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The World This Weekend with Marcia Young

The World This Weekend is a comprehensive half-hour news and information program.

It wraps up the day's events on Saturdays and Sundays, bringing Canadians the latest developments on the key stories at home and around the world.

Journalists report not only what's happening, but why it's happening, providing context and analysis, along with feature-length documentaries.

World Headlines

Gaza conflict: Israel says Palestinian rocket misfire hit al-Shifa hospital video
Palestinian medics say a strike on a Gaza park killed 10 people today, nine of them children, as a three-week-old conflict with the Israeli military continued.
Updated Ebola: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf restricts movements in Liberia video
Liberia's president has closed all but three land border crossings, restricted public gatherings and quarantined communities heavily affected by the Ebola outbreak in the West African nation.
Fracking gets U.K. approval in effort to go 'all out for shale'
Britain has begun to accept bids for licences to explore for shale gas in more than half the country, three years after putting a stop to hydraulic fracturing because of the fracking technique's links to earth tremors.
Aviation safety by the numbers video
2014 has already broken the improving aviation safety pattern of recent years. The death toll so far this year already surpasses the number for each of the three previous years. Here's a quick look at aviation safety by the numbers.
New Donald Sterling's wife plotted takeover of family trust: lawyer
A lawyer argued Monday that the estranged wife of Donald Sterling plotted to strip his client from the family trust that owned the Los Angeles Clippers after the head of the NBA said she couldn't negotiate a sale of the franchise unless she owned all the shares.