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Braiden Jacob

The death of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob is being investigating as a homicide, the Thunder Bay Police Service announced Thursday afternoon.

Lettuce Outbreak

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said 59 people have now been sickened by the tainted lettuce. Officials said a water reservoir at Adams Brothers Farms in Santa Barbara County, Calif., tested positive for the bacterial strain and the owners are co-operating with U.S. officials.

Toronto Bomb Threat 20181213

Dozens of bomb threats — believed to be hoaxes — were reported in major cities across Canada and the United States on Thursday.


Fuelled by outrage over Saudi Arabia’s murder of journalist and Virginia resident Jamal Khashoggi, Congress on Thursday took a historic vote to end U.S. involvement in the war in Yemen, the world’s worst humanitarian catastrophe. Here are key questions about the resolution.


U.S. President Donald Trump offered up a handful of legal arguments in a series of tweets on Thursday distancing himself from former personal attorney Michael Cohen, who was sentenced to prison on Wednesday.

Myanmar Journalists

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: by all appearances, it is becoming easier for the world's strongmen to justify punitive actions against the press; Canada seems to be firmly stuck in the middle of a spat between two superpowers.

Meng Wanzhou, Donald Trump

Canada's relationship with Donald Trump has reached a "new level of frustration" after the U.S. president's comments this week on the arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer, according to a senior source.

Murray Sinclair

The independent investigator probing the Thunder Bay Police Services Board in Ontario will recommend the local civilian oversight body be dismantled for one year and an administrator put in its place, CBC News has learned.

Norman 20181212

While he was prime minister, Stephen Harper’s office asked Vice Admiral Mark Norman to draw up a procurement list of equipment the navy needed and routinely communicated with him directly about a plan to lease a supply ship, an Ottawa court was told today.

St. Michael's

St. Michael's College School cancelled its football and basketball programs after hearing about "troubling" incidents beyond those first reported in November, including some police were told about, the interim president of the prestigious Toronto private school said Thursday.


A former high-ranking gymnastics coach accused of sexual assault told his trial Thursday that when he apologized to his accuser for "crossing the line," he wasn't referring to any sexual transgressions.


Escalating fears of retaliation after Canada detained a high-ranking Chinese business executive have prompted some Canadian business leaders to think twice before going to China on business.

Bank robbery edmonton

Two security guards were injured Thursday during an explosion inside a bank in north Edmonton.

Omar Khadr, Edmonton court

Former Guantanamo Bay detainee Omar Khadr has been a "model of compliance" and should have his bail conditions loosened, his lawyer argued Thursday in an Edmonton courtroom.


Police have killed the suspected gunman, Cherif Chekatt, who was the subject of a two-day manhunt after a shooting that killed at least three people near a Christmas market in Strasbourg, France, on Tuesday, according to France's interior minister.


A Palestinian gunman opened fire at a bus stop outside a West Bank settlement on Thursday, shooting at soldiers and civilians and killing at least two Israeli soldiers before fleeing, Israel's military and rescue service said.

Christine St-Onge

The body of a Laval, Que., woman who went missing last week has been found near her hotel in Mexico, local authorities say. Her partner killed himself the day after he returned to Canada without his luggage.

Amanda Dick

Many medical professionals agree that the language around addiction can affect a person's recovery, and there is a push to adopt terms that are less dismissive and more human.


Type 1 diabetes is the only chronic, life threatening disease where the dosing decisions of a potentially lethal hormone are left in the hands of the patient alone. There is technology that can catch errors quickly, but the costs fall on patients and their families.


In blocking a Tory coup, May has managed to sidestep her party's brutal family feud, the same one that started the U.K. down the bumpy Brexit road in the first place. But getting through that challenge was only one obstacle on a road still crowded with obstacles.

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Trans Canada avalanche control

Avalanche warnings have been issued for wide swaths of B.C.'s backcountry, after a major dump of snow in parts of the province.

Julia Lamb

Canada's top court has rejected a B.C. woman's push to speed up a key assisted dying challenge.

Once Upon a Deadpool

Canadian star Ryan Reynolds' superhero alter-ego has outed himself as a Nickelback defender in a new trailer for "Once Upon A Deadpool."

Toronto Bomb Threat 20181213

Dozens of bomb threats — believed to be hoaxes — were reported in major cities across Canada and the United States on Thursday.

Marijuana Condos 20181005

According to a Transparency International Canada report on perceptions of domestic corruption, 37 per cent of those living in the Metro Vancouver area would describe the real estate sector as “extremely corrupt."

Chilliwack animal video

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has laid 38 charges against a man from Chilliwack, B.C., and two companies over allegations of undue suffering to chickens.

Robert Riley Saunders

B.C.'s Ministry of Children and Family Development has admitted to fraud and negligence by a social worker facing multiple accusations of exploiting vulnerable Aboriginal teenagers.

Cannabis dispensaries

The City of Vancouver had filed 53 injunction applications against illegal stores.

highway 97

RCMP say a semi and pickup truck collided near 230 Road in Taylor, B.C., on Thursday morning.


The B.C. government says it's investing in 40 new homes for Indigenous families at a housing development in Langford. Construction is already underway on 60 homes at the Station Avenue development and the government's commitment will bring the total to 100.

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Southwest said the "life-critical cargo shipment'' was for a hospital — but no Seattle-area hospitals said they were involved.

Woss derailment 2

The Transportation Safety Board has issued rail-safety advisories involving a crash in April of last year that killed three workers and injured two others in the Vancouver Island community of Woss.

BC Daily Life 20170328

Environment Canada says Metro Vancouver can expect up to 90 millimetres of rain, while the Coquihalla and Sea to Sky highways are in for a significant dump of snow.


The Vancouver Tenants Union said it is "extremely disappointed" with the report, which is now set to be reviewed by the province.

sagmoen denied bail

A North Okanagan man accused of threatening and assaulting sex trade workers in four separate incidents has been given an absolute discharge after pleading guilty to a lesser charge in his trial for mischief.


An atheist family whose child was not allowed to re-enrol in preschool after her parents fought against classroom Christmas and Hanukkah celebrations has been awarded $12,000 by the B.C. Human Rights Tribunal.

Ann-Marie Kaan

I met you on an airplane 17 years ago, right as I was embarking on a move to Vancouver from Australia. I had just said goodbye to my whole family at the Sydney airport. The last thing I saw was my dad; the look on his face showed how upset he was that I was leaving.

Alaska Comic Shop

Magic: The Gathering players are gathering to overturn a bylaw which inhibits their ability to buy and sell trading cards.

Meng Wanzhou

A global firestorm was set off with the arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou. As she awaits extradition hearings on $10 million bail, CBC answers some frequently asked questions about the case.

Sea Lions Versus Salmon

Oregon Public Broadcasting reports a bill approved by the House Tuesday changes the Marine Mammal Protection Act to lift some of the restrictions on killing sea lions to protect salmon and steelhead in the Columbia River and its tributaries.

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Canada's Brian McKeever won a gold medal in a five-kilometre cross-country ski race Thursday in Vuokatti, Finland at the first stop in the IPC World Cup circuit.

Hockey kids

Mississauga will take down all "Indigenous-themed" imagery, symbols and names from city-owned sports facilities as part of a settlement worked out in part before the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario.

9 reasons Alexander Ovechkin is the greatest goal-scorer 90 seconds

Rob Pizzo finally admits (reluctantly) that The Great 8 is the greatest goal scorer of all-time, and gives 9 reasons why.

Raptors Warriors Basketball

Toronto Raptors forward Jonas Valanciunas underwent surgery to repair a dislocated left thumb and will wear a cast for four weeks.


The United States has set a world record in the 4x50-metre mixed medley relay at the world short-course swimming championships. Caeleb Dressel, Kelsi Dahlia, Michael Andrew and Olivia Smoliga won in 1 minute, 36.40 seconds, finishing .65 seconds ahead of the Netherlands.

Encarnacion photo

Slugger Edwin Encarnacion has been traded to Seattle and first baseman Carlos Santana has returned to Cleveland in a three-team deal that also involved Tampa Bay.

Elvis Luciano photo

The Toronto Blue Jays picked up right-handed pitcher Elvis Luciano from the Kansas City Royals on Thursday in the Rule 5 draft while losing Canadian right-hander Jordan Romano in the selection process.


Just recently, curler Marc Kennedy said he believes Canadian coaches and resources should stay in the country to help get Canada back on top. Another Canadian, J.D. Lind, who coaches in Japan, believes Kennedy's opinion is shortsighted.


Montreal has everything needed to support a major league baseball over the longterm, says a new report commissioned by business leaders who want to bring back a team.


A former high-ranking gymnastics coach accused of sexual assault told his trial Thursday that when he apologized to his accuser for "crossing the line," he wasn't referring to any sexual transgressions.

Chad le Clos photo

FINA says it's launching a new series for elite swimmers, while being challenged by a privately-run rival competition and a class action suit by Olympic and world champions.


Team Canada coach Tim Hunter has been studying under some of hockey's coaching giants throughout his career. It's one of the many reasons the Canadian team should be in good shape as the world junior championships take place Victoria and Vancouver later this month.

HKN Weekly Notebook 20181205

In this week's episode of the Hockey Night in Canada podcast, we take a closer look at Seattle’s expansion bid, the history and future of expansion, and explore whether 32 teams is too many.


Hometown skip Brad Gushue of St. John's bounced back from an opening-draw loss to beat Scotland's Ross Paterson 8-1 on Wednesday at the National Grand Slam of Curling tournament.

Real story of Marielle Thompson's 'free' car, told here

2014 Winter Olympic ski cross champion Marielle Thompson is asked some peculiar questions by CBC Sports' Anson Henry in another episode of Don't Cross Me.

Oilers Sharks Hockey

Changing coaches appears to have worked for the Edmonton Oilers, but it is not a fail-safe move for every NHL team.

SOC MLS Whitecaps Sounders 20180720

Alphonso Davies has been voted the Canadian men's soccer player of the year, after a standout season with the men's national team and the Vancouver Whitecaps.

Anna Prchal, Genevieve Simard photo

Three sexual assault victims of former ski coach Bertrand Charest are suing Alpine Canada, alleging the sports federation turned a blind eye to signs of wrongdoing.

OLY CUR Trials 20171208

If you’re still trying to wrap your head around the ever-shifting rules of curling and the game's landscape, you’re not alone. Conversations and changes surrounding the length of games, time clocks and five-rock, free-guard zones have fans bugging and players a little grouchy.

BKN Toronto Raptors 20180925

The future didn't look very bright for 19-year-old Chris Boucher. He was earning less than $10 an hour as a part-time cook and dishwasher at a St-Hubert restaurant in Montreal. Then a serendipitous day that changed everything.

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