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Canada to bring up North Korea, Venezuela and Ukraine at Munich Conference
Feb17

Canada to bring up North Korea, Venezuela and Ukraine at Munich Conference

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has a long list of world crises she would like to discuss with her counterparts at the Munich Security Conference in Germany this weekend, according to Canadian officials. The North Korean nuclear crisis, the situation in Venezuela, Russia’s annexation of Crimea and its continued support for...

GG Julie Payette meets with Ukrainian president and Canadian soldiers
Feb10

GG Julie Payette meets with Ukrainian president and Canadian soldiers

Gov. Gen. Julie Payette concluded her visit to Ukraine with a meeting on Thursday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko who thanked Canada for its “firm position of support for our country’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence from the very first minutes of the Russian aggression.” During a joint press conference at the...

Couple posthumously honoured in Ottawa for Holocaust heroism
Feb10

Couple posthumously honoured in Ottawa for Holocaust heroism

Holocaust survivor Andrew Kun and his boyhood friend, Denis Lehotay, shared an emotional embrace at the Israeli embassy on Friday as Lehotay’s parents were honoured posthumously for their Second World War heroism. “They were my saviours,” Kun, 79, told an Ottawa ceremony where Victor and Mary Lehotay were awarded the title, “Righteous Among...

‘It doesn’t look like the war will end. No one wants it to’: This is the longest European conflict since the Second World War
Dec27

‘It doesn’t look like the war will end. No one wants it to’: This is the longest European conflict since the Second World War

More than 10,300 people have been killed since war broke out between the Ukrainian government and separatists heavily backed by Russia in 2014 …read more Source: Vancouver...

Diplomats warn Canada of Russian meddling in finance and elections
Dec24

Diplomats warn Canada of Russian meddling in finance and elections

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland planned to use a Friday meeting in Ukraine to get more information on reports that a man arrested there on suspicion of spying for Russia sat in on a meeting in the Prime Minister’s Office this fall. But Canadian officials refused to say how seriously they take the incident, and […] The post...

Ukraine grateful for U.S. weapons as Russia voices outrage
Dec24

Ukraine grateful for U.S. weapons as Russia voices outrage

The angry response from Moscow comes a day after President Donald Trump’s administration approved a plan to provide weapons to Ukraine, including Javelin anti-tank missiles …read more Source: The Globe and...

Ukraine grateful for U.S. weapons, Russia voices outrage
Dec23

Ukraine grateful for U.S. weapons, Russia voices outrage

The Trump administration has approved a plan to provide lethal weapons to Ukraine, a long-awaited move that deepens America’s involvement in the military conflict and may further strain relations with Russia. Moscow responded angrily on Saturday. …read more Source: CTV...

American-made lethal weapons heading to Ukraine, U.S. officials say
Dec23

American-made lethal weapons heading to Ukraine, U.S. officials say

Ukraine will soon have more lethal American-made weapons to help it fight Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source:...

American-made lethal weapons heading to Ukraine, U.S. officials say
Dec23

American-made lethal weapons heading to Ukraine, U.S. officials say

Ukraine will soon have more lethal American-made weapons to help it fight Russian-backed separatists. …read more Source:...

US officials say lethal weapons headed to Ukraine
Dec23

US officials say lethal weapons headed to Ukraine

US officials say lethal weapons headed to Ukraine …read more Source:...

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