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CBC | Top Stories News

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Alberta RCMP link four Calgary murders in 1970s to American serial killer
Photographs of four young women.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 20:34:31 EDT

Hospital food has a bad reputation. A chef reimagined it — with a focus on healing
A shot of Korean gochujang bowl, surrounded by bowls of cauliflower and grapes, as well as glasses of milk and coffee.Vancouver General Hospital launched a six-month pilot project with chef Ned Bell to overhaul the facility's meals and deliver a healthier, tastier menu.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 16:57:14 EDT

What exactly are 'zombie' fires, and how are they affecting wildfires this spring?
Smoke rises from the snow in a forested area.  The wildfire season is off to an early start in some parts of Canada — partially due to what are sometimes called "zombie fires" that have carried over from last year. Here's what we know about them.
Published: Sat, 18 May 2024 04:00:00 EDT

Critics slam review of Canadian forestry giant's sustainability credentials, asserting conflict of interest
The cut ends of stacks of cedar planks, marked with the number 16, are shown. Canadian forestry giant Paper Excellence won't have its sustainability certification revoked by the world's premier forestry credentialing body after a review — a process critics and experts say appears to have been rife with conflicts of interest and far from independent.
Published: Sat, 18 May 2024 04:00:00 EDT

Ontario's first measles death in decades offers grim reminder that unvaccinated kids are at risk
Colorized transmission electron micrograph of a measles virus particle.
Published: Sun, 10 Dec 2023 04:04:20 EST

Top-ranked golfer Scottie Scheffler charged with assault after officer dragged, plays Friday at PGA Championship
A male golfer is seen looking on after a shot.Masters champion Scottie Scheffler was arrested Friday morning on his way to the PGA Championship in Louisville, Ky., with stunning images showing him handcuffed as he was taken to jail for not following police orders during a pedestrian fatality investigation.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 07:59:46 EDT

CBC | World News

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WATCH | Indian opposition parties court votes in secular south
Three people hold hands in the air and smile.The coalition of opposition parties, headed by Congress Party Leader Rahul Gandhi, is courting votes for India's massive election in the more educated and secular-minded south, where many voters say they don't like Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mixing of religion and politics.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 22:51:56 EDT

Canada sanctions 'extremist' Israeli settlers
A small girl looks out of a broken window.Canada is imposing sanctions on "extremist" Israeli settlers in the West Bank, Global Affairs Canada announced Thursday.
Published: Thu, 16 May 2024 14:10:36 EDT

Shooting of PM blamed on 'lone wolf' amid tensions in polarized Slovakia
A man lies on the ground with his arms behind his back as three men stand over him. Other men stand nearby with the word "Policia" visible on their shirts.Slovak authorities have charged a man with attempting to assassinate Prime Minister Robert Fico, saying the suspect acted alone in a politically motivated attack that laid bare the extreme polarization that has gripped the small central European country.
Published: Thu, 16 May 2024 07:20:59 EDT

Texas thunderstorms kill at least 4, power could be out for weeks
A transmission tower lies on its side next to a row of still-standing towers that stretches into the distance.Power outages could last weeks in parts of Houston after thunderstorms with hurricane-force winds tore through the city and knocked out electricity to nearly a million homes and businesses.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 07:16:33 EDT

Slovak PM gravely injured in assassination attempt but 'will survive,' deputy says
Half a dozen security guards in black suits run around a black Audi in the chaotic aftermath of a shooting.Slovakia's populist Prime Minister Robert Fico was shot multiple times and gravely wounded Wednesday, but his deputy prime minister said he believed Fico would survive.
Published: Wed, 15 May 2024 09:42:00 EDT

Zelenskyy postpones foreign travel amid Russian offensive in northeast Ukraine
Ukrainian forces use a multiple-rocket launcher to fire toward Russian positions in the Kharkiv region on Wednesday.Ukrainian forces withdrew from some parts of the country's northeast and battled Russian troops in other areas Wednesday, as Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's decision to postpone all his upcoming foreign trips underscored the seriousness of the threat his soldiers face.
Published: Wed, 15 May 2024 08:29:17 EDT

CBC | Business News

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Quebec to force gas stations to report their prices. Will it lower fuel costs?
A person places a gas pump in their car.Quebec will abolish a floor on gas prices and institue a price registry to try to improve the competitiveness of the fuel market.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 12:35:29 EDT

U.S. raises tariffs significantly on EVs, other goods from China
A worker is shown examining the inner workings of the front of an automobile in a factory setting.The U.S. plans to slap new tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles, advanced batteries, solar cells, steel, aluminum and medical equipment — an election-year move that's likely to increase friction between the world's two largest economies.
Published: Tue, 14 May 2024 09:47:31 EDT

Customers are fed up with anti-theft measures at stores. Retailers say organized crime is to blame
Susan Dennison with a shopping cart at a Fortinos grocery store. Some retailers are beefing up anti-theft measures, such as locking the wheels on shopping carts, that have raised the ire of shoppers. Loblaw and an industry group says retailers are fighting a rise in organized crime.
Published: Thu, 16 May 2024 04:00:00 EDT

Canada's next EV supply chain plant landing in Port Colborne, Ont.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau (left to right), Honda executive Toshihiro Mibe and Ontario Premier Doug Ford walk along an assembly line at an event announcing plans for a Honda electric vehicle battery plant in Alliston, Ont. on Thursday, April 25, 2024.The next Ontario community to share in Honda Canada's $15-billion investment to establish a Canadian electric vehicle supply chain will be Port Colborne, in Niagara Region. Company executives are expected to join Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Ontario Premier Doug Ford at the official announcement on Tuesday.
Published: Mon, 13 May 2024 11:21:34 EDT

OpenAI previews chatbot with real-time voice capabilities
A logo is shown, reading OpenAi and displaying a circuit board.ChatGPT maker OpenAI said on Monday it would release a new AI model called GPT-4o, capable of realistic voice conversation and able to interact across text and image, its latest move to stay ahead in a race to dominate the emerging technology.
Published: Tue, 14 May 2024 07:49:07 EDT

Minister suggests Canada is considering tariffs on Chinese EVs following U.S. move
W man in a dark suit gestures with his hand has he speaks. A pair of Canadian flags are draped in the background.Canada’s industry minister says Ottawa is “considering all measures” after the U.S. announced it would be hiking tariffs on Chinese electric vehicles and other related goods.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 14:57:13 EDT

CBC | Arts News

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Michael Bublé joins Snoop Dogg as new judge on The Voice
A smiling man wearing a blue suit is shown. Michael Bublé is taking his seat at The Voice this fall. The Spicy Margarita singer has been announced as a judge on the upcoming season of the singing competition series, alongside fellow newcomer Snoop Dogg.
Published: Mon, 13 May 2024 15:33:41 EDT

Prolific 'king of B movies' filmmaker Roger Corman dead at 98
Filmmaker Roger Corman.Low-budget cinema maestro Roger Corman, who cranked out hundreds of outrageous films over six decades and helped launch the careers of acclaimed directors Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, James Cameron and Ron Howard, died on Thursday at age 98, family members said.
Published: Sun, 12 May 2024 13:27:38 EDT

I Saw the TV Glow's director might be a genius. That doesn't mean the movie is
Two teenagers sit in a dark room. Behind them is a fish tank lit up green. I Saw the TV Glow is beautiful and deliberately crafted by its director Jane Schoenbrun. But depending on who's watching, the mystery at its heart is either too obvious, or too inscrutable to justify more than 30 minutes.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 04:00:00 EDT

New Doctor Who actor Ncuti Gatwa on 'the tragedy and the depth' of his version of The Doctor
A man wearing a brown leather coat stands in the snow.As the fifteenth incarnation of the famous Time Lord, Scottish actor Ncuti Gatwa talks about the tone this new season sets, and the changes coming to the beloved character.
Published: Sat, 11 May 2024 04:00:00 EDT

Alice Munro, Canadian author who mastered the short story, dead at 92
A woman with white hair wearing a black cardigan smiles for a photo in front of a bookcase in her home.Alice Munro, the Canadian author who won the Nobel Prize in Literature and was acclaimed for blending ordinary lives with extraordinary themes, has died at the age of 92.
Published: Tue, 14 May 2024 12:30:18 EDT

Director Mohammad Rasoulof flees prison sentence in Iran ahead of Cannes film premiere
A close up photo of a man standing outside is shown.After being sentenced to eight years in prison, the award-winning Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof says he's fled to Europe shortly ahead of the Cannes Film Festival premiere of his latest film.
Published: Mon, 13 May 2024 14:44:49 EDT

CBC | NHL News

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Canucks pull off wild comeback in 5-4 win over Oilers
A hockey player wearing blue celebrates after scoring goal.The Vancouver Canucks pulled off an unlikely comeback, coming from three goals down to win 5-4 against the Edmonton Oilers in Game 1 of their playoff series on Wednesday.
Published: Thu, 09 May 2024 01:26:26 EDT

Bouchard scores late as Oilers even series with 3-2 win over Canucks
Two hockey players battle for the puck.Evan Bouchard scored the game-winning goal with 38.1 seconds on the game clock and the Edmonton Oilers edged the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 in Game 4 of their second-round playoff series on Tuesday.
Published: Wed, 15 May 2024 00:54:29 EDT

Maple Leafs name 2019 Stanley Cup winner Craig Berube as head coach
A men's head coach stares ahead during a game.Craig Berube has been handed the keys to the Toronto Maple Leafs. It will be up to the 58-year-old to deliver something the Original Six franchise hasn't experienced in more than a generation — sustained playoff success.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 17:17:42 EDT

Goalie's pink paisley T-shirt becomes unlikely addition to Canucks' fashion lineup
Goalie Arturs Silovs wearing a salmon-coloured shirt holding hockey stick When the Vancouver Canucks’ third-line goalie Arturs Silovs wore a salmon-coloured, paisley-pattern T-shirt made by Hugo Boss to practice, it was initially mocked by some players — including J.T. Miller, who stole the garment and wore it over his pads. Now the Canucks are selling their own version of the shirt.
Published: Fri, 10 May 2024 16:03:46 EDT

Oilers tie series with Bouchard's OT winner over Canucks
Hockey players celebrate while a goalie skates off sadly.Evan Bouchard scored 5:38 into overtime and the Edmonton Oilers bounced back for a 4-3 win over the Vancouver Canucks in the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs on Friday.
Published: Sat, 11 May 2024 01:54:02 EDT

'I want to win a Stanley Cup': Sens coach Travis Green unveils plan for success
Two men in suits stand next to each other and hold a black, red and white hockey jersey in front of them.After seven straight playoff misses for the Ottawa Senators, new head coach Travis Green says he welcomes the pressure that comes with getting them there.
Published: Thu, 09 May 2024 04:00:00 EDT

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Critics slam review of Canadian forestry giant's sustainability credentials, asserting conflict of interest
The cut ends of stacks of cedar planks, marked with the number 16, are shown. Canadian forestry giant Paper Excellence won't have its sustainability certification revoked by the world's premier forestry credentialing body after a review — a process critics and experts say appears to have been rife with conflicts of interest and far from independent.
Published: Sat, 18 May 2024 04:00:00 EDT

Intelligence chief warns Canadians that China can use TikTok to spy on them
The app logo of TikTok is seen on a cellphone that is resting on a computer keyboard.In some of his most hawkish comments to date, the head of Canada's intelligence agency is warning Canadians — including teenagers — against using the wildly popular video app TikTok.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 04:00:56 EDT

Ontario child's death from measles is 1st in province since 1989, public health says
A colourized electron transmission micrograph of measles virus particles. In a report published Thursday, Public Health Ontario said the child was not vaccinated against the highly infectious respiratory virus. It's the first recorded death from measles in the province since 1989, as far back as Ontario's data goes.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 07:29:17 EDT

Former riding president alleges meddling in Conservative GTA nomination
A man in a suit shakes the hand of a woman wearing slacks and a black sweater in front of a blue background.A former Conservative is accusing party brass of blocking him from running to be nominated as a candidate in the next election. Anthony Yacub, 24, said he believes the party made him ineligible for the nomination in order to run a “star” candidate in the riding.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 11:54:45 EDT

Alberta RCMP link four Calgary murders in 1970s to American serial killer
Photographs of four young women.Alberta RCMP have linked four murders five decades ago to serial sexual offender and killer Gary Allen Srery, who died in an Idaho prison in 2011. Investigators believe Srery may be responsible for other homicides that remain unsolved.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 09:42:55 EDT

Extra police, power generators sent to help secure evacuated Fort Nelson, B.C.
Plumes of red and grey smoke rise from behind a backyard and a shed.
Published: Thu, 28 Dec 2023 16:48:40 EST

CBC | Toronto News

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Supreme Court upholds 2 manslaughter convictions for 2013 homicide
A sign for the Supreme Court of Canada is seen in front of the lawn of the courthouse in Ottawa.In a 3-2 decision, the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld manslaughter convictions for Emanuel Lozada and Victor Ramos, related to a 2013 homicide in downtown Toronto. 
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 10:43:01 EDT

Here's what's open in Toronto on Victoria Day weekend
Fireworks over a lake. Most grocery stores will be closed for Victoria Day 2024 in Toronto, but you can still catch fireworks and check out plenty of attractions on Monday.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 15:36:14 EDT

Shoppers Drug Mart faces backlash for 'volunteer' job posting. Loblaw says it was an error
A Shoppers Drug Mart location is pictured at the intersection of on King & Peter streets in downtown Toronto. People wearing winter clothing are walking on the sidewalk in front of the store.A Shoppers Drug Mart pharmacy in downtown Toronto is facing backlash over a now-deleted job posting for a “volunteer” position in the store. The job posting on LinkedIn listed duties including assisting customers, restocking shelves, and organizing inventory — all for zero compensation.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 05:00:00 EDT

Toronto eliminated from PWHL playoffs after surrendering 2-0 series lead to Minnesota
Hockey players celebrate together after a goalTaylor Heise scored twice, including the winner in the third period, as Minnesota downed Toronto 4-1 on Friday to win a best-of-five Professional Women's Hockey League semifinal 3-2.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 22:27:15 EDT

Feds reject Toronto's request to decriminalize simple possession of illicit drugs
A woman in a blue blazer speaks into a microhpone. Two Canadian flags are draped in the background.The federal government has rejected a request from Toronto to decriminalize the possession of small amounts of illegal drugs for personal use within the city.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 17:57:17 EDT

Longtime Toronto city councillor Jaye Robinson dies at 61
Coun. Jaye Robinson.The Midtown councillor was previously diagnosed with breast cancer.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 11:27:48 EDT

CBC | Technology News

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New $25M facility allows Canada's ocean scientists, military to share research
Two bright headlights of a remotely operated vehicle shine underwater.A new marine research centre has opened in Dartmouth, N.S., to co-ordinate the sophisticated underwater platforms used by Canada to gather ocean data.
Published: Tue, 14 May 2024 05:00:00 EDT

Recent solar storm and eclipse are reminders we live in the sun's embrace
The silhouette of a person standing in front of a wide open sky as they view the northern lights through their camera lens where vibrant green light patterns make up most of the sky with a bit of violet colour underneath it too. We live in the sun's vast solar environment which occasionally puts us directly in the path of powerful outbursts emanating from its surface to create dazzling displays of northern lights.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 15:36:26 EDT

Chunk of space debris lands in Sask. farm field
Saskatchewan farmer Barry Sawchuk recently discovered this 40-kilogram piece of space debris on his land. He plans to seel it to raise money for his local hocket rink.As a farmer in rural Saskatchewan, Barry Sawchuk is used to removing rocks and weeds from his fields. But he recently discovered a two-metre wide, 40-kilogram heap of twisted, burnt metal.
Published: Wed, 15 May 2024 07:00:00 EDT

B.C. imposes new rules on boaters to stop spread of parasite
A brown spotted fish swims in a white basin, surrounded by sediment. British Columbia's chief veterinarian has issued an order making it illegal to transport boats or other watercraft without removing the drain plug to prevent the spread of whirling disease.
Published: Thu, 16 May 2024 22:34:26 EDT

‘Blue roof’ technology helps buildings go green
A water storage container sits on top of a roof. As communities seek new ways to adapt to climate change, 'blue roof' technology — which involves storing thousands of gallons of rainwater on the roof — is emerging as one way to help reduce flood risk, reuse water and reduce heating and cooling costs.
Published: Sun, 12 May 2024 22:14:23 EDT

Annual flowers are more popular with bees than scientists realized
A predominantly black bee holds a bubble of water in its mouth. It is sitting on a pink flower petal.Flowers that bloom for only one year are thought of as a 'pollinator desert,' but new research published today in the Journal of Economic Entomology suggests some annuals might be more popular among pollinators than scientists realized.
Published: Mon, 13 May 2024 10:00:00 EDT

CBC | Sports News

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Armed with new Canadian mark, shot putter Mitton chasing big throws on Diamond League circuit
A smiling Canadian women's athlete, with her red hair in a pony tail, claps her hands during the shot put event at the World Athletics Indoor Championships on March 1, 2024 in Glasgow. Sarah Mitton of Brooklyn, N.S., returns to the Diamond League professional circuit this Sunday in Marrakech, Morocco, eight days after raising her women's shot put national record to 20.68 metres. She says her "entire focus" is on the Paris Olympics in August.
Published: Sat, 18 May 2024 04:00:00 EDT

Canadian women score straight-sets win over Dominican Republic in Volleyball Nations League
Volleyball players celebrate after scoring.Canada earned a straight-sets victory over the Dominican Republic in Volleyball Nations League play Thursday night. The Canadian women won the opening set 25-20 and the second set 25-21 before edging the Dominican Republic 25-22 in the third to clinch the win.
Published: Thu, 16 May 2024 22:49:02 EDT

Top draft pick and new coach: PWHL New York GM has a long off-season to-do list
Hockey players in teal jerseys that say New York on the front celebrate on the ice.Choosing a new head coach and first-overall draft pick are on Pascal Daoust's priority list this summer.
Published: Thu, 16 May 2024 04:00:00 EDT

Canadian decathlete Pierce LePage not defending Hypo Meeting title this weekend
A Canadian men's decathlete, dressed in a light and dark blue singlet, extends his right arm while preparing to throw a javelin at the Hypo Meeting in Gotzis, Austria on May 28, 2023. Pierce LePage, the reigning world decathlon champion from Whitby, Ont., will not return to the Hypo Meeting this weekend in Götzis, Austria, to defend his title.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 17:09:31 EDT

Montreal's PWHL team reflects on 'special' 1st season after playoff exit
On the left, PWHL Montreal captain Marie-Philippe Poulin speaks to the media, on the right a shot of the team saluting fans after a gameDespite a heartbreaking semifinal defeat featuring three straight overtime losses to Boston, PWHL Montreal's players say the fan support they received during the league's first season will be their most lasting memory.
Published: Fri, 17 May 2024 18:24:16 EDT

Canadian women grab 2 wins on opening day of final Olympic 3x3 basketball qualifier
Four Canadian 3x3 basketball women's athletes wearing red and white jerseys huddle on the court during a spot in play at a last-chance Olympic qualifying tournament on May 16, 2024 in Debrecen, Hungary.Canada began play with mixed results Thursday at a last-chance Olympic 3x3 basketball qualification tournament in Debrecen, Hungary. The top-ranked women opened with victories over Chile and Lithuania, while the No. 15 men beat Spain and lost to Egypt.
Published: Thu, 16 May 2024 14:39:27 EDT

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