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|End-of-life clause in assisted dying law causing undue suffering, says Quebec woman - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 04:00:00 EDT|
Quebec pioneered medical aid in dying in 2015, but now its law is outdated, says Heather Ross, whose husband was at first denied an assisted death. A year after Bob Blackwood's death at 63, his widow shares their story.
|'A public relations nightmare': Ticketmaster recruits pros for secret scalper program - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 04:00:00 EDT|
Read about what CBC News and the Toronto Star discovered after sending a pair of reporters undercover to a ticket industry convention in Las Vegas that brings together box-office giants and the world's top scalpers in the same room.
|Scheer: Defector Alleslev is a symbol of 'misplaced trust' in Liberals - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:34:44 EDT|
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer says defector Leona Alleslev is a symbol of the "misplaced trust" Canadians have in the Liberal government.
|Ottawa police constable facing numerous charges including sexual assault - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:40:16 EDT|
An Ottawa police officer is facing 21 criminal charges including sexual assault, forcible confinement and uttering threats related to four separate victims, the police service announced Wednesday.
|The Pollcast: The tide turns in Quebec - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:22:28 EDT|
On the latest episode of the Pollcast, the CBC's Catherine Cullen discusses the first days of Maxime Bernier's new party, and Christian Bourque breaks down the latest numbers out of Quebec.
|Police violated people's right to protest during Quebec G7, report suggests - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:10:23 EDT|
The police presence in Quebec City and at La Malbaie during the G7 leaders meeting in June is once again being denounced by human rights groups for being excessive and intimidating.
|Possible bear spray used during fight at St. John's high school, sending students to hospital - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:22:48 EDT|
Some sort of aerosol — possibly bear spray — was deployed this morning at Prince of Wales Collegiate in St. John's, the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary has confirmed.
|Family mourns woman who died protecting granddaughter from own dog, a boxer-pit bull cross - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 00:22:47 EDT|
Relatives of a 50-year-old woman from the Calgary area who was mauled to death after trying stop her own dog, a boxer-pit bull cross, from attacking her two-year-old granddaughter say they are struggling to deal with what happened.
|Ontario's highest court paves way to reduce size of Toronto city council - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 04:00:00 EDT|
Ontario's highest court has paved the way for a considerable cut to the size of Toronto's city council just weeks from a municipal election, but Mayor John Tory says the city's legal team has been told to continue fighting the province using any means available.
|Mom says N.W.T. government still forcing Indigenous people to use 'colonized version' of their names - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 06:00:00 EDT|
As the Northwest Territories government says it’ll eventually waive fees for residential school survivors and their families to reclaim their Indigenous names, one Yellowknife mom left in limbo says that’s not enough.
|Inmates at these jails were given tablets, but things went awry - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 04:30:24 EDT|
A pilot program aimed at giving Nova Scotia inmates unprecedented access to online communications and entertainment has been suspended at one jail after the tablets were used as weapons and to snoop on fellow prisoners.
|Her business is in Toronto, but this art dealer now needs a work permit to go to U.S. - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 05:00:00 EDT|
A Toronto art dealer was denied entry to the U.S. and told she requires a work permit.
|Floor-crossing MP praised Trudeau government in weeks before departure - Tue, 18 Sep 2018 17:00:00 EDT|
Leona Alleslev heaped public and private praise on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his senior ministers in the weeks before she started a secret process to defect to the opposition Conservatives, according to an email and an audio recording obtained by CBC News.
|'We can do better in Canada': Bryan Adams asks MPs for more copyright protection - Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:17:38 EDT|
Canadian singer-songwriter Bryan Adams wants the federal government to amend the Copyright Act to give artists more ability to regain control of their scripts and songs after they've been sold to a company.
|In the time it took an MP to cross the floor, Trudeau's best-laid plans went sideways - Tue, 18 Sep 2018 04:00:00 EDT|
There are times when no amount of planning can prepare you for the completely unexpected.
|Wet weather means all types of burning, forest use, OK in two B.C. fire centres - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:27:47 -0400|
All restrictions on fires or forest use are being lifted in two of British Columbia's six fire centres for the first time since early summer.
|Search on for two missing fishermen after boat capsizes off P.E.I. - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 10:28:00 -0400|
Crews are searching for two fishermen missing off the north shore of P.E.I. after their boat capsized in heavy seas and rain.
|Mother of baby who died at Vancouver daycare claims negligence - Tue, 18 Sep 2018 22:07:10 -0400|
The mother of a baby who died at a Vancouver daycare describes the details of what she experienced that day in a lawsuit filed in B.C. Supreme Court.
|Nova Scotia issues permit for tidal energy project in Bay of Fundy - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 15:13:09 -0400|
The Nova Scotia government is moving ahead with a project that aims to harness the immense power of the Bay of Fundy's tides, despite the uncertain future of the Cape Sharp Tidal venture.
|New York Review of Books editor out after Ghomeshi backlash - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:17:00 -0400|
An editor at the New York Review of Books has parted ways with the prestigious literary publication amid controversy over his decision to publish a personal essay by disgraced former radio host Jian Ghomeshi.
|N.S. to allow 'X' as gender option on birth certificates - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:29:00 -0400|
Nova Scotians who don't exclusively identify as male or female will have the option of choosing 'X' on their birth certificates under changes proposed by the province.
|Newfoundland school in uproar after students hit by 'pepper spray-type product' - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 14:11:51 -0400|
Worried parents rushed to a St. John's, N.L., high school Wednesday after as many as 20 students were hit with a harsh spray irritant during an altercation.
|Quebec party leaders continue immigration attacks after English-language debate - Tue, 18 Sep 2018 16:15:00 -0400|
Francois Legault tried to divert attention from his immigration policies Tuesday, as a report from a research institute undercut his campaign rhetoric on newcomers and two new polls placed his Coalition Avenir Quebec in a virtual tie with the Liberals.
|Mistaken identity: Wrong dog welcomed home after 15 months - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 13:03:00 -0400|
The story of a dog believed to have returned to her owners after disappearing from a Saskatchewan home for 15 months may be too good to be true, as Georgia's owners now say she isn't the dog they thought she was.
|Toronto won't fix pothole-ridden laneway owned by a dead man - Wed, 19 Sep 2018 12:44:25 -0400|
The City of Toronto won’t fix a potholed downtown laneway that has gone unmaintained for years despite resident pleas because it is private and owned by a man who died in 1900, the city said.