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FILE - South Korean Army K2 tanks cross a floating bridge on the Namhan River during a joint river-crossing drill between South Korea and the United States in Yeoju, South Korea on Oct. 19, 2022. North Korea’s Foreign Ministry criticized the United States for expanding joint military exercises with South Korea that it claims are practice for a potential invasion and it warned Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022 of "more powerful follow-up measures" in response. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

North Korea warns US of ‘powerful’ response to allied drills

North Korea’s Foreign Ministry criticized the United States for expanding joint military…

FILE - South Korean Army K2 tanks cross a floating bridge on the Namhan River during a joint river-crossing drill between South Korea and the United States in Yeoju, South Korea on Oct. 19, 2022. North Korea’s Foreign Ministry criticized the United States for expanding joint military exercises with South Korea that it claims are practice for a potential invasion and it warned Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022 of "more powerful follow-up measures" in response. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)
Ambulances carrying victims head to the hospital near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022. Global Affairs says a Canadian was injured in a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people in Seoul, South Korea. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Lee Jin-man

Canadian among injured in crowd surge that killed more than 150 in South Korea

Person’s identity and extent of injuries have not been released

Ambulances carrying victims head to the hospital near the scene in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022. Global Affairs says a Canadian was injured in a crowd surge that killed more than 150 people in Seoul, South Korea. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Lee Jin-man
FILE - Elon Musk speaks at the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition on March 9, 2020, in Washington. Musk posted video Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, showing him strolling into Twitter headquarters ahead of a Friday, Oct. 28, deadline to close his $44 billion deal to buy the company. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

Musk tweets link to an unfounded conspiracy theory

New Twitter owner posted rumour about attack on Nancy Pelosi’s husband

FILE - Elon Musk speaks at the SATELLITE Conference and Exhibition on March 9, 2020, in Washington. Musk posted video Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022, showing him strolling into Twitter headquarters ahead of a Friday, Oct. 28, deadline to close his $44 billion deal to buy the company. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Dr. Cecile Rousseau comments on a report on radicalization in Quebec colleges on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in Montreal. Rousseau, a psychiatrist involved in efforts to support children of Canadian women detained in Syria after travelling to join the Islamic State is urging Ottawa to speed up repatriation efforts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Women, kids detained in ISIS camps should be repatriated to Canada quickly: expert

Children will likely have endured trauma for at least 3 years, expert says

Dr. Cecile Rousseau comments on a report on radicalization in Quebec colleges on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 in Montreal. Rousseau, a psychiatrist involved in efforts to support children of Canadian women detained in Syria after travelling to join the Islamic State is urging Ottawa to speed up repatriation efforts. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
A protester shovels snow in front of parked semi-trailer and pickup trucks on Rideau Street, on the 21st day of a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. The commission investigating the government’s use of the federal Emergencies Act last winter will hear this week from the protesters who organized the occupation of downtown Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
A protester shovels snow in front of parked semi-trailer and pickup trucks on Rideau Street, on the 21st day of a protest against COVID-19 measures that has grown into a broader anti-government protest, in Ottawa, on Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022. The commission investigating the government’s use of the federal Emergencies Act last winter will hear this week from the protesters who organized the occupation of downtown Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly in Ottawa on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. Freeland and Joly are among the key signatories to an open letter decrying Iran’s record on women’s rights. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang

Chrystia Freeland, Melanie Joly among signatories to letter on Iranian women’s rights

Letter condemns country’s violent crackdown on women’s rights protests

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mélanie Joly in Ottawa on Thursday, Oct. 27, 2022. Freeland and Joly are among the key signatories to an open letter decrying Iran’s record on women’s rights. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang
Leah Gazan rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, June 21, 2021. The New Democrat member of Parliament says she will be holding the government accountable after her motion calling on the federal government to recognize Canada’s residential schools as genocide passed with unanimous consent.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

‘It was historic’: Motion to call residential schools genocide backed unanimously

Consultation with Indigenous people required to determine next steps, NDP member says

Leah Gazan rises during question period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on Monday, June 21, 2021. The New Democrat member of Parliament says she will be holding the government accountable after her motion calling on the federal government to recognize Canada’s residential schools as genocide passed with unanimous consent.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Local resident Nina, 72, stands near her house, ruined by the Russian shelling a month ago in central Slavyansk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. She keeps living in this house and collects wooden debris to make an outdoor fire for cooking. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

Global food concerns rise as Russia halts Ukraine grain deal

Russia halted its participation after claiming Ukraine attacked it in a drone strike

Local resident Nina, 72, stands near her house, ruined by the Russian shelling a month ago in central Slavyansk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. She keeps living in this house and collects wooden debris to make an outdoor fire for cooking. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)
Team Canada’s Sophie de Goede lines up for a penalty kick against Team Italy during second half test match rugby action at Starlight Stadium in Langford, B.C., on Sunday, July 24, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Team Canada’s Sophie de Goede lines up for a penalty kick against Team Italy during second half test match rugby action at Starlight Stadium in Langford, B.C., on Sunday, July 24, 2022.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Police officers inspect the scene where people died and were injured in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022, after a mass of mostly young people celebrating Halloween festivities in Seoul became trapped and crushed as the crowd surged into a narrow alley. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Police officers inspect the scene where people died and were injured in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, Oct. 30, 2022, after a mass of mostly young people celebrating Halloween festivities in Seoul became trapped and crushed as the crowd surged into a narrow alley. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
Tiff Macklem, Governor of the Bank of Canada is seen at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

Amid growing criticism, Macklem says Bank of Canada’s independence not under threat

Governor says opinions of politicians, interest groups not changing bank’s long-term plan

Tiff Macklem, Governor of the Bank of Canada is seen at the Bank of Canada in Ottawa, on Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
The Netflix menu is shown on a screen in Pittsburgh, on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Netflix joins an array of new ad-supported streaming options when it launches the cheaper tier of its service on Nov. 1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gene J. Puskar

Cable 2.0: Netflix and other streamers bring back ads after disrupting TV landscape

Free ad-supported platforms set to launch in Canada as Netflix releases its own cheaper version

The Netflix menu is shown on a screen in Pittsburgh, on Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Netflix joins an array of new ad-supported streaming options when it launches the cheaper tier of its service on Nov. 1. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Gene J. Puskar
A red pepper grows on a vine in a greenhouse in Delta, B.C., Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. With rising food and energy costs and more frequent extreme weather, the indoor agriculture industry has the potential to feed Canadians more reliably and maybe more sustainably, using greenhouses, vertical farms and hydroponic technology. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A red pepper grows on a vine in a greenhouse in Delta, B.C., Friday, Oct. 26, 2018. With rising food and energy costs and more frequent extreme weather, the indoor agriculture industry has the potential to feed Canadians more reliably and maybe more sustainably, using greenhouses, vertical farms and hydroponic technology. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Hayward
A San Francisco Police Department vehicle parks outside the home of Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in San Francisco, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. David DePape, accused of breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s California home and severely beating her husband with a hammer appears to have made racist and often rambling posts online, including some that questioned the results of the 2020 election, defended former President Donald Trump and echoed QAnon conspiracy theories. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
A San Francisco Police Department vehicle parks outside the home of Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, in San Francisco, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. David DePape, accused of breaking into House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s California home and severely beating her husband with a hammer appears to have made racist and often rambling posts online, including some that questioned the results of the 2020 election, defended former President Donald Trump and echoed QAnon conspiracy theories. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
Former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak outside his home in London, Saturday Oct. 22, 2022. Liz Truss’ resignation as British Prime Minister on Thursday triggered another leadership race — the second in just four months — for the U.K.’s fractured and demoralized Conservative Party. (Beresford Hodge/PA via AP)

Boris Johnson out of race to be next UK prime minister

Former treasury chief Rishi Sunak left as favourite for leadership position

Former Treasury chief Rishi Sunak outside his home in London, Saturday Oct. 22, 2022. Liz Truss’ resignation as British Prime Minister on Thursday triggered another leadership race — the second in just four months — for the U.K.’s fractured and demoralized Conservative Party. (Beresford Hodge/PA via AP)
Gold miners work in the open pit mine at Agnico-Eagle’s Meadowbank Mine facility in Meadowbank Mine, Nunavut on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. The mine is situated 75 km north of the hamlet of Baker Lake. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Gold miners work in the open pit mine at Agnico-Eagle’s Meadowbank Mine facility in Meadowbank Mine, Nunavut on Wednesday, August 24, 2011. The mine is situated 75 km north of the hamlet of Baker Lake. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
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A pumpjack draws out oil from a well head near Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. In spite of high oil prices and record company profits this year, oil and gas towns aren’t seeing the same level of economic boom they used to a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Boomtown no more: How Alberta’s economy has changed, in spite of sky-high oil prices

Oil producers having to put increased profits to paying off debt and shareholders

A pumpjack draws out oil from a well head near Calgary, Alta., Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022. In spite of high oil prices and record company profits this year, oil and gas towns aren’t seeing the same level of economic boom they used to a decade ago. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A July 5, 2021 photo of Oleksii Kisilishin holding his dog Cherry. In the last, brief conversations Viktoria Skliar had with Oleksii Kisilishin, her detained boyfriend, the Ukrainian prisoner of war was making tentative plans for life after his release in an upcoming exchange with Russia. The next time Skliar saw Kisilishin, he was dead — one of several bodies in a photo of people local authorities said were killed when blasts ripped through a prison in a part of Ukraine’s Donetsk region controlled by Moscow-backed separatists. (Viktoria Skliar via AP)

A Ukrainian woman’s quest to retrieve body of prisoner of war

Her boyfriend died when the prison he was being held captive in was blown up

A July 5, 2021 photo of Oleksii Kisilishin holding his dog Cherry. In the last, brief conversations Viktoria Skliar had with Oleksii Kisilishin, her detained boyfriend, the Ukrainian prisoner of war was making tentative plans for life after his release in an upcoming exchange with Russia. The next time Skliar saw Kisilishin, he was dead — one of several bodies in a photo of people local authorities said were killed when blasts ripped through a prison in a part of Ukraine’s Donetsk region controlled by Moscow-backed separatists. (Viktoria Skliar via AP)
The location of the future whale sanctuary. (Image courtesy of The Whale Sanctuary Project)

Nova Scotia’s retirement home for captive whales facing obstacles, delays: documents

North America’s first coastal refuge is at least 5 years behind schedule

The location of the future whale sanctuary. (Image courtesy of The Whale Sanctuary Project)
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