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Canada is taking its first steps towards easing pandemic border restrictions. The changes will apply to fully vaccinated Canadians and others with family ties to Canada. Even so, most restrictions remain in place despite growing discontent expressed by U.S. lawmakers in border states.
Police in Canada have charged a 20-year-old man with murder for the deaths of four people killed when hit by a truck. Police say the driver deliberately targeted the family because they are Muslim.
The remains of 215 indigenous children at a former school prompt calls for an investigation.
MONTREAL — With just over 3% of Canadians fully inoculated against COVID-19, a growing number of America's northern border states and communities have stepped up to offer excess vaccines to Canadians.
Canada could surpass the COVID-19 infection rate of the U.S. for the first time since the start of the pandemic, due to a rise in cases involving variants while vaccine supplies remain limited.
To preserve this beloved French-Canadian tradition, in the region that produces 70% of the global maple syrup supply, dozens of sugar shacks have organized to offer patrons a way to bring meals home.
A year after the closure of the U.S.-Canada border, cross-border families appeal to authorities to lift restrictions brought on by the pandemic.
At the start of the pandemic, Canada stopped asylum-seekers who tried to reach the country by land and sent them back to the U.S. Rights groups say these emergency measures are no longer necessary.
Canadian officials say they're disappointed that President Biden revoked the Keystone XL Pipeline permit — but they're also looking forward to working with the new administration on climate change.
The Canadian province of Quebec will impose a curfew and reimpose lockdown measures not seen since the spring as experts project hospitals could be pushed beyond their capacity within weeks.
Fish biologist Matt Windle first started using drones back in 2013, to track critically endangered American eels.
Advisory panels, focused on areas from transportation to housing, started meeting this fall. The committees are charged with making recommendations to the council on where to allocate funds or mandate changes ...
Earlier this fall, Pascal Genest-Richard pulled up beside a farmhouse in Quebec’s Eastern Townships. The agronomist working for the Missisquoi Bay watershed association had come to check on the creek out back that runs between two fields of soybeans, whose contents eventually spills into the northern end of Lake Champlain.
However, they face increasing competition from hotels, condos and other developments for loading and docking space along the shoreline.