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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland in Ottawa in April. Trudeau has faced accusations of not responding swiftly enough to foreign interference.
WORLD / Politics
Jul 14, 2024
Canada said to have mapped out secret Chinese police operations
Concern has grown over whether or not Beijing monitors and intimidates members of the Chinese diaspora living in Western democracies.
Canada Day is held on July 1 to mark Canada’s founding in 1867. This year, the country celebrates its 157th anniversary among resounding successes and tough challenges at home and abroad.
Jul 1, 2024
Canada at 157: Lots to celebrate, but also to rethink
At 157, Canada is stable and prosperous, but cracks are starting to form. Its citizens think politicians are out of touch and the country holds little sway abroad.
A courtroom sketch of Nikhil Gupta — whom U.S. federal prosecutors accused of plotting with an Indian government official to kill Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a U.S. resident who advocated for a sovereign Sikh state in northern India —  in federal court after his extradition from the Czech Republic, in New York City on Monday
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jun 18, 2024
Suspect in plot to kill Sikh separatist pleads not guilty in U.S.
The discovery of alleged assassination plots against Sikh separatists in the U.S. and Canada has tested relations with India.
U.S. President Joe Biden talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the G7 summit in Savelletri, Italy, on Friday.
Jun 16, 2024
Modi seizes center stage at G7 to ambush Biden and Trudeau
Modi arrived at the G7 meetings bruised by disappointing election results and facing an outcry over a pair of assassination plots allegedly backed by his government.
Judges from common law jurisdictions are invited to sit as nonpermanent members at Hong Kong's top court, the Court of Final Appeal, which is separate from mainland China's opaque, party-controlled legal system.
Jun 11, 2024
U.K. judge says Hong Kong rule of law in 'danger' as third justice quits
Jonathan Sumption wrote in the Financial Times that it was "no longer realistic" for overseas judges to remain in the city's top court, from which he resigned last week.
A street in Vancouver, Canada.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 7, 2024
Japanese man fatally stabbed in Canada
The victim, who lived in greater Vancouver, worked at an izakaya Japanese-style bar in the city.
Massive oil reserves mean the U.S. is less enthusiastic about energy transition than China, which is charging ahead with clean technology.
May 30, 2024
America is joining its frenemies back in the fossil fuel club
For most nations, the energy transition isn’t just sought for climate reasons, it’s also a strategic and economic necessity.
U.S. President Joe Biden, Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak deliver remarks after a trilateral AUKUS meeting, in San Diego in March 2023.
May 28, 2024
Who will 'plug and play' with AUKUS?
Tokyo, Ottawa, and Seoul must demonstrate their value in AUKUS by contributing sustainably and enhancing its effectiveness in promoting a rules-based Indo-Pacific order.
Leeds United manager Jesse Marsch before a fixture against Nottingham Forest in Nottingham, England, in February 2023. As the new Canada men's national team head coach, Marsch and his players will face the Netherlands, France and Argentina in the coming weeks.
May 28, 2024
No easing into job for Canada's new national team coach
Jesse Marsch will receive a baptism by fire with away friendlies against the Netherlands on June 6 and France three days later.
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.


Akiko Trush says her experience with the neurological disorder dystonia left her feeling like she wanted to chop her own hand off.
The neurological disorder that 'kills culture'