My wife & I aren't opera fans, but my kids love it

My wife and I are not what you might call opera fans. When our daughters (ages 8 and 5) expressed interest in the 'ultimate art form,' we were stumped.

'Eat it if you want to': Filipino President Duterte lashes out over Canadian cargo of trash

The president of the Philippines says that if Canada doesn't take back tonnes of trash within the next week, he will "declare war" and ship the containers back himself.

Here are 5 reasons why the Lower Churchill Project went so horribly wrong

Reporter Terry Roberts has been covering the judicial inquiry into the megaproject's ballooning budget, and reveals what he's learned so far.
Player's Own Voice

Tennis climbs, Olympic golds — Interesting careers run in the Marino family

Rebecca Marino was a budding tennis star, but at 22 she decided to take a break with no timetable for a return. Five years later, she came back to the sport she loved, and she's on a mission to get back on top. It doesn't hurt when you have an uncle who's journey to Olympic gold is an inspirational lift.
What on Earth?

Can geoengineering halt climate change?

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at whether geoengineering can help fight climate change, the benefits of car-free zones and the green agenda of 'smart' cities.

What's Your Vision for Policing in Nova Scotia?

Join CBC for a discussion about how policing in the province can change to treat all citizens in Nova Scotia equitably while maintaining law and order.

Me, Myself, They

Me, Myself, They is a memoir by Joshua M. Ferguson.
What on Earth?

How to track your carbon footprint

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the pros and cons of nuclear power and what you can do to make better sustainable living choices.

Judge orders alleged Robert Kraft massage parlour video not be released for now

A Florida judge has ordered that a video police say shows New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft paying for sex not be publicly released for now.
What on Earth?

5 things Canada can do to reduce its carbon emissions

In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at the most effective ways for Canada to reduce its carbon footprint and how the country is reshaping its building code to address climate change.
The National Today

ISIS claim for Sri Lanka bombings supported by 'some of the evidence,' PM says

A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: Sri Lanka bombing investigation turns to ISIS as death toll climbs; working from home can be great, but you might want to think twice before ditching the daily commute.

Four teenagers die in a weekend crash in Miramichi

Four teens are dead following a car accident on Saturday, April 20th. The vehicle the teens were in left the road, and flipped, ending upside down in deep water. The high school students were mourned at a candlelight vigil over the weekend. Adam Lordon is the mayor of Miramichi. He spoke with Jonna Brewer.

True Crime Bloodline

From the inventive journalism of "Serial", to the sexual horror of "The Keepers", to the chatty storytelling of "White Wine True Crime", we appear to be obsessed by tales of murder and mayhem. It's a darkly popular form of entertainment in this era of podcasts and streaming docuseries -- particularly for women. Yet True Crime narratives have been hugely popular for more than 400 years. Producer Lisa Godfrey investigates our murder story obsession.

Murdoch Night in Canada

Toronto's hockey championship fortunes rest on Murdoch's shoulders when he investigates the death of the team captain in this classic episode.

The 2019 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards: Louise Bessette

The concert pianist is receiving an Artistic Achievement Award in classical music.

P.E.I. students cast ballots in province-wide student vote

Grade 9 students at Queen Charlotte Intermediate are gearing up to cast their ballots Tuesday in a student vote organized by a national non-partisan group called Civix.  

Down in front! Leafs fan says he didn't know his head blocked key moments for television viewers in Game 6

A Toronto Maple Leafs fan whose head obscured key moments Sunday's Game 6 against the Boston Bruins says he didn't know he was blocking the action for thousands of U.S. viewers. NBC blamed technical difficulties for what it called the 'different perspective'.

The 2019 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards: Sandra Oh

The actor and producer is receiving a National Arts Centre Award.

The 2019 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards: Lorraine Pintal

The actress, director, writer and artistic director is receiving an Artistic Achievement Award in theatre.

The 2019 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards: Rick Mercer

The satirist, comedian, writer and actor is receiving a Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award in Broadcasting.

The 2019 Governor General's Performing Arts Awards: Mavis Staines

The artistic director and dance educator is receiving a Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award in dance

University students raise funds to plan fruit trees along Meewasin trail

Saskatoon's riverbank could be producing more berries and even some fruit in the coming years. A group of students at the University of Saskatchewan have launched an effort to purchase and plant fruit bearing trees on the riverbank. The project is called "Snackbelt for Sustainability." Jordan Shirley is with the group and he spoke with Saskatoon Morning's Leisha Grebinski.

Coming together: 1 year after Toronto van attack, victim's family and witnesses find new ways to help others

One year after the deadly van attack on Yonge Street in Toronto, the family of one of the victims and witnesses affected by it have found ways to move forward from the trauma while also helping others.

How & why do cats purr?

Purring is like a hug for cats — it can signal pleasure and sooth anxiety.

Man dead after jet boat capsizes near Grande Prairie

One man is dead after a jet boat capsized Monday afternoon in Bear Creek south of Grande Prairie.