National Newswatch

History keeps happening. And with each new twist — each new reminder that the world has been knocked off balance since 2016 — Canada’s political leaders are forced to decide how this country should navigate a precarious new reality.

“There are moments in history,” Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland said Monday afternoon as her government announced new measures to respond to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, “when the great struggle between freedom and tyranny comes down to one fight in one place, which is waged for all of humanity.”

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