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Top US general visits training site for Ukrainian soldiers

Top US general visits training site for Ukrainian soldiers

GRAFENWOEHR TRAINING AREA, Germany (AP) — Monday was just Day Two for Ukrainian soldiers at the U.S. military’s new training program, but the message was coming through loud and clear. These are urgent times.
Alaska Legislature to face familiar challenges this year

Alaska Legislature to face familiar challenges this year

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Legislature convenes for a new session Tuesday with a bipartisan coalition controlling the Senate for the first time in over a decade, a divided House struggling to organize for the third straight term and a newly ree
Alberta adding 20 ambulances for Edmonton, Calgary peak hours as part of EMS reforms

Alberta adding 20 ambulances for Edmonton, Calgary peak hours as part of EMS reforms

EDMONTON — Alberta Health Minister Jason Copping says the province plans to add 20 more ambulances to Edmonton and Calgary during peak hours and implement other reforms to reduce bottlenecks hampering front-line care.
Nova Scotia opposition wants more accountability on 'frightening' ER problems

Nova Scotia opposition wants more accountability on 'frightening' ER problems

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia’s opposition parties pushed Monday for more public accountability from the government over the province’s struggling hospital emergency departments.
P.E.I. premier asking Ottawa to reduce tolls for Confederation Bridge and ferry fares

P.E.I. premier asking Ottawa to reduce tolls for Confederation Bridge and ferry fares

CHARLOTTETOWN — The premier of Prince Edward Island is asking the federal government to reduce the tolls for the Confederation Bridge to make trips to and from the mainland more affordable.
Ontario expanding private delivery of public health-care services in 3-step plan

Ontario expanding private delivery of public health-care services in 3-step plan

TORONTO — Ontario is expanding the private delivery of public health care by funding clinics to perform more cataract surgeries, MRI and CT scans, colonoscopies, hip and knee replacements and other procedures in an attempt to ease pressures on the ho
New video campaign is part of a plan to cut school absenteeism in Manitoba

New video campaign is part of a plan to cut school absenteeism in Manitoba

WINNIPEG — The Manitoba government has started a public awareness campaign to encourage more young people to stay in school.
Ukraine strike deaths hit 40; Russia seen preparing long war

Ukraine strike deaths hit 40; Russia seen preparing long war

DNIPRO, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian emergency crews on Monday sifted through what was left of a Dnipro apartment building destroyed by a Russian missile, placing bodies from one of the war's deadliest single attacks in months in black bags and gingerly
Guilbeault gives green light to James Bay lithium mine with 271 conditions

Guilbeault gives green light to James Bay lithium mine with 271 conditions

OTTAWA — Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault says a new lithium mine in northern Quebec can go ahead with more than 270 conditions to protect wildlife and respect Indigenous use of the lands for traditional purposes.

NYC mayor visits Texas border, blasts feds' migrant response

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — During a visit to the Texas border city of El Paso, New York Mayor Eric Adams offered up a blistering criticism of the federal government's response to the influx of immigrants into U.S.
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