Canadian border authorities have created a temporary refugee centre to process a growing number of asylum seekers crossing from the United States.
Toronto police are investigating an attack on an 11-year-old girl whose hijab headcovering was repeatedly cut on her way to school, heightening pressure on Canadian governments to take further action on attacks on Muslims.
The highly secretive meeting being held in Queenstown this weekend is a gathering of intelligence and security agencies related to the Five Eyes spying network.
Toronto police say that they have charged Bruce McArthur with a sixth murder, expanding the number of deaths blamed on the 66-year-old landscaper in a case that has shaken the city's gay community.
President Donald Trump said he pulled back from the brink of killing the 23-year-old trade pact with Canada and Mexico after requests from their leaders and expressed optimism about winning better US terms in a renegotiated deal.
A horrific bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team sent shockwaves through the National Hockey League.
A Canadian soldier became the first female infantry officer to take command of troops guarding Queen Elizabeth's Buckingham Palace residence in London.
A driver ploughed his rental van into a crowd, killing nine people and injuring 16 along a roughly mile-long stretch of busy Toronto footpath during lunch hour on a sunny afternoon, police said.
Canada is enjoying a renewed sense of global prominence as it gears up to celebrate its 150th anniversary but Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said the legacy of a mistreatment of indigenous people may be part of the festivities.
At least 24 people were hospitalised, four with life-threatening injuries, following a bus crash on a major highway leading to the Canadian capital of Ottawa.
Rapidly spreading wildfires in British Columbia disrupted operations at two mining companies and damaged public utilities as 14,000 people were forced from their homes.
US President Donald Trump said he had instructed his representatives not to endorse a joint communique put out by the G7 leaders after what he called Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's "false statements" at a news conference.
A Canadian mother who hid the decomposing remains of her six babies in a storage locker was sentenced to eight and a half years in jail, as a judge said her actions must be denounced.
Four people, including two police officers, were killed in a shooting in eastern Canada in the latest eruption of gun violence across the country that has led to calls for weapons bans in cities.
Five agents and analysts at Canada's spy service are suing their bosses with allegations of homophobia, racism and Islamophobia, the latest high-profile accusations of bad behaviour to hit Canadian security forces.
Landscape gardener Bruce McArthur targeted victims linked to Toronto's Gay Village over a period of seven years, with some arguing that police may have missed chances to catch the killer earlier.
Former US President Jimmy Carter, appearing fully recovered from dehydration suffered while helping to build a home for charity in Canada, was released from an overnight hospital stay and addressed the project's closing ceremony.
A house fire in the eastern Canadian city of Halifax has killed seven children from the same family, Halifax police said.
Deaths have been reported in Croatia and Italy and Australian firefighters are heading north to help Canada as wildfires rage in several countries in the Northern Hemisphere.