Crash in St. John's rips power pole from ground, sends 1 woman to hospital

One woman is lucky to be alive, after firefighters say her car left the road and completely uprooted a utility pole from the ground on Friday night.

'Close-knit' Air Tindi held memorial for pilots killed in plane crash

Air Tindi hosted a celebration of life for Will Hayworth and Zach McKillop, the two pilots who died in a crash near Whati, N.W.T., in January.

Riot-stranded doctor, nurses finally make it to Haitian airport

A Woodstock doctor and two nurses stuck in Haiti expect to make it to Canada on Saturday.

Closures coming on RHVP this weekend as city installs new speed limit signs

The city is advising of rolling closures in both lanes of the Red Hill Valley Parkway this weekend as work crews install new signs.

At least 1 person killed, 4 officers injured in shooting near Chicago

At least one person was killed and four police officers wounded when a shooter opened fire at an industrial park in Aurora, Ill., officials said Friday.

Former SNC-Lavalin exec, accused in Libyan bribery case, has obstruction of justice charge stayed

A judge has cited unreasonable delays in the case against Sami Bebawi, who still faces fraud and corruption charges in connection with contracts negotiated with the former regime of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.

Canadian Trail: Follow Canada's athletes around the globe

The winter sports season is upon us, which means it's time to follow Canada's athletes on their road to the next Olympic Games.

District of Sechelt declares local state of emergency due to sinkholes

Residents of 14 ocean-view homes on B.C.'s Sunshine Coast have been ordered to leave after an engineering report concluded sinkholes are putting residents at risk.

CBC Here and Now February 15, 2019

Every day around the province the Here and Now team pull out all the stops to cover your news and weather

Who is your chosen family?

This episode of Now or Never looks at why we create chosen families, how they survive now or never moments, and how they sustain us.

CBC New Brunswick News February 15, 2019

News that focuses on telling the stories that happen throughout New Brunswick

'We simply can and must do better'

Trish Bowman of Inclusion Alberta speaks to media February 15.

Police arrest suspect who fled scene of collision, 1 in hospital

A two-vehicle collision Thursday evening sent one person to hospital with life-threatening injuries.

A look at the psychological phenomenon that makes you cocky in your ignorance — and how we all have it

It's called the Dunning-Kruger Effect. When social psychologists David Dunning and Justin Kruger first wrote about it in 1999, it wasn't taken seriously. Now it's seen as a phenomenon that is having a very real impact on world events, from the 2008 financial crisis to the election of Donald Trump. David Dunning, a professor of psychology at the University of Michigan, is Michael's guest.

Revisiting Austin Clarke's novel about memory, migration and a chance encounter

For our occasional series about Canadian novels that have not had the attention they deserve, poet, playwright and scholar George Elliott Clarke introduces us to a book by the late Austin Clarke. The Origin of Waves describes one night in the lives of two friends, as they recall five decades worth of memories.

1979 hostage crisis still shapes America's hostility towards Iran, says former White House aide

On the 40th anniversary of the revolution, we explore how it redrew the geopolitical map, and how that realignment still shapes our world. Michael talks to Gary Sick, who was principal White House aide for Iran at the time of the revolution. Sick is now an adjunct professor of International Affairs and a senior research scholar at Columbia's School of International & Public Affairs. He's the author of All Fall Down: America's Tragic Encounter with Iran.

A pilgrim's journey: This woman hiked hundreds of kilometres to find peace

Like the hundreds of thousands of others who have walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain, Margaret Lynch saw herself in a new light. She tells the story of this personal journey of discovery in her essay.

How democratic is the United States these days really? — Michael's essay

"The comforting myth is that the Congress and the White House act on the wishes of ordinary Americans. If that were the case, gun ownership would be sharply restricted and there would be a single-payer health system, both issues which Americans overwhelmingly support. And of course it will never happen."

Police to lay 1st-degree murder charge against father of girl found dead after Amber Alert

A man who had picked up his 11-year-old daughter to celebrate her birthday is facing a charge of first-degree murder after her body was found in his basement apartment following an Amber Alert, police in Brampton, Ont., said Friday.

Quebec women's group petitions Canada to end residual sex-based discrimination in the Indian Act

An Indigenous women's association in Quebec has launched a petition to end discrimination in the Indian Act, which they say continues to affect Indigenous women and their descendants despite multiple amendments to the act.

Celebrating love with paper, poetry, playwrights and piñatas

Real love, not the corny kind on this week's CBC Arts: Exhibitionists.

New Saint John coffee shop serves more than hot beverages

A new coffee shop in uptown Saint John is offering a program to reduce barriers for people seeking work.

In-bounds avalanche buries 2 people at Castle Mountain Resort

One person was fully buried and another partially buried, both were rescued by ski patrollers and were uninjured.

Woman shot in Etobicoke last weekend has died, police say

A woman who was shot early Sunday morning in Etobicoke has died, police said Friday, marking the city’s ninth homicide of 2019.

The Sunday Edition for February 17, 2019

Listen to this week's episode with host Michael Enright.