In the Northwest Territories, Indigenous people are moving toward meaningful self-determination by resetting the past and reclaiming their cultural practices.
Learning of his Mi’kmaw ancestry came as a surprise to Justin Brake, who always considered himself a Newfoundlander. What might it mean, he asks, to ethically explore the question of his identity?
After going to a faith healer, Dominik Parisien could see magical thinking all around him—and who it hurt.
A Canadian scientist once harnessed the power of viruses against bacterial infections. In dire times, a new generation of scientists is fighting to do the same.
A tangled mess of cannabis laws is hanging Canadians out to dry and even endangering lives.
Everyone needs fresh air, but Canadian psychiatric patients can go years without stepping outside.
Montrealers came home shattered from state-sponsored brainwashing experiments. Decades later, their families are finally finding each other.
Thousands of asylum seekers arrived in Quebec last year. Heather Robb investigates what happened to them after the flashbulbs died down.
Is the Hill just paying lip service to the idea of sexual accountability?
As fatal overdoses skyrocket in BC, Jackie Wong revisits lessons from the province's HIV/AIDS crisis.
Perry Sebastian, Jr. was last seen just after Christmas 2011. His family is one of the many along BC’s Highway of Tears seeking answers.
Private language schools have always struggled to balance educational needs with their bottom line. Erika Thorkelson investigates how these tensions boiled over at one Vancouver school, leaving students and teachers out on the street.
Canada is experiencing an unprecedented number of wild fires. As Sharon J. Riley investigates, our obsession with putting out flames may be what’s fuelling them.
Scientific misconduct in Canada can include outright plagiarism and fraud as well as minor unintentional mistakes. Miriam Shuchman investigates how the system is letting researchers down.
For most patients, morcellation means less-invasive surgery. For others, it can be a death sentence. Alison Motluk investigates why two former Harvard doctors are trying to ban a procedure that left one of them riddled with cancer.
For veterans and their families, life with PTSD is a battlefield. One woman has taken the fight to Parliament Hill.
An autistic New Brunswick woman has spent years searching for somewhere to call home. While Savannah Shannon is unique, her story is not.
The life expectancy in Canada's newest territory is a decade lower than the rest of the country, and those most essential to providing front-line health care are in short supply.
A power line could bring clean energy from Quebec into American homes, but at what cost? A report from the heart of New Hampshire's anti-hydro rebellion.
Cryptozoologists head into the forest looking for something bigger than themselves.