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Canada flags unexplained illnesses for overseas staff to meet 'duty of care'

OTTAWA — Canada's foreign ministry has advised staff serving around the world to watch for mysterious illness symptoms following unexplained health incidents among diplomats in Cuba and U.S. personnel in various countries.

How a golf game led to talks between the military and sex misconduct survivors

OTTAWA — Royal Canadian Navy commander Vice-Admiral Craig Baines admits he made a mistake by golfing with retired general Jonathan Vance last summer while the former chief of the defence staff was being investigated for alleged sexual misconduct.

Canadian scientist examines melting Antarctic glacier, potential sea level rise

HALIFAX — As icebergs drifted by his Antarctica-bound ship, David Holland spoke this week of how the melting glacier he's cruising towards may contain warning signals for the coasts of far-off Canada.

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

No winning ticket for Saturday's $8 million Lotto 649 jackpot

TORONTO — No winning ticket was sold for the $8 million jackpot in Saturday's Lotto 649 draw. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was won by a ticket holder in Ontario. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Jan.

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

PEMBINA, N.D. — For decades, the United States — long a beacon of freedom and prosperity for people around the world — has been fixated on what to do about the persistent flow of illegal migration at its southern border.

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

Both Quebec and Ontario reported a drop in COVID-19-related hospitalizations on Saturday, but the numbers remained high in the country's most populous provinces, which have been hit hard by the pandemic's Omicron-driven fifth wave.

'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.

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.