The Trudeau government proposed repealing some mandatory sentences following protests across Canada after George Floyd’s death.
Canada is introducing new gun-control legislation that would make it possible for individual cities to ban handguns at a local level and plans to create a buyback program for banned military-style semiautomatic weapons.
A Canadian court ruled that victims of a 2018 shooting in Toronto have a viable legal claim of negligence against Smith & Wesson for failing provide safeguards on the gun used by the shooter.
Ottawa designated the far-right Proud Boys as a terrorist organization, weeks after the group’s alleged involvement in the storming of the U.S. Capitol.
The government plans more spending for the elderly, day care and drug costs, and new taxes to target “extreme wealth.”
President Biden’s revocation of a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline is spurring Canada’s energy industry to seek new markets for its top export.
Michigan has ordered Calgary-based Enbridge to close an oil pipeline that supplies Canada’s most populous region, adding another point of conflict in the energy relationship between the U.S. and Canada.
Authorities are scrambling to make up lost ground in rolling out the shots as the nation battles surging infections.
Canada blocked Chinese state-owned Shandong Gold Mining Co. from buying a gold mine in the Canadian Arctic as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau faces growing pressure to curb Beijing’s rising influence in the country and the polar region.
Canada became the third country to authorize use of the Covid-19 vaccine produced by Pfizer and BioNTech, racing ahead of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Europe’s main regulator to approve shots to its most vulnerable citizens.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he anticipates a strong economic recovery in Canada in the middle of next year, aided by government spending and savings that households and businesses have accumulated.
Canada’s deficit is growing at the fastest rate among developed nations as it seeks to prop up its coronavirus-hit economy. Officials are betting their aggressive approach will pay off, but some economists warn the heavy spending could lead to a fiscal crisis.
As cities across Canada locked down, the number of overdose deaths surged, putting the country on track to lose the gains it made last year.
Police in Quebec City early Sunday arrested a man on suspicion of killing two people and injuring five others in a stabbing rampage on Halloween near the provincial legislature.
Canada is seeing a sharp rise in cases of Covid-19, alarming health officials and triggering a second round of lockdowns and strict distancing recommendations.
Canada’s Liberal government outlined a near-term agenda to address damage done by the coronavirus pandemic that includes a focus on social policy, job creation and support for hard-hit industries.
Toronto-based WE Charity said it would wind down its Canadian operations, citing the loss of corporate sponsors and an expected drop in donations as a result of political uproar.
Canadian economic output plunged by a record amount in the second quarter amid pandemic-related restrictions on activity, while data indicated that a strong expansion is in the offing for the current quarter.
Members of Canada’s Conservative Party picked Erin O’Toole, a former military officer and veterans minister, to be the new leader, entrusting him with leading the country’s main political opposition party back to power against a scandal-weary Liberal government.
The Canadian prime minister told a parliamentary hearing that he initially challenged officials when they recommended awarding a lucrative contract to a charity with ties to his family.