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CANADA

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BUSINESS
Apr 22, 2023
Ukraine planning to apply for membership in major Pacific trade pact
If Ukraine follows in the footsteps of Britain and its bid to join the pact, the free trade bloc would continue to move beyond its Pacific roots.
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JAPAN
Apr 19, 2023
Japan and France vow cooperation after Macron's comments on Taiwan
Speaking to Foreign Minister Yoshimasa Hayashi, France's Catherine Colonna stated that the security of the Indo-Pacific and Europe is 'indivisible.'
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CULTURE / Music
Apr 13, 2023
Tokyo and Toronto collide on Masahiro Takahashi's latest album, 'Humid Sun'
The Canada-based musician riffs on solar themes and ambient sounds of two different cityscapes with a marriage of sultry Balearic synths, improvisational jazz and a touch of enka.
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WORLD
Apr 7, 2023
Ice storm in eastern Canada leaves two dead and 1 million without power
Authorities have called for caution, advising people to stay away from downed power lines and avoid walking in wooded areas where trees laden with ice might topple.
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JAPAN
Mar 20, 2023
Canada seeking to set up four-way framework with Japan, South Korea and U.S.
U.S. diplomats said Washington is in favor of Ottawa's plan to deepen cooperation with Tokyo and Seoul, whose bilateral ties have been quickly improving in recent weeks.
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BASEBALL
Mar 14, 2023
Mike Trout blast puts U.S. back on track at World Baseball Classic
The star-studded U.S. team was left reeling on Sunday after an 11-5 drubbing by Mexico that left the defending champion flirting with the possibility of first-round elimination.
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SOCCER
Mar 10, 2023
Canadian women accuse soccer federation of disrespect in pay dispute
Record breaking goalscorer Christine Sinclair said she and her compatriots were 'forced to negotiate in the dark.'
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WORLD / Politics
Mar 7, 2023
Trudeau orders review of alleged Chinese election interference
A series of media reports in recent weeks said Trudeau received intelligence briefings alleging that China meddled in past votes that returned the prime minister to power.
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SOCCER
Mar 2, 2023
Olympian Charmaine Crooks is first woman to lead Canada Soccer
Crooks was the first Canadian to compete in five Olympic Games and held the position of vice-president of Canada Soccer for the past two years.
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SOCCER / Women's World Cup
Mar 1, 2023
Player revolts plunge FIFA Women's World Cup buildup into turmoil
Noel Le Graet, president of France's soccer federation, resigned on Tuesday, while Canada Soccer boss Nick Bontis stepped down a day earlier.
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SOCCER
Feb 28, 2023
Canada soccer chief resigns amid gender equity furor
Members of the team had protested against a lack of pay in 2022 and slammed budget cuts that they argued had compromised their preparations for the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup.
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WORLD
Feb 25, 2023
World's largest ice rink stays shut for first time due to mild Canadian winter
The 7.8 kilometer Rideau Canal Skateway, first opened over 50 years ago, is part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Canadian capital that is a top attraction for skating enthusiasts.
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SOCCER
Feb 23, 2023
Nadeshiko Japan ends scoring drought in victory over Canada
Japan broke out in a big way with goals from Kiko Seike, Yui Hasegawa and Jun Endo.
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WORLD
Feb 21, 2023
Inside the hunt for UFOs at the end of the world
As quickly as the national craziness over downed objects began, the United States called off the search, leaving answers encased in Arctic ice and under the whitecaps of Lake Huron.
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SOCCER
Feb 16, 2023
Canada women's coach 'proud' of team's stance during pay dispute
Canada women's team coach Bev Priestman says she is proud of her players taking a stance over equal pay and conditions but hopes the "draining" dispute with the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) is resolved quickly.
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SOCCER
Feb 15, 2023
Canada women's team threatens to boycott next camp over pay equity
The Canadian Soccer Association spent $11 million on its men’s program in 2021 but just $5.1 million on the women's team.
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WORLD
Feb 13, 2023
Canadian search teams hunt for wreckage after latest shoot-down
The U.S. Senate's top lawmaker said that the flying object — and another one shot down earlier off the coast of Alaska — both appeared to be balloons.
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WORLD
Feb 2, 2023
Canada commits to taking in 10,000 Uyghur refugees from 2024
Rights groups believe at least 1 million Uyghurs and other mostly Muslim minorities have been incarcerated in internment camps in China's northwestern Xinjiang region.
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WORLD
Jan 22, 2023
Canada settles $2 billion suit over ‘cultural genocide’ at residential schools
From the 19th century through the 1990s, thousands of Indigenous students were forbidden from speaking their ancestral languages and practicing their traditions.
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EDITORIALS
Jan 20, 2023
Kishida sells his international agenda to the world
Prime Minister Fumio Kisihida traveled to meet with global leaders, but his primary concern should be to convince Japan he is on the right track.

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People wait for the main act to begin at Summer Sonic, which holds simultaneous music festivals for those in Tokyo and Osaka.
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