Prince Charles believes the “pain and suffering” of Canada’s indigenous people must be understood
23 May 2022 | 7:47 am
Prince Charles believes the "pain and suffering" of Canada's indigenous people must be understood
15 Nov 2021
Vancouver Island, in the Canadian province of British Columbia, is home to immense cedars and firs, some of them 800 years old. It's here that an environmental battle is raging between the logging industry and defenders of the Fairy Creek forest. The fight over logging has gone all the way to British Columbia's Supreme Court and is resonating within Canadian society, with police accused of excessive force towards the environmental protesters. Our correspondents François Rihouay, Joanne Profeta and Laura McQuillan report.
8 Dec 2021
Here are a few reasons to pick up a copy of The Guardian on Wednesday.
6 Feb 2022
Prince Charles has thanked his mother Queen Elizabeth for publicly stating her desire for his wife Camilla to become Queen Consort when he becomes king.
7 Feb 2022
Millions raised for the "Freedom Convoy" protest against COVID measures will be refunded or redirected to charities, the crowdfunding platform said, after police reports of "unlawful activity."Millions raised for the "Freedom Convoy" protest against COVID measures will be refunded or redirected to charities, the crowdfunding platform said, after police reports of "unlawful activity."
10 Feb 2022
Some automotive giants have been forced to halt operations as anti-coronavirus mandate protesters block supply lines between Canada and US. Copycat protests have also spread to New Zealand, Australia and France.
12 Feb 2022
"Freedom Convoy" protests are still paralysing the Canadian capital Ottawa. The truckers are also blocking the busiest international crossing in North America. The Ambassador Bridge between Detroit, Michigan and Windsor, Ontario carries a fourth of all trade between Canada and the US. Canadian lawmakers are becoming increasingly worried about the economic effects of the protests against vaccine mandates and other Covid-19 restrictions. Our correspondents François Rihouay, Joanne Profeta and Gloria Henriquez report.
10 Feb 2022
Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales, has tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time and is now self-isolating.
13 Feb 2022
Protesters opposed to COVID curbs continue to hamper trade and everyday life across Canada as demonstrations grow. Police say safety concerns have limited their capacity to disperse the protests.
16 Feb 2022
Back in June 2019, the provincial government in Quebec adopted a secularism law, known as Bill 21. The law bars some government employees in positions of authority, such as teachers, from wearing religious signs while on the job. In December 2021, the law was applied for the first time. A Muslim teacher who wears a hijab was removed from her job and reassigned to an administrative position. The decision has sparked controversy and polarised Canadians.
19 Feb 2022
The week began with Emmanuel Macron heading to Moscow for what he hopes will be the start of the long road to de-escalation over Ukraine.
14 Feb 2022
A judge in Canada has ordered protesters to stop blocking a bridge between Canada and the US city of Detroit. The dayslong demonstration has snarled trade and sparked worries from Washington.
17 Feb 2022
The trucker-led protesters occupying the Canadian capital Ottawa show no sign of backing down, despite a newly invoked state of emergency that grants sweeping police powers to try to end the protest over Covid-19 rules. FRANCE 24's Peter O'Brien tells us more about the standoff.
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From the depths of the Pacific Ocean comes an innovation in air conditioning that's good for the planet and saves money. Located just 200 metres from the ocean, the hospital in Papeete, on the French island of Tahiti, is using seawater to cool its facilities. The switch to this new system has decreased the hospital's energy consumption by 90 percent.
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Pension problems: French workers strike over government's retirement plans. As many as 2.8 million people hit the streets across France on Tuesday in a second day of walkouts designed to protest the latest pension reform proposals.
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Several European countries, including Germany, temporarily shut their consulates in Istanbul this week, citing security concerns. Turkey says they are waging "psychological warfare."
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The top human rights court in Europe has found Hungary guilty of violating the rights of a refugee who died in 2016. Hungary has one of the worst records on refugee protections in Europe.
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In East Jerusalem, locals are still coming to terms with the trauma of the attack that left seven people dead as they gathered to pray at a synagogue on January 27. That attack was followed by a second incident the following day, which injured two Israelis.