Opponents of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline say it threatens waterways and wildlife habitats along its route. Last month's spill from the original Keystone pipeline just helped them make their case.
Robbie Robertson considers himself a storyteller. He says he learned that at the Six Nations Indian Reserve. "I witnessed elders who told stories that just went right deep into my soul," Robertson said.
A year long investigation has found that in places like Montreal, hundreds of thousands of residents may be exposed to high levels of lead in their drinking water. Old pipes and a lack of testing regulations are in part to blame, said lead investigator Patti Sonntag of Concordia University.
The House of Representatives passed a bill this week in defense of former US Marine Paul Whelan, calling on Russia to either offer up "legitimate evidence" of wrongdoing against Whelan or release him from prison.
Québec's new religious symbols ban is now in effect as teachers return to school under the new regulations. For many, they're unsure how to navigate the law that says they may keep wearing headscarves and other religious headwear — but only if they don't change jobs.
For today's Geo Quiz: The Yukon Quest is under way. 25 mushers and their sled dogs left Whitehorse in Canada's Yukon Territory on Sunday. They're headed northwest to Fairbanks, Alaska — 1,000 miles away, as the dogs run. Where's the halfway poi
Today's Geo Quiz is for the birds. The Great Backyard Bird Count gets under way this weekend. The idea is to report on what's on view in your backyard. Miyoko Chu of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology explains why counting birds is important.
For today's Geo Quiz, we head to the frozen north. We have heard a lot about the problem of melting ice as climate change warms up the Arctic. But scientists are also worried about something else that is melting up there — permafrost.
Animal manure on industrial farms can wreak environmental havoc. At the University of Guelph in Ontario, microbiologist Cecil Forsberg has found a solution to the problem. He genetically modified pigs to produce low-phosphorous manure.
Derek Stoffel reports on today's announcement by Canada's prime minister regarding Afghanistan, as Stephen Harper said Canada will not extend its own mission in Afghanistan unless another NATO country sent more troops to Afghanistan's dangerous Kandahar province.