Hundreds take part in rain-soaked Toronto Triathlon Festival

Hundreds of athletes gathered early Sunday morning to celebrate endurance and tenacity in one of the country's longest triathlon challenges: The Toronto Triathlon Festival.
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Watch the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships

CBC Sports is providing a free live stream of the Canada Cup Women's International Softball Championships from Surrey, B.C., beginning on July 14th through to the bronze and gold medal matches on July 22.

Ryan Straschnitzki's return to the ice stirs 'mixed emotions'

Ryan Straschnitzki talks about how he had mixed emotions returning to the ice for the first time since the bus crash in April that killed 16.

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018: Schedules & Results

Stay up to date on the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 with the full schedules and results for both the men's and women's tournaments in San Francisco.

Murdochville shows how a town can live on after being abandoned by industry

Murdochville, where Gaspé Copper Mines Ltd. was the main employer, had a population of 5,000 in 1974. When the mine closed in 1999, the province resisted calls to bulldoze the town. Now, with a year-round population of less than 700, the town lives off tourism, especially in the winter months.

Ancient Arctic people may have known how to spin yarn long before Vikings arrived

New research is upending old assumptions about what the ancestors of today’s Inuit learned from Viking settlers.

'They are still using the ocean as a toilet': NDP Fisheries critic proposes removing fish farms from oceans

The federal NDP critic for Fisheries and Oceans is proposing legislation that would overhaul fish farming in Canada, by moving open-net fish farms from the ocean to land. It’s all in an effort to stabilize and grow dwindling wild sockeye salmon numbers.

'Hometown hero' helps bring international Down syndrome swim event to Truro

Truro is bustling with athletes and their families from around the world this week as it plays host to the Down Syndrome World Swimming Championships and that's thanks, in part, to Matthew Hunter.

Canada to accept up to 250 Syrian White Helmet volunteers, family after dramatic escape

Canada is among three Western nations that will take in nearly a hundred volunteer emergency workers and their families that Israeli forces plucked from Syria under the cover of darkness in a dramatic international rescue, CBC News has learned.

Jays rally in 8th to complete sweep of Orioles

Yangervis Solarte blasted a two-run homer in Toronto's four-run eighth inning as the Blue Jays rallied to beat the Baltimore Orioles 5-4 on Sunday for a sweep of the series between the AL East's worst teams.

Waterspout on Lake of the Prairies

Hayleigh Langan of Dropmore, Man. grabbed this video while at work at Pyott’s West Campground in western Manitoba.

New immersive camp aims to preserve Algonquin language

A group of Algonquin grandmothers have launched an immersive cultural and language camp this weekend to teach youth about their traditions and history.

With 28 fires out of control, Ontario gets help from U.S., Mexico, other provinces

Crews fighting forest fires in northern Ontario are receiving help from other provinces, the U.S. and Mexico as they try to contain several blazes after days of hot and humid weather.

Creator of Hamilton musical announces Puerto Rico arts fund

Lin-Manuel Miranda jumped up to a podium shortly after landing in Puerto Rico on Sunday to announce he has helped create a multimillion-dollar fund to boost the arts in the U.S. territory as it struggles to recover from Hurricane Maria.

Flooding damages Fort McMurray emergency department, patients temporarily relocated

Heavy rain on Saturday caused flooding in a Fort McMurray hospital's emergency department, forcing it to temporarily relocate until Sunday afternoon, Alberta Health Services said.

Brock University student digs her way through Cuban history

Brock University student, Caroline Jovetic, went on her first archeological dig in Cuba, trying to uncover a piece of the country's history of slavery in the 19th century.

Humboldt crash survivor returns to the ice

Ryan Straschnitzki was back on the ice Friday, for the first time since the tragic bus crash that changed his life.

IFAF World U19 Football Championship: Bronze Medal Game

Sweden and USA meet in the Bronze Medal Game at the Junior Football Championships in Mexico City.

IFAF World U19 Football Championship: Bronze Medal Game

Sweden and USA meet in the Bronze Medal Game at the Junior Football Championships in Mexico City.

Fire engulfs homes in Saskatoon's Montgomery neighbourhood

A fire has engulfed at least two homes in Saskatoon's Montgomery neighbourhood.

Anti-Semitic graffiti in North York is 'cowardly and horrific,' Jewish group says

Anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled across the forehead of a Holocaust survivor featured on a lawn sign in North York is "cowardly and horrific," a national Jewish organization claims.

New Zealand to face England in men's Rugby World Cup Sevens final

New Zealand will get a chance to defend its Rugby World Cup Sevens title and complete a Kiwi sweep in San Francisco after defeating Fiji 22-17 in the men's semifinals.

Power restored to most Algonquin College buildings after major outage

Power has been restored to all but four buildings at Algonquin College's Ottawa campus after a wide-scale outage Friday afternoon, but many services and programs remain suspended.

Eastern Manitoba canoe routes closed due to wildfire threat

Canoe routes in two provincial parks near the Ontario border have been closed until further notice due to a fire threat.

As Okanagan fires stabilize, officials warn of coming heat in B.C.

Though many of the fires burning through B.C.'s Okanagan stabilized on Saturday thanks to cooler conditions, officials are expecting they could ramp up again as temperatures rise.