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Section: National Newswatch (Canada)

    Chrystia Freeland’s homespun take as Trudeau’s Minister for Everywhere
    May20

    Chrystia Freeland’s homespun take as Trudeau’s Minister for Everywhere

    It was a short newscast indeed that did not feature Canada’s new global affairs minister this week. On Thursday alone, Chrystia Freeland issued a statement saying the government was reviewing the purchase of Boeing Super Hornet fighter jets in light of the company’s trade dispute with Bombardier; another supporting a bill imposing...

    Ukraine seeks weapons from Ottawa to help fend off Russia-backed rebels
    May19

    Ukraine seeks weapons from Ottawa to help fend off Russia-backed rebels

    A top Ukrainian politician visited Ottawa Thursday to renew a request for defensive weapons to fend off Russia-backed rebels and ask Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government for help shoring up support for Kiev both within the Trump administration and among other Group of Seven countries. Arseniy Yatsenyuk, 43, resigned as Ukraine’s...

    Canada backs recommendation for Magnitsky Act targeting rights abusers
    May18

    Canada backs recommendation for Magnitsky Act targeting rights abusers

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chystia Freeland said the government has agreed to create a so-called Magnitsky Act that would expand Canada’s international sanctions law to target gross human rights violators. Freeland announced the decision Wednesday night in the House of Commons. “Human rights are a non-partisan issue, and I look forward to...

    Analysis: Trump intel sharing risks damaging US alliances
    May16

    Analysis: Trump intel sharing risks damaging US alliances

    WASHINGTON — For months, U.S. allies have anxiously wondered if President Donald Trump could be trusted with some of the world’s most sensitive national security secrets. Now, just a few days before Trump’s debut on the international stage, he’s giving allies new reasons to worry. A U.S. official said Trump revealed highly...

    Release of defence policy update delayed until after next week’s NATO summit
    May15

    Release of defence policy update delayed until after next week’s NATO summit

    OTTAWA — The Liberal government has delayed the release of its new defence policy, setting up a potentially awkward meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump next week. Trudeau and Trump are scheduled to gather with counterparts from other NATO members in Brussels for the alliance’s first leaders’...

    Release of defence policy delayed until after next week’s NATO summit
    May15

    Release of defence policy delayed until after next week’s NATO summit

    OTTAWA — The Liberal government has delayed the release of its new defence policy, setting up a potentially awkward meeting between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump next week. Trudeau and Trump are scheduled to gather with counterparts from other NATO members in Brussels for the alliance’s first leaders’...

    ‘We were lucky’: massive cyberextortion attack could have affected Canada
    May14

    ‘We were lucky’: massive cyberextortion attack could have affected Canada

    TORONTO — Canada is not immune to online extortion, despite apparently sidestepping a massive attack that temporarily crippled networks around the world, a cybersecurity expert said. Atty Mashatan, a professor at Ryerson University’s School of Information Technology Management, said it was nothing more than a fluke that Canada appears to...

    Huge Cyberattack Hits Nearly 100 Countries With ‘Wanna Decryptor’ Malware
    May13

    Huge Cyberattack Hits Nearly 100 Countries With ‘Wanna Decryptor’ Malware

    Hospitals, schools, companies and governments around the world were assessing the damage Saturday after a massive cyberattack hit almost 100 hundred countries, infecting computers with malware that demanded ransom payments. No one has yet claimed the worldwide attack, which experts believe used tools stolen from the National Security Agency. U.S....

    Trump Jr. urges support for Greg Gianforte in US House race
    May11

    Trump Jr. urges support for Greg Gianforte in US House race

    EAST HELENA, Mont. — Donald Trump Jr., the president’s son, returned to Montana on Thursday for rallies across the state to support the congressional bid of Republican Greg Gianforte, who he said was needed in Washington to help advance the agenda of the Trump White House. “We need more people in D.C. to help my father,” he said...

    Official: Trump may meet top Russian diplomat in White House
    May10

    Official: Trump may meet top Russian diplomat in White House

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump could meet with Vladimir Putin’s top diplomat at the White House on Wednesday, a U.S. official and a person with knowledge of the plans said, describing what would be the highest level, face-to-face contact with Russia of the American leader’s young presidency. It would also signal that the two...

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