B.C. teenager free to move forward with gender-affirming surgery after mother’s lawsuit tossed

A teenager in B.C. is free to move forward with his gender-affirming chest reconstruction surgery after a Supreme Court justice tossed his mother’s attempt to stop the procedure, finding she made “egregious misstatements” while fighting an issue that’s already... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Jan. 17

The latest: Canada’s chief public health officer is warning that the upcoming months of the COVID-19 pandemic will be “very challenging” as she continued to urge Canadians to do their part in... Read more »

Why playing arena hockey can be risky during the pandemic

More than 621,000 Canadians play in organized hockey leagues, but community hockey has been suspended in most provinces with high COVID-19 infection rates after a series of arena-related outbreaks. Air quality research... Read more »

1,500 flights and rising as Canadians seek sunny escapes despite surging COVID-19 crisis

Thousands of Canadians are thumbing their noses at government advice to stay home and hopping international flights to sunny destinations even as the COVID-19 crisis worsens in many parts of the country, CBC... Read more »

Ontario special education classes can continue in person, but concerns about safety persist

With two young children enrolled in special education classes, Adriana Ferreira-Legault wrestles with a dilemma every morning over in-person schooling for her children. Her son Samuel, a five-year-old with Down syndrome and autism, attends... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Jan. 14

The latest: Maj.-Gen. Dany Fortin, the military commander leading Canada’s COVID-19 vaccine logistics, said Thursday manufacturers are expected to deliver up to one million doses a week starting in April. In the spring,... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Jan. 13

The latest: The second year of the COVID-19 pandemic may be tougher than the first given how the coronavirus is spreading, especially in the northern hemisphere as more infectious variants circulate, the World... Read more »

Track how many COVID-19 vaccines have been administered across Canada

As the number of COVID-19 cases across the country continues to rise, vaccination programs in the provinces and territories are underway.  CBC News is tracking the data, so you can follow the progress... Read more »

Coronavirus: What’s happening in Canada and around the world on Jan. 12

The latest: Ontario has declared a state of emergency due to a surge of COVID-19 cases and issued a stay-at-home order that takes effect Thursday at 12:01 a.m. ET, Premier Doug Ford... Read more »

COVID-19 vs. school: We asked experts about transmission risks and what is needed to keep classrooms open

After an extended break from in-class learning for thousands of students across Canada, the winter school term is officially on. But while many have returned to physical classrooms this week, most students in Ontario and... Read more »