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Canadians switched at birth in second case at hospital

Saturday, August 27th 2016, 19:54

Two men in a remote indigenous community in Canada find out they were switched at birth in a government-run hospital 41 years ago.
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Canadian couple forced to live apart after 62 years

Friday, August 26th 2016, 20:33

An elderly Canadian couple who have been married for 62 years are forced to live in separate care homes.
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Ex-PM Stephen Harper quits Canada politics

Friday, August 26th 2016, 13:54

Former Prime Minister Stephen Harper resigns his seat in Parliament and departs from the Canadian political stage after more than 20 years.
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Crossbow used in triple murder in Canada

Friday, August 26th 2016, 5:58
related places: Toronto

Three people have been killed in a crossbow attack in Toronto and a man arrested.
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'We don't care'

Thursday, August 25th 2016, 15:29

Canada's largest annual fair installs gender-neutral toilets with new signs that read "we don't care".
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Canada's Mounties allow women in uniform to wear hijabs

Wednesday, August 24th 2016, 10:22

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police, known as the Mounties, plans to allow women to wear hijabs as part of their iconic uniforms.
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Wind blows US boaters into Canada

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 20:14
related countries: United States United States

More than a thousand Americans accidentally "invade" international borders after high winds carried their rafts and boats into Canada.
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The Tragically Hip play farewell gig

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 17:44

Canadian band The Tragically Hip have played an emotional farewell gig, after lead singer Gord Downie was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.
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Dirty dilemma

Monday, August 22nd 2016, 0:42

A debate is raging in Alberta about getting more "dirty oil" out of the ground, which some say is in conflict with Canada's environmental commitments.
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Canada is closed

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 13:21

Canada is closed. A nation shuts for one night to celebrate the final emotional farewell of The Tragically Hip.
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Tragically Hip: Dying singer Gord Downie bids Canada farewell

Sunday, August 21st 2016, 5:07

Canadian band The Tragically Hip, whose lead singer has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, perform an emotional farewell concert.
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Lost and alone

Saturday, August 20th 2016, 23:33
related places: Attawapiskat

More than 100 people in Attawapiskat have tried to kill themselves since October - why are so many of Canada's Aboriginal people at risk?
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All smiles

Thursday, August 18th 2016, 11:26
related countries: Jamaica Jamaica

Jamaica's Usain Bolt again grins his way across an Olympic finishing line in Rio, this time with Canadian sprinter Andre de Grasse smiling back.
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American may face charges for spearing Canadian bear

Tuesday, August 16th 2016, 21:29
related countries: United States United States
related places: Alberta

Officials in Canada's Alberta province say they plan to ban spear hunting after an American posted a video of himself impaling a black bear.
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Canada extremist Aaron Driver 'was planning attack'

Friday, August 12th 2016, 6:57

The man killed by police in the Canadian province of Ontario was planning an immediate attack with a homemade bomb, police say.
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Canada police 'kill suspect in anti-terror operation'

Thursday, August 11th 2016, 14:57

Police have shot dead a suspect in an anti-terrorist operation in the Canadian province of Ontario, media reports say.
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Laser technology fights unwanted geese in Canada

Wednesday, August 10th 2016, 11:33

Star Wars-style research project hopes to take battle to birds where scarecrows have failed.
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Canada waiter may be charged after diner's allergic reaction

Friday, August 5th 2016, 15:41

A waiter in Canada could be charged with criminal negligence for allegedly serving salmon to a customer with a seafood allergy, police say.
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Briton and Canadian held for Dhaka attack

Thursday, August 4th 2016, 15:57
related countries: Bangladesh Bangladesh, United Kingdom United Kingdom
related places: Dhaka

A Canadian student and a British man are arrested and accused of involvement in an attack on a cafe in Bangladesh last month in which 22 people died.
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Canada family encounters shirtless PM Trudeau while hiking

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016, 13:18
related places: Quebec

A Canadian family on holiday stumbled upon a shirtless Prime Minster Justin Trudeau while hiking in Quebec's Gatineau Park.
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Foreign home buyers face new tax in Vancouver area

Tuesday, August 2nd 2016, 17:56
related places: Vancouver

A 15% property tax on foreign real estate buyers in Vancouver takes effect in an effort to create more affordable housing in Canada's most expensive property market.
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Canadian city ravaged by wildfires hit with heavy flooding

Monday, August 1st 2016, 18:29
related places: Fort McMurray

Torrential rain floods the Canadian city of Fort McMurray just months after wildfires gutted the area.
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MH370 was flown into water, says Canadian air crash expert

Monday, August 1st 2016, 5:18
related countries: Aruba Aruba, Malaysia Malaysia

One of the world's leading air crash investigators tells Australian TV he believes Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 was deliberately flown into the sea.
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Ottawa funeral after police arrest row

Saturday, July 30th 2016, 0:15
related places: Ottawa

Hundreds of people attend the funeral of a mentally ill black man in Ottawa who died following a confrontation with Canadian police.
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Gabon teenager hits high note after Celine Dion shares cover

Thursday, July 28th 2016, 8:27
related countries: Gabon Gabon

A 17-year-old from Gabon says he is "overwhelmed" after the Canadian pop star shared online a video of him performing one of her hits.
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Canadian singer goes rogue, adding 'all lives matter' to anthem

Wednesday, July 13th 2016, 20:55

Canadian singing group The Tenors has apologised after one of its members altered the country's anthem to include the phrase, "all lives matter"
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Trudeau in Kiev

Monday, July 11th 2016, 10:42
related countries: Ukraine Ukraine
related places: Kiev

As Canada's PM Justin Trudeau visits Ukraine, the BBC's Tom Burridge in Kiev explains the country's very personal relationship with Canada.
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Tragedy and triumph

Sunday, July 10th 2016, 23:09
related countries: Algeria Algeria

How Daniele Henkel escaped Algeria before the start of its civil war, and started a health and beauty business in Canada that made her a multi-millionaire.
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Former Nazi death guard Oberlander in Canada court win

Thursday, July 7th 2016, 22:15

A 92-year-old man who admits being a former Nazi death squad member wins a court case in Canada, fending off efforts to revoke his citizenship.
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Bugs and house prices

Thursday, July 7th 2016, 20:45
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom, United States United States

Interest in moving to Canada has peaked in the UK and the US - but are there any drawbacks to living in the popular country?
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Canadian man fights off black bear with boxing skills

Wednesday, July 6th 2016, 9:17

A Canadian man fights off a 320lb (145kg) black bear with skills he learned from years as a boxer.
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Justin Trudeau joins Canada gay pride march

Monday, July 4th 2016, 7:17
related places: Toronto

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has become the country's first head of government to take part in Toronto's annual gay pride parade.
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Release your inner child

Sunday, July 3rd 2016, 23:14

How Canadian entrepreneur Adam Tichauer set up Camp No Counselors, one of a growing number of summer camps for adults.
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Noisy neighbour

Wednesday, June 29th 2016, 17:20
related countries: Jordan Jordan, United States United States

Despite being an important trade and defence partner, the US tends to ignore Canada. But that's paradoxically because the two get along so well, as Jordan Michael Smith writes.
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Trudeau's Brexit message to youth

Wednesday, June 29th 2016, 11:52

Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoken to young people about Brexit and vote differences between old and young people
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Justin Trudeau gets comic book treatment in Marvel tale

Tuesday, June 28th 2016, 20:54

A cartoon depiction of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau appears on the cover of a new Marvel comic book coming out in August.
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Breastfeeding brides respond to Canada wedding photo

Tuesday, June 28th 2016, 17:13

A Canadian mum has gained internet fame for taking time out of her own wedding to breastfeed her nine-month-old daughter
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Post-Brexit model - Norway or Canada?

Monday, June 27th 2016, 15:59
related countries: Norway Norway, Singapore Singapore, Switzerland Switzerland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

Norway, Switzerland, Canada or Singapore? What approach should the UK take to trade deals with the EU and others, once it leaves the European bloc?
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Plane makes South Pole rescue trip

Wednesday, June 22nd 2016, 15:02

A small Canadian plane leaves a South Pole research station after swooping in on a rare medical rescue mission.
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Canada's parliament passes assisted suicide bill

Saturday, June 18th 2016, 3:38

Canada's parliament has passed a contentious bill to allow medically-assisted death for terminally ill people.
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Meat Loaf 'stable' after stage collapse

Friday, June 17th 2016, 15:41
related countries: United States United States

US rock star Meat Loaf is "stable and in good condition" after collapsing on stage during a concert in Canada, representatives say.
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Meat Loaf collapse on stage in Edmonton filmed by fan

Friday, June 17th 2016, 8:49
related countries: United States United States
related places: Edmonton

US rock star Meat Loaf has collapsed on stage during a concert in Canada.
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Canada MPs back gender-neutral changes to national anthem

Thursday, June 16th 2016, 3:57

Canadian MPs vote to change the lyrics of the English language version of the country's national anthem to make it more gender neutral.
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Philippines condemns Abu Sayyaf killing of Canadian Robert Hall

Tuesday, June 14th 2016, 2:55
related countries: Philippines Philippines

The Philippine president condemns the "brutal and senseless" killing of Canadian hostage Robert Hall by Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf.
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Gordie Howe, Canadian ice hockey legend, dies at 88

Friday, June 10th 2016, 15:45
related countries: United States United States

The legendary Canadian ice hockey player, Gordie Howe, known simply as "Mr Hockey", dies at the age of 88.
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