Air quality alerts continue as wildfire haze travels through Midwest

From the Great Lakes to parts of the South and Mid-Atlantic, the smoke from Canadian wildfires have been swallowing skylines in major cities and leading to some of the worst air quality in the world.

June 30, 2023, 2:39 PM

Google set to remove news links in Canada over online news law

Google says it will remove links to Canadian news on its platforms across Canada after a new law that forces digital giants to compensate media outlets for content they share or otherwise repurpose comes into force

June 29, 2023, 11:18 PM

Police ID 4-year-old girl whose remains were found in Toronto dumpster last year

Canadian police have identified a young girl whose remains were found in a construction-site dumpster in Toronto more than a year ago

June 29, 2023, 10:14 PM

Canada Day fireworks in Montreal cancelled because of wildfire smoke

Canada Day fireworks planned for Saturday night in Montreal have been cancelled as air-quality concerns persist because of wildfires burning in northern Quebec

June 29, 2023, 9:48 PM

Dangerous air quality returns from Canadian wildfires

States in the Midwest are experiencing air quality levels similar to those seen in the Northeast.

June 28, 2023, 7:16 PM

Iran takes Canada to United Nations' top court in dispute over state immunity

Iran has filed a case against Canada at the United Nations’ top court accusing it of flouting state immunity in allowing relatives of victims of terrorism to seek reparations from the Islamic Republic

June 28, 2023, 5:45 PM

Canadian wildfire smoke causes hazy skies in Midwest

"Unhealthy" air conditions prompted Chicago Mayor Brandon Johnson to issue a statement warning people to “avoid strenuous activities and limit their time outdoors."

June 28, 2023, 4:15 PM

Canada breaks record for annual wildfire smoke emissions

Smoke emissions from Canadian wildfires reaches highest recorded in country.

June 27, 2023, 10:01 PM

Chicago air quality hits 'very unhealthy' category as Canadian wildfire smoke infiltrates Midwest

Canadian wildfire smoke is infiltrating the Midwest on Tuesday, and the air in Chicago has deteriorated to the Air Quality Index's "very unhealthy" category.

June 27, 2023, 8:59 PM

Canada breaks record for annual wildfire smoke emissions

The smoke emissions from the wildfires burning in Canada has reached the highest-ever recorded in the country as plumes make their way across the Atlantic to Europe.

June 27, 2023, 8:47 PM

Canada's largest city elects first woman of color as mayor

Leftist candidate Olivia Chow has become the mayor of Canada’s largest city

June 27, 2023, 3:30 AM

Canadian police release names of 16 seniors who died in bus crash

Canadian police are releasing the names of 16 people who died in a crash between a minibus and a semitrailer a week ago at a highway intersection in a rural part of the Canadian province of Manitoba

June 22, 2023, 7:51 PM

Search party finds 2 Canadian air force members dead after helicopter crash near the Ottawa River

Candian officials say two members of the Royal Canadian Air Force who had been missing were found dead after a military helicopter crashed near the Ottawa River

June 21, 2023, 3:23 PM

15 killed in 'mass casualty collision' on highway in Canada: Police

Authorities are responding to a "mass casualty collision" that occurred Thursday on a highway in Canada, Royal Canadian Mounted Police said.

June 16, 2023, 10:07 PM

At least 15 killed in 'mass casualty collision' on highway in Canada: Police

The crash happened on the Trans-Canada Highway between a semi-truck and a bus.

June 15, 2023, 11:06 PM

Georgia man gets 18 months in North Dakota for smuggling people across Canada border

A Georgia man has been sentenced to 18 months in federal prison after pleading guilty to conspiring to smuggle people from Mexico across the U.S.-Canada border into and through North Dakota

June 9, 2023, 5:50 AM

Timelapse: Canadian wildfire smoke envelops New York City

Eerie timelapse condenses 45 minutes into 45 seconds, showing smoke from the ongoing Canadian wildfires overwhelming New York City, darkening the skies and obscuring buildings.

June 7, 2023, 7:19 PM

Americans experience dangerous air-quality from Canada wildfires

ABC News meteorologist Somara Theodore breaks down the extreme hazardous smoke in the Northeast.

June 7, 2023, 5:10 PM

Canadian company pleads guilty to shipping banned seal oil to US

A Canadian company has pleaded guilty to violating federal law by illegally selling seal oil capsules to American customers

June 6, 2023, 4:47 PM

Canadian fires bring dangerous air quality to the US

Dangerous air quality will be a significant issue for millions of Americans to deal with early this week, as fires continue to spark throughout Canada.

1 month ago

Halifax residents board buses to view homes destroyed by wildfires

Scores of residents from Canada’s Atlantic Coast province of Nova Scotia whose homes have been destroyed by wildfires boarded buses to get a look at what little remains of where they used to live

1 month ago

Meta tests blocking news content on Instagram, Facebook for some Canadians

Meta is preparing to block news for some Canadians on Facebook and Instagram in a temporary test that is expected to last through the end of June

1 month ago

Thousands evacuated as wildfire rips through Canada

More than 16,000 Nova Scotians are under evacuation orders as "unprecedented" wildfires rage across eastern Canada for a fifth day.

1 month ago

Canada becomes 1st country to put health warnings on individual cigarettes

“Tobacco use continues to kill 48,000 Canadians each year,” Carolyn Bennett, minister of Mental Health and Addictions and Associate Minister of Health, said.

1 month ago

In Canada, each cigarette will get a warning label: 'poison in every puff'

Canada will soon become the first country in the world where warning labels must appear on individual cigarettes

1 month ago

16 children injured in fall during Canada school trip to historic fort

Sixteen schoolchildren and one adult have been hospitalized after a fall Wednesday at a popular tourist attraction in the Canadian province of Manitoba

1 month ago

Unprecedented wildfire on Canada's Atlantic coast still burning after four days

Wildfires are burning out of control for a fourth day in Canada’s Atlantic-coast province of Nova Scotia

1 month ago

Massive gold heist at Canada's biggest airport

Authorities release new details as they try to track down leads after the precious cargo worth millions simply went missing.

2 months ago

$15M dollars in gold stolen at Toronto airport

Police are searching for suspects in what could be one of the biggest heists in Canada's history.

2 months ago

Thieves steal $14.8 million in gold, goods from Toronto airport

Police are searching for stolen cargo that contained 20 million Canadian dollars worth of gold and high-value goods stolen from Toronto Pearson International Airport.

2 months ago

$15M gold heist has authorities baffled

The shipment container, which contained gold bars and other valuables, was stolen from Toronto’s Pearson Airport.

2 months ago

US and Canada's new agreement on migration

The new immigration policy is designed to stem the flow of asylum seekers from Central and South America.

3 months ago

​​US reaches new migration agreement with Canada

The agreement will allow Canada to send more migrants who cross at unofficial ports of entry at America’s northern border back to the U.S.

3 months ago

Biden travels to Canada for Trudeau meeting

ABC News senior national correspondent Terry Moran provides context on top issues President Joe Biden will discuss during a bilateral meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

3 months ago

Niagara Falls boat tours company opening early due to mild winter

Niagara City Cruises says it will begin operations on Thursday, which marks the earliest opening in its history.

4 months ago

2 dead, several injured after driver hits pedestrians in Quebec, Canada

Two people are dead and several are injured after a driver hit pedestrians in Amqui, a town in the Québec region of Canada, authorities told ABC News.

4 months ago

Canadian police investigating alleged Chinese 'police stations'

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have identified two alleged Chinese police stations in Quebec and are investigating them.

4 months ago

US shoots down another high-altitude object over Canada

Canadian Forces will work to recover and analyze the wreckage, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.

5 months ago

2 children dead, 6 injured after city bus slams into day care near Montreal

Two children are dead and six others injured after a city bus crashed into a day care Wednesday in Laval, Quebec, a suburb of Montreal.

5 months ago

8 teen girls arrested in Toronto man’s death

The teens, ranging from 13 to 16 years old, have been charged with second-degree murder in the stabbing death of the 59-year-old man.

6 months ago

Mass shooting leaves 5 dead at Canadian condo

Five people were killed and one was seriously injured after police said a gunman opened fire at a residential building in Vaughan, Ontario, Sunday. The gunman was also killed.

6 months ago

Do Americans actually get fed up and move to Canada? | FiveThirtyEight

The FiveThirtyEight Politics podcast crew debates if Americans really move for political reasons.

8 months ago

Suspect in Canada stabbings dies after arrest

Shortly after Myles Sanderson’s arrest, he went into medical distress and was transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead, Canadian authorities said.

10 months ago

Suspect who allegedly killed 10 in Saskatchewan stabbings dies after arrest

The Sandersons are accused of killing 10 people in Indigenous communities in Saskatchewan on Sunday.

10 months ago

Canada stabbing attack: These are the victims who died in the massacre

Officials have released the identities of the 10 victims killed in a string of stabbings across Canada's Saskatchewan province over the weekend.

10 months ago

Saskatchewan community in grief after Canada stabbing massacre

A string of stabbings killed at least 11 people across Canada's Saskatchewan province on Sunday, police said.

10 months ago

Communities warned as police expand search for stabbing suspect in Canada

Police are on searching for a suspect who is accused of a string of stabbings across Saskatchewan, Canada, that left 10 dead and 18 injured.

10 months ago

Police expand search for remaining suspect in Canada stabbing spree

Canadian police say one suspect is dead and they are still searching for Myles Sanderson, the second suspect in the spree of stabbings that killed 10 and wounded 18 in Saskatchewan, Canada.

10 months ago

Manhunt underway for suspect in deadly Canada stabbing spree

Myles Sanderson, 30, is believed to be on the run after the fatal stabbing rampage that killed 10 people and injured 19 others.

10 months ago

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