January 29 – A very large avalanche kills five and injures eight near McBride, British Columbia.
February 17 - The Montreal newspaper La Presse publishes an interview with a man who reports that influential film director Claude Jutra began sexually abusing him at the age of six, corroborating more limited allegations of pedophilia against Jutra in Yves Lever's newly published biography of the director. Despite having urged caution upon the initial reports, numerous organizations and governments respond to the new interview by announcing plans to remove Jutra's name from various events and geographic sites named in his honour, including Québec Cinéma's Prix Jutra film awards, the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television's Claude Jutra Award, and numerous streets and public parks throughout Quebec.
March 14 - Two Canadian soldiers are injured when a 27-year-old man walks into a Canadian Forces recruiting centre and stabs them. A third person was injured when eight soldiers fought and subdued the assailant.
June 28 - A huge explosion completely destroys a house and damages 24 others in Mississauga, Ontario. At least one person is dead and 13 others are injured, according to Mississauga Fire and Emergency Services. Thousands of residents are forced to evacuate and many spend the night at a local community shelter
July 29 - A caravan of motorcycles wrecked in a chain reaction crash after attempting to pass an RV that was making a left turn. One of the riders was killed and at least nine were injured. The wreck happened near Edmundston, New Brunswick.
September 9–14 dogs died in a Saskatoon, Saskatchewan kennel after a thermostat or HVAC failure heated a boarding room to 37 C overnight.