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January 10, 2019 9:15 PM US concerned at reported Nigerian election intimidation

The recent surge in attacks by Boko Haram extremists and the offshoot Islamic State West Africa Province has caused alarm in Nigeria and posed a major challenge for Buhari. He took office in 2015 vowing to fight corruption and to defeat Boko Haram, which split after one faction pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. Cohen said the United States 17

January 7, 2019 12:18 AM Ukrainian Orthodox Christians formally break from Russia

He had signed the Tomos in a civil ceremony with Poroshenko on Saturday, and sanctified it in a mass on Sunday. The ceremony began before dawn, with priests chanting hymns under a single chandelier in St. George’s Cathedral. The cathedral was flooded with light as the patriarch blessed the new metropolitan, dressed in blue, white and gold vestments and a glittering 18

January 5, 2019 2:58 AM Saskatchewan wants to get out of direct involvement with transportation hub

Morgan says a consultant will be hired to come up with a new governance structure that will see the private sector operate the GTH, but under the terms of government legislation. “We believe the GTH plays a vital role in Saskatchewan’s export- oriented economy and will for many years to come,” Morgan said Friday in a release. “However, the GTH will be in a better 30

December 8, 2018 6:53 PM Privacy concerns rehashed at Sidewalk Labs consultation

Waterfront Toronto’s chief development officer Meg Davis says more detail, including data governance, will be included in a master draft of the project which she says will be completed in January 2019. But she says the draft will only be available to Sidewalk Labs, Waterfront Toronto and three levels of government to ensure it abides by policies and regulations 32

December 6, 2018 4:51 PM Canadian businesses face retaliatory risk after Huawei arrest, say analysts

The Justice Department says the United States is seeking Meng’s extradition, but is not providing further details about the case because of a court-ordered publication ban on her pending bail hearing. Chinese officials are loudly calling for Meng’s release and want Canada to reveal the reason for her arrest. Fen Hampson, the director of the global security 40

December 6, 2018 12:23 AM Auditor general’s report urges province to ‘reassess’ Quayside project

“We were out there talking to quite a number of potential proponents for this,” Meg Davis, chief development officer for Waterfront Toronto, said in an interview. Waterfront Toronto said that in the appendix to Lysyk’s audit she herself noted Waterfront Toronto launched “market soundings” with 50, local, national and international companies to gauge 41

September 29, 2018 9:51 PM Tesla’s Elon Musk settles with SEC, paying $20 million fine and resigning as board chairman

The deal marks a quick resolution to a potentially devastating case for Musk. The SEC sued him on Thursday alleging he lied when he tweeted this summer that he had secured funding to take Tesla private. The agency saw his dismissal as Tesla CEO and sent Tesla’s stock plummeting. Musk had stunned global financial markets on Aug. 7 when he issued tweets 43

July 23, 2018 12:17 AM Four First Nations sign agreement-in-principle with B.C., federal governments

CANIM LAKE, BRITISH COLUMBIA—A group of four First Nations in British Columbia’s Cariboo region have signed an agreement-in-principle with the provincial and federal governments, moving a step closer to establishing a formal treaty. The agreement-in-principle outlines the elements of a treaty for the four communities, including land and resource ownership 38

July 3, 2018 12:37 AM International Olympic Committee commits $925 million to 2026 host city as Calgary mulls bid

A Calgary Bid Exploration Committee estimated the cost of Calgary hosting the 2026 Winter Games at $4.6 billion with games revenues covering almost half the cost. That figure is under review, however. The price tag of the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver and Whistler, B.C., was about $7.7 billion. The deadline to bid for the 2026 Games is January and the host city will be announced 39

June 16, 2018 8:00 AM Government looking into using frozen assets to help refugees

Cash socked away by corrupt foreign officials could help ease strain of global migrant crisis, says expert The federal government is being asked to consider confiscating frozen assets in Canada to help refugees. The proposal, which is still in its infancy, comes from the World Refugee Council, an initiative set up by the Waterloo-based Centre for International 42