What to watch today at the Paralympics: March 17-18

Canada's para ice hockey team looks for it's first Paralympic gold since the 2006 Torino Games. The only thing left standing in its way is the U.S., the two-time defending Paralympic champions.

Move over Willy Wonka, Yukon gets its own chocolate factory

Yukon just got sweeter, thanks to the opening of Yukon Chocolate Company in Whitehorse.

Ontario NDP pledges full dental coverage as part of universal health care plan

Ontario's NDP has pledged to introduce "Canada's first universal Pharmacare plan" that would cover prescription drug costs and dental care for every person in Ontario should the party form a government following the June provincial election.

Facebook suspends data analytics firm that worked for Trump campaign

The Massachusetts attorney general said on Saturday her office was launching an investigation after reports that Cambridge Analytica had harvested private information from more than 50 million Facebook users in developing techniques to support U.S. President Donald Trump's 2016 election campaign.



Demi Lovato celebrates 6 years of sobriety at concert

Demi Lovato celebrated six years of sobriety at a concert in New York with tour mate DJ Khaled, whose words brought the pop star to tears.

Trump's biggest move as president — Ian Bremmer on Trump's potential meeting with North Korea

Donald Trump's biggest move as president is near, as a potential meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong-un is on the horizon. CBC News spoke to political crisis expert Ian Bremmer, who says the meeting could be a massive diplomatic breakthrough — or the domino that tips the world into war

WestJet employees say company is breaking labour laws

WestJet flight attendants say the company is breaking labour laws, alleging that they are earning less than minimum wage because they only get paid for time in the air — not for the time they spend at airports or preparing the plane. Experts say the company may be violating a federal labour rule that requires companies to pay employees for all hours worked, not just one activity

Sledge athletes school a Nova Scotia Olympian in the sport they love

Women's hockey Olympian Jill Saulnier tried out sledge hockey with some very determined young players with a variety of physical and intellectual disabilities.

Several days of Trans Mountain pipeline protests begin in Burnaby, B.C.

Several days of protests against Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline expansion begin Saturday in Burnaby, B.C.

Find out where the small community of Cambridge Bay, Nunavut gets its outsized basketball talent

“Cambridge Bay is not the biggest community, but we have the biggest heart,” says Peter Ohokanoak, head coach of the Cambridge Bay girls basketball team.

Want to predict a child's future health? First measure their stress, says researcher

New evidence suggests that children who suffer stressful or traumatic events could suffer life-long consequences. The culprit? Cortisol, a stress hormone.

Hockey fans 'to the core,' NHL alumni games deliver in Newfoundland

Fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens get to see some of their idols in action as alumni teams from each beloved franchise are in the province for games.

Celeb influencers including Yara Shahidi help support UN environmental goals

Grown-ish actress Yara Shahidi is among young celebrity influencers who want young people to know that little by little, it's possible to make a difference in the world.

Man, 26, shot to death on street in Toronto's west end

A man, 26, was shot to death on Friday night on a street in Toronto's west end.

Road to the Olympic Games: World junior figure skating championships

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the world junior figure skating championships from Bulgaria.

Canada sending troops to UN peacekeeping mission in Mali

The Canadian military will deploy helicopters and support troops, including medical teams, to the troubled west-African country of Mali later this year, CBC News has learned.

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Snowboard World Cup - Veyonnaz, Switzerland

Road to the Olympic Games: World Cup snowboard cross

Watch Road to the Olympic Games, our weekly program spotlighting the best high-performance athletes from Canada and around the world. On this week's edition of the program, watch action from the World Cup snowboard cross event in Switzerland.

'If you have our child, bring him back to us': Search continues for missing Montreal boy

Members of the community are retracing the steps of a missing 10-year-old boy this morning in Montreal after a week of exhaustive searches and still no sign of Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou. The family is offering a $10,000 reward for anyone with information about their son's whereabouts.

Hollywood director Terry Gilliam under fire for comparing #MeToo to 'mob rule'

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas director Terry Gilliam is facing backlash from Hollywood regarding comments he made about Harvey Weinstein, sexual harassment and the #MeToo movement.

Platypus milk has protein with potential to fight superbugs

The milk of the duck-billed platypus has a unique protein with antimicrobial properties that Australian scientists believe could be a new lead in creating antibiotics effective against superbugs.

Ted-Jan Bloemen crowned World Cup speed skating champ

Canadian Ted-Jan Bloemen will finish atop the World Cup standings after earning a fifth-place result in the men's 5,000-metre long track race at the finals in Minsk, Belarus on Saturday.

Father of missing Montreal boy speaks out as search resumes

The father of Ariel Jeffrey Kouakou says he misses his son. Ariel, 10, has been missing since Monday.

Canada's Daryl Watts named top player in U.S. women's college hockey

Toronto's Daryl Watts, a freshman forward at Boston College, captured the 2018 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award as the top player in U.S. college women's hockey.