Ottawa considers sanctuary city status
By Tiffany Lewis and Andrea Tingey | After Trump's travel ban, some Canadian cities have been considering a sanctuary status for undocumented immigrants. But what does the designation really mean?
Alberta moves full steam ahead with coal phase-out despite warnings from Fraser Institute
By Lindsay Bright and Brian Hill | Alberta’s Environment Minister, Shannon Phillips, says the province plans to move ahead with shutting down its coal-fired electricity plants despite a study released by the Fraser Institute earlier this month.
Saskatchewan oil spill raises concerns over pipeline incidents
By Brenna Mackay | There were 123 pipeline-related incidents across the country in 2016, compared with 118 in 2015 and 88 in 2014. The average number of incidents from 2008-2016 is 121 annually.
Rideau Canal skating season feeling the heat
By Andrea Tingey and Tiffany Lewis | Capital News Online looks at how temperatures have affected the canal after a disappointing start to this year's skating season.
The Liberals came to power with a long list of campaign promises to honour. Some vows will be kept, others will be forgotten. Capital News investigates how some of the government's most important pledges have held up.
The politics on your plate. Capital News investigates the ingredients in Canadian food policy.
From oil patch layoffs to student debt, age matters in Canada. Capital News investigates how different age demographics are faring in 2016.
As Canada approaches its 150th birthday, our understanding of what it means to be Canadian continues to evolve. From national parks to transgender rights, these stories highlight the issues facing our national identity.
Human rights and Canada
Critics say Canada’s human rights record at home and abroad has suffered under the Conservative’s nearly-decade long reign. Capital News investigates the ambitious promises of change under the newly-elected Trudeau government.
Canada’s new face
On Oct. 19 Canada voted for change. As the Liberals set out to make good on their campaign promises, the international community is watching to see how they perform on the world stage.