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

Iran plane crash: What challenges does Canada face in probe?

Experts welcome early signs of cooperation, but warn Canada must tread carefully in complicated political climate.

Iran plane crash: What challenges does Canada face in probe?

Canada

'Our loved ones aren't with us any more': Iranian Canadians mourn

At least 63 Canadian citizens, mostly of Iranian origin, were killed when a Ukrainian airliner went down in Tehran.

'Our loved ones aren't with us any more': Iranian Canadians mourn

Indigenous rights

A year after RCMP's violent raid, Wet'suwet'en people fear repeat

Tensions rise as Wet'suwet'en leaders evict pipeline company from traditional territories in northern British Columbia.

A year after RCMP's violent raid, Wet'suwet'en people fear repeat

US & Canada

Algerian man fights to stay in Canada after years of uncertainty

Supporters of Mohamed Harkat, who's spent 17 years under 'security certificate', says he'll face persecution if deported

Algerian man fights to stay in Canada after years of uncertainty

Interactive

'Money can't buy us': Mapping Canada's oil pipeline battle

We travel more than 2,000km and visit communities along the route of the oil pipeline that cuts across Indigenous land.

'Money can't buy us': Mapping Canada's oil pipeline battle

Canada

Quebec court hears motion to freeze religious symbols bill

Quebec's Bill 21 prohibits some public employees from wearing religious symbols, such as hijab or kippas, at work.

Quebec court hears motion to freeze religious symbols bill

US & Canada

Canada election: What you should know

What are the key issues? How are parties expected to perform? Here are eight things to know before Monday's election.

Canada election: What you should know

US & Canada

Canada: 'An election about nothing' leaves many uninspired

Analysts say the lead-up to October 21 election has failed to capture the attention of voters.

 Canada: 'An election about nothing' leaves many uninspired

Canada

As Canada rubbish festers in Philippines, activists demand action

Activists say Canada has violated international law by not taking back thousands of tonnes of waste from Philippines.

As Canada rubbish festers in Philippines, activists demand action

Asylum Seekers

Advocates decry proposed change to Canada's asylum system

Refugee and legal experts say amendment to asylum law is 'shocking' attack on refugee rights.

Advocates decry proposed change to Canada's asylum system

US & Canada

Cannabis shops do a roaring trade on their first day in Canada

Canada becomes second and largest country in the world to legalise the recreational use of the drug.

Cannabis shops do a roaring trade on their first day in Canada

Sexual assault

MeToo founder: Kavanaugh debate shows 'more education is needed'

Tarana Burke says #MeToo has come a long way, but misconceptions about sex assault continue to play out on public stage.

MeToo founder: Kavanaugh debate shows 'more education is needed'