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Two dead in Halloween attack by sword-wielding suspect dressed in medieval clothing in Quebec
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Two dead in Halloween attack by sword-wielding suspect dressed in medieval clothing in Quebec

Nov 1st 2020, 2:55 PM 30,905 Views 10 Comments

The suspect was arrested early today after a manhunt through the streets of Old Quebec.

Canadian police find body of man suspected of abducting and killing his six and 11 year-old daughters
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Canadian police find body of man suspected of abducting and killing his six and 11 year-old daughters

Jul 21st 2020, 7:02 AM 24,197 Views 0 Comments

The 44-year-old became a wanted man when he disappeared on 8 July.

Canadian police search for French tourists missing after snowmobile crash
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Canadian police search for French tourists missing after snowmobile crash

Jan 24th 2020, 8:28 AM 13,632 Views 2 Comments

The tourist group crashed through ice while snowmobiling on Tuesday evening.

Minister calls for memorial for Irish Famine shipwreck victims after remains found on beach
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Minister calls for memorial for Irish Famine shipwreck victims after remains found on beach

Jun 10th 2019, 10:57 AM 28,193 Views 83 Comments

The remains were from the Carricks ship that left County Sligo in 1847.

At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar
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At least 19 people killed in Canada heatwave as temperatures soar

Jul 5th 2018, 8:06 AM 30,366 Views 21 Comments

12 of the dead were reported in the eastern province’s capital Montreal.

Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get?
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Poll: Should parents have a say in how much homework their children get?

May 2nd 2017, 12:45 PM 16,606 Views 58 Comments

If the child is stressed by academics, should the parent say when enough is enough?

'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims
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'A father to everyone': Tributes paid to Quebec shooting victims

Jan 31st 2017, 9:00 AM 10,351 Views 37 Comments

Six men died in the attack, which took place during evening prayers at a mosque.

Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump
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Quebec suspect a 27-year-old far-right nationalist who recently 'liked' Facebook page of Trump

Jan 31st 2017, 8:45 AM 18,048 Views 104 Comments

Alexandre Bissonnette has been charged with the murders of six people and remains in police custody.

Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque
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Student and 'supporter of right-wing politics' charged with murder of six at Quebec mosque

Jan 30th 2017, 11:11 PM 17,630 Views 31 Comments

The other detained man is being described as a witness.

Six people have died after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada
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Six people have died after gunmen opened fire at a mosque in Canada

Jan 30th 2017, 6:44 AM 28,531 Views 96 Comments

The attack occurred just after midnight Irish time.

Teenager who robbed shop so he could join Isis sentenced to jail
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Teenager who robbed shop so he could join Isis sentenced to jail

Apr 6th 2016, 7:02 PM 14,782 Views 19 Comments

He has started to renounce radicalism.

Seven dead after Canadian plane crash
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Seven dead after Canadian plane crash

Mar 29th 2016, 11:03 PM 41,125 Views 2 Comments

The crash happened on Canada’s Magdalen Islands.

Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter
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Video shows inmates escaping from Canadian prison by helicopter

Mar 16th 2016, 2:40 PM 17,173 Views 23 Comments

The men were arrested hours after their great escape.

Life in an Inuit village: 'It gets scary very fast'
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Life in an Inuit village: 'It gets scary very fast'

Oct 11th 2015, 7:00 PM 21,607 Views 11 Comments

Umiujaq is a remote village on the shore of Hudson Bay in east Canada – part of a region warming twice as fast as the rest of the planet.

"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash
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"Excellent instructor" and four Britons killed in seaplane crash

Aug 25th 2015, 12:10 PM 12,611 Views 4 Comments

The plane had been flying on a sightseeing tour.

Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death
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Woman accused of drowning her three children starves to death

Jan 16th 2015, 8:48 PM 37,679 Views 56 Comments

She was charged with murdering her children in 2012.

Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship
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Bones found on Canadian beach came from children on an Irish Famine coffin ship

Dec 31st 2014, 8:00 PM 25,931 Views 41 Comments

The three children are believed to have died when a coffin ship was wrecked in 1847.

Motorcyclists die after car stops to let ducks cross the road
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Motorcyclists die after car stops to let ducks cross the road

Jun 20th 2014, 5:54 PM 25,074 Views 58 Comments

The driver of the car was found guilty of dangerous driving causing death.

Quebec says 'Non': Separatists who want to leave Canada handed crushing defeat
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Quebec says 'Non': Separatists who want to leave Canada handed crushing defeat

Apr 8th 2014, 2:44 PM 10,361 Views 11 Comments

Quebec has had two referendums on sovereignty. The last such vote, in 1995, narrowly rejected independence.

Ten bodies recovered in freezing search of Quebec nursing home fire
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Ten bodies recovered in freezing search of Quebec nursing home fire

Jan 27th 2014, 1:59 PM 8,611 Views 2 Comments

Equipment usually used to de-ice ships has been brought in to aid the search for the dozens still missing.

Grim search begins for victims of nursing home fire
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Grim search begins for victims of nursing home fire

Jan 24th 2014, 7:30 PM 8,608 Views 3 Comments

Around three dozen people remain unaccounted for after the blaze.

Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly
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Thirty people still missing hours after fire at home for the elderly

Jan 23rd 2014, 10:48 PM 16,698 Views 4 Comments

The fire broke out just after midnight last night local time at the large complex in Quebec in Canada.

Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy
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Owner of derailed train firm that killed 47 in Quebec files for bankruptcy

Aug 8th 2013, 8:31 AM 6,585 Views 10 Comments

The company says the “obligations of both companies now exceed the value of their assets”.

20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy
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20 dead, 30 still unaccounted for in Canada rail tragedy

Jul 11th 2013, 10:12 AM 5,395 Views 13 Comments

The railway owner says a lone engineer failed to set brakes properly on the train.

Canada: 40 people still missing in runaway train blast, five bodies found
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Canada: 40 people still missing in runaway train blast, five bodies found

Jul 8th 2013, 7:38 AM 7,089 Views 5 Comments

It took firefighters over 24 hours to extinguish the blaze.

Five dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster
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Five dead, 40 missing in Canada rail disaster

Jul 7th 2013, 6:29 PM 8,802 Views 11 Comments

The accident happened in a Quebec town around 250 kilometers east of Montreal, when an oil-laden cargo train jumped its track created a massive fireball.

80 missing as train carrying oil derails and explodes in small Canadian town
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80 missing as train carrying oil derails and explodes in small Canadian town

Jul 7th 2013, 7:42 AM 10,457 Views 16 Comments

The accident in the Quebec town, located around 250 kilometers east of Montreal, created a fireball and forced 2,000 people from their homes.

Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory
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Two dead after explosion at fireworks factory

Jun 20th 2013, 9:03 PM 5,844 Views 6 Comments

Around 150 firefighters battled the flames to bring them under control.

Quebec football federation suspended over turban ban
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Quebec football federation suspended over turban ban

Jun 11th 2013, 7:14 PM 1,903 Views 1 Comment

Last week Brigitte Frot said players who wished to play in a turban could “play in their backyards.”

PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice
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PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice

Jan 10th 2013, 11:17 AM 15,741 Views 45 Comments

About a dozen whales are trapped in a vast stretch of ice in Quebec’s Far North, surfacing in a small opening for air.

Two dead in explosion at Quebec pharmaceutical plant
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Two dead in explosion at Quebec pharmaceutical plant

Nov 9th 2012, 1:31 PM 4,779 Views 1 Comment

Officials have not yet confirmed the cause of the explosion in which 19 people were also injured.

In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island?
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In photos: Fancy living it up on Celine Dion's private island?

Aug 19th 2012, 12:00 PM 11,852 Views 16 Comments

The singer’s home was clearly also her castle…

Quebec premier says he's not dead after hoax report
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Quebec premier says he's not dead after hoax report

Aug 17th 2011, 12:44 PM 195 Views 0 Comments

Jean Charest joked that he was forced to look in the mirror to make sure he was still there after reports of his death emerged online.

The honeymoon's over: Kate and William are booed
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The honeymoon's over: Kate and William are booed

Jul 3rd 2011, 5:41 PM 1,412 Views 27 Comments

The British royal couple’s love affair with their Canadian fans hit a rocky patch with hecklers in Quebec…