Ottawa announces start of public consultation on Lac-Megantic bypass construction project

A man walks down the tracks in downtown of Lac-Megantic, Que Tuesday, June 10, 2014, where an oil-filled train screeched off the tracks and exploded killing 47 people. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson) A man walks down the tracks in downtown of Lac-Megantic, Que Tuesday, June 10, 2014, where an oil-filled train screeched off the tracks and exploded killing 47 people. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson)

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Canada imposes additional sanctions on Russian oligarchs, bans some luxury goods trade

Canada said on Friday it was imposing additional sanctions on Russian oligarchs and banning the import and export of targeted luxury goods from Russia in response to Moscow's invasion of Ukraine. The new measures would put restrictions on 14 individuals including Russian oligarchs, their family members, and close associates of Vladimir Putin, according to an official statement.