Thunder Bay, Ont. Al Hackner rink prepares to compete at national curling championship

Curling enthusiasts in Thunder Bay, Ont. are invited to the Fort William Curling Club on Tuesday evening for a send off party for Al Hackner and his teammates as they head off to the national curling championship.

Facing Race: Your life. Your stories. Your identity.

Three town halls. Nine stories. One big look at important issues of race in Canada.

U of W faculty association raising questions about interim president

Association president, Jeff Noonan, said the news Douglas Kneale had been named interim president came as a "shock" because the presidential search committee has not communicated with staff for months.

Snow crab fishery's sustainability designation suspended in wake of whale deaths

The London-based Marine Stewardship Council announced Tuesday it was suspending its sustainability certification for the Gulf of St. Lawrence snow crab fishery.

U.K. committee wants to hear from Facebook's Zuckerberg on fake news, data supplied to Trump campaign

A British parliamentary committee has asked Mark Zuckerberg, chief executive of Facebook, to give evidence to an investigation into fake news.
My Life in Books

Juno Awards 2018 nominee Scott Helman on why W. Somerset Maugham's novel Of Human Bondage blew him away

The singer-songwriter shares a book that influenced his life and career.

Children becoming more likely to draw women scientists but older kids picture them as men, study shows

A new study reveals more children in the United States are drawing female scientists than ever before, but as kids get older they tend to draw more male scientists, meaning they draw what they see.

Canada's arms deal with Saudi Arabia includes 'heavy assault' vehicles

Canada’s multi-billion dollar arms sale to Saudi Arabia includes a substantial number of “heavy assault” armoured vehicles and a maintenance deal that would see the Ontario-based manufacturer embed teams at multiple locations throughout the kingdom.

Canada's $15B arms deal with Saudi Arabia includes 'heavy assault' vehicles

Details have previously been light on Canada's arms deal with Saudi Arabia, however CBC News has obtained documents that reveal the scope of the $15 billion deal that was signed back in 2014. Global Affairs Canada is not commenting on the documents.

The week in entertainment


Package explodes at FedEx in Texas, site of recent bombings

A homemade bomb blew up at a FedEx Corp distribution center early on Tuesday injuring one person, officials said, the fifth explosion in the state this month.

Orbitz hack exposed data of 880,000 customers in 2016 and 2017

Orbitz says a legacy travel booking platform may have been hacked, potentially exposing the personal information of people that made purchases between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 22, 2017.

Blizzard slows search for Labrador snowmobiler missing since Sunday

A blizzard is slowing the search for a Labrador snowmobiler missing since Sunday. RCMP say the man was with 3 friends who were found on Monday.

Kathleen Wynne stands by big-spending pre-election budget

Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is standing behind her Liberal government's decision to propose an unbalanced budget with less than three months to go before the provincial election in June.

Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory's musical tribute to Iqaluit

Mask dancer and visual artist Laakkuluk Williamson Bathory picks songs that remind her of her home of Iqaluit.

Judd Apatow dives deep into the legacy of his mentor, the late Garry Shandling

Apatow talks about his latest project, a documentary about the life and legacy of the late legendary comedian Garry Shandling.

Interstellar asteroid likely came from 2-star system

The first asteroid from outside our solar system ever spotted passing Earth likely came from a star system with two 'suns,' a Canadian team of astronomers says.

Housing First Fredericton looking for city land to build very small homes

A group trying to end homelessness in Fredericton is asking the city for land to put up eight small homes, called compact rowhouses and meant to help people transition out of the shelter system.

South Korean K-Pop singers to perform in North Korea

South Korea said Tuesday it will send a 160-member artistic group to North Korea, including about 10 celebrated K-Pop singers, for rare concerts there.

New stars will shine at figure skating world championships

Sorry, no Tessa and Scott. But there are still plenty of big-time skaters and intriguing storylines to watch at these post-Olympics figure skating world championships, writes Pj Kwong.

'I still got a long way to go': Daniel Caesar on reaching success and what keeps him grounded

The Oshawa-raised singer-songwriter sits down with us ahead of the 2018 Junos to talk about what it feels like to finally reach that thing he's always wanted to achieve.

Blue Jays tap J.A. Happ to start Opening Day

The Toronto Blue Jays picked J.A. Happ to be the Opening Day starter, the club announced on Tuesday. Aaron Sanchez, Marco Estrada, Marcus Stroman and Jaime Garcia round out Toronto's rotation.

New green bin deal would allow dog poop, plastic bags

Ottawa residents will soon be able to put plastic bags and dog poop in their green bins if council approves a new contract with Orgaworld that also settles outstanding legal disputes and long-standing tensions with the waste-management company.

Update on Fed Ex explosion LIVE

Janet Austin appointed as B.C.'s new lieutenant governor

The prime minister's office announced the appointment on Tuesday, calling Austin an "outstanding leader who has dedicated her career to improving the lives of others."