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Canada's Military Training In Ukraine 'Deplorable': Russia

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government's decision to join a U.S.-led military training mission Ukraine has drawn a sharp rebuke from Russia.Canada is sending ...

Canada To Send 200 Military Trainers To Ukraine

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper government went to extra lengths Tuesday to make it clear Canadian military trainers will not be in harm's way when they deploy to...

Canada To Join U.S. And British In training Ukrainian Troops

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.17.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada appears set to join a U.S.-led training mission to shore up the capabilities of the battered and bloodied Ukrainian military.A defence...

Tories Won't Say How Much ISIS Mission Will Cost

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 04.04.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Parliament may have approved a year-long extension to the country's combat mission in Iraq and Syria, but the Harper government is once again...

Canada Contributes Millions To Support Democracy In Ukraine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.18.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada is contributing $7.1 million to support the democratic process in Ukraine.The International Foundation for Electoral Systems gets $3 m...

Kenney Doesn't Rule Out Combat Mission In Ukraine

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.25.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The Harper cabinet is actively and seriously considering whether Canada should join the U.S. and Britain in a military training mission to sh...

The Truth About Auschwitz

Catherine Chatterley | Posted 02.24.2015 | Canada Impact
Catherine Chatterley

The Antisemitism Institute I direct in Canada received several inquiries about the accuracy of an article published under the provocative title Ukrain...

Canada Intensifies Sanctions Against Russia

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.20.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada says it is intensifying economic sanctions against Russian individuals and companies in response to the tense situation in eastern Ukr...

Canada Slaps Russia With New Sanctions

CBC | Posted 04.19.2015 | Canada Politics

Prime Minister Stephen Harper has announced a new round of sanctions in response to what he calls the "escalated acts of aggression" by Russian-backed...


CP | Yuras Karmanau And Vladimir Isachenkov, The Associated Press | Posted 04.14.2015 | Canada Politics

MINSK, Belarus - Guns will fall silent, heavy weapons will pull back from the front, and Ukraine will trade a broad autonomy for the east for control ...

Kenney: 'All Options Are On The Table' In Ukraine

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 04.13.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - The country's new defence minister left the door open Wednesday for Canadian troops to join the U.S. in training Ukrainian forces and for an ...

Merkel To Meet With Harper To Discuss Ukraine Crisis

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

OTTAWA - The Canadian Press has learned that German Chancellor Angela Merkel has asked Prime Minister Stephen Harper for a short meeting in Ottawa on ...

Canada Loans Ukraine Another $200M

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.30.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada will provide another low-interest, $200-million loan to Ukraine to help promote economic stability.The government says the loan will c...

It's Time For Canada To Unmask Structural Deep State Crimes

Mark Taliano | Posted 02.24.2015 | Canada Politics
Mark Taliano

The illegal coup in Ukraine that violently overthrew the democratically-elected government of Viktor Yanukovych, another structural deep event -- this one international -- is changing the face of the world. Details of U.S clandestine funding of regime change have been suppressed though not entirely ignored by corporate media. But some core facts about the coup itself have been entirely omitted by North American media.

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...

Canada Sends $22 Million Worth Of Cold Weather Gear To Ukraine

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2015 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canada will send the Ukrainian army more than $22 million worth of cold-weather gear, including jackets and boots, Defence Minister Rob Nicho...

Kissinger on Technology's Role in Disrupting World Order

Diane Francis | Posted 01.01.2015 | Canada
Diane Francis

Henry Kissinger flew into Toronto this week for a conference, and at 91 years of age, demonstrated the mental acuity that earned a front-row seat in foreign policy circles for decades.

Harper Rolls Out Red Carpet For Former Candy Billionaire

CP | Mike Blanchfield, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Ukraine has "crossed the Rubicon" to a new westward-looking future that leaves behind the darkness of its Russian past, President Petro Poros...

NATO Approves Rapid Response Force

CP | John-Thor Dahlburg And Julie Pace, The Associated Press | Posted 11.05.2014 | Canada

NEWPORT, Wales - Seeking to counter Russian aggression, NATO leaders approved plans Friday to create a rapid response force with a headquarters in Eas...

World Will Have To Bail Out Ukraine Again If Fighting Persists: IMF

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.02.2014 | Canada Business

BRUSSELS - The International Monetary Fund says Ukraine will need billions of dollars in additional support if the fighting between the military and R...

Canada Tried To Troll Russia But They Got Something Wrong

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 08.28.2014 | Canada Politics

Staffers with the Canadian delegation to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) think they're SO funny. The delegation put out a cheeky twee...

Canadian Jets Edge Closer To Russian Airspace

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 10.28.2014 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Canadian fighter jets will be patrolling the edge of Russian airspace next week as part of NATO's response to the unravelling situation in Uk...

Billionaires Into The Breach?

Huffington Post Canada | Christian Cotroneo | Posted 08.21.2014 | Canada Business

Some of the world's wealthiest people are seeking an audience with Russian president Vladimir Putin, hoping perhaps that business can succeed where po...

Don't Believe Gloomy Headlines - The Global Economy Is Picking Up

Peter Hall | Posted 10.07.2014 | Canada Business
Peter Hall

We expect developing markets to re-emerge. They've gone quiet in the past couple of years, weary of waiting for the world's large economies to get going again. Their recent record has persuaded pundits to throw them into the 'new normal' soup.

I'm a Feminist But I Will Never Identify With 'Sextremism'

Toula Drimonis | Posted 10.06.2014 | Canada Living
Toula Drimonis

Truth be told, I have so many issues with FEMEN, I wouldn't even know where to begin, but I'll attempt to explain them all here as best as I can. For those who don't know (and there are many of you), FEMEN is a Ukraine-based movement started in 2008 to protest the growing sex industry in the country. The movement soon branched out and began protesting other gender issues, including the perceived oppression of women at the hands of religious institutions.