in Canada were not justified in using a taser gun on a Polish immigrant who later died, an inquiry finds.
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Tiger and camels missing after Canada truck theft

Saturday, June 19th 2010, 4:53
related places: Montreal

A tiger and two camels are missing after a truck and a trailer they were travelling in were stolen near Montreal.
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'Errors' led to Air India tragedy

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 19:43

A "cascading series of errors" led to the 1985 bombing of an Air India jet that killed 329 people, an inquiry in Canada concludes.
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Canada Air India report expected

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 10:59

A Canadian commission of inquiry is expected to release a report into the bombing of Air India flight 182 in 1985.
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Schumacher escapes Massa penalty

Sunday, June 13th 2010, 21:01

Mercedes driver Michael Schumacher will not be punished for his part in an incident with Ferrari's Felipe Massa during the Canadian Grand Prix.
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Canadian GP as it happened

Sunday, June 13th 2010, 19:31
related countries: Bermuda Bermuda
related places: Montreal

McLaren's Lewis Hamilton wins Canadian Grand Prix from team-mate Jenson Button.
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Button fastest in first practice

Friday, June 11th 2010, 15:58

McLaren live up to their billing as pre-race favourites by setting the pace in first practice at the Canadian Grand Prix.
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Live - Canadian GP practice

Friday, June 11th 2010, 13:32
related places: Montreal

Jenson Button is quickest ahead of Michael Schumacher in first practice in Montreal for this weekend's Canadian Grand Prix.
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Maple spirit

Monday, June 7th 2010, 17:05
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Why the UK government hopes to turn Canadian
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Canadian fires spark smog alerts

Tuesday, June 1st 2010, 15:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Quebec

Firefighters in Canada battle forest fires that have sparked smog alerts across Quebec and parts of the north-eastern US.
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Canadian Afghan commander sacked

Sunday, May 30th 2010, 3:24
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

The head of Canadian forces in Afghanistan is dismissed after allegations of an inappropriate personal relationship.
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Canada firms vow to save forests

Wednesday, May 19th 2010, 10:41

Environment groups and timber firms agree to protect two-thirds of Canada's vast forests from unsustainable logging.
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Athlete doctor in drugs scandal

Tuesday, May 18th 2010, 21:42

A Canadian doctor who has treated Tiger Woods and other elite athletes is charged with supplying illegal drugs.
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Canada jets escort 'threat' plane

Sunday, May 16th 2010, 6:43
related places: Vancouver

Canadian fighter jets escort a Cathay Pacific airliner to land at Vancouver airport amid a "bomb threat", officials say.
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Sugar drops before a jab 'reduce babies' pain'

Wednesday, May 12th 2010, 23:33

Babies should be given something sugary before a jab to reduce pain, Canadian researchers say.
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Japan seeks whale activist arrest

Friday, April 30th 2010, 7:06
related countries: Japan Japan

Japan's coastguard seeks to arrest environmental activist Paul Watson for disrupting whale hunts, reports say.
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BP faces down shareholder protest

Thursday, April 15th 2010, 15:53

BP looks to have beaten a shareholder rebellion amid concerns over its project in Canada's oil sand reserves.
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Sinopec in $4.65bn oil investment

Tuesday, April 13th 2010, 6:41
related countries: China China, United States United States

China's Sinopec oil company is to pay US-based ConocoPhillips $4.65bn for a stake in a Canadian tar sands projects.
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The Canadian insect collector who eats his specimens

Monday, April 5th 2010, 10:53

Canadian George Brossard has spent 35 years collecting and exhibiting insects from around the word, but also enjoys them in wine or with a nice sauce
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Canada police apologise for death

Friday, April 2nd 2010, 2:03
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Vancouver

Canadian police apologise to the mother of a Polish man who died after being repeatedly Tasered at Vancouver airport in 2007.
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Clinton in Canada Arctic rebuke

Tuesday, March 30th 2010, 9:44

Hillary Clinton criticises Canada for not inviting indigenous groups and Scandinavian countries to talks on the Arctic's future.
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UK lottery owner sold to Canada

Thursday, March 25th 2010, 23:29
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Camelot, the owner of the National Lottery, has been sold to a Canadian teachers' pension fund for £389m.
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North America baby slings recall

Wednesday, March 24th 2010, 12:15
related countries: United States United States

More than 1m baby slings made by Infantino are recalled in the US and Canada after reports of three infant deaths.
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Avalanche hits snowmobile rally

Sunday, March 14th 2010, 23:27

An avalanche hits an unauthorised snowmobile rally in Canada, killing at least two people.
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Winter Paralympics get under way

Saturday, March 13th 2010, 6:47
related places: Vancouver

Hundreds of disabled athletes gather for the opening of the 10th Winter Paralympics in Vancouver, Canada.
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Yes, Yukon

Friday, March 12th 2010, 3:00

Canada's best-kept secret hopes to strike tourist gold
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Canada drops plan to give anthem equal opportunity make-over

Saturday, March 6th 2010, 9:07

Canada's government drops a proposal to change the country's national anthem by making it more gender-inclusive.
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Canada's economic growth picks up

Monday, March 1st 2010, 17:49

Canada's economy grew in the final three months of 2009 by the fastest pace in nine years, official figures show.
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Gold rush

Monday, March 1st 2010, 4:12

Canada goes wild after ice hockey victory
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Canada win thrilling final gold

Sunday, February 28th 2010, 23:00
related countries: United States United States

Sidney Crosby's extra-time goal secures Canada the final gold medal of the Games after a dramatic 3-2 win over the United States in the men's ice hockey
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Live - Winter Olympics day 17

Sunday, February 28th 2010, 17:20
related countries: United States United States

Canada face the United States for the last gold medal of the 2010 Winter Olympics in the men's ice hockey final, after Petter Northug wins the men's cross-country mass start.
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Canada revel in record gold haul

Sunday, February 28th 2010, 4:14

Canada become the most successful ever hosts of a Winter Olympics after guaranteeing that they will finish top of the medals table.
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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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