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2. 05-03 Alaska Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Vancouver
03-28 23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing Halifax airport, Maritime Provinces
4. 03-11 Jump in measles cases in Canada Lanaudiere, Quebec, Canada
5. 03-04 Chemical fire at Vancouver's port prompts evacuation
G. 02-24 Toronto police probe mystery bunker
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I. 02-03 Canada foreign minister John Baird resigns Canada
9. 01-28 E. coli found in Winnipeg water Winnipeg, Western Canada

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Soldier killed in Canada shootings Map of parliament Ottawa Canada  A gunman shot a soldier at a war memorial in Ottawa, then ran into the nearby parliament building where he exchanged gunfire with police
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2015 Mar.28  
  Air Canada AC624 made an 'abrupt' landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, but there were no immediate reports of injuries


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G20 agrees on deficit cuts by 2013
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All survive Air France jet crash and fire
NHL cancel season
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Canada humble Russia to win world ice hockey title  Olympic champions Canada won the ice hockey world championship after sweeping defending champions Russia 6-1 in the final in Prague Canadian lawmakers vote to expand spy powers  Legislation that would dramatically expand the powers of Canada's spy agency has cleared a key hurdle Alaska Airlines flight makes emergency landing at Vancouver  A U.S. passenger flight has made an emergency landing. Alaska Airlines Flight 76 was en route from Juneau, Alaska to Seattle 23 injured after plane leaves runway on 'abrupt' landing Map of Halifax airport Canada


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  Air Canada AC624 made an 'abrupt' landing and left the runway at the Halifax airport in bad weather, but there were no immediate reports of injuries
2015 Mar.11   Jump in measles cases in Canada  Health officials have confirmed 119 cases of measles among adults and children in a Quebec region, linked to an 2014 outbreak in Disneyland 2015 Mar.4   Chemical fire at Vancouver's port prompts evacuation  Health officials are warning people near the city's port to stay indoors due to a fire in a shipping container holding an industrial disinfectant

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2015 Feb.24   Toronto police probe mystery bunker  Toronto Police are asking the public to help identify the purpose of a bunker 10ft (3m) underground found near a Pan-Am Games venue 2015 Feb.13   Canada foils 'mass shooting plot'  Canadian police say they have foiled a plot to carry out a mass shooting in the Halifax area on Saturday. Three suspects were arrested 2015 Feb.3   Canada foreign minister John Baird resigns  Baird, who has served multiple positions in Prime Minister Stephen Harper's cabinet, is also not expected to run for re-election as an MP

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2015 Jan.28   E. coli found in Winnipeg water  The Canadian city of Winnipeg is under a water boil advisory after testing found E. coli and other bacteria in the water supply

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2014 Dec.30   Canadian police investigating 9 deaths at 3 crime scenes  Police say they are investigating the deaths of seven adults and two young children at three separate but connected Edmonton-area crime scenes 2014 Dec.23   Canadian man who dismembered lover gets life sentence  Luka Magnotta, a former porn actor, was killing and dismembering his Chinese lover and mailing the body parts to schools and political parties

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2014 Nov.6   Engineer missing after Quebec train derails  A Canadian iron ore manufacturer says an engineer is missing after a train plunged into a river after derailing on Quebec's North Shore

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2014 Oct.27   New Toronto mayor ends Rob Ford era  John Tory, a moderate conservative, has been elected as Toronto's new mayor, defeating the brother of the controversial incumbent, Rob Ford 2014 Oct.25   5 injured in explosion at Ontario industrial plant  Mayor Mike Bradley said the explosion occurred Saturday afternoon at the Veolia ES Canada Industrial Services Inc. plant 2014 Oct.23   Video of Ottawa attack released  Police in Canada have released video showing how a lone gunman stormed into Canada's parliament on Wednesday   Sergeant-at-Arms hailed as hero who shot Ottawa attacker  Sergeant-at-Arms in the House of Commons, 58-year-old Kevin Vickers credited for playing a vital role in stopping gunman Michael Zehaf-Bibeau   Canada parliament sits after attacks  Canada's parliament has returned to work, a day after a gunman rampaged through its corridors before being shot dead 2014 Oct.22   Canada not intimidated - PM Harper  PM Stephen Harper has said his country 'will never be intimidated' after a deadly attack near the national parliament in the capital Ottawa   Canadian officials identify shooter in attack on Parliament complex  Canadian authorities identified the shooter in a brazen attack in Ottawa that left a soldier dead as Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, 32
 Zehaf-Bibeau, who was killed at the scene, had changed his name from Joseph Michael Hall
    Soldier killed in Canada shootings
Map of parliament Ottawa Canada
  A gunman shot a soldier at a war memorial in Ottawa, then ran into the nearby parliament building where he exchanged gunfire with police
 1 shooter is dead in Ottawa, a senior U.S. official said. So far, there is "no indication the shooter has ties to violent Islamic extremism
2014 Oct.21   Infant bodies found in Canada locker  The bodies of up to four infants have been found in a storage locker in Winnipeg, Canada, authorities say 2014 Oct.20   St-Jean-sur-Richelieu hit-and-run man 'radicalised'  A man who struck two Canadian soldiers with his car before he was shot dead by police had been 'radicalised' and was known to security officials 2014 Oct.19   Gonzalo deals glancing blow to Newfoundland  Hurricane Gonzalo was before racing out into the North Atlantic Sunday after earlier battering Bermuda without causing any deaths or serious injuries 2014 Oct.17   Container ship towed away from Canadian coast  Canadian coast guard secured a towline to a Russian ship carrying hundreds of tons of fuel as it drifted without power in rough seas 2014 Oct.9   Ontario police resume 1985 search for missing schoolgirl  Police in Ontario, Canada, have resumed the search for Nicole Morin who went missing nearly 30 years ago 2014 Oct.7   Train derails in Saskatchewan, catches fire  The derailment happened near the small community of Clair, which is being evacuated. A highway has been closed in the area

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2014 Sep.17   Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer  Rob Ford, 45, has been diagnosed with a 'fairly aggressive' rare cancer, doctors treating him have said 2014 Sep.12   Embattled Toronto Mayor withdraws from race  Rob Ford, hospitalized this week after the discovery of an abdominal tumor, has decided not to seek re-election 2014 Sep.10   Toronto Mayor Rob Ford 'may have tumour'  Rob Ford has been admitted to hospital with a tentative diagnosis of a tumour after suffering months of abdominal pain

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2014 Jul.5   Arthur hits eastern Canada, causes power outages  Storm Arthur hit Canada's Maritime provinces with near-hurricane strength winds and torrential rains, knocking out power to nearly 200,000 customers

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2014 Jun.30   Toronto Mayor Rob Ford: Rehab saved my life  Rob Ford has returned to work after two months of 'intensive treatment' for drug and alcohol abuse, which he described as life-saving 2014 Jun.7     Canada inmates in helicopter escape   Three inmates have escaped from a Orsainville detention centre using a helicopter. Police are now searching for the inmates 2014 Jun.6   Moncton shooting: Justin Bourque charged with murder  A Canadian man accused killing three police officers and wounding two others in New Brunswick, has been charged with premeditated murder 2014 Jun.5   Man arrested over Moncton shootings  Canadian police say they have arrested Justin Bourque suspected of killing three police officers and wounding two others in New Brunswick   Moncton shooting: City on lockdown during manhunt  The Canadian city of Moncton remains on lockdown as authorities hunt for a man accused of shooting five police officers, killing three 2014 Jun.4     Manhunt as police officers killed in Moncton   A manhunt for Justin Bourque, 24, is under way in the Canadian city of Moncton after three officers were shot dead and two wounded

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2014 May.8   Bear attacks, kills oil sands worker in Canada  The attack took place at a Suncor Energy base plant, 200 miles north of Edmonton 2014 May.1   Toronto Mayor Rob Ford enters rehab  Rob Ford is starting a 30-day treatment course, as police investigate a new video that allegedly shows him smoking crack cocaine

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2014 Apr.30   Toronto Mayor Rob Ford 'to get help for substance abuse'  Controversial Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is to take a leave of absence to seek help for substance abuse, his lawyer says 2014 Apr.7   Liberals set to form majority Quebec government  Quebec's Liberal Party is set to form a majority provincial government, routing a bid by Quebec's main separatist party for their own majority 2014 Apr.4   Two AP journalists shot in Afghanistan, one fatally  Anja Niedringhaus, 48, a German photographerwas shot in Khost province province. Kathy Gannon, a Canadian reporter in a stable condition

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2014 Feb.14   Huge snow storm pushes into Canada  A giant winter storm that gridlocked traffic, left flights cancelled, and knocked out power in the US East Coast has pushed into eastern Canada

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2014 Jan.29   Justin Bieber charged with assault  19-year-old Canadian pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with assaulting a limousine driver in Toronto last month 2014 Jan.25   32 believed dead in Quebec retirement home fire  Crews pulled just two more bodies from the ice-covered rubble of a retirement home on the third day of the excruciating search   24 seniors missing in nursing home fire feared dead  Eight people are dead and 24 are still unaccounted for after a fire ripped through an elderly community the Residence du Havre in Quebec 2014 Jan.24   Bitter cold hampers search after L'Isle-Verte fire  The bitter cold is hindering the search for as many as 30 elderly Canadians unaccounted for after a fire destroyed an old people's home 2014 Jan.23     Deadly fire at Quebec elderly home
Map of L%27Isle-Verte Quebec Canada  32 people have died after a fire tore through an old people's home in Quebec, officials have said
 The impacted wing of the building burned to the ground, leaving only the elevator shaft intact. A number of residents were taken to hospital, Rescuers were unable to carry out a complete evacuation because of the intensity of the fire. Many of the victims used wheelchairs
2014 Jan.7   Big freeze shatters North America temperature records  Temperature records have tumbled across North America, as a big freeze saw sub-zero cold in all 50 US states
 It was Embarrass, Minnesota, that experienced the lowest temperature in the nation on Tuesday: -37C (-35F)
2014 Jan.6   North America cold snap creeps east  North America's brutal cold snap is heading east, ushering in dangerous temperatures not seen in two decades, warn forecasters
 Temperatures were set to plummet overnight in New York and Washington DC by as much as 45 degrees
2014 Jan.5     'Polar vortex' grips North America
Map of Toronto
  Parts of the US are braced for potentially record-breaking low temperatures as a 'polar vortex' brings more freezing weather.
 A plane from Toronto has slid into snow as it turned onto a taxiway after landing at JFK airport


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2013 Dec.22   Ice storm snarls travel, cuts power  A storm system is bringing freezing rain across much of Eastern Canada, cutting power to hundreds of thousands of people 2013 Dec.20   Canada prostitution laws struck down  The Supreme Court of Canada has unanimously struck down the nation's anti-prostitution laws

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2013 Nov.18   Toronto council strip most powers from embattled mayor  Embattled Rob Ford vowed 'outright war' after City Council voted to strip him of most of his powers in a tumultuous meeting 2013 Nov.15   Toronto city council votes to strip embattled mayor of some power  Council voted to strip embattled Rob Ford of his ability to govern in case of an emergency and to appoint and dismiss his senior staff 2013 Nov.14   Toronto mayor apologizes for graphic remarks  Another day, another apology from Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, this time for crude comments about oral sex he made Thursday morning 2013 Nov.13   Rob Ford says he bought drugs in last two years  Toronto Mayor has admitting buying illegal drugs in the past two years, at a raucous meeting at which city councillors asked him to take a leave of absence 2013 Nov.7     'Drunk' Toronto mayor in murder rant   Embattled Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has apologised for a video of him making threats to commit 'first-degree murder' against an unknown person 2013 Nov.5   Embattled Toronto mayor 'to stay on'  Rob Ford has vowed to stay on and run for re-election next year, dismissing calls he resign after admitting he smoked crack cocaine

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2013 Oct.31   Toronto mayor drugs video found  Toronto police say they have recovered a mobile-phone video appearing to show Mayor Rob Ford smoking from a crack pipe

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2013 Sep.18   Multiple deaths in Ottawa collision  At least six people have been killed in a collision between a passenger train and a bus in Canada's capital, Ottawa

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2013 Aug.8   2 face charges in case of Canadian girl who hanged self  Two 18-year-old men face child pornography charges in connection with the case of a 17-year-old who was allegedly gang-raped and bullied online 2013 Aug.5     Brothers strangled to death by python that escaped from Canadian pet store   The brothers, aged five and seven, were sleeping in a friend's apartment above the pet store when the snake strangled them

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2013 Jul.14   Stars pay tribute to Cory Monteith  Showbusiness colleagues have paid tribute to Glee star Cory Monteith who has been found dead in a Canada hotel 2013 Jul.11       20 dead, 30 presumed dead in Quebec oil train crash   It has become Canada's worst railway catastrophe in almost 150 years. Some of the bodies may never be found 2013 Jul.10   Canada blast missing 'probably dead'  Canadian police have said 30 people still missing since Saturday's train disaster in a Quebec town are 'most probably dead'   CEO: Runaway train's brakes weren't properly set  Edward Burkhardt, the head of the railway whose runaway train devastated a small Quebec town, cast doubt on his engineer's story   Sixty dead or missing after Lac-Megantic train blast  Sixty people are now thought to be dead or missing after a freight train carrying crude oil derailed and blew up in Quebec, Canadian police say 2013 Jul.9   Evidence criminal act may have led to train crash  Canadian authorities have found evidence that a criminal act may have led to a train crash in Quebec, that killed at least 15 people   Tampering alleged in runaway train  The chairman of the company whose driverless train barreled into the small Quebec town believes it had been tampered with 2013 Jul.8   Toronto hit by heavy rainstorm  The subways in Canada's largest city are at a standstill after a severe thunderstorm knocked out power to several areas of Toronto   Searchers comb Quebec blast site  Investigators have begun gaining access to parts of a Quebec town levelled when a runaway crude oil train exploded on Saturday   40 still missing after runaway train plows into town  Authorities said they hope to search more areas Monday for about 40 people still missing after a runaway train plowed into an eastern Canadian town 2013 Jul.7   Canada runaway train death toll rises  Another two bodies have been found after a runaway train carrying crude oil exploded in the Canadian town of Lac-Megantic, police say 2013 Jul.6       Fuel train explodes in Canadian town
Map of Lac-Megantic Canada
  A train carrying petrochemicals has exploded in Lac-Megantic, forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people


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2013 Jun.22     Floods kill 3, force 75,000 from homes in Calgary   Floodwaters devastated much of southern Alberta, leading authorities to evacuate Calgary's entire downtown
 Inside the city's hockey arena, the waters reached the 10th row
2013 Jun.20   Flooding in Canada may force 100,000 from homes  Mudslides forced the closure of the Trans-Canada Highway, isolating the mountain resort towns of Banff and Canmore 2013 Jun.17   Mayor of Montreal arrested  A spokeswoman for Quebec's anti-corruption unit says Montreal Mayor Michael Applebaum has been arrested

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2013 Apr.23   Canada pair challenge 'train plot'  Two suspects in an alleged al-Qaeda-backed plot to derail a Canadian passenger train have challenged the case against them 2013 Apr.22     Canada foils terror attack on train   Canada's authorities say they have arrested and charged two people with conspiring to carry out an 'al-Qaeda inspired' attack on a passenger train

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2013 Mar.17   Canada inmates in helicopter escape  Two inmates have made a daring escape from a prison in Canada by climbing up a rope into a hovering helicopter

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2012 Jun.4   Canadian 'killer' held in Berlin  Police in Berlin have arrested Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, the Canadian porn actor wanted for the murder and dismemberment of his lover

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2012 May.30     Canada manhunt after limbs posted
Map of Montreal  Canadian police are searching for a man wanted in connection with two packages of human limbs in Ottawa and a headless torso in Montreal
 Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, has been named as a suspect by the Montreal police, who have taken over the case


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2012 Jan.29   Family convicted in 'honor murders'  A Canadian jury Sunday convicted three members of a family of Afghan immigrants of the 'honor' murders of four female relatives 2012 Jan.23   Blackberry-maker CEOs step down  Blackberry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) has said its co-chief executives Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie have stepped down in a shake-up

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2011 Dec.12     Canada pulls out of Kyoto accord  Canada will formally withdraw from the Kyoto Protocol on climate change, the minister of the environment Peter Kent has said

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2011 Jul.22   Intense heat bakes US and Canada  A gruelling heatwave intensifies over the eastern parts of the US and Canada, with Friday expected to be the hottest day yet

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2011 Jun.30   Canada welcomes William and Kate  Canada's governor general has welcomed the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the start of the royal couple's first official overseas tour

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2011 May.2     PM Harper wins Canadian election  Prime Minister Stephen Harper's Conservative Party has won a majority of seats in general election, according to provisional results

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2010 Oct.21   Military commander gets life for killing 2  Highly decorated Col. Russell Williams was sentenced to two consecutive life sentences Thursday for the murders of two women 2010 Jun.27   G20 agrees on deficit cuts by 2013  Leaders at the summit in Canada have agreed to cut national budget deficits without stunting economic growth 2010 Feb.28   Canada win thrilling final gold of Olympics  Crosby's extra-time goal secured Canada the gold medal after a dramatic 3-2 win over the United States in the men's ice hockey 2010 Feb.12     Olympic opening clouded by death   The opening ceremony for the 2010 Winter Olympics began on a somber note as members of the delegation from Georgia mourned the loss   Luger killed in Olympics practice crash  Nodar Kumaritashvili, 21, a luge slider from Georgia was crashed during an Olympic training session hours before the opening ceremony 2010 Jan.25   Donors meet to plan Haiti rebuilding  U.S. Secretary of State Clinton and foreign ministers from more than a dozen countries met to discuss how to rebuild Haiti after the earthquake

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2008 Dec.4   Canada halts parliament amid row  Prime Minister Harper has won a bid to suspend parliament, blocking an opposition attempt to topple his minority government 2008 Oct.31   3rd pipeline bombing in month  The third pipeline bombing in October targets an EnCana-operated gas pipeline near the town of Dawson Creek 2008 Oct.14   Ruling Conservative Party gains 19 seats  In 40th general election, the ruling gains wins another minority government. Stephen Harper is re-elected as Prime Minister 2008 May.26   Foreign minister resigns  Maxime Bernier has come under fire after it was reported that his ex-girlfriend had previous relationships with men who had ties with organized crime

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2007 Dec.9   Pig farmer found guilty of killing 6 women  Robert 'Willie' Pickton accused of being Canada's worst serial killer was found guilty of 6 2nd-degree murder, which carries a mandatory life sentence 2007 Jan.22   Pig farmer confessed to 49 killings  In videotaped interviews accused serial killer Robert William Pickton allegedly acknowledges slaying 49 women

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2006 Sep.13   Gunman killed after college shooting  At least 19 students were wounded after a shooting at Dawson College in Montreal. One student later died 2006 Jun.3   Toronto terror plot foiled  Canadian police have prevented a major al Qaeda-inspired terror plot to attack targets in southern Ontario
 12 men and 5 youths, inspired by al Qaeda, were arrested in the operation involving hundreds of officers. They were planning to commit terrorist attacks against targets in southern Ontario. The group acquires 3 tons of ammonium nitrate to create explosive devices
2006 Jan.29   Fire traps 70 inside mine  Fire is forcing miners trapped underground to retreat to emergency rooms with oxygen and supplies 2006 Jan.23   Conservative Harper leads in vote  Buoyed by a political resurrection in Quebec Stephen Harper appeared poised to become next prime minister

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2005 Dec.10   Deal reached at climate conference  More than 150 nations agreed to launch formal talks on reductions in greenhouse gases, excluding the US 2005 Nov.28   Government thrown out  Prime Minister Martin's government has been ousted in a no-confidence vote. 3 opposition parties were united 2005 Nov.26   $4.3bn deal to fight native poverty  A landmark deal with Indian and northern Inuit communities is to help lift them from the poverty 2005 Aug.2     All survive Air France jet crash and fire   A jetliner attempting to land overran a runway, smashed into a gully and burst into flames 2005 Jun.28   Same-sex marriage approved  Parliament approved legislation to allow same sex-marriages, despite fierce opposition from conservative politicians

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2004 Jun.28   PM in minority poll win  Paul Martin and his scandal-battered Liberal Party bested their Conservative opposition in federal election

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2003 Dec.12   Chretien stepped down for Paul Martin  A former finance minister has pledged to seek smoother ties with the United States despite strains over Iraq 2003 Aug.14     Major power outage  An outage struck simultaneously across dozens of cities in the eastern U.S. and Canada

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2002 Feb.15   Correction gold medal; judge suspended  Russians grumbled after Olympic officials awarded a second gold medal to Canadians in a disputed figure-skating event

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2001 Apr.20   Globalization protesters battle police  Demonstrators tore down parts of a fence and barricades. Regional leaders gathered for the Summit of the Americas Feb. 10, 1763       Peace of Paris ceded Canada to Britain
  Signed by the kingdoms of Great Britain, France and Spain, after Britain's victory over France and Spain during the Seven Years' War
Sep. 13, 1759     Battle of Quebec began Map of Quebec City Canada  Death of James Wolfe and Louis Joseph de Montcalm. The Battle of the Plains of Abraham was a pivotal battle in the Seven Years' War May. 28, 1608     Samuel de Champlain founds Quebec Map of Quebec City Canada  de Champlain was a French navigator, cartographer, draughtsman, soldier, explorer, geographer, ethnologist, diplomat Feb. 25, 1534     Jacques Cartier reaches Labrador Map of Labrador Canada  A French explorer was the first European to describe and map[1] the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the shores of the Saint Lawrence River Oct. 28, 1491     Jacques Cartier, explorer, born Map of Saint-Malo France  Jacques Cartier was the first European to describe and map the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and the shores of the Saint Lawrence River