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Peace Arch Historical State Park at the US and Canada border is pictured while non-essential travel is temporarily restricted as efforts continue to help slow the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Blaine, Washington, U.S. March 23, 2020.

Justin Trudeau says the Trump administration wants to station troops near the Canadian border to prevent illegal crossings

The US-Canada border is the largest undefended border in the world. The Canadian prime minister said his government had resisted the idea.
Ranald MacFarlane.

A Canadian pig farmer is throwing pork at his customers through their car windows to observe social distancing

Ranald MacFarlane, a farmer from Prince Edward Island, launched his drive-up pork buying system after his local farmers market shut down.
US President Trump gives a press briefing on the coronavirus in Washington D.C. on March 16, 2020.

Trump announces the US will temporarily close its border with Canada to all ‘non-essential traffic’

President Trump said trade would not be affected by the temporary closing of the US's border with Canada.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is seen at the House of Commons, Ontario, Canada on Feb. 3, 2020

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is closing Canada’s borders to anyone who isn’t a citizen, a permanent resident, or a US citizen

"I know that these measures are far-reaching. They are exceptional circumstances, calling for exceptional measures," Trudeau said.

The life and rise of Lilly Singh, the YouTube star who now hosts her own late night show and is now worth over $10 million

Lilly Singh emerged in 2013 as a YouTube personality known online as "Superwoman." She's now a late night TV star worth more than $10 million.

Workers at a Fiat Chrysler plant in Canada have refused to work since Thursday due to a possible coronavirus case

An employee has self-quarantined due to a secondary contact with a coronavirus case. FCA said that there was no case at the factory itself.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his wife Sophie Grégoire Trudeau in 2019.

Sophie Grégoire Trudeau tested positive for the coronavirus after a massive event in London where she posed for pictures with Idris Elba and Lewi...

The Canadian Prime Minister's wife developed her symptoms after spending time at The SSE Arena, Wembley, with numerous high-profile people.
Guy Laliberté spent $35 million on trip to space in 2009.

Meet secretive Cirque du Soleil billionaire Guy Laliberté, a space tourist and former street performer who was arrested for growing cannabis on h...

Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberte has seven homes, including one on a private island he owns in the middle of the Pacific Ocean.
A member of Task Force-Mali's Canadian Medical Emergency Response Team during an exercise in Mali, March 31, 2019.

Canadian military stands up for women troops after viral tweet questioned ‘how men could be attracted to women dressed as men’

"These are men's jobs," a blogger said in a viral tweet, adding that women ought to "stick to being feminine."
I ate a lot of poutine in 48 hours.

I tried the 2 poutines locals claim are the best in Quebec City. Here’s how they compare.

Our travel correspondent visited Le Chic Shack and Snack Bar Saint-Jean in Quebec City to see which serves the best version of Canada's national dish.