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Ottawa working on artificial intelligence strategy for the public service

Ottawa working on artificial intelligence strategy for the public service

OTTAWA — Treasury Board President Anita Anand says Ottawa is developing a new artificial intelligence strategy for government operations. She says the strategy will help make government more efficient and improve services for Canadians.
Miller increases cap on applications for Palestinians to join relatives in Canada

Miller increases cap on applications for Palestinians to join relatives in Canada

OTTAWA — Immigration Minister Marc Miller is increasing the number of applications that will be processed under a much-criticized program to reunite Palestinians with Canadian relatives.
Closing arguments, jury instructions and maybe a verdict? Major week looms in Trump hush money trial

Closing arguments, jury instructions and maybe a verdict? Major week looms in Trump hush money trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — The testimony in Donald Trump's New York hush money trial is all wrapped up after more than four weeks and nearly two dozen witnesses, meaning the case heads into the pivotal final stretch of closing arguments, jury deliberations an
Armenians, Hmong and other groups feel US race and ethnicity categories don't represent them

Armenians, Hmong and other groups feel US race and ethnicity categories don't represent them

The federal government recently reclassified race and ethnicity groups in an effort to better capture the diversity of the United States, but some groups feel the changes miss the mark. Hmong, Armenian, Black Arab and Brazilian communities in the U.
Canada mulls Chinese EV tariff following U.S. move but is not committing to it

Canada mulls Chinese EV tariff following U.S. move but is not committing to it

OTTAWA — Canada is looking at the massive new U.S. import tariffs on Chinese-made electric vehicles imposed by President Joe Biden earlier this month, but is not making any commitment to following suit north of the border.
Ontario privacy commissioner probing deleted Greenbelt emails

Ontario privacy commissioner probing deleted Greenbelt emails

TORONTO — Ontario's privacy commissioner says she will publish a special report about the use of non-government emails and deleted messages related to the Greenbelt.
In one North Carolina county, it's 'growth, growth, growth.' But will Biden reap the benefit?

In one North Carolina county, it's 'growth, growth, growth.' But will Biden reap the benefit?

SILER CITY, N.C. (AP) — At the epicenter of President Joe Biden’s promised economic boom, a slow tractor can still halt traffic. Just 81,000 people live in rural Chatham County, North Carolina. There are 1,076 farms.
Libertarians nominate Chase Oliver for president, spurning both Trump and Kennedy

Libertarians nominate Chase Oliver for president, spurning both Trump and Kennedy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Libertarian Party on Sunday nominated party activist Chase Oliver for president, rejecting former President Donald Trump and Robert F. Kennedy Jr. after they each spoke at the party's convention.
New Brunswick premier bans sexual education group from provincial schools

New Brunswick premier bans sexual education group from provincial schools

New Brunswick Premier Blaine Higgs says he is banning a Quebec-based sexual education organization from sharing information in provincial schools after what he called an “inappropriate” presentation in high schools.
Trudeau will mark 80th anniversary of D-day at Juno Beach ceremony in France

Trudeau will mark 80th anniversary of D-day at Juno Beach ceremony in France

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will travel to France next month for the 80th anniversary of D-Day.