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Trudeau says Canada can meet NATO military spending target by 2032

After a flood of criticism from allies, particularly the United States, the Liberal government announced on Thursday that it hopes to meet NATO’s military investment target of two percent of allies’ gross domestic product by 2032. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made the statement at the end of the alliance’s annual summit in Washington, but he also raised serious doubts about …

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Liberal government introduces controversial digital services tax, raising trade concerns

The federal government has introduced a controversial digital services tax that will raise billions of dollars while threatening Canada’s trade relations by taxing the revenue that international companies earn in Canada. The Liberal government proposed the tax in its 2019 election manifesto. It later agreed to delay the measure’s introduction until the end of 2023 in the hope of striking …

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More than 600 BC residents have gone to the US for cancer care

Richard Mearow had already endured many hardships before he was diagnosed with prostate cancer last August. The elder of the Fort Nelson First Nation buried his daughter Tracy in 2022. Last year, he lost his wife of 30 years, Edda, and his mother, Mary. When Mearow’s doctor told him he could receive radiation therapy more quickly in Bellingham, Washington, about …

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Losing a foot due to diabetes is terrifying and preventable. How doctors try to help

Duane Lea is terrified she will need an amputation, or worse. The 46-year-old Toronto native lost his right foot to a blood clot in his 30s and is now on constant alert about losing his left leg to diabetes. “It’s like the fear never leaves you,” Lea said during a pre-diabetes checkup at Black Creek Community Health Center in Toronto. …

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