Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is calling for India's help to investigate the killing of a Sikh independence activist on Canadian soil, while New Delhi says Canada has provided no information on the case.
Experts warn a months-long diplomatic row with India is only just beginning — and they suggest that better transparency around the investigation of a Sikh leader's killing and ramped-up efforts against foreign interference can inhibit the emboldening of other countries.
Thousands of people gathered in cities across Canada on Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2023, for competing protests, yelling and chanting at each other about the way schools instruct sexuality and gender identity and how teachers refer to transgender youth.
India's visa processing centre in Canada suspended services on Thursday as a rift widened between the countries after Canada's leader said India may have been involved in the killing of a Canadian citizen.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took some heat Wednesday for Canada's fossil fuel expansion at a time when the science is clear that fossil fuels must be phased out, underscoring a gulf between rhetoric and action.
One expert thinks Canada may be just at the beginning of a months-long diplomatic spat with India, as allies await more information on accusations New Delhi played a role in the death of a Canadian citizen.
The son of Sikh community leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar says his father met regularly with Canadian intelligence officers in the months before he was shot dead in British Columbia last June, a killing that's been credibly linked to India, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the House of Commons on Monday, Sept. 18, 2023.