While many Canadians will be celebrating the upcoming holidays with their loved ones, the past year has been especially challenging for those struggling with homelessness, hunger, mental health and unemployment. The Salvation Army’s 2021 iconic Christmas Kettle Campaign kicks off on November 18th and runs until December 24th, with a goal of raising $12 million for those in need.
The Netherlands confirmed 13 cases of the new omicron variant of the coronavirus and Australia found two on Sunday as the countries half a world apart became the latest to detect it in travellers arriving from southern Africa.
The EU's border agency will dispatch a plane to monitor the shores of the English Channel for migrant activity after 27 people died when their overcrowded, inflatable boat sank en route to Britain, the deadliest migration accident on record on the treacherous crossing.
Homicide charges following investigations into overdose deaths in Canada can be described as falling into two categories: pre- and post- fentanyl. W5 found that starting in 2016, there was a significant uptick: 135 manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death charges being laid by police and prosecutors across Canada.
Canada's new chief of defence staff says that he is keeping his eyes on a handful of dangerous international situations that could require Canadian Armed Forces participation or intervention, and is promising a series of new initiatives aimed at improving military culture in the weeks ahead.
An 'extraordinary' amount of rain has fallen on British Columbia this fall, saturating the ground and making disasters like the one that struck the province earlier this month more likely, according to Environment and Climate Change Canada.
Brazilian police have recommended multiple criminal charges against miner Vale SA and Germany's TUV SUD for their role in a 2019 dam burst that killed 270 people and caused extensive environmental damage, according to a statement on Friday.
The Greater Sudbury Police Service (GSPS) is requesting the public’s assistance in locating two men wanted on Canada-wide arrest warrants for Attempted Murder with a Firearm following an Oct. 23 altercation on Kingsway Boulevard where several gunshots were fired into a crowd.
Experts say a calm, cool and collected conversation is best, particularly between co-parents as you try to make a decision on what's best for your child surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. Kids five to 11 started receiving their vaccines in parts of northern Ontario Friday.