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VICE journalist Ben Makuch and alledged ISIS fighter Farah Mohamed Shirdon

Vice journalist Ben Makuch is looking forward to his hearing May 23 on the RCMP's demand for his communications on a story about an ISIS member.

Selena Carne

As the White House considers how to crack down on illegal border crossings, a virtual-reality project in Washington, D.C., that simulates the panic and despair of a migrant's journey has become a hit. The Oscar-winning project by Alejandro Inarritu has been booked solid since March.


As South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrives in Washington today, he and U.S. President Donald Trump will almost certainly ask themselves whether Trump should even meet Kim Jong-un in Singapore on June 12.

Tarra Wood-Taylor

Three California companies have launched versions of dockless scooters in major cities across the U.S. Riders love them, but cities are wary.


Are you willing to let a computer make big decisions for you? Even if your answer is no, tech giants and industry experts are betting that will change.

Canadian soldiers practise medical evacuation in Wainwright

Putting the peace into Canada’s upcoming peacekeeping deployment is the subject of a series of meetings this week involving the head of Mali’s truth, justice and reconciliation commission and senior federal officials in Ottawa.


Creating a situation in which women are paid for services is unlikely to establish more desirable outcomes, especially given that women might be more likely to consent to riskier interventions when high payments are involved.

Trump-Pay to Play

Elliot Broidy's push to alter U.S. policy in the Middle East and reap a fortune for himself shows that one of the president's top money men found the swamp as navigable as ever with Trump in office.

Australia Church Abuse

An Australian archbishop becomes the most senior Roman Catholic cleric in the world convicted of covering up child sex abuse and faces a potential two years in prison when he is sentenced next month.

Waterhen Lake Tuff Fire

The Tuff wildfire still ablaze in central Saskatchewan destroyed all the cottages in one subdivision over the weekend.

Gabe Rosescu Sheri Niemegeers landslide

Gabe Rosescu and Sheri Niemegeers's long weekend trip came to an abrupt halt when a landslide came crashing down the mountain, sweeping their car off Highway 3 west of Creston, B.C.

WestJet pilot strike

Dana Sorensen booked a WestJet flight from her home in Vancouver to Calgary, where she’s racing in an upcoming ultra-marathon. But the anxiety of a looming pilots’ strike was too much to bear.

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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has pulled out of a meeting of Western Canada premiers in Yellowknife at the last minute, reportedly over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.


Ed Trist lives in the Ontario bush and had been planning to catch a few minnows for fishing, but instead caught a rare sighting of two lynx squaring off and wailing at one another.

School Shooting Texas Gov. Greg Abbott

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is set to hold a series of meetings on how to combat school violence, three days after a teen killed 10 people in the fourth-deadliest mass shooting at a public school in modern U.S. history. But tighter restrictions on guns is not in the cards, he says.

Britain Royal Wedding

Kensington Palace has released three official wedding photographs taken of Prince Harry and the former Meghan Markle shortly after they were married on Saturday.

Star cluster

When an asteroid from outside our solar system was observed zipping through for the first time last year, it caused a lot of excitement. Now, a new study suggests another interstellar asteroid has actually been hiding here all this time.

le 3

On the evening of April 14, 1945, Canadian soldier Léo Major single-handedly liberated the Dutch town of Zwolle from the Nazis, in a story that's almost too incredible to be true.


Bitcoin miners will guzzle more electricity this year than some countries do, according to new numbers from a leading researcher. And while some critics take issue with these figures, few disagree that the digital currency's energy use is a growing problem.

US Canada

Through the long lens of history, politicians are sometimes remembered more kindly than in their own time. Political scientist Fen Hampson believes that former prime minister Brian Mulroney falls into that category and should be lauded not only as the architect of NAFTA but for his "activist" international policy.

BC News

CBC | British Columbia News

Gabe Rosescu Sheri Niemegeers landslide

Gabe Rosescu and Sheri Niemegeers's long weekend trip came to an abrupt halt when a landslide came crashing down the mountain, sweeping their car off Highway 3 west of Creston, B.C.

Long Beach near Lovekin Rock 11 February 2018

The 52-year-old woman was pulled from the water by surfers and other bystanders but could not be revived.

Trans Mountain 20180516

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley has pulled out of a meeting of Western Canada premiers in Yellowknife at the last minute, reportedly over the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion.

AJung Moon

Thinking critically — especially at the design stages — can help us build robots to make life better.


Police have arrested and charged a man for a targeted double shooting that occurred in the early morning of May 18th at an East Vancouver home on Industrial Avenue near Scotia Street.

Grand Forks inspection

Officials are hopeful B.C.’s Kootenay Boundary region will soon return to normal after historic flooding evacuated homes and shuttered businesses over recent weeks.


Early Sunday morning a woman walking in the area of 144th Street and 76th Avenue was grabbed and groped by a male suspect who was passing in the opposite direction.

Canada Post Drones

The proposed rules, expected to come into effect later this year, would allow some commercial users to fly near people and buildings.

Chinese workers on CPR

Celebration: Chinese Canadian Legacies in British Columbia acknowledges the painful history in its profiles of 96 people from the Chinese community who have made significant contributions to the province in medicine, science, athletics, philanthropy and more.

Ben Kilmer missing

The search for Ben Kilmer continues as police call the circumstances around his disappearance suspicious.


Hassan Al Kontar is trapped in an airport — but he's not the first refugee to become stranded.


Six months later, the husband of a dog walker who spent a harrowing three days lost in the woods on Coquitlam's Burke Mountain has penned a book about the experience.

Compass card recharge station

Starting Tuesday, riders will be able to use their Mastercard, Visa, Apple Pay, Google Pay or Samsung Pay to tap in and out of fare gates and Compass Card readers.

Lady and Ruth

An Okanagan man is crediting his loyal pooches, Lady and Ruth, for saving him after a terrible rollover crash last year. On Monday, the Purina pet food company honoured the dogs with an award.

Tanya Leibel

Tanya Leibel nearly died when she suffered a heart attack on the Coquitlam Crunch a year ago. She set out to find the stranger who saved her life.

Cannabis Plant

As marijuana farmers in Oregon say a flood of supply is killing their businesses less than three years after recreational cannabis was legalized, economists say it's a warning to Canada.

massage therapist

Christopher Sherman asked the woman on a date while she was lying on the table during a massage, according to an agreed statement of facts posted by the College of Massage Therapists of B.C.

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The route of Kinder Morgan's controversial Trans Mountain pipeline runs from Edmonton to Vancouver. CBC's Nick Purdon and Leonardo Palleja traveled it and spoke to regular people who live beside the pipe about what's at stake for them and their communities.

kinder morgan protest water

More than 200 kilometres south of where the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is slated to end, environmental groups in the U.S. took to the water on Sunday in Seattle to add their voices to the ongoing opposition to the project.

Canadian Tire 20171109

A group of Canadian Tire employees in B.C. found out the hard way that petty theft from an employer is enough to get fired, with no compensation for years of service.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News


LeBron James scored 44 points, surpassed Kareem Abdul-Jabbar atop a post-season list and helped the Cleveland Cavaliers even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2 on Monday night with a 111-102 victory over the Boston Celtics, who are looking forward to getting home.

HKO Memorial Cup 20180521

Marian Studenic scored the winner as the Hamilton Bulldogs edged Swift Current 2-1 on Monday night to win their first game at the Memorial Cup despite a standout performance from Broncos goaltender Stuart Skinner.


T.J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly scored, Braden Holtby stopped all 24 shots he faced and the Washington Capitals beat up the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-0 Monday night to even the Eastern Conference final and force a deciding Game 7.

Maple Leafs Lamoriello

Lou Lamoriello is reportedly leaving the Toronto Maple Leafs for a position with the New York Islanders.


Robert Wickens crashed Monday during the second-to-last practice for the Indianapolis 500, another headache for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports just two days after top driver James Hinchcliffe failed to make the field for the showcase race.


Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated South Africa's Lloyd Harris 6-4, 6-3 on Monday in the first round of the men's qualifying tournament of the French Open.


Nicholas Caamano's favourite memory of Bulldogs head coach John Gruden stems from their difficult days with the Flint Firebirds during the 2015-16 OHL season. Now they have a chance to win a Canadian junior hockey title with Hamilton.


Olympic swimmer Ariana Kukors Smith sued USA Swimming on Monday, alleging the sport's national governing body knew her former coach sexually abused her as a minor and covered it up.


Major League Baseball has extended the administrative leave of Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna for a third seven-day period through May 28 as it investigates an assault charge filed against the all-star


Goalkeeper Stephanie Labbé is taking legal action against the Premier Development League, which refused the 2016 Canadian Olympic bronze medallist a chance to play for the Calgary Foothills men's semi-pro soccer squad because it follows gender-based eligibility requirements.

Winnipeg Jets

After the final buzzer, Connor Hellebuyck went up to his teammates still on the ice, many bent over their sticks their heads hanging dejectedly, and gave them a pat and said a few words in what he agreed was an emotional moment.

Ryan  Straschnitzki

Seven weeks after being paralyzed from the chest down when a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos junior hockey team crashed, he has embarked on the thing a lot of athletes dread — two-a-day workouts.


While the Acadie-Bathurst Titan are battling it out for the Memorial Cup, fans at home are cheering them on and preparing for what could be the homecoming of a lifetime.


Canadian Olympic medallist Penny Oleksiak picked up her second gold medal at the Atlanta Swim Classic after finishing in first in the women's 100-metre freestyle on Sunday.

Kia Nurse New York Liberty

Canadian Kia Nurse had an impressive WNBA debut, scoring 17 points off the bench for the New York Liberty in a 80-76 road loss against the Chicago Sky.

Winnipeg Jets Dustin Byfuglien West Final

What started out as a promising West final for the Winnipeg Jets ended with a thud on Sunday. The Jets didn't have an answer for the expansion Vegas Golden Knights' speed, pressure, transition game and their aggressive and acrobatic goalie Marc-Andre Fleury.

Vegas Golden Knights Reach Stanley Cup

The Vegas Golden Knights advanced to the Stanley Cup final on Sunday, eliminating the Winnipeg Jets with a 2-1 win in Game 5 of the Western Conference final.

Jason Holowach Sport Climbing

Jason Holowach never could have known all those years ago that climbing things for a living would become such an integral part of his life. The 33-year-old from Saskatoon is still holding out hope for the Olympics in 2020, but is also focused on sport climbing's next generation.


Canadian tennis is on the upswing, and three key men's singles players - Milos Raonic, Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime - will benefit from a 'healthy rivalry', according to American tennis greats John McEnroe and Jim Courier, who say "players from the same nation can push, inspire, and show each other the way forward."

HNIC - Washington at Tampa Bay - WSH at TBL - Capitals at Lightning

CBC Sports brings you a free live stream of Wednesday's Hockey Night in Canada playoff game, with the Washington Capitals visiting the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final.

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