US & Canada

Canada's only deepwater Arctic port faces 'uncertain future'

Access by land to Canada's only Arctic port, which was built in Churchill, Manitoba, has been impossible since last May when a railroad line to the small town was damaged beyond repair in floods.

Islamophobia

Groups challenge Quebec's 'unacceptable' face veil ban

Rights groups say the province's Bill 62 violates the constitutional rights of Muslim women who wear the niqab.

Groups launch legal challenge of Quebec's face veil ban

Canada

Children on Canada's no-fly list 'can't wait forever'

Parents of children whose names match ones on no-fly list take fight to set up redress system to Ottawa.

US & Canada

Canada: Parents angry over kids on no-fly lists

Parents of children who are on Canada's no-fly lists are calling on the government to remove their names.

Human Rights

Russia retaliates after Canada imposes sanctions

Moscow says dozens of 'Russophobic Canadians' now barred from entering the country after Ottawa imposed sanctions.

Russia retaliates after Canada imposes sanctions

Opinion

Canada's hypocritical 'feminist' foreign policy

As it applauds itself for following a "feminist agenda", Canada continues to sell weapons to regimes that kill women.

Rafia Zakaria

by Rafia Zakaria

Rafia Zakaria

US & Canada

Canada to accept nearly one million new immigrants by 2020

Canada's government says it will attempt to boost the Canadian economy by welcoming nearly one million immigrants over the next three years. That's a boost of more than 10 percent on current figures.

Opinion

The 'othering' of Jagmeet Singh

Canada's first visible-minority party leader is being defined by the turban he wears, not the passport he carries.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Canadian sues over wines labelled 'Product of Israel'

Winnipeg resident challenges import and sale of falsely-labelled wines, produced in illegal West Bank settlements.

Canadian sues over wines labelled 'Product of Israel'

Islamophobia

Quebec's face veil ban 'will be overturned'

As province clarifies ban, legal experts say it violates freedom of religion, but any challenge may take years in court.

Quebec's face veil ban 'will be overturned'

Islamophobia

Muslims feel 'targeted' as Quebec passes face veil ban

Law requires individuals to uncover their faces when receiving public services, including riding public buses.

Quebec passes controversial face veil ban

Business & Economy

Thousands jobless as Canadian retailer Sears declares bankruptcy

One of Canada's largest retail chains, Sears, is shutting down after serving customers for more than 50 years.

Opinion

Canada's terror double standards

Why was Alexandre Bissonnette, who killed six Canadian Muslims in a Quebec Islamic Centre, not charged with terrorism?

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Canada

'Islamophobic': Quebec to vote on face veil ban

Rights groups call bill that would require individuals receiving public services to show their face 'islamophobic'.

Quebec to vote on controversial face veil ban

Canada

Canadian says child killed, wife raped in Afghanistan

Former hostage Joshua Boyle says Haqqani network killed his infant daughter and raped his wife while in captivity.

Canadian says child killed, wife raped in Afghanistan