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Jann Arden says pandemic has given her 'time to be reflective'

Canadian musician Jann Arden said writing her newest album in the middle of the pandemic gave her 'a lot of time to be reflective.' The writing process for 'Descendant,' Arden's 15th studio album out Friday, began in the spring of 2020, in the early days of the global outbreak of COVID-19.

Canadian musician Jann Arden said writing her newest album in the middle of the pandemic gave her 'a lot of time to be reflective.' (Alkan Emin)

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Australia pledges US$700M to save Great Barrier Reef

The Australian government on Friday pledged to spend another 1 billion Australian dollars (US$704 million) over nine years on improving the health of the Great Barrier Reef after stalling a UNESCO decision on downgrading the natural wonder's World Heritage status.

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OPINION | Tom Mulcair: Ukrainian Canadians wield a lot of influence

With her deep experience in the U.S., Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland can and should play a significant role in finding a peaceful solution in Ukraine, if she can overcome her Russophobe bent, former NDP leader Tom Mulcair writes in his latest column for CTVNews.ca.

Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland adjusts her notes during a joint news conference in Ottawa, on Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang