In this week's 'Ask Peter' series a viewer asks, "When you are not on The National how is the stand-in chosen?" It's a great question as the summer brings us several outstanding journalists who will fill in for Peter over the next month.
The beheading of John Ridsdel this week in the Philippines brings back disturbing memories for NDP MP Nathan Cullen, who was kidnapped at gunpoint while working with a small NGO in Ecuador more than 20 years ago. more »
The Toronto Raptors' playoff series against the Indiana Pacers has come down to one game. Paul George scored 21 points to lead the Pacers to a 101-83 victory over the reeling Raptors on Friday, that evened their best-of-seven opening-round series at three wins apiece. more »