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 Aunt Jemima to rebrand, end use of racist stereotype

The Aunt Jemima brand is based on a racist stereotype, but amid mounting criticism its 131-year history is coming to an end.
  • 2020
  • 00:02:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2020

The National Canada's role in the global race to find a COVID-19 vaccine

Canada's leading vaccine researcher and a team at the University of Saskatchewan are working around the clock to find a COVID-19 vaccine to save lives.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/01/2020

The National Canadians' mental health improving as pandemic continues

A new survey on mental health and the COVID-19 pandemic suggests severe anxiety levels are starting to drop, but Canadians are still struggling with stress and uncertainty as the pandemic continues.
  • 2020
  • 00:02:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2020

The National Climate change, ticks and the moose population

With warmer winters bringing less snow cover, scientists are studying how winter ticks are thriving and the impact that could have on the moose population.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/26/2020

The National COVID-19 may trigger potentially deadly immune response

Doctors working with COVID-19 patients say the virus may cause a deadly immune response called a cytokine storm in some patients. A team of Canadian scientists are leading research on how it could be treated.
  • 2020
  • 00:02:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/19/2020

The National Dexamethasone shows promise treating severe COVID-19 patients

Researchers in the U.K. say dexamethasone, a widely available corticosteroid, reduced COVID-19 deaths by up to one-third in severely ill hospitalized patients.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:38
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/03/2020

The National Family doctor uses lessons learned during SARS during COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Javed Alloo started practicing medicine during the SARS outbreak and is reminded he learned an important lesson from a patient who survived.
  • 2020
  • 00:02:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/30/2020

The National Flattening the curve: How to slow down coronavirus spread

Graph shows how new cases of COVID-19 can quickly overwhelm a health-care system if precautions aren't taken.
  • 2020
  • 00:00:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 03/31/2020

The National How South Korea flattened its COVID-19 curve

Systems of extensive testing and contact tracing helped South Korea quickly flatten its COVID-19 curve, but many Western countries might think some of the methods infringe too much on privacy.
  • 2020
  • 00:06:02
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/19/2020

The National How the pandemic is impacting conservation efforts

The COVID-19 pandemic could become a pivotal moment in conservation efforts for species at risk from Asia to Africa. And some of the changes were sparked by COVID-19’s links to the wildlife trade.
  • 2020
  • 00:05:59
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

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