At 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 21, approximately 40,000 Ontario high school students walked out of class in protest of the provincial government’s revised sex-ed curriculum.
Bert and Ernie are one of the most lovable duos in the history of children’s television. For decades, the goofy “Sesame Street” Muppets have enchanted and enthralled children while teaching them about everything from numbers and words to important life lessons — all while engaging in adorable banter
Ontario Premier Doug Ford, seen here in Toronto on Aug. 9, 2018, with Ontario Attorney General Caroline Mulroney in the background, had threatened to use the notwithstanding clause to push Bill 5 into law. Ontario’s highest court is allowing the Progressive Conservative government on their move to slash
ISIL, also known as ISIS, has produced a propaganda video in which it claims responsibility for the deadly shooting on Toronto’s Danforth Avenue on July 22. It features a montage of news footage from what it claims were its most successful western terror attacks in 2018 and audio from a speech by ISIL
“People love Terry,” older brother Fred Fox told Yahoo Canada. Every September, schools across the country hold the annual Terry Fox Run to encourage donations for cancer research. It all started in 1977 when an 18-year-old Terry Fox was diagnosed with bone cancer and had to have most of his right
Scenes of flooded streets, homes and businesses, power outages and pelting rains are emerging from the Carolinas as Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina. Storm surges of up to six feet were forecast for Belhaven, North Carolina, where this video was recorded on the night of Sept. 13.
If a person refuses to comply with a border officer's request to search their electronic devices, they don't cross the border.
Ontario Premier Doug Ford speaks to reporters, in Toronto, on Monday, September 10, 2018. The story of Doug Ford versus Toronto city council took a new turn on Monday when the Ontario premier said he plans to use the notwithstanding clause in the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms to cut the number
On Monday, an Ontario judge ruled to strike down a bill that would have seen the number of Toronto city council seats slashed nearly in half from 47 to 25. Hours after the ruling, Ford came out swinging during a news conference, announcing the province would be invoking the mighty notwithstanding clause
With millions of travellers passing through the border every year, the number of complaints is a tiny fraction of all interactions, but still something to be taken seriously. “We crossed almost every single weekend during the winter for almost 30 years (to go skiing) Maybe once we encountered a negative
A new survey suggests the vast majority of Canadians want to preserve the legacy of Canada’s first prime minister. The Angus Reid Institute released its fresh findings Wednesday in an attempt to reveal how Canadians feel about Sir John A. Macdonald, the first person to lead the country after Confederation
Citizens can receive a subsidy of up to $200 a year cloth diapers and $100 every two years for reusable menstrual products. “There are two things we’re looking at here: we want to do all we can for the environment, but we also want to help families save money,” said borough Mayor Sue Montgomery to CBC
With weather forecasters like the Farmer’s Almanac and Environment Canada publicly teasing this year’s upcoming winter conditions, with seemingly drastic discrepancies, the race to put out an accurate forecast has officially started. According to the The Old Farmer’s Almanac, Canada will experience
Have you ever had an uncomfortable encounter with a Canadian border agent? Whether it’s travelling on land or air, Canadians have come out in scores to reveal their displeasure with frontline workers. Some of the 105 complaints include allegations of racism, rudeness and disrespectful language by CBSA
Police in Canada will soon have something new to add to the arsenal of tools they can use to test drivers for intoxication, and it has criminal defense lawyers across the country talking. Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould approved the Draeger DrugTest 5000 on Aug. 27, making it the first first saliva
A statue of John A. Macdonald, which has since been removed, is seen outside Victoria’s City Hall. Outside Victoria, B.C.’s city hall stands an unassuming black metal plaque. “In 2017, the City of Victoria began a journey of Truth and Reconciliation with the Lekwungen peoples, the Songhees and Esquimalt
The government of Canada’s multi-billion-dollar pipeline project is in legal limbo after a major court ruling. The Federal Court of Appeal ruled the federal government failed to adequately consult with Indigenous groups affected by the project, and did not include a proper environmental assessment.
Summer is coming to a close, which means it’s time for the final long weekend of the warm months: Labour Day weekend. The sticky weather that the southern parts of Ontario and Quebec experienced earlier in the week is returning for the weekend, but not nearly as intense, explained Brett Anderson, a
A mother reads to her daughter at the Toronto Public Library’s High Park location in 2010. The Dial-a-Story program makes it possible for children to be read stories on the phone at no cost. You could open up a book and start reading, or you could give the Toronto Public Library a call and have them
The hot and humid conditions have been extremely uncomfortable, with humidex values upto 40 C and little to no relief with overnight temperatures. “What’s causing it is basically a strong ridge of high pressure high in the atmosphere,” explained Brett Anderson, a senior meteorologist with AccuWeather
A handgun is used at a firing range in Arizona in 2018. Canada’s National Firearms Association says it strongly opposes a proposed ban on handguns in Canada because it is the “lawfully-owned property of Canadians.” Photo from . Are Canada’s two biggest cities looking for an easy target when it comes
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, left, shakes hands with Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte in Manila in November 2017. The two world leaders have seen their relationship deteriorate since this international meeting. The president of the Philippines is taking Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to task
It’s the party that changed,” Bernier told reporters in Ottawa on Thursday. The core of Bernier’s reasoning for leaving the Tories is the party’s abandonment of “real Conservative ideas” under leader Andrew Scheer, the man Bernier lost the party leadership race to in 2017. It is clear that Max never
Justin Trudeau’s reaction to heckling has come under scrutiny again after an incident in the town of Sabrevois, Quebec, on Aug. 16. Trudeau, was addressing a crowd at a corn roast when a woman — later identified as Diane Blain — began to repeatedly shout at him. The question appears to refer to the