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In his first public remarks on the increasingly fractious debate over diversity in this country, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Maxime Bernier's tweets on "extreme multiculturalism" are just the latest display of the Conservative Party's penchant for the "politics of division."


Quebec Superior Court Justice Pierre C. Gagnon has approved a lawsuit filed on behalf of all RCMP officers and civilian staff that alleges they were bullied or harassed while serving in the province.

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Aretha Franklin, the Memphis-born singer known as the Queen of Soul, died Thursday of advanced pancreatic cancer at age 76.

Keystone XL pipeline

A federal judge in Montana on Wednesday ordered the U.S. State Department to do a full environmental review of a revised route for the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline, a move that could delay the project and prove a setback for the Trump administration.

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Bell Media has signed a new long-term agreement that will see it become the exclusive Canadian broadcaster for new programming from Vice Media network Viceland.

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America "was never that great" and won't be great until all Americans share true equality, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday in a speech blasting Republican President Donald Trump and his slogan "Make America Great Again."


There could still be as many as 20 people under the rubble of the collapsed highway bridge in Genoa, in addition to the 38 already confirmed dead, the chief prosecutor of the northern Italian city says.


Newspapers across the United States are devoting print space to a co-ordinated defence of media freedom and a rebuke of President Donald Trump for saying some media organizations are enemies of the American people.

Woman on crane

Fire department workers have rescued and apprehended a woman who was inside the operator's compartment of a crane in downtown Toronto.

City Green Overdoses

The number of overdose victims linked to a suspected bad batch of synthetic marijuana has risen to 76 in New Haven, Conn., as officials try to determine exactly what sickened people.

Jinnah Park

Winnipeggers are condemning Conservative MP Maxime Bernier for using the naming of a community park in South Pointe as a way to blast "extreme multiculturalism."

DeeAnn Fitzpatrick

A Newfoundland woman who was photographed tied to a chair and gagged in her workplace in Scotland is disappointed that an employment tribunal has ruled against her harassment claim.


The trial of former Trump campaign boss Paul Manafort may have been a dry-as-dust bank fraud and tax-evasion case, but former federal prosecutors say the jury's impending verdict could have major implications for Robert Mueller's probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election.

Fewer Blueberries

A new Canadian study suggests that if the world's population adopted a diet recommended by the U.S. Department of Agriculture there wouldn't be enough agricultural land to grow the food.

Europe heat wave Belgium

The past four years have been the hottest on record, but new research shows the Earth was actually in a global warming "hiatus" that is about to end — and make the Earth even hotter.


Canada's Parliament Hill police service is barely three years old - and continues to be a troubled workplace. CBC News has obtained internal documents describing a $1.18 million billing dispute between the RCMP and the Parliamentary Protective Service that has lingered for more than a year.

Parents sex-ed curriculum

As Ontario grapples with its sex education curriculum, any effort to come up with a consensus on what should be taught in schools may very well be a 'fool's errand,' says a noted researcher on the controversial issue.

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The B.C. Green Party leader says restricting foreign buyers is a widely used approach globally and could make home ownership more attainable for priced-out residents.

Williams Lake wildfires

Dozens of evacuation orders and alerts are in effect in the north and central regions of B.C., impacting more than 20,000 people.

Kyle Howard-Muthulingam woodbine beach drowning TDSB

A teenage boy who died after trying to save a mother and child at a Toronto beach last week is being hailed as a hero by those who knew him.

BC News

CBC | British Columbia News

New West Progressives

The only party that has formed to oppose the government is the New West Progressives, and they're deciding Thursday whether to run someone against Coté or focus solely on council and school board battles.

Francois Lake

Some B.C. fire evacuees are frustrated they aren’t being allowed to return to their homes to rescue personal belongings, while others are defying the leave order and staying put as wildfires grow.

Burnaby RCMP

Burnaby RCMP have started the process of evicting protesters from Camp Cloud, the protest camp set up in opposition to the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project.

Fox vs. Crow.

We want you to determine who the region's favourite representative is.

Thomas Hasek

When Thomas Hasek decided to get immunized against shingles a few years back, he had to pay $200 for the shot. That struck him as unfair — after all, the childhood chickenpox vaccine addresses the same virus, and it's publicly funded.


RCMP said the baby is recovering in hospital and the driver, a 57-year-old man, has been arrested.

Tennis racket

Tennis Canada will build a new training facility in Burnaby, B.C., the sport's national governing body announced on Tuesday.

Victoria Police

A 71-year-old Esquimalt man is in custody and facing four charges of "historical" sexual assaults involving four women.

Wooden Horsemen

Neo-swamp folk rock band Wooden Horsemen returns to the CBC Musical Nooners stage for another concert on Aug 16.

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The B.C. Green Party leader says restricting foreign buyers is a widely used approach globally and could make home ownership more attainable for priced-out residents.

Whistler bus

The resort municipality of Whistler has introduced Stage 4 water restrictions in order to "urgently" protect water supplies, after a break in a significant water main.

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Wildfires have burned their way through close to 400,000 hectares of British Columbia so far this year, making 2018 the fourth-largest fire season since 1950.

Camp Cloud

A court-imposed order to dismantle Camp Cloud has set the stage for police to get involved. But one expert says officers will be careful to avoid a public confrontation.

Cache Creek Mudslide August 2018

In what police were describing as a recovery operation, search dogs, assisted by drones, spent Wednesday looking for the body of a missing 67-year-old woman who was swept away in a car after a forceful mudslide near Cache Creek on Saturday.


As alerts and evacuation orders continue across the province, where more than 600 wildfires are burning, emergency organizations are urging British Columbians to prepare to leave if needed.

Williams Lake wildfires

Dozens of evacuation orders and alerts are in effect in the north and central regions of B.C., impacting more than 20,000 people.

Laura Clark deceased

Police are looking for the public's help retracing the steps of 23-year-old Laura Clark of Chilliwack, B.C., whose remains were found in the Fraser River.


A 54-year-old Burnaby man died in a collision involving his motorcycle and an SUV.

tugboat recovery

The effort to right and raise the capsized George H. Ledcor are taking longer than expected.

Shovel Lake wildfire

The British Columbia government has declared a state of emergency to support the provincewide response to the ongoing wildfire situation.

Sports News

CBC | Sports News

Patrick Anderson

The Canadian men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams are at the 2018 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships and CBC Sports will be streaming every one of their matches. Action begins on Friday at 5:45 a.m. ET as the men take on Morocco.

LLWS Parade Baseball

Whalley, B.C.'s Little League team is thrilled at the news their top slugger will be joining them after all at the Little League World Series.


Curtis Granderson hit a grand slam, Marco Estrada pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Kansas City Royals 6-5 on Wednesday night.


A hat trick by Jozy Altidore helped Toronto FC lift the Voyageurs Trophy for a seventh time Wednesday, winning the Canadian Championship final 7-4 on aggregate after a commanding 5-2 second-leg win over the Vancouver Whitecaps.


Late in the first quarter Wednesday night, Canadian basketball phenom R.J. Barrett veered around a Ryerson defender to throw down an emphatic dunk.


Dio Gama's baseball dream is becoming a reality after all — just when it looked like the 13-year-old baseball star wouldn't be donning the maple leaf at the Little League World Series in Williamsport, Pa.


The top two players in the Canadian men's singles rankings are set to square off Thursday at the Masters 1000 tournament in Cincinnati. Shapovalov booked his third-round ticket with a win over Britain's Kyle Edmund on Tuesday night while Raonic advanced Wednesday with a 6-3, 7-5 win over Tunisian lucky loser Malek Jaziri.


The issue of concussions in football, specifically in the CFL, is once again in the spotlight after Montreal quarterback Johnny Manziel took a hellacious hit during last Saturday's game against Ottawa.

Rio Olympics Basketball Women

The Toronto Raptors have named Tamara Tatham as a mentor coach for with Raptors 905, making the two-time Olympian the first Canadian woman to join the staff of a G League team.

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Montreal Alouettes quarterback Johnny Manziel was placed under the CFL concussion protocol on Wednesday.

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Canadian soccer star Christine Sinclair and A&W Canada hope to surpass $2 million in the restaurant chain's 10th annual Burgers to Beat MS campaign.

Hayley Wickenheiser discusses decision to donate brain to concussion research

CBC's Heather Hiscox goes one-on-one with Hayley Wickenheiser about her decision to donate her brain to concussion research.

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An interim payment of $50,000 will be paid out to each of the survivors and families of the 29 people affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus collision, or about $1.45 million in total, has been approved by a Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench judge.

Hayley Wickenheiser wants to help reduce concussions for women in contact sports

The retired hockey player will donate her brain to research and hopes others will join the cause


An MLS-record transfer to German powerhouse Bayern Munich hasn't changed Whitecaps teenage star Alphonso Davies, according to Vancouver coach Carl Robinson.


Edmonton Oilers defenceman Andrej Sekera will be out indefinitely after undergoing surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon.


Nashville Predators defenceman Ryan Ellis has signed an eight-year deal worth $50 million that keeps him under contract through the 2026-27 season.

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Two-time champion Fernando Alonso is leaving Formula One at the end of the season and potentially moving to IndyCar in the United States.

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The number of teenage Canadian athletes seemingly on the precipice of big things in high-visibility sports appears to be at its highest level in recent memory.


A year ago, Stefanos Tsitsipas wasn't even at the Rogers Cup in Montreal. The rising Greek star was watching from afar as Canada's Denis Shapovalov embarked on a memorable run to the semis. It was something that stuck with Tsitsipas and inspired him moving forward.

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