Ben Simmons makes rookie history as Sixers dump Heat in Game 4

Ben Simmons had the first playoff triple-double by a rookie in nearly 40 years, JJ Redick scored 24 points and the Philadelphia 76ers outlasted the Miami Heat 106-102 on Saturday to move within a victory of the second round.

'I don't know how to not care': Filmmaker Brad Peyton on Rampage, and why negative reviews still get to him

The Canadian director talks about his latest film Rampage, and shares his thoughts on critics' negative reviews of Hollywood blockbusters.

Trans Mountain spill 'could have significant impacts' says Canadian government scientist

What science has to say about the risks of a bitumen spill

Park board official hopes field used for 4/20 will be restored in time for Canada Day

Clean-up crews spent the night trying to clean up Sunset Beach in Vancouver after 4/20 celebrations left a 'muddy, soggy' mess, according to a park board official.

Why Loreena McKennitt is leaving Facebook and half a million followers

The musician, known around the world for her Celtic-inspired melodies, believes there need to be some controls put on Facebook.

(Live at 7:30 pm ET) Hockey Night in Canada on CBC: Stanley Cup Playoffs

Toronto at Boston - Game 5

How a Moncton spy thwarted plan to blow up Parliament

Moncton's George Skeffington was in charge of security for the Intercolonial Railway, but he was also a detective and body guard for Sir John A. Macdonald.

Sound and fury: The Kinder Morgan pipeline debate as political theatre

Last week's drama over the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion didn't change much when it comes to getting Alberta oil to tide water, but it sure made for captivating theatrics.

Verne Troyer, known for role in Austin Powers, dead at 49

Verne Troyer, the actor known for his role as Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films, has died at the age of 49.

Mackenzie Pulp Mill fined $900,000 for leaking effluent into B.C. lake

Environment and Climate Change Canada says Mackenzie Pulp Mill Corp. has been fined $900,000 for leaking effluent into British Columbia's Williston Lake.

CBC Atlantic Tonight

A comprehensive round-up of the day's news from throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador.

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Developing stories in the Ottawa and Greater Toronto regions.

CBC Montreal News

The CBC Montreal News team brings you up-to-date with today's top stories.

'Fear and division': Trudeau rips Conservatives in campaign-style speech to supporters

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took sharp aim at his chief electoral opponent, casting Andrew Scheer as a divisive force in a campaign-style speech to fire up his troops.

Is your child's digital resumé up to snuff?

B.C.-based social media analyst Nick Chernoff says that as technology changes, it's important to speak to your children about their digital resumé.

Ottawa police see workplace injury and illness costs spike

Ottawa Police Service costs for workplace injuries and illnesses have more than doubled over the last two years, according to a report going to the police board next week.

Nicaragua government open to negotiating reforms as protest death toll rises to 9

Nicaragua's government says it is willing to negotiate over controversial social security reforms that have prompted protests and deadly clashes this week.

Houston Dynamo rout mostly-reserve Toronto FC squad

The Houston Dynamo beat Toronto FC 5-1, in a match where Toronto dressed a mostly-reserve squad, in anticipation of Wednesday's CONCACAF Champions League final match in Guadalajara.

Houston Dynamo rout mostly-reserve Toronto FC squad

The Houston Dynamo beat Toronto FC 5-1, in a match where Toronto dressed a mostly-reserve squad, in anticipation of Wednesday's CONCACAF Champions League final match in Guadalajara.

Geese take wing after being nursed back to health, released by Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre

A group of starving geese have been released back into the wild after a winter recovering at Prairie Wildlife Rehabilitation Centre.

Stroman, Jays unravel in 6th as Yankees run away with victory

Aaron Judge hit an early homer off respected Twitter rival Marcus Stroman, then scored on a disputed play during a seven-run burst in the sixth inning that sent the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays 9-1 Saturday.

Montreal organization for distressed parents calls out government over lack of funding

The founder of La Maison Kangourou has penned a public letter, calling for better funding for organizations which help parents in crisis, following the death of a two-year-old girl in Quebec City.

Canadian man imprisoned for 11 years in Ethiopia returns to Toronto

A Canadian citizen imprisoned in Ethiopia for more than 11 years has returned to Toronto after a gruelling campaign by his family and an international human rights groups to free him.

'Sea of tumbleweeds' buries California town, trapping residents in their homes

A city in California has been buried in tumbleweeds. One resident says some of his neighbours had to call 911 after the wall of weeds trapped them inside their homes.

Mayor John Tory gets behind wheel of electric bus as part of new TTC program

Mayor John Tory got a firsthand look at three different types of "all-electric eBuses" on Saturday as part of TTC plans to green its fleet.