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Eric Belec, Tadoussac ferry victim

Eyewitnesses say the crash that killed 40-year-old Éric Belec could have been much worse if he hadn't warned bystanders by honking and swerving.


Breakdancing and three other sports have taken another step toward appearing at the Paris 2024 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday voted in favour of their inclusion.

Immigration Children Detained

U.S. government officials say they've moved more than 100 kids back to a remote border facility where lawyers reported detained children were caring for each other and had inadequate food, water and sanitation.

Carbon Tax 20190625

While attacking premiers who refuse to adopt a carbon tax, Canada's environment minister today announced millions of dollars in funding for energy retrofits in schools in provinces that have resisted or abandoned the Liberal climate change plan.


Masai Ujiri calls other teams expressing interest in him a "blessing," but he says he is happy in Toronto, has been able to grow with the Raptors, and his two kids are Canadian.

Trump New Accuser

U.S. President Donald Trump said Monday a New York-based advice columnist who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in a department store in the mid-1990s is not his "type."

Jussie Smollett

Chicago police have released more than 1,000 files from the investigation into Jussie Smollett's claim he was attacked by two men, including video footage that for the first time shows the Empire actor with a thin, white rope wrapped around his neck that he told detectives was a noose.

Doug Mills

Conklin business owners say they're being forced to take the law into their own hands to deal with escalating property crime and it could end in tragedy.


Ontario's medical regulator has determined an Ottawa man committed professional misconduct by using his own sperm to inseminate several patients and using the wrong sperm with several others while he was a practising fertility doctor.

right whale necropsy

The second critically endangered North Atlantic right whale to be found dead in Canadian waters this year has been towed to Cape Breton to be examined.

Sarah Longman

The grounds housing a cemetery where Indigenous children who died while attending Regina's Indian Industrial School (RIIS) are buried will soon be transferred from the federal government to a group sworn to protect the sacred land, more than 100 years after the residential school closed. 

Iran Persian Gulf Tensions

Iran has criticized new U.S. sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic's supreme leader and other top officials, saying Tuesday the measures spell the "permanent closure" for diplomacy between the two nations.

Eel Farming

An undercover investigation by Canada's Department of Fisheries and Oceans into a $1.3-million poaching case is uncovering a little-known but enormously lucrative fishery with a global reach.

Ont Enhanced Licences 20190514

Canada's border agency is still using Perceptics' licence plate reader equipment — even after the company fell victim to a recent malicious cyberattack in the U.S.

NuScale Truck Transport

The federal government thinks small modular reactors (SMR) that generate nuclear power will play a critical role in reducing greenhouse gas emissions and moving Canada toward a low-carbon future. Here’s what you need to know about them.

Royal Ascent 20190621

Legislative changes that would have made it harder for a future prime minister to reverse Senate reforms have fallen through — raising the question of how much longer today's more independent, non-partisan chamber might last.

Kandahar Cenotaph - Families

A battlefield cenotaph that became a focus of hurt and outrage for families of soldiers killed in Afghanistan will be rededicated in a public ceremony this summer, CBC News has learned.

Terrestrial Energy

Canada is positioning itself up to be a leader in a new age of nuclear power by exploring the use of small modular reactors. While the technology is still years away from being built, it's renewing long-held concerns by some about radioactive waste and accidents.

hanadi saad

A workshop in Montreal started with a guided meditation and a short discussion about how to cope emotionally with Quebec's new secularism law, but it's clear the 20 or so Muslim women there weren't ready to relax.


Canadian David Saint-Jacques, Russian Oleg Kononenko and American Anne McClain have landed in Kazakhstan in a Soyuz capsule after the 6½-hour return trip to Earth from the International Space Station.

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A tiny terrier is home safe in Saanich, B.C., after getting the better of rescuers in a four-day adventure that included a swim to an island and back. 

Indigenous Languages 20190625

Let the Languages Live conference brings together 1,000 delegates from 20 countries with the aim of revitalizing Indigenous languages.

BC Sawmill Closure softwood lumber sawmill

Another sawmill company has announced that one of its B.C. operations is shutting down, adding to the growing list of mill closures or slowdowns across the province.

Rainbow Crosswalk

The crosswalk would cost approximately $15,000 to install and would be located on Minoru Boulevard close to Richmond Centre and the library. 

Milennium Line

TransLink is scheduled to make an announcement Thursday morning on the results of its Late Night Transit Service Review, with significant increases in night service expected.

Kathryn Loewen, Control Mobile

Kathryn Loewen says investors conspired to push Control Mobile Inc. into receivership before they bought her intellectual property and assets in a foreclosure sale for $1.8 million — and then had the company appraised at close to $90 million.

Blair Qualey

Buyers who ordered cars before the province's cut-off date of June 22 will be eligible under former incentives.

pender harbour cecil hill wildfire aircraft fire retardant

The B.C. Wildfire Service says the fire on Cecil Hill broke out late Monday afternoon. 

Cecil Rhodes Sign

The Vancouver School Board voted unanimously Monday evening to remove a sign commemorating Cecil Rhodes, a businessman and politician who controlled and exploited southern Africa during the British Empire.


When it comes to eating out in Metro Vancouver, there’s no shortage of places to find dim sum, sushi, and Western-style grill — but usually not all at the same place.

Broken fishway Bonaparte River

The Bonaparte Indian Band, Secwepemc Fisheries Commission and the Deparment of Fisheries and Oceans Canada are working together to catch salmon and transport them around a broken fishway on the Bonaparte River, so they can reach their spawning grounds. 

Float Plane Crash West Kelowna

Police say the pilot mistakenly tried to land on the water with the wheels down, which caused the plane to flip into the lake.

APTOPIX Time Fall Back

B.C. Premier John Horgan says it's time to consider it as legislators in Washington, Oregon and California are pushing to dump the clock change.

black bear burnaby bc conservation

Police and conservation officers are trying to find an aggressive black bear on Burnaby Mountain after it attacked two people Monday afternoon.

Jimmy Forster

A B.C. man with severe asthma has filed a constitutional challenge against the federal government's new law on mandatory roadside breath tests.

LNG Canada Kitimat project

The federal government is pumping $275 million into LNG Canada's $40 billion liquefied natural gas project in Kitmat, B.C.

STRACHAN ev charging stations

FortisBC claims an end to ‘range anxiety’ is in sight as new electric vehicle supercharging stations begin to open across the southern Interior of the province. Two are now open at the Kelowna City Airport, with another 15 set to open by the end of 2019.


A chaotic and angry scene unfolded in front of Surrey RCMP headquarters Monday morning where dozens of people for and against the raising of a Pride flag took turns shouting each other down and waving signs.


Lawyers for Meng Wanzhou say it would be in "Canada's national interests" to drop extradition proceedings against the Huawei executive.

lions bay sea to sky fire

Crews have contained a small wildfire that broke out along Highway 99 between Horseshoe Bay and Lions Bay on Sunday morning.

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APTOPIX Stanley Cup Blues Bruins Hockey

The Blues signed coach Craig Berube to a three-year contract extension Tuesday after he led St. Louis to its first Stanley Cup championship in his first season in charge.


A Vancouver Canucks 50th anniversary celebration, the annual Hockey Day in Canada and an outdoor game in Regina mark Canadian highlights on the 2019-20 NHL schedule.


Breakdancing and three other sports have taken another step toward appearing at the Paris 2024 Olympics after the International Olympic Committee on Tuesday voted in favour of their inclusion.


Brooks Orpik called it a career Tuesday after 15 bruising NHL seasons in which he established himself as a big-hitting, shutdown defenceman and won the Stanley Cup twice.


Masai Ujiri calls other teams expressing interest in him a "blessing," but he says he is happy in Toronto, has been able to grow with the Raptors, and his two kids are Canadian.


When Janine Beckie and not Christine Sinclair walked to the penalty spot Monday in Canada's Women's World Cup loss to Sweden with a chance to tie the game at 1-1, many wondered why.


When 16th overall pick Alex Newhook filled out a questionnaire at the recent NHL draft in Vancouver, one of his answers got a lot of attention.


The Vegas Golden Knights have signed high-scoring forward William Karlsson to an eight-year contract. The deal has an average annual value of $5.9 million US. Karlsson could have become a restricted free agent July 1.


Marcus Stroman likes pitching in the Bronx, and he'd love it even more if he wasn't facing the Bombers. Asked Monday about trade speculation connecting him and New York, Stroman stopped short of saying he was hopeful for a deal but insisted he could handle the city's notoriously tough stage

BKN NBA Finals Raptors 20190616

Toronto Raptors forward Pascal Siakam won the NBA's most improved player award. Siakam beat out D'Angelo Russell of the Brooklyn Nets and De'Aaron Fox of the Sacramento Kings for the honour on Monday night. He is the first Raptor to earn the award.


Canada knows all about Sweden. Two of the pioneers of the women's game, these two have been slugging it out for decades. What we witnessed in Paris should have surprised no one who follows the game.


Canada's campaign for the Women's World Cup ended Monday with a disappointing 1-0 loss to Sweden that saw the Canadians miss a chance to tie the game from the penalty spot.


The United States needed two Megan Rapinoe penalties, one of them controversial, to beat Spain 2-1 on Monday and set up a quarter-final clash with hosts France at the women's World Cup.


A billboard near Los Angeles urges NBA Finals MVP and pending free agent Kawhi Leonard to abdicate his "King of the North" throne in Toronto and become the "King of SoCal" with the Clippers. Leonard, 27, averaged 30.5 points in the playoffs.

BKO Nurse Canada 20190624

Fresh off coaching the Toronto Raptors to the NBA championship, Nick Nurse will now try to lead the Canadian men's team into the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.


NBA Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard will decline his player option with the Toronto Raptors but is "seriously considering" returning to the NBA champs, according to sources.

Blue Jays Red Sox Baseball

Hall of Fame pitcher turned broadcaster Dennis Eckersley isn't a fan of Toronto Blue Jays starter Marcus Stroman and his behaviour on the mound, but Stroman doesn't care.


Lucas Cavallini and Jonathan David each scored three goals and Canada breezed to a 7-0 victory over Cuba on Sunday in the first game of a CONCACAF Gold Cup doubleheader at Bank of America Stadium.

NHL Olympics Hockey

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and union chief Don Fehr are in favor of rebooting the World Cup of Hockey tournament and holding it every four years. The stumbling block to laying out a long-term calendar of international competition, however, revolves around the hot-button topic of the NHL competing at the Winter Olympics after skipping out on South Korea last year.


Italy will host the 2026 Olympics in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, taking the Winter Games to the Alpine country for the second time in 20 years. Italy last hosted in Turin in 2006, and the Alpine ski resort Cortina previously hosted the Winter Games in 1956.

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