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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

Bus beheading suspect in court

Friday, August 1st 2008, 21:19

The man accused of the savage attack on a fellow passenger on a Canadian bus has been charged with second degree murder
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Beheaded Canada bus man 'named'

Friday, August 1st 2008, 17:21

A young man beheaded in a savage knife attack on a Canadian bus is identified as a "bubbly" 22-year-old by friends online.
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Northern hemisphere looks up for total eclipse

Friday, August 1st 2008, 14:36
related countries: China China, Russia Russia

Large parts of the Northern Hemisphere have fallen into shadow under the path of a total eclipse of the Sun.
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Passenger beheaded on Canada bus

Thursday, July 31st 2008, 22:18

A man kills and beheads a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus travelling across the Canadian Prairies.
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Canadian Arctic sheds ice chunk

Wednesday, July 30th 2008, 10:39

A large chunk of the Ward Hunt Ice Shelf has broken free of the northern Canadian coast, scientists say.
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Cash crop

Tuesday, July 22nd 2008, 12:02

Canada's middle class takes up cannabis growing
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McCartney wows 200,000 after Canadian show row

Monday, July 21st 2008, 8:05
related countries: France France
related places: Quebec

Sir Paul McCartney performs his greatest hits and speaks French to more than 200,000 fans at a Quebec concert opposed by nationalists.
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Canada deports US army deserter

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 14:13
related countries: United States United States

A soldier who deserted from the US army and fled to Canada is deported to the United States.
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Guantanamo view

Wednesday, July 16th 2008, 4:14

Video gives Canada glimpse of its terror detainee
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First Guantanamo video released

Tuesday, July 15th 2008, 16:54

A video of a 16-year-old being questioned at Guantanamo Bay prison camp is released - the first such footage to be made public.
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Canada ruling boosts US deserter

Saturday, July 5th 2008, 0:47
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian court orders a review of a US army deserter's failed asylum bid, in a case that may affect scores of others.
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Twelve million bees let loose as lorry overturns in Canada

Tuesday, July 1st 2008, 2:08

Motorists on Canada's biggest highway end up with a bee in their bonnet after a truck carrying 12m of the insects overturns.
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Canadian 'bomb plotter' on trial

Monday, June 23rd 2008, 21:16
related places: Ottawa

A Canadian software developer was part of a plan to detonate a 600kg bomb, prosecutors in Ottawa claim.
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Canada coroner condemns foot hoax

Thursday, June 19th 2008, 22:43

A sixth "foot" washed ashore in western Canada since 2007 is not human, officials say, describing it as a hoax.
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Taser ban threat to Canada police

Wednesday, June 18th 2008, 19:02

Canadian police should be banned from using stun guns if current levels of use are not curbed, the force's watchdog says.
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Fifth human foot found in Canada

Tuesday, June 17th 2008, 10:07
related places: Vancouver

Police in Canada discover a human foot on a beach near Vancouver, the fifth to be found in the area in a year.
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Mandarin magic

Saturday, June 14th 2008, 0:31
related countries: China China

How one Canadian talked his way to fame in China
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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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