Category: Canada

06.04.2018

The eighth round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) negotiations have been suspended and high-level ministerial representatives will meet instead to push for a deal, it was announced Thursday. Canadian Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland left for Washington earlier in […]

25.02.2018

The UN Security Council on Saturday adopted a resolution calling for a 30-day cease-fire in Syria “without delay”.  “All parties [should] cease hostilities without delay and commit to ensuring a durable humanitarian pause for at least 30 consecutive days throughout […]

03.12.2017

  Quebec temporarily banned the face-covering law The government previously said the law won’t be implemented until next summer The law requires people to show their faces for identification purposes Some said it violates religious freedoms under the Canadian and Quebec […]

29.11.2017

Hate crimes in Canada directed at Muslims dropped in 2016 after four years of steady increases, according to a Statistics Canada report released Tuesday. Police recorded 139 such crimes last year, down by 20, marking a decrease from 159 in […]

18.10.2017

  Quebec issued a religious neutrality bill forbidding public workers from wearing face coverings and burqas when accessing public services Reasons behind the bill include security, identification purposes, and reducing the presence of conspicuous religious symbols in public The law […]