With 2017 coming to an end, we looked back at your best user-submitted photos of the year. Many more are deserving, but here are the 10 best from across the North, plus 20 honourable mentions, as chosen by CBC North.
Nearly a month after he was shot and killed while trying to defend an older man in an altercation outside a Hamilton mosque, 19-year-old Yosif Al-Hasnawi was laid to rest in Iraq on Monday alongside some of the most beloved and revered figures in Shia Islam, a family friend says.
One person is dead after a five-car crash on County Road 53 near Barrie, Ont., provincial police say.
A Via Rail train from Vancouver to Toronto experienced a mechanical failure due to extreme cold and ended up in Spy Hill, Sask., stalling the Christmas Day travels of 98 passengers, but the tiny community stepped up to make sure they were taken care of.
Allysa, 5, and Andrew, 4, were excited to get home to Saskatoon so Santa Claus would be able to find them. Then, the flight to Saskatoon was cancelled.
Winnipeg awoke to its coldest Christmas morning in two decades, as the overnight temperature plummeted to -30.1 C as of 5 a.m., according to Environment Canada
A newborn's body has been found in a northwest Calgary parking lot, and police are asking for the public's help in finding the baby's mother as they're concerned she could be in medical distress.
A year and a half ago, Buddy and Maureen moved in to a two-bedroom apartment in Hamilton’s east end after living in a hydro field for eight months. Now they have Christmas decorations up, and a feeling that they're home.
Homeless, hooked on drugs and booze, wanted for petty crimes, Kevin Swayzie's life was a mess until two strangers moved him into their suburban home and made him one of the family.
It may be the ultimate firefighter cliché, but as temperatures dipped yesterday, Winnipeg firefighters went up a tree to rescue a tiny victim.