Indigenous leaders and artists, Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm, Stewart Phillip and Robert Bertrand, share their thoughts about Canada 150.
Seven in 10 polled say helping families living below the poverty line should be the main investment priority for the government, while only 17 per cent say the same for support of Indigenous communities, according to the Ipsos survey commissioned by Yahoo Canada.
U.S. President Donald Trump, left, scored lower than Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in every category surveyed by Ipsos and received the most support in Alberta, where the economy has been hurt by low commodity prices. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s leadership style is preferred by more Canadians when
Syrian refugees arrive at the Toronto Pearson International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario, in December, 2015. In particular, there are many myths and misconceptions about Syrian refugees, especially when it comes to health care. Immigrants often move to Canada to study or to ensure a better future
A poll commissioned by Yahoo Canada News found that 75 per cent of Canadians rank ‘improving’ health care as their top priority for the federal government. If you ask a Canadian what they care most about the country, chances are you’ll get a different set of values depending on where you are and who
Picking out an outfit for school picture day is an important part of any student’s academic career because it involves a decision you’ll have to live with for years to come. Taylor is an adult now and he recently took to Twitter to display his collection of old school photos that featured his unwavering
A simple request from the family of the Canadian killed in London’s terrorist attack has inspired an outpouring of goodwill, both in Canada and abroad. Christine Archibald was walking across the London Bridge on Saturday evening when she and other innocent bystanders were struck down by a speeding van
A Vaughn man’s Lamborgini was caught going twice the speed limit. A 34-year-old man recently had his 2008 Lamborghini impounded and was charged with stunt driving and speeding after driving more than double the speed limit in Vaughan, Ontario. An officer on patrol Sunday evening spotted the expensive
A woman’s angry tirade against several employees who couldn’t speak English at a Chinese speciality grocery store in Toronto has gone viral over the weekend. Teenager Frank Hong captured the incident on his cellphone and posted the video to Facebook last Friday. The 85-second video shows a woman in
A new controversy has arisen about the giant rubber duck with a hefty price tag coming to Ontario. A Dutch art studio claims the massive display of artwork, which is costing Ontario taxpayers $200,000, is a fraud. In a news release dated May 31, the studio says the six-storey-tall, 13,600-kilogram yellow
The Beatles appear on the inside cover of a Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band record. It’s been 50 years since The Beatles released their iconic album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, and the anniversary celebrations are bringing some surprising details back into the spotlight—like the fact
David McCleary Sheldon, better known as Mac Lethal, is an American rapper and something of a YouTube phenomenon, thanks to his his fast-talking, tongue-twisting rhymes. “My best friend Thomas who grew up down the street from me… Well he used to be my best friend , now he hates me and hurts me whenever
You can’t have a conversation about Canadian attitudes towards immigration without talking about white supremacy, colonialism, patriarchy and hetero-normativity. What can I say?We live in a neo-colonial state and white supremacy dictates who is fit to be a Canadian and who is not. What if we were like
We shared the results of the Ipsos poll with Hannah Sung, co-host of Colour Code, a podcast about race by the Globe and Mail, and talked about her thoughts on the findings.
What does this poll tell us about the state of the Canadian public? The state of the Canadian public is divided on the issues. A lot of it is affected by security concerns and anxieties people have around security.
A Syrian refugee looks up as her father holds her and a Canadian flag as they arrive at Pearson Toronto International Airport in Mississauga, Ontario, December 18, 2015. People outside of this country may be confident in their assumptions that Canadians are friendly, polite, peaceful and tolerant.
It’s usually an exciting time when a new retailer opens their doors nearby, and the launch of the first Costco in Iceland proves that Reykjavik residents are not immune to the power of a big box brand. The first location opened on May 23 at 9 a.m. local time and the Iceland Monitor reports that the
Seniors at Bahsa High School in Chandler, Arizona recently celebrated their imminent graduation by tossing an outrageous amount of paper down a stairwell. The paper toss is an annual tradition at Bahsa High, where seniors do the throwing and underclassmen do the cleaning up. On May 26, student Jordan
Shellfish allergies are no laughing matter, unless you’re Maddy and Drew. The young Florida couple recently shared a text message exchange that reveals how finding unwanted crab in your pasta can actually be hilarious. Maddy is an illustrator from Jacksonville and uses the Twitter handle @hatemailfanclub
Convicted serial killer Karla Homolka occasionally serves as a volunteer at an elementary school in Montreal, CityNews is reporting. Once known as the “school girl killer”, Homolka served 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to manslaughter for the deaths of Kristen French and Leslie Mahaffy. Paul