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California Storms

Evacuations were ordered in Northern California on Monday and flash-flood warnings were issued elsewhere as downpours swelled creeks and rivers to potentially dangerous levels in the already soggy region.

Australia Plane Crash

A light plane carrying five people crashed into a shopping mall on Tuesday in the city of Melbourne, Australia, officials said.

News scrum at Hemmingford, Que.

Reporters on a media tour watch RCMP officers load a family with a baby, along with their bags and a baby carriage, into cruisers to take them to a nearby office for processing at Hemmingford, Que.

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Canadian special forces have shifted their operations in northern Iraq to put pressure on ISIS in places outside the strategic city of Mosul — including along the border with Syria.

Airdrie Bayside canal drowning

A young boy is dead and another is in hospital after the pair fell through the ice into the canal in the Airdrie, Alta., community of Bayside.

Aurora beluga

After two belugas died within days of each other last year, there was speculation that could be the end of whales at the Vancouver Aquarium. But they're coming back — until 2029.


U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday that Lt.-Gen. Herbert Raymond McMaster would be his new national security adviser, replacing Michael Flynn, again turning to the U.S. military to play a central role on his foreign policy team.

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Justin Trudeau has apologized for answering an English question in French at his Sherbrooke town hall meeting in January.

Leo Meawasige

A woman in her 50s escaped from an apartment fire with minor burns thanks to the quick response of a man who happened to be passing by.


​Famine is declared in two counties of South Sudan, by the South Sudan government and three UN agencies, which say the calamity is the result of prolonged civil war and an entrenched economic crisis that has devastated the war-torn East African nation.


The City of Montreal unanimously approved a motion on Monday declaring itself a "sanctuary city" for unauthorized immigrants, promising undocumented people will be able to obtain services without fear of deportation.


In a city where "bulldozer-bait" homes can fetch close to $3 million, Vancouver's chief planner is faced with a choice that could shape the city for decades to come.

Trump and Queen

U.S. President Donald Trump's upcoming state visit to the United Kingdom has inspired much more than raised eyebrows: protests, petitions, a move to sack the speaker of the House of Commons, and a police warning the visit could require thousands of officers on the streets.

Jayne Pilot

An Ontario woman says a dispute with her condo board and property management company over minor garden infractions has left her emotionally devastated and contemplating moving out.

Sean O'Leary

A father in Ottawa's Kanata neighbourhood says he's overwhelmed with the number of responses he's received to an open letter he wrote Friday that warned parents about a recent spate of drug overdoses in the community.

BC News

CBC | British Columbia News

Kamloops Search and Rescue

Rescue crews are searching for at least four snowboarders missing at a ski resort near Kamloops, B.C.

B.C. sheriffs hand out warnings about staff shortages in Vancouver, March 2016

'Distressed' B.C. judge stays drug trafficking charge stayed because there was no sheriff to escort the accused from a holding cell to the courtroom.

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Students and staff were "outraged," according to a local MLA.

Peng Sun

The parents of a man killed during a kidnapping in 2015 are opening up about their son's death for the first time on the eve of his killer's sentencing hearing.


Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee says in the "unpredictable" presidency of Donald Trump, his state's relationship with B.C. will become increasingly important for tourism, economies, research and the fight against climate change.

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The provincial government is intrigued by a company's proposal for guided tours to the top of Lions Gate Bridge but cautions that a number of things would need to happen for it to come to fruition.

Creep Catchers Ryan Laforge

A complaint sparked an investigation into the controversial vigilante group.

Mike de Jong

The B.C. Liberals are set to introduce their fifth straight surplus budget, Tuesday, Feb. 21. The government is vowing the budget will be aimed at supporting the 'widest group possible.'


Research conducted at Simon Fraser University explored the relationship between low body image and internet use.

Lord Roberts Annex

A plan to build to build a underground B.C. Hydro substation beneath a West End school has been met with skepticism by some parents as the deadline for the deal looms.

Gorge Waterway boats

The City of Victoria has been working for years to remove vessels from the urban waterway that are either derelict or have people living on them.

Child in school

A researcher from Thompson Rivers University says that while inclusive education is necessary, it might not work for all students, all the time.


Pioneering members of Vancouver's LGBT activist community have presented a petition in support of police participation in the Pride parade, countering one presented by Black Lives Matter earlier this month.

Franklin Graham Rally

Graham is a polarizing figure who has drawn attention for comments that denigrate minorities. He's been quoted calling on the U.S. "to use weapons of mass destruction if need be" and referring to Islam as "a very evil and a very wicked religion."

Aurora beluga

After two belugas died within days of each other last year, there was speculation that could be the end of whales at the Vancouver Aquarium. But they're coming back — until 2029.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News


Krista McCarville vows her Northern Ontario team is done with larceny, although it has been profitable for them. Her Thunder Bay foursome led last year's Canadian women's curling championship in stolen points with 31, but it was the playoff round where they took thieving to spectacular heights.


The Calgary Flames have acquired defenceman Michael Stone from the Arizona Coyotes for two draft picks.


New coach Claude Julien finally got to put the Canadiens through a full workout with no distractions on Monday. It was aimed mostly at convincing his struggling team that tighter defence will lead to more scoring chances on attack.


The NHL has suspended Winnipeg Jets defenceman Jacob Trouba for two games for an illegal check to the head of Ottawa Senators forward Mark Stone.


Marcus Stroman wasn't as consistent as he wanted to be in his first full season in the major leagues last year. So the Blue Jays right-hander streamlined his mechanics in an effort to turn things around.

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In less than two hours in December, fullback Chris Duvall bounced from the New York Red Bulls to Minnesota United to the Montreal Impact. "It was an interesting day for sure," the 25-year-old Georgia native said of the Dec. 13 expansion draft.


High above the curling sheets in the last row of seats at the Meridian Centre in St. Catharines, Ont., you'll find Craig Homan and Art Miskew sitting right beside one another, watching their daughters go for another Scotties Tournament of Hearts title.


Two of the more compelling players who may change addresses before the NHL trade deadline next Wednesday are veteran forwards Shane Doan and Jarome Iginla, who both may have enough left to help a contender.


Partizan Belgrade midfielder Everton Luiz was in tears after persistent racist chants during his team's victory over Rad in the Serbian league.


Toronto FC has landed a marquee attacking midfielder in Spain's Victor Vazquez. The 30-year-old was part of Barcelona's youth system and won Footballer of the Year honours in Belgium with Club Brugge in 2014-15.

DraftKings FanDuel Merger

A gambling researcher is calling on Canada’s provincial lottery corporations to enter the controversial business of daily fantasy sports, citing their ability to best regulate the activity that has been characterized as illegal gambling by some U.S. states.


The New Orleans Pelicans agreed to acquire DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings on Sunday, the same night the centre was playing in the all-star game in their arena.


There was no shortage of moments that caught the attention of hockey fans over the last seven days, including Sidney Crosby's newest milestone, Antoine Vermette taking a whack at a linesman, and HBK meeting HBK.


It was a jam-packed weekend of high-performance sport around the world, including Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir continuing to dominate the competition in their comeback season. This time the Canadian duo scored gold at the Four Continents and set a personal best in the free dance.

CUR Scotties Team Nova Scotia

There's a lot being made about the age of the Nova Scotian team at this year's tournament. While the team knows it's an attention-grabbing plot line, they don't want it to define their run at the Scotties.

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