Piece rate for fruit pickers is fairer than hourly wage, B.C. fruit growers maintain

Fruit pickers are paid based on the volume of crops they pick instead of an hourly rate, but the province is looking at whether it should get rid of the pay method as it looks to increase minimum wages.

60% blame Kinder Morgan for Trans Mountain impasse, poll says

Almost 60 per cent of Canadians feel the company behind the contentious Trans Mountain pipeline expansion could have done more to earn public support for the project, a national poll says.

Nuclear waste disposal in Canada is an accident waiting to happen, says Indigenous leader

First Nations leaders say that plans for a permanent nuclear waste storage facility in Ontario are dangerous, but one nuclear expert argues that fears are overblown.

White House news briefing LIVE

Press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders takes questions in Washington

Saskatoon firefighters search for man in South Saskatchewan River

Saskatoon police and firefighters are searching the South Saskatchewan River after a report of a man in the water.

Toddler left in car seat in closet likely died 'trying to get out,' court hears

A Calgary toddler who died after being left alone in a car seat in a closet for five hours was likely "trying to get out" when she became entangled in the straps, a court was told Monday.

Eleanor Wachtel's notes from Stockholm

For a special series on the Nordic imagination, Eleanor Wachtel travelled to Stockholm, Sweden to learn more about the city that inspires such ominous fiction.
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Submarine-death trial ends with 'sorry' from accused, demand for life sentence by prosecution

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse.

Writers & Company launches a special series on the Nordic imagination

Over four episodes, Eleanor Wachtel will explore the popularity of Nordic fiction through interviews with Hans Rosenfeldt, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Dorthe Nors and Hallgrimur Helgason.

Province calls in auditor general on FOI privacy breach

Auditor General Michael Pickup's office is getting involved in the breach that saw 700 people's personal information exposed through the province's freedom of information website.

Suspicious package at Sopinka courthouse cleared, roads reopening

Hamilton police are warning people in the area of the John Sopinka Courthouse to stay away. They said they had located a suspicious package in the building.

CBC New Brunswick wins 5 RTDNA awards

CBC New Brunswick has earned five awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for an in-depth regional series, in-depth and investigative reporting, innovation, diversity and a radio feature.

Several pedestrians hit by a white van that fled scene, police say

Toronto police say a white van has struck several pedestrians in the Yonge Street and Finch Avenue area.

Province to lift electric vehicle roadblocks for condo owners

Condo dwellers in Ontario will soon have an easier time charging their electric vehicles at home, part of a province-wide plan to reduce emissions and fight climate change, the government announced Monday.

Rick Astley performs 'Never Gonna Give You Up' with 200 people in a Toronto basement and it's awesome

The '80s pop star sings his biggest hit with Toronto's Choir! Choir! Choir! — then challenges Dave Grohl.

The royal children: A look back

Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, who will be three next month, got a baby brother on Monday.

Elderly driver killed in Exeter car crash

An 86-year-old driver from Exeter killed in a two-vehicle crash this past weekend may have failed to yield at a stop sign, police say.

Regina fire crews battled large grass fire near Wascana Trails on Sunday

It may seem early in the season, but the grass is already tinder dry in parts of the province where the snow is gone.

Police release video of armed men storming southeast Calgary store

Calgary police are asking for the public's help in identifying two of three suspects in an armed robbery that took place in early 2017.

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Newfoundland and Labrador public flu vaccination program a success without doctors says Health Minister Haggie

Newfoundland and Labrador's Health Minister John Haggie says this flu season's vaccination program was a success because more people got shots this year compared with last year — even though the province stopped paying doctors to give them.

Nova Scotia government dealing with another privacy breach

The Nova Scotia government is dealing with another embarrassing personal data leak. This time the information shared erroneously includes medical details, as well as names, addresses and phone numbers.

Prince William, Duchess of Cambridge welcome baby boy

The Duchess of Cambridge, resplendent in a bright red dress, and husband Prince William emerged from a London hospital hours after Kate gave birth Monday to their third child, a boy, to give onlookers a glimpse of the new royal bundle.

YA author E.K. Johnston on what we can learn from William Shakespeare

The Bard died 402 years ago on April 23; E.K. Johnston adapted his work for her YA novel Exit, Pursued by a Bear.

Is creativity Cape Breton's next big industry?

Join CBC in Sydney for a live forum with Mainstreet Cape Breton's host Wendy Bergfeldt. We're asking the question: is creativity Cape Breton’s next big industry?