Over 3,800 migrants crossed illegally into the Canadian province of Quebec in the first two weeks of August.
That is well over four times the number of asylum seekers that arrived in Quebec from the United States in the month of June.
Canada has had a surge of refugee claimants in recent months, especially into the French-speaking province.
It is trying to stem the tide with the warning...
Canadian leaders said they were keen to build trade ties in the U.S. Midwest in the days leading up to negotiations on the North American Free Trade Agreement.
Chris Nielsen, a member of the legislative assembly from Edmonton, Alberta, leads a delegation on behalf of Trade Minister Deron Bilous to Minnesota to discuss the partnership with the 11 states that compromise the U.S. Midwest:...
Canada's foreign ministry is investigating after at least one of its diplomats stationed in Cuba was treated for hearing loss and headaches.
It comes a day after the US said its diplomats in Havana were experiencing strange physical symptoms.
Reports suggest the envoys could have been targeted by a covert sonic device that causes hearing loss.
Havana denies the allegation, but the US has...
Chinese authorities have arrested two Canadians in the capital Beijing for allegedly smoking marijuana.
According to Radio-Canada, officials entered a hotel room where members of the travelling equestrian show Cavalia were staying on 14 July.
The public broadcaster said officials made a number of arrests and two Canadians remain in prison.
A spokesperson for Cavalia said they were trying...
A Canadian family who found an intravenous catheter in a tub of ice cream will need to undergo medical tests for the next six months.
Four people had already been eating the caramel pecan ice cream when one bit into a piece of the medical device.
The ice cream manufacturer says it has requested a full investigation by Canada's food inspection agency.
Quebec health authorities told the...
Builders in the old part of the Canadian city of Quebec have unearthed a live cannonball fired by the British during a siege in 1759.
They posed for photos with the large, 90kg projectile, unaware that it was still potentially explosive.
Army bomb disposal experts later collected the device, saying there was still a danger, CBC reports.
The British besieged Quebec while fighting the French...
No one likes a dull wedding, but one father-of-the-bride's speech was a little too electrifying at his daughter's ceremony last weekend.
JP Nadeau was reportedly struck by lightning mid-sentence in his apple orchard in New Brunswick, Canada.
"And just as I told my new son-in-law 'You're a lucky guy' - Boom!" he told the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Aside from a small scar on his...
A group of friends in Canada helped rescue a goose they found caught in some fishing line at a local river.
Two men cut the line off the distressed goose after hearing it was making strange noises and swimming into the water to to capture it.
"This is why you don't leave your fishing equipment in the water," one man said. "Clean up after yourself."
The pair cut some of the wire off the...
In a new twist on uses for Viagra, doctors at the Montreal Children’s Hospital are giving some preemies the medication as part of a highly promising clinical trial.
Yes, you read that correctly.
Although the diamond-shaped blue pill has long been marketed for male impotence, pediatricians have also been using it for more than a decade to treat pulmonary hypertension in infants. And a...
A man threatened to kill himself with a staple and allegedly bit a guard in a Prince Albert courtroom after learning he will face penitentiary time for repeatedly raping a young girl.
The 28-year-old man, whose name cannot be published to protect the identity of the victim, was convicted of sexual assault and sexual interference after a trial last month. The abuse happened in Prince Albert...