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Firefighters struggle to contain wildfires in central Alberta | CBC News

Firefighters struggle to contain wildfires in central Alberta | CBC News

An evacuation order has been lifted after an out-of-control fire forced people from their homes in the central Alberta hamlet of Marlboro. The fire is now being held but high winds Monday morning could spread the flames, RCMP said. On Sunday, members of the small community west of Edson were told to leave their houses. Fire threatened several homes on the…
War photographer Lynsey Addario on what pulls her to some of the most dangerous places on the planet | CBC News

War photographer Lynsey Addario on what pulls her to some of the most dangerous...

(This story contains graphic imagery.) The most dangerous places on the planet exert an irresistible pull on Lynsey Addario. "It's impossible to turn away from this job, it's impossible to stop doing it," the celebrated war photographer says. Over the past 25 years Addario has shot stunning images for publications including The New York Times,…
Ford is cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs | CBC News

Ford is cutting 7,000 white-collar jobs | CBC News

Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10 per cent of its global workforce. The company has said it's undertaking a major restructuring, and on Monday said that it will have trimmed thousands of jobs by August. The company said the plan will save about $600 million US per year by eliminating bureaucracy…
This woman just flew across the Atlantic in that teeny, tiny airplane | CBC News

This woman just flew across the Atlantic in that teeny, tiny airplane | CBC...

Aarohi Pandit flew across the Atlantic Ocean in an ultralight aircraft and just arrived in Nunavut — and she says it was "like I'm riding on a white bird with long wings." The 23-year-old from Mumbai, India, has been flying since the age of 17. She's a commercial pilot at home, but recently decided to…
Canadian among 5 killed in private plane crash in Honduras | CBC News

Canadian among 5 killed in private plane crash in Honduras | CBC News

Five foreigners, including a Canadian pilot from B.C., died on Saturday when their private plane crashed into the sea shortly after taking off from Roatán island, a tourist destination on the Caribbean Sea coast of Honduras. Patrick Forseth, who also went by the name "Danny," is from B.C. but had been living in Honduras. Forseth was flying…
Anti-money laundering staff at Deutsche Bank flagged Trump, Kushner transactions: NYT | CBC News

Anti-money laundering staff at Deutsche Bank flagged Trump, Kushner transactions: NYT | CBC News

Anti-money laundering specialists at Deutsche Bank AG recommended in 2016 and 2017 that multiple transactions involving entities controlled by U.S. President Donald Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, be reported to a federal financial crimes watchdog, the New York Times reported on Sunday. The newspaper, citing five current and former Deutsche Bank employees, said executives…
Tweet from Trump: ‘If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran’ | CBC News

Tweet from Trump: ‘If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end...

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday that it will be the "official end of Iran" if the country threatens the United States again.  The inflammatory tweet comes as relationship between Washington and Tehran has become increasingly strained in recent weeks, raising concerns about a potential U.S.-Iran conflict. If Iran wants to fight, that will be the…
Our new Politics newsletter: What’s on your mind, Canada? Your MP wants to know | CBC News

Our new Politics newsletter: What’s on your mind, Canada? Your MP wants to know...

The 2019 election campaign is already underway - the CBC News Canada Votes newsletter is your weekly tip-sheet as we count down to Oct. 21. Reading this online? Sign-up for the newsletter and receive it every Sunday. What's on your mind, Canada? Your MP wants to know Vassy Kapelos, host of Power & Politics Welcome…
Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Democrats on Iran amid latest tensions | CBC News

Former CIA chief Brennan to brief Democrats on Iran amid latest tensions | CBC...

Politicians in Canada and the United States are expected to turn their attention to Iran next week amid heightened concerns over the Trump administration's sudden moves in the region. U.S. House Democrats have invited former CIA director John Brennan to speak about the situation in Iran next week. Brennan, an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump,…
The psychology behind why no one feels rich | CBC News

The psychology behind why no one feels rich | CBC News

It's human nature to compare ourselves to others and when it comes to money, social psychologists say most people have a big blind spot — we only compare upward to those who have more than us. And that's a losing game in a climate of increasing income inequality where the paycheques of top earners reach…
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