In an expected move, Baird today announced that Canada will suspend most sanctions on Burma. Canada follows other countries like US, UK, Norway who have done the same. Imports, exports and financial transactions are allowed but the embargo on arms still remains. Most companies have done the same and we need to keep the embargo [...]
I did a blog few days back comparing the cost of Grekko baby stroller in Canada and US and for those who found that interesting, here is something I saw on media today.
OTTAWA – Canada’s retailers are blaming their suppliers for the large gap that still exists between their prices and identical goods for sale [...]
Results are starting to come in Alberta #abvote , its a Tory majority.
For once Liberals, Progressive Conservatives, Dippers, Greens , Rhino’s and everyone else are happy with the victory of the Progressive Conservatives in Alberta, well technically the defeat of Wildrose party.
Once again pollsters were way off the mark…those hundreds of champagne bottles that Wildrose [...]
Canadian Friends of Burma (CFOB), policy session April 27, 2012- Ottawa.
Yeah, that’s right. We, at CFOB are conducting a one day policy consultation session to engage both the public and Burma analysts towards developing our policy on Canada-Burma relations. A lot has changed in the past two years that has surprised even the biggest cynics, [...]
We are stroller shopping and looking at a whole range of strollers. Our daughter was born in October, but we didn’t rush into buying a stroller.We got a snap n go that served the purpose, especially considering we were going into winter.Now that Spring is here, we are looking at options and we have settled [...]
Trillium gift of life network has launched the Gift of 8 Movement with Deb Matthews, Minister of Health and Long-Term Care. Most Canadians are compassionate to agree with organ donation, very few actually take the effort to sign up for it. The biggest misconception is that if you sign your donor card, that takes care [...]
News about Burma is good. Good news about Burma is great. Here is a small compilation of recent news articles of Burma in Canadian media. For more visit our website www.cfob.org
CBC: Burma sanctions under review, Baird says
Canada.com: Baird signals possible change to Burma sanctions
Toronto Star: Why Canada is cosying up to Burma