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    Glavin: Has Canada just given up – and decided to join with Beijing?
    Jul26

    Glavin: Has Canada just given up – and decided to join with Beijing?

    “There is a saying that if you can’t beat them, join them.” That was the telling choice of words former Liberal cabinet minister Martin Cauchon settled on back in November 2011 in greeting the news that Huawei Canada, the subsidiary of an opaquely governed Chinese telecommunications conglomerate long encumbered by its reported links to...

    Lebanese and Ukrainian communities live it up at festivals
    Jul23

    Lebanese and Ukrainian communities live it up at festivals

    There was fun, national costumes, dancing and food, food, food as two of the region’s main cultural groups celebrated their heritage Saturday. Over at the St. Elias Cathedral, thousands from the Lebanese community, and non-Lebanese friends, gathered in force for the 27th year for everything from tours of the stately cathedral to traditional...

    Gormley: Trump’s Russia problem only grows
    Jul21

    Gormley: Trump’s Russia problem only grows

    Americans have good reason to ask whether their president and his closest political associates are criminals. But what makes the question so necessary ought to make the answer moot. For the purposes of determining whether Donald Trump should remain in office, it doesn’t matter whether a crime was committed in his and his associates’...

    Chamberfest preview: 10 epic, eclectic shows that are sure to stimulate
    Jul19

    Chamberfest preview: 10 epic, eclectic shows that are sure to stimulate

    ChamberfestWhen: July 22 to Aug. 4Where: various venuesTickets and info: chamberfest.com From renditions of classical music’s greatest hits to cross-cultural and cross-genre experiments that would be the envy of any thoughtful festival, there are many promising concerts to sort from the dozens of presentations at this year’s...

    Going out best bets, July 20 to 26
    Jul19

    Going out best bets, July 20 to 26

    Theatre Peter Hum Beginning Thursday and until Aug. 20, Strathcona Park in Sandy Hill will resound with the costumed comedy of the Amorous Servant, presented by Odyssey Theatre. For more than 30 years, Odyssey has presented outdoor summer theatre in Ottawa, drawing on the tradition and works of Commedia dell’Arte, an Italian Renaissance art...

    Almost 5,000 Ukrainian soldiers trained by Canada so far
    Jul16

    Almost 5,000 Ukrainian soldiers trained by Canada so far

    The Canadian military’s Joint Task Force-Ukraine has trained more than 4780 Ukrainian soldiers as of the beginning of this month, according to the Canadian Forces. There have been more than 111 course serials that covered various training, including explosive ordnance disposal, small team training, military police training on military...

    Ottawa is getting ready for its giant Ukrainian Festival
    Jul13

    Ottawa is getting ready for its giant Ukrainian Festival

    Ottawa is getting ready to celebrate all things Ukrainian, and thousands of people from across Canada, the U.S. and Ukraine will be descending on the city in less than a week. For the last three years, the Capital Ukrainian Festival has brought all the colours and the tastes of Ukraine to the nation’s capital. It started out as a community...

    RCN sends divers to Black Sea exercise, Russia to keep close eye on training
    Jul11

    RCN sends divers to Black Sea exercise, Russia to keep close eye on training

    The Royal Canadian Navy has sent a contingent of 14 personnel comprised of divers and support staff and staff officers from Fleet Diving Unit Atlantic and Maritime Forces Atlantic to support Sea Breeze 2017. Sea Breeze is a multi-national training event in Odessa, Ukraine, led by the United States and Ukraine navies. It takes place from July 10...

    Lessons from Canada’s internment of the Ukrainians
    Jun30

    Lessons from Canada’s internment of the Ukrainians

    It’s a small case in a big hall. I have no idea of how many people will pause beside it, but millions of visitors will eventually tour through the Canadian History Hall. The first guests entering this newly renovated space within the Canadian Museum of History will arrive today, Canada Day, the 150th birthday of our country. Odds are more...

    “Dynamic” cyber defence systems to protect Canadian government against latest attacks, says CSE chief
    Jun28

    “Dynamic” cyber defence systems to protect Canadian government against latest attacks, says CSE chief

    A new cyber attack, which originally was aimed at computers in Ukraine, has spread to systems around the world. The New York Times reports that the attack has hit firms around the globe, “from Maersk, the Danish shipping conglomerate, to Merck, the drug giant in the United States.” Greta Bossenmaier, Chief of Canada’s Communications...

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