US & Canada

Report: Canada, US to extend ban on non-essential border traffic

Canadians say surge in US coronavirus cases means no chance of non-essential tourist traffic between the two countries.

Report: Canada, US to extend ban on non-essential border traffic

US & Canada

COVID-19 could force about 10 million kids out of school: Report

im体育官网A report by child advocacy group Save the Children has found that almost 10 million children locked out of school by coronavirus may never go back.

AJ Impact

US Scrabble bans racist and LGBTQ slurs from tournaments

Head of North American Players Association defies advisory board to blacklist some 230 offensive words.

US Scrabble bans racist and LGBTQ slurs from tournaments

US & Canada

Canada handled the coronavirus outbreak better than US: Trudeau

The Canadian leader says his country's success in handling the virus would help efforts to restart the economy.

Canada handled the coronavirus outbreak better than US: Trudeau

Canada

Canadian man faces weapons charges in attack on PM Trudeau's home

Corey Hurren posted QAnon conspiracy theories on an Instagram feed, had 'assault-style' weapons banned in Canada.

Canadian man faces weapons charges in attack on PM Trudeau's home

Canada

China cautions citizens on Canada travel amid rift over HK law

Warning comes a day after Beijing rebuked Ottawa for suspending extradition treaty with Hong Kong over security law.

China cautions citizens on Canada travel amid rift over HK law

Hong Kong

China rebukes Canada over criticism of Hong Kong security law

Beijing says Ottawa is 'meddling' in Chinese affairs after PM Trudeau suspended extradition treaty with Hong Kong.

China rebukes Canada over criticism of Hong Kong security law

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Hong Kong man accused of 'terrorism' under new Chinese law

im体育官网Tong Ying-kit first person to face charges of inciting secession and 'terrorism' under national security law.

Hong Kong man accused of 'terrorism' under new Chinese law

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Facebook: Canada's banks join ad boycott to block hate speech

im体育官网More than 400 brands have pulled advertising on Facebook in response to the 'Stop Hate for Profit' campaign.

Facebook: Canada's banks join ad boycott to block hate speech

Canada

Canada Supreme Court dismisses Trans Mountain pipeline appeal

im体育官网The court's decision ends a dispute between Ottawa and Indigenous nations who claim the pipeline endangers their lands.

Canada Supreme Court dismisses Trans Mountain pipeline appeal

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New USMCA trade deal needs flexibility: Business groups

US, Mexican and Canadian business groups say more work will be needed to implement new labour and automotive rules.

New USMCA trade deal needs flexibility: Business groups

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Showstopper: Cirque du Soleil files for bankruptcy protection

The Canadian entertainment group has been forced to close all its shows since the coronavirus outbreak began.

Showstopper: Cirque du Soleil files for bankruptcy protection

AJ Impact

Gig win: Canada Supreme Court rules in favour of UberEats driver

The ruling paves the way for a class-action suit calling for Uber to recognise drivers in Canada as company employees.

Gig win: Canada Supreme Court rules in favour of UberEats driver

Asia Pacific

Trudeau slams China's 'political' detention of two Canadians

im体育官网Prime minister says China is prosecuting Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor over Canada's arrest of top Huawei executive.

Trudeau slams China's 'political' detention of two Canadians

AJ Impact

Trump to suspend certain foreign worker visas until January

A Trump admin official said the move would help US workers but tech firms strongly opposed, say it will hurt recovery.

Trump to suspend certain foreign worker visas until January