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 Tech companies stop selling facial recognition software to police

A third tech company has said it will stop selling facial recognition software to police forces because it fails to accurately recognize Black faces, especially those of Black women. Canadian police forces are also backing away.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/17/2020

The National More young people test positive for coronavirus

The number of young people testing positive for coronavirus is on the rise in Ontario, particularly in Hamilton, where nearly half of new cases over the past 10 days have been people in their 20s.
  • 2020
  • 00:01:59
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/12/2020

The National Questions raised about police handling of mental health calls

Recent deaths of people who called police for mental health support are raising questions about how police handle people in mental distress, especially within the Black community.
  • 2020
  • 00:02:06
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/12/2020

The National What could defunding the police look like?

Calls to defund the police have become louder since the death of George Floyd. The National’s Adrienne Arsenault hears from people who want to see changes in how police services are funded to find out what it could look like.
  • 2020
  • 00:03:58
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2020

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 Seniors look to cannabis to ease ailments of aging

From swollen joints to dementia, seniors are increasingly looking to cannabis to treat the ailments of aging and a study is underway to better understand its effectiveness.
  • 2020
  • 00:08:22
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/26/2020

The National Who wins and who loses? Jamaica on China's Belt and Road Initiative

This year Jamaica became the 10th Caribbean country to formally sign on to China's Belt and Road Initiative. China's investments have brought much-needed infrastructure to the region, but with that has also come some friction. CBC News took a road trip through Jamaica and asked who wins and who loses when it comes to China's Belt and Road Initiative.
  • 2019
  • 00:07:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/26/2020

The National Indigenous communities divided over pipeline

A group of Indigenous communities want to buy the Trans Mountain pipeline to help alleviate First Nations poverty, while others say the pipeline could leak and poison the water in their communities.
  • 2019
  • 00:07:30
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/26/2020

The National Some young Palestinians see no end to Israeli occupation

The dream of a two-state solution in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict appears in retreat, in large part because of the failure of the international community to insist upon it.
  • 2019
  • 00:09:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/25/2020

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