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'Special partnership:' Canadian loan of $120 million welcomed by Ukrainian president

OTTAWA — The president of Ukraine has thanked Canada for a $120-million loan aimed at bolstering his country's economy amid a hostile buildup of 100,000 Russian troops and hundreds of tanks and armoured personnel carriers along its borders.

Northern border tragedy warns of new, unfamiliar immigration wrinkle for Canada, U.S.

PEMBINA, N.D. — The discovery of four people who perished in the cold trying to cross the Canada-U.S. border could put a new twist on the immigration debate in the United States.

COVID-19: Ontario, Quebec see drop in hospitalizations, but numbers remain high

Both Quebec and Ontario are reporting a drop in COVID-19-related hospitalizations but an uptick in patients requiring intensive care.

Evive Nutrition recalling smoothie product because of cyanide poisoning risk

OTTAWA — Evive Nutrition Inc. is recalling its Immunity Super Functional Smoothie because it contains raw elderberries that may cause cyanide poisoning.

B.C. disasters, extreme weather underscore need for climate-resilient agriculture

VANCOUVER — Wildfires, sweltering heat and extensive flooding in British Columbia last year have underscored the importance of strengthening the agricultural sector's resilience to the effects of climate change and extreme weather, experts say.

Ottawa beacon, pipe bands, town criers to mark Queen's Plantinum Jubilee

OTTAWA — The Queen has made no secret of her affection for Canada, which she has visited 22 times during almost seven decades on the throne Now Canada is preparing to honour the 95-year-old royal — Canada's head of state and the world’s longest servi
Indo Canadian group in Manitoba working to find relatives of frozen family

Indo Canadian group in Manitoba working to find relatives of frozen family

The president of the India Association of Manitoba says he hopes the RCMP and the Consulate General of India can identify four bodies found in southern Manitoba near the U.S. border.
Omicron may be peaking but COVID-19 isn't done with us just yet: Tam

Omicron may be peaking but COVID-19 isn't done with us just yet: Tam

OTTAWA — Canada's chief public health officer says there are positive signs the Omicron wave is peaking in this country, but no one should start choreographing a COVID-19 victory dance.

No winning ticket for Friday's $10 million Lotto Max jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $10 million jackpot in Friday's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on Jan. 25 will be an estimated $15 million. The Canadian Press
Canada, U.S. and allies focus on policing in discussion of Haiti's future

Canada, U.S. and allies focus on policing in discussion of Haiti's future

OTTAWA — Strengthening Haiti's beleaguered police emerged a key theme Friday as Canada, the United States and several other allies held talks to help the embattled, poverty-racked Caribbean nation.