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.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau named his deputy, Chrystia Freeland, as the country’s new finance minister and said he would suspend parliament until Sept. 23 as he attempts to turn the page on conflict-of-interest allegations that have weighed heavily on his support this summer.
Canada’s Finance Minister Bill Morneau said he was stepping down, the biggest casualty to date from a scandal tying the Liberal government to a charity with close links to the family of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Canada plans to slap its own tariffs on a range of U.S. products that contain aluminum in retaliation to President Trump’s latest move to aggravate one of the world’s largest trading relationships.
British and Canadian government agencies are investigating reports that people in their countries are receiving mystery packages of seeds.
The Canadian prime minister has again found himself caught up in controversy after a government contract was awarded to a youth charity with connections to his family.
A Canadian court ruled that a border agreement barring individuals from claiming asylum in Canada after entering the country from the U.S. is unconstitutional.
Justin Trudeau is facing ethics questions about his government’s decision to grant a contract worth hundreds of millions of dollars to a charity whose events his family members have been paid to speak at.
The monthly plunge in economic output marks the worst damage stemming from the new coronavirus and sets the stage for a hefty drop in the second quarter that could take years to recoup.
Canada has become the first triple-A-rated sovereign entity to lose its rating because of the economic downturn and the extraordinary fiscal response triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.
Over 80% of the coronavirus-related deaths in Canada have occurred in nursing homes, by far the largest share among major economies that report reliable data.
The consumer-price index fell 0.4% in May, reinforcing concerns about deflationary pressure as the economy recovers from shutdowns caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said racism is entrenched among the country’s law-enforcement institutions, chief among them the Royal Canadian Mounted Police.