Major section of 14th Street S.W. closed to traffic over Easter weekend

Drivers in Calgary will want to steer well clear of 14th Street S.W. if they can over the Easter weekend as the city shuts down a major stretch of the busy route for work on the new bus rapid transit lanes.

Edmonton police seek suspect in violent sexual assault

Edmonton police are searching for a suspect in a violent sexual assault early on March 10.

Ottawa River could hit 2017 flood levels this weekend, regulator warns

Flood-prone communities along the Ottawa River could be in for a nerve-racking weekend as waterways rise to levels last seen during the devastating floods of 2017.

New research analysing what role genetics play in postpartum depression

Dr. Simone Vigod, head psychiatrist with Women's College Hospital, talks about her involvement in a new study that looks at the genetic links in postpartum depression.

It's a mixed pot of topics today - roads, food, election issues and sports.

On today's podcast, anyone driving the Trans Labrador Highway this time of year knows it can be an adventure. We'll revisit a road trip from six years ago and see if anything has really changed. We're checking out a new bakery in Labrador City called the Sugar Shack. What are the most important provincial election issues in the big land? We'll ask Mayor Ron Barron of Wabush and Mayor Chad Letto of L'Anse Au Clair. Elaine Chubbs and other labradorians open up on health care - what works, what doesn't and what do they think could be solutions. We'll find out about the beginnings of a Filipino Labrador association that's just getting on its feet. The world is still in shock over Monday's fire at the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral. We'll speak with photographer Geoff Goodyear who visited Paris last fall.

Province delays cancellation of financial help for debt-burdened graduates

The province is rolling back its decision to immediately drop the timely completion benefit and will keep it going for students graduating this spring.

Obstruction or not, Mueller report shows Trump's panic during Russia investigation

The 400-page report details 10 cases of possible obstruction of justice, but brings little new information to the public about Trump's behaviour and was not the bombshell Democrats had been hoping for.

High Liner Foods confirms captain's makeover with 'trim and a fresh wardrobe'

They say a good makeover accentuates your natural beauty. That was apparently the goal behind Captain High Liner's new look, says the Canadian seafood company.

Bigger than Gay Jesus: How prolific trans artist Heath V. Salazar is resurrecting empowerment

The Latinx actor, singer, dancer, writer and drag king is about as impressive a 25 year old as they come.

High Liner Foods confirms captain's makeover with 'trim and a fresh wardrobe'

They say a good makeover accentuates your natural beauty. That was apparently the goal behind Captain High Liner's new look, says the Canadian seafood company.

As It Happens: Thursday Edition

April 18, 2019

Trio of world-renowned climbers missing and presumed dead in Banff avalanche

Three world-renowned climbers — Jess Rosskelly, David Lama and Hansjörg Auer — are missing and presumed to be dead in an avalanche in the Rocky Mountains.

Watch live results of the P.E.I. election on CBC April 23

Coverage of the race for the Island leadership and results of the referendum on the electoral system will begin at 6:30 p.m.

Ches Crosbie rips into Canopy deal, promises to pull back the curtain on numbered companies

The PC leader wants to stop "private stakeholders with hidden identities, hiding behind numbered companies, from doing business with the government."

'We anticipate the worst'

Gatineau Mayor Maxime Pedneaud-Jobin says residents should be ready for flooding this weekend.

Edmonton News Update

News Update from CBC Edmonton

Pearson Airport's Terminal 3 reopens after probe of 'suspicious package'

Terminal 3 at Pearson International Airport has reopened after a brief police investigation of a suspicious package.

Sidney Crosby says he won't join Team Canada for worlds

Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby says he won't join Team Canada for the world championships in Slovakia in May.

Full Episode for Thursday, April 18, 2019: Daybreak North

Patients unhappy with communication during hospital stays; Williams Lake Tim Hortons receives recognition from RCMP for staying open during 2017 wildfire evacuation; Screentime for pre-schoolers; The history of the NHL's goal horn; John Horgan in Prince George; Celebrating the Spruce Kings first-ever BCHL championship; Extremism on YouTube; Cheslatta Carrier Nation signed agreements with the province to receive restitution for impacts suffered during the construction of the Nechako Reservoir; John French of the Takla First Nation on new film, 'Reviving a Nation'; West Moberly Chief Roland Willson on caribou agreements.

2 more men from same Ontario family charged with sexual assaults

Police in eastern Ontario say they've charged two more members of the same family in a series of sexual assaults alleged to have occurred between 1974 and 1991.

'I really hope he is sorry, but that's not going to change our daughter being gone'

The families of two young people killed in a 2017 Manitoba highway crash say they don't feel any sense of closure after a guilty plea in a Portage la Prairie courtroom Wednesday morning.

Driver died after trying to pass semi at 'excessive speed' and slamming into other vehicles, police say

A driver who was speeding while trying to pass a semi-trailer hit another vehicle and spun across the median into oncoming traffic, killing himself and seriously hurting a young woman, police say.

'Leaders have a responsibility to tackle climate change,' McKenna says day after Kenney victory

One day after Alberta voted in a premier who promised that his first act in office would be to repeal his province's carbon pricing plan, Federal Environment Minister Catherine McKenna reminded Jason Kenney that fighting climate change is as much his responsibility as it is hers.

Study finds one in five Ontario children have mental health problems, same as 30 years ago

Around one in five Ontario children have a mental health disorder — about the same percentage as in 1983 — but more people now perceive a need for professional help, according to a province-wide study out of McMaster University.

Baby blues vs. postpartum depression: How can new parents tell the difference?

On Monday, we heard the heartbreaking stories of mothers who suffered the isolation and agony of postpartum depression. We continue the discussion with a doctor who specializes in the condition, and ask what needs to be done to help new parents receive the treatment they need.