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Freeland silent on tanks for Ukraine, but says victory would boost world economy

Freeland silent on tanks for Ukraine, but says victory would boost world economy

OTTAWA — The United States and Germany are taking steps to send battle tanks to Ukraine, but Canada still will not say whether it plans to make a similar move to help the war-torn country. The Associated Press reported that U.S.
Two U.S. businessmen die in latest B.C. avalanche, as season's toll rises to five

Two U.S. businessmen die in latest B.C. avalanche, as season's toll rises to five

VANCOUVER — Two American businessmen have been killed in an avalanche in British Columbia, lifting the deadly season's toll to five, as forecasters warn of large and dangerous slides occurring without the usual signs of danger.
'Disappointing' that U.S. pressing ahead with duties on Canadian softwood lumber: Ng

'Disappointing' that U.S. pressing ahead with duties on Canadian softwood lumber: Ng

WASHINGTON — Canada's international trade minister says the United States appears to be pressing ahead with what she calls "unjustified" duties on softwood lumber imports. Mary Ng says the anti-dumping and countervailing duties the U.S.
Fiscal room tightening as economy teeters, associate finance minister says

Fiscal room tightening as economy teeters, associate finance minister says

HAMILTON — Canada's economy is facing a "turbulent" year, but the federal government still has some spending room for big priorities including a new health-care deal with the provinces, Associate Finance Minister Randy Boissonnault said Tuesday.
Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly says Cameroon peace talks 'messy,' but should continue

Foreign Minister Mélanie Joly says Cameroon peace talks 'messy,' but should continue

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly gave no explanation Tuesday for Cameroon claiming it had never sought Canada's help in peace talks, but said Ottawa still wants to broker a deal.
'The toll on families is tremendous:' N.W.T. sees increase in opioid-related deaths

'The toll on families is tremendous:' N.W.T. sees increase in opioid-related deaths

HAY RIVER, N.W.T. — Health officials in the Northwest Territories say they're responding to an increase in opioid toxicity deaths.
Violence against Toronto transit workers needs to be addressed, union president says

Violence against Toronto transit workers needs to be addressed, union president says

TORONTO — Violence against transit workers is unacceptable and needs to be addressed by multiple levels of government, the president of the union representing Toronto transit employees said Tuesday following two attacks on uniformed staff less than 4
Woman injured after stabbing on Toronto streetcar in latest violence on transit

Woman injured after stabbing on Toronto streetcar in latest violence on transit

TORONTO — A woman riding a Toronto streetcar was stabbed in the head on Tuesday in the latest case of violence on city transit as police said they were working to address safety issues in the system. Officers were called around 2 p.m.
Domee Shi on what 'Turning Red' Oscar nomination means for representation in film

Domee Shi on what 'Turning Red' Oscar nomination means for representation in film

Hours after learning she had snagged an Oscar nomination for best animated feature, stunned Toronto filmmaker Domee Shi said the nod offered welcome “validation” that stories led by diverse characters can succeed.
Montreal aid groups seek more money to help care for rise in asylum seekers

Montreal aid groups seek more money to help care for rise in asylum seekers

MONTREAL — A coalition of Montreal community groups says its members are overwhelmed by the growing number of asylum seekers arriving in the city and need more resources to help them.
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