Eddie Joyce removed from Liberal caucus following complaints of harassment, bullying

After Eddie Joyce was removed from cabinet, Premier Dwight Ball says he will also be removed from caucus.

Teenage girl facing sexual assault, child porn charges back in detention

A 13-year-old girl facing sexual assault and child pornography charges is back in detention to face a new charge for breach of conditions just hours after being released into the custody of her parents yesterday.

Air Canada says it will do what it can in event of WestJet strike

Air Canada has waded into labour issues at rival WestJet, promising to help get customers to their destination in the event of a strike at the airline.

It's official — council passes new taxi rules for Charlottetown

There are now officially new rules for taxi cabs in Charlottetown. Amendments to the city's taxi bylaw passed final reading at a special council meeting Thursday afternoon.

Jury finds Bill Cosby guilty of sexually assaulting a woman

Bill Cosby was convicted Thursday of drugging and molesting a woman in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, completing the spectacular late-life downfall of a comedian who broke racial barriers in Hollywood on his way to TV superstardom.

Bathurst middle school teacher accused of cocaine trafficking

A middle school teacher at Place-des-Jeunes school in Bathurst is facing cocaine trafficking charges as a result of an RCMP efforts to dismantle major Hells Angels-controlled drug-trafficking rings.

Fewer hospital stays for asthma reported for Canadian children and teens

Despite a decrease in hospitalizations, asthma continues to be one of the leading causes of hospital stays for people younger than 20.

Prosecution loses appeal in Yukon resisting arrest acquittal

Harry Kolasch was found not guilty of resisting arrest when the judge ruled his 2016 arrest was illegal and the force used by the police officer was excessive.

CBC News Network speaks with Royal Historian Carolyn Harris following the announcement that Prince William will be Prince Harry's Best Man.


Man was contemplating jumping to his death until a commuter stepped in

On his regular morning commute from Pickering to Union Station earlier this month, Ryerson University student Aeron Soosaipillai happened to glance out the GO train window and noticed a man teetering on the side of a rail bridge over St.Clair Avenue East.

Teens linked by cancer, Sobeys and Children's Wish

Even though they didn't know each other, two Newfoundland teens were battling cancer at the same time — and coincidentally both also worked at Sobeys stores.

Schoolhouse Rock writer of 'I'm Just a Bill' & 'Conjunction Junction' has died

The musician who taught countless children about math, grammar and the U.S. political system has died. Bob Dorough, who wrote and performed some of the best known songs from ABC's Schoolhouse Rock series, was 94.

IWK, health-care workers finalize essential services agreement

Nova Scotia’s labour board has upheld the 48 hours' notice a union is required to give before taking job action — the final step in establishing an essential services agreement between the IWK Health Centre and its health-care workers.

Quebec City mosque shooting 'loaded with racism,' says Crown expert, but terrorism ruled out

While Alexandre Bissonnette's crime was "loaded with racism," he did not carry out the Quebec City mosque shooting to promote any kind of ideology, a forensic psychiatrist hired by the Crown said Thursday, on the final day of the killer's sentencing hearing.

When a tryout is not a tryout: Survival tips for hockey parents

It's tryout season — the annual, gut-wrenching, anxiety-inducing rite of passage for young hockey players and their parents. Here are a few tips to help you get through it.

'It was a racist crime,' says Quebec City mosque leader

Mohamed Labidi, president of the Quebec Islamic Cultural Centre, said he felt vindicated to hear a Crown psychiatrist's confirmation that Alexandre Bissonnette's attack was motivated by racism.
Poetry Month

Why Phoebe Wang believes in the power of poetry

To celebrate National Poetry Month, CBC Books asked Canadian poets what the literary form means to them.

No threats to Official Opposition or breach of privilege, Speaker rules

P.E.I.'s Speaker of the Legislative Assembly said he didn’t see any threats to Official Opposition members or their parliamentary privilege in the house last Thursday.

Environmentalists 'cautiously optimistic' as Dofasco works to stop pollution clouds

ArcelorMittal Dofasco is planning to move coffining operations indoors in an effort to cut down on pollution — a decision that's left Hamilton environmentalists feeling "cautiously optimistic."

Joe and Ethan are back... and they're live streaming?

When Joe discovers the convenience of live streaming, he employs Ethan and Azzy to capture an unexpected event.

Horgan: "I don't work for Kinder Morgan. I work for the people of British Columbia."

That's what B.C. Premier John Horgan had to say about missing Trans Mountain's May 31 deadline.

David Suzuki should not be celebrated in Alberta, says Dragon's Den star

University of Alberta's decision to award David Suzuki an honourary degree has prompted a donor to withdraw funding. How much influence should corporate partners have on campus, and in the classroom?

Spruce Grove father charged with sexual assault of his own daughters

A 32-year-old Spruce Grove father has been charged with several sex offences allegedly committed against his own daughters.

FORUM: Is creativity Cape Breton's next big industry?

Join CBC in Sydney for a live forum with Mainstreet Cape Breton's host Wendy Bergfeldt. We're asking the question: is creativity Cape Breton’s next big industry?

Lawrence Wright on why Texas matters to America's future

When journalist Lawrence Wright searched for the soul of Texas, he found his home state to be a powerhouse under the radar that needs to be reckoned with.