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Ruling being appealed said prostitution restrictions endanger sex workers by forcing them to work on the street and banning them from hiring drivers or bodyguards, violating their right to personal security as guaranteed by the constitution. Read more»

The Canadian Supreme Court could hear an appeal to Friday's ruling against extraditing suspected al-Qaeda collaborator Abdullah Khadr to the United States.

Canadian judges denied an appeal to bring Abdullah Khadr, a Canadian citizen, to Boston to face charges of procuring munitions and explosives to be used by al-Qaeda against U.S. and coalition forces in Afghanistan. Read more»

No, that's not a maple leaf on that Canadian flag.

Pot lovers are dreaming of July 10, the day Canada’s dope laws go up in smoke. An Ontario judge has struck down key aspects of the country’s marijuana laws, triggering a 90-day countdown when growing, possessing or smoking pot will become legal. Read more»

Col. David Russell Williams

Russell Williams — a colonel in the Canadian air force — was found guilty of brutally beating, raping and murdering two women, sexually assaulting two others, and committing or attempting 82 fetish home burglaries. How did the commander of Canada’s biggest air force base turn into one of the country's most notorious killers? Read more»

Montreal vs. Washington, April 2010.

Hockey has always been more than just a game in the French-speaking province of Quebec, and the storied Montreal Canadiens have always been more than just a team. For many Quebecers, the 101 year-old hockey club is the on-ice embodiment of the province's francophone identity. Read more»

For Canadians, the economic news this summer has been good. The country has regained almost all the jobs it lost since the 2008 downturn. Read more»

A polar bear and two cubs are seen on the Beaufort Sea coast within the 1002 Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

It took the BP oil well blowout for most Canadians to give any thought to the potential for a similar catastrophe off their shores. Read more»

Pedestrians and cars share Avenue Road in Toronto.

In Toronto and its suburbs, 14 pedestrians were struck by vehicles and killed in a four-week period – the highest one-month total in a decade. In one incident, a 28-year-old mother was killed, while pushing her baby in a stroller, when a driver ran a red light. Read more» 1

Colonel Russell Williams, wing commander of Canadian Forces Base Trenton, in September.

Colonel Russell Williams was charged with the sexual assaults and murders. He was hit with a further 82 charges involving break and enters and theft – much of it women’s lingerie. Read more»

The prime minister says Canada won't fund abortions in developing countries, but domestic laws allow for abortions covered by government insurance. Read more»

Winning back-to-back World Series in 1992-93 hasn't stopped speculation that the Toronto Blue Jays existence could be short-lived.

It’s never pleasant living in a city where major sports teams always lose. Better a losing team, however, than no team at all. Read more» 1

A UFC fight between Terry Etim and Justin Buchholz, 2009.

If you believe Dana White, the charismatic president of Ultimate Fighting Championship, the urge to reduce someone to a bloody pulp dates back to the beginning of human time. Read more»

As a kid, I had no idea how unfortunately common my experience of the Roman Catholic Church would turn out to be. Read more»

Montreal, 2007.

Naema Ahmed, a 29-year-old Egyptian, was attending a government-sponsored class in Montreal for immigrants who want to learn French. In the middle of writing an exam, she was pulled out of class by a provincial official, who gave her a stark choice — remove the veil or leave the class. Ahmed left. Read more»

Canadians are rightfully proud of their health coverage. Except for the taxes they pay, the care they receive is free. In the U.S., health care is a commodity; in Canada, it's considered a human right. But this national pride hides a dirty little secret: The rich go south. Read more»

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