As Russia launched into war with Ukraine, here’s who Canada’s ambassador was meeting behind the scenes

During the first two months of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Canada’s ambassador in Moscow dined with top diplomats, gathered intel from local sources and hosted allies at the embassy. Nearly 100 pages of documents obtained by the Star through an access-to-information request paint a partial picture of ambassador Alison LeClaire’s travel and networking schedule for … Read more

Canada’s Twitter battle with Russia marks a new kind of diplomatic push

OTTAWA — Canada may have no weapons left on its shelves to give Ukraine, but the federal government is making clear it can still fight with words. Both publicly and behind the scenes, Ottawa is amping up efforts to get more countries to marginalize Russia for its invasion of Ukraine, a military offensive that’s now … Read more