Reena Virk struggled to understand why people considered her different and a target for school bullies, her father said on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at a memorial to mark the 20th anniversary of the Victoria teenager's death.
World leaders arrived at global climate talks in Germany on Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, to give the negotiations a boost going into the final stretch, as campaigners called for a strong signal from rich countries on curbing greenhouse gas emissions.
The Trudeau government is formally offering helicopters, transport aircraft and a 200-strong rapid-response team of soldiers for UN peacekeeping — though it will be months before Canadians know when and where they will go.
Ontario took another step on Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, on the long road towards cleaning up mercury contamination upstream from the Grassy Narrows First Nation — a community that also wants the federal Liberal government to help generations of residents deal with the toxic aftermath.
One of the world's largest groups of conservation scientists says Canada's biggest national park is one of the most threatened World Heritage Sites in North America. "This is quite embarrassing," said Melody Lepine of the Mikisew Cree First Nation, many of whose members live alongside the park. "It's not looking good for Canada avoiding an endangered listing for Wood Buffalo."
To say that Hassan Yussuff was frustrated Wednesday would be putting it politely. “There are other adjectives I will not use," the president of the Canadian Labour Congress told National Observer after hearing the government still has no "just transition" policies lined up for fossil fuel workers who will lose their jobs.