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Sep 20, 2020

'Ecological anxiety' and the psychological toll of choking wildfire smoke
Smoke in the summer has become common in B.C., a province with a warming climate marked by longer, nastier wildfire seasons. As the environmental catastrophes become more regular, so too do the psychological consequences — a sensation called "ecological grief" or "ecological anxiety," caused by seeing loss in the natural world.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 20, 2020

4 things to watch for as the Emmys gear up to be first live major awards show during COVID-19
No red carpets, a live telecast during a pandemic and more than 130 cameras spread out around the globe. The 72nd Emmy Awards are set to broadcast, and it's almost impossible to say exactly what audiences can expect because nearly every aspect of the night is unprecedented.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 20, 2020

5 ways the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg will transform U.S. politics
It's almost impossible to overstate the transformative effect on American politics ignited by the death of one woman. The far-ranging potential consequences of Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death will start immediately, on the election trail, in the courtroom, and in society . Here are five examples



CBC Top Stories
Sep 20, 2020

Throne speech mustn't neglect crucial Liberal pre-pandemic health commitments
While the focus right now is on COVID-19 recovery measures, government still has an obligation to the electorate to bring important pre-pandemic health commitments to fruition, writes Doug Roth.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 20, 2020

Women's rights hang in the balance in Afghanistan — along with its chance for peace
Observers say they're seeing a new openness to the idea of women's rights in peace talks between Afghanistan's government and the Taliban — and they're suggesting western nations stay out of the way for now.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Letter with ricin poison sent to White House may have come from Canada: RCMP
The RCMP says it is working with the FBI after federal U.S. officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

RCMP working with FBI after letter containing the poison ricin sent to White House
The RCMP says it is working with the FBI after federal U.S. officials intercepted an envelope addressed to the White House that contained the poison ricin.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

U.S. will delay TikTok app store ban by 1 week as Trump supports Oracle-Walmart deal
The U.S. Commerce Department on Saturday announced a one-week delay until Sept. 27 in an order issued Friday that was set to require Apple Inc and Alphabet Inc's Google to remove the TikTok app for download.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Storm causes deadly flooding in central Greece
Two people have died and one is reported missing in central Greece region of Thessaly after a storm pounded parts of the country overnight and caused flooding.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Nunavut reports 1st confirmed cases of COVID-19
Two positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at Hope Bay mine, according to Nunavut's chief public health officer.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Former prime minister John Turner dead at 91




CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Tropical storm Beta spurs hurricane fears in Texas
An exceptionally busy Atlantic hurricane season was churning along Saturday as the Texas coast prepared for a tropical storm that's forecast to strengthen into a hurricane before breaching its shores in the week ahead.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

John Turner, PM and Liberal leader who battled free trade with U.S., dead at 91
John Turner, Canada's 17th prime minister who spent decades in federal politics as a cabinet minister and Liberal Party leader during some of the most turbulent moments in modern Canadian history, has died at age 91.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Thai protesters hold massive rally to push demands for democratic reforms
Thousands of demonstrators defied police warnings and occupied a historic field in Thailand's capital on Saturday to support the demands of a student-led protest movement for new elections and reform of the monarchy.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Trump urges Senate to vote 'without delay' on his U.S. Supreme Court pick, 6 weeks before election
U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday urged the Republican-run Senate to consider "without delay" his upcoming nomination to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by Friday's death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the court's liberal leader. Death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just over six weeks before the election cast an immediate spotlight on the high court vacancy,



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

'We have to stop the parties': Ford limits gathering sizes across Ontario as COVID-19 cases rise
Premier Doug Ford has announced that tighter restrictions on social gatherings that were made in high-risk areas last week have now been mandated in all regions of the province.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Saturday
Canada's Chief Medical Officer of Health Dr. Theresa Tam has urged Canadians to "redouble their efforts" to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny says he's now more than 'technically alive'
Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said he is recovering his verbal and physical abilities at the German hospital where he is being treated for suspected nerve agent poisoning but that he at first felt despair over his condition.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Overcrowded buses in Toronto's outskirts worry commuters as COVID-19 cases rise
With COVID-19 cases rising in Toronto, so are concerns about the safety of overcrowded buses in some parts of the city — particularly the northwest corner, an area that has already borne the brunt of the pandemic in the GTA.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Chris Hall: There's no path to net-zero without nuclear power, says O'Regan
Minister of Natural Resources Seamus O'Regan says Canadians have to be open to more nuclear power generation if this country is to meet the carbon emissions reduction targets it agreed to five years ago in Paris.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

B.C. man facing new charges over revenge website targeting ex-wife
A B.C. man convicted of running a revenge website targeting his ex-wife has been arrested again — charged with continuing to defy court demands that he pull down the offensive site. Patrick Henry Fox, 46, faces two new counts of breach of probation for operating the website.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

'Impossible' for commuters to distance on overcrowded buses as COVID cases rise
With COVID-19 cases rising in Toronto, so are concerns about the safety of overcrowded buses in some parts of the city — particularly the northwest corner, an area that has already borne the brunt of the pandemic in the GTA.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Two byelections will test Liberal support — and Canada's preparations for a pandemic election
The Liberals won Toronto Centre and York Centre by comfortable margins in 2019, so will these byelections serve more as a test of their support, or the country's ability to hold an election in a pandemic?



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Want the government to go Dutch on your dinner tab? Restaurants pitch relief plan to help them survive
With support from a swath of pandemic relief measures set to expire this fall, a national restaurant association wants the government to consider a new way to support its struggling industry.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

Want the government to split your dinner tab? Restaurants pitch relief plan to help them survive
With support from a swath of pandemic relief measures set to expire this fall, a national restaurant association wants the government to consider a new way to support its struggling industry.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 19, 2020

What worked and what wowed the mostly virtual TIFF 2020 film fest
How do you mark the ceremonial closing of a film festival that was mainly digital — sweep the popcorn off your lap and close the tab? CBC journalists Eli Glasner and Jackson Weaver explore the digital delights and frustrations of TIFF 2020.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Conservative leader tests positive for COVID-19; Quebec premier self-isolating
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole has tested positive for COVID-19 but is "feeling well," according to the party.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Conservatives' O'Toole tests positive for COVID-19; Quebec's Legault self-isolating
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole has tested positive for COVID-19 but is "feeling well," according to the party.  



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Trump says Canada wants to reopen the border. But do we, really?
U.S. President Donald Trump's comments on Friday suggesting Canada is keen to reopen the border with his country stand in direct contrast to statements made by Canadian officials supporting the continued border restrictions. 



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Ontario health-care worker returns home six months after testing positive for COVID-19
Six months ago, cross-border health-care worker Torry Robertson of LaSalle, Ont., contracted COVID-19 — leading to renal failure, a super bug, bacterial pneumonia and almost 40 days connected to a ventilator. But Friday, he was finally given the green light to go home, with neighbours, friends and family members cheering him on.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87




CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Ottawa officially in COVID-19 pandemic's 2nd wave, says city's medical officer of health
Ottawa's medical officer of health says the city is experiencing its second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Another 63 cases were confirmed in the nation's capital Friday.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

P.E.I. teens missing after boat capsized identified as Alex Hutchinson and Ethan Reilly
Two 17-year-olds who are still missing after their dory capsized off Northport, P.E.I., have been identified as Alex Hutchinson and Ethan Reilly. CBC has confirmed the identities of the teens with their families.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Alberta identifies first likely case of COVID-19 transmission within school
Alberta has identified its first likely case of COVID-19 transmission within a school, the province's top doctor said Friday.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

As Hurricane Teddy bears down, Maritimers plan for power outages and heavy rain
CBC meteorologist Ryan Snoddon has a closer look at the storm, which is increasingly likely to hit the Maritimes with strong winds, heavy rain, storm surge and pounding waves. 



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Byelections called for Toronto Centre, York Centre on Oct. 26
Voters in two Toronto ridings will head to the polls on Oct. 26 to choose new MPs.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Canadian airlines cancelling flights again as hoped-for bounceback in demand fizzles
Canadian airlines are cancelling hundreds of flights as hopes for a spike in demand fall flat, snarling plans for the few passengers who remain.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet tests positive for COVID-19
Bloc Québécois Leader Yves-François Blanchet has tested positive for COVID-19.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

COVID-19 update: Ministers and public health officials address Canadians
Ministers will update Canadians on the latest measures the federal government is taking to slow the spread of COVID-19.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Canada's premiers map out demands ahead of next week's speech from the throne
Canada's premiers are meeting in Ottawa today to map out their demands ahead of next week's throne speech — demands that include more money to cover ballooning health care costs.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Canada's premiers push for $28B top-up to annual federal health care spending
Canada's premiers are demanding $28 billion in additional federal funding to cover their ballooning health care costs — a boost that would bring annual transfers to $70 billion.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Some good news from across the country
With much of the country struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still some good-news stories to report. Here's a brief roundup.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Pharmacy COVID-19 testing on the way as Ontario sees highest daily count since early June
The province has seen an upswing in its infection numbers since mid-August, largely in three public health units: Toronto, Peel and Ottawa.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Dying Windsor woman gets exemption, sees U.S. parents for final time
Diane Costello, a colorectal cancer patient in Windsor, Ont., has gotten her dying wish to see her American parents one last time after public health officials granted them an exemption to COVID-19 border restrictions.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

What trusted journalism looks like in the age of disinformation, polarization
CBC News is one of the most trusted news brands in Canada, but we do not take the public's trust for granted or assume most people understand how our stories get made. The editor's blog is an attempt to share some of what goes on behind the scenes. In this edition, we unpack how CBC News deals with confidential sources and allegations of political bias.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

U.S. banning use of WeChat, TikTok, citing national security reasons
The U.S. Commerce Department will roll out a ban of transactions in the United States using TikTok and WeChat, starting Sunday.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

U.S. bans WeChat, TikTok, citing national security reasons
The U.S. Commerce Department has issued an order that will bar people in the United States from downloading Chinese-owned messaging app WeChat and video-sharing app TikTok, starting Sunday.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Suspicious activity found on 48,000 CRA accounts after cyberattacks: treasury board
The Treasury Board of Canada says it has uncovered suspicious activities on more than 48,000 Canada Revenue Agency accounts following cyberattacks in July and August.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Friday
Provinces say people are flouting provincial rules around gathering size limits, leading officials to crack down and impose new restrictions as COVID-19 infections climb across Canada. 



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

'That grin, that big heart': Remembering Terry Fox, the Marathon of Hope and one day in Thunder Bay
Bill Vigars, a close friend and confidante of Terry Fox, recalls the last days of the Marathon of Hope in Thunder Bay, Ont., and the inspiration it gave Canadians as a virtual version of the annual run is set to go ahead Sunday, 40 years later.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Search for missing P.E.I. teens now a recovery operation, resumed at dawn
With first light, fishermen in Northport, P.E.I., were getting geared up to head back onto the water to continue with the search for two missing teenagers.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Missing P.E.I. teens identified as Alex Hutchinson and Ethan Reilly
With first light, fishermen in Northport, P.E.I., were getting geared up to head back onto the water to continue with the search for two missing teenagers.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

A huge wetland is burning in Brazil, and the fires are far bigger than California's
The world's largest tropical wetland is not supposed to burn. And yet, Brazil's Pantanal is on fire. Some 25,000 square kilometres have already been destroyed, and experts say it's going to get worse.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Federal COVID-19 supports for Canadians with disabilities are too little, too late, advocates say
More than six months into the global pandemic, the Liberal government is being accused of failing to meet the needs of the Canadians with disabilities who are among those hardest-hit by the public health crisis.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

The boom in household waste and what our garbage tells us about the COVID economy
Some of Canada's biggest cities are seeing a surge in household waste, and it's thanks to a combination of COVID-related trends such as more online shopping, disposable goods and home renovations.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

TIFF trailblazer Michelle Latimer leads group of Indigenous filmmakers telling their own stories
With Inconvenient Indian and Trickster, filmmaker Michelle Latimer is doing double duty at TIFF. Now, the Indigenous director is working to "decolonize" the set and helping the next generation of storytellers.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Wetlands are burning: Worst fire season in a decade threatens Brazil's Pantanal
The world's largest tropical wetland is not supposed to burn. And yet, Brazil's Pantanal is on fire. Some 25,000 square kilometres have already been destroyed, and experts say it's going to get worse.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

White House pressure for more Iran sanctions is mainly serving to isolate U.S. from its allies
Atrophy of U.S. political and moral authority presents Ottawa with a serious foreign policy challenge, writes Sam Khanlari.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Why birds migrate through cities — and how you can help them succeed
In this week's issue of our environment newsletter, we look at ways to help birds migrate through Canadian cities, Arctic sea ice loss and how wildfires far away can have a physical and mental effect on us.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Why doctors think you should get the flu shot this year — and soon
As COVID-19 cases climb in many provinces, flu season is also on the horizon. Doctors say there's more interest in the flu shot this year — and there should be. But they're warning patients to get the shot sooner rather than later. Here's why.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Why saliva testing for COVID-19 in Canada won't be a panacea for long lineups any time soon
Canadians in several provinces face long lines for a swab to help diagnose COVID-19 as school and workplaces open. New testing technologies could help, but doctors say they won't be a silver bullet.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 18, 2020

Why saliva testing for COVID-19 in Canada won't be ending the long lineups any time soon
Canadians in several provinces face long lines for a swab to help diagnose COVID-19 as school and workplaces open. New testing technologies could help, but doctors say they won't be a silver bullet.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

WATCH The National: Ontario slashes gathering limits, B.C. approves a less invasive COVID-19 test for kids
The National for September 17, 2020



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Broadcaster Marci Ien to run for the Liberals in Bill Morneau's old riding
The federal Liberals have named broadcaster Marci Ien as their candidate in the riding formerly held by Bill Morneau.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Record high 165 new cases of COVID-19 confirmed in B.C.
A record number of new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in B.C. on Thursday, and two new outbreaks have been declared in hospitals in the Lower Mainland.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Border agency made a mistake in issuing U.S. billionaire a quarantine exemption: Blair
Public Safety Minister Bill Blair says an American billionaire was mistakenly permitted to enter Canada without following the 14-day quarantine rule because of a decision by the Canada Border Services Agency.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Speeding Tesla driver caught napping behind the wheel on Alberta highway
A 20-year-old B.C. motorist who who found reclining behind the wheel of a Tesla while the electric vehicle was on autopilot has been charged by the RCMP in Alberta with speeding.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

How a handful of students caused Western University's COVID-19 outbreak
The number of Western University students testing positive for COVID-19 is now at 28 after an outbreak that started with groups of students living off-campus engaging in high-risk behaviour as school resumed.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Some good news from around the world on Thursday
With much of the world struggling through the COVID-19 pandemic, there are still some good-news stories to report. Here's a brief roundup.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Provincial Supreme Court judge upholds N.L. travel ban
Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court Justice Donald Burrage has upheld the province's controversial travel ban.



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Sep 17, 2020

N.L. travel ban upheld in provincial Supreme Court ruling
Newfoundland and Labrador Supreme Court Justice Donald Burrage has upheld the province's controversial travel ban, which prohibits non-residents from crossing borders at will.



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Sep 17, 2020

Canadian payment firm Nuvei makes history with most valuable tech IPO ever on TSX
Shares in Montreal-based payment processing firm Nuvei Corp. started trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange Thursday, raising $700 million in the biggest initial public offering of a technology company in the history of the TSX.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

O'Toole slams government over COVID-19 testing after waiting hours at Ottawa site
Conservative Leader Erin O'Toole denounced the current state of COVID-19 testing in Canada after his family waited hours at an Ottawa site Wednesday only to be turned away because of capacity issues.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

U.S attorney general Barr likens stay-at-home orders to slavery
Attorney General William Barr drew sharp condemnation Thursday for comparing lockdown orders during the coronavirus pandemic to slavery.



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Sep 17, 2020

U.S. attorney general Barr likens stay-at-home orders to slavery, as Trump derides focus on Black history
U.S. Attorney General William Barr drew sharp condemnation Thursday for likening lockdown orders during the coronavirus pandemic to slavery.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Ontario rolls back gathering limits in some areas as 293 new COVID-19 cases reported
Ontario is rolling back gathering limits in some areas of the province, and also implementing new fines for people who host and attend large gatherings during the pandemic, Premier Doug Ford announced Thursday.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Trudeau starts consultations with opposition leaders on next week's throne speech
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will begin consultations today with opposition leaders about next week's throne speech, which could theoretically bring down his minority Liberal government if no opposition party supports it.



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Sep 17, 2020

Alexei Navalny aides cite water bottles in Siberia hotel as possible contamination source
Colleagues of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny said Thursday that a bottle of water with a trace of the Novichok nerve agent was found in his hotel room after his poisoning.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

PST in Alberta has long been taboo. Is Jason Kenney the one to finally sell it?
Premier Jason Kenney's conservative ideology and long-term opposition to tax increases could work in his favour if he ever tried to introduce a provincial sales tax in Alberta, political observers suggest.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Coronavirus: What's happening in Canada and around the world on Thursday
With climbing cases of COVID-19 across Canada, health experts are struggling to trace the source of new infections — raising concerns that several provinces are lacking crucial information to curb a potential second wave this fall. 



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

2 teenagers missing off shore of western P.E.I.
There is a search underway this morning in for a boat that did not return, says Alberton Mayor David Gordon.



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Sep 17, 2020

Aircraft, dozens of boats searching for teenagers in water off P.E.I.
Search and rescue aircraft, coast guard vessels and dozens of local boats are combing the shoreline of Cascumpec Bay in western P.E.I. for signs of two missing teenagers.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Search for 2 missing P.E.I. teens called off, considered missing persons
The search for two missing male teens off western P.E.I. has been suspended and is now considered a missing persons case, search and rescue officials said Thursday evening.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Search for 2 missing teens suspended, considered missing persons
The search for two missing male teens off western P.E.I. has been suspended and is now considered a missing persons case, search and rescue officials said via Twitter Thursday evening.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Search for missing teens in water off P.E.I. continues with aircraft, dozens of boats
Search and rescue aircraft, coast guard vessels and dozens of local boats as well as volunteers on foot are combing the shoreline of Cascumpec Bay in western P.E.I. for signs of two missing teenage boys.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Military calls off search for teens missing off P.E.I. coast
The search for two missing male teens off western P.E.I. has been suspended and is now considered a missing persons case, search and rescue officials said Thursday evening.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Peter Nygard's son fears dad will flee Canada before sex assault investigation is complete
Peter Nygard's son says he fears his father will flee Canada before it's determined whether or not criminal charges can be laid in connection with allegations of sexual assault, leaving no way to bring the fashion mogul back to face his accusers in the future.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Running an election in a pandemic is complicated — especially when politicians are the ones at risk
What if you held an election and the party leaders themselves weren't allowed to leave the house?



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Quebec extremists radicalized by COVID-19 conspiracy theories could turn to violence, experts warn
Experts who monitor extremist groups in Quebec are also concerned about the role conspiracy theories are playing in radicalizing online behaviour, and the possibility it could turn into real-world violence. 



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

N.B. doctor blamed for COVID-19 outbreak receives letter of support from 1,500 physicians
More than 1,500 physicians signed a letter in support of Dr. Jean Robert Ngola, saying he was "unjustly" blamed for a COVID-19 outbreak in Campbellton, N.B., that resulted in 40 cases and two deaths. Earlier this month, a Fifth Estate investigation revealed dozens of other potential sources of the outbreak.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Is heat needed to clean reusable masks? Your COVID questions answered
Is heat or soap more important for cleaning reusable masks? Are damp masks less effective? What's a safe way to travel to a COVID testing centre if you don't own a car? Can you get COVID twice? Are infrared thermometers dangerous? Your questions answered.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Pandemic conspiracies online inspiring threats and violence in real world
Experts who monitor extremist groups in Quebec are also concerned about the role conspiracy theories are playing in radicalizing online behaviour, and the possibility it could turn into real-world violence. 



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

'I was preparing myself to be executed': Belarus protesters recall police detention in Minsk
Every weekend for more than a month, the streets of Belarus cities have overflowed with protesters pushing to remove long-serving President Alexander Lukashenko from power. Police have resorted to torture and intimidation to make them stop. CBC spoke to two victims about their efforts to overcome their horrific ordeal.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Canadian megamall developer's U.S. project on shaky ground because of pandemic
The owners of the West Edmonton Mall mortgaged that property along with a second megamall, in order to finance a third, the new American Dream outside of Manhattan. The timing couldn't have been worse, with COVID arriving days before a planned grand opening. Now behind on mortgage payments, can the wealthy Edmonton family maintain control of their empire?



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Canadian megamall developer's U.S. project on shaky ground due to pandemic
The owners of the West Edmonton Mall mortgaged that property along with a second megamall, in order to finance a third, the new American Dream outside of Manhattan. The timing couldn't have been worse, with COVID arriving days before a planned grand opening. Now behind on mortgage payments, can the wealthy Edmonton family maintain control of their empire?



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Exploring the danger behind Quebec's anti-mask conspiracy theorists
Experts who monitor extremist groups in Quebec are also concerned about the role conspiracy theories are playing in radicalizing online behaviour, and the possibility it could turn into real-world violence. 



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Canada's special forces seek outside intelligence advice
Canada's elite special forces are looking for some outside intelligence advice — a move that one expert suggests is meant to make the highly-trained unit less dependent on allies, notably the Americans.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

Canada's biggest mall owner gambled on American Dream. Then came COVID
The owners of the West Edmonton Mall mortgaged that property along with a second megamall, in order to finance a third, the new American Dream outside of Manhattan. The timing couldn't have been worse, with COVID arriving days before a planned grand opening. Now behind on mortgage payments, can the wealthy Edmonton family maintain control of their empire?



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

The climate crisis is still a massive threat — even in the middle of a pandemic
Questions are being asked now about how quickly or enthusiastically the Liberals should turn their focus back from the pandemic to the threat of runaway climate change. It doesn't have to be a binary choice.



CBC Top Stories
Sep 17, 2020

The U.S. economy is hurting, and the outlook from the central bank is bleak
Borrowers can breathe a sigh of relief as the U.S. central bank predicts interest rates will stay low for years, but Jerome Powell warns that the unexpectedly quick recovery in the economy following the outbreak of COVID-19 is not likely to persist, and more government spending is needed.



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