Canada's arrest of top Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou last month in Vancouver has put Ottawa in Beijing's crosshairs in a diplomatic showdown with no end in sight.
Facebook is under the microscope yet again, this time facing allegations of giving away private user information to giant tech companies. The claims were made in a Dec. 18 article by The New York Times, which includes allegations involving Royal Bank of Canada, Netflix, Spotify, Microsoft, Yahoo, and
Canadian police forces in Toronto, Ottawa, Calgary and other major cities say they have responded to the threats, but no devices have been found.
This year has been a turbulent one for Canada thanks in part to tense trade negotiations with the U.S. and Mexico, high-stakes elections in Quebec and Ontario, and deadly attacks on home soil.
Winnipeg, the capital of Manitoba and the "Gateway to the West," was featured in a prize for the long-running CBS game show, "The Price is Right."
The state funeral for former U.S. president George H.W. Bush was held Wednesday in Washington, D.C., the same place where he forged many relationships with some of the world’s most powerful and influential people. One of those people was Brian Mulroney, the 18th prime minister of Canada. Mulroney was
The Ontario Progressive Conservatives unveiled their own climate change strategy Thursday as it continues its battle with the federal government over carbon pricing.
Thomas Christopher took this photo with a deer he helped saved near Peterborough, Ont., on Nov. 18, 2018. In a Facebook post written on Sunday, Stephanie Christopher said she was travelling with Thomas Christopher to Lindsay, Ont., when the two saw a doe in the icy Pigeon River. Christopher said the
Canada is planning to open its doors to more immigrants as the government seeks to fill gaps in the labour market. “In certain regions, the hunger for workers is huge,” federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen said on Oct. 31, when the announcement was made. The new immigration target will rise 350,000
Every Remembrance Day, poppies are worn, poems are read and moments of silence are held across Canada to honour those who donned the Maple Leaf in war, conflict and peacekeeping missions. Some of these missions have been incredibly costly for Canada. Remembrance Day is a statutory holiday in every
Marco Muzzo, right, is seen here in Newmarket, Ont., on Feb. 4, 2016. A convicted drunk driver who killed four family members in a 2015 collision near Toronto has been denied day parole. The Parole Board of Canada pointed to the fact that Marco Muzzo has not addressed his alcohol misuse.
A 2017 Ipsos/Yahoo Canada poll of 2,000 Canadians revealed who people think is the more effective political leader between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is pouring cold water on the idea of any animosity between himself and U.S. President
A drunk driver that devastated a young Ontario family three years ago could soon see the light of day outside of prison. The Parole Board of Canada is set to decide Wednesday whether Marco Muzzo, now 32, will be granted day parole after spending most of the last 37 months behind bars. Three Neville-Lake
"This isn’t a mood — this is a state of mind that carries over days, sometimes weeks, and sometimes, in really bad cases, doesn’t stop."
Eric Shepperd stands on Richmond Street in London, Ont., holding a sign he made encourage people to vote in 2011. London is allowing its citizens to utilize “ranked choice voting” for the 2018 municipal election. London, Ont., may not be the first city to call itself London, but it’s distinguishing
It’s legalization day in Canada! Change has arrived in Canada as people are now legally allowed to buy, use and grow cannabis — and they aren’t holding back. Yahoo Canada News is covering the latest developments across the country. A man named Ian Power is believed to be the first person to legally
The Great White North could find itself in a great white puff of pot smoke as Canada makes history by legalizing marijuana. What started as an election promise by Justin Trudeau in 2015, before he was prime minister, has led to Canada becoming the second country in the world to legalize the production
Andrew Scheer is in India this week and so far, there have been no controversies to speak of. The federal Conservative leader brought his wife, Jill Scheer, along for the journey. The official Opposition leader made it a point to visit the country after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau made international
On Oct. 17, 2018, marijuana use will become legal in Canada, prompting the NDP to call for expunging prior pot convictions. It’s not every day that you see a former Conservative minister agree with an idea tabled by the NDP. The former foreign affairs minister tweeted Thursday that he agrees with the
Quebec’s next premier says he will do whatever it takes to fulfil his pledges to voters. François Legault held a news conference a day after leading the Coalition Avenir Québec (CAQ) to a majority victory in Monday’s provincial election. The CAQ ran on a platform that included a proposed ban against
Ontario Premier Doug Ford, seen here in Toronto on Aug. 9, 2018, with Ontario Attorney General Caroline Mulroney in the background, had threatened to use the notwithstanding clause to push Bill 5 into law. Ontario’s highest court is allowing the Progressive Conservative government on their move to slash
“People love Terry,” older brother Fred Fox told Yahoo Canada. Every September, schools across the country hold the annual Terry Fox Run to encourage donations for cancer research. It all started in 1977 when an 18-year-old Terry Fox was diagnosed with bone cancer and had to have most of his right