Canada Reads 2018

What's it like having a book on Canada Reads? Company Town author Madeline Ashby tells all

Madeline Ashby, whose novel Company Town was defended by Measha Brueggergosman on Canada Reads 2016, talks about things she wishes she knew going into the competition.

Accountant at St. Bon's College fired, RNC investigating fraud complaint

Police received the complaint Wednesday.

Montrealers show support for U.S. youth leading movement for stricter gun laws

Tens of thousands of people are expected to march in the U.S. capital on Saturday in support of stricter gun control legislation and an end to gun violence. A march will also be held in Montreal in solidarity with the one in Washington, D.C.

Anton Yelchin's family settles lawsuit over death of Star Trek actor

The parents of Anton Yelchin have reached a settlement with the makers of the Jeep Grand Cherokee, the SUV that crushed and killed the Star Trek actor in his driveway in 2016.

Ottawa vows to eliminate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030

The federal government is promising to eliminate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030.

Cheating incidents at the University of Regina's faculty of arts on the rise

There has been a significant increase in cheating incidents at the University of Regina's faculty of arts, and across the university as a whole.

Nurse practitioners not always compensated for providing medical assistance in dying

It wasn't until April of 2017 that nurse practitioners (NPs) in Ontario could prescribe the controlled substances used for medical assistance in dying (MAID). Since then, about a dozen have provided either patient assessments or the procedure itself.

(Live at 9:30 am ET) 2018 Canadian Senior Curling Championships - Men

2018 Canadian Senior Curling Championships: Men - Ontario vs Northwest Territories - Stratford

New Inuvik-Tuk Highway prompts changes to annual reindeer viewing event

The 3,000 reindeer would previously cross the ice road to Tuktoyaktuk, N.W.T., before the highway was completed. But they won't be crossing the highway this year.

Yukon gov't under fire amid allegations of violence, mistreatment at youth group homes

'The concerns that we've heard are serious and they are troubling and we have triggered a process,' said Health Minister Pauline Frost in the Legislature on Thursday.

Battle of Santiago's Michael Owen on the inspiring nature of novel High Fidelity by Nick Hornby

The 2018 Juno Awards-nominated bandleader on the book he loved reading.

Judge rules that North Bay grandparents don't owe child support

A North Bay couple won't have to pay child support for their granddaughter, but their legal struggles aren't over.

U.S. Congress approves $1.3 trillion budget, averting shutdown

U.S. Congress has given final approval to a giant $1.3 trillion US spending bill that ends the budget battles for now, but only after late scuffles and conservative objections to big outlays on Democratic priorities at a time when Republicans control the House, Senate and White House.

The Morning Edition

Regina Morning show

Man in meth psychosis turned away at HSC after trying to access mental health beds

A recovering crystal meth addict says an experience during a recent relapse left him suicidal after he went to Health Sciences Centre trying to access beds added to the mental health unit to help with people in the grip of drug psychoses, only to be told that no such beds exist.

Travel not recommended on several highways

Travel is not recommended on several Sask. highways.

q Live at the Junos: watch the full video

The special Vancouver event featured guests Jann Arden, Bob Rock, Lights and more.

Youth threatened to shoot students at Yellowknife school, says lawyer

A Yellowknife youth is set to appear in court Friday after allegedly threatening to shoot students at Range Lake North School, a lawyer working on the case confirmed.

Kate's five fun things to do this weekend March 23 to 25

From drawing to music to model trains, there are many events in and around Waterloo region.

Inflation heats up to 2.2% in February as energy and food prices spike

The cost of living went up at a 2.2 per cent annual pace in February, its highest level since 2014, mainly because of a sharp increase in the price of energy.

Stock markets brace for collateral damage as first shots fired in Trump's trade war

Fears of a trade war are roiling financial markets Friday, with stocks under pressure around the world and the dollar in retreat.

Fire near Montreal's Bell Centre forces evacuations, road closure

A building fire at the intersection of St-Antoine and de la Montagne streets forced evacuations and road closures in Montreal's downtown core early this morning. The city's fire department says the cause of the fire is not yet known.

Deline government teams up with Chinese tour operator

Deline Got’ine Government and the Beijing Best Tour Company have come to an agreement to bring tourists to Deline, N.W.T., every week.

2 killed, around 12 wounded in suspected 'terrorist act' in southern France

An armed man has taken hostages in a supermarket in southern France, killing two and injuring about a dozen others, police say, after opening fire earlier on officers nearby.
My Life in Books

Why Jean Vanier's Becoming Human is an important read to Juno Awards 2018 nominee Daniel Taylor

The Juno-nominated countertenor on the book he loved reading.