It wasn't a 2013 collapse, but this Game 7 loss to Bruins is close

For Leafs fans, the agony of Wednesday's defeat to the Bruins likely doesn't sting as much as in 2013 when the Maple Leafs blew a 4-1 lead in losing Game 7 in overtime. But this devastation was close.

CBC Vancouver News

CBC Vancouver News team gets the story beyond the headlines

The National for April 25, 2018

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News

Parents, community workers speak out about dire meth situation in Winnipeg

CBC Asks: Breaking Meth was held Wednesday, April 25.

TFC suffers heartbreak on penalties in CONCACAF Champions League final

Toronto FC has lost the CONCACAF Champions League final. Jozy Altidore and Sebastian Giovinco both scored in regulation time as Toronto FC beat Guadalajara Chivas 2-1 in the second leg of the final.

Mookie Betts homers twice as Red Sox edge Blue Jays

Mookie Betts led off the game with a home run and added a two-run shot in the seventh inning to power the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre.

Game Wrap: Mookie Betts hits two homers in Boston win over Jays

Betts drove in three runs, leading the Red Sox to a 4-3 win over Toronto.

Round 2 NHL playoff schedule released: Predators first face Winnipeg whiteout on May 1

The whiteout will return to Winnipeg in full force on Tuesday, May 1, and Thursday, May 3, as the Jets face the Nashville Predators at home.

Toronto needed a night like Wednesday, even without storybook ending

Toronto fans didn't get everything they wanted on a frenzied Wednesday night, but they did get an opportunity to come together and begin the healing after Monday's horrific tragedy.

Raptors snap out of Wizards' spell to grab 3-2 series lead

The Toronto Raptors are one win away from the Eastern Conference semifinals.

'I tried to comfort her': Good samaritans recount chaotic moments following van attack

Good Samaritans stepped in to help in the moments following the van attack in Toronto. CBC News spoke to some of the ordinary citizens who looked past the chaos to answer the desperate need for help.

CBC Saskatchewan News April 25, 2018

Local and breaking news from the CBC Broadcast Centre in Regina

Bruins end Leafs' season with wild Game 7 win

The Toronto Maple Leafs' season is over after a 7-4 loss to the Bruins in Game 7 on Wednesday night in Boston.

Suspect's possible motive in van attack doesn't surprise women

The Toronto van attack suspect's possible motive — misogyny may have been a factor — doesn't surprise advocates for women. Police have confirmed that the majority of the victims in the attack are women, but have not said whether misogyny played a role. Advocates say even a possible link needs to be addressed, to help end violence against women.

Former coach, Mountie, gets 6 years for sex-related assaults

A former youth sports coach and police officer was sentenced Tuesday for indecent assaults and sexual assaults in B.C. and Saskatchewan dating back decades.

Calgary council votes against 4-year property tax freeze

Several members of Calgary's city council have expressed concerns with the kinds of tax hikes and utility rate increases the city is considering.

How a Sandy Hook mother came to forgive the shooter

Alissa Parker tells the story of her struggle to forgive the man who killed her child, Emilie, in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

Incels and extremism: How an involuntary celibate's frustrations can evolve

Incels and extremism are in the spotlight following Monday's van attack in Toronto — CBC News takes a look at how an involuntary celibate's frustrations can evolve into deadly action.

School bus strike affecting 4,000 students ends

The school bus strike affecting students of the Lester B. Pearson and Trois-Lacs school boards is over.

3 teens charged with sexual assault released into custody of parents

Three teenagers accused of participating in a sexual assault in Montreal North last month have been granted bail and released into the custody of their parents.

Stanley Cup Playoffs: Full schedule and TV guide

Hockey Night in Canada's coverage of the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs features action from each of the second-round series.

Federal program funds summer job to help 'stop Kinder Morgan pipeline'

The federal government's summer job program is providing funding for a position with a B.C. activist group that aims to stop the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. The group says such positions have been funded under both Liberal and Conservative governments.

Game Wrap: DeRozan, Raptors beat Wizards in Game 5

Toronto defeats Washington 108-98, leads series 3-2. DeMar DeRozan game-high 32 points

Game Wrap: DeRozan, Raptors beat Wizards in Game 5

Toronto defeats Washington 108-98, leads series 3-2. DeMar DeRozan game-high 32 points

Independent school in Victoria to close over provincewide teacher shortage

After struggling to find enough staff, a small independent school in Victoria, with a 30-year history, is closing its doors.