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‘Heartbreaking decisions’ had to be made in Canada’s response to Ukraine:...

By Laura Osman and James McCarten Canada has had to make "heartbreaking decisions'' when confronted with images of bombed hospitals and schools in Ukraine, civilian...

Non citizens of Ukraine don’t qualify for temporary refuge from war...

Ottawa (The Canadian Press) Masouma Tajik fled Taliban rule in Afghanistan in August, leaving her life and family behind at only 22 years old,...

Canada’s Ukraine refugee plan praised, but questions raised about other war...

By Laura Osman The Canadian Press Ottawa: Canada's decision to welcome an unlimited number of Ukrainians to Canada on a temporary basis marks a positive and...

Trudeau calls for stop to attacks on nuclear plant in Ukraine

By Mike Blanchfield Ottawa: Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is condemning attacks on a major nuclear power plant in Ukraine. Trudeau said late Thursday that he had...

US, Britain and EU kick Russian banks off Swift system

The US, Britain, Europe and Canada on Saturday moved to block 'certain' Russian banks from accessing the Swift international payment system as part of...

Over 130,000 Russian troops now staged outside Ukraine, says US

Washington: Some airlines cancelled flights to the Ukrainian capital and troops there unloaded fresh shipments of weapons from NATO members Sunday, as its president...

In omicron free New Zealand, Christmas without restrictions

Wellington, New Zealand (AP): New Zealanders celebrated Christmas on Saturday in the warmth of mid-summer with few restrictions, in one of the few countries...

COVID-19 has been a lesson in Greek letters, one variant at...

Vancouver: The Greek alphabet arrived on the global stage and into everyday lexicon riding on waves of the novel coronavirus as the World Health...

Canada earmarks 20 per cent of climate funding to address biodiversity...

Glasgow (The Canadian Press) Canada's Environment Minister says the federal government will allocate at least 20 per cent of its $5.3 billion international climate...

Canadian special forces operating outside Kabul airport to help evacuees: officials

Ottawa: The military's special forces are operating outside the closed confines of Kabul's chaotic airport to get people on flights out of Afghanistan, Canadian...

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