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Pioneering oboe dies, aged 101

The Canadian pianist Jon Kimura Parker has sent us a eulogy for his mother-in-law Laila Storch, the first woman to play principal oboe in makor American orchestras. Laila Storch Friedmann – oboist, trailblazer, author, baker, linguist, and adored wife, mother, grandmother, mother-in-law, and friend – passed away on December 2, 2022, aged 101, on Orcas Island, Washington. She was surrounded by family and friends, and her favorite cat, Oscar.
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Canada and China prepare to open Cop15 biodiversity summit despite rifts

More than 10,000 scientists, government officials and activists will gather in Montreal this week for the world’s most important biodiversity conference, eager to hammer out a deal to stem habitat loss around the world and preserve sensitive ecosystems. The UN Cop15 biodiversity summit opens on Tuesday, and will see...
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National Bank Of Canada: Investors Might Remain Apprehensive

National Bank of Canada saw net income growth of 8% on a yearly basis according to the most recent quarterly financial results. However, net interest income growth and financial markets activity could be vulnerable in a recession. Investment Thesis: While the stock could have scope for longer-term growth, I take...
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Wheaton Precious Metals: A Weak Quarter But A Great Prospect

Wheaton Precious Metals generated weak revenues of $218.84 million during 3Q22, down 18.6% year-over-year. This quarter's gold equivalent production was 159,852 GEOs compared to 183,012 GEOs last year. Introduction. The Canadian company Wheaton Precious Metals (NYSE:WPM) released its third-quarter 2022 results on November 3, 2022. Note: This article updates my...
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World Cup Host Qatar Seeks To Change Minds On Islam

Proudly Muslim Qatar has taken advantage of the World Cup to reach out to the hundreds of thousands of visiting fans to change minds about Islam or even make conversions. The Gulf emirate is the first Muslim nation to stage a football World Cup and its gas riches have endowed it with an array of grand mosques to pique the curiosity of visitors.

Chinese immigration to Canada record high from 2015, as some flee zero-COVID strategy

VANCOUVER — China’s zero-COVID lockdowns have been linked to a rare wave of protests across the country in recent weeks, and immigration industry experts say the strict pandemic rules are also fuelling a surge in requests to live in Canada. Immigration from China hasbounced back from pandemic lulls...
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Wasn’t That A Party? — Longines And The FIS Lake Louise Alpine World Cup

Against a backdrop of ringing cowbells, Longines billboards, and soaring peaks, Canada’s Jack Crawford takes up his position at the starting gate. He is only moments from dropping into the downhill course at Lake Louise, where he will plunge 800 meters, approaching speeds of up to 130 kilometers per hour. Months of pre-season training led up to this moment, and in a minute and a half, it will all be over. Crawford, who won bronze in the Men’s Combined event at the Beijing Olympics last February, is a hometown favorite. But he’ll have to stave off the likes of Norway’s legendary Aleksander Kilde (who won the overall title last year), Switzerland’s Marco Odermatt (last year’s Giant Slalom champion), and a host of Austrians, including Daniel Hemetsberger and Matthias Mayer.
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Indo-Canadian part of team to hire nurses from Karnataka

New Delhi, Dec 4 (SocialNews.XYZ) An Indian-origin health official is part of a visiting team that is setting up a recruitment desk in Bengaluru to hire Indian nurses for a Canadian province that faces acute labour shortages in its healthcare sector.

Air Canada’s Newly Inaugurated Bangkok Flight Now Enroute to Southeast Asia

A celebration was held at Vancouver International Airport (YVR) to mark Air Canada’s inaugural flight AC65, “We are thrilled to launch Air Canada’s first non-stop service to Southeast Asia and the only non-stop flights between North America and Thailand. Bangkok is also one of the most visited...

Frederic Thiebaud- Wiki, Age, Wife, Ethnicity, Net Worth, Height

Frederic Thiebaud is best known as the husband of Canadian singer Shania Twain. In any case, he is much more than that and works as a Swiss business executive for one of the world’s most prestigious food companies, Nestle. Women admire him not only for being a wealthy Swiss businessman but also for his dazzling good looks. He’s been making headlines for a long time due to his ‘twisted love story’ with Shania Twain.

Despite protests, celebrities have reasons to appear at the World Cup

Just days before the 2022 FIFA World Cup kicks off in Qatar, British pop singer Dua Lipa took to Instagram to dash rumors. “I look forward to visiting Qatar when all the human rights pledges Qatar made when winning the World Cup were fulfilled,” she wrote. Lipa is one...

Tik Tok star Megha Thakur passes away at 21

Megha Thakur, Canadian TikTok star, died "suddenly and unexpectedly", her parents have announced. She was 21.Thakur, who had over 930k followers on TikTok, was known for promoting body positivity. She also frequently shared videos of her dancing. In an Instagram post from her profile, her parents shared that she died...