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Updated Equifax says 100,000 Canadians impacted by cybersecurity breach
A massive cybersecurity breach at the company may have exposed the personal information of some 100,000 Canadian consumers, Equifax Canada says 12 days after it was disclosed that the personal data of about 143 million Americans was exposed.
New smart beacons open doors for the blind in Toronto neighbourhood video
If you were blind and walked into a coffee shop, how would you find the counter to place an order? New technology being installed in Toronto is making that easy.
New Canada's privacy commissioner 'very concerned' about U.S. border phone searches
Canada's privacy czar says Canadians should be "very concerned" about their cellphones, computers and other electronic devices being searched by U.S. border agents.
Montreal luxury real estate market heating up, but Toronto and Vancouver will warm again soon, Sotheby's says
Montreal is emerging as a luxury real estate "hot spot," while Vancouver and Toronto sales should pick up this fall after somewhat sluggish times, according to a new Sotheby's report.
Live Conservative leader on business tax hike LIVE video
Andrew Scheer makes announcement and takes questions
Analysis In tax fight, it's Scheer's mechanic vs. Trudeau's doctor video
MPs returned to Ottawa today and there was nary a word spoken about Omar Khadr's multimillion-dollar government settlement, the season's previous outrage. Perhaps if Khadr had incorporated himself over the summer he'd still be a topic of discussion.
Updated Air Canada seeks credit card partner for new loyalty program
Air Canada is looking for a financial services company to partner with it on a co-branded credit card, as part of its plans to launch a new loyalty program by 2020.
Details emerge of Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew's assault, drunk-driving charges video
As new Manitoba NDP Leader Wab Kinew finished his first day on the job, more details emerged about his 2003 arrests for assault and drunk driving. CBC has reviewed the audio record of Kinew's sentencing in September 2004.
No doubt that neonicotinoids are killing birds, bees, scientists say
A group of international scientists is meeting Tuesday to try to convince parliamentarians there is no longer any doubt that common agricultural pesticides are toxic chemicals that are killing off honeybees.
Deep Trouble The untold story of whale rescuer Joe Howlett's death video audio
On July 10 Joe Howlett and the rest of the Shelagh crew were racing toward North Atlantic right whale No. 4123, hoping to save it. It would be Howlett's final voyage.
Human rights probe launched into police officer's pay cut after PTSD diagnosis
An officer's allegation he was discriminated against by Halifax Regional Police after he was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder is being investigated by the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission.
Lido Pimienta wins Polaris Music Prize for La Papessa video
Colombian immigrant Lido Pimienta has won the 2017 Polaris Music Prize for her album La Papessa.
Calgary fraudster behind $8.8M Ponzi scheme gets 11 years
A Calgary fraudster described by a judge as greedy and unremorseful has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for masterminding a nearly $9-million Ponzi scheme that affected about 160 investors, mostly from Alberta and B.C.
Liberals leave royal position vacant in Queen's Sapphire Jubilee year
A decades-old liaison job between Canada and the monarch has been left vacant since May, as the Liberal government reviews the future of the position during the Queen's Sapphire Jubilee marking her 65 years on the throne.
Snow crab trap cut from right whale carcass on N.B. island
A dead North Atlantic right whale has been brought to the beaches of New Brunswick's Miscou Island where a necropsy is expected to be performed.
Canada won't do business with Boeing while it's 'busy trying to sue us,' Trudeau says video
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is dropping the gloves in his fight with Boeing, saying his government won't do business with a company that he's accusing of attacking Canadian industry and trying to put aerospace employees out of work.
Cancer faker 'terribly damaged' by traumatic events and won't go to jail: judge
A Calgary woman who pleaded guilty to fraud after pretending to have breast cancer and to have lost everything in the Fort McMurray fires will not spend time behind bars if she respects the conditions of her probation.
Ugo Fredette, suspect in Quebec Amber Alert, accused of 2nd-degree murder in woman's death
Ugo Fredette has been charged with second-degree murder in the death of his partner, Véronique Barbe, who was found slain in her Saint-Eustache, Que., home last Thursday, triggering an Amber Alert for a missing six-year-old boy.
Young Canadians who vape are twice as likely to want to try cigarettes, researchers say
Researchers concerned that middle and high school students in Canada who tried an e-cigarette are twice as likely to be susceptible to smoking cigarettes.
Analysis Psst — Government agency asks if you want some really good stuff: Don Pittis
My dealer is the premier: How the Liquor Control Board of Ontario must apply its sophisticated wine expertise to cannabis.
GO PUBLIC 'Completely outrageous': Couple say they were denied co-op apartment over sex of baby audio
When Kristjan Gottfried and his wife Michelle Hurtig got the news they were first in line for an apartment in a co-op housing complex in one of the most desirable and expensive cities in the country, they felt like they'd won the lottery. But the Vancouver couple says they were denied the unit because their baby is a girl and not a boy.
Canadian dollar slips back below 82 cents US, as Dow sets record
The Canadian dollar retreated Monday after a speech by Bank of Canada deputy governor Timothy Lane failed to address monetary policy.
B.C. woman who challenged right-to-die laws gets medically assisted death
One of two British Columbia women challenging the federal government's restrictive law on medically assisted dying has been able to end her suffering with the help of a doctor.
Deep Trouble Right whale rescuers wary in wake of death, anxious for work to resume
One of the men who developed whale disentanglement techniques says the death of a New Brunswick fisherman was a wake-up call, but the value of the rescues is critical for the long term survival of the species.
Hollywood director James Cameron invests in Saskatchewan pea processing plant
Hollywood director James Cameron and his wife, Suzy Amis Cameron, have announced they are investing in an organic pea processing plant in Saskatchewan.
'Why is there piles of lobsters in the woods?': Illegal dumping hits Weymouth
The Department of Fisheries and Oceans is investigating after dozens of piles of dead, dried-up lobsters were found around Weymouth, N.S., last week.
Where the federal NDP leadership candidates stand on the issues video
Voting for the NDP leadership begins today with a choice of four candidates with differences in style and also differences on the substance of their policies.
'A punch in the gut': Mother slams B.C. high school exercise connecting Indigenous women to 'squaw'
The workbook stated "students should be made aware that the original text … reflected the racial, ethnic, and social prejudices" of the 1800s.
Exclusive Veterans may appeal for benefits again after temporary adjudicators denied them
As many as 11 military veterans, whose appeals for benefits were heard before a federal review panel, have been offered the chance to re-argue their claims after questions were raised about the validity of the rulings, CBC News has learned.
Some doctors urging Bill Morneau to go ahead with tax changes
Doctors across Canada who support Finance Minister Bill Morneau's proposed tax reforms say they want their voices to be heard above the din of criticism from colleagues and medical societies.
Trudeau, May strike working group for 'seamless' post-Brexit trade transition video
Canada's free trade deal with the European Union will form the basis for a swift transition to a post-Brexit trading relationship between Canada and the U.K., Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his British counterpart Theresa May suggested Monday.
RCMP exchange gunfire with suspect in Tatamagouche after woman found dead
A friend of the woman who died says he's in 'complete shock' and says the victim was 'always a bubbly, happy person.'
Ancient Canadian meteor strike created hottest rock on Earth
Millions of years ago, a city-sized asteroid smashed into Labrador with so much force that it heated rocks to a whopping 2,370 C — the hottest temperature ever known for a rock on the surface of the Earth, scientists say.
Union workers at GM's Ingersoll, Ont., plant strike amid fight over job cuts
Unifor says its members at General Motors' auto assembly plant in Ingersoll, Ont., went on strike at 11 p.m. ET Sunday after failing to reach a tentative agreement with the carmaker.
2 Quebecers identified as victims in Connecticut crash
Local police on Monday identified the victims of a car crash in Farmington, Conn., last week as 66-year-old Réjean St. Pierre and 66-year-old Benoit Boislard. Both are from Quebec, but their hometowns are unknown.
Canada to study how solar storms impact power grids, banks, satellites
The Canadian Space Agency is planning to undertake a first-of-its-kind study on the impact of space weather on the country's infrastructure.
Portage la Prairie Pride organizers unfazed by protesters
The people behind a rural Manitoba Pride march are vowing to not let protesters get in they way of spreading a message of love.
Hip Vancouver bar embroiled in bitter dispute over working conditions
The former chef of a hip Vancouver restaurant says a recent Employment Standards Tribunal decision is indicative of desperately needed changes in the service industry.
4 missing siblings found, Winnipeg police say
The siblings — one girl and three boys — were last seen together in the North End.
NDP leadership hopefuls wrap up their final pitches to voters video
It was the last chance for Charlie Angus, Niki Ashton, Guy Caron and Jagmeet Singh to make their pitches to New Democrats before voting begins Monday.
Court-ordered review of peacekeeper's case still grinding through DND 2 years later video
A former peacekeeping commander is still waiting for an apology two years after a Federal Court ordered a review of the way he was treated. Retired colonel Bernard Ouellette was stripped of his command in 2010 over rumours of an affair - allegations military police could not substantiate.
5.1 magnitude earthquake strikes near the Yukon, B.C., Alaska border Saturday
A 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit near the border between Yukon, B.C., and Alaska Saturday afternoon, Earthquakes Canada reports.
Alberta debates ending twice-yearly time changes
Albertans are reconsidering the twice-yearly ritual of springing ahead and falling back. Surveys show public support for ending time changes, but businesses worry the move would put the province out of sync with the rest of North America.
Opinion Can Wab Kinew rise to the challenge of leadership?
Leadership contests are supposed to mark new beginnings for parties.
No sign of missing man connected to Amber Alert as police urge witness to come forward video
Quebec provincial police are asking for the public's help in finding another important witness in connection with a Quebec Amber Alert case.
Toronto police identify restaurant shooting victim as real estate broker Simon Giannini
Toronto police have identified the man who died of his injuries after a shooting inside a downtown restaurant as Simon Giannini, 54.
New passport processing system $75M over budget
The current processing system for issuing Canadian passport is on its last legs, and a new system was supposed to be up and running next June. But like many other federal IT projects, this one is millions of dollars over budget because of botched planning — and won't be ready in time.
Violence against Rohingya 'looks a lot like ethnic cleansing,' Freeland says video
Canada will seek access into a region of Myanmar where thousands of Rohingya-Muslims have been forced out, Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland said Saturday, acknowledging publicly for the first time that the violence against the ethnic minority appears to be ethnic cleansing.
CBC Investigates U of Manitoba was warned about former jazz prof's behaviour years before he left
The University of Manitoba was warned repeatedly about concerns over the harassing behaviour of its star jazz professor, Steve Kirby, during a period stretching back many years.
'The difference between life and death': Canadian organizations sending aid to victims of Hurricane Irma
Local volunteers, including crews from Global Medic and Air Canada, spent Saturday morning packing and assembling 1,000 family emergency kits heading for victims of Hurricane Irma.
Body of missing filmmaker Twyla Roscovich found on Vancouver Island
The family of Twyla Roscovich says the body of the filmmaker and mother has been found.
Coast Guard ship fined for going too fast in Gulf of St. Lawrence
Transport Canada has fined the Sir William Alexander $6,000 for "alleged non-compliance" with the federal government's 10-knot speed restriction.
4 key things we've learned in the Sudbury byelection bribery trial
The Crown is getting close to wrapping its case in the bribery trial of two Ontario Liberal officials.
Manitoba's NDP chooses Wab Kinew as new leader video
Wab Kinew beat out three-time leadership candidate and former MLA Steve Ashton 728 votes to 253 to take leadership of the Manitoba NDP on Saturday.