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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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Quebec home fire search to resume

Saturday, January 25th 2014, 7:53
related places: Quebec

Canadian rescuers are expected to resume their search on Saturday morning for up to 30 old people missing after a fire destroyed their home, killing at least eight.
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VIDEO: Purple tomatoes: Food of the future?

Friday, January 24th 2014, 22:54
related places: Norwich

Scientists in Norwich have developed a genetically modified purple tomato, which is being produced in Canada due to European hostility to GM foods.
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Canada 'bans Marmite and Irn-Bru'

Friday, January 24th 2014, 21:13
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The owner of a British food shop in Canada says he has been ordered to stop selling Marmite, Ovaltine and Irn-Bru as they contain illegal ingredients.
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VIDEO: Deadly fire hits Canada care home

Friday, January 24th 2014, 14:06
related places: Quebec

As many as 31 elderly Canadians are unaccounted for and five are confirmed dead after a fire destroyed an old people's home in Quebec.
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Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home

Friday, January 24th 2014, 10:27
related places: Quebec

As many as 31 elderly and infirm Canadians are unaccounted for and five are confirmed dead after a fire destroyed an old people's home in Quebec.
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Blizzard warning in eastern Canada

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 23:52

A two-wave winter storm is expected to bring as much as 40cm (16in) of snow to Canada's Atlantic provinces.
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VIDEO: Cold blast for North America

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 13:43

North eastern parts of America and Canada face a severe chill with the continued plunge of polar air. Matt Taylor has more.
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Bombardier says 1,700 jobs to go

Wednesday, January 22nd 2014, 7:35

Canada's Bombardier says it will cut 1,700 jobs in its aerospace division in an attempt to save money.
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Wednesday, January 15th 2014, 6:44

The Los Angeles home of Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been searched by police, following allegations that he threw eggs at his neighbour's house.
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Bieber home searched in egging case

Tuesday, January 14th 2014, 22:50

Los Angeles county police search the home of Justin Bieber after the Canadian pop star allegedly egged his neighbour's home.
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Teen sexter convicted for child porn

Monday, January 13th 2014, 15:02

A teenager in Canada is convicted of possession and dissemination of child pornography after she sent text messages containing naked images of her boyfriend's ex-girlfriend.
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VIDEO: Cascades of ice as Niagara freezes

Friday, January 10th 2014, 9:18
related places: Niagara Falls

Plummeting temperatures in the Unites States and Canada have caused chaos for many but have created a spectacular sight at Niagara Falls.
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VIDEO: Travelling the frozen road to Hell

Thursday, January 9th 2014, 7:24
related countries: United States United States
related places: Hell

Weather records have tumbled across North America, after snow storms swept across much of the US and Canada.
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First H5N1 death in North America

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 22:35

Canadian health officials confirm the first known fatal case of the H5N1 avian flu strain in North America - a patient in Alberta.
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Canada oil train in derailment

Wednesday, January 8th 2014, 16:37

An oil train partially derails in the Canadian province of New Brunswick, the third such incident in the region in six months.
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VIDEO: 'Life threatening' freeze heads east

Tuesday, January 7th 2014, 7:02
related countries: United States United States

North America's brutal cold snap is heading east, ushering in dangerous temperatures not seen in two decades, forecasters warn.
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N America shivers in 'polar' freeze

Monday, January 6th 2014, 21:07
related countries: United States United States
related places: Arctic

Parts of the United States and Canada are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as an Arctic chill brings further freezing weather.
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VIDEO: US braced for more snow storms

Monday, January 6th 2014, 5:23
related countries: United States United States

Parts of Canada and the north-eastern United States are bracing themselves for more heavy snow and freezing temperatures as forecasters warn the winter storm is likely to continue for several more days.
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VIDEO: While Canada freezes Australia melts

Friday, January 3rd 2014, 13:17
related countries: Australia Australia

The mercury has dropped to -42C (-44F) in Canada while in Australia it has hit 54C (129F) and extreme weather is experienced in different parts of the world.
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Toronto mayor runs for re-election

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 17:33
related places: Toronto

Toronto's crack-smoking leader Rob Ford says he is the "best mayor" the Canadian city has ever had, as he declares his candidacy for another term.
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Robbed Canada runner's bag found

Thursday, January 2nd 2014, 1:40
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

A British fundraiser who was attacked and robbed while he was in Canada for a charity running challenge gets his belongings back.
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Canada charity runner 'beaten up'

Wednesday, January 1st 2014, 13:14
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Banff

A British fundraiser who is running unaided across Canada is coming to terms with being attacked during new year celebrations in Banff.
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Bombardier sells 10 jets for $259m

Tuesday, December 31st 2013, 2:56

Canadian aerospace manufacturer Bombardier says it has sold 10 Challenger jets for $259m (£157m) to an anonymous buyer.
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Freed Greenpeace activists back home

Friday, December 27th 2013, 19:35
related countries: Russia Russia, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Five British Greenpeace activists, held in Russia for 100 days, are reunited with loved ones after being granted an amnesty from protest charges.
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US and Canada outage misery persists

Friday, December 27th 2013, 19:31
related countries: United States United States

More than 130,000 householders in parts of the US and Canada still have no electricity supply, after last weekend's ice storm.
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US and Canada suffer continuing cuts

Thursday, December 26th 2013, 1:14
related countries: United States United States

More than 500,000 homes in the north-eastern US and the south-eastern Canada are still without electricity after last weekend's severe ice storm.
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VIDEO: 'We have no power, no heat, no water'

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 19:56
related countries: United States United States
related places: Quebec, Christmas

The BBC's Lucy Hockings reports on the conditions in Quebec where, like many other households in Canada and the northern US, she is facing a Christmas without electricity.
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Storms cut power in US and Canada

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 11:21
related places: Toronto

Hundreds of thousands of households in Canada and the northern US face Christmas without electricity after Sunday's ice storm.
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VIDEO: Ice storm causes Canada power cuts

Tuesday, December 24th 2013, 10:09

Thousands of people across Canada may spend Christmas with out power after an ice storm swept through the east of the country as Canadian broadcaster CBC reports.
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Toronto battered by winter storm

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 15:59
related places: Toronto

An ice storm bringing snow and freezing rain to eastern Canada and the north-east US leaves many without power and causes transport disruption.
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VIDEO: Snow and ice hit US and Canada

Monday, December 23rd 2013, 5:37

Snow and ice have affected parts of the US and across much of eastern Canada, cutting power to hundreds of thousands of home.
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Canada prostitution laws struck down

Friday, December 20th 2013, 17:39

Canada's Supreme Court unanimously strikes down the nation's anti-prostitution laws, giving the government one year to craft new legislation.
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Canada backs 'homophobic' law school

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 20:52

Canada's first faith-based law school has been approved over objections from gay-rights advocates and hundreds of law students.
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Arcade Fire confirm Glastonbury slot

Thursday, December 19th 2013, 17:32

Canadian seven-piece Arcade Fire confirm rumours they are to be the headline act on the first night of next year's Glastonbury Festival.
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VIDEO: Helicopter rescues crane operator from fire

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 16:39

A Canadian military helicopter rescues a man trapped at the end of a construction crane as a fire raged below.
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VIDEO: Lottery winner 'not keeping a dime'

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 11:13

A Canadian man who won a CDN $40 million lottery prize last may has said that he is going to all his winnings away.
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Ecuadoreans can seek Chevron damages

Wednesday, December 18th 2013, 0:21

A group of Ecuadoreans can seek enforcement of a $9.5bn (£5.8bn) judgement against US petrol giant Chevron in Canada, an Ontario appeals court rules.
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Ford sorry for 'paedophile' comments

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 21:17

Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologises for implying during a recent television interview that a Toronto Star journalist is a paedophile.
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Canadian-style conspiracy

Tuesday, December 17th 2013, 0:24
related countries: United States United States

Is Canada more accepting of 9/11 conspiracy theories than US?
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