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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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Man thwarts cougar attack with spear

Tuesday, September 10th 2013, 1:31
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A man wielding a spear in the Canadian province of British Columbia fights off a cougar which attacked his partner and kills it.
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Phone 'saves man' from polar bear

Monday, September 9th 2013, 17:41

A Canadian reportedly had a lucky escape as a polar bear mauling him was apparently scared off by the light from the man's mobile phone.
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VIDEO: Toronto abuzz for film festival

Monday, September 9th 2013, 17:13

Stars gather for the Toronto film festival
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Romania 'set to reject' gold project

Monday, September 9th 2013, 17:09
related countries: Romania Romania

Romania's PM says a major gold mine project will not get parliamentary approval - and the Canadian firm concerned threatens to sue.
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Canadian police make huge meth bust

Thursday, September 5th 2013, 21:05

Five men are charged following one of the largest drug busts in the history of Canada's Ontario province, police say.
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VIDEO: The darker side of Michael Cera

Wednesday, September 4th 2013, 23:23

The Canadian actor known for playing sweet and nerdy geeks is showing his darker side in a series of independent films.
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VIDEO: Virtual therapy reaches Chad via Skype

Friday, August 30th 2013, 14:54
related countries: Chad Chad

In Chad, mental health is a neglected and taboo subject - the country has only one psychiatrist. But a Canadian psychologist is helping to change that through a free therapy service via Skype.
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Romania gold project back on track

Wednesday, August 28th 2013, 14:34
related countries: Romania Romania

A Canadian mining firm welcomes a new Romanian government push to let it develop a controversial gold mine in Transylvania.
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Canadian hostage freed in Colombia

Tuesday, August 27th 2013, 21:39
related countries: Colombia Colombia

Colombia's second largest rebel group, the ELN, frees Canadian Gernot Wober, who they took hostage seven months ago.
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US skater banned for tampering

Monday, August 26th 2013, 13:49
related countries: United States United States

US ice skater Simon Cho is banned for two years after tampering with a Canadian rival's skates, US Speedskating says.
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Trudeau 'smoked cannabis' while MP

Thursday, August 22nd 2013, 18:48

Canadian Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau admits smoking cannabis while a member of parliament, months after calling for marijuana legalisation.
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Could a Canadian run for president?

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 19:19
related countries: United States United States

If you're born in Canada can you still become US president?
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US senator drops Canada citizenship

Tuesday, August 20th 2013, 13:31
related countries: United States United States

Firebrand Calgary-born Republican US Senator Ted Cruz renounces his Canadian citizenship, in what analysts say is preparation for a presidential run.
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Free Willy actor Schellenberg dies

Sunday, August 18th 2013, 10:25

Canadian-born actor August Schellenberg, best known for starring in all three Free Willy films, dies in Texas aged 77.
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Forty pythons found in Canada motel

Friday, August 16th 2013, 22:19
related places: Brantford

Canadian animal welfare officers in Brantford, Ontario, rescue 40 distressed pythons from plastic storage bins in a motel room.
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Canada cyber-bullies case in court

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 16:57

Two teenagers appear in court charged with child porn offences in relation to the alleged cyber-bullying of a Canadian girl who took her own life.
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'Send drugs' tweet Canadian fired

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 3:49

A Canadian car shop employee is sacked after police see his tweet apparently seeking a delivery of marijuana to the shop - and reply.
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Canada rail blast firm loses licence

Tuesday, August 13th 2013, 16:40
related places: Quebec

Canada suspends the operating licence of the railway firm involved in last month's fuel train disaster at Lac-Megantic.
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Funeral for brothers killed by snake

Sunday, August 11th 2013, 5:10

A funeral service in Canada hears tributes to the two young boys killed by a python as they slept at a friend's house above a pet shop.
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H&M pulls 'offensive' headdresses

Friday, August 9th 2013, 18:04
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Swedish retail chain H&M removes faux feather headdresses from shops in Canada amid complaints the items are offensive to aboriginal Canadians.
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Two charged in cyber-bullying death

Friday, August 9th 2013, 13:19
related places: Halifax

Two 18-year-old men are charged with child pornography crimes in the alleged cyber-bullying of a teenaged Canadian girl who later took her own life.
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Canadian boys asphyxiated by snake

Thursday, August 8th 2013, 14:32

Two young boys killed by a snake in the Canadian province of New Brunswick died of asphyxiation, a post-mortem examination shows.
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Police probe Canada 'snake deaths'

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 20:25

Police in the Canadian province of New Brunswick launch a criminal investigation into the apparent killing of two young boys by an escaped python.
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VIDEO: Snake kills two children in Canada

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 8:21

A snake escaped from a pet shop and killed two children in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, according to police.
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Snake 'strangles Canadian children'

Tuesday, August 6th 2013, 3:50

A snake strangled two children in the Canadian province of New Brunswick after escaping from a pet shop, police believe.
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Murray ready for return to action

Monday, August 5th 2013, 11:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Wimbledon

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray returns to action this week at the Masters 1000 event in Canada ahead of his US Open defence.
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Canada oil pipeline plan unveiled

Thursday, August 1st 2013, 22:25
related countries: United States United States
related places: Atlantic

Oil firm TransCanada unveils plans to build a pipeline from western Canada to the country's Atlantic coast, as plans for a US pipeline remain stalled.
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Saks snapped up by Hudson's Bay

Monday, July 29th 2013, 12:01
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hudson, Saks, Bay

Canadian retailer Hudson's Bay Company has bought US department store Saks in a $2.9bn deal.
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Memorial service after train blast

Saturday, July 27th 2013, 21:43
related places: Lac-Megantic

Huge crowds gather for a memorial service in the Canadian town of Lac Megantic, three weeks after a train disaster killed 47 people.
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Canada tightens rail safety laws

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 22:49
related places: Quebec

Transport officials in Canada issue an emergency directive toughening rail regulations after a deadly accident in Quebec earlier this month.
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'Terror ties' Canadian released

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 20:41
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

A court in Mauritania frees a 24-year-old Canadian man sentenced to 18 months in prison in Mauritania for alleged ties to terrorist activity.
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Women try Lake Ontario relay swim

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 18:03

Five Canadian women aged 18-61 have begun a relay swim of the length of frigid Lake Ontario, a feat never before accomplished.
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Canada crash engineer 'devastated'

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 21:16

The train engineer at the centre of a derailment and explosion in a Canadian town that killed dozens is "devastated", his lawyer says.
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VIDEO: Hollywood stars pay tribute to Monteith

Tuesday, July 16th 2013, 10:28
related places: Monteith

Show business colleagues have paid tribute to Glee star Cory Monteith who has been found dead in a Canada hotel.
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Canadian PM reshuffles cabinet

Monday, July 15th 2013, 18:37

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper unveils a major cabinet reshuffle in the wake of a Senate expenses scandal that has hit his party's popularity.
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Stars' tributes to Glee's Monteith

Sunday, July 14th 2013, 18:34

Stars including Rihanna and Mia Farrow pay tribute to actor Cory Monteith, who has been found dead in a hotel in Canada, aged 31.
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Lac-Megantic vigils as toll rises

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 21:38
related places: Lac-Megantic

Vigils are held in Canada for victims of the Lac-Megantic train disaster, as officials say the number confirmed to have died has reached 33.
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More bodies found after Canada blast

Saturday, July 13th 2013, 0:54
related places: Lac-Megantic

Canadian police say 28 bodies have been found one week after the train disaster in Lac-Megantic, as a town vigil is cancelled over safety concerns.
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