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Ebola virus: What you need to know about the current outbreak

Ebola is far from new in Congo, but each appearance is still considered a crisis — one that needs to be quickly contained.<p>This most recent outbreak …

Disease

Wireless wars heat up as big telcos top up phone plans with bonus data

Wireless wars are heating up again with numerous telcos offering smartphone plans topped up with what many Canadians crave — extra data.<p>The standout …

Telecoms

World Cup preparations have Russians getting ready to smile and speak English

In light of Russia's near-pariah status in much of the Western world, many Russians are treating the 2018 World Cup soccer tournament as a chance to …

Russia

What's at stake in final Ontario leaders' debate?

Apparently her approach has worked.<p>Since that debate, the PCs' huge lead has collapsed, the NDP has experienced an unprecedented surge in popularity, …

Canada

Tiger Mother talks tribalism: Amy Chua on why U.S. society is slipping into perilous territory

If you've heard or uttered the words "Tiger Mom," then chances are you know who Amy Chua is.<p>But unless you're someone who happens to read popular …

Political Science

A whodunnit Down Under: Who smashed Canada's Inuit sculptures?

Call it the "Curious Case of the Bashed Bear and the Whacked Whale."<p>Two Inuit sculptures intended as Canada's gifts to New Zealand's prime minister …

New Zealand

High-tech production Frame by Frame lights up National Ballet

Director Robert Lepage first saw Norman McLaren's short animated films as a child, when they aired as part of <i>Hockey Night in Canada</i>. He was moved by …

Ballet

CBC News takes home 51 awards at 2018 RTDNA

​CBC News scooped up 51 awards on Saturday at the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) awards, honouring national and regional …

Canada

Harnessing the power of unpredictable millennial voters

In the final weeks before the provincial election, Ontario's political parties need to engage the group of voters who are now the biggest demographic …

Voting

CP Rail union formally serves strike notice

The strike notice comes a day after the Teamsters Canada Rail Conference rejected the company's latest contract offer.<p>"After workers at CP voted to …

Employment

Motive in Mississauga restaurant bombing still a mystery as police continue investigation

The owner of Bombay Bhel will spend part of his Saturday meeting with Peel police as officers continue to investigate the explosion that injured 15 …

Toronto

Horwath says political attacks she is facing make voters cynical about politics

Ontario's Liberal leader insists her attacks on the New Democrats are different from those of the Progressive Conservatives, though both are …

Canada

'It's the Wild West out here': Gulf Islanders raise alarm over too many whale-watching boats

Some residents of the southern Gulf Islands are worried too many whale-watching boats are chasing too few killer whales — stressing the already …

Whale Watching

North Korea's Kim meets with South's Moon for 2nd time

North Korean Leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met for the second time in a month on Saturday to discuss carrying out the …

North Korea

Why does Canada use more human plasma than almost any other country?

<i>This is an excerpt from Second Opinion, a weekly roundup of eclectic and under-the-radar health and medical science news emailed to subscribers every</i> …

Canada

DND doubles financial compensation for military who lose money on moving

The Department of National Defence has doubled the amount of compensation members can receive when they have to relocate, but admits it still has no …

Finance

Sex, lies and video: The story behind Alexa Emerson's 'rampage of social media terrorism'

First came the videos.<p>Leland Pearl of Saskatoon got one, which was sent from a fake email address. It showed an unknown man slapping Pearl's …

Criminal Sentencing

Woman stunned to receive 20-year-old bylaw ticket for off-leash dog that wasn't hers

A Toronto woman is bewildered after receiving a notice for an off-leash dog bylaw infraction dating back 20 years — especially since the dog wasn't …

Toronto

Tears, cheers and defiance follow Weinstein rape charges

From the tremendous relief and tears of complainants to the stern defence of his lawyer, reactions were swift on Friday after disgraced film producer …

Harvey Weinstein

Irish anti-abortion campaign concedes it has lost referendum

The main group opposing the liberalization of Ireland's abortion law conceded on Saturday that it has lost Friday's referendum on the issue by an …

Pro-life Movement

How a 9/11 Truther may be influencing which Ontario election videos you see

If you seek out Ontario election coverage on YouTube, you've no doubt come across a recommended list of material the video-sharing service suggests …

Social Media

No guarantee Ottawa can come to terms with Kinder Morgan over Trans Mountain, says Carr

Canada's natural resources minister says there's no guarantee that Ottawa can reach a deal with Kinder Morgan to keep the Trans Mountain pipeline …

Canada

Loonie sinks to two-week low: Is this the start of another big drop?

The Canadian dollar fell to a two-week low against the U.S. dollar on Friday as lower oil prices and global trade tensions continue to weigh on the …

Business (Canada)

Trump lawyer's selling of access to president unveils the murky world of lobbying

Donald Trump's embattled personal lawyer Michael Cohen sparked more controversy this month when it was revealed he was paid hundreds of thousands of …

Donald Trump

Canada's coolest summer job mixes adrenaline with reconciliation

Reconciliation<p>"I know that the governments have been working very hard on reconciliation," says Allison Baetz, left.<p>"So having this first station in …

Canada

The International Space Station returns to the night sky, and here's how you can see it

After a brief absence and some extremely early morning appearances, the International Space Station (ISS) returns to the night sky, and you can watch …

Space

The Trudeau government gets another chance to do election law reform right

Andrew Scheer suggested this week that Justin Trudeau is trying to "rig the next election."<p>It's quite a thing to say. In fact, it's just about the …

Canada

Justice minister's tweet on Boushie verdict inspired a wave of angry e-mails and letters

Hundreds of Canadians sent messages to the office of Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould after the minister posted a comment on Twitter about the …

Canada

What Trump's proposed auto tariff could mean for Canada

As with many of the trade actions announced by the Trump administration, the possible effects of his proposed Section 232 investigation of vehicle …

Automotive Industry

The National for May 25, 2018

Video<p>Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News<p>Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News …

Canada