Thousands of Cubans marched on Havana’s Malecon promenade and elsewhere on the island Sunday to protest food shortages and high prices amid the coronavirus crisis, in one of the biggest anti-government demonstrations in memory.
Firefighters working in searing weather struggled to contain a Northern California wildfire that continued to grow Sunday and forced the temporary closure of a major highway, one of several large blazes burning across the U.S. West amid another heat wave that shattered records and strained power grids.
The Honourable Bill Blair, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, the Honourable Marc Miller, Minister of Indigenous Services and the Honourable Omar Alghabra, Minister of Transport, today released the following statement in regards to the wildfires in British Columbia.
The Government of Canada recognizes the hardship Canadians have encountered due to the wildfires in British Columbia (BC) and is committed to support them through these difficult times.
Lucas Glover ended 10 years without a victory Sunday when he birdied five of his last seven holes for a 7-under 64 to win the John Deere Classic by two shots.
Jonquel Jones had 17 points, 17 rebounds and five assists as the Connecticut Sun routed the New York Liberty 71-54 on Sunday.
The B.C. First Nation’s ground-penetrating radar research has sparked a growing national outcry against abuses in the institutions and inspired other Indigenous groups to do their own searches.
Lindell Wigginton scored the final point to cap off a game-high 25-point performance, as the Hamilton Honey Badgers defeated the Niagara River Lions 78-76 in Hamilton on Sunday.
A new second-hand market is opening in downtown Calgary with no price tags.
Kansas City Chiefs guard and doctor Laurent Duvernay-Tardif is being honoured for his decision to opt out of the 2020 NFL season to pitch in at a long-term care home in Montreal to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nasa Hataoka of Japan was declared the winner of the Marathon LPGA Classic when the final round Sunday was washed out by relentless, heavy rain in Sylvania, Ohio.
Fans without tickets have stormed past security and gained access to the European Championship final between England and Italy.
Robbie Ray took a no-hitter into the seventh inning and the visiting Toronto Blue Jays beat Tampa Bay 3-1 Sunday, ending the Rays’ six-game winning streak.
A Winnipeg-based family doctor has surrendered his licence and promised to never practice in Canada or elsewhere again after allegations of sexual misconduct were levied against him by two female patients.
The BC Wildfire Service says it has been responding to three new fires of note in the last 24 hours and is expecting more on Sunday.
The Honourable Karina Gould, Minister of International Development, and the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Public Services and Procurement, invite media to participate in a press conference on Canada’s support for vaccination efforts in developing countries, humanitarian and conflict situations. David Morley, President and CEO of UNICEF Canada will join the Ministers.
When Brian Wong moved to Calgary from Hong Kong nearly thirty years ago as a teenager he said he “felt foreign” because most of his peers in university were talking about a game that he knew nothing about.
As indoor concerts return, outdoor festivals adapt and drive-thrus make a comeback, CBC News breaks down a selection of live music events happening across Canada this summer and fall.
Novak Djokovic beat Italian Matteo Berrettini 6-7(4) 6-4 6-4 6-3 to win his sixth title at Wimbledon on Sunday in London.
Canada captured bronze at the FIBA U19 World Cup with a 101-92 win over Serbia on Sunday in Riga, Latvia. Montreal’s Bennedict Mathurian led the Canadians with 31 points.
Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama and Bubba Watson were forced to withdraw from the British Open on Sunday. Matsuyama recently tested positive for coronavirus and subsequent tests have shown positive results while Watson is a close contact of someone testing positive.
After a lifetime of yearning to fly in space, Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson blasted off into space aboard his own winged rocket ship on Sunday in his boldest adventure yet and safely returned to Earth, landing in the New Mexico desert.
Nigeria beat the United States 90-87 in men’s basketball on Saturday night, an international shocker pulled off by a roster primarily filled by little-known NBA players that found a way to beat a group of all NBA, all-star and max-contract performers.
With house prices surging in several parts of Canada during the pandemic, tenants and real estate agents say bidding wars are now emerging in some parts of the Ontario rental market.
Indigenous Prairie women say the derogatory term “sq–w” is still frequently used today, dehumanizing them and causing serious repercussions for their identity. This is how they are taking their power back.
As the people of Lytton recover from the devastating loss of their homes and local businesses, some are starting to look ahead at how to rebuild. Many point to Lytton’s historical and geographical significance as a sign that regeneration is inevitable.
The federal Transport Ministry has ordered restrictions to rail transport until Oct. 31 in both B.C. and nationally to reduce the risk of wildfires.
Ismaili Muslims in Canada and around the world celebrate Imamat Day today.
Health Canada has recalled three lots of pre-rolled joints, as they may be contaminated with yeast, mould and bacteria.
While much of Canada will welcome eased pandemic restrictions over the summer, Canadian Blood Services is concerned about ensuring a stable national blood supply. In a release this week, the organization said over 23,000 donors will be needed by July 31 to replenish supplies.
The world is moving away from building dams. Why then, writes Lori Lee Oates in this column for CBC Opinion, do Newfoundland and Labrador’s leaders appear to be rushing into another hydroelectric project after the ruinous Muskrat Falls?
Pope Francis on Sunday made his first public appearance since surgery last week, greeting well-wishers as he stood on a hospital balcony.
CBC’s Marketplace rounds up the consumer and health news you need from the week.
Canada’s Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes World Tour will leave their final event before the Tokyo Games with hard-fought bronze medals.
People in Saskatchewan are feeling both excited and cautious as the province drops all COVID-related public health restrictions, including mandatory masking.
The Saskatchewan government on Sunday removed all reamaining public health restrictions imposed to curb the spread of COVID-19, blamed for 572 deaths in the province.
Canadians Sarah Pavan and Melissa Humana-Paredes dropped both sets in their semifinal match against Agatha Bednarczuk and Eduarda Santos Lisboa in Gstaad, Switzerland.
Fans are banned from the Tokyo Olympics following a state of emergency on Thursday aimed at containing rising COVID-19 infections in the Japanese capital. The ban comes just two weeks before the pandemic-postponed Olympics open.
Some Quebecers are so disheartened by the stories of abuse in Indian residential schools that they are sending a message to the Roman Catholic Church by submitting apostasies, a formal renunciation of their religion.
As the only Canadian Summer Olympian to win back-to-back gold medals, trampolinist Rosie MacLennan is restrained about the opportunity to win a third in Tokyo. “It’s not the centre of my focus,” she says. “I know it’s an opportunity that’s there, but I’ve never gone into a competition pursuing gold.”