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Trudeau rejects calls to release Meng Wanzhou.

A group of 19 high-profile Canadians, including former foreign affairs ministers Lloyd Axworthy and Lawrence Cannon, penned a letter to Trudeau this week saying Justice Minister David Lametti should intervene to free Meng.

Ontario reports lowest number of COVID-19 cases in days with 121 new infections.

Ontario reports significant rise in new COVID-19 cases with most in Windsor-Essex.

Number of COVID-19 cases in Ontario increases for second day in a row but remains under 200.

Ontario records slight uptick in new COVID-19 cases.

Ontario reports lowest number of new cases of COVID-19 in more than three months.

Ontario reports fewer than 200 news cases of COVID-19 after slight increase.

Ontario records few than 200 new cases of COVID-19 for third straight day.

CERB eligibility extended for more 8 weeks.

India and China have their first deadly clashes in 45 years.

India-China clash: Two sides blame each other for deadly fighting.

At least 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a clash with Chinese forces in a disputed Himalayan border area, Indian officials say.

43 chinese soldiers killed?

Fact-check The claim was based on news agency ANI’s tweet which quoted “sources” and claimed that the Chinese have suffered 43 casualties, including the dead and injured.

Manitoba eyeing Phase 3 reopening.

A vehicle stopped at a checkpoint at the Manitoba-Ontario border in March, where officials were handing out information about COVID-19. 

If you think you’re playing it smart by planning a vacation within Canada this summer you may want to think again. Getting to another province may be harder than you think. 

Though every province has different regulations (and they are constantly shifting as the Covid-19 situation evolves) some provinces are enforcing very strict travel rules. Here’s everything that you need to know about Canada’s inter-provincial travel bans.

The new orders will extend the mandate that anyone entering Manitoba, regardless of whether it was from another country or another province must self-isolate for 14 days until such time as the orders are terminated by the chief provincial public health officer

In general, anyone arriving in Manitoba is required to self-isolate for 14-days upon arrival to reduce the spread of COVID-19. However, there are exceptions to allow for situations in which their work is deemed vital and necessary immediately upon arrival. https://www.gov.mb.ca/covid19/soe.html#current

Despite its success, Friends has been criticised in recent years for its lack of diversity, even by its cast members.

Ottawa provides update in fight against COVID-19.

Premier and Cabinet(内阁, Ministers provide update on COVID-19.

Cabinet: n. 内阁;橱柜;展览艺术品的小陈列室。adj. 内阁的;私下的,秘密的

P.E.I. Cabinet Ministers Provide COVID-19 Update.

Trump says launch has filled country with “sense of pride and unity”.

SpaceX launch could help pave the way for space tourism, Canadian astronaut says

SpaceX’s Crew Dragon Capsule arrives at the International Space Station.

SpaceX rocket lifts off from U.S. in history-making flight.

flash through my mind: 想起来。

Example:all of these marvels(奇迹) flash through my mind

freeloader = 蹭吃蹭喝的人 a person who takes advantage of others’ generosity without giving anything in return.

cut corners = 投机取巧 undertake something in what appears to be the easiest, quickest, or cheapest way, especially by omitting to do something important or ignoring rules.

drop me a line 给我写封信

I’ll just play it by ear. 我到时随机应变

I’m working on it. 我正在努力

echo 发音[ˈekoʊ]

the difference of pronunciation of advise and advice

To start, ADVISE and ADVICE are not pronounced the same way. If you see an S, pronounce it like the voiced [z] sound, as in BUZZ or LIES. If you see a C, on the other hand, pronounce it like the unvoiced [s] sound, as in BUS or LICE. In addition, ADVICE is an uncountable noun, while ADVISE is a verb. https://www.myenglishteacher.eu/blog/advice-vs-advise/

Sound: https://youglish.com/pronounce/advise/english?

an elephant in the room

If you say there is an elephant in the room, you mean that there is an obvious problem or difficult situation that people do not want to talk about. https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/an-elephant-in-the-room

The expression “elephant in the room” (usually “the elephant in the room“) or “the elephant in the living room[1][2] is a metaphoricalidiom in English for an important or enormous topic, problem, or risk that is obvious or that everyone knows about but no one mentions or wants to discuss because it makes at least some of them uncomfortable or is personally, socially, or politically embarrassing, controversial, inflammatory, or dangerous. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elephant_in_the_room

We are going to shop. My treat. his bill is my treat.我请客

this is on me == place this on my account

I thought it was you.

What will be, will be.

turn in = go to bed (https://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/english/turn-in)

This is a work thing.

It wasn’t my cup of tea, to be honest, I guess I don’t really like musicals.

what’s on your mind?

She is very fond of the coat. fond = 喜欢的

For the sake of simplicity, I’m going to refer to Google Analytics for Firebase as simply Firebase, and the Google Analytics SDK as Google Analytics.

for the sake of sth. phrase. If you do something for the sake of something, you do it for that purpose or in order to achieve that result. You can also say that you do it for something’s sake.

Additionally, the fact that the session is cut out of the data model entirely in Firebase can make it easier to work with in BigQuery, for example.