Canada's most decorated Olympian, Penny Oleksiak, says the COVID-19 pandemic provided her with the opportunity to step away from training and focus on her mental health – a gift she says helped her swim her way into the history books at the Tokyo Olympics.
Delia Opekokew, who was the first Indigenous women to be admitted to the bar in both Saskatchewan and Ontario, reflects on her journey as both an advocate for residential school survivors and a survivor herself.
Aug. 1 marks Canada's first federally recognized Emancipation Day, the day in which the British Empire ended the practice of slavery for close to a million African people and their descendants across the former colonies.
Canada's street supply of opioids is becoming increasingly toxic, unpredictable and contaminated thanks to ultra-potent and deadly mixtures of fentanyl, prompting renewed calls for safe supply programs that could help regain control of the drug supply.
A killer whale stranded on the rocky shore of an Alaskan island near British Columbia was rescued thanks to the help of wildlife officials and the crew of a passing ship.