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Trump And Hillary Represent The Great American Soap Opera

Colin Todhunter | Posted 10.20.2016 | Canada Politics
Colin Todhunter

Most U.S. voters seem to believe the lies being fed to them: A public that is encouraged to regard what is happening in Syria, Iraq, Ukraine, Afghanistan and Libya as a disconnected array of events in need of Western intervention based on bogus notions of 'humanitarianism' or a 'war on terror', rather than the planned machinations of empire.

I'm Proving Women Are Wired For The Male-Dominated Tech Industry

G(irls)20 | Posted 09.14.2016 | Canada Business

Traditional occupations with high rates of female workers in Russia are medicine, education, hospitality and service industries. Ironically, these happen to be the industries with not-so-high salaries and meager career opportunities. The most lucrative careers are predominantly male, and there is no trend of change on the gender front.

B.C. Liberals' Long-Shot LNG Deal Was Fantasy After All

Dermod Travis | Posted 07.25.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

B.C. may still see an LNG plant, but as for that $1 trillion in economic activity and $100 billion prosperity fund the only step left is to call time of death. There's an upside for the government. The public never bought the hype in the first place.

Trudeau Thanks Canadian Troops In Ukraine

CP | Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Politics

But he won't say if the training mission will be extended.

PM Won't Say If Canada Will Keep Sending Troops To Ukraine

CP | Lee Berthiaume, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2016 | Canada Politics

A free trade deal between Canada and Ukraine was signed Monday.

Trudeau's NATO Pledge Will Only Increase Tensions With Russia

Jonathan Wade | Posted 07.08.2016 | Canada Politics
Jonathan Wade

I do understand that we have to honour our commitment and we have to take part in global security, but engaging hundreds troops in a Cold War-esque scenario instead of focusing on Canada's main threat, terrorism, is a clear sign of the government foreign policy's alignment with our American ally.

Russia's Secret City 40 Is A Prison Of Nuclear Waste And Death

Samira Goetschel | Posted 05.06.2016 | Canada TV
Samira Goetschel

Today known as Ozersk, City 40 is considered the founding place of the Soviet Union's nuclear weapons program, where the first Soviet plutonium-based bomb, known as "First Lightning," was made. Since its founding, the city has been surrounded with double barbed-wire fences and monitored by armed guards.

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.

Russian Government Complains To Canada About Information On Website

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.17.2015 | Canada Politics

Details about the website were not released.

Despite Harper's Russia Rhetoric, Tories Set Clear Limits

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.08.2015 | Canada Politics

"The mismatch between what we were saying and the actual contributions wasn't helpful."

The West Must Accept Its Share Of The Blame For Paris Attacks

Aurangzeb Qureshi | Posted 11.23.2015 | Canada Politics
Aurangzeb Qureshi

Whether our numerous interventions are justified or not, we cannot continue to let our self-imagined grand delusions make us blind to the fact that our actions abroad can come back to haunt us here at home. The problem with this admission, however is that it forces us to look in the mirror to confront our very own imperfections. Yet until we're able to do so, peace in our times will continue to remain an elusive fantasy and the carnage is destined to continue.

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun(damental) Human Rights

G(irls)20 | Posted 11.12.2015 | Canada Impact

As of 2014, 143 out of 195 countries legally guarantee equality between men and women. I wish I could say that gender equality, or any equality, enforced by the law translates into equality in the minds of people. Deeply rooted problems preventing true parity have been promoted by patriarchy for years, passed on from one generation to another disguised as 'tradition.'

Assad Visits Putin In Russia To Discuss Syria

CP | Albert Aji And Nataliya Vasilyeva, The Associated Press | Posted 10.21.2015 | Canada

The surprise visit Tuesday reflects renewed confidence from Assad after Russia and Iran dramatically escalated their support recently.

How the UN Can Help Create Peace in a Divided World

Centre for International Policy Studies | Posted 10.07.2016 | Canada Politics
Centre for International Policy Studies

There is no more annoying phrase in discussions of international affairs than "If the United Nations did not exist, we would have to invent it!" It is certainly true that the world urgently needs an effective collective security organization today. But the organization it needs bears only a passing resemblance to the UN we currently have.

Canada Announces New Economic Sanctions On Russia

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.29.2016 | Canada Politics

The Conservative government has announced further economic sanctions against organizations in Russia — including a pro-Putin biker gang known as the Night Wolves.

Harper Wanted Russia Out Of G8 Before Ukraine Crisis

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada Politics

SCHLOSS ELMAU, Germany - Prime Minister Stephen Harper expanded at length Monday on why he feels such antipathy towards Russian President Vladimir Put...

Forget Russia, We Have Our Own Human Rights Problems

Hana Shafi | Posted 06.07.2016 | Canada Politics
Hana Shafi

Fixating on Russia is not going to solve the various human rights crises facing the West. Russia does have several of its own human rights abuses, several of its own problems that harm the society there. But let's not pretend for a second like the West is somehow incredibly different. By doing so, we forego the responsibility to address the problems that we have right here at home, and prove to the world that we are still holding onto simplistic "scary Russia" sentiments that were just as misguided and ignorant during the Cold War as they are now.

Canadian Economy Suffering From Russia Sanctions: Oliver

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.02.2016 | Canada Business

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

Russia Slams Feds After Alleged Nazi War Criminal Dies In Canada

CP | Peter Rakobowchuk, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2016 | Canada Politics

"Sadly, the Canadian government ignored numerous appeals by Canadian Jewish organizations and efforts by the Russian authorities to ensure that justice be served, allowing Vladimir Katriuk to retain citizenship of Canada while peacefully residing in this country."

Russia To Use Prison Labour To Keep Costs Down At 2018 World Cup

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2016 | Canada Business

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian authorities are keen to use prison labor to drive down the costs of holding the 2018 World Cup. The Russian prison service ...

Don Cherry: Russian Team Has 'No Class'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2016 | Canada

Don Cherry says the Russian hockey team has "no class" after it snubbed the Canadian national anthem at the world hockey championships.

The Contrasting Impacts of Plummeting Oil Prices

Peter Hall | Posted 05.15.2016 | Canada Business
Peter Hall

Canada's energy sector service and equipment exporters are in for tough times, and cash flows for oil and gas exporters will tighten significantly. This is already beginning to spill red ink on Canada's trade and fiscal statistics. However, Canada's non-energy sector exporters should see a substantial boost.

Nicholson Optimistic After Kerry-Putin Talks

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.14.2016 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Foreign Affairs Minister Rob Nicholson is expressing muted optimism that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's meeting with Russian President ...