The share of recent immigrants of prime working age who had employment reached a new high last year, even though Canada has been opening its doors to more newcomers than ever before, according to an internal federal analysis.
Inuit have long been portrayed as living on the front lines of the climate crisis, forced to deal with shrinking ice seasons and declining availability of food. Less often considered is their seat at the table when Canada crafts climate action.
Baskut Tuncak, the UN's special rapporteur on human rights and hazardous substances and wastes, spent two weeks touring Canada and visiting First Nations living close to industrial developments or dealing with the repercussions of toxic waste.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and French President Emmanuel Macron defended their shared efforts to ease the worries of citizens, denounced those seeking to capitalize on such fears and dismissed the notion that their message wasn't breaking through to an anxious electorate.