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Invictus Games set to begin Saturday in Toronto

A sporting extravaganza gets underway Saturday in Toronto when some 550 athletes from 17 countries parade into the Air Canada Centre for the opening ceremonies of the Invictus Games. In the stands will be celebrities ranging from Prince Harry of» 

History, International, Military, Politics

Canadian military helps fight Daesh in remaining stronghold

It is believed there are up to 2,000 Daesh (ISIS)  holed up in the northern Iraqi city Hawija,one of their last strongholds which they have held since 2014. A battle for the city of about 150,000 in northern Iraq has» 

History, Society

Visit RCI’s special website dedicated to Canada’s 150th anniversary!

To mark the 150th anniversary of Canada on July 1st, Radio Canada International created a special website where you can find news articles and general information about the country, its history and its people.  Visit our Canada 150 website!

History, International, Military

The Canadian hero of Dunkirk:  some recognition at home

Parks Canada honours Commander James Campbell Clouston  The Montreal-born British Royal Navy commander’s family was on hand for the ceremony, including his grandson Milo Clouston, left, his son, Moray Clouston, right, and Moray’s wife, Maggie Clouston. © (Jay Turnbull/CBC It was» 

Animals, History, International, Society

Wiarton Willie, a Canadian legend, is dead at 13

Canada has lost an icon. Town of South Bruce Peninsula Mayor Janice Jackson declairs an early spring after listening to Wiarton Willie’s prognostication on Monday morning, Feb. 2, 2015. © CP Photo/Frank Gunn Wiarton Willie, the albino groundhog who made his» 

History, Immigration & Refuge, International, Politics, Society

White South Africans denied refugee status in Canada

A white South African family has seen their refugee claim in Canada denied. Eric and Sonia Endre were farmers in South Africa and had been visiting relatives in Canada in April 2016 accompanied by their two children, and two grandparents.» 

History, Indigenous, Society

Montreal refashions city emblems to honour Indigenous peoples

As Montreal celebrates the 375th anniversary of its founding, municipal authorities have presented changes to the city’s flag and its coat of arms to finally acknowledge and honour the contribution of Indigenous peoples whose presence on the island predates by» 

Arts and Entertainment, History, Indigenous, International

Jean Paul Gaultier and Kent Monkman unite at MMFA

Jean Paul Gaultier and Kent Monkman tied the knot, figuratively speaking, at an event at Montreal’s Museum of Fine Art on Friday evening. “I had this idea because I thought it was the right thing to do.” Nathalie Bondil, the» 

History, Military, Politics, Science and Technology

They found one! Avro Arrow test model located

Latest hi-tech effort finds model on Lake Ontario floor. It has been an ongoing source of often heated debate including allegations of international conspiracies, cover-ups, bureaucratic meddling, a secret flight to a foreign land, and more. The 1950’s era CF-105» 

Education, History

Discovering Canada : follow RCI on a virtual journey across the country

Did you know that Canada has the largest road network in the world? Did you also know that 11 of its 13 provinces and territories border at least one of three oceans : the Pacific, the Arctic (incl. Hudson Bay) and»