The province is looking for ideas on how to develop its cache of 30 metals being called “critical minerals,” in order to best supply the manufacturing of battery-powered vehicles, hydrogen fuel-cells and electronics and other cutting-edge industrial sectors.

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BERLIN - Germany paid tribute on Sunday to the nearly 80,000 people it has lost to the coronavirus, even as the country argues about how to get a grip on another rise in infections.

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SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - The United States and China, the world’s two biggest carbon polluters, agreed to co-operate to curb climate change with urgency, just days before President Joe Biden hosts a virtual summit of world leaders to discuss the issue.

The Trump supporters who stormed the U.S. Capitol in January created a trove of self-incriminating evidence, thoroughly documenting their actions and words in videos and social media posts. Now some of the camera-toting people in the crowd are claiming they were only there to record history …

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After several all-nighters baking in February, the team at Bay Village Coffee was able to sell more than 6,800 heart-shaped cookies and raise $18,000 to help bring heart surgery to Thunder Bay.

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. - As protests intensified in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright, a group of Black men joined the crowd intent on keeping the peace and preventing protests from escalating into violence.

TOKYO - Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga asked the U.S. drug maker Pfizer Inc. for additional supplies of the COVID-19 vaccine to speed up his country's inoculation drive, which lags behind many other nations.

The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 4:00 a.m. ET on Sunday April 18, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 249,535 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,775,267 doses given. Nationwide, 908,060 people or 2.4 per cent of the population has been fully va…

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The latest numbers on COVID-19 vaccinations in Canada as of 10:30 p.m. ET on Saturday April 17, 2021. In Canada, the provinces are reporting 249,535 new vaccinations administered for a total of 9,775,267 doses given. Nationwide, 908,060 people or 2.4 per cent of the population has been fully…

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INDIANAPOLIS - Members of Indianapolis’ tight-knit Sikh community joined with city officials to call for gun reforms Saturday as they mourned the deaths of four Sikhs who were among the eight people killed in a mass shooting at a FedEx warehouse.

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YANGON, Myanmar - Myanmar’s junta on Saturday released more than 23,000 prisoners to mark the traditional new year holiday, including at least three political detainees, and the military leader behind the February coup confirmed he would attend a regional summit later this month.

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COVID-19 alarm bells sounded across the country Saturday, with Alberta confirming Canada's second rare blood clot case in a patient who received the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine and two long-standing infection hot spots registering concerning new peaks in virus-related hospitalizations.

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PRAGUE, Czech Republic - The Czech Republic announced Saturday that it was expelling 18 Russian diplomats who it has identified as spies in a case related to a huge ammunition depot explosion in 2014.

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JOHANNESBURG - Nearly 700 patients have been evacuated Saturday from Johannesburg’s Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, where a fire blazed through parts of the facility in South Africa’s largest city.

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BEIJING - China hit back at the U.S.-Japan show of alliance during talks between President Joe Biden and Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, calling it an "ironic attempt of stoking division.”

LONDON - A year after they last saw one another, Prince William and his brother Prince Harry put their fraught relationship aside as they said farewell to their grandfather at his funeral on Saturday.

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WINDSOR, England — Hundreds of people have lined the streets outside Windsor Castle to pay their respects to Prince Philip. Some held Union flags and clutched flowers, while others wore custom face masks featuring the royal’s photo.

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PORTLAND, Ore. - Police in Portland, Oregon, said Saturday they arrested four people after declaring a riot Friday night when protesters smashed windows, burglarized businesses and set multiple fires during demonstrations that started after police fatally shot a man while responding to repor…

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RIO DE JANEIRO - The global death toll from the coronavirus topped a staggering 3 million people Saturday amid repeated setbacks in the worldwide vaccination campaign and a deepening crisis in places such as Brazil, India and France.

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TEHRAN, Iran - Iran named a suspect Saturday in the attack on its Natanz nuclear facility that damaged centrifuges there, saying he had fled the country “hours before” the sabotage happened.

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SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - U.S. climate envoy John Kerry met with South Korea’s foreign minister in Seoul on Saturday for talks ahead of a virtual climate summit of world leaders called by President Joe Biden for next week.

The Canadian Mental Health Association Thunder Bay Branch, Children’s Centre Foundation, and ThunderCon are calling upon all action heroes to grab their capes, cosplay, and costumes, and prepare to virtually walk, run, or roll in support of Mental Health Week, from May 1-9.

The number of active COVID-19 cases in the Thunder Bay district continued to dip Friday, bucking a southern Ontario trend, although public health officials also reported eight new cases of the virus.