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Canada's smart gun: Department of National Defence wows the world with new high-tech assault rifle

Categories: Canada, Community

si_canadasmartgun.jpgCanadians may not be huge on carrying guns, but when it comes to building insanely cool next-generation assault rifles, our government is leading the pack.

#RIPElijah: Canadians Share Outpouring Of Grief After Death Of Toddler

Categories: Canada, Community, Health, Transparency

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Canadians mourn the death of a Toronto toddler found dead in the bitter cold Thursday morning.

Happy lunar new year, but is it the Year of the Sheep or the Goat?

Categories: Community, World

year-of-the-ram-220.jpgToday marks the beginning of the lunar calendar used in many parts of Asia and celebrated around the world. But the lunar new year brings an interesting linguistic and cultural question: Are we in the Year of the Sheep or the Ram or the Goat?

92-year-old driver hits 9 cars in a parking lot, doesn't receive ticket

Categories: Community

si_92yearolddriver.jpgIf you've ever wondered what someone playing Grand Theft Auto might look like in real life (if the entire game were restricted to a parking lot in Wisconsin,) we've got a video for you.

Boston mayor to snow jumpers: 'Stop your nonsense right now!'

Categories: Community, World

boston-snow-220.jpgThe mayor of Boston has a message for people who are jumping out of windows into the record piles of snow in the city: "I'm asking people to stop their nonsense right now."

CBCNews.ca readers rail against Quebec education minister's strip search defence

Categories: Canada, Politics, Transparency

si_neuf.jpgA 15-year-old girl suspected of selling drugs at a Quebec City high school was strip-searched, which Education Minister Yves Bolduc says is permitted. 

LIVE CHAT replay: David Suzuki and Dr. Niobe Thompson on human evolution

Categories: Community

si_greathumanodysseylivechat.jpgReplay our LIVE VIDEO CHAT discussing the spectacular story of human survival with David Suzuki The Great Human Odyssey's and host and director Dr. Niobe Thompson.

#SNL40 anniversary show spotlights highs, lows of Saturday Night Live

Categories: Arts & Entertainment, Canada, Community

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Last night's three and a half hour Saturday Night Live 40th-anniversary show was on par with how SNL usually goes down: sometimes hilarious, leaving viewers giggling like bad; sometimes so awkward that "cringe-worthy" doesn't come close to defining the human reaction.

Barack Obama uses a selfie stick to promote healthcare.gov in Buzzfeed video

Categories: Community

si_obamafunnyface.jpgAnimated GIFs of U.S. President Barack Obama wielding a selfie stick, wearing Joe Biden's famous shades, and sticking his tongue out in the mirror are blowing up the internet right now. Here's why.

Loblaws male cashier files grievance over pigtail ban, a controversial story dividing CBC readers

Categories: Business, Canada, Health, Transparency

si_pigtails.jpgAre pigtails a form of self-expression, a food and safety hazard or an outright unhygienic hairdo?