A Canadian freelance photojournalist who was killed during an airstrike in Syria on Sunday is being remembered for his passion and devotion to bringing awareness to the conflict in the war-torn country.
International Trade Minister Ed Fast says his job "isn't simply to promote the narrow interests of the auto sector," in response to concerns from automakers that a pending free trade deal with South Korea will squeeze their already troubled industry.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper departed Sunday for South Korea, where he is widely expected to complete another long round of free-trade negotiations that his critics were denouncing as secretive and potentially bad for Canadian workers.
When it comes to job creation in Canada, there's Alberta and then there's everybody else. The latest employment data for February showed that the oil-rich western province created an impressive 18,800 jobs, largely in construction, mining and oil and gas.
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday defended the separatist drive in the disputed Crimean Peninsula as in keeping with international law, but Ukraine's prime minister vowed not to relinquish "a single centimetre" of his country's territory.