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Canadian oil is now a U.S. election issue

You can count the reasons some Canadians might now find themselves more heavily invested in this U.S. presidential election than they already were. Say, about 1.5 billion more reasons. That’s the number of dollars Alberta taxpayers are investing as an equity stake in the Keystone XL oil pipeline, whose fate …

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Wuhan continues ambitious COVID-19 testing campaign

After a cluster of new cases, the city of Wuhan, the original epicentre of the novel coronavirus outbreak in China, continued a mass testing campaign of its 11 million residents on Saturday. The local health authority says 113,609 nucleic acid tests were administered on Friday, a number more than 50 …

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1st COVID-19 case detected in Rohingya camps in Bangladesh

The novel coronavirus has been detected in one of the southern Bangladesh camps that are home to more than a million Rohingya refugees, officials said on Thursday, as humanitarian groups warned the infection could devastate the crowded settlement. An ethnic Rohingya refugee and another person have tested positive for COVID-19, …

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