Brazil sees record Amazon deforestation in first half of 2022

Environmental activists protest against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on March 9. Brazil's Amazon rainforest has been deforested by a record amount in the first half of 2022, according to the country's Space Research Institute (INPE). (Eraldo Peres/AP) Environmental activists protest against Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on March 9. Brazil's Amazon rainforest has been deforested by a record amount in the first half of 2022, according to the country's Space Research Institute (INPE). (Eraldo Peres/AP)

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Trudeau nominates Ontario judge Michelle O'Bonsawin to Supreme Court

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau nominated Ontario judge Michelle O'Bonsawin to the Supreme Court of Canada on Friday. She is the first Indigenous person chosen to sit on Canada's top court and the appointment is being celebrated as filling an important role at the highest level of the country's justice system.

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