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As the world looks to address climate change at the COP28 summit in Dubai, we take a look at the effects of extreme weather across the Americas – from Canada to Brazil – and at whether or not the region's leaders are prepared to tackle the issue.
The decision comes amid Canada's accusations that India was behind the killing of a Sikh separatist leader near Vancouver. The incident has caused diplomatic relations to deteriorate between Ottawa and New Delhi.
In this edition of Revisited we head to Canada to discover the diversity of the country's French accents and cultures as the use of French in the mainly English-speaking country declines. From Port Royal in Nova Scotia to Toronto via New Brunswick and Quebec, what remains of the 18th-century colony of New France? Our correspondent reports.
The Indian community in Canada is more divided after Ottawa said Indian agents were behind the murder of a Sikh activist three months ago. DW spoke to Sikh community members in Toronto.
Tensions are flaring up between India and Canada over Khalistan separatists, with the row also sending out shockwaves throughout the Sikh diaspora.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken has said that the US takes "very, very seriously" incidents of "transnational repression," adding that he wants to ensure "accountability."
Negotiations between the Canadian Unifor union – representing 5,700 workers – and carmaker Ford have been extended for another 24 hours after a prior labour contract expired at midnight on Monday. A strike could be on the cards if a deal is not found by then. Meanwhile, the US's major auto industry union is picketing against Ford, GM and Stellantis. Also in this edition, the EU's digital chief raises concerns over Chinese data laws. Plus, olive oil prices reach record highs.
What if we could eat broccoli that's sweet? Or cherries without pits? How about apples that don't go brown? With gene editing, nearly everything is possible. In May, Canada announced it would loosen regulations around new farming techniques. An authorisation is no longer required to create new types of genetically modified seeds. They also don't need a label, unlike traditional GMOs.
Australia oppose a standard test to the Super Falcons more than Canada did. And that is without a doubt on this episode of The Nutmeg, we'll preview the seven games of Randy Ru's team at the FIFA Women's World Cup.
The Super Falcons carry the hopes of our nation on their shoulders in Australia and New Zealand as they open their World Cup campaign with the daunting task of facing Olympic Champions, Canada on Friday morning.
From Spain to Canada, wildfires are burning out of control. DW looks at strategies to prevent infernos worsened by climate change.
In addition to Nike, Canada has also launched a separate probe into the Dynasty Gold mining company for allegedly benefitting from the use of Uyghur forced labor in China.