When Britain declared war against Germany and Austria-Hungary on Aug. 9, 1914, they effectively sentenced Canada to years of overseas fighting, internal conflict, and economic depression. Big cities like Toronto were transformed into military hubs, whose sole purpose was to build supplies and train troops.
This map tracks the party leaders week by week on their campaign stops during the 2014 Ontario election. Find out what they’re doing by clicking on the icons or scrolling through the interactive timeline.
Holidays bring out the best and the worst in us. They can be joyful, full of laughter and love. Or they can leave us emotionally drained, trapped in our own memories and regrets.
World Pride has just made it easy for same-sex couples to marry by rolling “out the rainbow carpet” in a wedding meant to make the record books.
It was a regular September day, and Lynn O’Connor was walking her two dogs, Jake and Kyra.
She had already wandered up and down the property lines of her Peterborough, Ont., home earlier that day. But now, something seemed off
Hundreds of people claim to see the face of Jesus or the Virgin Mary in the shape of their potato chips or burnt into their toast. But before you dismiss them as crazy, a recent study shows the phenomenon may not be as absurd as we think.
Living in what is considered one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the world, a Toronto photographer is taking it upon himself to map his city’s diversity using the faces and stories of the people who live there.
Canadian children and youth are sitting more and moving less.
Active Healthy Kids Canada released its annual report card on physical activity Tuesday, calling the typical Canadian lifestyle “overdeveloped.”
With fewer Canadians taking care to wear sunscreen to protect themselves from the sun’s dangerous UV rays, the Canadian Cancer Society says it shouldn’t come as a surprise that melanoma is on the rise.
The Liberals appear to be gaining support from Ontario voters and are swiftly catching up to the Progressive Conservatives, a new poll shows.
The survey, conducted by Ipsos Reid for CTV News and CP24 between May 26 and May 29, shows a two-point gap between Tim Hudak’s Progressive Conservatives, who are currently leading in the polls, and Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals. The Andrea Horwath-led NDP seems to have lost the momentum they gained last week, dropping by five points.
People from across Canada will be participating in fundraising events Saturday to raise money for an incurable disease that literally locks people within their bodies — still conscious and completely aware, but unable to move a muscle.