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Japanese PM’s Canada visit could highlight liquefied natural gas needs. Here’s why – National

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida’s first official visit to Canada will take place next week, as Tokyo looks to Canada to provide much-needed liquefied natural gas. Japan takes over the rotating presidency of the Group of Seven this year and Kishida is embarking on a multi-country tour. The G7 started …

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From crypto and inflation to Zelenskyy, here’s what stood out in the ABCs of 2022 – National

Just like that 2022 is drawing to a close. And what a year it has been. This year, like few others, saw the lifting of widespread COVID-19 restrictions and masking in many regions, along with unprecedented challenges to the global order and international law from actors like Vladimir Putin’s Russia …

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Is safe supply for opioid use effective? Here’s what the experts, data say – National

Front-line workers of Canada’s opioid crisis say harm reduction approaches like safe supplies for those navigating substance use are clear even amid renewed political debate around the issue. Debate around safe supply recently reignited after Conservative Party Leader Pierre Poilievre posted a video to his Twitter account saying initiatives like …

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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the stand at the Emergencies Act inquiry — here’s what we learned

The live testimony portion of the Public Order Emergency Commission came to a close on Friday when Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took the stand. His keenly anticipated appearance before the commission inquiry offered many telling moments and pointed criticisms. The commission was launched to examine the government’s invocation of the Emergencies Act to handle …

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Kids are getting hit hard by respiratory viruses. Here’s what scientists know — and what they don’t

Pediatric hospitals remain under intense pressure in Canada amid a resurgence of childhood respiratory viruses, ongoing shortages of children’s pain medication, and the return of the annual flu season.  Across the country, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections are above expected levels for this time of year and keep increasing, federal …

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The Ford government wants to open up the Greenbelt for housing. Here’s what it’s proposing

Premier Doug Ford is justifying a proposal to build tens of thousands of new homes on land that is now part of Ontario’s Greenbelt by saying the province’s housing crisis has worsened — and that it will become more dire now that the federal government has unveiled a plan to bring in half a million …

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Loving this year’s fall colours? Here’s why they’re especially stunning this year

Ontarians have been enjoying stunning orange, yellow and red fall colours this season and experts say the foliage is more vibrant than in recent years largely thanks to specific weather patterns. Sean Thomas, a professor of forest ecology at the University of Toronto, says the fall colours in Toronto this year have …

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From housing to transit, here’s what mayors and councils in B.C. can actually do

With less than a week remaining until voters across B.C. go to the polls to elect their mayors and councils, eyebrow-raising promises by candidates are making the rounds. Bringing the NBA back to Vancouver. Creating a “Vancouver loop” SkyTrain going from UBC to Metrotown. Building a 60,000-person “multi-sport” arena. Experts …

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Jupiter will be its brightest in 59 years Monday. Here’s how to see it for yourself

You may have noticed a bright “star” in the eastern sky after sunset, but that’s no star: it’s the mighty planet Jupiter, and it’s almost at its peak brightness. Jupiter, the largest planet in our solar system, is reaching opposition, an event that occurs when a celestial object rises in …

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Const. Andrew Hong’s funeral is today. Here’s where the procession is going and how to watch it

Friends, family and fellow police officers will be part of a procession of vehicles Wednesday morning heading to the funeral service for Const. Andrew Hong, the Toronto police officer killed in a shooting rampage west of the city on Sept. 12.  The procession is scheduled to leave the Kane-Jerrett Funeral Home in Thornhill north of …

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