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Fines issued after plane with Russian nationals on board grounded in Yellowknife

Fines issued after plane with Russian nationals on board grounded in Yellowknife

YELLOWKNIFE — Transport Canada says a plane carrying two Russian nationals that was grounded in Yellowknife last week broke airspace restrictions.
Arctic co-operation and study must continue despite invasion of Ukraine: U.S. envoy

Arctic co-operation and study must continue despite invasion of Ukraine: U.S. envoy

A top United States government official says there are plenty of issues to keep like-minded Arctic nations together after Russia's invasion of Ukraine forced seven of them to pause their participation in the international body that looks after the re
Tamara Lich, the 'spark that lit' the convoy protest in Ottawa, gets bail

Tamara Lich, the 'spark that lit' the convoy protest in Ottawa, gets bail

OTTAWA — Convoy organizer Tamara Lich was bombarded with hugs and well wishes from supporters Monday as she walked out of the Ottawa courthouse free on bail after spending 18 days behind bars.
Canada takes direction from Putin rival to sanction 10 more Russians over Ukraine

Canada takes direction from Putin rival to sanction 10 more Russians over Ukraine

LONDON — Canada poked Russia in the eye on Monday by sanctioning 10 people identified by Vladimir Putin's top domestic opponent as the federal government works with allies to hammer Russia's economy in response to that country's invasion of Ukraine.
Alberta to reduce gasoline tax, offer $150 rebate on electricity bills

Alberta to reduce gasoline tax, offer $150 rebate on electricity bills

EDMONTON — Alberta plans to temporarily end its tax on gas at the pump and to rebate some electricity costs to help consumers pummelled by high energy prices.
Trudeau opens door to more military spending in response to Russian invasion

Trudeau opens door to more military spending in response to Russian invasion

OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau opened the door on Monday to spending more on Canada’s military, but stopped short of any firm commitments even as Germany and other allies rush to shore up their defence budgets following Russia’s invasion of U
Muslim groups ask feds to intervene on behalf of Egyptian refugees in Vancouver

Muslim groups ask feds to intervene on behalf of Egyptian refugees in Vancouver

OTTAWA — Dozens of Muslim Canadian organizations are urging the prime minister, public safety minister and president of the Canada Border Services Agency to intervene on behalf of Egyptian refugee claimants in Vancouver.
First Mounties to respond to N.S. mass shooting willing to testify at inquiry

First Mounties to respond to N.S. mass shooting willing to testify at inquiry

HALIFAX — The first three Mounties to respond to the 2020 Nova Scotia mass shooting told a public inquiry last year they'd be willing to testify, though lawyers for the RCMP have recently resisted having them take the stand. Const.
Canada planning for global food emergency, as Ukraine attack risks wheat supply

Canada planning for global food emergency, as Ukraine attack risks wheat supply

OTTAWA — Russia's invasion of Ukraine has sparked major disruptions to a United Nations program that helps prevent hunger around the world, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Monday during a trip to Europe aimed at working with allies to respond to

A look at Canada's sanctions and other actions against Russia

Canada has toughened sanctions against Russia following Moscow's attack on neighbouring Ukraine.