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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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Lungs 'repaired for transplant'

Friday, December 19th 2008, 23:59

Canadian doctors say they have reconditioned lungs to make them suitable for transplanting.
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Mice prime suspects in deadly Canadian cat fire

Friday, December 19th 2008, 16:36
related places: Toronto

Canadian fire officials say mice may be responsible for a blaze that killed nearly 100 cats at an animal shelter near Toronto.
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Growing pains

Thursday, December 18th 2008, 9:17

Population boom stretches Canada's oil sands city
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Tuareg rebels 'holding UN envoy'

Tuesday, December 16th 2008, 9:59
related countries: Niger Niger
related places: Niamey

The UN's special envoy to Niger, Canadian diplomat Robert Fowler, is reported missing near the capital Niamey.
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In oil's shadow

Monday, December 15th 2008, 11:33

Why some people fear Canada's oil sands industry
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'Dirty oil'

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 13:25

Vocal opposition to Canada's growing oil sands industry
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Canada's Liberals pick Ignatieff

Wednesday, December 10th 2008, 20:36

Michael Ignatieff, a former Harvard academic, is appointed interim leader of Canada's main opposition Liberal Party.
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Canada's rate at half-century low

Tuesday, December 9th 2008, 16:10

Canada's central bank brings interest rates to their lowest level in 50 years, at 1.5%, in an effort to stem recession.
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Quebec Liberals win re-election

Tuesday, December 9th 2008, 5:59
related countries: France France
related places: Quebec

The Liberals in Canada's mainly French-speaking province of Quebec are re-elected to a majority government.
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Canada's opposition leader quits

Tuesday, December 9th 2008, 0:27

The leader of Canada's main opposition Liberal Party, Stephane Dion, announces his early resignation.
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Canada Afghan death toll hits 100

Friday, December 5th 2008, 22:42
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Three Canadian soldiers die in a bomb attack in Afghanistan, bringing to 100 the number of Canadians killed there.
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Canadian crisis

Friday, December 5th 2008, 1:58

Unprecedented halt ends bitter week in parliament
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Canada halts parliament amid row

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 22:50

Canadian PM Stephen Harper secures a suspension of parliament, saving him from defeat in a confidence vote.
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North American Anglicans separate

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 2:36
related countries: United States United States
related places: Church

Traditionalist Anglicans formally announce that they are setting up a new Church in the US and Canada.
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Canada PM vows to stop opposition

Thursday, December 4th 2008, 2:05

Canadian PM Stephen Harper says he will use "every legal means" to block an opposition plan to topple his government.
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Canada head weighs crisis options

Wednesday, December 3rd 2008, 11:23

Governor General Michaelle Jean cuts short an overseas trip to return to Canada to deal with a growing political crisis.
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Canada PM sees opposition revolt

Tuesday, December 2nd 2008, 12:45

Canada's opposition parties join forces to try to topple PM Stephen Harper and his minority Conservative government.
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New sentence for 'swirled' abuser

Monday, November 24th 2008, 13:20
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A court in Thailand sentences Canadian paedophile to six more years in jail for the abuse of a second Thai boy.
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Live text - Autumn Tests

Saturday, November 22nd 2008, 13:06
related countries: Argentina Argentina, South Africa South Africa, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Wales host New Zealand after England suffer a record defeat by South Africa, Ireland beat Argentina and Scotland defeat Canada.
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CBC reporter details Afghan kidnap

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 11:07
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A Canadian journalist held hostage for 28 days in Afghanistan gives her first interview since she was freed.
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'Foot' discovered on Canada shore

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 8:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Canada discover what could be the seventh human foot to wash ashore in British Colombia since August 2007.
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Canadian reporter freed in Afghanistan

Sunday, November 9th 2008, 9:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kabul

A Canadian CBC TV journalist is freed in Afghanistan four weeks after being kidnapped in the capital, Kabul.
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Chinese images win global prize

Friday, October 31st 2008, 7:36
related countries: China China

A photographic prize said to be the world's richest is won by a Canadian for images of ecological disaster in northern China.
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Canadian bomb plotter convicted

Wednesday, October 29th 2008, 16:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A Canadian software developer is found guilty in a trial linked to a foiled fertiliser bomb plot in Britain.
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Canadian 'role in Syria torture'

Tuesday, October 21st 2008, 22:09
related countries: Syria Syria

An inquiry finds Canadian officials indirectly contributed to the torture in Syria of three Canadian terrorist suspects.
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Canada opposition leader to quit

Monday, October 20th 2008, 18:50

The leader of Canada's main opposition Liberal Party, Stephane Dion, says he will resign after last week's election defeat.
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Canadians re-elect Conservatives

Wednesday, October 15th 2008, 10:31

With most votes counted in Canada's election, the Conservatives are set to form another minority government.
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Canada sees eve-of-poll vote push

Monday, October 13th 2008, 14:34

Canada's political leaders travel the country in a final bid to win over voters before Tuesday's general election.
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Canada dropped from F1 calendar

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 13:07

The Canadian Grand Prix has been dropped from the 2009 Formula One calendar, leaving North America without a round.
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Bus murder suspect fit for trial

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 9:31

A man accused of beheading a passenger on a Canadian bus in July is now fit to stand trial, his lawyers say.
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Paedophile faces new Thai charges

Tuesday, October 7th 2008, 5:50
related countries: Thailand Thailand

Convicted Canadian paedophile Christopher Neil appears in a Thai court to face a new charge of abusing children.
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Canada PM attacked over economy

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 12:55

Canadian opposition leaders accuse PM Stephen Harper of not having an economic plan, during a debate ahead a general election later this month.
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China 'spying on Skype messages'

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 1:38
related countries: China China

Chinese officials are censoring messages sent through the internet service Skype, Canadian researchers say.
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China 'spying on Skype messages'

Friday, October 3rd 2008, 1:38
related countries: China China

Chinese officials are censoring messages sent through the internet service Skype, Canadian researchers say.
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Rivals feud in Canada poll debate

Thursday, October 2nd 2008, 9:26

Canadian political leaders wrangle over the economy in the first of two televised general election debates.
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Canada PM faces plagiarism claim

Wednesday, October 1st 2008, 8:55
related countries: Iraq Iraq

Canadian PM Stephen Harper read a 2003 speech on Iraq which had identical sections to one by Australia's ex-PM John Howard.
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Rare hurricane hits east Canada

Monday, September 29th 2008, 3:09
related countries: United States United States
related places: Maine, New Brunswick

Hurricane Kyle makes landfall in eastern Canada, the country's hurricane service reports.
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Canadian guilty in terror trial

Thursday, September 25th 2008, 16:24

A Canadian man is found guilty of participating in a home-grown terrorist group that allegedly planned to behead the PM.
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'I'm a lumberjack'

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 11:29

The new face of Canada's forestry workforce
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