Amherstburg Plastics Kids

Two grade 7 girls from Amherstburg are proving that a big message can come from the youngest voices. Last night, 12-year-old Addisyn Walker and 13-year-old Darragh Aston stood before town council in Amherstburg to deliver that message.They want the town to get rid of single-use plastic bags and straws, They,and their teacher from Anderdon Public School, Jodi Nolin speak with Tony.

Road closures pile up as flooding expands

Here is a list of the road closed around the province on Wednesday.

Helium Shortage

Did you know that MRI machines and party balloons have something in common? Both rely on helium, and these days that gas is really hard to get. That's a big problem for Scott Mundle a scientist at the University of Windsor, who might actually be a part of the solution.

National affairs panel, Climate changing birth, Sri Lanka social media

Today on The Current: Our national affairs panelists discuss country-wide climate policy in a time of floods and wildfires which make the issue top of mind across Canada; then, how the conversation around family planning is evolving in the age of climate change; and finally, Sri Lanka's decision to shut down social media sites in the wake of the bombings.

Bank of Canada governor discusses rate decision LIVE

Stephen Poloz and senior deputy governor Carolyn Wilkins hold news conference after the bank's interest rate announcement

Sri Lanka bombing probe turns to ISIS as death toll climbs

The claim by ISIS that it is behind the Sri Lanka bombings is supported by 'some of the evidence,' prime minister says.

Pot plant deals with cannabis stink at Edmonton airport

A skunky smell greeting travellers at Edmonton's airport doesn't mean stinky critters are running lose in the area.

Celebrating the music of Johann Sebastian Bach

A celebration of the music of Johann Sebastian Bach will be held in Sudbury. It's a concert event called Bach-analia presented by the City of Lakes Music Society. Matt Kallio, the artistic director of the City of Lakes Music Society, dropped by our studio to tell us about the classical composer.

Fire at southeast Calgary metal recycling plant prompts road closures

Police have closed a section of Ogden Road in southeast Calgary as crews respond to a fire at a recycling plant.
Health Hacks

Here are ways your pharmacist can help manage your health care

Health-care consultant Mary Jane Hampton says pharmacists are 'unsung heroes of the health system' who can fill in the gaps in health care for people with or without a family doctor.

Google's Wing Aviation gets OK for drone deliveries in U.S.

Google affiliate Wing Aviation can start delivering goods by drone in Virginia later this year after being the first company to get U.S. air carrier certification

Montreal News Update

News Update from CBC Montreal

Quebec's economy minister subject of ethics investigation

Quebec's ethics commissioner has announced she is opening an investigation into Economy Minister Pierre Fitzgibbon regarding assets he allegedly holds in private companies.

Canadian style moments from both weekends of Coachella

Canadian style moments from both weekends of Coachella

Floodwaters expected to drop in Fredericton, rise downriver

Flood levels in Fredericton are supposed to start dropping today, potentially getting down to 7.8 metres by Thursday and 7.3 metres by Friday.

Understanding the Sri Lankan attacks

Amar Amarasingam breaks down what led up to the Sri Lanka attacks and explains why he fears that local divisions have been exploited by forces outside the country’s borders.

Slain journalist Lyra McKee remembered at Belfast funeral attended by British, Irish leaders

The leaders of Britain and Ireland joined hundreds of mourners on Wednesday at the funeral in Belfast of journalist Lyra McKee, whose killing by an Irish nationalist militant gunman has sparked outrage.

Pastor organizing a memorial to mark one year since the Yonge Street van attack

One year later, we go back to Olive Square Park, where the Yonge Street van attack began. Pastor Sean Huh was there to talk about how he plans to mark the tragic events that changed his community forever.

Edmonton actor lands role in 'spooky' new Netflix series

Griffin Powell-Arcand was working as a prep cook, chopping oysters and clams at a downtown Edmonton seafood restaurant late last year when he got the call.

Regina pinball wizards conjure up a local competitive scene

Pinball is still going strong and is growing in Regina thanks to a group of collectors and veteran players.

Jael Richardson's book pick: SKY WRI TEI NGS by poet Nasser Hussain

Our books columnist, Jael Richardson, fills us in on a new book to check out: SKY WRI TEI NGS by Nasser Hussain.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019: The National, Karla Welch and more

Today on q: rock band The National, q books columnist Jael Richardson, U-God's Wu-Tang Clan origin story, celebrity stylist Karla Welch, poet Billy-Ray Belcourt.

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After losing his legs to a landmine and battling cancer, this vet's mission: raise money for another

Former soldier Tommy Anderson was serving in Croatia when he lost his legs below the knee due to a landmine explosion.

Death toll rises to 359 in Sri Lanka bombings, more arrests made

Sri Lanka's president has asked for the resignations of the defence secretary and national police chief, a dramatic internal shakeup after security forces shrugged off intelligence reports warning of possible attacks before Easter bombings that killed over 350 people, the president's office said Wednesday.