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U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics. Will Canada be next?

U.S. announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics. Will Canada be next?

CBC Sports’ Anastasia Bucsis is joined by CBC News Senior Parliamentary reporter David Cochrane, to break down what exactly a diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics will look like and if Canada will be one of the next countries to follow suit.

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RCMP has report on contaminated training facility, but won’t release it

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An external firm hired by the RCMP has produced a report on the hazards associated with a former training facility in Kemptville, Ont., but the police force is refusing to make the report public.

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Chinese rover investigates ‘cube’ on far side of the moon

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A photograph of a cube-like object captured by a Chinese rover on the far side of the moon has fanned speculation over what it could be.

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Serena Williams won’t play at 2022 Australian Open

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Not long after Serena Williams’ name was absent from the entry list for the Australian Open, she confirmed the obvious: the seven-time champion won’t play the 2022 edition of the season-opening major in January.

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Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Wednesday

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Poland and several other countries in central and eastern Europe are facing the emergence of the omicron variant while already dealing with surging coronavirus cases and deaths.

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First charter flight of privately sponsored Afghan refugees  arrives in Canada

As Canada welcomes Afghan refugees, private sponsors across the country are stepping up. A significant number of Afghan nationals will be arriving as privately sponsored refugees, sponsored by individuals, groups and communities across Canada.

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Four Designs for Global Affairs Canada Commemorative Artwork Revealed

Canadians can fill out a survey on the four design concepts for new commemorative artwork that will be built at a Global Affairs Canada building on Sussex Drive in Ottawa.

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Japanese fashion tycoon blasts off for International Space Station

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A Japanese billionaire and his producer rocketed to space Wednesday as the first self-paying space tourists in more than a decade.

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Firefighters puzzled by N.S. delay in expanding cancer compensation coverage

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Successive premiers have promised to expand the list of cancers that are deemed a workplace injury for firefighters in Nova Scotia, but those changes still haven’t been made. Some firefighters want to know why.

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Canada announces renewed commitments to peacekeeping at 2021 United Nations Peacekeeping Ministerial

The Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of National Defence, participated in the 2021 Seoul United Nations Peacekeeping Ministerial (UNPKM) virtual conference hosted by South Korea. Minister Anand participated in her role and on behalf of the Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs.

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Backgrounder: Canada’s commitments at the 2021 United Nations Peacekeeping Ministerial

Canada’s $85 million in new projects and contributions, as well as its renewed commitment on ongoing, multi-year support for UN peace operations and peacebuilding, is shaped by Canada’s feminist foreign policy, evidence and the collective experiences of peacekeepers themselves.

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What I learned about community from my Korean parents who lived in rural Canada

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I learned to navigate the complexities of fighting racism by watching my immigrant parents live and work in rural Canada, writes Nathan Kim.

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Tracking omicron: Canadian scientists race to understand new variant

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Canadian scientists are racing to understand more about the threat of the omicron variant — how fast it spreads, whether it causes more or less severe illness, and if it can escape previous immunity to COVID-19.

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The U.S. just lost to the Taliban. We’ll see if it can deter Putin

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The U.S. just lost Afghanistan to the Taliban. Can it really deter Russia’s Vladimir Putin from invading Ukraine? We’re about to find out whether an old superpower, using new sanction threats, can still shape events in eastern Europe.

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Protecting Prince Harry cost Canadians more than $334,000

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Protecting Prince Harry and his family during their visits to Canada cost Canadian taxpayers more than $334,000 over a period of less than four years, CBC News has learned.

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23 women have died after intimate-partner violence since the 1970s in this rural Ontario community

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A CBC investigation conducted over 16 months found one in four cases of intimate partner homicide was in rural, remote or northern part of Canada.

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Canada’s effort to bring in Afghan refugees expected to take up to two years

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With the year nearly over, only about a tenth of the 40,000 Afghan refugees Canada promised to bring into the country have made it here so far — and Ottawa now says it could take up to two years to resettle everyone.

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Federal and British Columbia agriculture ministers host roundtable discussion with representatives of the provincial agriculture and agri-food sector

Marie-Claude Bibeau, federal Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, and Lana Popham, British Columbia’s Minister of Agriculture, Food and Fisheries held a virtual roundtable with British Columbia.’s agricultural sector yesterday to listen to their concerns following the devastating floods and landslides and to discuss both immediate and long-term support for the British Columbia. agriculture and agri-food industry.

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Outdoor light show series brings people back to downtown Halifax

Government of Canada fueling community revitalization and creating the conditions for local economies to thrive as they rebound from the effects of COVID-19

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Statement by Minister Alghabra to mark Drone Safety Day

Across Canada, drones play an important role in connecting communities with the resources they depend on, reaching hard-to-access rural and remote areas, and helping in life-saving search and rescue and emergency operations. Drones are quickly becoming part of an important economic sector in Canada, with significant potential to improve the lives of Canadians across the country.

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Statement by Minister Alghabra to mark Drone Safety Day

Across Canada, drones play an important role in connecting communities with the resources they depend on, reaching hard-to-access rural and remote areas, and helping in life-saving search and rescue and emergency operations. Drones are quickly becoming part of an important economic sector in Canada, with significant potential to improve the lives of Canadians across the country.

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Minister Joly meets with OSCE Secretary General Helga Schmid

The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Foreign Affairs, held a productive meeting with Helga Schmid, the Secretary General of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), in Stockholm, Sweden.

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Statement by Minister Alghabra to mark Drone Safety Day

Across Canada, drones play an important role in connecting communities with the resources they depend on, reaching hard-to-access rural and remote areas, and helping in life-saving search and rescue and emergency operations. Drones are quickly becoming part of an important economic sector in Canada, with significant potential to improve the lives of Canadians across the country.

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Statement from the Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health (CCMOH): Update on the Use of COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters and on COVID-19 Vaccines and the Risk of Myocarditis and Pericarditis

Statement from the Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health (CCMOH): Update on the Use of COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters and on COVID-19 Vaccines and the Risk of Myocarditis and Pericarditis

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Remarks from the Chief Public Health Officer on December 3, 2021

Remarks from the Chief Public Health Officer on COVID-19, December 3, 2021

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Funding announced for winner of the Alternate Format Business Technology Challenge 

The Government of Canada continues to take action to remove barriers to accessibility and inclusion. That is why Employment and Social Development Canada partnered with Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) to create the Alternate Format Business Technology Challenge, to encourage small businesses to innovate, and help increase access to physical and digital alternate format materials for Canadians with print disabilities.

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Government of Canada funds improved access for inclusive early learning and child care centres across the country

Parents and guardians of children with disabilities have always faced unique challenges in finding quality, affordable and inclusive child care options that meet the specific needs of their children, a reality that has been intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic. That is why the Government of Canada is determined to build an early learning and child care system that is inclusive from the start, giving all children an equal chance to succeed.

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Statement from the Chief Public Health Officer of Canada on December 3, 2021

On December 3, 2021, Dr. Theresa Tam, Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer, issued the following statement on COVID-19.

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Message from the Minister of Health and the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health – International Day of Persons with Disabilities December 3, 2021

Today, we are celebrating International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD).

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Lockdown and search at Bath Institution 

On December 2, 2021, at approximately 7:20 pm, a lockdown was put in place at Bath Institution, a medium security federal institution, to enable staff members to perform an exceptional search.

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Media advisory – Montréal, Quebec

From sunset until 1 a.m., the Samuel De Champlain Bridge will be lit in purple to honour the International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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Canada to launch consultations on new climate commitments this month, establish Emissions Reduction Plan by the end of March 2022

The Canadian Net-Zero Emissions Accountability Act requires the Minister of Environment and Climate Change, the Honourable Steven Guilbeault, to establish the 2030 Emissions Reduction Plan (ERP) within six months of royal assent, with the authority to extend this deadline by ninety days. Today, the Minister confirmed that the 2030 ERP would be established by the end of March 2022.

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Government of Canada signs agreements for COVID-19 oral antiviral treatments

The Government of Canada is committed to protecting the health and safety of everyone in Canada from COVID-19. This includes securing effective treatments as they become available.

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Statement from the Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health (CCMOH): Update on the Use of COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters and on COVID-19 Vaccines and the Risk of Myocarditis and Pericarditis

Statement from the Council of Chief Medical Officers of Health (CCMOH): Update on the Use of COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters and on COVID-19 Vaccines and the Risk of Myocarditis and Pericarditis

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Lockdown and search at Bath Institution 

On December 2, 2021, at approximately 7:20 pm, a lockdown was put in place at Bath Institution, a medium security federal institution, to enable staff members to perform an exceptional search.

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Strengthening Canada’s anti-money laundering regime through collaboration and capacity building

Money laundering is a complex and significant problem that threatens the integrity and stability of the financial sector and broader economy.

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IFF Men’s World Floorball Championships on CBC: Canada vs Germany

IFF Men's World Floorball Championships on CBC: Canada vs Germany

Watch the worlds’ best compete in the Men’s World Floorball Championship from Helsinki, Finland.

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Manitoba athletes talk frankly about racism in sport in new video aimed at combatting discrimination

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Najma Osman has been called the N-word twice while playing sports. She’s also had her hijab pulled off in public, but the 19-year-old felt it came off the same as other racist encounters she’s had on the pitch and the basketball court.

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Flames squander lead as Hertl’s hat-trick powers Sharks to comeback victory

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Tomas Hertl scored his fourth career hat trick and the San Jose Sharks used a three-goal barrage in the second period to beat the Calgary Flames 5-3 on Tuesday night in San Jose, Calif.

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B.C. safety agency issues worker hazard warnings for flooding cleanup

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Restoration companies and contractors that are about to help launch a massive flood cleanup and repair effort must be aware of the risks and hazards their work could pose to employees, says the province’s worker protection agency.