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Canada's 'Very Loud' Message To Russia

LONDON, Ont. - Canadian soldiers will take part in military exercises in Poland as part of NATO reassurance measures in response to the Ukraine crisis, Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced Friday."...
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MORE SANCTIONS

OTTAWA - Canada is trying to put more pressure on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird has announced additional sanctions and says Canada and its allies are prepared t...
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Harper's Strong Message To Moscow

Canada warned Russia on Friday not to breach the sovereignty of its Ukraine neighbour, joining other countries in sending a strong message to Moscow."As Canadians we emphasize our very strong support...
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Baird Meets New Ukrainian Prime Minister

KYIV, Ukraine - Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird is in Kyiv today to meet with the new Ukrainian prime minister, Arseny Yatseniuk.Baird has already met with former prime minister Yulia Tymoshenko a...
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Harper To Ukraine: Forget Your Past

OTTAWA - Canada is encouraging Ukrainians to reject "the past'' as they form a new government after weeks of turmoil and deadly violence, says Prime Minister Stephen Harper. In a clear indication of w...
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Canadian MPs Want Action

OTTAWA - Canadians of Ukrainian origin gathered Wednesday on Parliament Hill to denounce the violence in their homeland's capital city, all the while agonizing about the fate of loved ones caught up i...
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Keeping A Close Eye On Unrest

OTTAWA - Canada will be keeping a close eye on Russia's involvement in the turbulent Ukraine as the Winter Olympics get ready to begin in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi, says Foreign Affairs Minis...
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Baird Surrenders To Language Cops

OTTAWA - John Baird has blinked in his months-long standoff with Canada's languages cop.The foreign affairs minister has apparently disposed of all his English-only business cards, almost six months a...
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Awkward?

WASHINGTON - The U.S. government says it won't be pushed into making a decision on the long-delayed Keystone pipeline, suggesting Friday that the ongoing lobbying from its northern neighbour won't car...
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Baird To Obama: Make Up Your Mind

WASHINGTON - In an attempt to press the Obama administration on its own turf, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird used the first day of a Washington visit to repeatedly call for a prompt decision on t...