The National

The National is Canada's destination for original journalism and stories with added depth and context from CBC News bureaus across the country and around the world. The nightly news program is led by CBC News Chief Correspondent Peter Mansbridge and a team of award-winning journalists, bringing Canadians the real story where and when they want it. This is where Canadians come for intelligent conversation, commentary and analysis on today's events.

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The National Newfoundland government encourages residents to abandon their small communities New

A provincial government plan in Newfoundland and Labrador is encouraging residents to abandon tiny communities for cost savings. The plan is not without its critics, who say they prefer life in rural communities over the potential benefits of city living.
  • 2018
  • 00:07:04
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/12/2018

The National Preventing Jordan's water crisis: How tech can help New

A new project is trying to help Jordan prevent a water crisis. Water from the Red Sea would be desalinated and used in communities in southern Jordan and Israel.
  • 2018
  • 00:05:24
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/11/2018

The National Water crisis: What's the best solution? | The Question New

Cape Town isn't the only city facing a water crisis — in fact many around the world have been trying to find ways to conserve the invaluable resource; that led CBC News to ask: is there a best solution to solving a water crisis? And if not, who's doing it best?
  • 2018
  • 00:03:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/11/2018

The National Canadian Indigenous girl makes safe water plea to UN in New York New

Wikwemikong First Nation representative Autumn Peltier spoke to General Assembly.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:47
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/11/2018

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The National The teen fighting to protect Canada's water — meet Autumn Peltier New

She is the teen fighting to protect Canada's water — meet 13-year-old Canadian Autumn Peltier. She speaks bravely, confidently and passionately, and as a so-called water walker, Peltier pleaded with Justin Trudeau to protect Canada’s water. Now she is gearing up to speak at the United Nations for World Water Day.
  • 2018
  • 00:07:53
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 04/11/2018

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The National What is a 5G network and how can it change your life? New

5G cellular networks — the next step up from 4G — are being developed for testing in some cities but won't be fully functional until 2020. It's touted as being 100 times faster than 4G, but while 5G's benefits have the potential to change the way cities work, implementing it could prove to be quite costly.
  • 2018
  • 00:07:20
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/09/2018

The National Is Canada keeping its peacekeeping promise? New

Canada's contribution to peacekeeping has long been a part of its history, but it appears that lately it's not keeping recent promises. During the 2015 election campaign, the Liberal Party promised to offer more troops and police officers to the UN. But there's little sign those commitments will be kept.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:11
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/09/2018

The National Is the Canadian government delivering on Truth and Reconciliation? New

More than two years ago the Canadian government promised to bring justice and equality to Indigenous people following the Truth and Reconciliation commission. There were 94 calls to action in the report — this CBC News exclusive progress report digs into whether the government is delivering on its promises.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:44
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/09/2018

The National Famous blogger's family wants Canada's help to secure his freedom New

Famous Saudi blogger Raif Badawi's family and his defenders want Canada's help to secure Badawi's freedom from a prison in Saudi Arabia. Badawi was sentenced to 10 years in prison back in 2012 for setting up a website to spread his more moderate writing. His family currently lives in Quebec and is hoping Prime Minister Trudeau makes a personal appeal ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/09/2018

The National #MeToo movement gains momentum in Russia New

The #MeToo movement is gaining momentum in Russia, a country where the movement has been openly mocked. Chauvinism might still be accepted there, but it hasn't stopped a number of young women from risking their careers and reputations to speak up about the sexual harassment they’ve endured from powerful Russian politicians.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:09
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 04/09/2018