The National

The National is Canada's destination for original journalism and stories with added depth and context from CBC News bureaus across the country and around the world. The nightly news program is led by CBC News Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge and a team of award-winning journalists, bringing Canadians the real story where and when they want it. This is where Canadians come for intelligent conversation, commentary and analysis on today's events.

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Standing Rock
  • 2017
  • 00:02:16
  • 13-14

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Standing Rock New

Demonstrators remain to protest Donald Trump's approval of the Dakota Access pipeline, but Standing Rock Sioux Tribe leaders want to move the fight to the courts.
  • Added on: 02/16/2017
Who will win the war – Donald Trump or the media?
  • 2017
  • 00:12:48
  • 13-14

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Who will win the war – Donald Trump or the media? New

After Buzzfeed published an unverified dossier suggesting Vladimir Putin had spied on, and had the goods to blackmail Donald Trump, the president-elect ramped up the war on the press. He went as far as calling CNN "fake news." The Sunday Talk panel debates all sides of the issue, including weighing in on whether or not Buzzfeed should have published the ...
  • Added on: 01/24/2017
Will protests hurt President Trump?
  • 2017
  • 00:13:01
  • 13-14

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Will protests hurt President Trump? New

After a huge turnout for women’s marches all over the world, The National's Wendy Mesley asks Sunday Talk panelists: should Trump be scared? Has Trump managed to reawaken the left? Should the protesters back off and give him a chance? Panelists include: Jonathan Kay, editor-in-chief at The Walrus magazine; Supriya Dwivedi, political commentator and radio talk show host; and Hadiya Rodrique, lawyer and ...
  • Added on: 01/24/2017
Is Canada ready for an oil spill?
  • 2016
  • 00:10:46
  • 13-14

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Is Canada ready for an oil spill? New

A diesel spill on B.C.'s central coast near Bella Bella could be interpreted as a cautionary tale about Canada's capacity to handle more frequent tanker traffic and to respond adequately to fuel spills. This has become an important consideration, since the expansion of Kinder Morgan's Trans-Mountain Pipeline will significantly increase tanker traffic. In Bella Bella, after thousands of litres of ...
  • Added on: 01/16/2017
When Climate Change Hits Home
  • 2016
  • 00:11:48
  • 9-12

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When Climate Change Hits Home New

Lennox Island may be a canary in the coal mine when it comes to climate change. Rising sea levels, storm surges and coastal erosion threaten the very existence of the Mi'kmaq nation that calls the island home. This PEI Indigenous community is working hard to protect their land, homes, cultural artifacts, burial grounds and infrastructure.
  • Added on: 01/13/2017
Can you speak lousy French and still be prime minister?
  • 2016
  • 00:12:46
  • 13-14

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Can you speak lousy French and still be prime minister? New

In the wake of a Conservative leadership debate, The National's Sunday Talk panelists — Jonathan Kay, editor-in-chief of Walrus magazine, Adrienne Batra, editor-in-chief of the Toronto Sun, and Martin Patriquin, Quebec bureau chief for Maclean's magazine — debate whether the prime minister of Canada needs to speak French. Is Pierre Trudeau’s dream of bilingualism dying?
  • Added on: 01/13/2017
Carfentanil's Deadly Impact
  • 2016
  • 00:11:18
  • 13-14

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Carfentanil's Deadly Impact New

The death toll is mounting from a powerful new drug making its way across Canada. Carfentanil sounds a lot like fentanyl, a related drug that has spread its own wave of lethal overdoses. But the bottom line on carfentanil is that it is far more noxious — to a degree that strains belief.
  • Added on: 01/12/2017
Harvest of Healing
  • 2016
  • 00:08:46
  • 13-14

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Harvest of Healing New

In Colombia, five decades of war have left the economy struggling, especially in rural areas. But a fruit company with a Canadian connection employs a business model with a social justice approach — everyone who grows the fruit or works in the factory has been victimized by war.
  • Added on: 01/12/2017
Canadians Lack Knowledge of War
  • 2016
  • 00:03:24
  • 9-12

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Canadians Lack Knowledge of War New

Canadians may consider the First World War important. But they don't necessarily know many facts about it.
  • Added on: 01/12/2017
Helping through Social Media
  • 2016
  • 00:08:33
  • 9-12

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Helping through Social Media New

A B.C. woman has harnessed the power of social media to help feed people in Canada's North.
  • Added on: 01/11/2017