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Signs New Treaty with Canada, UK Shows Interest in Arctic Region

The British Navy will begin exercises aboard the Canadian icebreaker in a new agreement reflecting Britain’s growing interest in military capability developments taking place in the Arctic or Arctic region. The UK is the latest country to focus on the north, while climate change has opened up the region to …

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‘Controlled’ Fire on Ship Spitting Toxic Gas in Canada

The Canadian Coast Guard said Sunday that the fire on the cargo ship, which was spewing toxic gas, was “under control.” They are now planning to deploy firefighters to the ship to extinguish the remaining fire. Zim Kingston is anchored in Victoria, British Columbia, in the Strait of Juan de …

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Canada Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination in Canadian Lower House

Canadian lawmakers must be vaccinated against COVID-19 to serve in the House of Commons from late November, Lower House Speaker Anthony Rota said Tuesday night. “Effective Monday, November 22, 2021, everyone must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to enter the Lower House area,” he said in a statement. …

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US to Reopen Land Borders with Canada and Mexico in November

The US will announce Wednesday the reopening of its land borders with Canada and Mexico to fully vaccinated visitors starting next month. The border has been closed at all car, train and ferry crossings since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the exception of essential travel such as …

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Offended by AUKUS, Canada and New Zealand Strive to ‘Move On’

While experts are digesting the impact of the sudden emergence of the AUKUS alliance, initial fears that the deal could weaken one of the arrangements for sharing critical intelligence appear to have subsided. Since the announcement last September 15 of a strategic partnership that includes the United States (US), Britain …

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