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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

'Al-Qaeda weapons supplier' freed

Thursday, August 5th 2010, 2:10
related countries: United States United States
related places: Toronto

A Canadian accused by the US of supplying weapons to al-Qaeda is freed after a judge in Toronto refuses to extradite him to the US.
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'All saved' as Canada ferry sinks

Thursday, March 23rd 2006, 10:20

Canadian officials say all 101 people on board a ferry that sank were rescued, although two remain unaccounted for.
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'Diplomatic spat' angers Tanzania

Friday, December 11th 2009, 15:46
related countries: Tanzania Tanzania

Tanzania's foreign ministry summons the Canadian High Commissioner after a diplomat allegedly spat at a policeman.
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'Dirty oil'

Thursday, December 11th 2008, 13:25

Vocal opposition to Canada's growing oil sands industry
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'Errors' led to Air India tragedy

Thursday, June 17th 2010, 19:43

A "cascading series of errors" led to the 1985 bombing of an Air India jet that killed 329 people, an inquiry in Canada concludes.
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'Fake' photo woman back home

Sunday, August 16th 2009, 8:21
related countries: Kenya Kenya

A Canadian woman stranded in Kenya for three months because of a row over her passport photo returns home.
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'Fewer obese' in Canada than US

Thursday, March 3rd 2011, 1:51
related countries: United States United States

Canada has a significantly lower rate of obesity among its population than does the US, a new US government study shows.
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'Foot' discovered on Canada shore

Thursday, November 13th 2008, 8:58
related countries: United Kingdom United Kingdom

Police in Canada discover what could be the seventh human foot to wash ashore in British Colombia since August 2007.
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'Foot' posted to Canadian party

Tuesday, May 29th 2012, 21:53
related places: Ottawa

Police in the Canadian capital, Ottawa, are investigating what appears to be a human foot that was sent to the headquarters of the governing federal Conservative Party.
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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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'Human head' found in Canada park

Monday, July 2nd 2012, 17:20
related countries: China China
related places: Montreal

Police in Montreal say a suspected human head found in a park may be from a Chinese student allegedly killed by a former porn actor.
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'I survived deadly bear attack'

Friday, July 30th 2010, 9:49

A Canadian woman has said she played dead in order to escape from a bear during an attack in Montana that left one man dead.
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'I survived deadly bear attack'

Friday, July 30th 2010, 9:49

A Canadian woman has said she played dead in order to escape from a bear during an attack in Montana that left one man dead.
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'I'm a lumberjack'

Tuesday, September 16th 2008, 11:29

The new face of Canada's forestry workforce
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'Ikea monkey' to stay at sanctuary

Friday, September 13th 2013, 16:13

Darwin, the pet monkey that escaped in an Ikea car park in Toronto, Canada, last December, will not be returned to its owner, a judge rules.
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'Mossad' trial resumes in Cairo

Wednesday, February 28th 2007, 12:23
related countries: Egypt Egypt, Israel Israel
related places: Cairo

The trial has resumed in Cairo of an Egyptian-Canadian dual national accused of spying for Israel.
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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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'No-gender' O Canada lyrics urged

Thursday, October 3rd 2013, 16:34

A group of prominent Canadian women launch a campaign to make the English-language lyrics to Canada's national anthem more gender-neutral.
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'One killed' in Afghan explosion

Thursday, March 30th 2006, 5:53
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

A suicide bomber dies in an attempted attack on a foreign military convoy in Afghanistan, police say.
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'Plot to behead Canada PM'

Wednesday, June 7th 2006, 11:26

One of 17 terror suspects held in Canada last week is reportedly accused of planning to behead the PM.
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'Send drugs' tweet Canadian fired

Thursday, August 15th 2013, 3:49

A Canadian car shop employee is sacked after police see his tweet apparently seeking a delivery of marijuana to the shop - and reply.
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'Sick-out' grounds Canada flights

Friday, April 13th 2012, 14:56

Air Canada cancels dozens of flights, blaming "illegal activity" by pilots calling in sick, in an apparent protest over a bitter labour row.
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'Smuggling kingpin' Lai on trial

Friday, April 6th 2012, 5:47
related countries: China China
related places: Xiamen

The suspected head of a massive smuggling ring in China, Lai Changxing, goes on trial in Xiamen after his extradition from Canada, Chinese media say.
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'Tamil refugee ship' nears Canada

Thursday, August 12th 2010, 4:35
related countries: Sri Lanka Sri Lanka, Thailand Thailand
related places: Pacific

A Thai ship thought to be carrying Tamil refugees from Sri Lanka is approaching Canada's Pacific coast, officials say.
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'Terror ties' Canadian released

Tuesday, July 23rd 2013, 20:41
related countries: Mauritania Mauritania

A court in Mauritania frees a 24-year-old Canadian man sentenced to 18 months in prison in Mauritania for alleged ties to terrorist activity.
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'Terrorists to lose' Canada status

Wednesday, February 6th 2013, 19:51

Canada's immigration minister proposes changing the law to strip dual citizens of their passports if they commit an act of terror abroad.
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'War criminals' hiding in Canada

Thursday, July 21st 2011, 22:09

Thirty fugitives wanted for war crimes or crimes against humanity are believed to be hiding in Canada, the country's government says.
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10-year-old Canadian girl discovers supernova

Tuesday, January 4th 2011, 12:19

A 10-year-old girl in Canada is the youngest person to discover a supernova - an exploding star which can briefly outshine a whole galaxy.
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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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99 Cents Only agrees takeover bid

Tuesday, October 11th 2011, 19:12
related countries: United States United States

US bargain retailer 99 Cents Only Stores agrees a takeover bid by a private equity firm and Canadian pension agency worth $1.6bn.
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Abducted boys killed in Venezuela

Wednesday, April 5th 2006, 10:32
related countries: Venezuela Venezuela

The bodies of three Canadian boys, kidnapped more than a month ago in Venezuela, are found.
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Abuse payout for native Canadians

Wednesday, November 23rd 2005, 22:45

Canada offers to pay more than C$2bn compensation to indigenous people abused at residential schools.
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Acquittals in Canada blood trial

Monday, October 1st 2007, 21:49
related countries: United States United States

A Canadian judge acquits four doctors and a US drug firm of criminal negligence in a tainted blood scandal.
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Aerial images of Lac-Megantic

Wednesday, July 10th 2013, 13:55
related places: Lac-Megantic

Close-up aerial views of Canadian blast town
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Afghan attack kills Canada troops

Wednesday, September 3rd 2008, 17:59
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan

Three Canadian soldiers die and five are hurt in an attack on their vehicle in south Afghanistan, says the Canadian military.
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Afghan blast kills Canada troops

Saturday, April 22nd 2006, 21:13
related countries: Afghanistan Afghanistan
related places: Kandahar

A bomb attack claimed by the Taleban kills four Canadian soldiers near the south Afghan city of Kandahar.
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