3 top officials shot dead by guards ahead of Afghan vote

Three top Kandahar province officials were killed by their own guards in an attack at a security meeting that also wounded three U.S. troops. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack ahead of parliamentary votes Saturday.

Trump threatens to close U.S. border with Mexico

President Donald Trump said Thursday he would deploy the U.S. military and close the border if Mexico did not move to halt large groups of migrants headed for the United States from Guatemala, Honduras and El Salvador.

Leafs' offence fizzles as Crosby's Penguins show defence is a winning strategy

Matt Murray made 38 saves for his first shutout of the season as the Pittsburgh Penguins snapped Toronto's five-game winning streak with a stifling 3-0 victory over the high-flying Maple Leafs on Thursday night.

Watch the Canad Inns Women's Curling Classic

CBC Sports will offer live-streaming coverage of the Canad Inns Women's Curling Classic from Portage la Prairie, Man., continuing on Thursday at 9:30 p.m. ET.

(Live at 9:30 pm ET) Canad Inns Women’s Curling Classic on CBC - Portage la Prairie

From the Portage Curling Club in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba, Canada

'A really, really significant sighting': Vancouver Island birdwatchers aflutter over unusual arrival

It's believed the pine bunting has never been seen south of Alaska — until this week.

Lineups continue at Calgary cannabis stores

Queues at two cannabis stores that opened on the first day of legalization were hundreds deep throughout the day Wednesday and it was a similar scene on Day 2 of legalization.

No designated minister for anglophones as Quebec premier vows to take on portfolio himself

Premier François Legault has not appointed a minister responsible for relations with Engish-speaking Quebecers — instead, taking on the position himself.
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'Beyond expectations': Booming sales at Winnipeg cannabis stores threaten supply

Cannabis retailer Delta 9 says if the current pace sales keeps up, they and other sellers in Manitoba could run out of supply in a week.

Role of new security guard at HSC emergency room unclear, MGEU argues

The union representing security officers at a Winnipeg hospital rocked by a series of violent assaults says another guard won't make a big difference because they cannot intervene physically.

Oblate religious order covered up decades of sexual abuse of First Nations children, victims allege

An investigation by Radio-Canada's investigative program Enquête has found generations of Innu and Atikamekw children, right up to the 1990s, were assaulted by Oblate missionaries posted in their remote Quebec communities.

Edmonton bar owner shares video showing police visits to his establishment.

Video provided by the owner of Edmonton bar Nyala shows instances when the police came to inspect the premises.

Frederick Banting's painting of the lab where he invented insulin part of auction preview

Frederick Banting invented insulin but he was more than just a Nobel prize-winning scientist. He was also an artist and he painted the lab where he made his famous discovery.

Oct. 18 Canadian ISIS fighters

What risk do returning Canadian ISIS fighters pose? Amarnath Amarasingam met with some of the detainees in Syria. Plus: the Power Panel on rock-bottom Canadian oil prices.

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CBC Montreal's Debra Arbec speaks with Christopher Skeete

Laval MNA Christopher Skeete will be François Legault's point-person in working with Quebec's English-speaking community.

Yellowknife's only retail cannabis store expects to sell out — again

Yellowknife residents who missed purchasing legal cannabis at the city’s only brick-and-mortar store will likely have to wait a few more days. The store’s supply of cannabis is expected to run out by Friday morning.

Talks break off between Leamington horsemen and province

Horsemen and OLG can't reach an equitable agreement for long-term funding.

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85% of first-time buyers spent max budget on real estate: CMHC

Most of first-time home buyers say they spent the most amount they could afford on housing according to a CMHC survey. Most of them were confident they'd have no problems making monthly mortgage payments.

Watch the 2018 Youth Olympic Games

Watch action from the 2018 Youth Olympic Games from Buenos Aires, Argentina. Canada has 72 athletes competing in the third edition of the Summer Games, which features sports ranging from track and field to break dancing.