2006 in Canada


2006 in Canada
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Events from the year 2006 in Canada.

Contents

Incumbents

Events

January to March

April to June

  • April 16 - Hunter Jim Martell kills a Grizzly-polar bear hybrid on Banks Island in the Northwest Territories.
  • May 15 - The village of Embrun, Ontario has its 150th anniversary.
  • May 16 - Canada 2006 Census day
  • May 29 - A labour dispute leads to a one-day shutdown of the Toronto Transit Commission, stranding commuters in Toronto, Ontario.
  • May 31 - 100 millimeters of rain in a few hours caused landslides in and around the small town of La Tuque, in central Quebec, damaging roads and flooding houses. State emergency was decreted right away and people has been evacuated.
  • June 2 - Terrorism plot—more than 400 police officers raid homes in Toronto and Mississauga, Ontario, and arrest 15 people (10 men and five youths), part of a terrorist cell. All men were born in Canada and were reportedly planning to attack the Parliament in Ottawa, the Bank of Toronto, some military installations, kidnap deputees and behead prime minister Stephen Harper.
  • June 13 - The Nova Scotia general election, 2006 is won by Rodney MacDonald's Conservatives.
  • June 26 - Prime minister Stephen Harper apologizes on behalf of the Canadian government for the Chinese head tax.

July to September

October to December

Full date unknown

Arts and literature

New music

New books

Awards

Film

Television

Sport

Births

Deaths

January to June

July to September

October to December

References


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