Trudeau talks Nagorno-Karabakh war with Armenian, Turkish leaders, calls for dialogue

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today he spoke with his Armenian counterpart Nikol Pashinyan this morning to express Canada's concerns about the war in Nagorno-Karabakh between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces that has raged on…

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Foreign Minister Champagne meets Belarus’s exiled opposition leader in Lithuania

As he continues a European tour, Canada's top diplomat has met in Lithuania with the exiled opposition leader of Belarus. Foreign Affairs Minister Francois-Philippe Champagne met today with Svetlana Tikhanovskaya, who fled…

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New COVID rent relief program won’t help struggling businesses until next month, group says

The federal government is prepared to offer small businesses rent and mortgage relief for October — but that money won't actually get into the hands of business owners until November,…

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Champagne discusses fighting in Nagorno-Karabakh with counterparts in Vienna

Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne was in Vienna today for meetings with officials of various international organizations and Austrian leaders to talk about flashpoints in Europe and Azerbaijan. Champagne arrived in Austria from Greece as part…

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COVID-19 is changing the way men and women split the risk in the workplace

In Canada, the most dangerous occupations — from logging and fishing to farming and construction — have always been, and remain, male-dominated. Female roofers, truck drivers, ironworkers and miners exist, of course, but they're still rare. Women are over-represented…

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