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Get all the latest from the Grand Slam of Curling National

Follow all the latest updates at the Grand Slam of Curling National with our CBC Sports reporter Devin Heroux, who is on the ground in Conception Bay South, N.L., bringing you all the action.

Tear gas fired on Champs-E​lysé​es amid largely peaceful 'yellow vest' protests

Tear gas billowed Saturday across the French capital's protest-scarred Champs-E​lysé​es after a day of largely peaceful demonstrations and water cannons shot into the crowds on the fifth straight weekend of protests by the country's "yellow vest" movement.

Schneider leads German medal haul at bobsleigh World Cup

Germany took five of six medals handed out in a pair of World Cup bobsled races Saturday on home soil in Winterberg, with Stephanie Schneider driving to the win in the women's event and Nico Walther taking the victory in the four-person competition.

Man charged in Thunder Bay death of Braiden Jacob makes 1st court appearance

Jonathan Yellowhead, 22, has been remanded in custody after being charged in connection with the death of 17-year-old Braiden Jacob. His next court appearance is scheduled for Tuesday.

Moncton apartment building evacuated after paper carrier sees smoke

A 10-storey apartment building in Moncton was evacuated, including some tenants who were carried down several flights of stairs by firefighters, after an early morning fire in an eighth-floor unit.

Celine Dion's English language debut on CBC & how Canada built its own stars

Canadian musicians needed a way to stand out against Americans. So we launched our own star machine. Featuring Celine Dion, Gordon Lightfoot, The Guess Who & more. Watch now.

Our Toronto - December 15, 2018

The stories and people that our city is talking about - every week on CBC's Our Toronto with Marivel Taruc.

Our Ottawa - December 15, 2018

The stories and people that our city is talking about - every week on CBC's Our Ottawa with Adrian Harewood.

(Live at 12:00 pm ET) Grand Slam of Curling on CBC: The National - Men's Finals

Men's Finals curling from the Conception Bay South Arena in Conception Bay, NL.

(Live at 12:00 pm ET) FIL Luge Sprint World Cup on CBC: Men's Sprint - Lake Placid

Men's Luge Sprint from The Olympic Sports Complex Combined Track in Lake Placid, New York.

So this is Christmas — with a cat

Here's the thing about Christmas trees. To a human being, they're a symbol of joy and light at the darkest time of the year. But to a cat, they're giant climbing gyms hung with dozens of the shiniest, noisiest, most exciting toys you could imagine.
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Watch World Cup speed skating from the Netherlands

Watch action from the speed skating World Cup stop in Heerenveen, Netherlands, including Canadian stars Ivanie Blondin and Ted-Jan Bloemen.

Watch World Cup luge from Lake Placid

Watch live action from the luge World Cup in Lake Placid.

The unintended consequences of Alberta's mandatory oil production cut

One of Canada's largest oil companies is listing a series of potential pitfalls from the Alberta government's decision to impose a mandatory cut to oil production in the province.

Road to the Olympic Games: FINA world short-course swim championships

This week's program includes coverage of the world short-course swim championships in Hangzhou, China.

Swiss skier Marc Gisin airlifted to hospital after downhill crash in Italy

Swiss skier Marc Gisin was hospitalized Saturday following a nasty crash in a World Cup downhill in Val Gardena, Italy. He was lying motionless on the course before doctors and trainers arrived for assistance.

IBSF World Cup Winterberg: 4-Man Bobsleigh 2nd Heat

IBSF World Cup from Winterberg, Germany.

Swiss Skier Marc Gisin suffers horrific crash in Val Gardena

Switzerland's Marc Gisin has a hard crash in the men's downhill event from Val Gardena, Italy.

Kosovar parliament passes bill to form army, likely roiling Serbia

Kosovo's parliament votes to create a 5,000-strong standing army, a week after Serbia's premier suggested the move could provoke military intervention by Belgrade.

Mikael Kingsbury fights off food poisoning for 51st World Cup victory

Canadian freestyle skier Mikael Kingsbury earned his 51st career World Cup victory on Saturday with a gold medal in moguls in Thaiwoo, China.

Alan Doyle replaces cherished guitar stolen from elderly veteran

Edward Sheppard's late wife Theresa saved up for over a year to buy him the guitar. It was stolen, but thanks to Alan Doyle, he has a new one.

Lack of affordable housing drives need for second Scarborough food bank

The Daily Bread Food Bank opened its newest location in Scarborough Friday as a result of growing need in the community.

Mikael Kingsbury fights off illness to take World Cup gold in China

After battling food poisoning, Mikael Kingsbury prevailed to top the World Cup field for moguls gold in Taiwoo China.

Canada quietly concludes additional auto talks with Japan

Canada and Japan have agreed to additional trade rules on motor vehicle safety and environmental standards, according to a side letter tabled in the House of Commons Tuesday. The rules take effect with the rest of the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Dec. 30.

'It's heartbreaking': Indigenous artists mourn possible cuts to culture fund under review by PCs

The Ontario government says it is reviewing a fund that supports Indigenous culture through grants and that was set up in response to calls for action from Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission.