Some Canadians really want to sponsor Syrian refugees. Turns out it's harder than they thought.
Canada has a unique program that allows local residents to sponsor the resettlement of a refugee family. This group in Nelson, British Columbia is all set — except for one thing.
Vancouver's former Olympic Village is now home to urban beavers
It was once the home to thousands of the world's greatest athletes. Now Vancouver's Olympic Village hosts a couple of sophisticated beavers who have their own Twitter account.
Canadian wildfire flareups force more oil region evacuations
"The evacuation zone has increased north of the city of Fort McMurray due to evolving fire conditions," the regional municipality of Wood Buffalo said.
Canada PM's wife says she needs 'a team to help me serve the people'
Canadian "first lady" Sophie Grégoire Trudeau has been in the hot seat recently for saying she needs more help to fulfill her duties.
Does the US election make you want to flee to Canada? Try Maple Match.
If you want to flee a potential Trump presidency, you could sign up for Maple Match. It's a dating site targeting Americans who want to meet Canadians.
What life looks like in Canada's 'Tehranto,' where 100,000 Iranians live
In 2009, photographer Javad Parsa was forced to leave his native Iran. Now he documents the lives of Iranians living in Canada.
Canadians drive through burning city seeking safety on the other side
The government has declared a state of emergency in Alberta, a province the size of France, as firefighters battle 49 separate blazes.
Canada to legalize marijuana in 2017: health minister
The minister gave several reasons for ending the ban on pot, including the view that laws criminalizing marijuana use have been both too harsh and ineffective.
They fled Iran for the same reason, but disagree on how to change things at home
Marina Nemat and Saeid Vafa have a lot in common. They're both Iranians and they both fled to Canada after running afoul of Iran's government.
Canadian indigenous community declares state of emergency over suicides
'We live in such an impoverished environment, it seems like so much despair, and at times it just seems hopeless,' says Jackie Hookimaw, who lives in Attawapiskat.
Canada wants to revive diplomatic ties with Iran
The Conservative-led government in Ottawa abruptly cut off ties with Iran in 2012. Now, the new Liberal government says it’s time to turn the page.
At this Canadian camp, 8 years old isn’t too young for girls to 'turn heads’
A summer camp gives young girls makeup and fashion tips. Some Canadians are definitely not cool with that.
The ayatollah and the rabbi who teamed up to help Syrian refugees
What brought the unlikely duo together? It began with parking.
A shortlist of Canadian women who deserve to be on a bank note
So many amazing candidates.
Election 2016 summed up in one Google search
Super Tuesday was a big night for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. It was a bigger night for Canadian immigration websites.
Montreal wants a complete ban on plastic water bottles
But local bottled water reps complain their healthy beverage is being singled out.
Canada will end its airstrikes in Iraq and Syria on February 22
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced the decision on Monday at a press conference with Defense Minister Hargit Sajjan and other senior officials.
Canada welcomes its 10,000th Syrian refugee
The milestone does come behind schedule. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau had promised during an election campaign last year to resettle 25,000 Syrian refugees by December 31.
Canada's approach to the refugee crisis is so far very different from the American one
Canadians turn up at airport to welcome Syrian refugees.
Justin Trudeau shows up at airport to welcome Canada's first Syrian refugees
'Tonight they step off the plane as refugees. But they walk out of this terminal as permanent residents of Canada,' the prime minister said.
How Canada is leading the way on marijuana legalization
Newly elected Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his Liberal government will introduce legislation to legalize marijuana as early as 2016.
The Liberals have trounced the Conservatives in the Canadian elections
Justin Trudeau, the new Canadian prime minister, has promised 'sunny ways' ahead.
The Canadian elections today are actually kind of exciting
It is too close to call, as they say.
In Canada you could soon be walking around with tiny gay couples in your pocket
What do you see on Canada's new coin design?
Uber's latest legal challenge? Toronto taxi drivers who want $307 million
And, they want to stop Uber from operating in their city.
One in five Ottawa residents allegedly subscribed to Ashley Madison
What else do you do in the one of the world's coldest cities?
Here's how FIFA Women’s World Cup countries treat women off the field
This is what women's rights look like in the countries competing for the 2015 title.
After apparent Al Shabaab mall threat, shoppers keep calm and carry on
Security is heightened at malls from Minnesota to Paris but officials see no sign of attack plans.
Putin plans to leave G20 early after West blasts Russia over Ukraine
"I guess I’ll shake your hand but I have only one thing to say to you: you need to get out of Ukraine," Canadian PM Stephen Harper said to Putin.
No, Canadians are not invading America, but here are real security issues to worry about up north
Stop blaming Canada.
Canada says it will move soon on tough anti-terrorism legislation
Canada was jolted by a fatal hit-and-run attack on a soldier in Quebec on Monday and by the shooting death of a second soldier at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday.