In the western province of Alberta, provincial officials are trying to find more doctors willing to offer assisted dying.
Border officials have seizing an unprecedented number of packages containing the deadly synthetic opioid in the last four months, much of it postmarked from China.
A local heroin task force suggested that the city try what’s worked in several places outside the US: Spaces for addicts to safely get high without fear of law enforcement.
As high-profile cases in America highlight the problem of sexual assault on college campuses, Canadian universities are scrambling to update their policies to address harassment and assault involving students.
Touching or inhaling even a small amount of fentanyl can be fatal, so federal police in Canada are now carrying naloxone in case they come in contact with it.
After federal officials made a surprise announcement that postponed construction of the Dakota Access pipeline, the Standing Rock Sioux tribe vowed to fight on.
Canadian doctors can now apply to get heroin prescriptions for patients who have not responded to methadone and other medically-assisted treatment options.
Medically assisted suicide has been legal across Canada since June, and in Quebec since December.
The children were taken out of their homes in Canada, largely without the consent of their families or bands, and placed in non-Indigenous care from the 1960s to the 1980s, in a period now known as the Sixties Scoop.
By Justin Ling
In an effort to boost diversity in their ranks, police forces in several countries have begun allowing Muslim women to wear the veil while on duty.
Over the years, about 200 members of the US Army sought refuge in Canada over their objections to the war. Most either left voluntarily, or have been deported. But two dozen have hung on, battling for their sanctuary through the courts.
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police screened a video on Thursday that showed Aaron Driver pledging allegiance to the leader of the Islamic State and threatening Canada. Driver was killed on Wednesday in a police operation.
Various media reported that 23-year-old Aaron Driver was killed inside a home in Strathroy, Ontario. Driver made headlines after he was arrested last summer and subsequently released on a peace bond over fears he would engage in terrorism.
Carfentanil is a synthetic drug typically used to sedate elephants and other large wild animals. The package intercepted at a Vancouver mailing center originated in China and was falsely marked as printer accessories.
The amount of undeclared or suspected criminal proceeds seized from Chinese travelers in Canada has more than doubled since 2013. Now, it represents 30 percent of all suspect money seized by Canadian authorities at airports.
The decision sets an important precedent for how school boards in the province of Alberta will go about protecting the identity of trans students. It comes as various levels of government across Canada grapple with gender identity issues.
Ontario's Special Investigations Unit was created as an independent civilian-run body that took investigations of police conduct out of the hands of police. But it's been slammed for secrecy and accused of protecting police.
They doubt new funding will tell them anything more about their sisters’ cases.
The government announced on Wednesday the start of a long-awaited inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women, who are six times more likely to be murder victims than non-Aboriginal women in Canada.