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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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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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