Science gets the holiday spirit and produces the perfect Christmas tree

It retains its needles, has a beautiful shape and a pleasant smell

Dec. 15, 2018: Is China winning the race to the moon, pig heart transplants, cute aggression and more…

Dust is alive, frogs sing in the city and science engineers the perfect christmas tree

Brad Jacobs wins in extra end to stay unbeaten at the National

Brad Jacobs stole two points in an extra end for a 7-5 victory over Sweden's Niklas Edin at the National on Friday. Jacobs, from Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., remained unbeaten at 4-0.

Is that baby so adorable you want to eat it up? You're committing 'cute aggression'

Cute aggression is your brain's response to a potentially paralyzing adorableness overdose.

Vast majority of staff at Toronto jail afraid to go to work, report says

Howard Sapers, Ontario's Independent Adviser on Correctional Reform, has released a new report containing 42 recommendations to reduce inmate-on-staff violence in institutions across the province.

China's race to the moon — their new lander is a small step towards a great leap

China's new moon lander is part of an ambitious plan for space exploration

Label fail: Why your apple juice likely isn't Canadian, despite the logos

American apple juice is clearly labelled, but Canada's rules leave consumers in the dark, with phrases like 'Canada Choice' or 'prepared in Canada.' Watch now.

Goodale dismisses report that Canada will ban Huawei from 5G as 'speculation'

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale is calling reports that Canada will soon formally ban the telecommunications giant Huawei from its 5G network "speculation."

Frogs sing a rich song in the city but a simpler tune in the country

The male tungara frog of the Central American rainforest calls louder and more often in urban areas because there are fewer predators to be weary of.

Calgary teacher charged with sexual interference and unlawful confinement

A teacher in Calgary's northeast has been charged after police responded to reports that a teacher "had inappropriately touched several students."

Josh Sahunta talks AE West, covers Jingle Bells

Edmonton's Josh Sahunta shares his new R&B cover of Jingle Bells, and chats with host Katherine Duncan about what he learned at AE West at Studio Bell. Plus, holiday originals and covers by J.J. Shiplett, Colleen Brown, Soft March and more.

SIU investigating man's death in Guelph after break and enter

The province's Special Investigations Unit is investigating after a homeowner collapsed while speaking to Guelph police.

A transplanted pig's heart lives for months in a baboon — is a human trial next?

"They've put together a sequence of advanced molecular and tissue engineering strategies to pull this off."

Procurement official suspended days after his name went public, Vice-Admiral Norman's pre-trial hears

The federal procurement official named in court proceedings against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman was suspended without pay only days after his name went public in the case, Crown lawyers revealed on Friday.

You're as obsessed with animals are we are, so here's an entire Exhibitionists episode about them

We've decided to bring you what you clearly want: this episode is all about artists who are inspired by animals, represent them and honour them in their work.

FINA Short Course World Championships: Day 4

Catch all the action as the world's best swimmers compete in Hangzhou, China.

Christmas is a popular time for scams, Better Business Bureau warns

Christmas is a not only a time of gift-giving and gatherings, it is also a time when people are vulnerable to scams, the Better Business Bureau warns.

U.S.-based CEO identified as ServiCom's would-be saviour

Anthony Marlowe is the CEO of Marlowe Companies Inc., or MCI. Its holdings several telecommunications and call centre support companies.

London cop pleads guilty to kicking, punching woman while she was in restraints

A London police sergeant pleaded guilty to three Police Services Act charges for an incident involving a young drunk woman in 2016.

ICBC asks for 6.3% increase to basic insurance rates

ICBC is asking for a 6.3 per cent increase to basic insurance rates, as the B.C. government attempts to address a "financial dumpster fire" at the public auto insurer.

Ford government to recall legislature next week to introduce back-to-work bill for power workers

Ontario’s Progressive Conservative government will recall the legislature next week in order to enact back-to-work legislation to keep power workers on the job and prevent widespread outages, a government official has told CBC Toronto.

Ottawa man charged in alleged abduction hoax

An 18-year-old Ottawa man accused of faking his own kidnapping last month has been charged with mischief, police said Friday.

Man dies after being struck by truck in north-end Halifax

Gottingen Street between Uniacke Street and Prince William Street is expected to be closed for some time following a fatal collision.

How Thunder Bay police fail Indigenous people

Ontario's police watchdog says 'systemic racism' exists at an institutional level inside the police force. And the consequences are so severe he's recommending 9 cases involving the deaths of Indigenous people be re-opened & re-investigated. Listen now.

Friday December 14, 2018 Full Transcript

Full text transcript for December 14th episode.