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Vancouver firefighter recovering abroad after losing leg to 'flesh-eating' infection

Vancouver firefighter recovering abroad after losing leg to 'flesh-eating' infection

VANCOUVER — An assistant fire chief with Vancouver Fire Rescue Services is recovering in a Hong Kong hospital after contracting an infection commonly known as flesh-eating disease, forcing the amputation of part of his leg during a family vacation.
'A white man's war': Calgary military museum focuses on Black Canadian soldiers

'A white man's war': Calgary military museum focuses on Black Canadian soldiers

CALGARY — Oral Virtue first met Newfoundland-based Canadian soldiers as a child growing up in Jamaica, never forgetting their friendliness, openness and the way they spoke this “funky foreign language.
Poland wants allies to 'remain engaged' in Ukraine war: Canadian ambassador

Poland wants allies to 'remain engaged' in Ukraine war: Canadian ambassador

OTTAWA — Canada's ambassador to Poland says the country wants allies to remain engaged in the war that has been raging on the other side of its border for two years.
Online safety a key part of Ottawa's new gender plan — and to world peace, says envoy

Online safety a key part of Ottawa's new gender plan — and to world peace, says envoy

OTTAWA — Authoritarian countries are leveraging social media to set back progress for women worldwide, a Canadian special envoy says, as Ottawa refreshes its cross-government gender policy.
Some Ukrainians in Quebec struggle with French requirement for immigration

Some Ukrainians in Quebec struggle with French requirement for immigration

MONTREAL — Inna Gonchukova never expected to live in Canada. But almost two years after fleeing war-torn Ukraine, she says she has mostly settled into life in Granby, Que.
Trudeau signs support pact, attacks 'weakling' Putin in unannounced Kyiv visit

Trudeau signs support pact, attacks 'weakling' Putin in unannounced Kyiv visit

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau surveyed the wreckage of one of the first battles in the brutal war that has gripped Ukraine for the last two years, as Ukrainians used Saturday's anniversary of the fighting to take stock of a still uncertain future.
Canadians mark grim anniversary of Russian invasion of Ukraine as violence continues

Canadians mark grim anniversary of Russian invasion of Ukraine as violence continues

OTTAWA — Events marking the second anniversary of Russia's deadly invasion of Ukraine were planned across Canada on Saturday, as the head of an organization representing Ukrainian Canadians urged people to honour those who have been killed in the war
Two years in, Ukraine-Russia conflict brings hard choices, fractured families

Two years in, Ukraine-Russia conflict brings hard choices, fractured families

Many Ukrainians who came to Canada to escape the war have concerns about going home.
China wants Canadian private investment in Belt and Road projects, amid scrutiny

China wants Canadian private investment in Belt and Road projects, amid scrutiny

OTTAWA — China's ambassador in Ottawa says he wants Canadian business to collaborate with Beijing on its Belt and Road Initiative, amid scrutiny from Western governments.
Info watchdog investigating record destruction allegations related to ArriveCan app

Info watchdog investigating record destruction allegations related to ArriveCan app

OTTAWA — The federal information watchdog says she will look into allegations about destruction of records related to the controversial ArriveCan app.
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