Ukraine’s prime minister arrives in Ottawa today for what’s likely to be the last visit by a foreign government leader ahead of this fall’s federal election.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be meeting with Arseniy Yatsenyuk to sign a trade deal, following Yatsenyuk’s visit to the U.S. Monday.
The stakes, for Harper, are more than just commercial.
While getting photos of themselves with foreign leaders who have strong diaspora communities in Canada is a key part of every candidate’s toolbox, some critics argue that the Conservatives’ entire foreign policy approach to Ukraine is connected to courting voters among the 1.2 million people who …read more
Source: National Newswatch