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 Why murder victims' identities should be make public

Relatives say the identities of murder victims should be made public, to prevent them from becoming statistics. The push is in response to a proposed policy in Regina to keep the victims' names a secret. The argument is that there is nothing to gain by releasing them.
  • 2018
  • 00:03:59
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 08/03/2018

The National Right whale deaths due in part to abundance of food

Scientists were able to track the whales' movements, as well as the plankton they feed on, using little robots. Now their focus is on why the whales' food is suddenly so abundant in the Gulf of Saint Lawrence and what role climate change has played.
  • 2018
  • 00:02:30
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/03/2018

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The National Millennials are changing the franchise business model

The new generation is using the old model as an alternative to precarious employment and even traditional or conventional jobs, but giving it a fresh new take.
  • 2018
  • 00:04:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

The National Tom Longboat: Canadian history behind the June 4 Google Doodle

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

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

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

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.

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

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The National Women take men's roles at Stratford Festival

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
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 07/27/2018

The National Canada's first Arctic inshore rescue boat station

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

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The National Canada's ballet gets high-tech makeover

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