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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

Russian diplomat 'stabbed' in fight

Friday, March 14th 2014, 21:11
related countries: Russia Russia
related places: Ottawa

A Russian diplomat was found stabbed following a drunken quarrel in Ottawa, Canada, according to local media.
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Krueger named Southampton chairman

Wednesday, March 12th 2014, 12:12
related places: Southampton

Southampton name Canadian Ralph Krueger as their new chairman following January's exit of Nicola Cortese.
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Vancouver port hit by lorry strike

Tuesday, March 11th 2014, 2:41
related places: Vancouver

Shipping in the Canadian city of Vancouver is disrupted as container lorry drivers go on strike.
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McKeever wins eighth Paralympic gold

Monday, March 10th 2014, 11:17

Canada's Brian McKeever wins his eighth Paralympic gold medal after defending his 20km cross country skiing title.
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300 film sequel slays competition

Monday, March 10th 2014, 10:05
related countries: United States United States
related places: Empire

300: Rise of an Empire, the sequel to 2006 hit 300, slayed the competition at cinemas this weekend, earning $45.1m (£27m) in the US and Canada and an additional $87.8m (£52.6m) worldwide.
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Canada condom piercer verdict upheld

Friday, March 7th 2014, 17:39

The Canadian Supreme Court upholds the sexual assault conviction of a man who poked holes in the condoms he wore during sex with his girlfriend.
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Staples closes North American stores

Thursday, March 6th 2014, 18:12
related countries: United States United States
related places: Staples

American stationer Staples says it will close 225 stores in the US and Canada as sales in the fourth quarter fell 10.6%
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Slave experiences post-Oscar boost

Tuesday, March 4th 2014, 10:38
related countries: United States United States
related places: Oscar

Cinemas in the US and Canada are scheduling extra screenings of Steve McQueen's historical drama 12 Years a Slave after winning the best picture Oscar.
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VIDEO: Aerials show Toronto 96-car pile-up

Thursday, February 27th 2014, 20:44
related places: Toronto

More than 100 people are caught up in a 96-car pile-up on a busy stretch of motorway in Toronto, Canada.
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Doctor abused 21 sedated patients

Tuesday, February 25th 2014, 19:09

A Canadian anaesthesiologist who sexually assaulted 21 sedated patients while they helplessly watched is sentenced to 10 years in prison.
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Krueger to begin Southampton role

Monday, February 24th 2014, 16:00
related places: Southampton

Ralph Krueger, a coach central to Canada's ice hockey gold at the Sochi Winter Olympics, starts work at Southampton this week.
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Canada beat Sweden to ice hockey gold

Sunday, February 23rd 2014, 14:40
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Canada beat Sweden 3-0 to win the men's ice hockey gold medal and retain their Olympic title in Sochi.
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Mixed ruling for illegal downloaders

Friday, February 21st 2014, 22:42

A Canadian court orders a web firm to name customers accused of illegal downloads, but imposes conditions on the movie company that brought the case.
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Canada and Sweden through to final

Friday, February 21st 2014, 20:26
related countries: Sweden Sweden, United States United States

Canada defeat the United States to book a men's Winter Olympic ice hockey final meeting with Sweden.
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GB men miss out on curling gold

Friday, February 21st 2014, 18:40

Great Britain's men's curlers are denied a historic gold medal following a crushing 9-3 defeat by Canada in Sochi.
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Thompson wins women’s ski cross

Friday, February 21st 2014, 11:36

Canada claim a one-two in the women's ski cross final with Marielle Thompson winning Winter Olympic gold.
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VIDEO: From planting trees to snowboarding

Friday, February 21st 2014, 1:01

From planting trees in Canada to snowboarding in Sochi
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Canada beat USA in overtime thriller

Thursday, February 20th 2014, 20:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: Marie

Marie-Philip Poulin scores in overtime as Canada beat USA to win a fourth successive Olympic women's ice hockey title.
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Canada pip USA to bobsleigh gold

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 19:20
related countries: United States United States

Canada 1 pip USA 1 to victory in the women's bobsleigh at the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Wednesday.
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GB women lose curling semi-final

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 14:47
related countries: Sweden Sweden

Britain's female curlers fail to reach the final at Sochi 2014 after a dominant performance by Canada and Jennifer Jones.
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VIDEO: Fears for Mexico's butterfly population

Wednesday, February 19th 2014, 6:48
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States

President Obama is due to meet the leaders of Mexico and Canada for a summit marking the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement, and environmentalists are lobbying for an unlikely topic - butterflies.
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Huge snow storm pushes into Canada

Saturday, February 15th 2014, 2:44
related countries: United States United States

A giant winter storm that gridlocked traffic, left flights cancelled, and knocked out power in the US East Coast pushes into eastern Canada.
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GB curling women beaten by Canada

Wednesday, February 12th 2014, 13:32
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

British skip Eve Muirhead misses an all-or-nothing shot as Canada squeeze past the GB women in Wednesday's curling at Sochi 2014.
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Dufour-Lapointe beats sister to gold

Saturday, February 8th 2014, 19:44

Canadian sisters Justine Dufour-Lapointe and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe win Winter Olympic gold and silver in the women's moguls.
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Canada mulls citizenship changes

Friday, February 7th 2014, 2:38

The Canadian government proposes sweeping changes to its citizenship rules, with new measures it says will tackle terrorism and fraud.
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VIDEO: Three sisters skiing for Sochi gold

Thursday, February 6th 2014, 1:32

Could three Canadian siblings sweep the Sochi medals?
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'Guantanamo band' seeks pay from US

Wednesday, February 5th 2014, 16:49
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian rock band has sent a bill to the US military after being told its music was used to torment prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, a member says.
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Charges in Canada Senate expense row

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 19:50

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police charge a senator and an ex-senator with fraud, saying they claimed expenses to which they were not entitled.
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VIDEO: Super-hero runner 'is the daddy!'

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 10:51

One year since setting off on a challenge to become the first person to run coast-to-coast across Canada without support, 27-year-old Jamie McDonald from Gloucestershire has reached his goal.
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Man finishes cross-Canada challenge

Tuesday, February 4th 2014, 8:28
related places: Vancouver

An adventurer who has spent a year running across Canada completes his 5,000-mile (8,000m) journey in Vancouver.
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'No objections' to Keystone pipeline

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 15:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Keystone

The US state department raises no big objections to the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, but the president still has to approve it.
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Canada strips Conrad Black of award

Saturday, February 1st 2014, 9:07
related countries: United States United States

Former media baron Conrad Black, who served a sentence in the US for fraud, is stripped of the Order of Canada, the country's highest honour.
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Canada 'spied on airport travellers'

Friday, January 31st 2014, 11:25

Canada's spy agency collected data from travellers using an airport's wi-fi system, CBC reports, quoting documents leaked by Edward Snowden.
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Justin Bieber charged with assault

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 17:46
related places: Toronto

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is charged with assaulting a limousine driver in Toronto, in his second court appearance in a week.
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VIDEO: Justin Bieber charged with limo assault

Thursday, January 30th 2014, 9:47
related places: Toronto

Canadian pop star Justin Bieber is charged with assaulting a limousine driver in Toronto, in his second court appearance in a week.
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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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