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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

Canada man wins double lottery prize

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 21:10

A man wins a 31m Canadian dollar ($30m; £19m) lottery jackpot after buying two identical tickets.
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Canada expels envoy over expat fees

Wednesday, May 29th 2013, 17:13
related countries: Eritrea Eritrea
related places: Toronto

Canada orders Eritrea's envoy in Toronto to leave the country following claims he demanded contributions from expatriates to pay for Eritrea's military.
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Toronto's Ford denies 'crack video'

Friday, May 24th 2013, 22:29

Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has denied allegations from a major Canadian newspaper he was caught on camera smoking crack cocaine.
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Canada PM aide quits in expenses row

Sunday, May 19th 2013, 22:08

Nigel Wright, chief of staff of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, resigns over his role in a growing expenses scandal.
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Toronto mayor denies drug film claim

Friday, May 17th 2013, 21:08

The mayor of the Canadian city of Toronto, Rob Ford, denies allegations that he has been caught on video smoking crack cocaine.
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VIDEO: Tsunami debris washes up in Canada

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 23:01
related countries: Japan Japan

Debris from the Japan tsunami in 2011 is washing up in Canada. The BBC spoke to volunteers cleaning up the shoreline on Vancouver Island
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Space life 'too good not to share'

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 18:21

Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield says he could not resist sharing his life in space on social media, in his first public appearance since landing.
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Ontario liquor workers 'may strike'

Thursday, May 16th 2013, 13:28

A threatened strike by liquor shop workers in the Canadian province of Ontario has drinkers scrambling to find other sources of alcohol.
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Ancient water found in Canadian mine

Wednesday, May 15th 2013, 17:02
related countries: United States United States
related places: Earth

Scientists say 1.5-billion-year-old water drilled from rock in a North American mine is the most ancient yet found on Earth.
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Canada ferry crash navigator guilty

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 16:52
related places: Pacific

A navigation officer is found guilty of criminal negligence in the presumed deaths of two people in a 2006 ferry accident off Canada's Pacific coast.
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Astronauts return from ISS mission

Tuesday, May 14th 2013, 3:57

A three-man International Space Station crew headed by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield returns to Earth after five months in space.
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VIDEO: Astronaut's pictures from space

Monday, May 13th 2013, 8:38

The amazing photographs tweeted by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield have been seen by more than 750,000 Twitter followers.
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VIDEO: Astronaut's Bowie cover farewell

Monday, May 13th 2013, 0:49

Canadian commander Chris Hadfield has shared with the world his cover version of David Bowie's Space Oddity, which he recorded on the International Space Station.
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VIDEO: Creeping ice destroys Canadian homes

Sunday, May 12th 2013, 17:59

Several homes have been destroyed and many damaged in the Canadian province of Manitoba after ice from a nearby lake was pushed up onto land by the wind.
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Tunisian held over Canada bomb plot

Thursday, May 9th 2013, 21:44
related countries: Tunisia Tunisia

A Tunisian man who allegedly met one of the men suspected of plotting to bomb a Canadian train has been charged with visa fraud in New York, prosecutors say.
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Bank of Canada names new governor

Thursday, May 2nd 2013, 21:36
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The Bank of Canada names long-term bureaucrat Stephen Poloz as its new head, replacing Mark Carney who is going to run the Bank of England.
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Canada mutilation trial set for 2014

Monday, April 29th 2013, 20:32

The trial of a Canadian man accused of murdering and dismembering his lover and posting his body parts to political figures will begin next year.
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Duke 'well' despite purplish eye

Sunday, April 28th 2013, 6:45

Buckingham Palace plays down fears about the Duke of Edinburgh's health after he was pictured with purplish skin round his eye during a trip to Canada.
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Summit in Sri Lanka 'appals' Canada

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 15:09
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka

Canada says it is appalled that Sri Lanka will host a Commonwealth meeting this year, given its "failures" on human rights and governance.
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Duke of Edinburgh on visit to Canada

Saturday, April 27th 2013, 14:56
related places: Toronto

The Duke of Edinburgh has presented a regimental flag to 3rd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment during a brief visit to Canada.
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Canada's Muslims reflect after arrests

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 19:59

Canada's Muslims on spotting the radicals in their midst
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VIDEO: Canada 'train plot' pair in court

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 7:17

Two men arrested in Canada on suspicion of plotting what officials describe as an al-Qaeda-backed plot to bomb a train have appeared in court.
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Canada pair challenge 'train plot'

Wednesday, April 24th 2013, 1:16
related places: Toronto

Two men arrested in Canada on suspicion of plotting what officials describe as an al-Qaeda-backed plot to derail a train appear in court.
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Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 11:14
related countries: Iran Iran
related places: Tehran

Tehran denies any links to al-Qaeda after Canada arrests two men it says were planning to derail a train with support from militant elements in Iran.
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Canada foils terror attack on train

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 8:24

Canada's authorities charge two people with conspiring to carry out an "al-Qaeda linked" attack on a passenger train in the Toronto area.
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Tetris video game 'fixes lazy eye'

Tuesday, April 23rd 2013, 1:45

Canadian doctors say they have found an inventive way to treat lazy eye - playing the video game Tetris.
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Canada Liberal leader's first test

Monday, April 15th 2013, 14:59

Canadian Liberal leader Justin Trudeau faces Prime Minister Stephen Harper in question period, in his first test since his election on Sunday.
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Police criticised over teen death

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 15:23

The parents of Rehteah Parsons, who they say killed herself after being raped and cyberbullied, claim Canadian police haven't investigated her case properly.
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Half Bieber Twitter followers 'fake'

Thursday, April 11th 2013, 11:13

Around 50% of the Canadian pop star's 37.3 million Twitter followers are from fake accounts, suggests a new report.
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Canada woman's $40m lottery mistake

Tuesday, April 9th 2013, 16:11
related places: Toronto

A Toronto women celebrating what she thought was a 40,000 Canadian dollar ($39,428; £26,000) lottery prize had in fact won C$40m, officials say.
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Two dead in Canada nursery shooting

Friday, April 5th 2013, 19:30

Two men are shot dead at a day care centre near the Canadian capital, including the gunman investigators believe started the fight.
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US agents bust Canada 'drug runners'

Thursday, April 4th 2013, 1:47
related countries: United States United States

Four people are in custody in the US and Canada after a suspected drug smuggler fired on US border agents and fled, sparking a day-long manhunt.
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Canada faces science muzzling probe

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 17:03

Canada's Information Commissioner has launched an investigation into allegations that the federal government is "muzzling" its scientists.
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Glee star Cory Monteith enters rehab

Tuesday, April 2nd 2013, 7:03

The Canadian actor enters rehab to be treated for substance addiction, according to a statement from his publicist.
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Canada 'leaves UN drought treaty'

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 20:58

Canada is leaving an international drought treaty, becoming the only UN member to do so, Canadian media report.
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Snowplough joyrider cleared of death

Thursday, March 28th 2013, 2:11
related places: Toronto

A Canadian jury says a Toronto man who stole a snowplough and killed a policeman with it is not criminally responsible because of mental illness.
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