National Newswatch

Putin allies accuse Canada of interfering with Russia’s gay marriage vote

Jun 30 2020 — Chris Brown — Prominent Russians with close ties to the Putin government are accusing Canada of interfering in that country’s constitutional vote on gay marriage by opposing a ban. Russians have been voting for the past week on a series of constitutional amendments, the most significant of which would effectively allow President Vladimir Putin to continue in the […]

Drones have regulators, hobbyists on collision course

May 19 2014 — Chris Brown — As drones get better and cheaper they’re becoming a more common sight in the sky, but they’re also presenting Canadian aviation officials with their biggest challenge in generations. “The technology at this point is surpassing the legislation,” says Lee Mauro, who practices aviation law with the Vancouver firm Harper Grey. “It’s moving at a pace […]