Hundreds of unmarked graves have been found near a former Catholic residential school for indigenous children in western Canada, local media reported late Wednesday. Excavations at the site around the former school in Marieval, Saskatchewan began at the end of May. They followed the discovery of the remains of 215 schoolchildren at another former indigenous residential school in Kamloops, British Columbia, which sent shock waves through Canada.
Banks need to stand up for human rights abuses in Hong Kong and hit China where it hurts - their wallet
Since the introduction of the National Security Law last year, Hong Kong has seen a shift in its population. Specifically, that its citizens are leaving. Hong Kongers in their droves are taking stock of this new draconian normal and choosing to say no to further human rights abuses.
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The Cowessess First Nation made the “horrific and shocking discovery” at the site of the former Marieval Indian Residential School in the southeastern part of the province, according to a statement released Wednesday by the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations, which represents 74 First Nations in Saskatchewan.
MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — A Canadian man pleaded guilty Wednesday to illegally possessing firearms, according to the United States Attorney’s Office in Minnesota. According to the criminal complaint, on Jan. 10 around 10:10 p.m., a State Patrol trooper saw a pickup truck going between 95 and 99 mph on Interstate 94 near Fergus Falls.
I’m from Canada and I lived in Poland before settling in London. I lived in Poland for two years teaching English before deciding I really should think about going home and ‘settling down’. So, I went home and attempted to do just that.
Families Have Six Months to Take Advantage of Limited Time Offer Under St Kitts and Nevis Citizenship by Investment
LONDON, June 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With civil unrest marring parts of Asia, particularly in regions like Hong Kong, younger families are seeking routes to second citizenship to protect themselves better. Both political instability and economic uncertainty have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, triggering an exodus of those leaving their home countries searching for safety and security.
TORONTO (Reuters) - A Canadian indigenous group announced on Wednesday the "horrific and shocking discovery" of hundreds of unmarked graves at the site of a former residential school, just weeks after the discovery of other children's remains shook the country. The Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations said in a statement that the number of newly found unmarked graves was "the most significantly substantial to date in Canada."
OTTAWA, June 23 (Reuters) - Canada's Liberal government on Wednesday unveiled plans to make online hate speech a crime, although the proposed legislation excludes social media platforms for now. The proposed amendments to Canada's criminal codes and human rights act, which have been in the works for many months, come just weeks after an attack that killed four members of a Muslim family.
A Democratic congressman is proposing retaliatory measures against Canada if it implements a tax that would affect U.S.-owned houses in the nation. If approved, Canada's 1% tax would take effect on Jan. 1 of next year. The congressman said he "sincerely hope[d]" the two nations do not reach that point of "escalation and retaliation" but maintained that "the imposition of this property tax without dispensation for American citizens would make efforts to repair these ties exponentially more difficult in [his] community in Western New York."
TORONTO, June 23 (Reuters) - BHP Group plans to almost double exploration spending for base metals within five years, its Chief Technical Officer Laura Tyler said on Wednesday, after shifting its exploration headquarters to Canada. The world's biggest listed miner is expected to log bumper profits in August on booming prices for iron ore, but the pipeline for new projects is thin.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The U.S. Pacific Northwest could experience a historic heat wave in the coming days that has the potential to shatter long-standing temperature records, strain power grids and endanger vulnerable residents, forecasters said on Wednesday. A high-pressure dome was building over the upper northwest and Canada, the National Weather Service said, similar to the atmospheric conditions that punished California and U.S.
CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - Canada faces a challenge hitting its 2030 target to cut carbon emissions 40-45% below 2005 levels because of the speed and scale of changes needed to decarbonize the economy, the country's independent budgetary watchdog said on Wednesday. The assessment from Yves Giroux, the parliamentary budget officer (PBO), underlines the difficulties facing Canada, a vast, cold country that is the world's fourth-largest oil producer, as it seeks to slash emissions within a decade.
Christine Sinclair, who holds the all-time record for international goals among both men and women, leads Canada's roster for the Olympics. Coach Bev Priestman named her 18-player squad for the Tokyo Games on Wednesday. The Canadian women are making their fourth straight Olympic appearance and have won back-to-back bronze medals.
The Rocket Man is coming in for landing. Music superstar Elton John is preparing for one last lap around the world on his Farewell Yellow Brick Road tour, with more than 120 shows on stages from Canada to the U.K. The last leg of his North American stadium tour, announced on Wednesday, kicks off in Philadelphia at Citizens Bank Park Stadium on July 15, 2022, and ends with his final performance at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles on Nov. 20, 2022.