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 Tom Longboat: Canadian history behind the June 4 Google Doodle New

The June 4, 2018 Google Doodle honoured legendary Indigenous Canadian athlete Tom Longboat, who was born on this day in 1887. A runner from Ontario's Six Nations Reserve, Longboat shattered records and stereotypes.
  • 2018
  • 00:01:26
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

The National Trump's America First foreign policy comes with global stakes New

Donald Trump's America First approach to foreign policy comes with global stakes, as the president angers U.S. allies with tariffs and other questionable decisions.
  • 2018
  • 00:08:55
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

The National Preventing teen pregnancies: IUDs recommended over pills New

Analysis by the Canadian Paediatric Society shows intra-uterine devices are more effective than the pill in preventing pregnancy.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:40
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

The National Opposition to pipeline still fierce in B.C. New

Opposition to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion is still fierce in B.C., and some protesters say the government's decision to buy the project will only strengthen their resolve.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:53
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

The National Women take men's roles at Stratford Festival New

Women are taking men's roles at the normally traditional Stratford Festival, as organizers look for more gender parity in arts and entertainment.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:36
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

The National Canada's first Arctic inshore rescue boat station New

Next month marks the opening of Canada's first Arctic inshore rescue boat station in Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. It's also the first station that will be run by Inuit students hired by the Canadian Coast Guard.
  • 2018
  • 00:06:07
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

The National Canada's ballet gets high-tech makeover New

CBC News got a behind-the-scenes look at how organizers plan to balance the classic art form with visual innovation.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:12
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/26/2018

The National Tracking ticks to prevent rise in Lyme disease New

The risk is still relatively low and experts say the threat of Lyme disease shouldn't keep you from going outdoors — but they do have tips on how to avoid ticks.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:00
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/26/2018

The National The inspiring journeys of three Canadian teenagers New

The National shares the inspiring journeys of three Canadian teenagers who have all experienced hardship, but are using their challenges to bring about change in their communities.
  • 2018
  • 00:09:51
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 07/11/2018

Teacher Guide(s)

  • How to Use Video Effectively in the Classroom [.pdf]

The National Siksika Nation teens reconnect with history in archeological dig New

High school students from the Siksika Nation, near Calgary, are taking part in an archeological dig to reconnect with their history.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:22
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/11/2018