TORONTO A state funeral was held on Tuesday for former Canadian Prime Minister John Turner who passed away last month at the age of 91.
The Canadian province of Quebec said it had launched two investigations as outrage spread on Wednesday over a livestream made by a sick indigenous woman before her death that showed staff verbally abusing her in a hospital. | Video
TORONTO Canada has reintroduced a bill on Thursday that will criminalize LGBT conversion therapy, a federal minister said after an earlier effort to ban the practice failed as the parliament was discontinued due to the coronavirus pandemic.
MONTREAL/TORONTO Quebec on Monday ordered new restrictions on bars and restaurants in coronavirus hot spots, while Ontario's premier warned of a "more complex" second wave, as Canada's two most-populous provinces saw big increases in COVID-19 cases.
TORONTO/MONTREAL Canada's two most populous provinces on Friday moved to clamp down further on social gatherings in a bid to slow a second wave of coronavirus infections that since the start of the pandemic now total more than 150,000 nationwide.
TORONTO Some pharmacies in Canada's Ontario province may receive COVID-19 test kits as soon as this week under a government plan to expand testing and reduce wait times, a pharmacy association executive told Reuters on Tuesday.
TORONTO Canada launched a fund on Thursday to invest in community-based projects to curb emissions, with bulk of the money coming from a fine that Volkswagen AG paid for breaking the country's diesel emissions rules.
TORONTO More than a quarter of Canadians from diverse ethnic groups reported experiencing discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an official survey published on Thursday.
TORONTO, Sept 17 More than a quarter of
Canadians from diverse ethnic groups reported experiencing
discrimination during the coronavirus pandemic, according to an
official survey published on Thursday.
Canada aims to more than triple its nationwide daily capacity of novel coronavirus tests to 200,000 and the federal government is providing C$4.28 billion ($3.25 billion) to provinces to reach the goal, the government said on Wednesday.