Canada Russia Relations

Taxpayers Spend $25M On Rent For Empty Building

CBC | Dean Beeby, CBC News | Posted 05.26.2016 | Canada Politics

"It's a long, frustrating tale."

Canada Will Benefit By Re-Engaging Russia

Jonathan Wade | Posted 04.01.2016 | Canada Politics
Jonathan Wade

The Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs Stéphane Dion is ready to re-establish diplomatic relations with Russia. During a speech at the University of Ottawa on a new Liberal foreign policy approach, Dion said Canada has no positive consequences for completely cutting ties with Russia.

Canada Imposes More Sanctions Over Russia's Handling Of Ukraine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2016 | Canada Politics

Dion says Canada has no intention of lifting sanctions until Russia meets its international obligations.

Russian Foreign Minister Calls Out Harper As 'Russia-Phobic'

CBC | Susan Ormiston | Posted 01.26.2016 | Canada Politics

Here's one way to reach out to the new Liberal government.

Crumbling Ceasefire To Form Backdrop Of Canada's Ukraine Mission

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.23.2015 | Canada Politics

There's rising violence in breakaway eastern regions.

Canadian Economy Suffering From Russia Sanctions: Oliver

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2015 | Canada Business

Oliver says despite the impact on Canada, he absolutely supports the sanctions.

When Chretien Met Putin

CBC | Hannah Thibedeau, CBC News | Posted 05.19.2016 | Canada Politics

Former prime minister Jean Chrétien tried at a meeting last month to persuade Russian President Vladimir Putin to send a representative to a meeting ...

Chretien Meets Putin Despite Harper's Opposition

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.30.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government wants to know what former Liberal prime minister Jean Chretien said in his meeting Thursday with Russian President Vlad...

Canada Will Never Recognize Crimea Vote: Nicholson

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson marked the first anniversary of the referendum in Crimea on Monday, vowing Canada will never accept th...

Harper Skeptical About Ukraine-Russia Ceasefire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Politics

VICTORIAVILLE, Que. - Prime Minister Stephen Harper is cautiously optimistic about Thursday's ceasefire deal between Ukraine and Russia, saying he'll ...

Merkel Thanks Harper For Ukraine Support

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.10.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Monday night she is leaving North America having won support from the United States and Canada for her e...

Russian Envoy To Canada: 'Crimea Is Russia - Once And Forever'

CBC | Kathleen Harris, CBC News | Posted 02.21.2015 | Canada Politics

Russia will not change course in Crimea – but insists that diplomacy, not sanctions, will resolve the crisis, says Moscow's new ambassador to Canada...

Canadian Soldiers To Train Ukrainian Military Cops

CP | Murray Brewster & John Ward, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.07.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government signalled Monday it wants to create deeper defence ties with Ukraine, signing a declaration that could lead to broader ...

Canada's Defence Minister Urges Russia To Get Out Of Ukraine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2015 | Canada Politics

HALIFAX - Defence Minister Rob Nicholson called on Russia to get out of Ukraine on Saturday, saying that what's happening there is "completely unaccep...

Russia Fumes After Canada Snubs Space Officials

CP | Colin Perkel and Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.30.2014 | Canada Politics

Canada's refusal to allow Russian delegates to attend a prestigious international astronautical symposium has angered Moscow, which said the decision ...

LOOK: Canada's NATO Delegation Mocks Russia

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.27.2014 | Canada Politics

It seems Canada's delegation to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is not above blatantly mocking Russia in light of the ongoing crisis in Ukraine...

Canada Sending Non-Lethal Military Supplies To Ukraine

CP | Paola Loriggio, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Politics

TRENTON, Ont. - Canada is sending non-lethal military equipment to Ukraine to help the country protect its eastern border against Russian aggression, ...

More Canadian Troops Headed To Europe

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.13.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - About 120 Canadian soldiers leave for eastern and central Europe today as part of a continuing show of support for Ukraine.The military would...

Harper Has Putin On His Mind

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 08.01.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper will join fellow world leaders in Europe this week in affirming Western solidarity against Russian aggression i...

Tories Asked Why They Won't Sanction 'Putin's Buddies'

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Montreal-based Bombardier Inc. (TSX:BBD.B) said Friday it did not lobby the Harper government to keep a Russian executive off Canada's list o...

Most Canadians Satisfied With How He's Handling Ukraine Crisis: Poll

The Huffington Post Canada | Ryan Maloney | Posted 05.07.2014 | Canada Politics

Canadians are more satisfied than their American and British counterparts with how their government is handling the escalating crisis in Ukraine, a ne...

Baird: Kremlin Has Lost Touch With Reality

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.25.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Kremlin has lost touch with reality in accusing the West of plotting to control Ukraine, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird said Friday....

Russian Diplomat Heckled During Toronto Speech

CP | Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.22.2014 | Canada Politics

TORONTO - Russia's ambassador to Canada faced down hecklers Tuesday as he pushed back against what he called anti-Russian hysteria and stereotypes, bu...

Canada's Tough Talk On Russia 'Makes No Difference'

CBC | Posted 06.18.2014 | Canada Politics

The Conservative government's tough rhetoric over Russia’s actions in Ukraine may play well to some voters domestically, but analysts doubt it w...

Harper: Russia Poses Grave Threat To World Peace

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.14.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada and Poland will announce a joint package to assist Ukraine when Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird visits Warsaw next week.Marcin Bos...