Canadian Forces Hercules carries evacuees from Little Grand Rapids, Man.


Injured Hawaiian says chunk of lava came flying at him 'like a golf ball'

Darryl Clinton was on the deck of a home helping to put out fires from flying rocks when an explosion several hundred yards away launched a "lava bomb" at him.

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

Thursday, May 24, 2018

Officials to counter 'incomplete' information in flyers with tips on illegal border crossing

Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen says officials will reach out to counter "incomplete" misinformation being circulated in New York state offering instructions to asylum seekers on how to illegally cross the border into Canada.

Natasha Wodak aims for road race PB at Ottawa 10K while raising money for cancer

Natasha Wodak is excited at the prospect of attaining a personal-best road race time at the Ottawa 10K this Saturday at 6:30 p.m. ET. The Surrey, B.C., native also feels lucky to be one of 16 elite runners that will run to raise money for local charities.

Power & Politics: Kenney says he 'regrets' comments about PM

UCP Leader Jason Kenney says 'ad hominem' remarks he made about Justin Trudeau were not in keeping with the tone he is trying to set.

Estrada, Jays crumble as Angels dominate Jays 8-1

The Toronto Blue Jays fall to the Los Angeles Angels 8-1 on Thursday afternoon.

'Black widow' star sighting one of the highest-resolution observations in astronomy history

Imagine walking out to your backyard, setting up a telescope, pointing it at Pluto and being able to see a flea on its surface.

Zanana Akande honoured with YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Award

This week, Akande is being honoured for her many years of public service, receiving the 2018 YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Award.

Sask. government accepts 19 recommendations in domestic violence report but won't commit to extensive reviews

A long-awaited Saskatchewan Domestic Violence Death Review Report was released today. It's the first review of its kind for Saskatchewan, which has the highest rate of domestic violence of all the provinces.

Pot is legal in Colorado, yet the black market is booming like never before

CBC News travelled to the state to get a look at the drug war happening there, and the lessons Canada could learn as it moves toward legalizing marijuana. Watch now.

Grand Forks launched flood risk study days before waters hit

A study assessing flood risk and developing mitigation strategies was commissioned a year ago and officially launched days before historic floodwaters hit the town.

CareWorx expands Summerside offices into historic Holman Centre

The historic Holman Centre building in downtown Summerside officially welcomed the staff of IT management company CareWorx to their new office space during a grand opening ceremony Thursday morning.

Court throws out Trans Mountain pipeline challenge from City of Vancouver and Squamish Nation

B.C.'s Supreme Court has dismissed legal challenges to Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain expansion project from the City of Vancouver and the Squamish Nation.

See where Ontario's 4 party leaders have gone — and snubbed — this campaign

Follow where the Ontario leaders are during the election campaign with this interactive map tracking their stops from day one on the trail.

Who paid for them? Concern over spike in Facebook ads ahead of Ireland abortion vote

A divisive vote on abortion has emerged as a test case for democracies grappling with the dark side of political advertising on social media, writes Nahlah Ayed.

TD, RBC second-quarter profit bump helped by rising rates, macro environment

Two of Canada's biggest banks reported second-quarter earnings Thursday that benefited from bigger profit margins on the back of rising interest rates, though the bump could be less pronounced in coming quarters as pressure mounts for banks to raise the interest rates they pay on deposits.

Ontario man alleges family charged with killing 13 horses bilked him of $27K

A family facing animal cruelty charges for allegedly letting 13 horses die while starving 15 others is now being accused of fraud by the owner of an Ontario farm they were renting, CBC Toronto has learned.

N.B Flood Do-Gooders Rewarded

CBC News Network's Heather Hiscox spoke to Paul Crowdis and Colin Friars to get their thoughts on being rewarded for the good deed.

Sask. Human Rights commissions report says landlords discriminate against low-income, Indigenous renters

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission has released a report on its consultations with Saskatoon renters, and it identifies discrimination against single mothers, those on social assistance and Indigenous people by landlords in the city.

Morgan Freeman apologizes amid sexual misconduct allegations

Morgan Freeman is apologizing to work colleagues "who felt uncomfortable or disrepected" by him, following a CNN report alleging sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour by the veteran actor.

Enter the multiple personality world of photo performance artist 2Fik

The chameleonic Montreal-based artist transforms into many, many characters to explore identity, gender and image.
My Life in Books

CBC Music Festival performers Caveboy share the books that inspired them

The Montreal indie pop trio and CBC Music Festival 2018 performers discuss their favourite literary works.

Baseball phenom Shohei Ohtani continues to amaze (as both pitcher & hitter)

Los Angeles Angels rookie Shohei Ohtani received plenty of hype leading up to the 2018 season. But after starring as both a pitcher and hitter in the team's first 49 games, the Japanese phenom is more than living up to the lofty expectations.

12 endangered right whales spotted in Gulf of St. Lawrence

The Department of Fisheries and Oceans has now spotted 12 North Atlantic rights whales in the Gulf of the St. Lawrence, up from the two confirmed earlier this week that prompted the department to close several fishing areas.