By Fran Katigbak
Looking for a quick way to ease congestion at the Port of Manila? An environmental group has proposed a solution: Send back to Canada 50 freight containers of toxic waste shipped by an Ontario-based company to its consignee in Valenzuela City last year.
Russian diners won’t be able to find creamy Dutch cheeses or juicy Polish apples in the grocery store or cook up chicken from the United States. That’s all the result of a Russian ban on most food imports from the West.
Canada’s prime minister on Tuesday announced more sanctions against Russia, after the EU and US rolled new measures targeting Russia’s economy for its support for rebels in Ukraine.
Two US F16 fighter jets escorted a Panama-City bound plane back to Toronto on Friday after a passenger threatened the aircraft.
A Canadian family of four were among the victims of Thursday’s Air Algerie plane crash in Mali near the Burkina Faso border that killed 116 people, local media said.