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©REUTERS/Andres Stapff Twitter plea for pot costs Canadian his job A Toronto area mechanic who posted a Twitter message seeking marijuana to alleviate boredom at work this week got an unexpected reply -- from police with an apparent sense of humour.
18 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Joe Skipper 40 pythons found in Canadian hotel Little more than a week after a giant python crushed two young Canadian boys to death, police have recovered 40 of the snakes from a hotel room.
17 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Mathieu Belanger Canadian railway refuses to pay for disaster clean-up Canadian Pacific Railway will appeal a government order to pay for the clean-up of a deadly train derailment in Canada's Quebec province in July.
16 августа 2013
Photo courtesy of topnews.in Suspects arraigned in US over global penny-stock fraud Six people appeared in US federal courts on Wednesday in connection with what American officials are calling one of the biggest international penny stock frauds ever investigated.
15 августа 2013
Canada pet shop owner had no permit for killer python The owner of a python which is thought to have crushed two infants to death in a Canadian apartment did not have a permit to keep such an animal.
08 августа 2013
©REUTERS/Pichi Escaped python kills two young children in Canada An escaped python killed two children in their sleep in eastern Canada.
06 августа 2013
Photo courtesy of studiobriefing.net Cameron to release three 'Avatar' sequels Canadian director James Cameron is making three sequels to his film "Avatar," which will be released between 2016 and 2018, Fox Studios announced Thursday.
02 августа 2013
Major west-to-east oil pipeline proposed in Canada TransCanada announced plans Thursday for the construction of a $12 billion pipeline to carry oil from the Alberta oil sands to the Atlantic seaboard.
02 августа 2013
Photo courtesy of mashable.com Some blood pressure drugs found to slow dementia A class of drugs designed to lower blood pressure also slightly brakes the progression of dementia among the elderly and may even boost brain power marginally.
27 июля 2013
Human-powered helicopter wins US prize A Canadian-built helicopter that is powered by a human riding a bicycle has become the first winner of a decades-old $250,000 engineering prize.
13 июля 2013
Railway blames firefighters in Canada train disaster The US rail company at the center of Canada's worst train disaster in recent history blamed firefighters for the deadly derailment, as police indicated they believe it could be a case of criminal negligence.
10 июля 2013
Five dead, 40 missing in Canada train disaster Origin: Canada Officials in Canada said Sunday they have located five bodies so far in their grim search for victims from the catastrophic derailment of an oil-laden cargo train.
08 июля 2013
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins. ©REUTERS/Fred Prouser BlackBerry shares plunge on weak results, sales BlackBerry on Friday posted an unexpected first quarter loss and disappointing sales figures for its new smartphones.
30 июня 2013
©REUTERS/Esam Al-Fetori New York oil soars after Canadian pipelines shut New York oil prices sharply rebounded Monday after a leak forced the closure of Canadian pipelines, raising concerns about supply disruptions in North America.
25 июня 2013
Japanese racing pigeon flies across Pacific to Canada A plucky pigeon that flew across the Pacific Ocean from Japan will be bred by a bird lover in Canada hoping its progeny will make top long-distance racers.
25 июня 2013
Alberta faces '10-year recovery' after flood: Redford Flood damage was estimated in the billions of dollars Monday as residents of the Canadian city of Calgary and other districts began mopping up after deadly floods which killed three people and forced 100,000 to flee.
25 июня 2013
Flooding in Canada forces evacuation in another city Canadian authorities in the western city of Medicine Hat on Sunday ordered the evacuation of buildings in low-lying areas after flooding killed three people and forced 100,000 to flee.
24 июня 2013
©REUTERS/Vasily Fedosenko Chinese buy up Canada farms; is Beijing behind it? With too few farms in China to feed a burgeoning population, Chinese immigrants have started buying up agricultural lands in Canada and shipping produce to Asia.
23 июня 2013
©REUTERS Hershey pays $4 mn fine for chocolate price-fixing US candy maker Hershey on Friday pleaded guilty to participating in a chocolate price-fixing scheme and paid a CAN$4 million (US$4.2 million) fine.
22 июня 2013
100,000 flee flooding in Canada Flooding forced the evacuation on Friday of some 100,000 people in the western city of Calgary and nearby towns in the heart of the Canadian oil patch.
22 июня 2013

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