Group of 'ex-gang leaders' aims to end Toronto gun violence through youth programs

An advocacy group against gang violence is trying to curb a spike in Toronto shooting deaths, which has claimed 49 lives so far in 2018, by delivering a slate of youth programs in marginalized communities.

Raptor's coach Nick Nurse fined 15K for comments about officials

The Toronto Raptor's head coach Nick Nurse fined $15,000 for criticizing referees after a 95-86 loss to Denver on Sunday.

'Tipping point': Edmonton high schools bursting at the seams

School boards expect Edmonton high school classrooms will reach their limits within the next four years, as schools adapt to a growing student population with building extensions, multi-use classroom spaces and online learning tools.

Leafs smash Devils 7-2

Nazim Kadri was on fire with three assists tying his career high. The Leafs were helped by goal tender Frederik Anderson's 27 saves on their way to crushing the Devils 7-2

Oilpatch says Ottawa's new funding still not enough

Canada's struggling oil-and-gas industry got a $1.6B boost from Ottawa. Most of that money comes in the form of commercial loans something Alberta's premier says is a good first step. But she insists more needs to be done.

Home for the holidays: 25 formerly homeless Calgary women to get apartments of their own

In time for the holidays, 25 formerly homeless Calgary women will be moving into apartments of their own.

Marleau has milestone night in Leafs' rout of Devils

John Tavares, Auston Matthews and Patrick Marleau — with the 544th of his career — scored in the opening 13:38 and the Toronto Maple Leafs displayed all their talent with a 7-2 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday night.

British PM confirms 3,500 troops on standby as U.K. prepares for no-deal Brexit

It's 100 days until Britain and the European Union split up. Britain's Prime Minister has announced 35 hundred troops are being put on standby in case they can't agree to a deal. Businesses and households are being advised to make their own contingency plans.

New test allows 6-month-old to hear for first time

Six-month-old Francesca Jones is the third youngest patient at Toronto's Hospital for Sick Children to receive a cochlear implant, which corrects for hearing loss caused by an infection during pregnancy. She is the first infant to have the virus detected using a new, targeted test introduced earlier this year.

Penny Marshall, director of Big, dead at 75

Penny Marshall first gained fame and laughs playing the unrefined but lovable Laverne DeFazio in Laverne & Shirley, a sitcom that ran on the ABC network from 1976 to 1983. The trailblazing movie director has died at the age of 75.

Class action lawsuit accuses Calgary airport of misleading passengers over improvement fees

A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Calgary Airport Authority for allegedly giving a portion of its airport improvement fees to airlines and spending on improvements at a smaller, nearby airport, without notifying flyers what their fees are being used for.

The state of Washington and the road ahead for 2019 | Political Panel

It's been five weeks since the U.S. midterm elections, and for anyone following politics in that country it already feels like a lifetime ago. But the changes those midterm results are likely to trigger are just beginning. The National brings back our team of U.S. political experts to help decode the state of play in Washington and map the road ahead for 2019.

Insurance fraud that could be costing you

There’s a type of fraud running rampant in Canada and you could be paying for it: benefits fraud. It happens when company benefit plans get billed for products or services employees didn’t need or maybe even didn’t receive. The insurance industry estimates it’s paying hundreds of millions of dollars a year in false claims, resources that should and could be spent on health care.

Children's entertainers owed thousands of dollars by B.C. promoter

For decades, Sharon and Bram have entertained Canadian children from coast to coast, and they continue to do so today. The pair are in the middle of a farewell tour across the country that will stretch into next year. But they've hit a big stumbling block. They say they're owed thousands of dollars by a promoter in British Columbia who's since gone out of business.

Trump Foundation to shut down amid allegations of 'shocking' illegality

U.S. President Donald Trump's namesake charitable foundation has agreed to dissolve following a lawsuit by New York's attorney general. The lawsuit claims Trump misused the foundation to advance his 2016 presidential campaign and his businesses.

Judge abruptly delays Flynn sentencing, scolds former national security adviser

A U.S. judge abruptly postponed the sentencing of President Donald Trump's first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, saying he could not hide his disgust for Flynn's crime of lying to the FBI and warning that he could send the retired army lieutenant-general to prison. His lawyers asked for sentencing to be delayed so Flynn can continue to help investigators.

Tougher impaired driving laws raise concerns about targeting

Police officers in Canada who lawfully pull over a driver no longer need reasonable grounds to demand a sample of their breath. The new rules, however, are raising concerns about possible police targeting and there's a growing expectation that they will be challenged in court.

Pipeline politics: Ottawa pledges $1.6B for oil and gas industry

Canada's battered energy industry got a $1.6 billion boost from Ottawa today, an attempt by the Liberals to slow the political and economic bleeding in the oilpatch. But it may not be enough for those in the region.

Deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash chosen by Canadian media as News Story of the Year

A deadly bus crash that united a hockey-mad country in grief and spurred people to leave sticks on porches from coast to coast has been selected as Canada's News Story of the Year.

Game Wrap: Leafs reverse road fortunes with big win over New Jersey

After losing two straight on the road, the Leafs responded with a big 7-2 win over the New Jersey Devils.

CBC Atlantic Tonight December 18, 2018

A comprehensive round-up of the day's news from throughout Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Newfoundland and Labrador.

Police ID man fatally shot in SUV outside North York apartment building

A man is dead after he was shot while in a vehicle outside a North York apartment building early Tuesday morning.

Flyers defeat Detroit in Carter Hart's NHL debut

Shayne Gostisbehere scored the game-winner for the Flyers in a 3-2 victory over Detroit, marking Carter Hart's first career win in his NHL debut.

(Live at 10:30 pm ET) Freestyle Skiing World Cup on CBC: Ski Halfpipe - Secret Garden

From the Genting Resort Secret Garden in Chong Li, China

Yemen ceasefire brings new hope that an end to fighting may head off widespread famine

There's new hope of ending the civil war in Yemen that has claimed tens of thousands of lives. A UN brokered ceasefire came into effect Tuesday morning in the port city of Hodeida. It's a key point of entry for food supplies. An end to the fighting there means the country might be able to head off widespread famine.