“It wasn’t long before we were flooded with cholera patients”

Shootings, fuel shortages and a growing cholera epidemic: On the ground in Haiti, Canadian MSF medical coordinator Rachelle Seguin describes the turmoil in Port-au-Prince

My devastating, inspiring trip to provide flood relief in Pakistan

Following the worst floods in Pakistan history, Mashaal Saeed of Islamic Relief Canada shares what she witnessed

Nothing prepared me for what I saw in Ukraine

When war broke out in Ukraine I went to help in any way I can, including transporting babies safely across the border. I have nightmares of what I witnessed—and plan to go back.

‘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

An armed man stands by the remains of a Russian military vehicle in Bucha, close to the capital Kyiv, Ukraine, on March 1, 2022 (AP Photo/Serhii Nuzhnenko)

Why Russia should fear the coming insurgency in Ukraine

All the key ingredients for a powerful insurgency now exist in Ukraine. If the battle turns to brutal urban warfare, Russia is in ‘big trouble’.

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

Pro-Ukraine demonstrators carry signs and Ukraine flags near Russia's UN Mission on Feb. 24, 2022 (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

The only acceptable response to Vladimir Putin

Scott Gilmore: There are a long list of actions Canada can take right now to pressure Putin and help Ukraine. And there are no excuses if it doesn’t act.

Representatives of the Taliban leave Gardermoen Airport after attending meetings in Oslo, Norway, on Jan. 25, 2022 (Javad Parsa/NTB via AP)

How the world is legitimizing the Taliban

Adnan R. Khan: Every political engagement and dollar spent in Afghanistan brings an internationally-sanctioned terrorist organization one step closer to unofficial recognition

The falsified passport bearing Alizadeh’s face and the name Elina Adamlani.

Mahnaz Alizadeh, betrayed by human smugglers, is vindicated

Her attempts to reach Canada left her in a Brazilian prison. A court there has finally cleared her name and convicted a Canadian-Iranian man of human trafficking.

Prince Andrew

Prince Andrew’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad start to 2022

First, more revelations from a civil lawsuit claiming the prince had sex with a minor. Next, the sentencing of Ghislaine Maxwell. Not a very happy new year.

Multiple stills from the viral video showing a baby being lifted over the Kabul Airport wall in August, 2021. (@OmarHaidari1/Twitter)

Exclusive: The real story of baby Farhan, the child passed over barbed wire in Afghanistan

Shannon Gormley describes how the baby made it over the wall at the Kabul airport and journeyed to Canada. It is also a tale of how Western democracies revealed the nature of their fight in Afghanistan through their abandonment of it.

A wedding fit for a commoner

Image of the week: Japan’s Princess Mako trades her royal title for love in a simple ceremony so not to rile her family and the Japanese public