Where Canada stands if the global economy weakens

Where Canada stands if the global economy weakens

The latest forecast for the global economy shows a grim outlook of the world torn by the COVID-19 pandemic and Russia’s war against Ukraine. Almost all countries are expected to experience slower growth in 2022-23 due to the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, according to a recent report by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). … Read more

Canadians stranded in Cancun as Sunwing Airlines faces delays

Canadians stranded in Cancun as Sunwing Airlines faces delays

A Canadian who has been stranded in Cancun for over 24 hours after her Sunwing Airlines flight to Toronto on Sunday was delayed due to technical issues, says the lack of communication has been frustrating. Shabana Sultani told CTV’s Your Morning that passengers are running out of medications and supplies at Cancun International Airport, and … Read more

Ukraine: Refugee family faces Canadian immigration backlogs

Ukraine: Refugee family faces Canadian immigration backlogs

TORONTO — Mina Melad Gerges Makar and his family had to leave Canada for Ukraine after his immigration application was rejected in January. But a month later, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine forced the Makars to flee to Switzerland. Now, he’s hoping to return to Canada and his lawyer believes the Makars have a “strong case” … Read more

Trudeau: Putin ‘systematically targeting civilians’

Trudeau: Putin ‘systematically targeting civilians’

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Sunday that Canada is helping to investigate war crimes in Ukraine, suggesting that Russian President Vladimir Putin is targeting civilians on purpose as his forces continue to attack the neighboring country. Appearing on CNN’s “State of the Union”, Trudeau said that the images coming out of towns like Bucha are … Read more

‘The Little Book:’ Canadian children’s book republished for charity

‘The Little Book:’ Canadian children’s book republished for charity

More than 80 years after it was first published, a school reader intended for the children of Ukrainian immigrants to Canada is finding a new place on bookshelves. “The Little Book” is making a big impact, republished as a fundraising effort to aid the people of Ukraine. It starts with the ABCs in Cyrillic, then … Read more

Canadian counts time spent with Ukraine army

Canadian counts time spent with Ukraine army

TORONTO — Just a few weeks ago Maksym Sliepukhov was taking cover in a Ukrainian forest after Russian missiles hit the army base where he and fellow international volunteers had been training for combat. It was a world away from his job as a warehouse logistics manager in Toronto — a post he quit so … Read more