Canada tightened sanctions against Russia

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced the imposition of economic and visa sanctions against 37 citizens of Russia and Ukraine, as well as 17 Russian and Ukrainian organizations. Harper's statement reads in part: “Canada's position remains clear - we recognize sovereignty and ...

A school bus got into an accident in Canada: 1 dead, 15 injured

One person was killed and 15 injured in the collision of a school bus with a truck in the Canadian province of Alberta in the west of the country. As reported by the CBC channel with reference to the local police, the incident took place on Monday morning north of the town of Grimshaw. ...

Canada will grant citizenship to foreigners investing in the economy

The government of Canada has launched a pilot program that provides citizenship to foreigners in exchange for multi-million dollar investments in the national economy. This was announced on Tuesday by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Chris Alexander. “This pilot program is designed to attract immigrant investors who can ...

Two brothers accused of terrorism arrested in Canada

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) said in a statement that 24-year-old twin brothers Ashton Carlton Larmond and Carlos Larmond were arrested Friday after a criminal investigation was conducted by national security authorities. Ashton Carlton has been charged with "aiding terrorist activities" and ...

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