Canada bans all petroleum products from Russia

Canada's Minister of Natural Resources is making it clear that Canada is banning all petroleum products from Russia.

Johnathan Wilkinson, the Minister of Natural Resources has announced that while Canada has imported very little crude oil over the last few years a new import ban will be in place shortly, "Our government announced that we will be banning crude oil imports from Russia. Canada has imported very little over the past several years. This new ban will ensure we import none going forward.

"This ban will also include the import of refined petroleum products and other petroleum products from Russia," Wilkinson said.