UN turns to young people for hope and vitality in climate fight
The United Nations hopes the presence of hundreds of young people will motivate governments and corporations to take bold climate action when world leaders meet in New York City for the annual UN General Assembly next week.
Havana syndrome: Exposure to neurotoxin may have been cause, study suggests
The mysterious ailments experienced by some 40 Canadian and U.S. diplomats and their families while stationed in Cuba may have had nothing to do with sonic "attacks" identified in earlier studies.
Canada banning Christian demonstrations? How a private member's bill sprouted fake news
A story with a headline claiming Canada was going to "Ban Christians from Demonstrating in Public," grew from an online ecosystem of spin and scare tactics. CBC News tracked this particular example back through time on social media to uncover where it came from and how it evolved over time.
Brownface photo challenges Trudeau to prove who he really is
"Who is the real Mr. Trudeau?" That is the question NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh pointedly asked after Time Magazine broke the news that it had a photo of Justin Trudeau in brownface in 2001, when he was a 29-year-old teacher.
More Fed cuts expected to push Canadian interest rates lower: Don Pittis
The U.S. Federal Reserve cut rates on Tuesday to keep the U.S. boom alive as global economy weakens. And Canada is already feeling the impact.
Asteroid breakup 466 million years ago may have triggered our ice age
Roughly 466 million years ago, an asteroid broke apart almost half a billion kilometres from Earth. And according to a new study published in Science Advances on Wednesday, that event may have played a vital role in shaping life on our planet.