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More than 1,000 of pairs of pyjamas collected in holiday charity...

Paula Trueman has spent hours poring over piles of pyjamas.  Trueman, a retired teacher from Miramichi, headed a project with the Rotary Club of Chatham...

Syrian refugees slam interpreting services in Saint John

It's been two years since the first Syrian refugees began arriving in the Saint John area, and some of those upset by continuing growing...

'A heartbreaker': Black settlement burial ground vandalized

Vandalism at a historic black Loyalist burial ground near Saint John has left heavy hearts among those who care for it. The Black Settlement Burial Ground in Willow Grove,...

Canadian workforce is more educated and sitting in traffic longer than...

A majority of Canadians now have completed a post-secondary education, more seniors are working full time, and commuters are travelling farther and for a...

Quebec City police arrest 44 at far-right protest and counter-demonstration

Supporters of Quebec's far-right outnumbered counter-protesters at a demonstration Saturday in Quebec City, where police detained more than 40 people in an effort to...

Refugee lawyers under 'major pressure' amid backlog of asylum claims

Even as politicians in Quebec and Ottawa maintain they are prepared for any influx in asylum seekers, immigration lawyers working on the front lines...

Tunisian refugee cherishes freedom on Remembrance Day in New Brunswick

A Tunisian refugee attended his first Remembrance Day ceremony as a free man Saturday in the small New Brunswick community of Rusagonis, outside Fredericton.Mohamed...

Tunisian refugee who hid in Shediac church becomes a free man

A Tunisian man who fled his country out of fear of persecution for converting to Christianity, and who took refuge in a Shediac church, is now...

MPs prepare to head south to dissuade asylum seekers in U.S....

Members of Parliament are planning trips to the U.S. in the coming weeks to try to stem a potential new flow of asylum seekers to Canada.Haitians...

'Jihadi Jack': Help us bring him back, say British-Canadian parents who...

A British-Canadian couple is pleading with the Canadian and U.K. governments for help getting their son out of a prison in Kurdish-held northern Syria.Jack Letts,...

Canada to admit nearly 1 million immigrants over next 3 years

Canada will welcome nearly one million immigrants over the next three years, according to the multi-year strategy tabled by the Liberal government today in...

Crescent Valley outreach a 'full circle' moment for onetime student

Jen Brown understands what it's like to grow up in poverty in one of Saint John's most at-risk neighbourhoods.Now, she's helping run some of...

Ottawa pays $31.3M to Canadian men tortured in Syria

The Liberal government has paid a total of close to $31.3 million in settlements to three Canadian men wrongfully accused of links to terrorism...

'I'll never stop fighting,' says Kitchener Rohingya man after 2-week stint...

Amid the despair and hunger of a Rohingya refugee camp in Bangladesh, Ahmed Ullah watched as a young girl snuck into a food line.The Canadian aid worker looked on as the orphaned...

New citizenship rules on language, residency to kick in Oct. 11

Relaxed rules for obtaining Canadian citizenship will kick in on Oct. 11, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Minister Ahmed Hussen announced Wednesday.Hussen said at an...

Edmonton attack suspect had 'genocidal beliefs,' says former co-worker who reported...

A former co-worker of the Somali refugee CBC News has identified as the man arrested in a weekend attack in Edmonton says Abdulahi Hasan Sharif was...

Canadians weigh in on revised citizenship oath referencing treaties with Indigenous...

A revised oath of citizenship that will require new Canadians to faithfully observe the country's treaties with Indigenous people is nearly complete.The proposed new text...

After 200 years without land title, Nova Scotia black communities offered...

The empty lot in North Preston, N.S., has been in the hands of Elaine Cain's family for many years, a connection that stirs in her...

Why confessing Canada's failures could be part of Trudeau's plan for...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has now given two speeches to mark the opening of the UN General Assembly in New York, two speeches in...

'Free Amine': Shediac residents march for Tunisian refugee confined to church

Dozens of residents of Shediac, N.B., marched Thursday to support a Tunisian man who has sought refuge at a local church for more than two years.The...

Where the federal NDP leadership candidates stand on the issues

In the midst of one debate in the NDP's 2012 leadership campaign, candidate Nathan Cullen noted that he was in "violent agreement" on policy...

Veterans continue long battle for benefits in delay-plagued system

As many as 11 military veterans, whose appeals for benefits were heard before a federal review panel, have been offered the chance to re-argue...

New passport processing system $75M over budget

Another government IT project is going off the rails, this one intended to issue Canadian passports faster and cheaper than the current system.The so-called...

Violence against Rohingya 'looks a lot like ethnic cleansing,' Freeland says

Canada will seek access into a region of Myanmar where thousands of Rohingyas have been forced out, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Saturday, as she...

Canada provides $2.5M in urgent funding for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

The federal government has announced $2.55 million in funding to United Nations agencies grappling with a huge influx of Rohingya refugees fleeing Myanmar in...
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