Kucherov finishes off terrific tic-tac-toe tally in Tampa's win in Washington

The NHL's leading point-getter Nikita Kucherov scored a beauty in the Lightning's 5-4 win over the Capitals.

CBC Atlantic Tonight March 20, 2019

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

Marcie races to find her client after he's snatched off the street by police

Plus, Pam scrambles to find a new home for her pregnant client after her arguments against an eviction leads to the building being condemned. Watch now.

New Zealand bans semi-automatic, assault rifles

New Zealand will ban military style semi-automatics and assault rifles under new gun law. The new law to be in place by April 11 and a buy-back scheme will be established for existing banned weapons.

Winnipeg Labour Council boss stepping down after alleged 'degrading and disgusting' remarks

The president of the Winnipeg Labour Council says she plans to resign after alleging her male colleagues in the labour movement bullied her, made sexist remarks and pressured her to quit.

2 injured in a 2-alarm fire near Bathurst and St. Clair

Two people are injured after a 2-alarm fire in the Bathurst Street and St. Clair Avenue West area, police said.

Leafs get back on track with convincing win over Sabres

John Tavares and Auston Matthews each had a goal and assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs won for just the second time in six games, beating the Buffalo Sabres 4-2 on Wednesday night.

New Zealand bans semi-automatic, assault rifles after mosque shootings

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says military style semi-automatics and assault rifles will be banned under stronger new gun laws following the killing of 50 people in the country's worst mass shooting.

Police search for suspect after teen shot in Malvern park

Toronto police are searching for a suspect after a teen suffered multiple gunshot wounds in Scarborough Wednesday night. 

Thousands expected in Christchurch for Friday prayers one week after mass shooting

The imam of one of two mosques attacked last week says he expects thousands of people will come together in Christchurch for Friday prayers, including many from out of town.

Canada's Auger-Aliassime clinches berth in Miami Open main draw

Montreal's Felix Auger-Aliassime defeated Paolo Lorenzi of Italy 7-6 (1), 6-2 in the second and final round of qualifying for the Miami Open on Wednesday. As seeded players, fellow Canadians Denis Shapovalov and Milos Raonic received byes.
Metro Matters

B.C. government calls Maple Ridge's bluff in unending homeless camp conflict

The B.C. government seems to have both solved a housing problem and escalated a dispute with the City of Maple Ridge. 

Mississauga just got one step closer to leaving Peel Region

Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie's bid for the city of nearly 800,000 to separate from Peel Region won the support of council on Wednesday.

New Zealand mosque shootings: First funerals begin

Victims of the two mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand were laid to rest, while many more families — whose religion requires prompt burial — are still waiting.

Britain’s Brexit delay request gets tentative, conditional EU approval

The EU is open to a Brexit deadline delay, but has demands of its own before it officially signs off.

19-year-old not covered for costly treatment for rare disease

Rebecca Van Fraassen’s family is just one many advocating for government help in paying for treatments for rare diseases, some of which can reach above $1 million per year.

Canadian cities, provinces react to federal budget's $2.2 billion for municipalities

Canadian municipalities saw a $2.2 billion jump in federal funding in the 2019 budget. Cities welcomed the funding bump, some provincial governments did not.

Liberal party tension keeps House focus on SNC-Lavalin, off 2019 budget

Questions about departed ministers and a Liberal MP who left the party have sidelined discussion about yesterday's federal budget.

Edmonton veers toward 40 km/h speed limit on local residential roads

The speed limit on local, residential roads may be lowered to 40 km/h in the near future since city council’s community and public services committee agreed Wednesday to draft a framework to change the limit from the current 50 km/h.

CBC Vancouver News at 6

CBC Vancouver News team gets the story beyond the headlines

Jones-Laing pairing off to quick start at mixed doubles nationals

Former Olympic women's champ Jennifer Jones and her husband Brent Laing were one of 12 teams leading the way at 2-0 midway through the second day of the Canadian mixed doubles curling championship.

Saskatchewan Budget 2019: New $3K tax credit for volunteer firefighters and emergency medical crews

The government says last year's Humboldt Broncos bus collision brought the province's volunteer first responders "into sharp focus."

Former B.C. prisoner says no addiction help available as he feared return behind bars

Former B.C. prisoner says, despite repeatedly asking for help with his addiction for more than 10 years, he wasn't given the opportunity to receive treatment.

Cyclone Idai shows 'reality of climate change,' says Sask. man who has worked in Mozambique

A Saskatoon man with close ties to Mozambique says one way to support the country after the devastating cyclone is to support efforts to fight climate change.

Watch the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships

Watch the best figure skaters in the world compete at the 2019 World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama, Japan.