Many Ktunaxa lost their native tongue when they were sent to church-run boarding schools. Now the Ktunaxa language is making a modest comeback at a local school where both First Nations and white students study it.
A photographer found birds to be the best way to channel her sadness over the loss of friends and families. She turned the birds into a book of 135 beautiful images of birds found at Canada's Royal Ontario Museum.
Even though Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau expressed early support for letting conscientious objectors from the United States remain in Canada, not much has been done to formalize their status.
Kids growing up in Canada used to grab some old hockey sticks, a tennis ball, and a couple of soda cans to mark out goals in the street, and play. Many Canadian cities now discourage or even ban street hockey as unsafe.
Statistics show that rape is a crime that is rarely reported. But a scandal involving a Canadian radio talk show host has sparked a global conversation about sexual assault. Now thousands of men and women are tweeting about their experiences using the hashtag #BeenRapedNeverReported.
If you want to upset French language purists, learn to speak Chiac. It's a dialect of Acadian French spoken in New Brunswick that borrows liberally from English. Even as other North American dialects and languages are vanishing, Chiac seems to be sticking around.
Canadian Omar Khadr was just 15 when he allegedly threw a grenade in Afghanistan that injured Sergeant Layne Morris and killed another American. Now Khadr is suing the Canadian government for $20 million and Sergeant Morris intends to stop him from using that money.
In Canada, an imam from Iran has joined up with his next-door neighbor, a Reform rabbi, to help raise funds to resettle families fleeing civil war. What brought the unlikely duo together? It began with parking.
After the shooting and the lockdown in Ottawa, Canadian police have shared details about the suspected gunman: Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a Canadian citizen with a criminal record and a confiscated passport. But further information about his conversion to Islam and radicalization is still scarce.
A photo of three pioneering women doctors has been circulating in social media -- but they're not wearing white lab coats. They're wearing culturally significant dress and they represent the first women doctors from their countries, back in the 1800s.
There’s a battle afoot over sex education in the Canadian province of Ontario. The government says it’s overhauling its sex ed curriculum — which it hasn’t done since 1998 — to prepare kids for issues like tolerance, consent, and so many things they might encounter on the Internet. Some parents say they’ll pull their children out of class rather than expose them to what they call harmful material. But two teen activists are not only welcoming the changes: they helped make them.