Free media is seen as a threat in Russia

The September 26 edition of The Current with Anna Maria Tremonti was featuring a story of the creation of a new documentary as well as a multimedia art exhibit entitled Anthropocene. Canadian artists were traveling across…

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Canada’s way to defend its electoral system
Elections Canada polling station 2015 (Ishmael N. Daro/Flickr)

Canada’s way to defend its electoral system

Against a potential Russian meddling On September 25, 2018, during a panel discussion at the U.S. Council on Foreign Relations in New York, Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau denied direct Russian interference in the 2015 Canadian…

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Ukrainian Canadian community pushes for additional sanctions against Russia
On June 3, 2018 in Munich on Marien Platz, the central square of the Bavarian capital, an action was held in support of the Ukrainian director Oleg Sentsov (Wavepainter/Wikimedia Commons)

Ukrainian Canadian community pushes for additional sanctions against Russia

Canada, “which aspires to leadership in supporting human rights around the world,” is called upon to act On September 18, 2018, Ihor Michalchyshyn, on behalf of the Ukrainian Canadian Congress, addressed a letter to members…

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Canadian top military official defines who the Russians are in the Arctic
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Canadian top military official defines who the Russians are in the Arctic

Canadian Parliament explores Canada’s sovereignty in the region On September 19, 2018, in the course of a meeting of the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development of the House of Commons, Maj.-Gen. William…

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Canadian diplomat acts in favour of Russian culture and language in Ukraine
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Canadian diplomat acts in favour of Russian culture and language in Ukraine

Culture with no barriers On September 19, 2018, Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk strongly criticized a ban on Russian-language cultural products introduced in Lviv by the regional council the day earlier.“As a diasporic native…

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Previously manufactured in Canada, Russian tractors are moving back to Russia
Putin visited Rostselmash factory on February 1, 2018 (Kremlin.ru)

Previously manufactured in Canada, Russian tractors are moving back to Russia

Production in Russia is cheaper In Rostov-on-Don, Russia, Rostselmash is launching localization of their four-wheel drive tractors which are currently manufactured in Winnipeg, Manitoba.The core manufacturing site of Rostselmash plans to establish production of their Canadian Versatile 4WD…

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Canada’s support to the allegedly poisoned Russian-Canadian Pussy Riot activist
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Canada’s support to the allegedly poisoned Russian-Canadian Pussy Riot activist

Canadian officials are following Pyotr Verzilov’s treatment with very close interest On September 18, 2018, German doctors from Berlin's Charité Hospital informed public in general and the Canadian Embassy in Germany in particular about the…

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RUSADA reinstatement: will it happen in the coming days?
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RUSADA reinstatement: will it happen in the coming days?

A compromise or a scandal within WADA Canadian Olympic champion Beckie Scott, Chair of the World Anti-Doping Agency’s athlete commission, resigned from the WADA Compliance Review Committee on September 15, 2018, following a media release…

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Canada needs a northern immigration strategy

By IRVIN STUDIN, president of the Institute for 21st Century Questions Canada’s modern approach to immigration makes two capital mistakes. First, it presumes that immigration this century remains primarily a “southern” Canadian phenomenon — that…

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