Raonic puts up fight but still can't solve Djokovic at Cincinnati Open

Milos Raonic may have rest on his side when he meets his opponent Novak Djokovic in the quarter-finals at the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati later Friday. Djokovic knocked off defending-champion Grigor Dimitrov in a match started on Thursday but finished on Friday.
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Watch Canada compete at the wheelchair basketball world championships

The Canadian men's and women's wheelchair basketball teams are at the 2018 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships and CBC Sports will be streaming every one of their matches.

Regimental funeral for 2 slain Fredericton police officers to be held today

A regimental funeral for two Fredericton police officers - one a 20-year veteran with four children, the other a constable and mother of three - will be held today in the New Brunswick capital, just over a week after a shooting that also claimed the lives of two civilians.

Harris' big game leads Redblacks over Blue Bombers

Quarterback Trevor Harris turned in another marquee performance Friday night as his pinpoint passing led the Ottawa Redblacks to a commanding 44-21 victory over the Winnipeg Blue Bombers.

(Live at 4:00 pm ET) Road to the Olympic Games: 2018 IAAF Track and Field Diamond League Series on CBC - Birmingham

From Alexander Stadium in Birmingham, UK

Arboretum feast: Music fest a treat for food lovers, too

If your idea of a perfect summer weekend includes great live music paired with tasty, locally inspired meals, this weekend's Arboretum Festival won't disappoint.

(Live at 2:30 pm ET) 2018 Rugby Football League Championship on CBC: Super 8s - Hull Kingston Rovers vs Toronto Wolfpack

From Lamport Stadium in Toronto, ON

Harsh pot rules spark need for underground parties

Welcome to 'Reefer Madness,' a series of underground pot parties organizers compare to Prohibition-era speakeasies. Will they, too, become a hazy memory once marijuana's made legal?

Academic touts opportunities for North in China's Arctic ambitions

Closer relations with China would also create a 'ready market' for Canadian natural-resource exports, said Edy Wong, who has also consulted for Chinese companies.

Visitors invited to Nipigon, Ont., for annual Blueberry Blast

It will likely be a busy weekend in Nipigon, Ont., as the 17th annual Blueberry Blast opens this Saturday, and runs from August 18 to 19.

Q&A: 'Reluctant author' uses children's books to preserve Mi'kmaw language

Michael James Isaac says his experience growing up in Listuguj, a Mi'kmaw community in Quebec's Gaspé region, inspired his stories.

A tree falls, a legend is born: Dene woman believes baby shares connection to sacred tree

Naittii Marlowe was born in Yellowknife on Aug. 10 — the same day a sacred Dene tree came down in a wind storm. Naittii means 'lightning' in Weledeh, the language of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation.

Sackville may tackle residents' tall grass with existing bylaws

Sackville town council weighs the need for a tall-grass bylaw similar to one introduced in greater Moncton.

Regina man finds sobriety and culture with the help of local support programs

Wifred McCallum credits his sobriety and his life to the people that work at Pheonix House in Regina.

Alberta firefighters, RCMP head to B.C. to assist with raging wildfires

About 100 first responders have temporarily left Alberta’s smoke-filled air behind, moving a province west, where conditions are much worse.

Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami says 'urgency' needed in child welfare changes

Child welfare changes and suicide prevention were among the big topics discussed this week by delegates at Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami's annual general meeting.

STM maintenance workers need to provide more services during an overtime strike, tribunal rules

Quebec's labour tribunal says Montreal transit workers will need to come up with a list of more essential services it would offer while striking, in order to be allowed to strike against overtime hours.

Gander's Ripple Effect: How a Newfoundland town's kindness made it to Broadway

The CBC documentary Gander's Ripple Effect: How a Small Town's Kindness opened on Broadway tells the backstory of the global hit Come From Away.

As Alberta moves to a 'constant state of dry,' expert says it's time to view drought as an economic issue

Farmers and ranchers across the prairies have been facing off against hot and dry weather conditions for the past year, and a drought researcher says simulations show it's time to start treating these conditions as the "new normal."

Former UN secretary general Kofi Annan dies at age 80

Former United Nations Secretary General and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan has died in a hospital in Bern, Switzerland.

Crank the Shield cycling race underway

Hundreds of cyclists are currently making their way through a 250 kilometre race to Sault Ste. Marie.

5 things to know about bilingual Indigenous education

We want children to succeed and some believe the myth that English language education is the (only) way to get there, but here are five truths that support Indigenous bilingual education.

The House: Modernizing the Mounties

This week on The House, we catch up with the RCMP's new commissioner Brenda Lucki to talk about her efforts to modernize the force. We talk with trade diversification minister Jim Carr about how Canada can move exports outside the U.S. Finally, we take an in depth look at the government's attempts to curb drug overdoses.

Drug users still too scared of police to call 911 for overdoses

The government introduced the Good Samaritan Drug Overdose Act in May 2017 to provide some amnesty for drug users - but a year after the legislation was passed, many people are still too scared to call for help because they fear arrest.

Laying a 59-year-old mystery to rest: RCMP plan dive attempt to recover missing plane

Nearly 60 years after a float plane and those aboard went missing, police now have a location for the plane and may attempt a dive into the depths of northern Saskatchewan’s Peter Pond Lake to recover it.