Aging inmates lack health services
By Katie Burley | Older inmates face unique challenges in federal penitentiaries. Advocates call for change to accommodate age-related health issues.
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?
Free tuition welcome news for Ontario students who qualify
New changes to the Ontario Student Assistance Program (OSAP) system could mean free tuition for more than 200,000 students beginning in the fall of 2017. Among them is Brittanie Jonidi, who is a crown ward, the term for foster children in Ontario, meaning she...
LeBreton high-rise sparks debate over view controls of national symbols
By Lindsay Campbell and Jolson Lim | Designs for a 55-storey tower in LeBreton Flats has raised concern over obstructing sightline of the city's national symbols.
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.
Majority of Ontario inmates yet to be convicted
By Gabrièle Roy | The majority of Ontario inmates serving time in pre-trial detention, known as remand is increasing. Corrections systems advocates are calling for change.
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.
Decoding the Commons debates
By Karissa Gall and Alex Parsons | Visualizing the fall 2016 sessions, with a look ahead to the spring. What's your MP been up to?
Canada’s coin collection: Is it common sense to keep the five cents?
By Kelsey Curtis and Petronella Duda | It's been four years since the penny ceased distribution on in Canada. Is the nickel facing the same future?
NAFTA’s future uncertain under President Trump
By Tamar Harris and Robert Williams | Uncertainty over the future of NAFTA under President Trump has proponents of free trade concerned that the trade agreement may be coming to an end.