New York: The UN Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) called on Thursday, for Canada to fully address long-standing gender-based discrimination in its Indian Act, which continues to affect tens of thousands of descendants of indigenous women today. more
UK joins US, Canada in imposing new sanctions against Myanmar officials

London/UNI/Sputnik: The UK marked the first anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar on Tuesday by joining the US and Canada in imposing new sanctions against three government official ...

Canada joins US, UK and Australia to diplomatically boycott Beijing Olympics

Ottawa (JEN): After United States, United Kingdom and Australia, Canada on Wednesday announced to diplomatically boycott the Beijing Winter Olympics over human rights concerns.

Canada Election: PM Justin Trudeau's Liberal Party wins snap poll gamble but misses majority

Ottawa: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will continue to remain in power as his Liberal Party has won the snap poll in the country but fell short of the majority mark in an almost ...

China gives Canadian citizen death penalty on charges of drugs smuggling, Ottawa condemns

Beijing/UNI: A Canadian citizen on Tuesday lost his appeal against the death sentence given to him by a court in China on charges of drug smuggling.

Canada commits $34.5mln for anti-islamic state coalition efforts: Statement

Toronto/Sputnik: Canada is committing $34.5 million to projects aimed at defeating the Islamic State terror group (banned in Russia), Global Affairs Canada said.

Canadians reject improved relations with China until detained compatriots freed, says poll

Ottawa: Amid news from Chinese state-affiliated media that the trials of detained Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor will begin “soon”, their fellow citizens say Sino ...

Trial of Canadian spy suspect detained in China ends without verdict

Moscow/Sputnik:  The Chinese court did not deliver a verdict in the Friday trial of a Canadian citizen, Michael Spavor, who was detained on suspicion of espionage, Canadian media rep ...

China's judicial dept might conduct 1st trial of two Canadian nationals soon

Beijing: Canadian nationals Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor, who were prosecuted by the procuratorates in China for suspected crimes undermining China's national security in June 20 ...

Canada gov't lawyer urges court to ignore geopolitical winds of Meng case, focus on facts

Toronto/Sputnik: A British Columbia Supreme Court justice should ignore the geopolitical implications of the extradition process against Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou and focus on the fac ...