Highlights / boy


A Palestinian boy is kissed by his mother upon their reunion

Palestinian boy Hamza Ali Mohammed, 2, who was treated for a congenital heart disease in a hospital in Israel and separated from his family for two months due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) lockdown, is kissed by his mother upon their reunion at a checkpoint near Ramallah in the Israeli-occupied West Bank May 7, 2020. REUTERS/Mohamad Torokman »


Japan: Canadian father sues firm for paternity leave harassment

Although it is perfectly legal, taking paternity leave could harm your career in Japan. A Canadian father has had this experience and is appearing Wednesday in a Tokyo court to continue his legal action against his former employer. Glen Wood, »


B.C. teenager helps solve almost 30-year-old cold case

A 13-year-old teenager helped uncover a 27-year-old unsolved case after finding a car sunk in the depths of Griffin Lake in Revelstoke, British Columbia. On a sunny August day, Max Werenka was on the lake where his family runs a »

Health, Society

3-year-old boy dies after eating wild mushroom

A young boy died after picking and eating a poisonous wild mushroom in the western city of Victoria. Foraging for wild foodstuffs has become popular in Canada and health officials are warning about the dangers of picking mushrooms. Death cap »

Immigration & Refugees, International, Politics, Society

Canada’s policy failed Syrian boys:refugee advocate

A prominent refugee advocate says the Syrian boy pictured in photo now gone viral “could be alive today, if Canada had responded more appropriately to the Syrian refugee crisis.” Aylan Kurdi, 3, and his brother Galip, 5, died with their mother »