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Royal visit: Where to find Prince William and Kate on the last day of their tour
Prince William and Kate are scheduled to continue their royal visit by meeting with social service agencies, which have featured prominently since they arrived last Saturday.
Christy Clark says she won't accept Liberal adoption of Harper's health-care limits audio
The Liberal government's pledge to maintain the health-care spending escalator unilaterally set by the former Harper government is unacceptable, B.C. Premier Christy Clark says, demanding that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau come up with more money.
Breaking new ground: Kim's Convenience to be Canada's 1st sitcom led by Asians
The new CBC-TV show Kim's Convenience will be Canada's first sitcom about an Asian-Canadian family and starring Asian-Canadian actors. As the audiences and film and TV industry question the lack of onscreen diversity, 'we can add to that conversation,' says creator Ins Choi.
After painful surgery and recovery, Oakville teen not just a model, but role model too
A 16-year-old model from Oakville, Ont., who made her Paris Fashion Week debut Friday is not just remarkable because she's only been in the business for six months.
Thunder Bay police officer's Facebook post prompts professional standards investigation
A Thunder Bay, Ont., police officer who posted on Facebook that "Natives are killing Natives" is the subject of an internal investigation launched Thursday by the city's police service.
Man charged after body of Japanese student found at downtown Vancouver mansion
The body of missing Japanese student Natsumi Kogawa was found at the Gabriola Mansion in Vancouver's West End, police have confirmed.
Here's what the flooding near Windsor, Ont., looks like from above video
Swamped streets. Stranded cars. Flooded fields. Just a taste of what Lucas Kiewitz captured when he flew his drone above the town of Tecumseh, Ont., on Thursday.
Federal books in $2.8B deficit over first four months of fiscal year
New numbers released Friday show the federal government ran a deficit of $2.8 billion over the first four months of 2016-17 — dropping Ottawa's fiscal position $8 billion lower than it was over the same period a year ago.
Video 'I don't want to be in for something I didn't do': Accused tells sister he didn't kill Stamps' Mylan Hicks video
The sister of the man accused of killing Calgary Stampeders player Mylan Hicks last weekend says her brother claims to be innocent.
Prairie farmers expected to benefit from global warming by growing corn, soy
Farmers on the Canadian Prairies are the only agricultural winners on the planet as a result of global warming, according to an economist studying global food supply.
Royal Visit Prince William and Kate tour Haida Gwaii on final full day of tour video
It was planes, boats and automobiles — and a little bit of protest and politics — for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge as they spent the day touring Haida Gwaii, B.C.
Worst of the rain over, but state of emergency continues in Windsor, Tecumseh, Ont video
Environment Canada says the storm system that drenched Windsor and Tecumseh, Ont., over the past three days is finally starting to weaken.
'Dumb Indian' and other slurs used to combat racism in provocative campaign
"Welfare mom." "Drug addict." "Dumb Indian." These harsh slurs emblazoned over portraits of Indigenous people are part of an in-your-face art project meant to challenge racist attitudes in Lethbridge, Alta.
Farmers and anti-GMO groups call for Competition Bureau review of Monsanto takeover
Canadian farmers worry that a merger of agricultural giants Bayer and Monsanto could increase seed prices, while social advocacy groups opposed to genetically modified food question whether the move could lead to fewer non-GM food choices on grocery store shelves.
Dress code guide tells female air cadets not to reveal 'developing bits'
A mother of a 13-year-old girl in St. John's says she's shocked by a handbook for air cadets' parents that unnecessarily sexualizes teenage girls.
As edible marijuana sales soar, Colorado tries a new regulatory tactic audio
Canadian authorities are already sounding the alarm about edible marijuana products, warning that they could pose a risk to children — especially if they look just like regular candy. In a state where recreational marijuana has been legal for three years, regulators are still trying to minimize that risk.
Alberta should lead in GDP growth for next 2 years, TD forecasts video
Alberta's economy has been in a tailspin since the 2014 crash in oil prices and further slammed by the Fort McMurray fires earlier this year, but a major Canadian bank predicts the province will actually lead the country in GDP growth in both 2017 and 2018.
Provinces with the cheapest cellphone plans and why the rest of us don't get them
Cellphone customers can often score a cheaper plan in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Quebec compared to the rest of the country. CBC News explores the price differences and why better rates are offered in those three provinces.
On 20th anniversary, experts say it's time to review Arctic Council mandate
20 years after it was established, the Arctic Council is being lauded for its achievements. But former foreign affairs minister Lloyd Axworthy says the time has come for "a revised and stronger council."
Passenger, pilot found in good condition after plane crash in N.W.T.
Two people were found in good condition Friday, a day after the plane they were on crashed in the Northwest Territories.
Photos A royal playdate, and other highlights from William and Kate's trip to B.C., Yukon
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will wrap up their eight-day visit to Canada on Saturday after travelling from Victoria to Vancouver, Bella Bella, Kelowna, Whitehorse, Yukon, Haida Gwaii and back to Victoria, where their children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are staying.
Updated Petronas is not considering sale of proposed LNG terminal, B.C. government says
The British Columbia government says the main stakeholder in a proposed liquefied natural gas export terminal is not considering selling its stake in the multibillion-dollar project.
California Sandwiches employee distraught Google won't remove offensive review
Carmella Ciccone has spent over 20 years working at California Sandwiches but a review of her restaurant, which she says has a personal attack on her, has left her in tears.
Medical marijuana patients using Health Canada licences to sell pot illegally
Medical marijuana patients who are licensed to grow their own are producing more than they need and selling off the rest.
What's next for Pacific NorthWest LNG project? 4 questions answered
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his cabinet colleagues have signed off on one of the largest energy infrastructure projects in the country's history but now attention turns to whether the Pacific NorthWest LNG terminal will actually be built.
Exclusive Her husband's sex assault trial ended with a bizarre twist, so this woman went public
In 2014, 74-year-old Isabelle Raycroft accused her husband of sexual assault. But when the trial took a bizarre turn, she lost hope for justice. So Isabelle decided to follow the lead of women in the Jian Ghomeshi and Stanford rapist cases — and go public.
'Top of my bucket list': Royal hugs thrill Yukon moms
Prince William and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, made some Carcross, Yukon, moms very happy at at event to honour their children - by offering up hugs.
PM's top adviser compares Maryam Monsef criticism to U.S. 'birther' movement video
The prime minister's top adviser has taken to Twitter to defend a cabinet minister and to criticize those questioning her family history. Gerald Butts called out the Globe and Mail for an editorial about Maryam Monsef, comparing questions it raised to the American "birther" movement.
Northern exposure: Manitoba's northern economy facing serious challenges
Manitoba's northern economy is facing serious challenges after announcements of mine and mill closures.
63% of Albertans oppose NDP carbon tax, poll suggests
A majority of Albertans disapprove of the NDP's climate plan and even more don't support the looming carbon tax, despite Premier Rachel Notley's suggestions to the contrary, a new poll suggests.
Dominic LeBlanc under fire for agreeing to attend private event hosted by law, communications firms video
The Conservatives are accusing Fisheries and Oceans Minister Dominic LeBlanc of conflict of interest for agreeing to take part in an event hosted by a law firm and communications company that has done work for Irving companies.
'The days of not locking doors are gone': Sask. RCMP say after rural crime reports
​RCMP spoke to media about rural crime and staffing at detachments at a news conference in Saskatoon today.
Canada's population tops 36 million as immigrants, refugees swell numbers
A record number of immigrants and refugees arriving on Canadian shores helped push Canada's official population over 36 million as of July 1, Statistics Canada says.
Ontario MP Erin O'Toole to explore Conservative leadership bid
Durham MP Erin O'Toole has resigned as Conservative public safety critic to explore a bid for the leadership of the party.
Montreal target of boycotts, petitions and celebrity takedowns over pit bull ban
Montreal's new pit bull ban is being condemned by animal-rights activists across North America, with petitions garnering thousands of signatures and celebrities voicing their concern. Others have threatened to boycott the city altogether.
Newly arrived Syrian refugee helps save bride's wedding day
Waterloo photographer Lindsay Coulter says a master tailor and Syrian refugee, Ibrahim Haltl Dudu, helped a Toronto woman when the zipper on her wedding dress broke ahead of her wedding on Sunday.
Canada 'incredibly average' on reducing premature mortality compared with peer countries: report
Canada has reduced premature mortality rates tremendously over the past 50 years, but the country is still in the middle of the pack compared with “peer" countries such as Australia, Germany and Japan, according to a new report.
Métis foster parents lose court fight to keep toddler, vow to keep fighting
Métis foster parents fighting to keep a nearly three-year-old Métis child they've raised since birth have lost what could be their final battle in B.C. Supreme Court, CBC News has learned.
Women make up vast majority of those leaving Alberta, Statistics Canada data suggests
As Alberta sank deeper into recession over the past year, almost 3,000 more people left for other provinces than arrived from them, and women accounted for almost all of the losses, the latest figures from Statistics Canada suggest.