Tag - canada



A memorial for Hardeep Singh Nijjar, who was shot and killed in June outside the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 24, 2023
U.S. provided Canada with intelligence on killing of Sikh leader
U.S. gave assistance, but communications intercepted by Canada were more definitive in linking India to the killing of Hardeep Singh Nijjar.
India has abruptly canceled visa applications amid an escalating row with Canada. The latest move means most Canadians won’t be able to travel to India if they don’t already have a visa.
WORLD / Society
Sep 22, 2023
Travelers in limbo after India halts visas in Canada in growing row
The visa issuance suspension means most Canadians won’t be able to travel to India if they don’t already have a visa.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau answers questions during a news conference in New York on Thursday as relations between Ottawa and New Delhi deteriorate.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 22, 2023
After China, India crisis tests 'naive' Canadian diplomacy
Experts say a growing number of autocracies are exerting influence on Canadian soil.
Canadian Foreign Minister Melanie Joly meets with Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo in October.
Sep 21, 2023
It's time for Canada to implement a foreign policy reset
Canada should strengthen partnerships with like-minded democratic allies such as Japan, South Korea, Australia, and Singapore.
A sign asking for an investigation into India's role in the killing of Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar is seen at the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara temple in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, on Wednesday.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 21, 2023
Canada appeals to allies as tensions rise with India over murder
The muted response to Trudeau's allegations is stark when compared with the uproar after a Russian double agent was poisoned in England in 2018.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S President Joe Biden during a state dinner at the White House in Washington in June
WORLD / Politics
Sep 20, 2023
Trudeau’s murder claim risks upending U.S. courtship of India
The allegations leave U.S. President Joe Biden caught between one of the U.S.' closest allies and an increasingly important partner in countering China.
An image of Jathedar Hardeep Singh Nijjar at the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara temple in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, on Tuesday. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has demanded that India treat Canada's allegations of Nijjar's killing with "utmost seriousness."
WORLD / Politics
Sep 20, 2023
Canada worked closely with U.S. on India's possible link to killing: source
U.S. authorities, earlier on Tuesday, said they supported Canada's investigation.
A sign outside the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara temple in Canada, where Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar was killed in June 2023.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 19, 2023
India hits back at Canadian PM Trudeau, calling murder allegations ‘absurd’
The fraying ties center around Canada's Sikh population — one of the highest outside of India — and their demands for a separate homeland.
A sign outside the Guru Nanak Sikh Gurdwara temple is seen after the June killing of Sikh leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar, in British Columbia, Canada, on Monday.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 19, 2023
Trudeau accuses India of involvement in Sikh leader’s murder
Hardeep Singh Nijjar was slain in June outside a temple in Surrey, British Columbia, raising tensions between Sikh separatists and the Indian government.
Team Canada celebrates after beating the United States in the bronze-medal match at the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup in Manila on Sunday.
Sep 10, 2023
Canada outlasts Team USA in OT for first-ever FIBA World Cup medal
Team USA, previously unbeaten in its four bronze-medal matches, recorded the most points it has ever conceded in a World Cup game.
Residents watch the McDougall Creek wildfire in West Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada, last month.
WORLD / Society / FOCUS
Sep 9, 2023
Conspiracy theories falsely link wildfires to 'smart cities'
Disinformation about deadly wildfires in the United States and Canada has run rampant across social media.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during an interview in Singapore on Thursday.
WORLD / Politics
Sep 8, 2023
Trudeau says no room for political rapprochement with China
"China has made decisions over the past years that have made it more difficult — not just for Canada but for other countries — to engage," Trudeau said.
Canada's Shai Gilgeous-Alexander drives against Brazil's Alberto Diaz during their game at the Basketball World Cup in Jakarta on Sunday.
Sep 4, 2023
Canada knocks defending champion Spain out of Basketball World Cup
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander scored 13 points in the decisive fourth quarter to lift Canada to the win.
Smoke from a wildfire envelops Kelowna, British Columbia, on Friday.
Aug 20, 2023
British Columbia wildfires intensify, doubling evacuations to over 35,000
The Canadian province declared a state of emergency on Friday to access temporary authoritative powers to tackle fire-related risks.
Residents walk past trees and powerlines that were downed following the passage of Hurricane Fiona, later downgraded to a post-tropical storm, in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in September 2022.
ENVIRONMENT / Climate change
Aug 19, 2023
Climate haven no more? Floods and fires ravage eastern Canada
Storms, floods, a cold snap and record wildfires have all battered the eastern province of Nova Scotia over the past year.
The McDougall Creek wildfire burns in the hills of West Kelowna, British Columbia, on Thursday.
Aug 19, 2023
State of emergency in western Canada as wildfires rage
The expanse of fires and disruption to life and land underscore the severity of this year's worst-on-record Canadian wildfire season.
Vehicles leave Yellowknife on the only highway in or out of the city after a state of emergency was declared due to the proximity of a wildfire, in Yellowknife, Northwest Territories, Canada, on Wednesday.
Aug 18, 2023
Canada crews battle wildfires as all Yellowknife residents evacuate
Officials say the fire is now 15 kilometers northwest of the city and could reach the outskirts over the weekend if there is no rain.
Yellowknife residents leave the city Wednesday on the only highway in or out of the northern Canadian community after an evacuation order was given due to a wildfire.
Aug 17, 2023
Evacuation ordered as wildfire threatens town in northern Canada
Yellowknife has a population of around 20,000 people and lies 400 kilometers south of the Arctic circle.
Facebook owner Meta Platforms has started the process of ending news availability in Canada.
Aug 2, 2023
Meta starts blocking news in Canada
Google has said it is considering a similar move amid an ongoing global debate as more governments try to make tech firms pay for news content.
New Zealand Prime Minister Chris Hipkins (center) and others, as Britain signs the treaty to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership, in Auckland on July 16.
Aug 1, 2023
China entry into trans-Pacific trade pact faces political hurdles
China should be able to meet standards set out in the pact, experts say, forcing members to make a politically uncomfortable decision on letting it join.


People wait for the main act to begin at Summer Sonic, which holds simultaneous music festivals for those in Tokyo and Osaka.
Can Japan's summer music festivals adapt to a post-pandemic reality?