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 Genetically Modified Salmon Approved by FDA

A genetically modified salmon that grows at twice the rate of regular salmon has been approved as food by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
  • 2015
  • 00:02:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 12/08/2015

The National Elizabeth May Interview

Green Party leader Elizabeth May is willing to mediate a coalition to topple Stephen Harper. 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 May discuss proportional representation, eliminating university and college tuition fees, halting the use of fossil fuels ...
  • 2015
  • 00:24:39
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2015

The National Thomas Mulcair Interview

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair says his first acts as prime minister would include pulling Canadian Forces out of Iraq and Syria, bringing in 10,000 Syrian refugees and reducing taxes for small and medium-sized businesses. 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 ...
  • 2015
  • 00:32:46
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/18/2015

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 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 Warriors Against Violence

Half of aboriginal men who abuse women were themselves abused. The National's Duncan McCue looks at a group that is helping men change abusive behaviour. The talking circle is the heart of Warriors Against Violence, a prevention program founded on the belief that the best way to end family violence in aboriginal communities is to help men heal.
  • 2015
  • 00:17:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/17/2015

The National Harkat Security Certificate Upheld

This report from Terry Milewski looks a the Supreme Court ruling that the controversial security certificate is constitutional. The rarely used certificate allows the government to detain and remove non-citizens considered a security threat, using secret evidence. This case in particular centred on Mohamed Harkat but will likely have wider implications.
  • 2014
  • 00:02:48
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/17/2015

The National The Road to Reconciliation

What does reconciliation look like? CBC's Duncan McCue reports on the personal response to the idea of reconciliation in one B.C. community. For the many trying to figure out what reconciliation looks like and how we can move forward, perhaps look no further than the unique relationship between John and Nancy Denham, a non-Aboriginal couple, and their drum teacher Terry Aleck, a residential ...
  • 2015
  • 00:07:00
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 09/10/2015

The National Justice Murray Sinclair Interview

CBC's chief correspondent Peter Mansbridge talks with Justice Murray Sinclair, who heads the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. After just over six years, and the work of recording the statements of over 7,200 residential school survivors, he discusses what Canada needs to do next.
  • 2015
  • 00:13:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/10/2015

The National Are RCMP Officers Outgunned?

One year ago, a roving gunman terrorized the small city of Moncton, New Brunswick, targeting one police officer after another. When it was over, shooter Justin Bourque left behind three dead RCMP officers, a shattered community and questions that refused to go away. When RCMP officers rush into the line of fire do they have a fighting chance? Do they ...
  • 2015
  • 00:13:27
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 07/06/2015