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May 18, 2018 5:05 PM Trudeau touts technological innovation during MIT campus visit

CAMBRIDGE, MASS.—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau remembers asking why the stereo and other gadgets he had as a boy were made in Japan — not in Canada. Trudeau’s father, prime minister at the time, told him that Japan, a country with few natural resources — unlike Canada — had to invest in its people and technological innovation. Trudeau tells a gathering 12

May 17, 2018 5:55 PM Cambridge Analytica suspended head to appear at U.K. committee

Separately, it was announced that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will meet with leaders of the European Parliament in a closed-door meeting next Tuesday about the data protection scandal that has engulfed his company. Even though his visit had been announced, it was left unclear exactly when Zuckerberg would visit the European Union’s legislature 8

May 17, 2018 3:43 PM Blue Jays pitcher Roberto Osuna accused of assaulting a woman, court documents show

Osuna, 23, ordered to stay away from woman he allegedly assaulted as part of release conditions Court documents obtained by CBC Toronto provide more details about Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna's assault charge. The 23-year-old pitcher was arrested and charged with assault May 8 before being released. Court records reveal Osuna is accused of assaulting 13

May 14, 2018 4:45 PM No more government cash for Ontario companies, Doug Ford says

Instead, the Progressive Conservative leader plans to lower business taxes, stabilize business hydro rates, and cut red tape. NIAGARA FALLS, ONT. — The honeymoon is over when it comes to companies getting government cash in Ontario, Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford said Monday on his way to visit a firm that got millions in federal aid. It’s not fair that some companies 10

May 12, 2018 6:57 PM Jaspal Atwal charged with uttering threats

Atwal created controversy after an appearance at official dinner for PM in India Jaspal Atwal, the central figure in the controversy that surrounded the prime minister's February trip to India, has been charged with uttering threats. He was charged in British Columbia with one count of uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm in an alleged incident 20

May 11, 2018 3:07 PM Veteran CFL quarterback Darian Durant announces retirement after 12 seasons

The abrupt decision caught the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, who signed Durant in January, off guard. Durant spent most of his career with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, winning the Grey Cup in 2013. Durant spent 11 seasons with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, leading the club to consecutive Grey Cup appearances (2009-10) before winning in 2013. The native of Florence 8

May 11, 2018 1:10 PM Northern voters get chance to grill Ontario party leaders at morning debate

CBC News will live stream the debate, set to kick off at 11:30 a.m. ET Ontario's major party leaders will kick off the third day of the provincial election campaign with a debate. Liberal Leader Kathleen Wynne, Progressive Conservative Leader Doug Ford and NDP Leader Andrea Horwath will lock horns at the closing event of the Federation of Northern Ontario 30

May 9, 2018 11:00 PM Toronto’s Civic Theatres announce new season

Among the highlights is ‘salt,’ about playwright Selina Thompson’s cargo ship journey along transatlantic slave routes. A 60th-anniversary visit from Alvin Ailey Dance Theater, an award-winning British play about the slave trade and a homemade work that celebrates the bicycle are among the offerings from Civic Theatres Toronto in 2018-19. The theatres 12

May 8, 2018 11:23 PM Yankees, Sox will find confines of London stadium hitter friendly

MLB’s top slugging teams expected to put on power display with shallow outfield walls. When the New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox visit London for a two-game series in June 2019, the travel may be a hassle and beans and toast for breakfast may prove to be an acquired taste. But two of the best-hitting teams in baseball may find at least one thing 9

May 7, 2018 8:37 PM Trudeau names new national security adviser from cyberspy agency

Greta Bossenmaier will replace Daniel Jean, who announced his retirement before being embroiled in a controversy surrounding the prime minister’s trip to India this year. That assertion followed the revelation that Jaspal Atwal — a British Columbia Sikh convicted of attempting to assassinate an Indian minister in 1986 during a visit to B.C. — had been invited 10