Canada Announces More Sanctions Against Russia, Cancels Export Permits

Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, with Minister of Foreign Affairs Melanie Joly, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland, and Minister of National Defence Anita Anand, attends a news conference in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada February 24, 2022. REUTERS/Blair Gable

Canada announced more sanctions against Russia on Thursday, targeting 62 individuals and entities, including members of the elite and major banks, and cancelled all export permits following Russia’s attack on Ukraine.

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SOURCE: Reuters – Reporting by Steve Scherer in Ottawa and Ismail Shakil in Bengaluru; editing by Grant McCool