Canada

Canada to ban single-use plastics from 2021

Canada will ban single-use plastics from 2021, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has announced, declaring it a “global challenge” to phase out the plastic bags, straws and cutlery clogging the world’s...

October 19, 2018
October 19, 2018

Canada pot stores run out of supplies, more lineups

Day two of legal recreational cannabis in Canada sees more long lineups outside pot stores and supply shortages in parts of the country.

October 17, 2018
October 17, 2018
USA

World’s largest legal marijuana marketplace

Canada is now the largest country with a legal national marijuana marketplace as sales began in Newfoundland.

September 14, 2018
September 14, 2018

Canada named world's most 'spiritual' country

A new ranking names Canada the most spiritual country in the world.

August 8, 2018
August 8, 2018

Saudi-Canada row ramps up

Saudi Arabia and Canada showed no signs of backing down in an escalating row over human rights, after Riyadh abruptly cut ties over Ottawa's vigorous calls for the release of activists jailed...

July 28, 2018
July 28, 2018

Canada's US dilemma

Every time Donald J Trump berates Canada, the friendliest neighbour any country could have, those Gerry Rafferty/Joe Egan lyrics from a Stealer's Wheel song rings through my mind.

July 7, 2018
July 7, 2018
USA

Woman breaks silence on Trudeau groping allegation

A former journalist breaks her silence to stand by her allegation that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau groped her nearly two decades ago, when he was not politically involved.

June 20, 2018
June 20, 2018
USA

Canada legalizes recreational cannabis use

Canada is set to become the latest of only a few countries around the world to legalise cannabis for recreational use after its lawmakers passed a bill Monday giving their go-ahead.

June 10, 2018
June 10, 2018

PM attends G7 outreach leaders' meet

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday joined the outreach session of the G7 Summit 2018.

June 9, 2018
June 9, 2018

G7 summit: US, EU take small step on trade

The United States and European Union will establish a dialogue on trade within the next two weeks, a French official says, signaling a modest step forward for bitterly divided allies at a Group of...

June 8, 2018
June 8, 2018

Doly Begum makes history, wins big in Ontario provincial polls

For the first time ever a Canadian citizen of Bangladeshi origin clinches victory in the provincial election of Ontario, Canada.