Ian Hanomansing

Ian Hanomansing is the co-host of The National. Since 1986, he has had a wide variety of assignments for CBC as a reporter, anchor and interviewer. He also has a law degree from Dalhousie University in Halifax.

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New real-time tracking system locates planes anywhere in the world

New technology unveiled Tuesday is, for the first time, tracking jetliners anywhere in the world, in real time, even in areas where they previously would have been off the radar, thanks to a joint Canada-U.S. venture.
The Interview

Christopher Plummer downplays his Oscar chances, but savours the glamour

The veteran Canadian actor is on the Oscar ballot for his performance as J. Paul Getty in All the Money in the World, but says his money is on Woody Harrelson or Sam Rockwell for their roles in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
The Interview

Ross Rebagliati's 'wild ride' from Olympic podium to pot merchant

Snowboard legend Ross Rebagliati is hoping to capitalize on both his Olympic drive and his connections with cannabis to strike gold again - this time through a new business venture.

B.C. judge who stayed murder charges in Surrey Six case owes public an explanation: legal experts

The B.C. Supreme Court's decision to stay murder charges against notorious gang member Jamie Bacon last week — without publicly explaining why — seemed to inflame everyone from the casual observer to the province's attorney general. Some in the legal community say there is almost certainly more the judge could — and should — have said about her reasons for the surprise ruling.

'If it hasn't happened ... it's coming': Mothers of addicts urge radical approach to fentanyl crisis

If the latest numbers don't provide enough motivation to address the fentanyl crisis — 914 dead in British Columbia this year alone from overdoses linked to the drug — Kathy Wagner hopes her son's story will. She and three other mothers are proposing a radical solution to the devastating toll fentanyl-laced drugs are having on addicts and their loved ones.
Point of View

Revisiting the L.A. riots 25 years later

Twenty-five years after the Los Angeles riots, I still wonder what happened to some of the people I encountered amid the chaos of that first night and the anxiety of the days after.

Legal profession 'willing to set logic aside' to bar cameras from courtrooms

When the media applies for camera access to courts, every element of the legal profession — prosecutors, defence lawyers, academics — present a united opposition, but most troubling is how they abandon one of the great mechanisms in legal reasoning: Weighing the benefit against the harm.

Quick takes with Canada's fastest man Andre De Grasse

Sprint sensation Andre De Grasse headlines a deep field at the Harry Jerome Track Classic at Swangard Stadium in Burnaby Friday evening.

YOUR QUESTIONS | More on the high-flying RIM execs

You had some questions for us about the rowdy former RIM execs whose behaviour provoked an unscheduled landing. Ian Hanomansing combed the sentencing transcripts to find some answers.