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Story 10 – Policing Perspectives

2020 was a tumultuous year for those in law enforcement and those pushing for reforms to a justice system long-identified

Story 9 – Meng and the Michaels

Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor have now been detained in China for more than two years. In June, Chinese officials

Story 8 – The Royals (briefly) come to Canada

Some lighter news also captured Canadian imaginations and attention this year. In January it was announced that Prince Harry and

Story 7 – Better with Biden

The American presidential election was of extreme interest to Canadian observers. Four years of the Trump presidency were an immense

Story 6 – Iran Plane Crash

After Ukraine Airlines Flight 752 as shot down over Tehran on January 8, this country was plunged into grief. 57

Story 5 – Provincial Elections

Despite the challenges of the pandemic, there were three provincial elections held this year. The incumbent government was returned to

Story 4 – Federal Assault Weapons Ban

While COVID-19 cost thousands of Canadians their lives this year, another tragedy befell Nova Scotia in April, shaking the country

Story 3 – The Wet’suwet’en Protests

The beginning of 2020 was a time of political turmoil and tension across the country as disruptions, railway blockades and

Story 2 – WE Charity Scandal

For the second year in a row, a political scandal involving the Liberal Party makes our top 10 stories of

Story 1 – COVID-19

When historians write about 2020 there will be a mention of COVID-19 in the first paragraph. The pandemic crept into

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