Canada reaches $2.8bn settlement with Indigenous peoples
11 February 2023 | 5:03 am
The Canadian government will pay over $2 billion into a not-for-profit trust that will fund projects for Indigenous education, culture and language.
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Washington and Ottawa have agreed to revise a pact to reduce the surging number of asylum seekers. Biden will push for Ottawa's increased defense expenditure.
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The two countries are asking the International Court of Justice both to examine torture and other crimes against humanity committed during Syria's civil war, and to order Damascus to halt any such mistreatment.
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