Canada

New celestial phenomena 'Steve' lights up the sky

There's a newly named celestial phenomenon visible in the skies over Canada, Europe and other parts of the northern hemisphere.

Business & Economy

NAFTA and the US: An explainer

What is NAFTA, who are the winners and losers, and why did Trump call it "the worst trade deal" in US history?

NAFTA and the US: An explainer

Business & Economy

Trump: US, Canada and Mexico to renegotiate NAFTA

US, Mexico and Canada agree to renegotiate NAFTA - hours after rumours of new executive order to leave the trade pact.

Donald Trump: US to renegotiate NAFTA, not scrap it

Middle East

Canada: Quebec maple syrup producers facing huge fines

Maple syrup is an occasional treat for most people. Canada's Quebec province produces 80 percent of the syrup consumed around the world, largely through a strict system of quotas and price controls.

Canada

Asylum seekers from US surge into Canada

Canada is on track to see the highest number of asylum claims in six years following the election of US President Trump.

Asylum seekers from US surge into Canada

REWIND

Revisiting Elsipogtog: The Fire Over Water

In 2013 we travelled to New Brunswick, Canada after protests by indigenous people against fracking had been suppressed.

Opinion

Provocateur vs racist: The bigotry double standard

In today's world people who are white, male, and right-wing can easily get away with racism and bigotry.

Steven Zhou

by Steven Zhou

Steven Zhou

US & Canada

Malala Yousafzai made an honorary Canadian citizen

The advocate for girls' right to education worldwide is only the sixth person to ever receive the symbolic title.

Malala Yousafzai made an honorary Canadian citizen

Sport

US, Mexico, Canada launch joint football World Cup bid

Trump's rocky relations with Mexico will not affect the football World Cup bid, says US Soccer Federation chief.

US & Canada

Canada aims to legalise recreational use of marijuana

Country looks set to join growing list of nations and US states that allow legal, recreational use of cannabis.

Canada

Canada companies blamed for illegal ‘e-waste’ exports

For 25 years a treaty known as the Basel Convention has ruled on how most countries should deal with the staggering amounts of so-called 'e-waste'.

US & Canada

Canada passes anti-Islamophobia motion

Non-binding motion tasks Canadian government with study to develop ways to address racism and discrimination.

Canada passes M-103 motion against Islamophobia

US & Canada

Fentanyl crisis: Canada communities respond to overdose deaths

The synthetic opioid drug fentanyl is causing thousands of overdose deaths across North America. As Canada’s authorities struggle to respond to the wave of deaths, drug users and their supporters are taking action.

US & Canada

Meet Toronto Wolfpack, Canada’s first professional rugby team

The sport of Rugby League does not have a stronghold in Canada, but that is about to change. A team has been launched in Toronto that will play league matches in England, a transatlantic commute for away games. And they are already making an impact.

US & Canada

Canada sees surge in border crossings from US

The number of refugees crossing into Canada from the US has soared since late last year. Many say they are fleeing a climate of fear in the US.