Canada & World

Ontario to issue 50 new cannabis store licences, eight to go to First Nations

The 42 stores selected through the lottery will be distributed regionally

Controversial anti-abortion film ‘Unplanned’ to hit more than 24 Canadian theatres

More than 24 cinemas across the country are due to screen ‘Unplanned’ for a week starting July 12

On Hold: Veterans facing long waits when calling for help

Feds aim to answer 80% of calls within two minutes, but only 40% last year actually were

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CN Rail train derailment between Terrace and Prince Rupert
CN Rail train derailment between Terrace and Prince Rupert
Ferry Island Invasion
Kermode Friendship Society says trustee silence is 'deafening'

Arctic fox walks 4,500 km from Norway to Canada

News comes from research published by the Norwegian Polar Institute

VIDEO: NASA launches Orion crew capsule to test abort system

Agency aims to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024 using Space Launch System rocket

Canadian arrested after stolen backhoe smashes home, starts fire

The man took an erratic drive on a backhoe this Canada Day

Court case seeks details of how Nova Scotia man was wrongfully convicted of murder

63-year-old Glen Assoun spent nearly 17 years in jail for a crime he didn’t commit

Global boom in natural gas is undermining climate change action: report

Just over one-third of that development, 35 per cent, is in Canada

Cannabis use jumped 40 per cent in Canada between 2013 and 2017, UN report says

Report says there was a 40 per cent increase in usage of the drug between 2013 and 2017

VIDEO: Canada celebrates 152nd birthday with fireworks and flybys

Vancouver-born actor Ryan Reynolds among high-profile celebrities at Parliament Hill party

PHOTOS: 50 years of LGBTQ pride showcased in protests, parades

More than 2,000 people gathered outside the bar where patrons resisted the famous June 28, 1969, police raid

Hong Kong braces for more protests on handover anniversary

New extradition rules added fuel to the fire this year

Wide grins and historic handshake for Trump, Kim at DMZ

Trump became the first sitting American leader to step into North Korea

Third-party advertisers start disclosing ad spending as election nears

As of June 30, groups that aren’t political parties but want a say in the fall campaign will need to register with Elections Canada

Canada’s border service has removed fewer than 900 of 45,000 ‘irregular’ asylum-seekers

Since early 2017, more than 45,000 migrants have arrived in Canada irregularly

New Trudeau-Trump opioid plan helps rebuild frayed relations from trade talks

Only a small amount of illegal opioids enter the U.S .from Canada, which the U.S. readily acknowledges

At G20, Trudeau highlights plight of Canadians in China, but details scarce

Canadian government’s strategies included trying to rally support from other G20 countries

Kiefer Sutherland says tweet to Doug Ford ‘was not about policy’

The actor had asked Ontario premier to stop using his grandfather Tom Douglas’ name