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‘A Really Good Moment’ for Canada in Washington

‘A Really Good Moment’ for Canada in Washington

‘A Really Good Moment’ for Canada in Washington ‘A Really Good Moment’ for Canada in Washington While there’s no fast rule, the job of Canada’s ambassador to Washington often goes to a former politician or a high-profile Canadian who comes from outside of the ranks of career diplomats. But Kirsten Hillman, who took the post just over a year ago …

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Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional

Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional

Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional Canada Supreme Court Rules Federal Carbon Tax Is Constitutional OTTAWA — In a decision that marked an important victory for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s climate change agenda, Canada’s Supreme Court ruled that the federal government’s imposition of carbon taxes in provinces that oppose them was constitutional. Citing Parliament’s power to legislate …

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$29 Billion Railroad Merger to Connect U.S., Mexico and Canada

$29 Billion Railroad Merger to Connect U.S., Mexico and Canada

$29 Billion Railroad Merger to Connect U.S., Mexico and Canada $29 Billion Railroad Merger to Connect U.S., Mexico and Canada Canadian Pacific and Kansas City Southern announced plans on Sunday to combine in a $29 billion deal that would create the first railroad network connecting the United States, Mexico and Canada. It is an effort to capitalize on the trade …

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US to Send Millions of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses to Mexico and Canada

US to Send Millions of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses to Mexico and Canada

US to Send Millions of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses to Mexico and Canada US to Send Millions of Covid-19 Vaccine Doses to Mexico and Canada The United States plans to send millions of doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine to Mexico and Canada, the White House said Thursday, a notable step into vaccine diplomacy just as the Biden administration is quietly pressing …

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Canada Authorizes AstraZeneca’s Covid Vaccine, the Country’s Third

Canada Authorizes AstraZeneca's Covid Vaccine, the Country's Third

Canada Authorizes AstraZeneca’s Covid Vaccine, the Country’s Third Canada Authorizes AstraZeneca’s Covid Vaccine, the Country’s Third Canada’s drug regulator authorized the AstraZeneca vaccine on Friday as well as a version of it developed by the Serum Institute of India. The vaccine, which was developed with Oxford University, has not yet been authorized for use in the United States but has …

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Canada Catches Up in the Race to Produce Zero-Emission Vehicles

Canada Catches Up in the Race to Produce Zero-Emission Vehicles

Canada Catches Up in the Race to Produce Zero-Emission Vehicles Canada Catches Up in the Race to Produce Zero-Emission Vehicles Public health measures to restrain the coronavirus pandemic have been brutal to many industries and the people who work in them — tourism and restaurants being perhaps the most obvious examples. But recently, and unrelated to the coronavirus, there has …

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In Canada, Did a Comedian’s Joke Go Too Far?

In Canada, Did a Comedian’s Joke Go Too Far?

In Canada, Did a Comedian’s Joke Go Too Far? In Canada, Did a Comedian’s Joke Go Too Far? MONTREAL — About a decade ago, the comedian Mike Ward, of Quebec, mocked the voice of a well-known disabled teenage singer in a standup routine, roasting him for being off-key, making fun of his hearing aid and calling him “ugly.” But he …

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In Canada, Americans Are Missed, With Limits

In Canada, Americans Are Missed, With Limits

In Canada, Americans Are Missed, With Limits In Canada, Americans Are Missed, With Limits At the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, American museum-goers from New York, Massachusetts and Vermont helped turn a pre-pandemic exhibition on Leonard Cohen, the gravelly-voiced Montreal-born balladeer, into a blockbuster. But the museum’s director, John Zeppetelli, said knowing friends and colleagues in the art world who …

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Clearview AI’s Facial Recognition App Called Illegal in Canada

Clearview AI’s Facial Recognition App Called Illegal in Canada

Clearview AI’s Facial Recognition App Called Illegal in Canada Clearview AI’s Facial Recognition App Called Illegal in Canada The facial recognition app Clearview AI is not welcome in Canada and the company that developed it should delete Canadians’ faces from its database, the country’s privacy commissioner said on Wednesday. “What Clearview does is mass surveillance, and it is illegal,” Commissioner …

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Canada Formally Declares Proud Boys a Terrorist Group

Canada Formally Declares Proud Boys a Terrorist Group

Canada Formally Declares Proud Boys a Terrorist Group Canada Formally Declares Proud Boys a Terrorist Group OTTAWA — Canada formally designated the Proud Boys as a terrorist entity under its criminal law on Wednesday, a move that could lead to financial seizures and allow police to treat any crimes they commit as terrorist activity. Government officials said Wednesday that they …

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