Posts tagged as Canada

Canada and Baltic states to hold yearly meetings, coordinate Belarus support

Monday, October 19, 2020

The foreign ministers of Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Canada have agreed to hold annual meetings to build stronger ties. “You will see more and more of Canada in the Baltics,” Canadian Foreign Minister Francois Philippe Champagne told reporters in the Lithuanian capital. In the statement, they also expressed support for Belarusian civil society and the Coordinating Council led by Tikhanovskaya. The ministers also agreed to coordinate support for the civil…

Arrivals in Lithuania require self-isolation

Monday, September 7, 2020

Lithuania’s Health Ministry has updated its list of coronavirus-affected countries. As of Monday, people arriving from Norway, Hungary, and Canada will be required to self-isolate. The number of cases in these countries over the past two weeks has exceeded the 16 per 100,000 threshold but did not go above 25, meaning that people travelling will need to self-isolate upon arrival for two weeks, but will not need to have a…

Printful to open a production center in Canada

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The owner of print-products manufacturer “Prinful Latvia” is building a production and supply center in the Canadian city of Mississauga, near Toronto, the company reported on May 26. This is the first  Printful   production center in Canada and the seventh in the world.  It will work alongside production facilities in the US, Mexico, Spain and Latvia. The initial investment is EUR 1.8 million. “Printful already has a large customer base…

Coronavirus strikes Latvia

By Vairis Godmanis on Thursday, April 30, 2020

The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the NATO combat group in Latvia has increased dramatically. The first case of coronavirus infection of NATO troops in Latvia became known a month ago – on March 25. On March 31, Commander of the National Armed Forces of Latvia Leonīds Kalniņš, reported that two Latvian servicemen were infected with a new coronavirus. The Commander went into isolation, ceasing to inform society…

Latvia and Canada share the same vision on transatlantic security and global challenges

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

On December 3, the President of Latvia met with the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau in London where both leaders were attending the Meeting of NATO Heads of State and Government, which takes place in the capital of the UK on 3-4 December. During the meeting, President Levits thanked the Prime Minister Trudeau for Canada’s contribution to security of Latvia, Baltics and the whole Europe. Canada, which is the…

Canada’s Governor General Julie Payette is visiting KTU next week

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Next Tuesday, November 26 Kaunas University of Technology (KTU) will host an extraordinary event – a meeting with Canada’s 29th governor general, Her Excellency Julie Payette. Before becoming Governor General, Julie Payette was an astronaut, engineer, scientific broadcaster and corporate director. During the meeting at KTU Santaka Valley, the University’s community will have a chance to discuss science and education issues with the HE Governor General of Canada. Commander-in-Chief of…

Ukraine’s defense minister to meet with Stoltenberg, defense chiefs of UK, Canada, Lithuania, Poland and US

Thursday, October 24, 2019

A delegation of the Defense Ministry of Ukraine led by Minister of Defense Andriy Zahorodniuk is on a working visit to the headquarters of NATO. According to the ministry’s Facebook, Zahorodniuk is hold meetings with the counterparts from Great Britain, Canada, Lithuania, Poland and United States in a QUINT format two days long. The delegation will take part in the NATO sitting between the defense ministries of the states-contributors of…

Lithuania vs. Canada: Odds, Time, Live Stream for 2019 FIBA World Cup

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Group H of this year’s FIBA World Cup features two top-level teams—Lithuania and Australia. On Thursday, those two teams will face off in the biggest matchup for the group during pool play. However, each will play another game before that contest, likely with both improving to 2-0 before going head-to-head. After opening World Cup play with a dominant win over Senegal, Lithuania will play Canada on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Australia will…

U.S. will not end North Korea sanctions until ‘denuclearization’: Pompeo

Monday, September 24, 2018

Top U.S. diplomat Mike Pompeo said Sunday that economic sanctions on North Korea won’t be reduced until it completes “denuclearization” after leader Kim Jong Un offered to close the North’s main nuclear site in exchange for U.S. concessions. Kim said last week at a summit with South Korea’s president that he was willing to dismantle the Nyongbyon nuclear complex in the presence of outside inspectors if the U.S. takes unspecified…

At least four killed in Canada shooting, people told to stay indoors

Saturday, August 11, 2018

At least four people were killed in a shooting in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, police said on Friday. The Fredericton police said in a post on Twitter the incident was ongoing and there were multiple fatalities. The police urged people to stay inside and lock doors. In 2014, another mass shooting in New Brunswick led to the deaths of three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers and the wounding of two…