From The Shipping News to Brokeback Mountain, Annie Proulx on the importance of place in her fiction

The award-winning American author talks to Eleanor Wachtel onstage in Montreal about her Canadian connections, and how the natural world informs her writing - and her life.

'I made a vow': Jeff Thomas on the power of photography

Photographer and curator Jeff Thomas was recently honoured with the Governor General's Award in Visual and Media Arts. It was a moment that brought him back to a life changing event 40 years ago. 

Inside nêhiyawak's collaboration with TONTO, a synthesizer with a 'weird name'

When Edmonton-based Cree band nêhiyawak had the chance to play a one-of-a-kind synthesizer during their residency at the National Music Centre, they knew it had the power to transform their sound.

'I own it': Transgender drag queen Quanah Style on living her dream

Quanah Style is a Cree drag queen from Vancouver who was featured in the second season of CBC's Canada's a Drag. Style is also a proud transgender woman who documented her facial reconstruction surgery in a web series called Quanah: Trans Op.

How 'community-driven' Indigenous architecture is transforming space

For many generations, buildings were designed and built without the consultation or integration of the Indigenous communities they reside in. From residential schools to housing to rinks to community centres, few buildings reflected community values.

Transformation: Making change to challenge perceptions

This week on Unreserved, we look at how Indigenous people are transforming space, body and media to change and challenge perceptions.

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Montreal News Update

News Update from CBC Montreal

Woman dead, 2 seriously injured in crash on Highway 401 in Toronto

A Toronto woman is dead and two other people seriously injured after a crash on Highway 401 in the city early Saturday, police say.

WestJet gets 'formal warning' for misleading passengers about why it cancelled flights

The Canadian Transportation Agency issued WestJet a "formal warning" after it violated Air Transportation Regulations by incorrectly telling passengers in late 2017 that it cancelled certain flights due to airport closures in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

How an Inuit-Montessori preschool hopes to reinvent education in the North

The program at Pirurvik, an early childhood education centre in Pond Inlet, Nunavut, for which the name means "a place to grow," was developed three years ago by combining traditional Inuit knowledge with the Montessori method. Its founders recently won the Arctic Inspiration Prize, known as "the Nobel of the North." Kieran Oudshoorn's documentary is called A Little Nest.

Man recovering in hospital after shooting in Dartmouth

Halifax police went to the 0-20 block of Chebucto Lane in Dartmouth early Saturday morning where they found a man who had been shot.

Watch men's World Rugby Sevens: London

Watch action from the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series event in London.

Canadian men win opening match at London 7s

Canada began its Saturday with a narrow win at the men's World Rugby Sevens event in London before being outscored 31-0 in the second half against South Africa on the way to a 45-14 defeat.
CBC Investigates

From high overhead, a sobering look at a moose population in deep trouble

Aerial survey results obtained by CBC show the endangered mainland moose is in steep decline in Nova Scotia.

(Live at 10:00 am ET) 2019 Summer National Diving Championships: Men's 3m and Women's 10m Prelims - Windsor

Watch Men's 3m & Women's 10m prelims from the Windsor International Aquatic and Training Centre in WIndsor, ON.

What's on tap for Montreal Museum Day?

Waykarü the giant puppet will be sauntering around Old Montreal as part of the annual event Sunday, when dozens of Montreal museums and cultural venues will be free to the public, offering special activities and performances.

Yukon First Nations grad ceremony a showcase for traditional regalia

'It’s not everyday you get a beautiful gift, handmade and that’s from your own culture,' said graduate Seth Boss of the Liard First Nation, about his colourful vest.

Lacombe residents attempt to reel in world record for oversized fishing lure

The City of Lacombe, Alta. is hoping to add their name to the list of Alberta communities with 'world's largest' attractions with their large fishing lure.

Haida Gwaii village aims to eliminate diesel by turning to renewable energy

The Village of Queen Charlotte recently issued a request for proposals to study options that will reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by using solar, wind or hydro instead.

Search for missing fisherman mostly done by drone Saturday, RCMP say

The official search for a P.E.I. fisherman who went overboard off the North Shore will be mostly done by RCMP drone Saturday.

Vancouver News Update

News Update from CBC Vancouver

Watch Summer National Diving Championships

Watch live action from the Summer National Diving Championships in Windsor, Ont.

Treasury board president says new fund will 'empower' cities to lower budgets

Ontario's treasury board president is dismissing criticism of a new fund to help municipalities and school boards find savings in their budgets, saying the $7.35 million is a "smart way" to provide assistance.

Bombardier delivers vehicles for Eglinton Crosstown LRT 'close to schedule,' Metrolinx says

Bombardier Inc. has delivered six new light rail vehicles that it built for the $5.3 billion Eglinton Crosstown transit project "close to schedule," says Metrolinx CEO and president Phil Verster.