CBC News Now

Every day, every hour, across Canada and around the world, stories are breaking. CBC News Now is on top of those stories. Anchoring that coverage is a team of award-winning journalists that bring news to Canadians as it happens. CBC News Network gives us a picture of the day, from the top headlines we need to know to the stories that are simply good to know. 

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Episodes

CBC News Now Appropriation vs. Artistic Freedom

Prominent Canadian journalists came under fire for their reaction to a controversial editorial that dismissed the idea of cultural appropriation. Walrus editor Jonathan Kay and CBC film and pop culture critic Jesse Wente discuss the issue.
  • 2017
  • 00:13:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/30/2017

CBC News Now Brexit Aftermath: Britain's Uncertain Future

Elmer Kim and Michael Hyatt discuss Britain's divorce from the European Union from a Canadian business perspective.
  • 2016
  • 00:09:43
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/05/2016

CBC News Now Suicide Crisis in Attawapiskat

Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day and psychiatrist Cornelia Wieman from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) discuss the crisis in Attawapiskat and possible solutions. This comes after what Chief Day calls the "boiling up of colonialism like never before" — that is, after 11 people attempted suicide in one night and the community declared a state of emergency.
  • 2016
  • 00:08:13
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/05/2016

CBC News Now Choosing a Cabinet

Political expert Eddie Goldenberg discusses what goes into putting together a cabinet and getting a government up and running.
  • 2015
  • 00:05:54
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/11/2016

CBC News Now Syrian Refugee Crisis: Lessons from Vietnamese Boat People

As desperate migrants from the Middle East and Africa make their way across Europe, many in Canada are reminded of another refugee crisis that hit close to home. In the late '70s and early '80s, Canada took in 60,000 refugees, at the time often called the "Vietnamese boat people." CBC reporter Judy Trinh was four years old when her family ...
  • 2015
  • 00:05:33
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 10/02/2015

CBC News Now The Journey from Syria to Canada

Danny Ramadan fled war-torn Syria in 2011 and eventually came to Vancouver in September 2014.
  • 2015
  • 00:05:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/17/2015

CBC News Now Amnesty International on the Harkat Ruling

In the wake of the Supreme Court of Canada upholding the national security certificate against terror suspect Mohamed Harkat, the head of Amnesty International Canada speaks to reporters. Alex Neve expresses disappointment and points out that the Supreme Court ruling rejecting Harkat's constitutional challenge doesn't reference a single international human rights standard. Harkat, a former pizza delivery man, was born in ...
  • 2014
  • 00:09:20
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/10/2015

CBC News Now In Focus: HIV-AIDS Conference in Vancouver

International AIDS Society president Dr. Chris Beyrer talks about the latest research behind global efforts to control the pandemic.
  • 2015
  • 00:06:07
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/23/2015

CBC News Now Rosetta Spacecraft Reaches Comet

In August 2014, European spacecraft Rosetta became the first ever to catch up with a comet, a landmark stage in a decade-long space mission that scientists hope will help unlock some of the secrets of the solar system. The Rosetta will orbit Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, with a landing planned for November. CBC's science expert Bob McDonald explains the mission's objectives.
  • 2014
  • 00:06:10
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/22/2014

CBC News Now Honouring Lincoln Alexander

The CBC's Asha Tomlinson visits Lord Dufferin Public School, which as part of Black History Month is remembering and honouring Lincoln Alexander — Canada's first black Member of Parliament, the country’s first black federal cabinet minister and Ontario's first black Lieutenant Governor. This story also features Dr. George Elliott Clarke, a professor and writer from Toronto, who discusses the many ...
  • 2013
  • 00:03:04
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/30/2014