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

Quebec court extends suspension of law banning face veils

Implementing Bill 62, passed last year, would cause 'irreparable harm to Muslim women', judge rules.

Quebec court extends suspension of law banning face veils

First Nations

Billboards celebrate indigenous women's resilience in Canada

Fifty First Nations, Inuit and Metis women artists will have their work on display on billboards across Canada.

Billboards celebrate indigenous women's resilience in Canada

Voices

Mauritania's 'nomadic spirit' comes alive in Canadian restaurant

Restaurant owner finds success by bringing nomadic traditions and rich tastes of Mauritania to Montreal eatery.

Mauritania's 'nomadic spirit' comes alive in Canadian restaurant

Canada

Canada's Senate approves cannabis bill with amendments

Senate clears cannabis legalisation bill but includes amendments that will go to the House of Commons for approval.

Canada's Senate approves cannabis bill with amendments

Canada

'G6 plus one': Frustration with US grows ahead of G7 summit

After the US imposed new tariffs, the heads of leading industrial nations will meet amid growing animosity.

'G6 plus one': Frustration with US grows ahead of G7 summit

Africa

How West Africa's Ebola outbreak shapes response in DRC

Medics and officials say swift action, awareness campaigns and central leadership key lessons in dealing with disease.

How West Africa's Ebola outbreak shapes response in DRC

Canada

Quebec mosque attack survivors demand ban on assault weapons

Muslim community, still coping with last year's deadly shooting, calls for outright ban on assault rifles in Canada.

Quebec mosque attack survivors demand ban on assault weapons

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