August 3, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
Nearly 270 people have died in Canadian provincial jails over the past five years. Two-thirds of them were legally innocent.
July 6, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
An El Salvadoran woman and her two daughters are challenging a Canadian refugee law that bars their entry by land, the first time a court has heard a legal objection to the law with a real-life case at its center.
June 26, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny and Rod Nickel, Reuters
Thousands of people who fled to Canada to escape President Donald Trump’s crackdown on illegal migrants have become trapped in legal limbo because of an overburdened refugee system, struggling to find work, permanent housing or enrol their children in schools.
June 13, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
Detention of Mexican citizens in Canada has spiked since December, when the government lifted its visa requirement for visitors from Mexico, figures obtained by Reuters show, even as Canada burnishes its image as more welcoming than the United States.
April 27, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny and Rod Nickel, Reuters
Migrants who applied for asylum in the United States but then fled north, fearing they would be swept up in President Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown, may have miscalculated in viewing Canada as a safe haven.
That is because their time in the United States could count against them when they apply for asylum in Canada, according to a Reuters review of Canadian federal court rulings on asylum seekers and interviews with refugee lawyers.
March 18, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
Canada’s border authorities detained more Mexicans in the first 67 days of 2017 than they did annually in any of the three previous years, according to statistics obtained by Reuters.
March 15, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
Arun Daniel and his mom, Suguna, first touched Canadian soil two weeks ago and, on Wednesday, they first touched ice, sliding on one knee and pushing a 40-pound granite rock across a rink.
February 10, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
A leading drugmaker ramped up its lobbying in Canada fivefold last year, urging government officials to enact a rule that would give it an effective monopoly on long-acting narcotic painkillers.
January 30, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
Abdi was sitting cross-legged on the floor reading the Quran with his friends when the shooting began – a staccato spray of bullets into the crowd of worshippers gathered on Sunday at the mosque in Quebec City, Canada.
January 23, 2017 – Anna Mehler Paperny, Reuters
As deaths from powerful painkillers continue to rise, Canada is pursuing unprecedented measures to curb their use, including requiring cigarette-style warning stickers on every prescription, Health Minister Jane Philpott told Reuters.