Canada


  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Gregoire-Trudeau attend the Remembrance Day ceremonies at the National War Memorial  Ottawa, on Wednesday November 11, 2015.  (Annie Wu/Epoch Times)

    APEC Trudeau’s Chance to Speak for Oppressed in China, Say Canadian Family Members

    Justin Trudeau will soon attend his first international summit as prime minister, and some Canadians are calling on him to speak out for their family... Read more

  • Donald Trump speaks during a Republican presidential debate at Milwaukee Theatre, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

    A Trudeau-Style Gender-Equal Cabinet Pledge for the US? No Thanks, Says Trump

    WASHINGTON—Critics of Justin Trudeau’s guarantee of a gender-equal cabinet have found a famous ally south of the border: Donald Trump. The billionaire politician was asked... Read more

  • Ryan and Laura Krochko.  (Courtesy Laura Krochko)

    Legion Worker Delivers Poppies to Canadians in California

      The poppy as a symbol for those who fell in the Great War is known throughout the Commonwealth thanks to Canadian surgeon Lt.-Col. John... Read more

  • Don Cherry_Ron MacLean

    Bublé, Cherry Among Stars Honored on Canada’s Walk of Fame

    Canada’s Walk of Fame recognized seven more Canadians at its 17th annual red-carpet event in downtown Toronto on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, in Toronto. The... Read more

  • TransCanada's Keystone pipeline facilities are seen in Hardisty, Alberta, Canada, on Friday, Nov. 6, 2015. Following the Obama administration’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil industry faces the tricky task of making sure the crude oil targeted for the pipeline still gets where it needs to go. (Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Without Keystone, Industry Must Find New Paths for Oil

    TORONTO—Following the Obama administration’s rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil industry faces the tricky task of making sure the crude oil targeted for... Read more

  • Minister of International Trade Christina Freeland, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Gov. Gen. David Johnston at the swearing in of Trudeau’s new cabinet on Nov. 4, 2015. (Epoch Times)

    Curiosity Over Canada’s New PM Ripples From Europe to Washington

    WASHINGTON—A rare phenomenon is transpiring in the U.S. capital—people are curious about Canada’s new prime minister. From conversations in cabs and coffee shops, in government... Read more

  • Green Party leader Elizabeth May (R) participates in a No to Energy East and Line 9B Pipelines demonstration during a federal election campaign stop in Montreal on Oct. 10, 2015. A bid by TransCanada Corp. to suspend its controversial north-south Keystone XL pipeline proposal has elevated the west-east Energy East pipeline plan to the top of Canada's political agenda. (The Canadian Press/Graham Hughes)

    Pipeline Politics and the Building Pressure on the Energy East Proposal

    OTTAWA—Keystone XL is dead! Long live Energy East! Like a game of pipeline whack-a-mole, a bid by TransCanada Corp. to suspend its controversial north-south Keystone... Read more

  • A Google self-driving car manoeuvres through the streets of Washington, D.C., May 14, 2012. (Karen Bleier/AFP/GettyImages)

    Self-Driving Cars Will Change How We Build Cities, Say Planners

    TORONTO—Fewer parking lots sprawling the length of football fields, more green space, and a reshaped vision of public transit. Those are just a few of... Read more

  • Spokesman Col. Restituto Padilla talks briefly with the media about the latest video of two kidnapped Canadians, a Norwegian, and a Filipina woman as he arrives for a meeting with Foreign Affairs officials in Manila Nov. 4, 2015. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)

    Canada in Brief, Oct. 29 – Nov. 4

    Abu Sayyaf behind kidnapping of Canadians in Philippines: jihadi site monitor group TORONTO—Suspected Abu Sayyaf gunmen have demanded more than $60 million for two Canadians... Read more

  • (L-R) Second World War veterans Bob Ashby, Neil Chan, Charles McGee, Leonard Wong, Frank Wong (now deceased), and George Chow, pictured on June 28, 2013, during a visit to Vancouver by some of the surviving members of the Tuskegee Airmen, a group of African-American military pilots who fought in WWII and who also faced discrimination. (Vincent L. Chan)

    Fighting for a Country That Doesn’t Want You

    Chinese-Canadians’ determination to serve in the Second World War was nothing short of remarkable given the situation they faced at the time. But they persevered... Read more

  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes hands with Governor General David Johnston after being sworn in as prime minister of Canada at Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Nov. 4, 2015. (Justin Tang/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Justin Trudeau Sworn in as Canada’s New Prime Minister

    TORONTO — Justin Trudeau was sworn in Wednesday as Canada’s new Liberal prime minister, promising a less controlling style of “government by Cabinet” after almost... Read more

  • Miss World Canada Anastasia Lin, in New York City on June 13, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    China Tries to Bar Anastasia Lin, Miss World Canada, From Finals

    The global Miss World competition, in which delegates from 112 countries will gather to compete for the beauty pageant crown, is set to begin on... Read more

  • Hong Kong-based Mingpao newspaper has laid off the majority of its editorial staff in Toronto. (Courtesy of RTHK)

    Ming Pao, Toronto Chinese Newspaper, Lays Off Staff, Ships Jobs to China

    The Toronto edition of Ming Pao Daily News, one of the handful of Chinese-language publications in the city, has laid off seven of its editorial... Read more

  • An oilsands facility seen near Fort McMurray. Fewer wells are expected to be drilled in Canada in 2016 as compared with 2015. (The Canadian Press/Jeff McIntosh)

    Oil and Gas Industry in Canada Faces a Rough 2016, Says Industry Group

    CALGARY—A drilling industry group says the oilpatch is in for another year of weak activity as low commodity prices continue to pinch. The Petroleum Services... Read more

  • The Keystone pumping station, into which the planned Keystone XL pipeline is to connect to, is seen in Steele City, Neb., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2015. TransCanada, the company behind the project, said Monday it had asked the State Department to suspend its review of the Canada-to-Texas pipeline, citing uncertainties about the route it would take through Nebraska. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

    TransCanada Denies Politics Behind Keystone Delay Request

    TORONTO—The head of the Canadian company behind the proposed Keystone XL pipeline denied Tuesday that political motivation drove its decision to ask the U.S. government... Read more

  • Miles of unused pipe, prepared for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, sit in a lot on Oct. 14, 2014, outside Gascoyne, North Dakota. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    TransCanada Asks US to Suspend Pipeline Application Review

    TORONTO—After waiting seven years for a decision, the company behind the proposed Keystone XL pipeline from Canada to Texas has asked the U.S. State Department... Read more

  • Niagara Falls, with the Toronto skyline in the distance. (Photos by Manos & Barbara Angelakis)

    Niagara: Land of the Thundering Waters

    Woo-ee! Captain Eric of Niagara Jet Adventures swirled the boat around in a whirl of frothing water and deep waves and then stopped short, creating... Read more

  • People shop at the Granville Island Public Market in Vancouver on July 26, 2010. A grading of Canada’s food system compared to 16 other OECD countries gives Canada a B-, with room for improvement in several areas. (The Canadian Press/Darryl Dyck)

    Food Performance Report Card Gives Canada a B-

    A first-ever grading of Canada’s food system compared to 16 other OECD countries gives Canada a B- overall—not a bad score but one that leaves... Read more

  • A Yes supporter at the campaign headquarters in Montreal looks dejected as vote results come in on the Quebec referendum on the night of Oct. 30, 1995. (The Canadian Press/Tom Hanson)

    1995 Referendum: Canada Still Whole but Sovereignty Movement Lives On

    MONTREAL—One thing on which sovereigntists and federalists can agree some 20 years after the 1995 referendum is that the Quebec independence movement—in one form or... Read more

  • Ensaf Haidar stands next to a poster of a book of articles written by imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi on June 16 in Montreal. Haidar believes her husband’s flogging sentence is expected to resume soon and is imploring the incoming Canadian government to help him come to Canada. (The Canadian Press/Paul Chiasson)

    Flogging of Saudi Blogger to Begin Again Soon, Says His Wife

    MONTREAL—The wife of imprisoned Saudi blogger Raif Badawi believes his flogging sentence is expected to resume soon and is imploring the incoming Canadian government to... Read more

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