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International, Politics

Diplomatic Dispatch Podcast – Episode 5: A Marshall Plan for the 21st century

Welcome to Diplomatic Dispatch, a new podcast series by Radio Canada International. My goal is to bring you insights into Canada’s foreign, defence and development policy. I’ll discuss Canada’s global role through interviews with policy makers, former and serving diplomats» 

International, Society

Trudeau announces financial aid for families struck by Flight PS752

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says the federal government will give the families of individuals killed in the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 financial compensation to help them get through the immediate future. Each family, Trudeau said, will receive» 

International

Flight PS752 victims’ countries put Iran on notice

Canada and four other countries who lost citizens when Iran mistakenly shot down Ukrainian International Airlines Flight PS752 last week minutes after it took off from Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport are demanding compensation from Iran for the families of» 

International, Society

Alleged neo-Nazi Patrik Mathews behind bars in the U.S.

The investigations into his alleged neo-Nazi ties with a group called The Base began shortly before the RCMP raided his home near Winnipeg last summer. The problem for Master Cpl. Patrik Mathews was that he also had ties to the» 

Economy, Environment, International, Internet, Science and Technology

Safer eco-friendly and more efficient fire suppressant foam?

As wildfires cause massive destruction in Australia, a couple of Canadians think their product could be of great assistance in quelling those fires. Not only helpful, but safe for the environment afterward Quincy Emmons and Zackery Hodgen, former firefighters themselves» 

International

U.S. indicts two Canadian residents in alleged Pakistani weapons network

Two men from Mississauga, Ontario have been indicted in the United States for allegedly being part of a network exporting aircraft parts and satellite communications equipment to support Pakistan’s nuclear program. Father and son Muhammad Ahsan Wali, 48, and Haji» 

International, Politics

Diplomatic Dispatch Podcast – Episode 4: The Trump challenge

Welcome to Diplomatic Dispatch, a new podcast series by Radio Canada International. My goal is to bring you insights into Canada’s foreign, defence and development policy. I’ll discuss Canada’s global role through interviews with policy makers, former and serving diplomats» 

Environment, Indigenous, International

More bison return to traditional prairie lands

Once they were estimated at numbering anywhere from 30-60 million and roamed North America’s western prairies in vast herds numbering tens of thousands. After almost being wiped out by overhunting, mass slaughter, disease and drought in the 1800’s, there are» 

International, Society

Canada continues to grapple with Flight PS752 aftermath

As reports continue to surface about families meeting resistance in Iran as they attempt to reclaim the remains of loved ones lost in last week’s shooting down of Flight PS752, the Ukraine International Airlines jet brought down from the sky» 

Health, International, Society

B.C. judge rules boys must be vaccinated, against their mother’s wishes

A judge in British Columbia has ruled in favour of a father who wanted his two young sons vaccinated, against the wishes of the children’s mother. The case went to provincial court in the southern interior town of Salmon Arm»