Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours

Jillian Kestler-D'Amours has reported from across the Middle East and North Africa, as well as in South and North America, Asia and Europe. Her work covers immigration, refugees, political conflict and human rights issues.

Canada

'Refugees are welcome': Activists to rally at Canada-US border

Anti-racist activists plan to counter a far-right protest at the border against irregular crossings by asylum seekers.

'Refugees are welcome': Activists to rally at Canada-US border

Canada

Canada: Monitor to track hate groups amid far-right rise

Researchers launch new organisation to track hate groups amid what they say is an increase in far-right sentiment.

Canada: Monitor to track hate groups amid far-right rise

Canada

Can Canada undo 'injustice' of cannabis possession convictions?

Potential amnesty for those convicted of cannabis possession gains steam amid plans to legalise recreational marijuana.

Can Canada undo 'injustice' of cannabis possession convictions?

Canada

Asylum seekers may face tougher hurdles to enter Canada

Canada seeks to alter agreement with the US, which some fear could allow it to turn back thousands from the border.

Asylum seekers may face tougher hurdles to enter Canada

Canada

Misogyny 'clear-cut' in deadly Toronto attack

In a Facebook post, suspect of van attack mentioned 'Incels', a term used for men who espouse virulent hatred of women.

Misogyny 'clear-cut' in deadly Toronto attack

First Nations

Trudeau under fire as Trans Mountain pipeline opposition grows

Canadian PM vows to push through a $5bn oil pipeline project, but indigenous leaders say it 'will never be built'.

Trudeau under fire as Trans Mountain pipeline opposition grows

US & Canada

Opposition grows to putting citizenship question on US Census

More than a dozen states file lawsuit against putting a citizenship status question on mandatory, US-wide 2020 census.

Opposition grows to putting citizenship question on US Census

Health

World Tuberculosis Day: Canada's Inuit battle 'exceptional' rates

Canadian government unveils a new plan to eliminate tuberculosis from Inuit communities in the Arctic by 2030

World Tuberculosis Day: Canada's Inuit battle 'exceptional' rates

Yemen

Calls to end Yemen war renewed after US Senate bill failure

Rights groups decry the rejection of a US Senate motion to end US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

Calls to end Yemen war renewed after US Senate bill failure

Mohammed bin Salman

Why Mohammed bin Salman is in the US

Analysts say two-week visit is aimed at revamping kingdom’s image and guaranteeing it's still 'in good graces of Trump'.

Why Mohammed bin Salman is in the US

Gun control

Who are the US students leading mass protests for gun control?

In the wake of the mass shooting at a Florida high school, students nationwide are organising for stricter gun laws.

Who are the US students leading mass protests for gun control?

Canada

Canada: Thousands to protest Trans Mountain pipeline expansion

Indigenous groups, residents and activists expected to hold mass rally in Burnaby, British Columbia, on Saturday.

Canada: Thousands to protest Trans Mountain pipeline expansion