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Canada's Liberals sweep to power

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 16:37

Canada's Liberal Party mounts a stunning comeback in the country's general elections and ends nearly a decade of Conservative rule.
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Canada reopens market to EU beef

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 16:01

Canada resumes beef imports from the EU, which were blocked in 1996 because of the "mad cow disease" crisis.
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VIDEO: The moment Canadian politics changed

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 8:15
related places: Montreal

The BBC's Franz Strasser watched election night events unfold in a bar in Montreal where customers were both excited and uncertain about the new political era.
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Canada votes in pivotal election

Tuesday, October 20th 2015, 2:22

Canadians have voted in a general election with early counts indicating a strong showing for the Liberals as they challenge PM Stephen Harper's Conservatives.
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VIDEO: Canada election: Who is in the frame?

Sunday, October 18th 2015, 17:19

The longest and closest election campaign in Canada's history is gathering pace, with current Prime Minister Stephen Harper fighting for a record fourth term in office.
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Saturday, October 17th 2015, 23:41

The unusual 'Niqabs of Canada'... and other trends of the week
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VIDEO: Satirist Rick Mercer's Canada election predictions

Saturday, October 17th 2015, 19:32

Canada's top satirist Rick Mercer, host of the Rick Mercer Report, talks to the BBC's Rajini Vaidyanathan about the election candidates - and his predictions for the outcome.
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US-Canada relations 'must improve'

Friday, October 16th 2015, 18:19
related countries: United States United States

Canadian liberal leader Justin Trudeau said US-Canada relations are "crucial" and have been "soured" under Conservative prime minister Stephen Harper.
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Canada election row over brothel advert

Friday, October 16th 2015, 14:30

An advertising campaign about brothels by Canada's governing Tory party causes a row in the last days of the election campaign.
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VIDEO: What's at stake in Canada's election?

Friday, October 16th 2015, 11:22

On Monday Canadians go to the polls to select a new Prime Minister. Here's what you need to know.
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Canadian envoy of Iran crisis fame dies

Friday, October 16th 2015, 0:21
related countries: Iran Iran, United States United States
related places: Tehran, New York

The Canadian ambassador who helped six US diplomats escape the 1979 Tehran embassy siege dies in New York.
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VIDEO: Giant panda gives birth to twins

Wednesday, October 14th 2015, 8:44
related countries: China China

A giant panda has given birth to twins at Toronto Zoo - the first panda cubs to be born in Canada since the zoo was loaned two of the bears by China in 2014.
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Three held over Canadian tourist murder

Monday, October 12th 2015, 21:35

Three people are arrested over the double murder of a Canadian backpacker and a yoga instructor in San Francisco.
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Randy Quaid in court after US arrest

Monday, October 12th 2015, 10:26
related countries: United States United States
related places: California, Friday

Actor Randy Quaid is due to appear in court over a California vandalism case after being arrested on Friday as he tried to enter the US from Canada.
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Settlement in Canada rail disaster

Friday, October 9th 2015, 18:20

A C$445 million (£221 million) settlement is reached for victims of an oil train derailment in Canada that killed 47 people.
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Canada PM denies Syria refugee 'delays'

Friday, October 9th 2015, 16:38
related countries: Syria Syria

Canadian PM Stephen Harper denies his political staff directly handled Syrian refugee claims but admits to ordering a security "audit" of the process
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Randy Quaid facing Canadian deportation

Friday, October 9th 2015, 10:05

Actor Randy Quaid is facing deportation from Canada, having fled to the country in 2010 to escape charges of vandalism to a house in California.
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Nadal reaches last eight in Beijing

Wednesday, October 7th 2015, 16:52
related countries: China China
related places: Beijing

Rafael Nadal saves a set point on his way to beating Canada's Vasek Pospisil in round two of the China Open in Beijing.
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Canada 15-17 Romania

Tuesday, October 6th 2015, 19:05

Romania recover from 15-0 down to beat Canada 17-15 and complete the biggest comeback in World Cup history.
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Freed reporter 'let down' by Canada PM

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 22:02
related countries: Egypt Egypt

Al Jazeera journalist Mohammed Fahmy, recently pardoned and released from jail in Egypt, accuses Canadian PM Stephen Harper of letting him down.
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France 41-18 Canada

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 20:53

France overcome a stern test from Canada to make it three wins from three in Rugby World Cup Pool D.
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VIDEO: Fahmy: Canadian PM 'let me down'

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 16:58

In his first broadcast interview since being pardoned, Mohamed Fahmy has been critical of the Canadian Prime Minister
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VIDEO: African immigrants shut out in Quebec

Thursday, October 1st 2015, 2:45
related countries: France France
related places: Quebec

Rude awakening for Canada's French-speaking immigrants
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China fines Bombardier over venture

Wednesday, September 30th 2015, 3:51
related countries: China China

China fines Canadian train maker Bombardier and a local unit of train giant CRRC for setting up a joint venture without government approval.
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Canada leaders clash over IS fight

Tuesday, September 29th 2015, 2:34
related places: Toronto

Canadian party leaders clash over the fight against Islamic State (IS) militants in the election campaign's fourth TV debate in Toronto.
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VIDEO: Masterchef's Susur Lee on success

Monday, September 28th 2015, 23:54
related countries: Hong Kong Hong Kong

Hong Kong born Masterchef judge Susur Lee tells the BBC about his road to success in Canada.
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VIDEO: Where speaking English is a problem

Monday, September 28th 2015, 23:03

Immigrants to Canada are isolated for speaking English
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Kelly Clarkson cancels her UK tour

Saturday, September 26th 2015, 11:59
related countries: Ireland Ireland, United Kingdom United Kingdom

The singer cancels her UK tour dates plus 10 others concerts in Canada and Ireland for "vocal rest".
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Canada rail plotters get life in prison

Wednesday, September 23rd 2015, 18:42
related places: Toronto

A Canadian court sentences two men to life in prison for plotting to derail a train from New York to Toronto.
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Clinton opposes Keystone XL pipeline

Tuesday, September 22nd 2015, 21:42
related countries: United States United States

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she opposes a pipeline to carry Canadian crude oil to the US, breaking her silence on the issue.
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Ireland 50-7 Canada

Saturday, September 19th 2015, 15:37

Ireland make a good start to their World Cup challenge by running in seven tries in a 50-7 win over Canada in Cardiff.
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VIDEO: In five words: How you feel about Canada

Friday, September 18th 2015, 23:00

You told us how you feel about today's Canada
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Canadian leaders debate economy

Friday, September 18th 2015, 1:52

The state of Canada's economy has been the main topic for the country's three party leaders in a combative election debate in Calgary.
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Irish handed Healy boost for opener

Monday, September 14th 2015, 14:20
related countries: Ireland Ireland

Ireland prop Cian Healy is passed fit for Saturday's World Cup opener against Canada after recovering from neck surgery.
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Thrillers share honours at US cinemas

Monday, September 14th 2015, 12:06
related countries: United States United States

Dating drama The Perfect Guy and M Night Shyamalan's The Visit fare similarly well at North American cinemas, coming first and second at the US and Canada box office.
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Canada candidate 'urinated in mug'

Monday, September 7th 2015, 16:47

A businessman caught on camera urinating into a coffee cup while working in someone's home drops out of running for Canada's parliament.
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'No record' of Syrian boy asylum bid

Thursday, September 3rd 2015, 20:53
related countries: Syria Syria, Turkey Turkey

Canada denies it received a bid for asylum from the family of a three-year-old Syrian boy whose body was found on a beach in Turkey.
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Canadian economy enters recession

Tuesday, September 1st 2015, 13:33

Canada's economy fell into recession in the first half of the year, official figures show, as falling oil prices took their toll.
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Walker considers Canada border wall

Monday, August 31st 2015, 13:16
related countries: United States United States
related places: Republican

Republican presidential hopeful Scott Walker calls building a wall along the border between the US and Canada a "legitimate issue".
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UK family killed in Canada crash named

Wednesday, August 26th 2015, 17:43
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

The British family killed in a plane crash in Canada's Quebec province are named as Fiona and Richard Hewitt, and their teenage children Felicity and Harry.
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Canadian boy reels in massive tuna

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 21:06

A Canadian boy has caught a 486lb (220kg) tuna fish off the coast of Prince Edward Island
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Four Britons killed in Quebec crash

Tuesday, August 25th 2015, 18:01
related places: Quebec

Four Britons were among six people killed when a seaplane crashed during a sightseeing trip in Canada, the UK Foreign Office confirms.
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An election about hair, swearing and dragon slaying

Monday, August 24th 2015, 23:12

How a hairstyle, a swear word and a dragon gripped Canada
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