An agreement between neighbors has kept a territorial dispute between the US and Canada at bay for nearly 30 years. But as shipping traffic increases, some worry it's leaving the arctic open to catastrophe.
Haitian migrants and others afraid of being deported from the US are crossing illegally into Québec in hopes of a better fate there. They're being welcomed in Montreal but it's uncertain how many of them will be able to stay in the country.
A new oil pipeline from Alberta to British Columbia would cross native land and send more than six times as many tankers through crowded waterways between Vancouver and Seattle. That has people on both sides of the border vowing to fight.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promises to make steep cuts in climate pollution while still increasing the flow of dirty tar sands oil. It's a high-wire act that has him taking fire from both sides.
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.
When the New York Police Department encouraged its followers on Twitter to share photos of themselves with NYPD officers, the result was not what they expected. Two days later, the hashtag has been mimicked in a half dozen cities around the world to showcase police brutality. But the social media effort has had another consequence: it has started a global dialogue about the perception of police and policing in different cities.
Canada has a unique system mandated in its immigration law — citizens and residents can sponsor refugees to come to their country. That means providing money, food, housing, and helping them find a job.
Green energy is more popular than ever, in both red and blue states. But with Republicans taking over Congress, the government's approach to climate change and renewable energy is up in the air. So what comes next?
Shireen Ahmed is a Muslim soccer player and coach living in Toronto, Canada. She was born to Pakistani parents and soccer was always a major part of her life. Following her passion, though, became a challenge when she decided to cover her hair.
Allegations against Bill Cosby dating from decades ago have stirred a debate in the US over whether legal statutes of limitations should apply to sexual assault cases. Some countries, like Canada and the UK, don't have deadlines for prosecuting such cases, which has allowed prosecutors to open high-profile "historic cases" of assault with some success.