The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, the Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and the British Columbia Investment Management Corp., or BCI, are among the large Canadian investors in multinational companies that have partnered with the Myanmar military, or Tatmadaw, whose “economic interests enable its conduct,” according to a 2019 report to the UN Human Rights Council.
Fractious presidential debate unlikely to move needle for Trump
It was unlikely the president succeeded, largely because of his own combative and chaotic behavior but also because the insult-filled and often fact-free affair may have left the few undecided voters watching at home more dispirited than engaged.
Global Coronavirus Deaths Surpass One Million
U.S. accounts for nearly a fifth of the more than 33.1 million Covid-19 cases reported globally
NZ Election 2020: Newshub-Reid Research poll shows Labour governing alone as National languishes in the 20s
Ahead of Oct 17 New Zealand vote:
Long-concealed Records Show Trump's Chronic Losses and Years of Tax Avoidance
Donald J. Trump paid $750 in federal income taxes the year he won the presidency. In his first year in the White House, he paid another $750.
He had paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years — largely because he reported losing much more money than he made.
Armenia imposes martial law after clashes with Azerbaijan
The long-running dispute in the south Caucasus attracts regional and western concern because the area is a corridor for pipelines carrying oil and gas from the Caspian Sea to global markets.
Turkey has strong cultural and economic ties with Azerbaijan and has threatened to stand with it in any conflict. Russia, another regional power, is traditionally close to Armenia but has had growing links with Azerbaijan’s elites in past years.
Brexit trade talks: Deal can and must be made, says CBI boss
Dame Carolyn Fairbairn, the boss of the Confederation of British Industry, said it was the time for "the spirit of compromise to shine through".
The Brexit transition period, in which the UK has kept to EU trading rules, ends on 31 December.
Trudeau warns of 'climate reckoning' in UN address, urges shake-up of global establishment
"Right now, our world is facing a climate reckoning," Trudeau said. "We are at this point because of our collective inability, over the past decades, to make the tough decisions and sacrifices needed to fight climate change and save future generations."
The world needs a new way of thinking in order to address the challenges of climate change, inequality and health care.
WATCH: Battle lines drawn over filling Ruth Bader Ginsburg vacancy
Canada accused of breaching obligations under Arms Trade Treaty by allowing exports to Turkey
Canada is being accused of breaching its obligations under both domestic law and the global Arms Trade Treaty by allowing exports of high-tech imaging and targeting systems to the Turkish military.