Category: News Promo

CBC readers weigh in on ticket system for pot possession

Categories: Canada, Community, News Promo

Tags: Storify

pot_220.jpgCBC readers share their thoughts after Justice Minister Peter MacKay told reporters the Conservative government is looking at potentially changing policy to let police officers issue tickets to people caught with small amounts of pot instead of laying charges.

Generation Porn live chat replay: how does porn affect young men, and the way they see women?

Categories: Business, Community, News Promo

Tags: Business, Community

220-generation-porn-featured.jpgWhat are the consequences of our burgeoning exposure to porn? What are its long-term ramifications? Replay our live chat with journalist Hassan Ghedi Santur, women's studies professor Gail Dines, and Good For Her store owner Carlyle Jansen.

Technical issues with CBC websites

Categories: Community, News Promo, Transparency

CBCNews.ca and our regional websites had technical difficulties this morning which made it difficult for many people to access them. The sites are back up and running, however some people may continue to notice slowness.

Searching for Franklin LIVE CHAT REPLAY with David Common

Categories: Canada, Community, News Promo

david_common_220.jpgThe CBC's David Common is on board with the crew of the Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker Sir Wilfrid Laurier.  They are part of a team that's searching for the two ships that comprised the 1845 Franklin expedition.  The boats disappeared while trying to find and cross the fabled Northwest Passage. David joined us live from the Arctic to take your questions.

Canadians protest in support of Pussy Riot

Categories: Canada, Community, News Promo, World

Tags: Community, Storify


mi-pussy-riot-protest-cp03133772.jpgThe conviction of three members of the Russian female punk band Pussy Riot today has sparked protests around the world, including several here in Canada.

Reaction to internal RCMP emails as force faces changes

Categories: Canada, News Promo

Tags: Community, Community Reaction

RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson has pledged to overhaul the force's internal culture and restore public confidence, but he's facing resistance from within, and that's got members of the CBC Community talking.  A CBC.ca article about internal RCMP emails between Paulson and B.C.-based Staff Sgt. Tim Chad sparked plenty of outrage at the force.

Police disperse Sudan's "Kandaka Friday" protest with tear gas, arrests

Categories: News Promo, World

Tags: Social Media, World

sudan-protest-july13-220.jpgProtesters from Sudan ushered a new wave of online activism after the arrest of about 30 protesters after Friday prayers, using the hashtags #SudanRevolts and #KandakaFriday to consolidate their voices.

Dad's 'Dr. Seuss' graduation gift takes 13 years to complete

Categories: Community, News Promo, World

Tags: World

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Brenna Martin's "priceless" graduation gift from her father - which technically cost less than $20 - has attracted the attention of over 11 million people. 

What's the most thoughtful gift you've ever heard of?

A royal success for the CBC Your News Community

Categories: Community, News Promo

Tags: video

si_cbcroyalencounters.jpgThis past weekend, we unveiled a unique interactive graphic composed of photos from CBC Your News community members. Thank you for letting us tell your stories.

Has ageism in the health care system affected you?

Categories: Canada, Community, Health, News Promo

Tags: Canada, Community, Health

si-220-elder-hand.jpgA young doctor is among those raising concerns about a culture of ageism in the medical world -- a problem that could have grave implications for Canada's aging population.

Have you or a loved one ever experienced ageism in the health care system?