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Four men are shown wearing traditional Afghani robes with two men holding large weapons.

Taliban takes over three more Afghan provincial capitals

Top of The World: The Taliban has taken control of three more Afghan provincial capitals. And, deadly wildfires are ravaging villages and the forest in Kabyle, a mountainous region east of Algiers, Algeria’s capital. A court in China has sentenced Canadian entrepreneur and former diplomat Michel Spavor to 11 years in prison for espionage.

Taliban takes over three more Afghan provincial capitals
Jim Nickel is shown wearing a suit and tie while speaking into a microphone with an image of Michael Spavor projected on a screen in the background.

China sentences Canadian to 11 years in case tied to Huawei executive

China sentences Canadian to 11 years in case tied to Huawei executive
A man is shown riding a scooter in blurred focus while wearing a facemask with the brick facade of the Canadian embassy building in the distance.

Canadian faces spy ruling as Huawei decision looms

Canadian faces spy ruling as Huawei decision looms
Flowers, children's shoes and other items rest at a memorial

Gruesome boarding school discovery forces Canada to reckon with its cultural genocide history

Gruesome boarding school discovery forces Canada to reckon with its cultural genocide history
A ferry moves through British Colombia waters.

COVID-19 racial stats: A ‘double-edged sword’ for some marginalized groups in Canada

COVID-19 racial stats: A ‘double-edged sword’ for some marginalized groups in Canada
A flight attendant is serving meals in a flight-themed restaurant complete with airline seats and cabin crew to customers at Thai airways head office in Bangkok, Oct. 3, 2020. 

First-class swag, airplane meals, 'flights to nowhere': Airlines innovate amid pandemic

Airlines are doing everything from selling in-flight meals to “flights to nowhere” to keep customers amid the coronavirus.  

First-class swag, airplane meals, 'flights to nowhere': Airlines innovate amid pandemic
Cats rest outside a closed shop on cement steps with a red and green backdrop.

Pets stranded during the pandemic await reunions with their families

The situation for furry friends has improved as airlines slowly increase the number of flights and some nations reopen their borders. But transporting house pets during this time is still very challenging.

Pets stranded during the pandemic await reunions with their families
Chief Allan Adam of Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation exits the passenger seat of a truck before his violent arrest by Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officers, in a still from police dashcam video obtained during legal discovery, in Fort McMurray, Al

Video of police beating Indigenous chief fuels ongoing anti-racism protests in Canada

It’s one of many recent incidents of police violence against Indigenous and black people causing an outcry. 

Video of police beating Indigenous chief fuels ongoing anti-racism protests in Canada
Britain's Prince William and Catherine, duchess of Cambridge, tour in a canoe during a visit to Haida Gwaii in Skidegate, British Columbia, Canada, Sept. 30, 2016.

Indigenous groups in Canada fight to stay closed as restrictions ease

The Haida are one of many Indigenous groups across the world trying to stay closed as surrounding areas reopen following restrictions to contain the spread of the coronavirus. 

Indigenous groups in Canada fight to stay closed as restrictions ease
A front line worker from Portland Hotel Society healthcare checks on clients waiting to obtain a "safe supply" of narcotic alternatives, provided by the local health unit to combat overdoses due to poisonous additives and to help supports addicts and home

British Columbia gets creative to combat drug overdose crisis amid coronavirus

The coronavirus has threatened to worsen British Columbia’s drug overdose crisis. Some doctors are trying something unusual: prescribing opioids and stimulants, off-label, as alternatives for people who would otherwise seek out even more toxic versions on the street.

British Columbia gets creative to combat drug overdose crisis amid coronavirus
Massive light pink cherry blossoming tree in Vancouver with two people sitting on a park bench underneath it

Canada closes most of its great outdoors to curb COVID-19

High Park is the latest outdoor space to close since Canada declared a state of emergency and asked people to stay home because of the coronavirus pandemic. Much of the Canadian great outdoors is off-limits to the public — including hiking trails, campgrounds and national parks. 

Canada closes most of its great outdoors to curb COVID-19
Linda Garcia, Goldman Prize winner

Washington activist wins a Goldman Environmental Prize for defeating a dangerous oil-by-rail project

When a major export terminal project threatened to bring 360,000 gallons of crude oil per day through the Fruit Valley neighborhood of Vancouver, Washington, along the Columbia River, Linda Garcia led a long fight against the project.

Washington activist wins a Goldman Environmental Prize for defeating a dangerous oil-by-rail project
Ciara McCormack plays soccer

Vancouver Whitecaps accused of mishandling abuse allegations against former coach

Several former players for the Vancouver Whitecaps women's soccer team have come forward to say the club has mishandled accusations of bullying and sexually suggestive behavior by a former coach. Host Carol Hills speaks to one of the former Whitecaps players, Ciara McCormack.

Vancouver Whitecaps accused of mishandling abuse allegations against former coach
A man is shown walking by the red Huawei logo in a motion blur at a shopping mall in Shanghai, China.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to appear in Canada court as Chinese media slam arrest

A top executive of China's Huawei Technologies who is under arrest in Canada is set to appear in a Vancouver court on Friday for a bail hearing as she awaits possible extradition to the United States.

Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou to appear in Canada court as Chinese media slam arrest
a box of tissues and medical tray on a metal board

In Canada, some doctors are prescribing heroin to treat heroin addiction

Like the US, Canada has been wrestling with a growing drug crisis. Deaths from overdoses have reached unprecedented levels, up to nearly 4,000 last year. In response, the government has pledged more resources for addiction services — including the use of prescription heroin.

In Canada, some doctors are prescribing heroin to treat heroin addiction