Should we be preparing for the coming invasion of job-stealing, career-crushing robots? Canada's finance minister tabled a budget that mentioned artificial intelligence and skills training dozens of times, with entire sections on each subject and $5.2 billion for worker re-training. "It'
The Toronto Police Service honoured some of its bravest members Wednesday night—as well as one teenage civilian. Rhys Langdon, 16, helped to rescue two people whose canoe capsized in Algonquin Park last July. "The canoe was completely capsized, flipped over," Langdon told CBC Toronto.
Spending three months in a hospital bed is a tough pill to swallow for anyone. Joe Bietola has been anxious all his life. It came to a head when he fractured his leg, and was sent to Hotel-Dieu Grace Healthcare for several weeks.
Joey Amos has been running the John Wayne Kiktorak Centre, also known to residents as the Inuvik Emergency Warming Centre, since November 2015. Jonathon Michel, vice-president of the Inuvik Firefighters Association, says they have been fundraising for years with the intent of making a community contribution
Toronto early risers were rewarded Thursday morning with a colourful sunrise and they couldn't resist taking out their phones to take a few pictures.
About 280 laid off Ford employees in Windsor can expect to get back to work after an announcement at the Engine Essex Plant Thursday, according to the leader of their union. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in Windsor for the announcement that has auto-industry watchers expecting the company will invest
The Charlottetown Islanders will advance to the second round in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League playoffs after completing a sweep of the Baie-Comeau Drakkar Wednesday night.
Jessica Andrews says she was "beyond amazed" when she saw a polar bear roaming around an island just outside her window in a small community on Newfoundland's central coast and appearing to pray. The 22-year-old photographer grabbed her camera and began snapping off 200 pictures as the
Police have brought in their canine unit to search for the driver of a car that crashed into a tree early this morning. Around 1 a.m., a car travelling south on Route 221 in Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville, not far from the Canada-U.S. border, went off the road, flipped and hit a tree. In addition to
Terry Rock, executive director of the Alberta Small Brewers Association, said the province has 54 brewing licenses now compared to 18 in 2014. "It's a real economic diversification story that Albertans should be proud of," said Rock, one of hundreds in Red Deer for the province's first
Ontario's police watchdog is investigating after a taxi and car collided in Scarborough early Thursday, injuring two people. Staff Sgt. Robert Tobin, spokesperson for Toronto Police Service's 43 Division, said police received a call about the crash at Scarborough Golf Club Road and Lawrence
Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement calling for between five and 10 centimetres of snow in Ottawa and Gatineau. The snow should start tonight, continue until Friday night and possibly mix with rain or freezing rain as the temperature hovers around the freezing mark. "March
Point Pelee National Park, just outside Leamington, Ont., was locked down Wednesday night as firefighters and parks staff worked to manage the blaze and protect the park's iconic boardwalk. Leamington Fire Services said the cause of the fire is not suspicious. It has been allowed to burn as Parks
A sentencing hearing is expected today for Devontay Hackett, who was found guilty last month of second-degree murder in the 2014 prom night stabbing of 18-year-old Brandon Volpi. Volpi died after an early-morning fight outside the Les Suites Hotel in downtown Ottawa following an after-prom party in
There are the standard human resource questions: name, emergency contact, profession, date of birth. The forms appear to be from the General Administration of Borders, a department within ISIS responsible for foreign recruits. Calgary began dominating headlines as Canada's jihadist hotspot, with
A Calgary mosque that became a focus in terrorism investigations after several men who prayed there left to fight abroad is closing its doors Friday — a move that leaves its imam and community with a sense of relief. Nearly three years ago, CBC News revealed the identities of Salman Ashrafi, Damian
SOREL-TRACEY, Que. — Four people were taken to hospital Thursday morning after an explosion at the Rio Tinto Iron and Titanium plant in Sorel-Tracy, Que.
Representatives from the five P.E.I. schools recommended for closure held a press conference Wednesday evening in Kinkora to give their final statement on the schools review process. The representatives released a joint statement, calling for an end to the review process and for the election of school
Some residents displaced by a large fire in Nepean earlier this month are concerned that items being retrieved from the wreckage and returned to them could be contaminated with asbestos. On Wednesday, Ottawa Fire Services held a fire prevention seminar for residents affected by the fire, but once the
A wintry blast of weather is expected to sweep into Toronto on Thursday. Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the city and it says Toronto should expect snow mixed with rain, plus a risk of freezing rain, starting this afternoon. Freezing rain could fall before the snow mixed
Three people are dead and five others are in hospital following a crash on Wednesday night on a rural road near Caledonia, Ont. Ontario Provincial Police said a passenger van carrying seven people and a car collided shortly after 9 p.m. on Highway 6. The lone person in the car, a 21-year-old man, died
Public schools on P.E.I. will open one hour later than usual due to the possibility of blowing snow. Queens and Kings counties were under a blowing snow advisory from Environment Canada early Thursday morning. "Quite a contrast of weather across Prince Edward Island from west to east today,"