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U.K. seeks closer ties with Canada in science, military and technology

U.K. seeks closer ties with Canada in science, military and technology

OTTAWA — Britain is seeking closer ties with Canada as it reshapes its foreign policy in the wake of its departure from the European Union but London is also looking for Ottawa to boost its defence spending.
Arrest made after emergency alert in rural central Alberta community

Arrest made after emergency alert in rural central Alberta community

PONOKA, Alta. — RCMP say they have made an arrest in connection to an emergency alert that was issued Sunday warning of an armed and dangerous man in central Alberta.
Waters starting to recede in Quebec, but officials warn spring flood season not over

Waters starting to recede in Quebec, but officials warn spring flood season not over

MONTREAL — Quebec's Public Security Department says water levels across the province have started to decline, but warned the spring flood season is not yet over.
High costs putting farming out of reach for young people, affecting all Canadians

High costs putting farming out of reach for young people, affecting all Canadians

MONTREAL — When Myriam Landry started raising goats for their meat in 2018, she started small — because she had to.
Pilot program for temporary agricultural workers extended after rocky pandemic start

Pilot program for temporary agricultural workers extended after rocky pandemic start

OTTAWA — Canada will expand a pilot project to attract more temporary foreign workers to jobs in Canada's agricultural industry for another two years after the pandemic meant it got off to a slow start, the immigration minister announced Monday.
Energy companies curtail production due to Alberta wildfires

Energy companies curtail production due to Alberta wildfires

CALGARY — Oil and gas producers in Alberta are temporarily shutting in production as wildfires rage across the energy-producing province.
'Persona non grata:' Canada expelling Chinese diplomat after threats to Tory MP

'Persona non grata:' Canada expelling Chinese diplomat after threats to Tory MP

OTTAWA — The Liberal government moved Monday to expel Chinese diplomat Zhao Wei, whom Canada's spy agency alleged was involved in a plot to intimidate Conservative MP Michael Chong and his relatives in Hong Kong.
China tells US to 'reflect deeply' over downturn in ties

China tells US to 'reflect deeply' over downturn in ties

BEIJING (AP) — China’s foreign minister told the U.S. ambassador on Monday that Washington is responsible for the downturn in relations between the two countries and must “reflect deeply” before ties can return to a healthy track, an official said.
Meta has team working to block news on Facebook, Instagram from Canadian users

Meta has team working to block news on Facebook, Instagram from Canadian users

OTTAWA — Tech giant Meta has learned from the mistakes it made blocking online news from Facebook in Australia, when it accidentally limited access to emergency services pages, a company representative said Monday.
Alberta premier apologizes for comments linking COVID vaccinated to Nazi followers

Alberta premier apologizes for comments linking COVID vaccinated to Nazi followers

EDMONTON — United Conservative Leader Danielle Smith apologized Monday after a 2021 video surfaced of her saying she wouldn’t wear a Remembrance Day poppy while comparing those who got the COVID-19 vaccine to followers of Adolf Hitler in Nazi Germany.
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