russia-ukraine conflict

Russia Halts Wartime Deal Allowing Ukraine to Ship Grain

Jul 17, 2023 | 5:13am

Russia halted a breakthrough wartime deal on Monday that allows grain to flow from Ukraine to countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia where hunger is a growing threat and high food prices have pushed more people into poverty. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russia would suspend the Black Sea Grain Initiative until its […]

Canola and wheat futures showed upward movement this week

May 5, 2023 | 2:22pm

Grain markets this week performed better than expected. P.I. Financial Commodity Futures Advisor Adam Pukalo says the Canola July contract was as low as 693.10 on Monday, but rebounded to around 735, while the July Minneapolis wheat contract was up by 30 cents a bushel to 8.28 for the week. Pukalo said one of the […]

Hope and Resilience Mark the First Anniversary of War in Ukraine

Feb 24, 2023 | 12:02pm

It’s been one year since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine began. In that year more than 8 million Ukrainians have fled their country becoming refugees; according to U.N. data. More than 5.3 million others are thought to be displaced within Ukraine. Here at home Elena Krueger – the president of the Ukrainian canadian Congress of Saskatchewan […]

Woman who was known as ‘napalm girl’ helping Ukrainians settle in Canada

Aug 3, 2022 | 9:03am

Tears streamed down Kim Phuc Phan Thi’s face as she stood at the entrance to a plane set to carry Ukrainian newcomers from Poland to Regina last month. The aircraft was emblazoned with a famous black and white photo of Phan Thi as a nine-year-old child – an image that made her known as the […]

U of R hosts ‘one-stop shop’ for Ukrainians to start new life

Jul 7, 2022 | 1:40pm

The University of Regina has been transformed into a ‘one-stop shop’ for the Ukrainians who have arrived in Saskatchewan. Those fleeing the war-torn country will be meeting with service providers and getting information on services like health cards, SIN numbers, driver’s licenses, housing, school, and employment opportunities. One of those Ukrainians is Olga Machuga, who […]