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.
John A. Macdonald's complicated legacy is sparking heated debated over whether to remove his name from schools. Many Canadians are asking, how do we honour Canada's first prime minister while acknowledging his role in creating residential schools?
For all the heralded advances, computers basically run much the same as they did seven decades ago. They've gotten smaller, faster, with more storage, but they continue to run on a language of ones and zeros. Now the world's first commercially available quantum computers are taking those ones and zeros to a level of computing power that has never before ...
This report from The National delves into the issues behind the firing of FBI director James Comey by U.S. President Donald Trump. David Frum, senior editor at The Atlantic, says James Comey's firing is a blow to the U.S. government's unwritten rules. He explains why a strong response from Congress, and especially Republican Congress members, is so important.
Canadian public schools are using crowdfunding programs like myclassneeds to help secure the resources they need. But critics say the approach is a step towards privatization. Hear from voices on both sides of this issue.
The National takes a look at the emerging disaster in the northeast African nation of South Sudan as its people struggle with famine. Featured in this panel discussion: Samantha Nutt, War Child Canada; Brian Stewart, a former foreign correspondent for CBC who covered the 1984 famine in Ethiopia; and Kennedy Jawoko, a journalism professor at Seneca College who was in South ...
Most children and teens shouldn't consume sports and energy drinks, and the products should no longer be marketed to them, the Canadian Paediatric Society says. In a new position statement, the society said sports drinks are high in sugar, which contributes to the obesity epidemic as well as dental cavities.