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International, Politics

Canada sanctions Russian, South Sudanese and Venezuelan officials under new Magnitsky Act

Less than three weeks after Canada became the fourth country in the world to adopt its version of the Magnitsky Act, Ottawa unveiled a new sanction list targeting 52 individuals in Russia, South Sudan and Venezuela suspected of corruption and» 

International, Politics

Whistleblower’s widow and son thank Canada for standing up to global corruption

The family of a Russian corruption whistleblower whose death in a notorious Moscow prison has come to symbolize the growing chasm between the West and the Kremlin says it wanted to come to Canada to thank Canadians for pushing ahead» 

International, Politics

Russia warns Canada over ‘blatantly unfriendly’ Magnitsky Act

The Kremlin fired a diplomatic shot across Ottawa’s bow Thursday, warning that the adoption of a Canadian version of a U.S. law that imposes financial sanctions and travel bans on high-ranking Russian officials will cause serious damage in relations between»