London's weather, traffic and gas prices for Friday

London's weather, traffic and gas prices for Friday, April 20

North and South Korean leaders get direct phone hotline

A hotline has been set up between the leaders of North and South Korea so they can talk before an unusual summit next Friday to try to resolve the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang. South Korean officials say the hotline will be kept after the summit to help keep the two sides talking.

19 years on, these Columbine survivors are parents — and they're reaching out to the Parkland teens

A national school walkout begins Friday in the United States, on the 19th anniversary of Columbine and in the wake of February's shooting that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

MPs call Facebook on the carpet to answer a question: can it be trusted?

It was a chance for MPs to express their concern and an opportunity for Facebook to insist it's taking responsibility. But whatever emotional satisfaction came of putting the social platform in the witness chair, much ultimately depends on what MPs and the government do next.

Metro Morning with Matt Galloway

Live streaming simulcast of CBC Radio's Metro Morning with Matt Galloway

Windsor Morning Show

Windsor Morning Show

Daybreak Montreal

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Ottawa Morning Show

Ottawa Morning Show

Government 'working hard' to keep energy rates from doubling

The energy minister is more optimistic than Nalcor's CEO who maintains that power rates will still double, after Muskrat Falls.

Iqaluit hunters investigating illegal caribou hunting

Hunters in Iqaluit are investigating allegations of illegal caribou hunting around the city. As many as 10 caribou are alleged to have been poached.

Why there is no LGBTQ-friendly rainbow crosswalk in Springdale

The mayor of a small town in rural Newfoundland and Labrador is worried that a rainbow crosswalk will sow division in his community.

Friday warms up a bit heading into a warm weekend

With a high of 7 C, today will still be below the normal high of 12 C, but we are heading in the right direction.

Here & Now: Pot comes to Port Union and a threat disrupts St. John's schools

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Timetable: The exact moment you're allowed to wear shorts again

As the premier fashion expert in this apartment building, I’m sick of my neighbours always coming to me with the same question.

Summerside wants more police trained to recognize drug-impaired drivers on P.E.I.

Summerside P.E.I. is hoping to have more officers trained to recognize drug-impaired drivers as Canada prepares to legalize recreational marijuana use.

From southwestern Ontario to Humboldt: sending warm hugs with quilts

Country Patchworks Fabrics and Quilts in Woodstock Ont., has transformed into “Santa’s workshop” but instead of wrapping gifts, up to 35 volunteers are piecing together patches of gold, black and hues of green.

'Like calling the next door:' Direct phone line between leaders of North Korea and South Korea established

North Korea and South Korea have installed a telephone hotline between their leaders as they prepare for a rare summit next week aimed at resolving the nuclear standoff with Pyongyang.

Grassroots Liberals split on push for Canada to ease reliance on foreign oil

As the Liberal government deals with deep divisions over a western pipeline expansion, grassroots party members are pushing for a long-term vision that relies less on getting oil to market and more on Canada's energy independence.

Canadian chopper pilots will be using the Afghanistan playbook in Mali, committee told

The Canadian helicopters going to Mali will be outfitted and fly their missions the same way they did in Afghanistan, senior military commanders said Thursday.

Air Canada, WestJet offer cheap basic economy fares for no-frills seekers

Thought economy was the lowest class on a plane? Think again: Air Canada and WestJet are selling “basic economy” fares that cost less and offer even fewer features.

Mosque shooting victim's daughter tells sentencing hearing about losing 'the best father ever'

Azzeddine Soufiane's 14-year-old daughter left almost everyone in a Quebec City courtroom in tears on Thursday when she shared the last conversation she had with her father, who has been hailed as a hero for trying to stop Alexandre Bissonnette's shooting rampage.

5 reasons why gas prices are set to go up in Canada — and fast

Doing a double take over how much it costs to fill up a tank of gas is a classic Canadian irritation. But a confluence of factors are teaming up at the moment to make that process even more gob-smacking than usual. Here's a look at five big reasons why gas prices are soaring.

Canadian women's rugby 7s team looks to rebound from Commonwealth letdown

Coming off a disappointing fourth-place showing at the Commonwealth Games, Canada's women's rugby sevens team hopes to bounce back as it returns to Sevens Series action this weekend in Japan.

Entrepreneurs gear up to cash in on cannabis market ahead of legalization

While 420 is the day devoted to the consumption of marijuana, where people around the world gather to light up at 4:20 p.m. on April 20, some entrepreneurs are already cashing in on the cannabis market.

From shed to success: St. Mary's Supermarket celebrates 15th anniversary

An example of Indigenous economic success is celebrating its 15-year anniversary this week.