Canada

Journalism under surveillance in Canada

Canada might have a strong tradition of free press, but that has not stopped Canadian police spying on journalists.

by Andrew Mitrovica

Business & Economy

CETA: EU and Canada sign historic trade deal

After being held up by objections from Belgian farmers, controversial deal marks first EU agreement with a G7 country.

Business & Economy

Time to put Russia-Canada tensions in the deep freeze

The Trudeau government recognises that climate change is the real threat to Canada's Arctic sovereignty.

by Antonia Zerbisias

Business & Economy

Belgium makes breakthrough in EU-Canada trade deal

Negotiations back on after agreement appeared derailed by Belgian farmers concerned over the reach of big corporations.

Inside Story

Can the EU-Canada CETA trade deal be saved?

The EU trade deal with Canada is at risk following objections from the French-speaking parliament in Belgium.

Politics

Canada's Willy Wonka

Sooner or later Canadians' appetite for Justin Trudeau's charming act will fade - whether he knows it or not.

by Andrew Mitrovica

Sweden

Belgium holds up EU-Canada CETA trade pact

Belgian Prime Minister Charles Michel says French-speaking region of the country has refused to back the CETA deal.

Canada

Route 138: Saving Quebec's 'forgotten people'

A historic region on Canada's Atlantic coast pins its hopes for survival on a missing road link to the outside world.

Politics

Canada: Trudeau's global brand is a hot commodity

Could Canada be cashing in its reputation as a defender of human rights to score international trade?

by Antonia Zerbisias

Human Rights

In Canada, Syrian refugee children head back to school

Seventy-five percent of Syrian refugees to Canada are under the age of 18, and many of them started school this week.

US & Canada

Canada: Foreign farm workers demand permanent status

Migrant workers launch 1,500km caravan to Ottawa to demand permanent status and end to alleged exploitation.

Politics

Is having anti-Canadian values a Canadian value?

Canada is again caught up in an immigration controversy which calls for screening potential newcomers for their beliefs.

by Antonia Zerbisias

Politics

Palestinian lives matter

The movement is gathering momentum and adherents from across the globe, including most recently in Canada.

by Andrew Mitrovica

US & Canada

Canada allows female mounted police to wear hijab

The iconic uniform is updated "to better reflect the diversity" in Canada and boost recruitment of Muslim women.

First Nations

Justice for Canada's indigenous women

The remedy cannot simply be an apology or an official acknowledgement that these women have been wronged.

by Andrew Mitrovica