US & Canada

Omar Khadr: Canada pays ex-Guantanamo detainee $8.1m

The settlement was given to Khadr on Wednesday and was cashed immediately, according to the Globe and Mail.

Omar Khadr: Canada pays ex-Guantanamo detainee $8.1m

US & Canada

Canada 'to apologise, pay former Guantanamo prisoner'

Ex-Guantanamo Bay inmate was 15 when he was captured by US troops at a suspected al-Qaeda compound in Afghanistan.

US & Canada

Canada 150: Indigenous people remember dark past

Canada marked its 150th birthday on Saturday, but few indigenous people were in the mood to celebrate. Activists used the occasion to highlight past injustices against the nation's first peoples.

US & Canada

Canada celebrates 150 birthday

Canadians are celebrating the nation's 150th birthday. In 1867, a constitution was created to merge three colonies into one dominion which would eventually become present-day Canada. Al Jazeera’s Daniel Lak reports from Canada.

Human Rights

Indigenous communities: Canada Day is 'repugnant'

Aboriginal communities call for a day of action to draw attention to 150 years of 'racism, genocide and colonialism'.

Indigenous groups launch protests to resist Canada Day

Opinion

Canada @150: Still trying to keep the US happy

Canada's birthday present to the world is its old foreign policy wrapped in new fancy rhetoric.

Andrew Mitrovica

by Andrew Mitrovica

Andrew Mitrovica

Canada

Canada’s sport initiative helps retiring athletes

The Canadian Olympic Committee leads a programme to offer practical and emotional support for those retiring from sport. Al Jazeera’s Farrah Esmail reports from Toronto.

Witness

Broadband Bruce: Fighting Canada's Digital Divide

A reformed troublemaker rigs up high-speed internet in his community to help turn around the indigenous reserve.

Canada

Canadian PM urges pope to apologise for native abuse

Reconciliation with indigenous people necessary for healing after 'residential school' horrors, Justin Trudeau says.

Trudeau invites pope to Canada for apology to natives

US & Canada

Vancouver PhD student gives used chopsticks new life as furniture

It's estimated more than 80 billion disposable bamboo chopsticks are thrown away around the world every year. That's more than ten for every person on the planet. And now a Canadian man has come up with a way to recycle them.

UpFront

Is everything really better in Canada?

We reveal struggles facing Canada’s indigenous people and Muslims, and question whether everything is better in Canada.

US & Canada

Canada reels from damage after heavy floods

Floodwaters are expected to start receding after a week of devastating floods in Canada's Quebec province. Hundreds were forced to evacuate and thousands of homes have been damaged.

Canada

Canada’s first ever rugby team makes history

North Americans may be consumed right now with the NBA and NHL playoffs, but a rugby team is hoping to win over some of those fans. Now a series of English teams are heading to Canada to play the Wolfpack on the team's home turf in Toronto.

US & Canada

Iran-Iraq war documentary premieres in Canada

A documentary about two former soldiers who fought on opposite sides in the Iran-Iraq war and then became friends after moving to Canada has premiered in Toronto.

US & Canada

Quebec: Uniting to fulfil mosque attack victim's dream

Muslim community in Quebec City increases security after January attack and finds ways to honour the victims.

Quebec: Uniting to fulfil mosque attack victim's dream