Highlights / Romania

International, Politics

Canadian fighter jets intercept Russian Su-27 off Romania’s coast

A pair of Canadian CF-18 Hornets had a close but polite encounter in October with a Russian Su-27 Flanker fighter jet in the international airspace off Romania’s Black Sea coast, according to the Canadian military. Canada has dispatched five CF-18 »

International, Society

Canadian fighter jets deploy in Romania for NATO mission

Four Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) CF-18 Hornet fighter jets have arrived in Romania for a four-month deployment under NATO’s enhanced Air Policing mission. The Canadian aircraft and about 135 supporting Canadian Armed Forces personnel will be based at the »

International, Society

Rough and tumble: Rugby Canada vs Ireland, Romania, Samoa

Canada’s senior men’s rugby team faces a stiff challenge on Saturday (Nov 12) as it begins a three match European tour. Canada’s team has pulled its players from all across the country with players from Newfoundland to British Columbia in »

Economy, Environment, International, Politics

Open letter to Canada’s Foreign Minister, MPs about gold mine in Romania

Several high profile environmental and citizen groups have joined activists in Canada and Romania in an open letter to Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird and Members of Parliament to withdraw government support for a gold mine in Romania. The »