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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

Pig farmer verdict pains families

Monday, December 10th 2007, 11:27

Relatives of Canadian serial killer Robert Pickton's victims criticise his conviction on a lesser murder charge.
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Canada farmer is guilty of murder

Sunday, December 9th 2007, 21:08

A pig farmer accused of being Canada's most prolific serial killer is found guilty of second-degree murder.
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Canada reactor slows cancer tests

Friday, December 7th 2007, 8:13

Cancer patients worldwide face delayed tests after a Canadian reactor supplying vital isotopes shuts down.
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Fifth of Canadians immigrants

Wednesday, December 5th 2007, 1:42
related countries: Australia Australia

Canadian census data show that 20% of the population was born abroad, a proportion second only to Australia.
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Iran 'expels Canadian envoy'

Tuesday, December 4th 2007, 2:04
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Iran expels Canada's envoy to Tehran, says a Canadian minister, after a spat over diplomatic representation.
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Spice Girls launch reunion tour

Monday, December 3rd 2007, 8:22
related places: Vancouver

The Spice Girls begin their reunion world tour with a sell-out concert in the Canadian city of Vancouver.
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Japan chided over sex slaves

Thursday, November 29th 2007, 2:55
related countries: Japan Japan

Canada's parliament demands a "formal and sincere" apology from Japan for sexually enslaving women in WWII.
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Iran court reopens Kazemi case

Tuesday, November 27th 2007, 19:09
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Kazemi

Iran's top court orders a new probe into the death of the Iranian-Canadian journalist, Zahra Kazemi, in 2003.
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Canada pledge over Taser death

Tuesday, November 27th 2007, 11:21

Canada's border agency vows to change its operations after the death of a man stunned with a Taser.
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Pig farmer trial hears summing up

Friday, November 23rd 2007, 11:55

The prosecution deliver closing arguments in the trial of a pig farmer accused of being Canada's worst serial killer.
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Canada pig farmer trial nears end

Tuesday, November 20th 2007, 2:00
related places: Vancouver

Closing arguments are heard in the trial of a Vancouver pig farmer accused of being Canada's worst serial killer.
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Afghan bomb kills Nato Canadians

Saturday, November 17th 2007, 16:04
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A roadside bomb kills two Canadian soldiers of the Nato-led forces in Afghanistan and an interpreter, officials say.
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US deserters lose asylum bid

Thursday, November 15th 2007, 19:19
related countries: United States United States

The Canadian Supreme Court refuses to hear the asylum case of two deserters from the US army.
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Canadian stun gun death on video

Thursday, November 15th 2007, 11:18
related countries: Poland Poland
related places: Vancouver

A video is released of a Polish immigrant's death after he was stun gunned by police at Vancouver airport.
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Canada ex-PM under investigation

Saturday, November 10th 2007, 0:34

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announces an investigation into allegations about ex-PM Brian Mulroney.
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Canadian plane hit by safety fears

Sunday, October 28th 2007, 15:20

Scandinavian airline SAS stops flying Bombardier Q400 turboprops after a series of landing gear problems.
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Six dead in Canadian 'homicide'

Saturday, October 20th 2007, 7:29
related places: Vancouver

Canadian police investigate the "graphic homicide" of up to six people found dead in a Vancouver flat.
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Thais detain paedophile suspect

Saturday, October 20th 2007, 6:36
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A Canadian paedophile suspect is remanded in custody in Thailand for further questioning.
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Canadian paedophile suspect held

Friday, October 19th 2007, 11:24
related countries: Thailand Thailand

A Canadian paedophile suspect at the centre of a global manhunt is arrested in north-east Thailand.
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House apologises to Canadian

Friday, October 19th 2007, 8:59
related countries: Syria Syria, United States United States

Members of the US House of Representatives apologise to a Canadian seized by US officials and sent to Syria.
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Canada Liberals send PM lifeline

Wednesday, October 17th 2007, 22:14

Canada's main opposition party says it will not force an early poll over the prime minister's policy address.
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Canada plan may spark election

Wednesday, October 17th 2007, 10:25

Canada's opposition parties get the chance to trigger an election this month as the ruling party sets out its goals.
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Canada diocese for gay blessing

Monday, October 15th 2007, 7:26

A Canadian diocese approves same-sex blessings in a vote set to further strain the Anglican Communion.
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Forum mulls genocide prevention

Friday, October 12th 2007, 23:52
related places: Montreal

A conference in the Canadian city of Montreal discusses ways to try to prevent genocide.
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Ships asked to avoid whale route

Thursday, October 11th 2007, 10:49

Canada welcomes a decision to ask ships to steer clear of an area popular with right whales.
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Acquittals in Canada blood trial

Monday, October 1st 2007, 21:49
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian judge acquits four doctors and a US drug firm of criminal negligence in a tainted blood scandal.
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Guantanamo inmate loses appeal

Tuesday, September 25th 2007, 4:07

A Canadian Guantanamo Bay detainee must face a military commission after a previous ruling is overturned.
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Canada set for confidence vote

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 10:38

Canadian PM Stephen Harper delays the return of parliament until October, setting up a vote that could trigger an election.
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Lawyers begin pig farmer defence

Wednesday, September 5th 2007, 8:57

Lawyers for Canadian pig farmer Robert Pickton who faces multiple murder charges open the defence case.
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Canadian cleared of 1959 murder

Wednesday, August 29th 2007, 14:06

The youngest Canadian to face a death sentence is acquitted 48 years after he was sentenced for rape and murder.
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Pig farmer defence to make case

Monday, August 27th 2007, 21:35

The defence in the multiple murder trial of Canadian pig farmer Robert Pickton is due to begin calling witnesses.
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Two dead in Canada balloon fire

Saturday, August 25th 2007, 22:16

A hot air balloon in Canada has burst into flames, killing two people and injuring eleven others.
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Court weighs Guantanamo case

Friday, August 24th 2007, 16:24
related countries: United States United States

A new US military appeals court is to hear its first case, that of Canadian Guantanamo Bay inmate Omar Khadr.
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Men held in Canadian biker case

Wednesday, August 22nd 2007, 13:25

Three men are arrested over the murder of a biker shot dead on a motorway in Warwickshire.
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Protests as Nafta summit begins

Tuesday, August 21st 2007, 7:08
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: Quebec

Meetings between the US and Mexico and Canada are underway, as they aim to discuss trade and security.
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Trade worries cloud Nafta talks

Sunday, August 19th 2007, 16:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Monday

Modernising the Nafta trade deal will occupy the leaders of Canada, Mexico and the US when they meet on Monday.
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