Memorial marks departure of war soldiers
HALIFAX - A wooden arch baring the words "The Last Steps" was unveiled today on the Halifax waterfront near where tens of thousands of Canadian soldiers set off to fight in the First World War, never to return to return home.
AP EXPLAINS: Why burkini swimsuits are causing controversy
PARIS - France's top court has ruled that banning burkini swimsuits violates people's fundamental rights, setting a legal precedent after a swimsuit crackdown that elicited shock and anger in other countries. The Associated Press explains the core of the controversy:
The cost of raising an Olympic athlete
TORONTO - Cheryl Simundson can still vividly recall the time her daughter, two-time Olympic bobsled champion Kaillie Humphries, stood on a chair during a family dinner more than 20 years ago and announced her plans to win gold for Canada.
Chinese envoy weighs in on canola dispute
OTTAWA - China's ambassador to Canada says he hopes a simmering trade dispute over Canadian canola exports won't become an even bigger problem with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau set to visit Beijing next week.