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WHO says it's 'too early' to declare coronavirus global emergency

The new coronavirus that first appeared in the Chinese city of Wuhan has killed 18 people and infected more than 600, most in China. To read more:...

Canada better prepared for coronavirus, says SARS doctor

Dr. Michael Gardam, chief of staff at Toronto's Humber River Hospital, was on the front lines of the city's SARS outbreak. He says Canada is much...

China locks down 2 cities to hinder spread of deadly virus

China has closed off two cities — Wuhan and Huanggang, with a combined population of more than 18.5 million people — in an unprecedented effort to...

Ontario hospitals overcrowded nearly every day, CBC analysis shows | Power & Politics

Overcrowding has become so common in Ontario hospitals that patient beds are now placed in hallways and conference rooms not only at times of peak...

Democrats present their case against Trump at impeachment trial | Power & Politics

Democrats began laying out their case against U.S. President Donald Trump at the Senate impeachment trial. To read more: http://cbc.ca/1.5436290...

'Probably likely' Canada will see a coronavirus case, Ontario's chief medical officer says

Ontario’s Chief Medical Officer David Williams said he thinks “it’s probably likely” that we will see a case of the new coronavirus in Canada. He...

Rona Ambrose won’t run for Conservative leadership | Power & Politics

Former interim leader Rona Ambrose says she will not run to succeed Andrew Scheer at the helm of the Conservative Party of Canada. To read more:...

Blind refugee, once shunned, now an Apple employee

Mustafa Al Humairi escaped war, crossed three continents and became an Apple employee. He's also blind. (This is a described video, in which...

Canada's Larry Walker elected to Baseball Hall of Fame

In his tenth and final year of eligibility for induction into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, Larry Walker finally made it. He has become just...

Experts tracking spread of new coronavirus

The World Health Organization is considering an international emergency declaration over the outbreak of a new coronavirus in China. Dr. Peter...

This woman transforms roadkill into quill art | Made from this Land

P.E.I. artist Melissa Peter-Paul drives to New Brunswick and Nova Scotia to collect roadkill and revive a family tradition that was lost for...

Mask-making connects Indigenous artists to culture | Made from this Land

The late maskmaker Ned Bear created a woodworking path for younger artists like Justin Sappier, helping them reconnect with their language and...

Drum-making a path to addiction recovery | Made from this Land

Addiction counselor Brian Knockwood gives drum-making workshops to people in Indian Brook, N.S., which help them along their road to recovery. »»»...

Basket-making: from traditional craft to gallery exhibit | Made from this Land

Wabanaki basket weavers are transforming the traditional craft, creating fashion and taking basket-making from the potato fields into art...