Category Archives: Canada

Trump administration shares no blame for downing of Flight PS752, says top Republican

‘There’s no doubt where the blame lies’ – House minority leader Kevin McCarthy The top Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives sidestepped questions today about whether the Trump administration should have warned Canada of its plan to kill a top Iranian general — while insisting the U.S. shares no blame for the deaths of 176 people aboard Ukraine International Airlines

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Western intelligence agencies see no signs Ukraine airliner was shot down – Canadian source

OTTAWA (Reuters) – The initial assessment of Western intelligence agencies is that a Ukrainian airliner which crashed in Iran on Wednesday was not brought down by a missile, said a Canadian security source. The source, who declined to be identified, said the agencies believed the Boeing 737 plane had suffered a technical malfunction. The Ukraine International Airline jet crashed shortly

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63 Canadians Dead in Iran Plane Crash

TORONTO – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed his government will get answers after a Ukrainian passenger jet crashed, killing 63 Canadians, just minutes after taking off from Iran’s capital.                   Trudeau said Wednesday his foreign minister is in touch with the government of Ukraine and his transport minister is reaching out to his international counterparts. Getting answers from Iran might

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IOM: Some 49,000 Ukrainians victims of human trafficking over past three years

22:40, 02 December 2019 UKRAINE About 94% of affected Ukrainians are those who suffered from labor exploitation. Over the last three years about 49,000 Ukrainians could have suffered from human trafficking, according to the International Organization for Migration. The vast majority (94%) of the victims suffered from labor exploitation. Over a half (65%) of the victims identified by the IOM

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A Univeristy of Alberta lecturer called the Holodomor a ‘myth.’ Ukrainian Canadian students want him fired

EDMONTON—Ukrainian Canadian students across Canada are demanding that the University of Alberta fire a lecturer who called the Holodomor genocide a “myth.” Holodomor — Ukrainian for “death by hunger” — was a yearlong, famine-genocide in Soviet Ukraine in 1932. It is estimated that between three million to 12 million Ukrainians lost their lives. Apart from Canada, the genocide is recognized

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What can Ukraine expect from Canada’s federal election?

EDMONTON, Canada — As Canadians head to the polls on Oct. 21, the Ukrainian government may be wondering how a potential change in leadership could alter relations with Kyiv’s closest overseas ally.   Among the numerous parties represented on ballots across the country, there are six with enough legitimacy and reach to take part in nationally televised debates, and only three —

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Canada’s Green Party admits editing photo of leader holding disposable cup

Now you see it, now you don’t. The Green Party in Canada has admitted to using an image on their website of leader Elizabeth May drinking out of a reusable cup with a metal straw that actually was doctored with Photoshop. The image, which originally showed May using a disposable cup, was altered to use a different cup that displayed

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Zelensky contacts Trudeau, Tusk, discusses Russia’s return to G7

23:15, 22 August 2019 The Ukrainian leader sent a message to all G7 leaders, asking them to continue supporting his country The unacceptability of Russia’s return to G7 became the central topic discussed by Volodymyr Zelensky, Donald Tusk and Justin Trudeau. August 22, the Ukrainian leader contacted the officials and brought the issue up, as his press office reported. Tusk

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Zelensky, Trudeau discuss Russia over phone

23:10, 22 August 2019 The Ukrainian president emphasized that Russia should be forced to fulfill its obligations. President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky during a telephone conversation on Thursday thanked Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for his willingness to adhere to the principled position of non-acceptance of Russia’s possible return to the Group of Seven. The president thanked Canada for its

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