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On August 2, 2022, Canada announced additional amendments to its sanctions measures imposed against Russia. These amendments have designated an additional forty-three individuals under Schedule 1, which include some individuals identified by the Government of Canada “as military officials involved in the Bucha massacre”. As well, Canada designated an additional seventeen defence sector entities considered by the Government of Canada to be directly or indirectly supporting the Russian military. Please note that these amendments came…

On July 14, Canada amended its sanctions measures imposed on Russia to expand the scope of the existing prohibition on services to Russia, by adding two services to Part 1 of Schedule 8 and eight new industries to Part 2 of Schedule 8. The two categories of services that have been added to Part 1 of Schedule 8 are (i) “Services incidental to manufacturing, except to the manufacture of metal products, machinery and equipment” and…

On July 7, Canada introduced further amendments to the Special Economic Measures (Russia) Regulations (“Regulations”) by designating an additional 29 individuals and 15 entities under Schedule 1. The new individual designations consist of persons identified by the Government of Canada as Russian disinformation and propaganda agents. The entities added to Schedule 1 consist of entities identified by Canada as controlled or owned by the Russian government that are involved in disinformation activities. The Schedule 1…

On June 27, 2022, in furtherance of discussions at the G7 Summit, Canada amended its sanctions measures with respect to Russia, Belarus and Ukraine; Russia Adding six Russian senior defence officials and 46 Russian defence-sector entities as designated persons under Schedule 1; Prohibiting any person in Canada and any Canadian outside of Canada from exporting, selling, supplying or shipping any good, wherever situated, or providing any technology, to Russia or to any person in Russia…