The National Ballet prepares for its first tour of Russia

The National Ballet prepares for its first tour of Russia

National Ballet of Canada artistic director Karen Kain says she believes the company’s upcoming tour of Russia will show how art can “transcend politics.” The tour will visit Moscow and St. Petersburg from Oct. 15 – 19.
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Trudeau claims Tories ‘spreading falsehoods’ on immigration

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Trudeau says a less partisan Senate is good for democracy

Trudeau says a less partisan Senate is good for democracy

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Scheer calls Trudeau’s China policy ‘naive’ after detentions

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Trudeau, Scheer bid farewell to Centre Block of Parliament

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Freeland says second Canadian missing in China after Meng arrest

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Horwath calls for review of Ford’s alleged ‘pimped out ride’

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