Getaway Guide


Frequent flyer? Here are 6 ways to fight that pesky jet lag

Does jet lag make travelling a hassle? Here are six ways to get over it.

5 fun ways to kill time at the airport

Creative ways to enjoy — not dread — that flight delay.

Five West Coast hikes you probably don't know about (but should!)

Get off the beaten path with these spectacular — and little known — B.C. trails

#CanadaGem: The most beautiful beaches to visit from coast to coast this summer

Save us a spot under your umbrella!

Carry on! 9 ways to travel lighter on your next vacation

Editing the contents of your carry on can be tough, so here are a few tricks to help you bring a lighter bag on your next mini vacation.

#CanadaGem: Our country's coast-to-coast ice cream game is strong

Ice cream treats from across the country that are out of this world.

#CanadaGem: Some of the most stunning vineyards (and best wines!) are sprinkled across Canada

Move over, Napa Valley!

Simple tips and light gear to help you work out while away

These tools and tips will help you stay fit on the road.

Olympic Games Replay: Rio 2016 Swimming

Encore presentation of swimming from the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics.

When the Halifax phone book got too big

The new phone books were in, and there were too many pages for just one volume in 1982.

A Tribe Called Red

My Playlist explores the whys and wherefores behind the lives of some of Canada's finest musicians from a variety of musical genres -- A Tribe Called Red are an award-winning Indigenous DJ/Producer collective who have changed the world of music with a new genre we like to call, "pow wow step". It's been close to a decade since the group first started the fusion of traditional Indigenous drumming, with electronic Dubstep production and the rhymes of hip hop. What started off as a monthly set in a local Ottawa venue has exploded on an international scale, and is celebrated by fans from all walks of life. Join Tim "2oolman" Hill and "Bear Witness" Thomas as they share some of the songs on their playlists, and explain all the musical elements that influence their sound.

Q&A on COVID-19 with a clinical microbiologist

We're teaming up with CBC Radio One's Blue Sky once again to bring you another live Q & A with clinical microbiologist Dr. Joseph Blondeau. Have questions about the virus, how its spread or how it could affect you? Write them in the comments and we will put as many as possible to the doctor.

Quebec premier gives COVID-19 update LIVE

Premier François Legault and public health officials provide an update on the spread of COVID-19 in the province.

Health officials give update on COVID-19 in Manitoba LIVE

Manitoba health officials give their daily update on the new coronavirus in the province.

Ontario announces 211 new cases of COVID-19, bringing provincial total to 1,355

Ontario's health ministry is reporting 211 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the provincial total to 1,355.

After a startling week with COVID-19, what's next?

First hospitalizations and community spread among grim milestones

No risk of contracting COVID-19 through flyer bags, says health department

Although a lot of things have changed over the past couple of weeks — whether you like it or not — those familiar flyer bags will still be placed at your doorstep. 

Nova Scotia to provide update on COVID-19 as total cases rise to 122

Premier Stephen McNeil and Dr. Robert Strang, the chief medical officer of health, will be providing an update on COVID-19 at 12:30 p.m. 

In a single week, N.L.'s coronavirus status changed completely. What's next?

Cases spiked, hospitalizations occurred and the first instances of community spread were confirmed.

Trump considers opening up parts of U.S. as health experts urge longer lockdown

The U.S. has topped 120,000 coronavirus cases, the most in the world, and by late Monday, the White House campaign of "15 days to stop the spread" will end, leaving an unpredictable president with a critical decision to extend, tighten or loosen the mitigation measures.

As entertainment shuts down, take in the spectacle nature has to offer

Immersing yourself in nature can have positive effects on your physical and mental health.
Coming Up

Manitoba health officials to provide COVID-19 update at 11 a.m.

On Saturday, Manitoba saw its biggest jump in COVID-19 cases since the first case on March 12 as health officials announced 25 new patients had been identified.

Coronavirus: Here's what's happening in the sports world on Sunday

Stay up to date on the latest on how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting sports around the globe.

What you need to know about COVID-19 in Ottawa on Sunday, March 29

CBC Ottawa's latest roundup of key points during the coronavirus pandemic.

Lion Air plane explosion kills eight in Philippines, including 1 Canadian

A medical evacuation plane exploded in a ball of flames during takeoff on Sunday in the Philippine capital, killing all eight passengers and crew on board, officials said. One of them was a Canadian.