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Justice Fund pilot program a crash-course in life skills for youths from vulnerable neighbourhoods

Organizers include Noah '40' Shebib, the global music powerhouse and producer of many of superstar Drake’s hits.

These Muslims left the U.S. after 9/11. They explain why they made Canada their new home

Three Muslims living in Canada who left the U.S. after 9/11 because of rising Islamophobia had their own reasons for leaving, but common among them was a need to live in a place where they felt they could freely embrace their Muslim identity.
Town Hall

MAID town hall: What the government, experts say about proposed changes to medical assistance in dying law

The National co-host Andrew Chang and members of the public put some of the questions and concerns about medical assistance in dying to experts and Minister of Justice David Lametti.

Essential Canadians: Meet the people working on the front lines of the pandemic

How going to work every day has affected some of those who never expected to be crucial to the country's response to a health crisis - and why they do it.

Front-line letters give insight into soldiers' wartime lives

As part of CBC’s Remembrance Day special programming, Canadian war veterans and their families read portions of letters sent home from the front lines.

'Really eye-opening': D-Day veterans share their poignant memories with teens

Canadian veterans tell teen journalists about their roles in the Allied invasion of Normandy to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Photographer's lens shatters stereotypes around Muslim women

Photographer Alia Youssef is using her art to challenge the way many Canadians picture Muslim women.

Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto: Rich culture mixes with bold statements

The four-day inaugural Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto showcased some of the most distinct and innovative work of 23 Indigenous artists and designers from Canada, the U.S. and Greenland.

How crematoriums are recovering precious metals from inside the dead

A Dutch firm has created a system through which it compensates cremation facilities for recovering recyclable parts from dead bodies, such as titanium hips and knees, stainless steel bone screws — even gold teeth.

'I was born a warrior': How a Pakistani squash star who defied the Taliban ended up in Canada

Amid the Hollywood blockbusters premiering at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival is a less-flashy film about the incredible story of Maria Toorpakai Wazir, a Pakistani squash star who lived part of her life as a boy so that she could break free of the repressive environment of the tribal areas where she grew up.