The Standing Up Against Anti-Semitism in Ontario Act would have prohibited any public body from entering into contracts with people and entities that support or participate in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
Toronto cop James Forcillo was found not guilty of second-degree murder but guilty of attempted murder in January after he fired two volleys of shots at a knife-wielding Sammy Yatim on an empty streetcar.
Indigenous children are more than twice as likely than non-Indigenous children to live in poverty in Canada, according to a new study that shows First Nations children living on reserve continue to be worse off than any other group.
As Canada struggles with rising overdose deaths, its federal health agency has proposed making heroin a legitimate treatment option for severe opiate addiction.
The Fort McMurray wildfire, which forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 people, is now about 241,000 hectares in size, pushing toward the border with neighboring Saskatchewan.
Despite calls from one Canadian professor, the Rio Olympics will go ahead as planned — so the World Health Organization has a few tips on how to avoid further spread of the Zika virus.
Dieudonné M'bala M'bala, infamous for his incitement of violence against the Jewish community, was banned from entering Canada — although the Canadian government won't admit to it.
Cheers erupted as Canada announced it will fully support the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, reversing the position of the previous government, which nine years ago made it one of four countries to reject the document.
Nunavut goes to the polls on Monday to determine whether individuals and corporations can purchase and own land, or whether they need to keep leasing it from the government.
Several Facebook groups have been set up for desperate pet owners to post photos and locations, in case anyone is nearby to rescue them. And it seems to be working.
Fort McMurray is synonymous with Canada's oil sands. The sudden and mandatory evacuation caught residents, many of whom assumed the wildfire was under control, off guard.
Canada's provinces have begun lining up to offer assistance to the massive wildfires that are ravaging Alberta's north.
After Canadian John Ridsdel was beheaded by Filipino jihadists Abu Sayyaf, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau vowed that under no circumstances would Canada make ransom payments to terrorist groups.
Robert Penner, a software developer, has been an outspoken advocate for minorities in Nepal. He was reportedly arrested by police for “posting a provocative message on Twitter aimed at spreading social discord."
"A report should clarify more discrepancies than create them," said Janaya Khan of Black Lives Matter Toronto, which has been pushing for the release of a report into the death of Andrew Loku last summer.
A court has ordered that a VICE News reporter hand over digital messages with an alleged Islamic State fighter. VICE is now appealing that decision.
A few weeks ago, Jonathan Nicola was the star player on his high school basketball team, with a coach who believed he had a shot at going pro. Now he's sitting in an immigration detention cell in Windsor, Ontario.
David and Collet Stephan could face up to five years in prison for not providing their son Ezekiel with the necessities of life, after he died of meningitis in 2012.
Gabor Lukacs says Delta is discriminating against larger passengers, and he's taking to the Canadian courts to try and force the American airline to stop.
Dieudonné M'bala M'bala, who's been convicted multiple times under hate speech laws in Europe, insists he isn't anti-Semitic. He's notorious for jokes based on ethnic stereotypes and inflammatory stand-up bits about Jews.