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Ontario Investing $18.9M to Build a New French School in London – London

The Minister of Education announced more than $19 million to build a new French-language Catholic high school in London, Ontario, and to upgrade existing child care spaces. Ontario has committed $18.9 million for the construction of a new secondary school for the Conseil scolaire catholique Providence, the French Catholic board, as well as $267,000 for the renovation of a daycare ...

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UK refuses request to build France-UK power cable

Britain’s Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng attends the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain November 4, 2021. REUTERS/Phil Noble Join now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday rejected a planning application for a high-voltage submarine power cable project linking Britain and France. The project, led by investment firm ...

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Ingrid Betancourt candidate for the Colombian presidency

BOGOTÁ, Colombia — Ingrid Betancourt, a former congresswoman and former guerrilla hostage who symbolizes both the brutality of Colombia’s long war and the country’s reconciliation efforts, will run for president, a person familiar with this said on Tuesday. of Mrs. Betancourt’s campaign. . Ms Betancourt, who was kidnapped in 2002 and held by the country’s largest guerrilla force for more ...

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Optibus on board with French public transport

According to Optibus, calls from the French government to increase the use of public transport prompted the company to open a new office in Paris. Mourad Achour, Regional Director France of Optibus, says: “Increasing the use of public transport is a question of both will and technological capacity. In France, the will is there. Now, Optibus’ software will introduce state-of-the-art ...

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The Omicron shift in Europe: pandemic or endemic?

LONDON – In Britain, France, Spain and other countries in Europe, politicians and some public health experts are advocating a new approach to the coronavirus pandemic that is both bold and resigned: that illness is becoming an inescapable part of daily life. Governments are seizing a moment when their populations have seen less severe disease and, in some cases, a ...

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French bakers suffer from cut-price supermarket baguettes | France

French bakers have taken aim at a major supermarket chain which offers anti-inflationary low prices for baguettes, saying the move will undermine competition in one of the country’s most prized industries. The Leclerc Group said in newspaper advertisements on Tuesday that “due to inflation, the average price of baguettes could increase significantly. It’s unthinkable’, pledging to cut its profit margins ...

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Third Covid infection for a Bolivian vice-president who praises traditional medicine

Published on: 01/11/2022 – 18:56Amended: 01/11/2022 – 18:54 La Paz (AFP) – Bolivian Vice President David Choquehuanca, who touts indigenous treatments for Covid-19, contracted the virus for the third time, the government said on Tuesday, with six government ministers also testing positive. All are self-isolating and working from home, without major symptoms, the president’s office said in a statement. All ...

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Corruption allegations threaten Emmanuel Macron’s fighter plane deal

In his statement, seen by The Telegraph, Mr Bhandari alleges that from 2008 he helped Thales sell the Mirage aircraft upgrade by facilitating a meeting with then Indian Secretary of Defense KP Singh. He claims he was supposed to pay an advisory fee of € 20million, but was only paid € 9million. Mr Bhandari alleges this was due to political ...

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Actions France and Benelux-Factors to watch

January 6 (Reuters) – Below you will find news and reports about the company from French and Benelux media that could impact the region’s markets or individual stocks. COFACE (COFA.PA): The French bank Natixis has announced that it will sell its shares in Coface. Register now for FREE and unlimited access to Reuters.com Register COVID / FRANCE: The French parliament ...

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Record numbers of migrants crossed the English Channel from France to UK last year, report says

Published on: 04/01/2022 – 05:57 A record number of more than 28,000 migrants crossed the Channel from France to the UK in small boats last year, the PA news agency reported on Tuesday, based on its analysis of government data. As smugglers tapped into demand, charging thousands of pounds for journeys through the busy seaway in fragile boats, at least ...

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