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A representative explains the features of the Afeela electric vehicle, a Honda-Sony Mobility concept car, at the CES 2024 trade show, in Las Vegas on Jan. 9. The Honda-Sony alliance plans to deliver its first EV model in the spring of 2026 in North America.
BUSINESS / Companies
May 16, 2024
Honda to double investment in electric vehicles and software
The automaker had planned to invest ¥5 trillion ($32.3 billion) for the 10 years through March 2031, but it now plans to spend ¥10 trillion by that point.
Justin Trudeau
WORLD / Politics
May 7, 2024
Alleged Chinese meddling spurs foreign agent registry in Canada
The move comes after allegations China attempted to meddle in the last two Canadian elections.
Over the past two years, 2.4 million people arrived in Canada, more than the population of the U.S. state of New Mexico. Yet Canada barely added enough housing that would cater to just the residents of the New Mexico capital of Albuquerque.
BUSINESS / Economy
May 6, 2024
Global housing shortages are crushing immigration-fueled growth
In developed economies such as Canada, Australia and the U.K., life is getting tougher for both locals and immigrants alike.
Karan Brar (left),  Karanpreet Singh (center) and Kamalpreet Singh, the three individuals charged with first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder in relation to the killing in Canada of Sikh separatist leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar
May 5, 2024
Canada's prime minister hails 'rule of law' after arrests in Sikh separatist murder
Three Indian nationals, two aged 22 and one aged 28, were arrested Friday on first-degree murder and conspiracy charges in killing of Sikh leader.
Superintendent Mandeep Mooker, officer-in-charge of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT), speaks at a news conference providing an update into the Hardeep Singh Nijjar homicide investigation in Surrey, British Columbia, on Friday.
May 4, 2024
Indian nationals charged in murder of Canadian Sikh activist
The murder of Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Surrey, British Columbia, last year sparked a major diplomatic clash between India and Canada.
A double-hulled tanker sits docked in front of the Burnaby Refinery, near Vancouver. Natural gas is a key component of the city’s energy use.
ENVIRONMENT / Sustainability
May 2, 2024
How sewage is helping along the energy transition
Capturing waste heat worldwide could prevent burning nearly 30 million barrels of oil daily or 650 billion cubic meters of natural gas annually.
A drone view of three berths able to load vessels with oil is seen after their construction at Westridge Marine Terminal, the terminus of the Canadian government-owned Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, on April 26.
WORLD / Politics
May 2, 2024
Constraints on Canada's Trans Mountain pipeline may crimp oil exports
After 12 years, a project to nearly triple the crude-oil flow from Alberta to Canada's Pacific Coast began commercial operations, but with setbacks.
Demonstrators surround a cardboard cutout of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a protest outside the Indian Consulate in Toronto after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau raised the prospect of New Delhi's involvement in the murder of Sikh separatist leader in the country last September.
Apr 30, 2024
India’s spy chief cleared plot to kill Sikh activist, report says
An alleged plot to kill a U.S. citizen and Sikh activist on American soil last year was approved by senior-level members of India’s intelligence agency, including its chief at the time, the Washington Post reported, citing people familiar with the matter it didn’t identify.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left), Honda CEO Toshihiro Mibe (center) and Ontario Premier Doug Ford walk in the company's automotive assembly plant in Alliston, Ontario, on Thursday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 26, 2024
Honda to spend $11 billion on electric vehicle strategy in Canada
The move is meant to tap long-term demand in North America and pushes the automaker toward having electrified cars account for 100% of sales by 2040.
Home electric vehicle chargers during the Montreal Electric Vehicle Show in Quebec, Canada, on Friday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is offering more tax breaks to automotive firms to put their electric vehicle factories in Canada.
BUSINESS / Companies
Apr 22, 2024
Honda nears deal with Canada to boost electric vehicle capacity
The auto sector is particularly important to Ontario, Canada’s largest province by population and home to assembly plants.
Canada has become ground zero for Facebook's battle with governments regarding laws that force internet giants to pay media companies for links to news published on their platforms.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 15, 2024
When Facebook blocks news, studies show the political risks that follow
The blocking of news links has led to changes in the way Canadian Facebook users engage with information about politics, two unpublished studies found.
Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister, testifies before a foreign interference inquiry in Ottawa on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 11, 2024
Trudeau rejects claim China meddled to try to help his election
Canada's prime minister said he believes the elections were "held in their integrity."
U.S. forward Sophia Smith celebrates a goal during penalty kicks against Canada in the final of the SheBelieves Cup in Columbus, Ohio, on Tuesday.
Apr 10, 2024
Alyssa Naeher the hero as U.S. downs Canada to win SheBelieves
An entertaining battle went to a shootout after finishing deadlocked at 2-2 after 90 minutes and stoppage time.
Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) concluded that China interfered in the last two elections, an official probe heard on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Apr 9, 2024
Canada spies found China interfered in last two elections, probe hears
Intelligence analysts and the Conservatives say Trudeau's government has not done enough to combat Chinese interference.
Former Canada soccer player Diana Matheson (left, in June 2013) is one of the driving forces behind a proposed new professional women's soccer league in the country.
Apr 5, 2024
Six teams apply to join proposed Canadian women's soccer league
Player signings and ticket sales are slated to begin around mid-2024.
A Palestinian man transports humanitarian aid at the distribution center of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees UNRWA in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on March 3.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 10, 2024
Sweden and Canada to restart payments to U.N. agency for Palestinians
Over a dozen countries suspended payments to UNRWA after Israel claimed some of the organization's employees were involved in Hamas-led attacks.
Former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney in Ottawa in May 2009.
WORLD / Politics
Mar 1, 2024
Brian Mulroney, former Canadian prime minister, is dead at 84
Mulroney was known as the Canadian leader who led the country into the North American Free Trade Agreement with the United States and Mexico.
Christmas lights decorate downtown Brampton, a suburb of Toronto, on Jan. 5. In Canada, a post-COVID explosion in foreign students has resulted in housing shortages and flawed academic programs being taught in strip malls.
WORLD / Politics
Feb 29, 2024
Canada’s welcome for foreign students becomes 'trafficking’ nightmare
An open-door policy has caused rental prices to soar, soured the electorate on new arrivals, and allowed colleges to take advantage of young people.
Kamila Valieva of the Russian Olympic Committee in action at the 2022 Beijing Olympics. Results for the figure skating team event were overhauled in light of Valieva testing positive for a banned substance.
OLYMPICS / Figure skating
Feb 27, 2024
Canada and Russia file appeals against 2022 figure skating re-ranking
The Canadians have claimed that they should be bumped up from fourth place to bronze.
Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly said she had also spoken to her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi about making sure that Western sanctions against Russia held as the war in Ukraine dragged on.
Feb 19, 2024
Canada says China has role to play in keeping Red Sea safe
Chinese ships that ply the key trade route between Asia and Europe are at risk of attacks by Houthi militants as well, Canadian foreign minister says.


Things may look perfect to the outside world, but today's mom is fine with some imperfection at home.
How 'Reiwa moms' are reshaping motherhood in Japan