Nupur and Ajay Soin have been waiting more than two years for Nupur’s teenage son, Shaurrya, to join them in Maple Ridge. They say his permanent residency visa has yet to be approved, and they don’t know what the holdup is.
Drought conditions on the Prairies are threatening crops and water supplies, and raising the risk of wildfires, farmers and scientists said.
Vaccines are now rolling out across Canada at a rapid pace as supply has finally begun to catch up with demand. While we’re still far from returning to normal life, Canadians are more and more protected from the worst of COVID-19 with each passing day.
Until the COVID-19 pandemic has been brought under control and Jason Kenney improves his polling and mitigates the internal fissures within the United Conservative Party, the Alberta premier will remain susceptible to further caucus revolts, says political scientist Duane Bratt.
Bill C-10 was supposed to be the Trudeau government’s opening salvo in a campaign to rein in Big Tech. Rookie minister Steven Guilbeault’s clumsy handling of the file threatens to knock that campaign sideways.
Nature and capitalism both abhor a vacuum. There’s a coalition of companies ready to fill Central Canada’s Greyhound-shaped hole — and talk of a new coast-to-coast bus network. But some of that transformation might need government help.
A leader whose popularity has seemed virtually unassailable is now dealing with deep anger over his COVID-19 response, with scenes of the country’s health system failing, crematoriums overwhelmed, and Indians pleading for basic medical supplies.
The veteran Prince Albert RCMP officer accused in the death of Braden Herman “indirectly” provided the details needed to find the 26-year-old’s body and later open a homicide investigation, according to the city’s police chief.
Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run double during a five-run seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Friday night.
Vancouver police have apologized after officers wrongly detained and handcuffed an 81-year-old retired Black judge during his morning walk on the seawall while searching for a suspect described as dark-skinned and decades younger.
Kyle Connor scored twice including the eventual winner as the Winnipeg Jets beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Friday in the regular-season finale for both teams.
Some secondary students in Canada’s largest school board are calling for the elimination of quadmesters, saying the condensed schedules are leading to mental health issues and information overload for students.
The U.S. Senate voted this week on a bill that would see Alaska-bound cruise ships sail past B.C. this summer, but the province says the ships will return once borders reopen.
Extreme drought in parts of Saskatchewan and Manitoba has made for a poor start to the growing season. Across the Prairies, unusually dry conditions will jeopardize crops, threaten the water supply and increase the risk of fires.
A permanent outdoor event space is opening later this spring in downtown Edmonton. The Backyard features repurposed shipping containers and will partner with local food and beverage vendors.
An Alberta separatist party is hopeful the United Conservative Party’s internal clashes will help their upstart movement grow.
Sabrina Ionescu made a 3-pointer from the wing with less than a second remaining to give the New York Liberty a 90-87 victory over the Indiana Fever on Friday night in the WNBA’s season opener.
Some B.C. residents are raising concerns about glitches in the province’s vaccine registration — warning others to double check their information if they don’t receive a notification text, or if they see no available vaccination appointments in their community.
The formal inquiry into the issue of money laundering in British Columbia heard from its final witness Friday as a former gaming minister appeared for a second time to answer questions about inconsistencies during his first round of testimony.
The Calgary Stampede says it intends to go forward with the 10-day event this year, but it won’t look like any of its previous events.
RCMP haven’t adequately adapted to communication in a social media-savvy world, a New Brunswick criminologist says.
Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, the military commander leading vaccine logistics at the Public Health Agency of Canada, has left his post and is now the subject of a military investigation, according to a statement from the Department of National Defence.
Cases resulting from this month’s school outbreak are starting to recover, as the territory reported 38 active cases, including one more confirmed.
Jurors are still deciding the fate of the St. John’s police officer accused of sexual assault.
The P.E.I. Council of People with Disabilities said they continue to get phone calls from Islanders who are being told to leave a store if they’re not wearing a mask — even if they explain they cannot because of a medical condition.
The telecommunications disturbance that impacted Yukon this week demonstrates the urgent need for the Dempster fibre optic line to be built, according to Yukon Party MLA Brad Cathers.
B.C. health officials announced 494 new cases of COVID-19 and two more deaths on Friday.
Health minister Tyler Shandro said Alberta administered 63,953 vaccine doses on Thursday, its highest single-day total thus far. While it took Alberta 119 days to administer one million doses, Shandro says the province hit two million doses in 29 days.
The past year saw lobbyists set a record for the number of contacts with official Ottawa as they tried to influence how Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government spent billions of dollars on pandemic aid, Canada’s lobbying commissioner said Friday.
More than a dozen U.S. states quickly embraced new federal guidelines that say fully vaccinated Americans no longer need to wear masks indoors or outdoors in most cases. But others hesitated amid doubts about whether the approach is safe or even workable.
Alberta Health Services has been granted a restraining order against Kevin J. Johnston, who has threatened to arm himself and go to the homes of health workers.
Fines issued through the emergencies act increased on Thursday to a maximum of $7,500 for individuals and to $100,000 for corporations found to be in violation of Saskatchewan’s emergency planning laws.
Preliminary talks on lifting restrictions along the Canada-U.S. border are underway, says a source with direct knowledge of the situation.