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 Justin Trudeau Interview

Liberal Party leader Justin Trudeau says he would loosen the tight grip the Prime Minister's Office has come to have on government, reversing a trend he admits began with his father, former prime minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. CBC News' chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge sits down for exclusive one-on-one interviews with each of the main federal party leaders in advance of ...
  • 2015
  • 00:30:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2015

The National Majority vs. Minority Government

CBC News' Susan Ormiston fact checks what the party leaders are saying about majority vs. minority governments. From the King-Byng affair to Trudeau the Elder's controversial missteps, take this quick tour through how it works in the Westminster system.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:41
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 01/08/2016

The National Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women: Police Get a Failing Grade

Families of missing and murdered Indigenous women have little respect for police investigations. CBC News probes 230 unsolved cases and interviews 110 families.
  • 2015
  • 00:03:52
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 12/14/2015

The National More Women Want to Join Lawsuit Against RCMP

Female officers and civilian employees join former Const. Janet Merlo in a sexual harassment suit.
  • 2015
  • 00:03:10
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/01/2015

The National Nova Scotia's Shrinking Population Woes

With its slow growth rate and aging population, Nova Scotia needs immigrants. But some argue it is not getting its fair share of them.
  • 2015
  • 00:07:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 01/05/2016

The National Our Canada: Are We Happy?

It's an age-old pursuit, a never-ending search for that elusive all-too-often fleeting feeling: happiness. Canada ranks among the Top 10 happiest countries in the world, but there are definitely pockets of discontent, notably in our large urban areas. Positive psychology expert Shawn Achor talks about how we can rewire our brains to make ourselves happy within a matter of weeks. ...
  • 2015
  • 00:13:36
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/04/2015

The National Rex Murphy: Truth and Reconciliation Report

Rex Murphy emphasizes the importance of the Canadian government taking measurable action on the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. He predicts voters will make this a central issue in the 2015 federal election and expect all parties to have a detailed plan to address the myriad ongoing issues for Aboriginal communities.
  • 2015
  • 00:03:19
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 07/06/2015

The National Stephen Harper Interview

Prime Minister and Conservative Party leader Stephen Harper vows to quit as PM even if his party loses by a single seat. CBC News' chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge sits down for exclusive one-on-one interviews with each of the main federal party leaders in advance of the October 2015 election. Mansbridge and Harper discuss the economy, the Syrian refugee crisis, military ...
  • 2015
  • 00:26:21
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2015

The National Stopping the Cycle of Violence in Indigenous Communities

This report follows Krista Shore and Lani Elliott, two Indigenous women who have survived great trauma. Now they're trying to make a difference for the next generation. Shore runs a support group in North Central Regina called the Circle of Courage, and Elliott shares her life lessons in classrooms.
  • 2015
  • 00:05:47
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 11/16/2016

The National The Politics of Stereotypes

In the wake of the report and recommendations released by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, The National's Sunday Talk panel examines the continuing impact of negative stereotypes for Indigenous people in Canada. What is the damage done by these stereotypes? Are old ideas standing in the way of reconciliation? Panelists include: Jonathan Kay, editor-in-chief at The Walrus; John Moore, talk radio host ...
  • 2015
  • 00:12:45
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2015