Canada


  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meets with Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Abe's official residence in Tokyo on May 24, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

    Japan PM Puts Heat on Trudeau over TPP, South China Sea

    TOKYO—Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe upped the pressure on Justin Trudeau this week by publicly suggesting his Canadian counterpart’s positions had budged on a pair... Read more

  • International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau responds during question period in the House of Commons, Dec. 9, 2015. Bibeau says the world must do more to educate children forced from their homes as it grapples with the epic level of humanitarian disaster unfolding across the globe. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

    Displaced Kids in Humanitarian Crises Need More Money, Says Bibeau

    OTTAWA—The world must do more to educate children forced from their homes as it grapples with the epic level of humanitarian disaster unfolding across the... Read more

  • Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gortari (L) greets then-Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and U.S. President George Bush on Oct. 7, 1992 in San Antonio, Texas. The leaders met to initial the North American Free Trade Agreement, which may be renegotiated depending on who becomes the next U.S. president. (AP Photo/Marcy Nighswander)

    Canada Could Be Pressed Into Reopening NAFTA, US Lawmaker Says

    WASHINGTON—Canada might be forced to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if the next U.S. president insists upon it, a Washington lawmaker says. During... Read more

  • Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks about emergency funds for Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees in Edmonton on May 11, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Jason Franson)

    Notley Praised for Handling of Fort Mac Fire, but Hard Work Just Beginning

    EDMONTON—Alberta Premier Rachel Notley is getting high marks for leadership in handling the Fort McMurray wildfire crisis, but political observers say the disaster remains a... Read more

  • Chief of Defence Staff Gen. Jonathan Vance in Ottawa, Dec. 14, 2015. (The Canadian Press/Fred Chartrand)

    Canada in Brief, May 19-25

    Military action in Libya not inevitable, but Canada watching closely: Vance OTTAWA—Canada’s top general says military intervention in Libya is not inevitable. Gen. Jonathan Vance... Read more

  • Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz arrives at a news conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on April 13, 2016. Canada’s central bank kept its key rate unchanged on May 25. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

    Alberta Wildfires Don’t Force Bank of Canada’s Hand

    OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada believes the devastating Alberta wildfires will severely impact second-quarter economic, but it expects the economy to rebound quickly  thereafter. The BoC... Read more

  • Wayne MacIsaac stands near what he believes may be the remnants of a Norse fortification wall. (Tara MacIsaac/Epoch Times)

    New Lead in the Search for Elusive Norse Settlements

    CODROY VALLEY, Canada–A story passed down in my family for generations may be the clue to finding a lost Norse settlement. The only Norse settlement in the... Read more

  • The flagship Hudson's Bay Company store in downtown Toronto. A plan to open up to 20 stores in the Netherlands marks the first time the Bay has introduced its namesake brand outside of Canada. (The Canadian Press/Nathan Denette)

    The Bay to Open Shop Outside Canada for First Time

    TORONTO—One of Canada’s most iconic brands is heading to the land of windmills and tulips. Hudson’s Bay Company has announced that it plans to open... Read more

  • Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion responds to a question in the House of Commons on May 3, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Sean Kilpatrick)

    Canada Joins International Group Seeking Peaceful Settlement in Syria

    OTTAWA—Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion says Canada has joined an international body seeking to broker an end to the Syrian civil war. The International Syria... Read more

  • A youth walks past a boarded up house in Attawapiskat, Ont., Nov. 29, 2011. A new report finds that indigenous children in Canada are more than twice as likely to live in poverty than their non-aboriginal counterparts. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

    Poverty Rates Speak to Suffering in First Nations Communities, Leader Says

    OTTAWA—The latest measure of debilitating poverty in First Nations communities across Canada illustrates the need for more government action to help ease the suffering and... Read more

  • Immigration Minister John McCallum speaks to reporters at a news conference on March 16, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Ryan Remiorz)

    Syrian Refugees Turning to Food Banks Partially Cultural: McCallum

    OTTAWA—The fact some newly arrived Syrian refugees are turning to food banks to supplement their own pantries can be partially explained by a “cultural element,”... Read more

  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau looks toward the public gallery in the House of Commons on May 18, 2016 as he formally apologizes for a 1914 government decision that barred most of the passengers of the Komagata Maru from entering Canada. (The Canadian Press/Adrian Wyld)

    Parliament Apologizes for 1914 Komagata Maru Incident

    OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally apologized in the House of Commons on May 18 for a 1914 government decision that barred most of the passengers... Read more

  • Alberta Premier Rachel Notley speaks about details of emergency funds for Fort McMurray wildfire evacuees in Edmonton on May 11, 2016. (The Canadian Press/Jason Franson)

    Canada in Brief, May 12-18

    People could be allowed back to Fort McMurray as early as June 1 EDMONTON—The Alberta government says people from the fire-ravaged city of Fort McMurray... Read more

  • The Suomi NPP satellite captured this image on May 08, 2016, of the wildfires currently burning in Canada. (Courtesy:NASA/NOAA/DOD)

    NASA Satellite Images Show Magnitude of Fort McMurray Fire as It Destroys Oilsands Camp

    The Fort McMurray fire in Alberta rages on, destroying an oilsands camp, while making its way towards industrial sites, CBC reported on May 18. The blaze,... Read more

  • A sold home in Vancouver on Feb. 11, 2016. The presence of foreign money is changing the landscape in Vancouver’s and Toronto’s housing markets. (The Canadian Press/Jonathan Hayward)

    Scorching Vancouver and Toronto Housing Markets to Head Higher

    Canada’s two hottest housing markets in Vancouver and Toronto, fuelled by foreign money, keep defying gravity. Housing market analysts are pushing out their expectations—or perhaps... Read more

  • Petty Officer 3rd Class Nathan Feske-Wood, a rescue swimmer, Petty Officer 1st Class Zachary Bowers, a flight mechanic, Lt. Rachel Quatroche, flight commander, and Lt. Addison Allen, the co-pilot, all from Coast Guard Air Station Detroit, pose in front of the helicopter at Erie International Airport in Erie, Penn., after a search-and-rescue case May 16, 2016. (U.S. Coast Guard photo by Air Station Detroit)

    Coast Guards Rescue 4 People in Freezing Water as Boats Sink on Lake Erie

    U.S. and Canadian Coast Guards had a busy day on May 16 and four people probably owe their lives to them. The first mayday call came in... Read more

  • A burned building stands among charred rubble in the neighborhood of Abasand in wildfire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Friday, May 13, 2016. (Jason Franson /The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Workers Evacuated From Alberta Oil Camps Due to Wildfire

    FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta—Some 8,000 workers at oil camps north of the fire-ravaged Canadian city of Fort McMurray were ordered to evacuate late Monday as authorities... Read more

  • Shen Yun performers take a curtain call at Hamilton Place Theatre in Hamilton, where they played to a full house on May 10, 2016. (Evan NIng/Epoch Times)

    Shen Yun Stirs the Soul of Eastern Canada

    Theatregoers in Eastern Canada revelled in the majesty of Shen Yun Performing Arts as the company wrapped up its 2016 Canadian tour last week. Following... Read more

  • Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is given a briefing at the Regional Emergency Operation Centre during a visit to Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on May 13, 2016. Alberta officials say 2,432 structures have been destroyed, 530 damaged, and 25,000 saved. The fire is now 930 square miles (2,410 square kilometers) in size and has moved away from the city. It's expected to burn in forested areas for at least a few more weeks. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

    Trudeau Praises Firefighters Efforts to Save Oil Sands City

    FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says most Canadians have yet to grasp the lengths to which firefighters went to save nearly 90 percent of... Read more

  • (Left to Right) Brad Foley (holding Lyla Foley), Anna Foley, Reagan Gale, and Wallace Gale in Codroy Valley, Newfoundland, on May 10, 2016. (Tara MacIsaac/Epoch Times)

    Back Home in Newfoundland: The Harrowing Journey From Fort McMurray

    CODROY VALLEY, Canada—The words “Newfoundland” and “home” are often used interchangeably. Even if you’re not from the eastern province of Newfoundland, people there might ask... Read more

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