B.C. Wildfire Service warns of potential for 'extreme fire behaviour' from Shovel Lake wildfire

The B.C. Wildfire Service has issued an extreme fire behaviour warning for the Shovel Lake fire burning west of Prince George.

Winnipeg actor to star in comedy about cannabis legalization

A comedy about Canada's upcoming cannabis legalization is headed for the big screen.

Italy opens probe into operator of collapsed bridge

Genoa Chief Prosecutor who is leading a homicide investigation into the bridge collapse says as many as 20 people may be missing. Searchers are now in their third day of work amid the tonnes of concrete and steel. At least 38 people have been confirmed dead.

Dozens of drug overdoses near Yale University possibly linked to synthetic marijuana

Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people's homes for drugs Thursday in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana blamed for sending more than 70 people to the hospital.

Vatican condemns catholic church abuse in Pennsylvania

Vatican reacted to catholic church abuse report in Pennsylvania. Pope Francis expressed 'shame' and 'sorrow' and said he was on the victims' side.

Boler trailer's 50th anniversary celebrated in Winnipeg

The Boler trailer's 50th anniversary is being celebrated in Winnipeg, as caravans of owners travel to the trailer's birthplace. Organizers are expecting 500 trailers from nine provinces and 20 states.

Detroit mourns Aretha Franklin, a hometown hero

Detroit is in mourning following the death of Aretha Franklin, who was to many, a hometown hero and synonymous with the city. CBC News went to Detroit, to find out how her loss is affecting residents.

Friends of Aretha Franklin pay tribute to Queen of Soul

The National spoke to Roland Martin, a TV host and friend of Franklin's, and Molly Johnson, a Juno award winning singer-songwriter, for more on Franklin's legacy.

Russia hosts Canadian astronaut David Saint Jacques

It's one of the few areas Russia and Canada are still co-operating, as relations remain frosty.

CBC Atlantic Tonight August 16, 2018

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

Andrew Scheer: Maxime Bernier speaks for himself

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, speaking for the first time about Maxime Bernier's provocative Twitter comments about diversity, says Bernier speaks for himself, not the party.

Montreal police search for missing 32-year-old woman

Montreal police are asking for the public’s help in finding a missing woman they say could pose a danger to herself.

Davis Cup reformed format with season-ending team event in 2019

Davis Cup overhauled for 2019 with season-ending team event. Men's tennis competition to be decided by 18-team tournament at neutral site.

A teenager tries to hide his psychopathic desires while falling in love

A true crime drama that's been called a psychological thriller with a capital PSYCHO. Watch now.

How 2 Pickering teens and their 'Leaning Tower of Trash' are aiming to clean up the GTA

Pickering teens Sam Demma and Dillon Mendes founded PickWaste and they say they’ve collected 650 bags of trash and recycling since July of last year.
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Coco Jafro closes CBC Musical Nooners Aug. 17

Vancouver's Coco Jafro brings together the genres of funk, soul, jazz and Afrobeat to the CBC nooners‘ stage on Friday, Aug. 17. The concert begins at 12 p.m. and ends at 1 p.m. PT.

Cyclist, 63, in hospital after collision with car in Mercier–Hochelaga-Maisonneuve

Police say the crash took place at around 5:30 p.m. near the corner of Notre-Dame Street and Hector Avenue.

(Live at 5:45 am ET) 2018 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships: Men's - Morocco vs Canada

From Arena in Hamburg, Germany

(Live at 8:00 am ET) 2018 IWBF Wheelchair Basketball World Championships: Women's - Canada vs Great Britain

From Arena in Hamburg, Germany

Raonic beats Shapovalov and advances to the quarter-finals in Cincinnati

Milos Raonic defeated Denis Shapovalov 7-6, 6-4 in this all-Canadian matchup and advanced to the quarter-finals on Thursday. With the win, Raonic avenges his loss to Shapovalov in their only other head-to-head meeting in Madrid back in May.

Power imbalance makes medical students vulnerable to abuse: ethicist

Medical students are sometimes powerless if they try to speak up against their superiors, a university ethicist says, after a Winnipeg oncologist was disciplined because of "flagrantly unprofessional" intimate relationships that he pursued with two students.

CBC Vancouver News

CBC Vancouver News team gets the story beyond the headlines

Body found in plane wreckage in northwest Alberta

Transport Canada is investigating after body was found in a plane wreck late Thursday afternoon in Lac Ste. Anne County, about 100 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.

'This industry is not for the weak': Working underwater as a commercial diver

It’s one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, but there’s no other career Dewald Venter would rather pursue.

CBC Saskatchewan News August 16, 2018

Local and breaking news from the CBC Broadcast Centre in Regina