Why the Labrador Winter Games is a draw for women designers

Women from across Labrador have converged on Happy Valley-Goose Bay for reasons just as important as sport at the Labrador Winter Games. 

Cape Breton youth centre dropping fees to help combat child poverty

The Undercurrent Youth Centre, which runs 20 weekly programs in Glace Bay and Sydney, currently charges $3 a day. However, even that relatively small user fee has become a barrier for some families.

Lobsters unharmed by Atlantic Canada salmon farm, 8-year study finds

Ther study of lobsters living below a salmon farm off New Brunswick's Grand Manan Island found the aquaculture operation had no impact on the crustaceans' abundance, size or growth.
The New Wave

As world marks Water Day, Ontario grapples with its own problems

From algae blooms to long-term boil water advisories, The New Wave spotlights solutions to some of the water woes hitting Ontario communities.

WestJet to fill early-morning gap in Fredericton with 6 a.m. flight to Toronto

Fredericton business community is relieved after WestJet announces plan to take on an early morning flight to Toronto, after Air Canada stops its own early flight in June.

'What didn't I do?' After New Zealand shootings, father of Canadian extremist speaks out about grief, guilt

Every time Wayne Driver hears about a terror attack, he's immediately transported back to 2016 — when police shot and killed his son Aaron, who allegedly planned to carry out a suicide bombing.

Support being shown for Sudbury mosque members after New Zealand shooting

People in Sudbury are being asked to support members of the Muslim community on Friday.

York Region parent files human rights complaint against school board over trustee byelection

Grant says the board is discriminating against her by holding a byelection instead of appointing her to the post now that the original winner of the seat has stepped down.

After injury-riddled season, Mooseheads gear up for playoffs

When the Halifax Mooseheads play their first playoff game Friday night at home, they'll be doing so with something they've been lacking for most of the season: a mostly intact lineup.

Nova Scotia star ready for March Madness

The NCAA basketball tournament gets underway Friday for Lindell Wigginton of North Preston, N.S., and the star guard and NBA prospect says he's ready to carry his home province's dreams to the big stage.

Spare a thought for the losers in Quebec's budget, there are more than a few

In its first budget, the government seems focused on rewarding its supporters — suburban voters with young families, as well as seniors — but there's little attention paid to higher education or combatting climate change.

Ombudsman chides rural CAO for ignoring tendering rules in garbage case

The CAO of the Municipality of the District of St. Mary's says he was just trying to save money by asking a contractor to bury some garbage. The problem is there was only a verbal quote, and the bill came in $20,000 higher.

Former NHLer Jared Aulin embracing life in Europe after tragedy, injury

Negativity, injury and tragedy all brought hockey player Jared Aulin to his knees. But it was hard work, determination and a good attitude that kept the Calgary native on his feet and moving forward.

A majority of Windsor police workforce identify as white, men or Catholic

How diverse is Windsor's police service? Here's a look at some results from the 2018 census.

Heavy ice moves away from P.E.I. but Coast Guard still busy

Heavy ice has moved away from Prince Edward Island but the Canadian Coast Guard is still staying busy in the region.

CBC Saskatchewan News March 21, 2019

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CBC Ottawa News March 21, 2019

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The National for March 21, 2019

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(Live at 4:30 am ET) 2019 World Figure Skating Championships: Men's Free Program

Men's Free Program from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama City, Japan.

Sales taxes on carbon taxes will cost NB consumers additional millions

New fuel taxes will be subject to the 15 per cent HST, generating millions of dollars in sales taxes for provincial government.

Seoul says North Korea withdrew staff from liaison office

South Korea says North Korea has withdrawn its staff from an inter-Korean liaison office in North Korea.

Death toll in China chemical plant explosion rises to 44

The death toll in an explosion at a chemical plant in eastern China has risen to 44, with another 90 people seriously injured, the local government reported Friday.

University of Ottawa students say they didn't get emergency alert

A day after a driver allegedly stole a vehicle and went on a hit-and-run spree across the University of Ottawa campus, students are wondering why their school didn't alert them to the danger.

Meet the Canadian who took on rental giant Airbnb — and won

Last-minute cancellations are the top complaint for Airbnb guests. But what's the home-sharing platform doing about it?

SNC-Lavalin failed to meet technical threshold for $1.6B LRT contract: sources

SNC-Lavalin won the $1.6-billion contract to extend and maintain Ottawa's north-south LRT line even though it didn't achieve the minimum technical score to qualify for the project — a threshold its competitors met easily, CBC News has learned.