Canada

Woman dies after getting trapped inside clothes donation bin
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Woman dies after getting trapped inside clothes donation bin

Homelessness activists call for the spring-loaded containers to be removed from the streets
8 Jan 2019
China: 13 Canadians held in ‘tit-for-tat’ detentions
Huawei, Meng Wanzhou, Canada, China
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China: 13 Canadians held in ‘tit-for-tat’ detentions

Tensions have been rising since arrest of Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver last month
4 Jan 2019
Pot stocks: is it worth investing in cannabis?
Marijuana
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Pot stocks: is it worth investing in cannabis?

Budding marijuana industry has sparked interest in the financial world
18 Dec 2018
Sonic attacks: are spies giving diplomats brain injuries?
US Embassy in Havana, Cuba
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Sonic attacks: are spies giving diplomats brain injuries?

Canadian embassy workers in Havana complain of similar unexplained symptoms to US colleagues
20 Nov 2018
US-China trade war ‘derails’ Apec summit
Apec leaders gather for photo shoot at the end of ‘failed’ summit in PNG
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US-China trade war ‘derails’ Apec summit

Regional meeting fails to reach agreement for the first time in 25-year history
19 Nov 2018
Canada facing marijuana shortage following legalisation
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Canada facing marijuana shortage following legalisation

Uncertainty over future cannabis supplies sparks fears that buyers may return to black market
16 Nov 2018
The world’s wildest countries
Coyotes Buttes
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The world’s wildest countries

Humans have ‘modified’ 77% of the Earth’s surface. So what remains unspoiled?
1 Nov 2018
Canada becomes second nation to legalise cannabis
Canada has become the second country in the world to legalise recreational cannabis use
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Canada becomes second nation to legalise cannabis

Recreational use of the drug now legally sanctioned across the country
17 Oct 2018
Canada, US and Mexico reach deal to replace Nafta
US, Canada and Mexico agree on Nafta replacement at eleventh hour
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Canada, US and Mexico reach deal to replace Nafta

Canada signs on just hours before self-imposed midnight deadline
1 Oct 2018
Dellen Millard: airline heir convicted of third murder
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Dellen Millard: airline heir convicted of third murder

Scion of wealthy family already serving 50 years for killing ex-girlfriend and a stranger
25 Sep 2018
Coca-cola ‘planning to make cannabis-infused drinks’
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Coca-cola ‘planning to make cannabis-infused drinks’

Report suggests the soft drink giant is eyeing a move into the budding marijuana market
18 Sep 2018
BA flight in emergency landing as ‘cockpit fills with fumes’
BA Flight fumes
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BA flight in emergency landing as ‘cockpit fills with fumes’

Pilots on Canada-bound plane reportedly needed oxygen masks
13 Sep 2018
US and Mexico agree trade ‘understanding’
Workers of the National Autonomous University of Mexico union protest against Nafta
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US and Mexico agree trade ‘understanding’

Donald Trump hails ‘incredible deal for both parties’ that could lead to overhaul of Nafta
28 Aug 2018
Best green travel ideas: 7 sustainable holidays
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Best green travel ideas: 7 sustainable holidays

Luxury travel doesn’t have to cost the Earth
24 Aug 2018
‘Pile of rubble’ goes on the market for £2.3m in Canada
Canada burned house
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‘Pile of rubble’ goes on the market for £2.3m in Canada

Large asking price for remnants of property causes controversy
23 Aug 2018
Saudi Arabia blocks flights from Canada
Saudi Arabia has banned flights from Canada in escalating diplomatic row over human rights
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Saudi Arabia blocks flights from Canada

Flight ban is the latest escalation in a diplomatic dispute over jailed activists
7 Aug 2018
Toronto shooting: what we know so far
Toronto shooting, Canada
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Toronto shooting: what we know so far

Two dead, including suspect, and a further 13 injured after gunman opens fire in popular restaurant district
23 Jul 2018
Blake Leibel guilty: what the court heard
Blake Leibel, pictured with ex-wife Amanda Braun
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Blake Leibel guilty: what the court heard

Filmmaker mutilated girlfriend in murder that ‘followed script’ of gory graphic novel he wrote
21 Jun 2018
Canada votes to legalise recreational cannabis
Canada has voted to legalise recreational marijuana
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Canada votes to legalise recreational cannabis

Legalisation fulfils prime minister Justin Trudeau’s 2015 campaign promise
20 Jun 2018
Why Donald Trump is set to skip climate talks at G7
Macron and Trudeau hold a joint press conference ahead of Friday’s G7 meeting
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Why Donald Trump is set to skip climate talks at G7

Move to leave early comes after harsh Twitter exchanges with Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau
8 Jun 2018
Canadian minister told to remove turban in US airport
Navdeep Bains
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Canadian minister told to remove turban in US airport

Navdeep Bains has compared the experience to being asked to strip in public
11 May 2018
Toronto van attack suspect posted ‘cryptic’ Facebook message
Toronto van attack suspect might be linked to misogynist online group
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Toronto van attack suspect posted ‘cryptic’ Facebook message

Message appears to link driver to misogynist ‘involuntary celibate’ subculture
25 Apr 2018
Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Head of the Commonwealth
Prince Charles
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Prince Charles to succeed Queen as Head of the Commonwealth

Member state leaders agree Prince of Wales for the role following plea from Her Majesty
20 Apr 2018
TPP brings 500m people into Pacific trade deal
Protesters have rallied against the Trans-Pacific Partnership for years
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TPP brings 500m people into Pacific trade deal

Despite US withdrawal, Pacific rim countries forged ahead with trade agreement
8 Mar 2018
Justin Trudeau’s trip to India: a ‘facile, foolish fiasco’?
Justin Trudeau
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Justin Trudeau’s trip to India: a ‘facile, foolish fiasco’?

Canadian PM castigated at home and abroad over eight-day foreign visit
23 Feb 2018
Jordan Peterson: star psychologist or ‘professor of piffle’?
Jordan Peterson
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Jordan Peterson: star psychologist or ‘professor of piffle’?

Canada’s anti-snowflake crusader has acquired a cult following but not everyone thinks he’s a man of substance
14 Feb 2018
Bruce McArthur: serial killer suspect charged in Canada
Alleged serial killer Bruce McArthur has been charged with five counts of murder
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Bruce McArthur: serial killer suspect charged in Canada

Five bodies discovered - and police say they ‘have no idea how many more there will be’
30 Jan 2018
Canada to deploy AI that can identify suicidal thoughts
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Canada to deploy AI that can identify suicidal thoughts

Programme will scan social media pages of 160,000 people
3 Jan 2018
Freed hostage Joshua Boyle arrested for sexual assault
Joshua Boyle and his family during their time as hostages in Pakistan
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Freed hostage Joshua Boyle arrested for sexual assault

Canadian man faces 15 charges months after being rescued in Pakistan
3 Jan 2018
Seaplane crash: Australia probes similar accident in Quebec
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Seaplane crash: Australia probes similar accident in Quebec

British family of five and pilot died in Sydney crash on New Year’s Eve
2 Jan 2018
Quebec to launch world’s biggest basic income scheme
Canada has led the way in basic income
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Quebec to launch world’s biggest basic income scheme

Anti-poverty plan will give 84,000 people £10,500 a year
13 Dec 2017
Canada offers £64m to ‘gay purge’ victims
Justin Trudeau at Pride
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Canada offers £64m to ‘gay purge’ victims

PM Justin Trudeau cries as he apologises for historical mistreatment
29 Nov 2017
Fun police: Canadian man fined for singing in his car
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Fun police: Canadian man fined for singing in his car

‘I was singing the refrain, “Everybody Dance Now”, but it wasn't loud enough to disturb anyone’
24 Oct 2017
Canadian groom saves drowning boy on wedding day
Wedding Groom
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Canadian groom saves drowning boy on wedding day

Clayton Cook jumped into Ontario river during wedding photoshoot after seeing young boy in distress
26 Sep 2017
Quebec’s ‘language police’ relax English word ban
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Quebec’s ‘language police’ relax English word ban

Au revoir, coquetels and balle-molle - hello cocktails and softball
21 Sep 2017
Nafta negotiations begin
Mexican farmers protest against Nafta
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Nafta negotiations begin

Three-way summit gets underway between Canada, Mexico and US to renegotiate trade deal
16 Aug 2017