Four caskets are covered with the Canadian flag of red and white as mourners look on.

For the first time, Canada applies terrorism charges to acts of Islamophobia


Nathaniel Veltman has been charged with murder in the case of the Azfaal family. Some legal experts say that adding the terrorism charge signals a shift in how Canada prosecutes those accused of terrorist activity.

A woman holds on to a child's hand and she places flowers at a memorial

After killing of Muslim family in Canada, this advocate calls for a collective plan to fight Islamophobia

The Supreme Court of Canada is seen in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 4, 2019.

Do US-living descendants of tribes in Canada have rights north of the border?

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

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Nick Abrantes walks after purchased three pairs of shoes during a phased reopening from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) restrictions in Toronto, Ontario, Canada May 19, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Osorio/File Photo

Canadian universal basic income experiment has been life-changing for those unemployed amid coronavirus 

Niagra Falls waterfall with a few tourists in the distance

Niagara Falls is off-limits to Americans as US-Canada border remains closed


Usually, tens of thousands of Americans take advantage of the fact that Canada is an easy border crossing away. But things are not normal this year. The city of Niagara is deserted and hotel owners wonder if they’ll be able to pay their bills this summer.

A woman opens the door to a person in a wheelchair at Pinecrest Nursing Home after several residents died and dozens of staff were sickened due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Bobcaygeon, Ontario, Canada, on March 30, 2020.

‘It felt like a war zone’: Coronavirus tears through Canada nursing homes


A cluster of COVID-19-related deaths at a Canada nursing home last month was an early sign of what was to come in similar facilities around the world.

A team of researchers at the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center selects lead antibody candidates for further screening.

Racing to develop a drug to fight COVID-19


Doctors in China and the US have transfused antibodies from recovered patients directly into the blood of people with severe cases of COVID-19. Dr. Mario Ostrowski and his collaborators want to identify the genes that encode these antibodies and use them to mass produce lab-grown versions — to turn into a drug to treat the infection.

Sandra Morales speaks at Dec. 19 action in front of Member of Parliament Bardish Chagger’s office.

What happens to the American children of asylum-seekers in Canada?

Since the 2016 election, Canada has seen a rise in requests for asylum from mixed-nationality families with US-citizen children. For those rejected, deportation threatens to separate them.

A GM worker in Canada holds a sign in red letters.

GM closures: Oshawa, Ontario, needs more than ‘thoughts and prayers’

A plant closing is about much more than lost paychecks —it shatters people’s sense of belonging and identity. Nearly 3,000 autoworkers will be out of work in Oshawa after GM announced its plans to leave after more than a century of production.