Canada

'Free Willy' bill: A victory for whales and dolphins

Canada approved landmark bill banning the capture and breeding of cetaceans such as whales and dolphins.

Canada: 'Free Willy' bill bans dolphin and whale captivity

Environment

Canada to ban some single-use plastics by 2021: Trudeau

Canadian prime minister says a science-based review will determine which products to ban.

Canada to ban some single-use plastics by 2021: Trudeau

Sport

NBA finals: Toronto Raptors fans prepare for victory

With Canadian team close to its first championship, Al Jazeera looks at how Toronto Raptors' rise is already a win for diversity.

World War

'Thank you': May, Macron pay tribute to D-Day veterans

World leaders, former troops and civilians gather in France to mark 75th anniversary of June 1944 operation.

'Thank you': D-Day veterans commemorated on 75th anniversary

Opinion

Why a hipster, vegan, green tech economy is not sustainable

Improving eco-efficiency within a capitalist growth-oriented system will not save the environment.

Vijay Kolinjivadi

by Vijay Kolinjivadi

Vijay Kolinjivadi

Genocide

Canadian inquiry calls deaths of indigenous women 'genocide'

Canadian government inquiry finds the deaths of more than 1,000 indigenous women and girls was a national genocide.

Canada

Canada: Vigil held for missing and murdered indigenous women

Missing and murdered, the report on what has been described as a 'Canadian genocide'.

Canada

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy, reviewing Maduro diplomats

Canadian foreign minister says diplomats can no longer get accreditation or visas under Nicolas Maduros 'regime'.

Canada suspends Venezuela embassy, reviewing Maduro diplomats

Canada

Murders of indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide': Leaked report

The report concluded that indigenous women faced a disproportionately high level of violence through 'state actions'.

Murders of indigenous women a 'Canadian genocide': Leaked report

NBA

Toronto stun Golden State in first NBA Finals

Pascal Siakam's playoff career-high 32 points ensured two-time defending champions were beaten in opening game.

Toronto Raptors stun Golden State Warriors in first NBA Finals

Asia Pacific

Philippines ships 69 containers of dumped rubbish back to Canada

Tonnes of waste loaded onto ship after long campaign urging Canada to take it back; will reach Vancouver in 20 days.

Philippines ships 69 containers of dumped rubbish back to Canada

AJ Impact

White House moves to speed up vote on North American trade pact

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the move is 'not a positive step' and Congress needs more time to review the USMCA.

White House moves to speed up vote on North American trade pact

US & Canada

Canada ex-ministers who quit Trudeau gov't to run as independents

Trudeau expelled Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott from the Liberal caucus after a bitter feud this year.

Canada ex-ministers who quit Trudeau gov't to run as independents

US & Canada

Canada's Ontario province to sue opioid makers

Announcement comes as the US state of Oklahoma is poised to become the first to go to trial against drugmakers.

Canada's Ontario province to sue opioid makers

Asia Pacific

Canada to remove rubbish from Philippines by end of June

Announcement comes on the heels of a threat made by Philippine government to dump the waste into Canadian waters.

Canada to remove rubbish from Philippines by end of June