Atlantic fishers are feeling the pinch as Japan brings in cheap Russian product rather than Canadian snow crabs, with federal ministers and provincial premiers saying they are raising the issue with Japanese officials.
A G7 meeting over the weekend is being criticized by environmental advocates for not reflecting the urgency of the climate crisis, but a close look at the meeting reveals an emerging strategy for how Canada plans to advance its interests this year.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced more money for Ukraine on Tuesday, June 28, 2022, — including a $200-million loan through the International Monetary Fund — at the end of the Group of Seven leaders' summit in Germany.
Canada pledged $50 million to prevent Ukrainian grain from going to waste on Sunday as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committed to work with G7 nations on further measures to halt the famine caused by the Russian invasion of the embattled country.
Federal Environment Minister Steven Guilbeault said on Thursday, May 26, 2022, he's "very optimistic" this week's meeting of G7 climate and energy ministers will produce a consensus to gradually phase out the use of coal.