CBC Winnipeg News March 19, 2019

Your daily round-up of the news of the day each weeknight

'Them's fighting words': The Alberta election campaign begins

"Kenney’s challenge is to keep his candidates in line, on message and under control." CBC political columnist Graham Thomson on what we can expect on the campaign trail and what messaging we’re likely to hear.

Meet the Parents | Behind the Episode

'Meet the Parents' is a very special episode of Schitt's Creek.

Father and son who fled Syria buried in New Zealand after mosque shooting

A father and son who fled the civil war in Syria for "the safest country in the world" were buried before hundreds of mourners Wednesday, the first two funerals for victims of shootings at two mosques in New Zealand that horrified a nation known for being welcoming and diverse.

Rachel Notley and Jason Kenney go head to head as Alberta election called for April 16

Opposition Leader Jason Kenney and NDP Leader Rachel Notley hammer home different visions for Alberta, after the latter announces the province will go to the polls on April 16.

Predators' Rinne shuts out Leafs again as Toronto continues to struggle

Pekka Rinne shut out Toronto for the second time this season and Brian Boyle, Wayne Simmonds and Filip Forsberg scored goals to give the Nashville Predators a 3-0 win over the slumping Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.

Flames strengthen hold atop division with win over Columbus

A 31-save outing by goaltender David Rittich helped the Calgary Flames to a 4-2 win over the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday.

Montreal's Price stops 32 shots to stymie Flyers

Brendan Gallagher, Shea Weber and Max Domi scored goals, Carey Price stopped 32 shots and the Montreal Canadiens earned a 3-1 win over the fading Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.

Schwartz scores hat trick as Blues throttle Oilers

Jaden Schwartz had three goals and an assist, David Perron added two goals and two assists, and the St. Louis Blues routed the Edmonton Oilers 7-2 on Tuesday night.

Game Wrap: Pekka Rinne proves unbeatable again in Predators win over Leafs

The Nashville Predators shutout the Toronto Maple Leafs for the second time this season, winning 3-0.

CBC Ottawa News March 19, 2019

Keeps you up-to-date on developing stories in the Ottawa and Greater Toronto regions weeknights following The National.

CBC Montreal News March 19, 2019

The CBC Montreal News team brings you up-to-date with today's top stories

'This is done:' Hockey Calgary introduces boundary changes for minor teams as parents protest

The boundaries have been changed for minor hockey teams in Calgary, despite outrage from parents who say they weren’t involved in the process.

CBC Toronto News March 19, 2019

Keep up-to-date on developing stories in the Greater Toronto region weeknights immediately following The National.

Jaden Schwartz sinks Oilers in four point performance

Jaden Schwartz's 4th career hat-trick set the pace for St. Louis in a big 7-2 win over the Edmonton Oilers.

The National for March 19, 2019

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News

Winnipeg school trustee upset with province over funding to seek NDP nomination

Mark Wasyliw has told the Winnipeg Labour Council he will seek the NDP nomination in the Fort Garry seat in Winnipeg.

First funerals held after New Zealand mosque shootings

The first funerals for victims of the New Zealand mosque shootings took place, but many families are still waiting to receive the remains of their loved ones. And while police started to releasing the names of some of the victims, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced she will not say the name of their accused killer.

Federal budget 2019 breakdown

The 2019 federal budget had a noisy start and included promises for new homeowners, cities, Indigenous people and veterans, but there were no plans for balancing the books. We take a look at what the noise was all about and what the government is promising.

Bill Morneau on the deficit, noisy reaction to election-year budget

Finance Minister Bill Morneau was met with noise from the Opposition benches on Tuesday when he tried to read the 2019 budget in the House of Commons. He sat down with the National’s Rosemary Barton to talk about the response, the deficit and what the budget means in an election year.

Full coverage of Saskatchewan's 2019-20 budget

CBC's full coverage of the 2019 Saskatchewan budget.

Buying a home? CMHC could soon kick in 10% of the cost — for a price

The 2019 federal budget includes a tantalizing pitch for prospective first-time home buyers — one that could see Canada's housing agency contribute up to 10 per cent of the purchase price of a home and bring down the mortgage load for borrowers.

Man in 60s struck near West Bend in hospital with life-threatening injuries

A man in his 60s has been rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries after being struck in Toronto's Junction neighbourhood.
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Watch 2019 Canadian mixed doubles curling championships

Watch live action from the 2019 Canadian mixed doubles curling championships in Fredericton.

Cup champs Ovechkin and the Caps to celebrate with Trump

Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals will get a chance to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with President Donald Trump at the White House on Monday.