New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Arden speaks to the BBC's Lucy Hockings about juggling being a mother with politics, and why she hopes that one day, it wont be interesting any more.
Ever wonder what’s behind the videos that pop “up next” on YouTube? Techno-sociologist Zeynep Tufekci tells CBC’s Wendy Mesley that YouTube’s programming decisions are made by artificial intelligence which is designed to push you to more extreme content and keep you watching. She calls YouTube the great
Apocalypse theories persist despite scientific evidence disproving them. Tabloids and science publications were astir this week as news spread that April 23 would be the beginning of the end of the world. The apocalypse prediction making the rounds involved so-called ‘Planet X’, Christian evangelism,
A tweet about the Humboldt Broncos GoFundMe campaign sparked outrage online and was politicized by far-right groups. CBC’s Wendy Mesley speaks with the tweet’s author, freelance journalist Nora Loreto and tech expert Jesse Hirsh on the outrage and how the meme economy is built to profit off emotion.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau is tasked with saving the Trans Mountain pipeline. He speaks with CBC’s Wendy Mesley about the ongoing battle to get the pipeline expansion built, and how the outcome will affect the Liberals come election time.
Tom Daley has said that he and his husband are "so, so excited" about the prospect of becoming parents.Speaking to Nick Robinson on the BBC's Andrew Marr show, the Olympic diver explained how the forthcoming birth of their baby boy has changed his perspective on life.
Casey and Waj both live in Rotherham, but on opposite sides of town and surrounded by their own communities. This is the story of how their paths crossed.
An American woman who plotted a mall massacre in Canada has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 10 years. Lindsay Souvannarath made the plan with James Gamble, a Nova Scotia man, in 2015. Two days before the attack, police got a Crime Stoppers tip. Souvannarath was intercepted
Fashion doesn't have to sacrificed for sustainability and several Canadian designers are trying to make a difference in the way they produce clothes. The fashion industry is the second-worst polluting industry but things are changing, albeit slowly. CBC News speaks to two designers who, in different
There may be something fishy about your seafood — it might not actually be what it says on the package. Oceana Canada, an ocean research charity, is hoping citizen scientists in Halifax armed with DNA kits will help them sniff out seafood fraud. The group estimates as much as 40 per cent of seafood sold
With marijuana legalization on the horizon, 420 and cannabis culture are beginning to have a different meaning. For many people, that will mean decriminalizing the drug, and that will be a big deal for those who have criminal records for simple possession of marijuana.
The Liberal Party's convention in Halifax serves as the unofficial campaign launch ahead of the next year's federal election and it's aimed at revitalizing the party's messages. Members will be drafting policy on several big issues, and they're turning to former Obama administration
Students across the United States held walkouts on the anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. CBC News spoke to a group of students who say the protests are about more than just school shootings — they are about the gun violence in their everyday lives.
Kim Jong-un says North Korea has suspended its nuclear and long-range missile tests, and also announced plans to close its nuclear test site altogether. The move comes just ahead of planned meetings between Kim Jong-un and leaders of South Korea and the United States. However, there is no word on what
Vera Papisova was groped at Coachella while reporting on sexual harassment for Teen Vogue.She told the BBC about her ordeal and the backlash she received online.