WASHINGTON — The Biden administration will lift travel restrictions at the land borders with Canada and Mexico starting in November for fully vaccinated travelers, reopening the door of the United States to tourists and separated families that had been sealed from the country during the pandemic. Those who provide proofContinue Reading

MONTREAL — Since Aude Le Dubé opened an English-only bookshop in Montreal last year, she has had several unwelcome guests each month: Irate Francophones, sometimes draped in Quebec flags, who storm in and berate her for not selling books in French. “You would think I had opened a sex shopContinue Reading

OTTAWA — A Canadian man admitted in court on Friday that he made up tales about serving as an Islamic State fighter and executioner in Syria. In exchange, Canadian authorities dropped criminal charges against him of perpetrating a hoax involving the threat of terrorism. The man, Shehroze Chaudhry, had spreadContinue Reading

Canada will make vaccination mandatory as of next Tuesday for air and rail passengers, and as of Oct. 29 for federal government workers, including members of the military and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced on Wednesday. “We have covered a lot of ground against Covid-19,”Continue Reading

OTTAWA — Peter Nygard, the Canadian former fashion executive who was once given to boasting about his flamboyant lifestyle, waived a Canadian extradition hearing on Friday, a move that will soon bring him to the United States to face charges of sex trafficking, racketeering conspiracy and other crimes victimizing dozensContinue Reading

HONG KONG — A Sri Lankan family that sheltered the former National Security Agency contractor Edward J. Snowden after he fled to Hong Kong in 2013 has been given asylum in Canada, an aid group supporting the family said Tuesday. Supun Thilina Kellapatha and Nadeeka Dilrukshi Nonis landed in TorontoContinue Reading

Canada has doubled to 40,000 the number of Afghans fleeing the Taliban that it plans to take in, the Canadian foreign minister said Monday, fulfilling a campaign pledge made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The announcement, which came a week after Mr. Trudeau’s party won re-election, was certain to beContinue Reading

Canada has doubled to 40,000 the number of Afghans fleeing the Taliban that it plans to take in, the Canadian foreign minister said Monday, fulfilling a campaign pledge made by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The announcement, which came a week after Mr. Trudeau’s party won re-election, was certain to beContinue Reading

new video loaded: Detained Huawei Executive Speaks After U.S. Agrees to Her Release transcript Back transcript Detained Huawei Executive Speaks After U.S. Agrees to Her Release Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of Huawei Technologies, spoke outside a courthouse in Vancouver, British Columbia, after the U.S. agreed to allow her toContinue Reading

The trail to our yurt was narrow, muddy and peppered with tiny ceramic and plastic gnomes, fairies and bears. My 8-year-old daughter, clutching her stuffed giraffe and gingerly avoiding the knotty roots, spotted a miniature tiger, crouched at the base of a pine tree. She was too weary to offerContinue Reading