Nancy Vickers, 64, struggled with Parkinson's disease and wanted an assisted death. But the first doctor she saw felt her case wasn’t covered under federal law. Vickers held firm, and navigated a system some critics say creates inconsistent access for patients. Vickers died with a different doctor
Jurors are now weighing the evidence in the Toronto trial of Dellen Millard and Mark Smich, who are accused of killing Laura Babcock. But what didn’t they hear? Shannon Martin explains what was kept from the jurors and why
A settlement has been reached in a former Halifax firefighter's sexual harassment case. The city and its fire department will admit to historic and systemic gender discrimination, bringing an end to a fight former firefighter Liane Tessier has been battling for over a decade
More controversy is surrounding Disabilities Minister Kent Hehr. For the third time in a week, he is being accused of being insensitive and insulting, leading Hehr to defend himself once again
From walking on a rainy street to smoking outside a convenience store, a series of pensive gifs depicting solitude have recently struck a chord in Japan. Freelance illustrator "Motocross" Saito spoke to the BBC about why he made them, and why he thinks they have resonated. Video by the BBC&
Fergal Keane reveals the crisis along a road in the Democratic Republic of Congo that threatens hundreds of thousands.Nearly half million of severely malnourished children at risk of starvation in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.The UN has just declared the crisis in DRC as the
Former HGV driver Barry Fox, 72, tells BBC personal finance correspondent Simon Gompertz he had "a close shave" with scammers when trying to buy a Rolls Royce on eBay.He advised people not to take large amounts of cash to buy dream products.
Some of the survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire are still living in hotels, six months after the tragedy. Tiago Alves says he does not expect his needs to be a priority, but feels he is living in limbo.
The California wildfire situation is showing no signs of improvement. Nearly 100,000 people have been forced from their homes by what is quickly becoming one of the worst fires in the state's history
Dogs are being trained to protect crops in Ontario. Their target — the weevil, a dangerous bug which can cause millions in damages to vegetables in greenhouses
B.C.'s controversial Site C hydroelectric dam is set to proceed. The provincial NDP government made what it said was a tough decision, but said cancelling the project would be a worse idea. The project is already over its budget and despite the supposed energy and economic benefits it would bring
A tax revenue deal for pot has been agreed upon by provincial and federal ministers. The final agreement gives the provinces 75 per cent of the revenue and caps federal revenue at $100 million
U.S. President Donald Trump's accusers are calling for an investigation into his alleged sexual misconduct — revisiting allegations, first made during the campaign, in light of the more recent wave of similar allegations against other politicians and celebrities
New York's subway was hit by an explosion in what the city's mayor is calling 'an attempted terrorist attack'. A suspect is in custody, after a pipe bomb that was strapped to him detonated during the height of the morning rush hour. Three other people were hurt in the incident