The CBC Books spring reading list: 12 books you should read this season

Spring is here! Check out these must-read books to celebrate the official end of winter.

Aging out: First Nations youth navigates life on his own after growing up in foster care

Young adults aging out of foster care are expected to start living on their own, whether they're ready to or not. Troy Bird of Winnipeg talks about his rough transition to adulthood.

'I still got a long way to go': Daniel Caesar on reaching success and what keeps him grounded

The Oshawa-raised singer-songwriter sits down with us ahead of the 2018 Junos to talk about what it feels like to finally reach that thing he's always wanted to achieve.

Lajray Gordon found guilty of manslaughter in fatal stabbing

David Merasty died after being stabbed near an alley off Avenue E in Saskatoon in June 2016.
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Heather Barrett talks with creative, engaging people from across Newfoundland and Labrador

'There's pride in being from here': Jessie Reyez on her breakout year and Toronto's musical renaissance

The Juno-nominated artist talks about her personal highlights from the last year and the recent shine Toronto artists have been getting in the pop mainstream.

Brampton school reopens after early morning evacuation

Chinguacousy Secondary School in Brampton has reopened following the lifting of an evacuation order that was promoted by a reported threat made against the school.

'Change is a relief': Shania Twain on surviving tough times and always looking to the future

'Staying still to me is too vulnerable of a place to be,' says the Canadian music icon. 'You never want to be stuck anywhere.'

Steven Page on feeling 'peace and terror' ahead of Barenaked Ladies reunion

Ahead of the 2018 Junos, Page talks about what it’s been like since leaving the band and the feeling he gets hearing the old songs.

Italy's Carolina Kostner holds narrow lead at figure skating worlds

Kostner impressed the home crowd at the 2018 World Figure Skating Championships in Milan, edging out Russia's Alina Zagitova for 1st place in the women's short program.

Manitoba Hydro board resigns, saying premier won't meet with them

Every member of the Manitoba Hydro board, except for Progressive Conservative MLA Cliff Graydon, resigned on Wednesday.

U of A president peeved at minister's 'attack,' says pay cut was already in the cards

A demand that he take a personal pay cut is nothing more than a political stunt, says the president of the University of Alberta.
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Road to the Olympic Games: Figure skating world 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 ISU figure skating world championships.

Crown's key drug-dealing witness begins testimony at police corruption trial

The Crown's key witness in the corruption trial of Hamilton police officer Craig Ruthowsky took to the witness box in a Toronto courtroom Wednesday.

TFC re-signs Victor Vazquez to multi-year extension

Toronto FC has re-signed Spanish playmaker Victor Vazquez to a multi-year contract extension. In his first season with the MLS club, the 31-year-old attacking midfielder was named to the league's Best XI.

Three cases of Listeria linked to deli meats sold at restaurant in Toronto hospital

Public health officials are investigating three cases in which people contracted Listeria infections after eating deli sandwiches at a restaurant at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in Toronto.

Canadian NASA astronaut blasts off for space station today

A NASA astronaut with ties to Canada heads to the International Space Station today on a visit that will last nearly six months. Watch the launch LIVE at 1:44 p.m. ET.

British PM May backs investigation into Cambridge Analytica data use

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Wednesday backed an investigation into Cambridge Analytica, the consultancy at the heart of a storm over the use of Facebook data.

B.C. Premier tied for highest approval rating in country, poll says

Premier John Horgan and Saskatchewan Premier Scott Moe and are the two most popular provincial leaders in Canada, according to the latest survey from the Angus Reid Institute.

'A lush, green garden in the middle of winter': New technology gets fresh food to Canada's North

In remote communities, eating healthy can be expensive & hard. Imagine paying $11 for a jug of milk or $9 for a head of broccoli. And produce is often weeks old by the time it gets there. But a new project called the 'Growcer' just might be the fix. Watch now.

What Canada can learn about legal pot from Colorado

Cannabis will be legal and regulated across Canada later this year, but Colorado has a four-year head start on ending prohibition. Host Geoff Turner travelled to Colorado to see how legalization looks, four years on.

Moose tracks project

Ian Glenn with ING Robotic Aviation describing red tape to fly drones beyond visual line-of-sight in Canada

First Play Live: Yamantaka // Sonic Titan, Dirt

The band debuts music from its newest album.

At least 32 dead, dozens injured in ISIS attack in Kabul

Suicide bomber detonated explosive in Afghanistan capital

Crown announces no criminal charges will be laid in death of cyclist on Mount Royal

Quebec’s director of criminal prosecutions will not pursue criminal charges against the driver of an SUV who struck and killed a cyclist on Mount Royal last year while making an illegal U-turn.