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Freeland to attend in-person G7 finance ministers meeting in London

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Finance Minister and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland will travel to London, England this week to take part in the only face-to-face ministerial level G7 meeting.

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More than 800 residential school students died in Alberta — advocates say it’s time to find their graves

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When Jackie Bromley, 70, heard that the remains of 215 children had been found in B.C., she had flashbacks to her time at St. Mary’s Residential School on the Blood Reserve in southern Alberta. 

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NATO tests its ability to reinforce Europe in a crisis with massive trans-Atlantic operation

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An ongoing NATO exercise is dusting off the alliance’s Cold War-era skills and scenarios for rapidly reinforcing Europe in a crisis. An exercise in keeping Atlantic Ocean sea lanes open and getting troops and equipment safely across the sea has been taking place off Portugal over the last two weeks.

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WHO gives new names to COVID-19 variants of concern

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The World Health Organization revealed new names on Monday for the COVID-19 variants of concern which goes by multiple, sometimes cumbersome names.

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NATO tests its ability to reinforce Europe in a crisis with massive trans-Atlantic operation

NATO Execrcise Steadfast Defender

An ongoing NATO exercise is dusting off the alliance’s Cold War-era skills and scenarios for rapidly reinforcing Europe in a crisis. An exercise in keeping Atlantic Ocean sea lanes open and getting troops and equipment safely across the sea has been taking place off Portugal over the last two weeks.

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WHO gives new names to COVID-19 variants of concern

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The World Health Organization revealed new names on Monday for the COVID-19 variants of concern which goes by multiple, sometimes cumbersome names.

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NATO tests its ability to reinforce Europe in a crisis with massive trans-Atlantic operation

NATO Execrcise Steadfast Defender

An ongoing NATO exercise is dusting off the alliance’s Cold War-era skills and scenarios for rapidly reinforcing Europe in a crisis. An exercise in keeping Atlantic Ocean sea lanes open and getting troops and equipment safely across the sea has been taking place off Portugal over the last two weeks.

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Climate change to blame for 37% of heat deaths, study estimates

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More than one-third of the world’s heat deaths each year are due directly to global warming, according to the latest study to calculate the human cost of climate change.

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Naomi Osaka withdraws from French Open, says it’s ‘best thing’ for her well-being

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Naomi Osaka, who was fined $15,000 US at the French Open for skipping a post-match news conference after her first-round victory, withdrew from the tournament on Monday.

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NHLPA reportedly appeals upheld Kadri suspension to neutral discipline arbitrator

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NHL commissioner Gary Bettman upheld an eight-game suspension issued to Colorado Avalanche forward Nazem Kadri following his illegal check to the head of Blues defenceman Justin Faulk in Game 2 of a first-round series against St. Louis.