The Oscar race is a marathon, not a sprint. The starter's pistol goes off in the fall with the opening of the Toronto International Film Festival and a flurry of others. Looking back, critics — myself included — were salivating over the heist film Widows. While some were wondering if Robert Redford's The Old Man & the Gun had…
A diocese in Kentucky has apologized after videos emerged showing students from an all-male Catholic high school mocking Indigenous Americans outside the Lincoln Memorial after a rally in Washington. The Indigenous Peoples March in Washington on Friday coincided with the March for Life, which drew thousands of anti-abortion protesters, including a group from Covington Catholic…
Kaillie Humphries is breaking her silence about why she isn't competing in bobsleigh this year. Speaking exclusively to CBC, Humphries revealed she has filed a harassment complaint with Bobsleigh Canada. "I found myself in a position where my workplace environment was impaired and I couldn't compete. I filed it before the season and so I…
Go ahead, take Robert Mueller's word for it. So implied U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday when he took the unusual step of thanking Mueller's office, which is investigating Russian collusion in the 2016 election. The expression of gratitude came after Mueller's office issued a rare statement of its own, disputing aspects of a report…
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer took questions on military procurement, illegal immigration and how to make the party the "hip" with young people during a town hall in Toronto on Saturday.  Scheer blasted the Liberal government over its purchases of used fighter jets and accused the government of "politicizing procurement." He reiterated his pledge to move Canada's…
The Liberal Party of Canada will run Richard T. Lee, a longtime B.C. MLA, as their candidate for Burnaby South in the federal byelection. The announcement comes days after the Liberal's first candidate, Karen Wang, quit over comments she posted on social media about NDP leader and candidate Jagmeet Singh. On Thursday, Wang tried to have…
A jury has found two men guilty of manslaughter in the death of Jeanenne Fontaine. The jury in the trial for Christopher Brass and Jason Meilleur delivered their verdict Saturday morning in a Winnipeg courtroom. Brass and Meilleur had both pleaded not guilty to the manslaughter charge. Fontaine, a cousin of Tina Fontaine — whose 2014 killing sparked…
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office on Friday issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News' report that said U.S. President Donald Trump's attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress. "It was a total phoney story and I appreciate the special counsel coming out with a statement last…
Death of a hostage-taker - CBC Radio Interactives By Showwei Chu & Joan Webber Tom Sharkey was the Emergency Task Force's hostage negotiator during one of Toronto's most tense standoffs at Union Station in 2004. (Sinisa Jolic/CBC) The Current January 18, 2019 On Aug. 25, 2004, an armed man took a stranger hostage in front…
Loneliness has long been recognized as being bad for a person's mental health, but research is now showing it can also be physically harmful. "We know now it not only affects their quality of life, but the length of it too," says Ami Rokach, a psychologist at Toronto's York University who has studied loneliness for…
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