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Canadian senator cleared of corruption

Thursday, April 21st 2016, 20:51

A judge has cleared Canadian Senator Mike Duffy of all 31 charges in a corruption case.
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Thursday, April 21st 2016, 1:24

The Canadian government will introduce legislation next year that would make the sale of marijuana legal, its health minister says.
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VIDEO: Dramatic fire tornado in Canada

Tuesday, April 19th 2016, 15:22

Footage posted to social media shows a brush fire developing into a fire tornado within seconds.
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VIDEO: Justin Trudeau meets quantum challenge

Saturday, April 16th 2016, 7:57

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau confounded a reporter, who questioned his knowledge, by accurately describing the physics behind quantum computing.
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VIDEO: How do Monarch butterflies navigate?

Friday, April 15th 2016, 4:11
related countries: Mexico Mexico, United States United States
related places: Monarch

Scientists in the United States say they have solved one of nature's great navigation mysteries, how Monarch butterflies migrate all the way from Canada to Mexico.
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Butterfly migration mystery solved

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 21:23
related countries: Mexico Mexico

Scientists solve the navigation mystery of one of nature's most famous journeys - the migration of monarch butterflies from Canada to Mexico.
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Canada moves to rule out suicide tourism

Thursday, April 14th 2016, 16:22

A long awaited assisted-suicide bill has been put before Canada's Parliament that protects doctors, but with a proviso that prevents foreigners coming to die.
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US jails trouser turtle smuggler

Tuesday, April 12th 2016, 22:20
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian man stopped at the US border with 51 live turtles hidden in his trousers has been jailed for nearly five years for smuggling.
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Canada's 'Black Widow' in trouble again

Tuesday, April 12th 2016, 20:11

A Canadian woman dubbed the "Black Widow" after a series of convictions involving male partners is charged with violating the terms of her latest release.
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Canada emergency over suicide attempts

Monday, April 11th 2016, 16:55

Eleven members of an indigenous community in Canada attempt to take their own lives in one day in what PM Justin Trudeau describes as "heartbreaking".
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Conservatives retain Saskatchewan

Tuesday, April 5th 2016, 7:12

The conservative Saskatchewan Party sweeps to a third consecutive victory as the Canadian province held elections.
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Canada plane dead include Jean Lapierre

Wednesday, March 30th 2016, 2:06
related places: Quebec

Seven people, including Canadian ex-minister Jean Lapierre, have died in a plane crash on an island off the east coast of Quebec.
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Why Rob Ford was a typical Canadian

Wednesday, March 23rd 2016, 5:09
related places: Toronto

Why the former mayor of Toronto was a typical Canadian
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Trudeau: More spending to lift economy

Wednesday, March 23rd 2016, 1:12

Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau's Liberal government delivers its first budget, hoping to spur the fragile economy with government spending.
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Is this Canada's most dangerous woman?

Saturday, March 19th 2016, 0:34

Canada police warn elderly men as killer goes free
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VIDEO: Trudeau: 'I'll keep saying I'm a feminist'

Thursday, March 17th 2016, 17:13

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he will continue saying he is a feminist "until it is met with a shrug."
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Canada's PM toasts 'sibling' Obama

Friday, March 11th 2016, 5:11
related countries: United States United States
related places: Washington, Trudeau

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau jokes with President Barack Obama at a White House dinner during a rare official visit by a Canadian leader.
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Sick MP is 'speaker for a day' in Canada

Wednesday, March 9th 2016, 23:08

Liberal Member of Parliament Mauril Belanger, diagnosed with ALS last year, is "speaker for a day" in the Canadian House of Commons.
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VIDEO: Katherine Ryan: No-one safe from Trump

Friday, March 4th 2016, 15:14
related countries: United States United States
related places: Trump

Canadian comedian Katherine Ryan said nobody would be safe if Donald Trump was elected as US president - not even ''white Canadians.''
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A new life in Canada for Syrian refugees

Friday, March 4th 2016, 0:23
related countries: Syria Syria

Syria refugees start life in a new home
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Canada PM Trudeau joins gay pride march

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 20:45
related places: Toronto

Canada's Justin Trudeau is to become one of the first world leaders to take part in a gay pride march, say organisers of the Toronto event.
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Canadian serial killer book withdrawn

Tuesday, February 23rd 2016, 8:14

A memoir apparently written by a Canadian serial killer is withdrawn by the publisher hours after going on sale online.
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'Unauthorised trousers' kill zoo otter

Thursday, February 18th 2016, 11:41

Canadian zoo staff disciplined after animal drowns inside pair of trousers.
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Canada unsure of number of missing women

Wednesday, February 17th 2016, 7:34

The number of missing or murdered indigenous women in Canada since 1980 may be as high as 4,000, not 1,200 as previously cited, the government says.
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Rubio campaign mistakes Canada for US

Tuesday, February 16th 2016, 15:40
related countries: United States United States
related places: Vancouver, America

US presidential candidate Marco Rubio releases a new advert promising a return to "morning in America," but the ad has the sun rising on the Canadian city of Vancouver.
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Man missing 30 years remembers identity

Friday, February 12th 2016, 16:02

A Canadian man who suffered a head injury and went missing for 30 years is set to be reunited with his family after remembering his identity.
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German arm of Maple Bank shut down

Sunday, February 7th 2016, 15:15
related countries: Germany Germany

The German arm of Canada's Maple Bank is closed by German authorities over concerns about its financial position.
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Landmark deal for Canada rainforest

Tuesday, February 2nd 2016, 0:39

Indigenous tribes, timber firms and environmental groups in western Canada hail a deal to protect one of the world's largest temperate rainforests.
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Canada radio host in sex assault trial

Monday, February 1st 2016, 18:45

Former Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC) radio host Jian Ghomeshi goes on trial on charges of sexual assault and choking.
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Canada ex-mafia boss shot dead

Sunday, January 31st 2016, 9:41
related places: Toronto

A former Mafia boss has been shot dead at his home in the Canadian city of Toronto and his son-in-law is charged with murder.
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Five snowmobilers die in avalanche

Saturday, January 30th 2016, 4:52

A "very large" avalanche in western Canada leaves at least five people on snowmobiles dead, authorities say.
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Teenager charged over Canada shootings

Saturday, January 23rd 2016, 22:50

A 17-year-old boy is charged with four counts of first-degree murder after shootings - one of them at a school - in Canada's western Saskatchewan province.
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Four killed in Canada shootings

Saturday, January 23rd 2016, 8:36

Four people have been killed and several wounded in shootings - one of them at a school - in the western Canadian province of Saskatchewan, police say.
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VIDEO: Trudeau: Diversity is 'a strength'

Wednesday, January 20th 2016, 19:23

"We need societies that recognise diversity as a source of strength," says Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
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Canada's Brazeau found injured at home

Tuesday, January 19th 2016, 17:56
related places: Brazeau, Ottawa

A controversial Canadian senator awaiting trial on fraud charges has been found seriously injured at his home near the capital, Ottawa.
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New York Times mocked over 'Canada is hip' article

Monday, January 18th 2016, 15:52

Canadians greet New York Times accolade with wry shrug
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Canadian pilot dies in Antarctica

Wednesday, January 13th 2016, 8:24
related countries: Antarctica Antarctica, Aruba Aruba

A Canadian helicopter pilot has died after falling 20m (65ft) into an icy crevasse while delivering fuel to an Australian Antarctic base.
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Trump questions Cruz's citizenship

Wednesday, January 6th 2016, 15:49

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump questions whether rival candidate Ted Cruz is eligible for the presidency because he was born in Canada.
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VIDEO: Tears as Kurdi's relatives land in Canada

Tuesday, December 29th 2015, 4:39
related countries: Turkey Turkey

The relatives of the three-year-old boy who drowned off the coast of Turkey, triggering an international outcry, have arrived in Canada as refugees.
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Snow-plough web service comes to Canada

Monday, December 28th 2015, 17:33

A businessman in Canada's eastern province of New Brunswick launches an Uber-like snow plough service.
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Man's bullet killed wife in bear attack

Thursday, December 24th 2015, 22:02

A woman mauled by a bear at her home in Canada's Yukon Territory was killed by a bullet fired by her husband while trying to rescue her, a coroner finds.
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VIDEO: Chinese buy fresh air from Canada

Monday, December 21st 2015, 23:05
related countries: China China

As Beijing continues to be shrouded under a toxic haze, one mother explains why she has bought a can of fresh air, imported from Canada.
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N Korea gives Canadian life in prison

Wednesday, December 16th 2015, 16:08
related countries: North Korea North Korea

North Korea's highest court sentences a Canadian Christian pastor to a life term of hard labour for "crimes against the state".
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Man charged in Red River murder

Friday, December 11th 2015, 21:12
related places: Winnipeg

Canadian authorities charge a man with second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine, one of many women found dead in Winnipeg's Red River.
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