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Canadian equipment could fall into wrong hands in Ukraine

There appear to be no safeguards preventing Canadian military equipment sent to Ukraine from ending up in the hands of extreme right-wing paramilitary units or being sold on the black market. 861 more words


WATCH: John Baird addresses UN Security council on Iraq crisis

OTTAWA – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird addressed the United Nations Security Council on the ongoing crisis in Iraq Friday.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry invited Baird to address the meeting of the UN’s most powerful body. 112 more words


Baird doesn't share Kerry's view on Iran role

OTTAWA – American praise for Canada as one of its strongest allies in the fight against militants in Iraq and Syria wasn’t enough to conceal sharp differences Friday over the role of Iran in potentially helping the cause. 770 more words


Canada welcomes Scottish result: Baird

OTTAWA – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada welcomes the results of Scotland’s referendum in which voters chose to remain in the United Kingdom. 113 more words


Harper’s double standards on Palestine and Ukraine: Not all child casualties of war are innocent

ANDREW MITROVICA* on Harper’s perverse provision of militarized “aid” to the Kiev junta, the murky role of the billionaire owner of a pharmaceutical company (Eugene Melnyk, BIOVAIL) who’s also the chairman of the Campaign Advisory Committee for “United with Ukraine” … and the wounded children of Gaza. 1,651 more words


'Ukraine most Canadian nation': Quotes from Ukraine president

WATCH: Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko praised Canada for its unwavering support for his country during a speech on Parliament Hill Wednesday.

TORONTO – In a heartfelt address to Parliament in Ottawa, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko thanked Canada for its unwavering support for his country. 316 more words