'Staffing crisis' leads to delays in accessing early intervention for children with autism

There are 175 children with autism spectrum disorder waiting for access to the province's Early Intensive Behavioural Intervention program. Some parents worry their children might age out before getting access.

Santa Claus Parade gets underway for 114th year

Toronto's 114th annual Santa Claus Parade is underway.

Nov. 17, 2018: Grand Prix of Russia

Some of the world's best figure skaters compete in the pairs, men's and ice dance disciplines in Moscow

Mickey Mouse, icon of an animation empire, celebrates 90th birthday

Mickey Mouse, the brainchild of cartoonist Walt Disney that eventually came to symbolize a global entertainment empire, is celebrating his 90th birthday.

'Wild West of aviation': Edmonton pilot ready for wild air race in China

For air racing pilot Scott Holmes, the fastest motorsport in the world is pure “hair on fire” excitement.

Why the U.S. could lose the next big war - and what that means for Canada

An alarming new analysis of the United States' ability to fight and win a war with China or Russia rocked Washington last week - and it's rattling the experts in Ottawa as well.

Legacy of Indigenous injustices | Sunday Scrum

Tanya Talaga spent more than a year researching the youth suicide crisis in Indigenous communities across the world for this year's Massey Lectures, producing an intensive, heart-wrenching account of the tragic legacy of colonization.

Oil price woes in Alberta | Sunday Scrum

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says the low price of western Canadian crude has become a serious problem, as some are calling for her government to mandate temporary production cuts.

(Live at 2:00 pm ET) Road to the Olympic Games: Championship Figure Skating on CBC - Grand Prix of Russia - Women's Free

Ladies Free program. From the Megasport Sport Palace in Moscow, Russia.

(Live at 1:00 pm ET) 2018 World Junior Badminton Championships on CBC: Individual Finals - Markham

Individual Finals. From the Marhkam Pan Am Centre in Markham, ON.

The Weekly with Wendy Mesley November 18, 2018

Wendy Mesley takes you behind the headlines to reveal hidden and surprising forces shaping the news and our world.

More than 20 child killers transferred to healing lodges since 2011 | Sunday Scrum

Public Safety Canada numbers show more than 20 child killers have been transferred to healing lodges since 2011, and two-thirds of those happened under the previous Conservative government.

Big bang theory: Dynamite possible cause of loud blasts that shook neighbourhood

The Salisbury Fire Department found evidence of dynamite explosions in a gravel pit after residents were shaken by "huge" bangs on Saturday afternoon.

Republican lawmakers question protection for LGBTQ and pregnant workers in USMCA

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau isn't saying what he is willing to do to keep a provision protecting labour rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual and queer workers inside a renewed North American free trade pact.

Patrick Brown compares ouster to Netflix series House of Cards | Sunday Scrum

New tell-all book from former Ontario PC leader Patrick Brown accuses his old inner circle of some epic backstabbing after he was brought down following allegations of sexual misconduct.

Global Affairs confirms Canadian citizen died week after Fly Jamaica crash landing

The federal government has made contact with local officials in Guyana to try to learn more about a Canadian citizen who died days after a plane she was aboard to Toronto crash-landed.

'Quebec is an embarrassment': Province urged to do more on cybersecurity

A cyberattack on the municipality of Mékinac highlights a glaring weakness in government servers in Quebec, according to Prof. José Fernandez, a malware expert at Montreal's Polytechnique engineering school.

Selkirk RCMP call man's death a homicide

Police in Selkirk are investigating the death of a man Friday as a homicide.

NHL concussion settlement won't stop Bernie Nicholls' worries over his memory loss

The former hockey all-star says that he suffers from dizziness and memory loss as a result of multiple head injuries sustained during his time as an NHL player.

Federal Conservatives on fall economic statement LIVE

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer and MP Pierre Poilievre will hold a press conference to outline their expectations for the fall economic statement.

Veteran sportscaster Randy Tieman dies at 64

“He was known for his warmth, his good nature, his boisterous laugh and his iconic moustache,” a web article on CTV Montreal says.

CBCNL gallery for the week of November 19


Northwind host Wanda McLeod looks back on 35 years with CBC

She's a familiar voice on the airwaves in the Northwest Territories, and on Wednesday this week, Wanda McLeod celebrated 35 years with CBC. The Northwind host sat down with Northbeat's Juanita Taylor in CBC's Inuvik studio to reflect on her three and a half decades with the broadcaster.

Canadian men claim World Cup speed skating bronze in Japan

Canada's men's team sprint squad captured the country's first medal at the season-opening speed skating World Cup event on Sunday in Obihiro, Japan.

Vancouver police seek missing federal offender

34-year-old Tyler Gagnon did not return to Vancouver halfway house on Friday.