Canada News

Epicentre shifts to Prairies

Dec 3, 2020 / 6:50 pm

The three Prairie provinces have become the epicentre of COVID-19's second wave in Canada — surpassing Ontario and Quebec, the two most populous...

Rural case rates surging

Dec 3, 2020 / 5:36 pm

As Alberta recorded another daily record of COVID-19 cases Thursday, its chief medical officer of health warned that rural areas are feeling the effects....

Report: Meng negotiating

Dec 3, 2020 / 5:12 pm

American authorities are reportedly in talks with Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. CFO Meng Wanzhou about a resolution to her extradition case, the Wall Street...

Van attacker 'irredeemable'

Dec 3, 2020 / 4:01 pm

The man who drove a van down a crowded Toronto sidewalk and killed 10 people said his actions are "99 per cent irredeemable" after turning to the...

Liberals table UNDRIP bill

Dec 3, 2020 / 12:49 pm

The Liberal government introduced long-awaited legislation Thursday to implement the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, which...

Max approval 'imminent'

Dec 3, 2020 / 10:26 am

The father of a young woman who died in the Boeing 737 Max crash last year says federal officials told victims' families approval of the beleaguered...

Forces ready on vaccine

Dec 3, 2020 / 8:56 am

The Canadian Armed Forces received formal orders last week to start planning for the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, though the military’s top...

COVID-19: latest numbers

Dec 3, 2020 / 6:55 am

The latest numbers of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Canada as of Thursday Dec. 3, 2020. Canada: 389,775 confirmed cases (67,564 active, 309,886 resolved, 12,325...

Minister: I saw what I saw

Dec 3, 2020 / 6:50 am

Federal Indigenous Services Minister Marc Miller gave a short response when asked about an investigation that found an RCMP officer did not intentionally hit a...

RCMP needs 'drastic action'

Dec 3, 2020 / 6:35 am

The author of a report that found a toxic, misogynistic culture in the RCMP says the police force must take some "drastic actions" right away to...

Train runs over antelopes

Dec 2, 2020 / 4:08 pm

Canadian Pacific Railway says an investigation is underway following the release of a video showing one of the company's trains running over dozens of...

Assisted death bill on clock

Dec 2, 2020 / 3:44 pm

Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole is urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to amend a government bill on assisted dying to better protect Canadians with...

UNDRIP bill coming

Dec 2, 2020 / 2:49 pm

The federal government is expected to introduce a bill Thursday aimed at ensuring the laws of Canada are in harmony with the United Nations Declaration on the...

Libs table spending bill

Dec 2, 2020 / 1:54 pm

The Liberals have officially started the clock toward a key vote that will determine the fate of billions of dollars in new pandemic-related aid — and the...

Bullet holes will remain

Dec 2, 2020 / 1:30 pm

The civil servant leading the most extensive renovations on Centre Block in more than a century says the repairs will not erase the scars from the 2014 attack...

Vaccine decision soon

Dec 2, 2020 / 1:28 pm

Canada is drawing closer to making a decision on a leading COVID-19 vaccine candidate, Health Minister Patty Hajdu said Wednesday as the federal government...

Lakes drained in far north

Dec 2, 2020 / 12:41 pm

Scientists say a year in which almost 200 tundra lakes drained away could point to what's in store for Canada's North. Between 2017 and 2018, 192 lakes...

Canada restarts deportations

Dec 2, 2020 / 12:40 pm

Refugee advocates are criticizing Canada's decision to resume deportations before the country irons out the details of a program to grant permanent...

Van killer would do it again

Dec 2, 2020 / 11:53 am

A psychiatrist says the man who killed 10 pedestrians in Toronto's van attack said he'd consider carrying it out again to better his "kill...

Feds miss boil-water promise

Dec 2, 2020 / 11:47 am

The federal government says it will not meet a marquee pledge by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to lift all boil-water advisories in First Nations communities by...