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.
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.
He decided on a path in music by way of poetry — then the beat kicked in. Now he's a rising star and just signed by Def Jam. We caught up with Toronto's Jahkoy after his set at the 2016 SXSW in Austin, Texas.
The woodland caribou population in Canada is dwindling and conservationists fear the species' extinction. But does that justify killing wolves, the animal's main predator? It's a question with no easy answers.
In 2009, photographer Javad Parsa was forced to leave his native Iran. In his new life, he's met with many other Iranians, and developed a project to document their lives. They all have different reasons for leaving their mother country. Parsa just returned from the Canadian metropolis often referred to as "Tehranto."
At the Edmonton Public Library in Alberta, Canada, snoozing in the stacks will now be banned. The new rule is part of the library's effort to redirect homeless library patrons to more appropriate support services.
He's known for drinking too much, hanging out with known criminals and of course, smoking crack cocaine. A new book about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford looks at his political rise and the rather odd dynamics in his very political family.
Scientists are establishing a worldwide network of deep-sea listening posts connected to the Internet. It allows researchers -- and the public -- to hear whales, ships, and other underwater sounds. But the US Navy is uneasy.
For 30 years, a variety show has helped Vietnamese expatriates remember the past and pass down their culture and anti-communist politics. Part comedy and part musical extravaganza, the show has become a family tradition for many Vietnamese around the world.
Lobster implies luxury — no matter how it's prepared or where you're eating it. But not long ago, lobsters in the US were so cheap and unwanted that eating them was considered "cruel and unusual punishment." Here's how that changed.
The World's Andrea Crossan is our animal beat reporter. And she loves it. Her list of the best animal stories of 2014 includes a shaggy dog named Arthur, a sexy shark named Lydia and boozy birds ending up in the drunk tank.