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CANADA

The emergency vacuum building sits south of the reactor site at the Darlington Nuclear generating station in Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, in April 2016.
WORLD
Aug 1, 2023
Canada turns to nuclear after 30-year pause amid demand surge
There are plans to make a plant the world’s largest and a pledge to add three small modular reactors to a site where another is already being built.
Australia's Hayley Raso (center) celebrates scoring the team's first goal against Canada during a Group B finale at the 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup in Melbourne on Monday.
SOCCER
Aug 1, 2023
Hayley Raso stars as Matildas dump Canada to surge into last 16
Australia thrived on the pressure in front of more than 27,000 in Melbourne to consign Canada to an early flight home.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Jul 22, 2023
In Quebec, seal hunters want public to see practice in new light
Hunters hope to rehabilitate the image of the hunt, with the support of fishers who are worried about dwindling fish stocks.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Jul 16, 2023
She's 47, anorexic and wants help dying. Canada will soon allow it.
An expansion of criteria will allow some Canadians whose sole underlying condition is mental illness to choose medically assisted death.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 12, 2023
Canada probes Nike and Dynasty Gold over alleged use of forced labor in China
The investigations were launched after an initial assessment of complaints about the overseas operations of 13 Canadian companies filed by a coalition of 28 civil society organizations.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jul 12, 2023
Canadian lake sediments reveal start of new geological age, scientists say
The deposits provide unmistakable evidence that Earth entered a new human-driven chapter known as the Anthropocene epoch some seven decades ago, according to researchers.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 27, 2023
Canada’s explosive wildfires have damaged a forest carbon offset project
With Canada facing what’s on track to be its worst wildfire season on record, climate experts and offset developers are concerned it could be a harbinger of what’s to come.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 24, 2023
Chinese public sees Japan and U.S. as least trustworthy
In one of the most surprising revelations from the survey, Japan was rated as having the least important relationship with China.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 24, 2023
Honda recalling 1.3 million vehicles in North America for rear camera issue
The recall covers some 2018-2023 Odyssey, 2019-2022 Pilot, and 2019-2023 Passport vehicles.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 19, 2023
Mass immigration experiment gives Canada an edge in global race for labor
A country that has about as many people as the state of California has added more than the population of San Francisco in immigrants over the past year.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 18, 2023
Canada wildfires heat up climate change pressure on Trudeau
The fires have burned through more than 13 million acres, an area twice the size of the U.S. state of Massachusetts, putting this year on track to be the worst on record.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 18, 2023
Canada’s snap retreat from China bank shows divided world
Canadian Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced it would halt all activities with the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank while the government conducts a review.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS
Jun 18, 2023
Max Verstappen on pole after wild Canadian GP qualifying
It was an unpredictable and wild afternoon of racing at a rain-swept Circuit Gilles Villeneuve as teams rolled the dice switching from wet tires to slicks as the track conditions changed.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Jun 16, 2023
What a smoky U.S. can learn from past climate denialism in Australia
National disasters, such as the bush fires in Australia and now Canada and the U.S., can sway voters — but the shift is often only slight.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 8, 2023
Smoke from Canadian wildfires blankets New York
The U.S. National Weather Service issued air quality alerts for a large part of the eastern U.S. as fires threaten critical infrastructure in Quebec.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives
Jun 5, 2023
The farewell tour: Amid rising costs, a Canadian doctor ends his Japanese music festival
Once dubbed the 'patron saint of Japanese indie,' Canadian Steven Tanaka is ready to settle down for some 'me' time.
Japan Times
WORLD
Jun 3, 2023
Wildfires spread in eastern Canada, forcing evacuations in coastal Quebec
The mayor of Sept-Iles, a coastal Quebec city, declared a local state of emergency on Friday, as wildfire risk led to evacuation orders in the region.
Japan Times
WORLD
May 24, 2023
Chinese diaspora bears brunt of Canada-Beijing tensions
Some Chinese Canadians have claimed intimidation by Chinese undercover agents, who vow retribution against their relatives back home.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
May 9, 2023
Canada expels Chinese diplomat, risking retaliation in feud
A leaked Canadian intelligence document reportedly said Zhao Wei was looking into penalizing Conservative lawmaker Michael Chong over his hard-line positions on the Beijing government.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 24, 2023
A Canadian businessman spent $1 million to offset his carbon footprint
Craig Cohon pegged the carbon footprint of his life, including a globetrotting career, at 8,147 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent — 28 times the global average.

Longform

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?