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      US and Canadian festivals team up for a month of virtual world music shows
      Aug29

      US and Canadian festivals team up for a month of virtual world music shows

      When festivals wish to bring in international artists, their task is facilitated and the tour costs are reduced if they can book the same artists, especially if the dates and locations of the shows are close enough. This collaborative practise, called “group booking”, has been used over the last decades by over 15 North American world music...

      Families of victims of downed Ukrainian flight accuse ICAO of double standards
      Jun26

      Families of victims of downed Ukrainian flight accuse ICAO of double standards

      The families of those killed on Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 are expressing their frustration with the inability of the UN aviation agency to condemn the downing of the passenger jet by Iran’s the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps. Fifty-five Canadian citizens and 30 permanent residents of Canada were among the 176 people...

      Canada ‘defers’ mission to the waters off North Korea
      May11

      Canada ‘defers’ mission to the waters off North Korea

      As the Canadian Armed Forces continue to regroup and revamp in the shadow of COVID-19, the Canadian military has announced it is postponing the deployment of a warship and surveillance aircraft to help enforce United Nations’ sanctions against North Korea. The Halifax-class frigate HMCS Calgary and a CP-140 Aurora patrol plane were...

      Canadian Forces reacting to COVID-19
      Mar26

      Canadian Forces reacting to COVID-19

      CF personnel in Canada and abroad remain uncertain about future movements Canada’s military is being affected in unusual ways by the pandemic. Spring is the season when thousands of personnel get orders for transfers (postings) to new bases and assignments across the country. Defence Chief General Jonathan Vance has ordered a pause to all...

      Russia fires back at ‘illegal’ and ‘futile’ Canadian sanctions
      Jan30

      Russia fires back at ‘illegal’ and ‘futile’ Canadian sanctions

      Russia’s embassy in Canada lashed out Wednesday at new Canadian sanctions against six Russian officials in Crimea over their involvement in the September 2019 local elections in the Russian-controlled Black Sea peninsula that was part of Ukraine before Moscow annexed it in 2014. Foreign Affairs Minister François-Phillippe Champagne said...

      Canada sanctions 6 Russians over Crimea elections
      Jan30

      Canada sanctions 6 Russians over Crimea elections

      Canada joined the United States and the European Union in imposing sanction on six Russian officials in Crimea over their involvement in local elections last fall in the Russian-controlled Black Sea peninsula that was part of Ukraine before Russia annexed it in 2014. “Canada’s support for Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial...

      Iran approves 2 visas as Canada seeks more access to investigation
      Jan11

      Iran approves 2 visas as Canada seeks more access to investigation

      Iranian authorities have approved two visas for Canadian diplomats and air crash investigators standing by in Ankara, as they wait for Iran’s permission to travel to Tehran following Wednesday’s deadly Ukraine International Airlines crash that killed 63 Canadians, Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne said Friday....

      Canada presses Iran to grant access to Ukrainian jet crash investigation
      Jan09

      Canada presses Iran to grant access to Ukrainian jet crash investigation

      Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne spoke to his Iranian counterpart late last night, pressing him to grant Canadian officials immediate access to the site of the fatal Ukraine International Airlines plane crash that killed all 176 people aboard, including at least 63 Canadians. Most of the passengers on the Kyiv-bound...

      138 passengers on Ukrainian flight that crashed in Iran were headed for Canada
      Jan09

      138 passengers on Ukrainian flight that crashed in Iran were headed for Canada

      Most of the passengers on a doomed Ukrainian flight from Tehran to Kyiv that crashed on the outskirts of the Iranian capital shortly after takeoff early Wednesday morning, killing all 176 people on board, were heading to Canada, says Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Millions of Canadians were shocked and saddened by the news of the fatal air crash,...

       The Canadian who exposed the Holodomor
      Dec02

       The Canadian who exposed the Holodomor

      Holodomor- derivation of “moryty holodom”” to kill by starvation Rhea Clyman was her name, a ground breaking woman in so many historic ways, yet few have heard of her, few remember.. Self-taught and absolutely daring, this young Canadian woman from a poverty stricken background, became a foreign news correspondent at a time when such a thing for...