Paul Njoroge gently tucked five long-stemmed white roses in a mound of flowers near the crash site, one for each of his family lost in the Ethiopian Airlines crash last Sunday. "Everyone's telling me to be strong," he said quietly, painfully eking out the words. "I can't be. How can I be strong? How can I…
Miss something this week? Don't panic. CBC's Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need. Want this in your inbox? Get the Marketplace newsletter every Friday. After 737 Max grounded, expect major flight disruptions After Canada and most countries around the world banned 737 Max aircraft from the skies — thousands of Canadians scrambled to rebook flights. Airlines have been trying to…
Thousands mourned the Ethiopian plane crash victims on Sunday, accompanying 17 empty caskets draped in the national flag through the streets of the capital as some victims' relatives fainted and fell to the ground. The service came one day after officials began delivering bags of earth to family members of the 157 victims of the…
Anguished relatives were anxiously waiting Sunday for authorities to release the remains of those who were killed in massacres at two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, while police announced the death toll from the racist attacks had risen to 50. Islamic law calls for bodies to be cleansed and buried as soon…
He wasn't actually in the room, but it was all about Shawn Mendes at the Junos gala Saturday night in London, Ont. The pop star — nominated for the most awards this year — was also the night's biggest winner, picking up four prizes: artist, songwriter and pop album of the year, plus single of the year for In My Blood.…
Renowned music producer and composer David Foster has worked with superstars like Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston, Michael Bublé and Andrea Bocelli, but he says some of his most rewarding work has been with the families of sick children. The National's Andrew Chang sat down with Foster to talk about his charitable work, some memorable moments…
What's in a name? When Shakespeare asked, he was talking about romance and roses. Apparently, the question applies to naval ships as well. A series of internal briefing notes show the Canadian navy pushed back hard against the former Conservative government's plan to name the long-delayed, yet-to-be-delivered supply ships after War of 1812 battles. In the…
CBC News is carefully considering the use of images and video from this attack, and is only using this material sparingly in the interest of helping our readers understand what happened and why. The death toll in the attack on two mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch rose to 50 after investigators found another…
Muslims and non-Muslims will gather in the Halifax Grand Parade on Saturday to mourn the victims of the Christchurch mosque shootings as people across Canada come together to condemn Friday's attacks in New Zealand.  More than 100 people are expected to attend a vigil Saturday night in Halifax, set to start at 7:30 p.m. AT,  for the…
Down a snow-packed path behind the Arctic Defensive Driving School in Yellowknife, you can hear the soft cooing of pigeons. It's an unusual sound in the North, but not for Norm Pottinger. Pottinger has been raising and breeding pigeons in the city for the past 10 years. He enters them in races all over the…
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