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The Trudeau government is moving ahead with its plan to put a price on carbon emissions. In the process, it's directly taking on federal Conservatives and the four premiers who oppose carbon pricing by promising to give the money back to taxpayers in those provinces.

10/23/2018 3:47:38 PM

Air pollution

While opponents to a carbon tax call it a cash-grab, economists say it's the best way to cheaply reduce emissions.

10/23/2018 4:01:19 PM

The Jamal I Knew

Hours after the Turkish president accused Saudi Arabia of carefully plotting the "savage murder" of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, U.S. President Donald Trump weighed in to say that while he is still waiting for a full report, he thinks the Saudis engaged in "the worst coverup ever."

10/23/2018 3:53:40 AM

Yvonne Clark

In an annual report on the state of public health in Canada, the country's chief public health officer said that for many years, life expectancy has been "steadily increasing." But the opioid crisis is expected to stop that progress in its tracks.

10/23/2018 11:36:24 AM

The National

Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News

10/23/2018 7:00:00 PM


Canadians are buying more cars than almost ever before, but a closer look reveals they’re taking longer and longer to pay them off, too.

10/23/2018 2:00:00 AM


Hurricane Willa roared over an offshore penal colony and closed in on Mexico's Pacific coast with 195 km/h winds, threatening a major resort area along with fishing villages and farms before making landfall along the coast.

10/22/2018 11:20:34 PM

Mystery Shopper Researchers Telco Retailers

Mystery shoppers who paid 36 visits to major cellphone retailers in the Ottawa area say they encountered a general lack of knowledge, misinformation, and a total lack of adequate information in writing.

10/23/2018 3:00:00 AM


The large caravan of migrants and refugees making its way toward Mexico and the United States is garnering a lot of attention and anger from Donald Trump. Many North Americans had never heard of these caravans until this year. But they are not new.

10/23/2018 2:24:58 PM

Trudeau Carbon Tax 20181023

The federal Liberal government will slap a carbon tax on fuels in provinces and territories with no adequate emissions pricing plans, but will send annual rebates to Canadian families to offset most of the added costs of this climate-change fighting plan.

10/23/2018 6:24:57 AM

APTOPIX Turkey Saudi Missing Writer

This is a lesson about rising global impunity on the part of criminal dictatorships. Failure to stop this menace means that the arbitrary violence of authoritarian states will creep — indeed, will continue to creep — into the heart of democracies

10/23/2018 9:31:29 AM


The outdoor recreation gear and clothing retailer is promising to increase the diversity of people represented in its advertising after being called out on social media.

10/23/2018 7:31:16 AM


A closer look at the day's most notable stories with The National's Jonathon Gatehouse: EU and Italy's new populist government battle over budgets; in the U.S. there's a growing backlash against gerrymandering heading into midterms; Yukon's huge glaciers are shrinking and researchers are worried.

10/23/2018 11:49:14 AM

Financial Markets Wall Street

North American benchmark stock indexes saw more big declines on Tuesday — an occurrence that's becoming all too familiar — and analysts say the list of risks facing investors is growing.

10/23/2018 1:25:38 PM

Oldest intact shipwreck

A team of maritime archaeologists, scientists and surveyors has discovered what it believes to be the world's oldest intact shipwreck — a Greek trading vessel whose design had previously been seen only on ancient pottery.

10/23/2018 7:26:53 AM