US & Canada

Canada election seen as referendum on PM Trudeau

Shocking photos of Trudeau in blackface make-up and questions about his ability to lead the country have damaged his re-election hopes.

The Listening Post

The right perspective? YouTube, radicalisation and Rebel Media

How far-right outlet Rebel Media uses YouTube as a powerful force for radicalisation, misinformation and propaganda.

Climate Change

Greta Thunberg: Grown-ups mock us because world view threatened

Thunberg responds to critics, says her message to all politicians is the same: 'Just listen and act on the science.'

Greta Thunberg: Grown-ups mock us because world view threatened

Racism

Why does the racist legacy of blackface endure?

Practice of darkening skin to portray people of other races is rooted in racism.

Why does the racist legacy of blackface endure?

AJ Impact

Extradition fight: Huawei CFO accuses Canada of improper conduct

'She was not told she was the subject of an arrest warrant,' Meng's lawyers argued in a Vancouver court on Tuesday.

Extradition fight: Huawei CFO accuses Canada of improper conduct

AJ Impact

Huawei's CFO: Canada denies acting improperly in arresting Meng

The case has become an issue in ongoing trade war between China and United States.

Huawei's CFO: Canada denies acting improperly in arresting Meng

AJ Impact

Trudeau tries to woo voters after blackface scandal

Canada's prime minister makes big campaign promises, vows to create a national prescription drug plan if re-elected.

Trudeau tries to woo voters after blackface scandal

Opinion

Trudeau is unfit to govern

Trudeau's blackface scandal cannot be muffled with weak apologies and 'blind-spot' excuses.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Environment

'Birds in crisis': N America loses 3 billion birds in 50 years

Disappearance of meadows and prairies, expansion of farmlands, use of pesticide blamed for 29 percent drop since 1970.

'Birds in crisis': N America loses 3 billion birds in 50 years

US & Canada

Justin Trudeau: Video surfaces of third blackface incident

Video comes after Trudeau, apologising for other incidents, said he 'should've known' it was a racist thing to do.

Justin Trudeau: Video surfaces of third blackface incident

Canada

Canada's Trudeau admits to racist 'brownface' makeup

Embattled prime minister scrambles to get on top of a new controversy as he faces a tight contest against Conservatives.

Canada's Trudeau admits to racist 'brownface' makeup

Opinion

Canada's collaborators

A racist column published recently by the Vancouver Sun shows yet again that Canadian media is willing to platform hate.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

US & Canada

Canada's Trudeau kicks off tough re-election campaign

Early opinion polls suggest Trudeau's hold on power will be weakened after the October 21 election.

Canada's Trudeau kicks off tough re-election campaign

Al Jazeera World

Arabs Abroad: The Politician and the Inventor

Meet a successful Canadian-Lebanese MP and a German-Syrian inventor who are giving back to their native communities.

AJ Impact

Family races to raise $3m to treat son's ultrarare disease

Michael Pirovolakis has a genetic disorder that will eventually paralyse him.

Family races to raise $3m to treat son's ultrarare disease