Building with flag on top, Platz der Republik, Berlin, Germany
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Germany will simplify the process of acquiring citizenship

The German government has approved a new bill aimed at simplifying the citizenship acquisition process for foreigners residing in the country.
Man and woman riding electric scooters, Paris, France
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Parisians overwhelmingly support e-scooter ban

Parisians vote in favor of banning rental e-scooters, raising concerns over road safety and city aesthetics
Chedoke Creek spill
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Hamilton City to pay $2.9M fine for massive sewage spill into Chedoke Creek

Hamilton City pleads guilty and agrees to pay a fine of nearly $3 million for allowing 24 billion litres of sewage and stormwater to spill into Chedoke Creek
Foreign Affairs Minister Melanie Joly
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Canada amplifies sanctions on Russia, targets Wagner Group Leader

Canada intensifies its sanctions against Russia, adding 39 individuals and 25 entities, including a key figure from the Wagner Group, in response to the ongoing war in Ukraine
Justin Trudeau
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Prime Minister appoints independent senators to fill senate vacancies

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced the appointment of two new independent senators, Paul Prosper and Judy White. Both individuals have extensive experience advocating for Indigenous rights and will contribute to addressing the...
Halifax class Helicopter Frigate
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Canadian naval ships embark on NATO baltic mission to counter Russian aggression

Royal Canadian Navy vessels depart Halifax to join NATO forces in the Baltic region, reinforcing deterrence against Russian aggression. Mine-hunting and disposal operations in the North Atlantic are part of Operation Reassurance
Laboratory rabbits
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Canada joins global movement, bans animal testing for cosmetics

Canada has officially prohibited the testing of cosmetics on animals, aligning itself with other countries and states that have already banned the practice. The move comes as part of Bill C-47, which amends the Food and Drugs Act to outlaw both the...
Glass of water with medicines, thermometer, stethoscope and icebag
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Nova Scotia implements new sick note rules to streamline healthcare system

Nova Scotia introduces updated sick note rules effective July 1, reducing administrative burden on doctors and allowing other healthcare professionals to provide sick notes, improving access to care.
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Ontario government maintains low rent increase guideline to protect tenants

Ontario keeps rent increase guideline at 2.5% in 2024, well below the average inflation rate of 5.9%, as part of efforts to safeguard tenants. This decision aligns with the government's commitment to supporting affordable housing and providing...
"We are hiring" banner in Southampton, ON, Canada
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Canada launches new immigration program to address labor shortages in in-demand sectors

Canada introduces a category-based selection system to attract skilled immigrants in sectors facing labor shortages. The program targets applicants with experience in healthcare, STEM, trades, transportation, and agriculture, aligning newcomers with...