Here’s what the oilpatch wants in financial aid from Ottawa

Finance Minister Bill Morneau made it clear to a Senate committee how dire the financial situation is in the oilpatch and how quickly his government

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Coronavirus: U.S. Senate passes $2.2. trillion aid package in response to COVID-19 – National

WASHINGTON — The Senate late Wednesday passed an unparalleled $2.2 trillion economic rescue package steering aid to businesses, workers and health care systems engulfed

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Trump’s $4.8 trillion budget would slash spending on social safety nets and foreign aid – National

President Donald Trump‘s $4.8 trillion budget proposal for fiscal year 2021 is likely to get a chilly reception from lawmakers on Monday over its proposals to slash

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Federal government readies aid for Alberta as deadline for massive oil sands project nears: sources

The federal government is preparing an aid package for Alberta, heart of the country’s struggling oil industry, that would help dull the pain if

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Herbal sleep aid U-Dream recalled in Canada over ‘serious health risks’

Health Canada is recalling a popular herbal sleep aid product after tests found it contains a substance similar to one used to treat insomnia.

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Brazilian envoys in U.S. to discuss aid for raging Amazon fires – National

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said Friday that his son and the country’s foreign minister are in the United States to

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Medical aid to die law needs to be tweaked

A report released Wednesday found that 1,632 people have received medical aid to die since the law came in to effect three years ago.

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Guaido calls on Washington to consider ‘all options’ after Maduro blocks aid to Venezuela – National

Troops loyal to President Nicolas Maduro violently drove back foreign aid convoys from Venezuela’s border on Saturday, killing two protesters and prompting opposition leader

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Canada renews call to allow aid into Venezuela, stands ‘in solidarity’ with people – National

Canada renewed its calls to allow humanitarian aid into Venezuela on Saturday night in a joint statement by Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland and

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NASA | Science for a Hungry World: Part 4

This episode discusses food security. To find out more visit: http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/ag_casts/index.html Want more? Subscribe to NASA on iTunes! http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=283424434 Or get tweeted by NASA:

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