• Doug Jones wins Alabama senate election

    Wednesday December 13, 2017

    Video Doug Jones wins Alabama senate election

    Democrat Doug Jones has won the Alabama Senate election. He defeated Republican Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual misconduct with teen girls. In doing so, Jones becomes the first Democrat to win a Senate seat in Alabama in 25 years.

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  • Nancy Vickers

    Parkinson's patient forced to battle bureaucracy around assisted death

    by Kas Roussy

    Nancy Vickers, suffering with Parkinson's disease, was determined to get a medically assisted death. But she had to grapple with a bureaucratic provincial system despite a Canadian law that has made the procedure legal since June 2016.

    Posted: Dec 13, 2017 5:00 AM ET
    Last Updated: Dec 13, 2017 12:47 PM ET
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  • Emotional byelection for Jean Yip ends in victory

    Tuesday December 12, 2017

    Video Emotional byelection for Jean Yip ends in victory

    An emotional year for Jean Yip has ended with a byelection victory. The new Liberal MP for the Ontario riding of Scarborough-Agincourt has experienced tremendous loss this year; the seat she's taking over was last held by her husband, who died from cancer back in September. Rosemary Barton spoke with Yip prior to the victory about her late husband, her kids and her politics

    Watch 8:06
  • Assisted dying: What happens when doctors disagree on what the law says?

    Tuesday December 12, 2017

    Video Assisted dying: What happens when doctors disagree on what the law says?

    Nancy Vickers, 64, struggled with Parkinson's disease and wanted an assisted death. But the first doctor she saw felt her case wasn’t covered under federal law. Vickers held firm, and navigated a system some critics say creates inconsistent access for patients. Vickers died with a different doctor’s assistance on Nov. 9

    Watch 9:48
  • What the jury didn't hear at the Laura Babcock murder trial

    Tuesday December 12, 2017

    Video What the jury didn't hear at the Laura Babcock murder trial

    Jurors are now weighing the evidence in the Toronto trial of Dellen Millard and Mark Smich, who are accused of killing Laura Babcock. But what didn’t they hear? Shannon Martin explains what was kept from the jurors and why

    Watch 4:03
  • Settlement in firefighter's sexual harassment case

    Tuesday December 12, 2017

    Video Settlement in firefighter's sexual harassment case

    A settlement has been reached in a former Halifax firefighter's sexual harassment case. The city and its fire department will admit to historic and systemic gender discrimination, bringing an end to a fight former firefighter Liane Tessier has been battling for over a decade

    Watch 2:39
  • Democrats slam Trump over tweet targeting senator

    Tuesday December 12, 2017

    Video Democrats slam Trump over tweet targeting senator

    U.S. President Donald Trump's latest tweet targeting a female politician is drawing criticism. The tweet, which said Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand would 'do anything' for campaign contributions was blasted by opponents -- including Gillibrand, who called it a "sexist smear attempting to silence my voice'

    Watch 2:10
  • More controversy over Kent Hehr

    Tuesday December 12, 2017

    Video More controversy over Kent Hehr

    More controversy is surrounding Disabilities Minister Kent Hehr. For the third time in a week, he is being accused of being insensitive and insulting, leading Hehr to defend himself once again

    Watch 2:23
  • USA-ELECTION/ALABAMA

    The National Today Alabama election divides a homogeneous state

    by Jonathon Gatehouse

    A deeper dive into the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse.

    Posted: Dec 12, 2017 1:21 PM ET video
  • California wildfires show no signs of improvement

    Monday December 11, 2017

    Video California wildfires show no signs of improvement

    The California wildfire situation is showing no signs of improvement. Nearly 100,000 people have been forced from their homes by what is quickly becoming one of the worst fires in the state's history

    Watch 2:47
  • Alabama vote and why Roy Moore is confident

    Monday December 11, 2017

    Video Alabama vote and why Roy Moore is confident

    Alabama is set to vote on its next senator, and Republican candidate Roy Moore is confident of a win. Accusations of sexual misconduct by multiple women have threatened his campaign, but with little proof and the support of U.S. President Donald Trump, Moore isn't showing any signs of concern

    Watch 10:53
  • Dogs trained to protect crops

    Monday December 11, 2017

    Video Dogs trained to protect crops

    Dogs are being trained to protect crops in Ontario. Their target — the weevil, a dangerous bug which can cause millions in damages to vegetables in greenhouses

    Watch 2:08
  • Controversial Site C dam to proceed

    Monday December 11, 2017

    Video Controversial Site C dam to proceed

    B.C.'s controversial Site C hydroelectric dam is set to proceed. The provincial NDP government made what it said was a tough decision, but said cancelling the project would be a worse idea. The project is already over its budget and despite the supposed energy and economic benefits it would bring, critics say the environmental cost is too great to ignore

    Watch 4:07
  • Tax revenue deal for pot agreed on

    Monday December 11, 2017

    Video Tax revenue deal for pot agreed on

    A tax revenue deal for pot has been agreed upon by provincial and federal ministers. The final agreement gives the provinces 75 per cent of the revenue and caps federal revenue at $100 million

    Watch 2:40
  • New York subway hit by explosion

    Monday December 11, 2017

    Video New York subway hit by explosion

    New York's subway was hit by an explosion in what the city's mayor is calling 'an attempted terrorist attack'. A suspect is in custody, after a pipe bomb that was strapped to him detonated during the height of the morning rush hour. Three other people were hurt in the incident

    Watch 3:02

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