The National

The National is CBC's flagship news program, featuring in depth and original journalism, with hosts Adrienne Arsenault and Ian Hanomansing in Toronto, Rosemary Barton in Ottawa, and Andrew Chang in Vancouver.

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Episodes

The National Regular women as lingerie models? Startups challenge Victoria's Secret to get 'real'

Several new brands are featuring regular women in their advertising as a way to capitalize on what they see as a glaring weakness in Victoria's Secret's marketing: The lack of diversity in body shapes and sizes.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/08/2019

The National Canadian David Saint-Jacques joins crew at space station

After a flawless launch and a warm welcome at the International Space Station, a Canadian is in orbit again for the first time since 2013. David Saint-Jacques will spend the next six and a half months up there conducting experiments, operating Canadarm2 (the Canadian-built robotic arm aboard the ISS) and testing new technologies, according to the Canadian Space Agency.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:24
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/07/2019

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The National 'Battle' over as Trudeau, Trump, Pena Nieto sign 'new NAFTA'

The road to rewrite the North American trade agreement was a "battle," U.S. President Donald Trump said as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto joined him for a signing ceremony on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Buenos Aires.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2019

The National How some online shopping habits are terrible for the environment

What can be a convenient click away could drastically expand the carbon footprint of an online sale.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2019

The National Is there a future for Olympic Games in Canada?

After a hard-fought campaign, Calgarians essentially scuttled plans for a 2026 Olympic bid by voting 'No' in a plebiscite. That vote leaves questions not just for Calgary though, but for the entire country.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2019

The National After the bullet: Helping gun violence victims suffering in silence

The shooting death of a 22-year-old in north Toronto marks the city's 89th homicide this year, matching a grim record that has stood unbroken for nearly three decades. The city is now being forced to confront some ugly truths about the root cause of gun violence. This includes how it deals with the hundreds of survivors it sees every year, ...
  • 2018
  • 00:04:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/07/2019

The National Using concrete to trap greenhouse gases

Concrete is the second most used substance in the world after water, and research shows there's a huge environmental cost to making it. To tackle this problem, a Canadian company has come up with an ingenious way that traps the CO2 produced throughout its production within the concrete itself.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:14
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/06/2018

The National Transport Canada study showed school buses 'failed' safety tests

A 2010 Transport Canada report that revealed that school buses "failed" safety tests and did not do enough to prevent "serious injuries" was kept hidden from the public.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:35
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/06/2018

The National How Belleville, Ont., is using technology to tackle transit troubles

New bus-hailing software being rolled out in Belleville, Ont., is believed to be the first in North America.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/06/2018

The National Tracking bots in the lead-up to the U.S. midterms

Various sites, apps and dashboards have been created to track everything from fake accounts to hashtag hijacking in the lead-up to the U.S. midterms. In this dispatch from Wilkes-Barre, Penn., Steven D'Souza looks at the role social media and fake news will play in this November’s elections, and meets the people being tasked with tackling the problem.
  • 2018
  • 00:06:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/06/2018