A woman speaks to a crowd of people on a sunny day

Why Hamilton is now permitting homeless encampments and tiny homes in parks

Mayor Andrea Horwath says the long-term goal is to have everyone in permanent housing

Two people stand on a beach looking at glowing orange smoke across a lake.

“Like a science-fiction movie”: The story of one couple’s evacuation from Kelowna

Bonnie Sherwin and her husband, Don, fled their home of 30 years as fires approached. They don’t know when they’ll go back.

A line of cars and trucks wait in standstill traffic on a curved wet road.

“Sixty-three per cent of N.W.T’s population have been evacuated”

Alty says at least 6,500 residents have left since the evacuation order was given on Wednesday, with more departing today

‘Anybody want to drive this ambulance to Ukraine?’

Responding to an urgent call for working ambulances on the ground, two Canadian EMTs jumpstarted a fundraising campaign and embarked on a remarkable three-day journey from Victoria, B.C., to war-torn Ukraine

Ukrainian troops examine the scene of a downed aircraft in Kyiv on Friday.(Oleksandr Ratushniak/AP)

Why sanctions over the Ukraine invasion won’t stop Putin

Terry Glavin: Xi Jinping has the Russian leader’s back as the two advance the authoritarian political model around the world


The Power List

50 Canadians who are forging paths, leading the debate and shaping how we think and live

People contribute to a hand painting during the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Ottawa on Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

The case for an inquiry into Canada’s treatment of First Nations children

Cindy Blackstock: ‘Canada continues to treat First Nations people as if they are not worth the money by providing deficient public services on reserves and choosing to not implement solutions’

Ryan Gemser on rescuing cattle by Sea-Doo during the B.C. floods in November (Jennifer Gauthier/Reuters)

Ryan Gemser on rescuing 40 cows by Sea-Doo during the B.C. floods

‘We didn’t lose any cows. If they had stayed there, they probably wouldn’t have made it.’

Dr. Janice Fitgerald, Chief Medical Officer of Health receives a high-five from 11 year old Keira O'Keefe following administering her a COVID-19 vaccine in St. John's N.L., today, Thursday, November 25, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly

How did Newfoundland manage to vaccinate 75 per cent of 5-11-year-olds?

Clear communication, speedy mobilization and a culture of vaccine acceptance has helped the province get first doses to more kids than any province or territory

The search for Anne Frank’s betrayer

Canadian author Rosemary Sullivan’s new book describes the six-year investigation into how the Nazis learned about the Amsterdam annex where the Frank family hid during WWII

A doctor wears goggles and an N95 mask during a drive through COVID-19 vaccine clinic in Kingston, Ont., Dec. 18, 2021. (Lars Hagberg/The Canadian Press)

It’s time to switch to an N95 mask in the battle against Omicron

It’s easier for the virus to move through surgical or cloth masks, experts say, while respirators filter tiny aerosols

Experts are hopeful the Omicron wave will be short, but fear for health care capacity continues

Case counts are soaring and hospitalizations are rising. But things are very different now than they were in March 2020.