Iran condemned a United Nations resolution on the human rights situation in the country, urging Canada, which is among the co-sponsors of the motion, to end its genocide of indigenous people and complicity in the Israeli regime’s crimes against the Palestinians instead of focusing on human rights in other countries.
Canada commemorated a century of injustices against its Indigenous populations in the first ever National Day of Truth and Reconciliation on Thursday, following shocking discoveries of hundreds of unmarked graves at former Indigenous residential schools.
The release of Huawei’s Chief Financial Officer Meng Wanzhou shows China's strength and Canada “should not have done the dirty work for the US, and should instead draw a lesson from it and act in line with its own interest”, China's Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Tuesday acknowledged he will need to work with other parties after he fell short of winning a majority in parliamentary elections, leaving him once more dependent on opposition legislators to govern.
Hundreds of protesters in Canada's capital called on Saturday for a probe into a boarding school system for indigenous children, as outrage built after the discovery of hundreds of unmarked graves at several of the facilities.
Indigenous people in Canada belonging to Penelakut Tribe in British Columbia's Southern Gulf Islands said they have found more than 160 "undocumented and unmarked" graves in the area, which was also once home to the Kuper Island Residential School.
Scores of deaths in Canada's Vancouver area are likely linked to a grueling heat wave, authorities said Tuesday, as the country recorded its highest ever temperature amid scorching conditions that extended to the US Pacific Northwest.