Canada

Essays

I Hadn't Seen My Addict Father in Years—Then I Ran Into Him on the Street

I spotted my dad hanging out in a sketchy alley in my hometown. He didn't even recognize me when I introduced myself.
Jordan Foisy
8.12.19
climate change

Saving the Arctic's 'Last Ice Area' Is a Race Against Time

Canada has moved to protect the region, where Arctic wildlife is expected to make its last stand against climate change. Scientists say it's not enough.
Becky Ferreira
8.12.19
tech-science

Wildfires Are Now So Bad That Scientists Are Using Them to Study Nuclear War

A smoke plume from the 2017 wildfires in the Pacific Northwest mirrored simulations of nuclear winter, and showed that the aftermath of a nuke war may be worse than anticipated.
Becky Ferreira
8.8.19
gun violence

These 10 Countries Are Warning Their Citizens the U.S. Is Dangerous

Countries around the globe are warning travelers about the risk of mass shootings and other acts of gun violence in the U.S.
David Gilbert
8.8.19
crime

Canadian Murder Suspects Found Dead, Police Say

The RCMP say they are "confident" they have found the bodies of Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, the accused in three murders, in northern Manitoba.
Mack Lamoureux
8.7.19
crime

How a Group of Gamers Tracked Down a Quadruple Murder Suspect

When one of their friends said he killed three people and was about to kill another, the members of a gaming forum sprung into action. But they were faced with a terrible situation—the clock was ticking and they had no idea where the alleged killer was.
Mack Lamoureux
8.2.19
Canada

Police Converge on Small Town After Murder Suspects Believed Spotted in Dump

A massive manhunt for two teenagers accused of killing three people has now moved to Manitoba, Canada.
Mack Lamoureux
7.29.19
News

Father Says He Expects Teens to Go Out in ‘Blaze of Glory’ as They Are Charged With Third Murder

Bryer Schmegelsky and Kam McLeod, who are on the run in northern Canada, have been charged in the death of a UBC lecturer, Leonard Dyck.
Mack Lamoureux
7.25.19
News

Teens Sought for Multiple Murders Have Far-Right Links: Report

One of the men wanted in the deaths of three people, including a couple visiting Canada, was photographed wearing a Nazi armband, the Globe and Mail reports.
Mack Lamoureux
7.24.19
Science

This Is What It’s Like to Watch the Arctic Die

There is no talk of international intrigue among people living and working in the Arctic, only dread of what a warming planet might mean.
Craig S. Smith
7.24.19
Canada

Missing Teens Now Suspects in Multiple Murders in Northern British Columbia

The two Canadian teens were initially deemed missing but are now considered suspects in connection to the murder of Lucas Fowler and Chynna Deese, and an unidentified man found near their burning truck.
Mack Lamoureux
7.23.19
immigration

The Trump Administration’s Plan to Effectively End Asylum Is Almost Certainly Illegal

"No one could credibly argue that it is safe for asylum-seekers in Mexico or in Guatemala."
Gaby Del Valle
7.16.19
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