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Canada permanently banning top Iranian regime officials, levelling new sanctions

Canada is permanently banning top members of the Iranian regime from coming into the country, restricting financial transactions with Iran, and pursuing new sanction enforcement measures, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday. 'We're taking steps that will raise the bar internationally, in holding Iran accountable," Trudeau said.

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland looks on as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announces sanctions on Iran, in Ottawa, Friday, Oct. 7, 2022. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

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Floods strand thousands, kill 7 in northcentral Nigeria

Thousands of travellers remained stranded in Nigeria's northcentral Kogi state after major connecting roads to other parts of the West African nation were submerged amid the country's worst flooding in a decade, locals and authorities said Thursday.

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opinion | Why are apartment rental rates going up in Canada?

If you live in an apartment, then you've more than likely felt the effects of the dramatically increased rental rates in Canada. Personal finance contributor Christopher Liew explores some of the key factors contributing to the increased rental prices in Canada, along with some of the things that Canadians are doing to cope with the current market.

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