At least not in the way we perceive them now, he suggests
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Saturday 26 March 2011
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government has been toppled by opposition parties, but is likely to be back after an election in May. A no-confidence vote was passed last night by 156 to 145, triggering the country's fourth election in seven years.
Wednesday 16 March 2011
Holders Australia eased to an seven-wicket win over Canada in the World Cup Group A today with openers Shane Watson and Brad Haddin getting some useful practice on a perfect batting pitch.
Monday 21 February 2011
Thursday 10 February 2011
Shares in the London Stock Exchange soared yesterday after it confirmed plans to merge with TMX Group, which owns the Toronto stock exchange.
Tuesday 08 February 2011
Best Buy UK, the joint venture between the US electricals giant and Carphone Warehouse, has lost another two directors just days after its chief executive Scott Wheway stepped down.
Wednesday 02 February 2011
It may be one of the least likely (and wrong-headed) labours of literary love of our times. For nearly four years, Yann Martel, the acclaimed Canadian author of the Life of Pi, has been sending personally selected books to his Prime Minister, Stephen Harper, in the vague hope he might be enriched by them. Or at least read them.
Sunday 23 January 2011
Sunday 09 January 2011
French-Canadian sometime Björk-associate Olivier Alary is big on moments.
Thursday 04 November 2010
The Canadian government has blocked BHP Billiton's $39bn bid for one of the country's biggest miners, PotashCorp of Saskatchewan, bowing to gathering protectionist sentiment over the deal.
Friday 29 October 2010
Potash Corp, the Canadian miner, yesterday delivered a strong set of numbers to bolster its defence against the $39bn hostile takeover tabled by BHP Billiton.
Friday 22 October 2010
The former commander of Canada's largest air force base said yesterday he deeply regretted his "despicable crimes," moments before he was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 25 years for murdering two women.
Tuesday 19 October 2010
A Canadian commander who once served as pilot for the Queen has pleaded guilty to the murders of two women, the sexual assaults of two others and dozens of breaking and entering charges.
Friday 08 October 2010
The lawyer for a military commander who flew the Queen and other dignitaries around Canada said yesterday that his client will plead guilty to murder, sexual assaults and dozens of breaking and entering charges.
Sunday 19 September 2010
Sunday 19 September 2010
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