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Honour-Killing Expert To Testify At Shafia Trial

CBC | Posted 12.05.2011 | Home

A so-called honour-killing expert is expected to testify Monday at the canal deaths trial in Kingston, Ont. Shahrzad Mojab is...

Quebec Police Officer Killed

CBC | Posted 01.31.2012 | Canada

A Bromont municipal police officer has died after he was hit by a truck on the side of a road Thursday, Quebec provincial police say. ...

ANALYSIS: Papandreou's Referendum Gamble

CBC | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home

George Papandreou's surprise referendum gamble — offering to put this latest European bailout plan to a popular vote in Greece — is n...

Edmonton Imam Released After Alleged Beating, Arrest In Saudi Arabia

CBC | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home

An Edmonton imam who was allegedly assaulted and detained in Saudi Arabia over the weekend thanked those who helped secure his release fr...

Friends Of Old Time Radio Gather In Newark, N.J. For One Last Convention (VIDEO)

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 12.16.2011 | Weird News

From 1920 until the mid-1950s, no other medium unified America like radio. Unlike newspapers, which were regionally focused, radio dramas like "The...

Police Update Valerie Leblanc Investigation

CBC | Posted 10.14.2011 | Home

The mother of Valérie Leblanc pleaded for the public's help Thursday, two months after the Gatineau, Que., teen's body was found badly b...

Man Falls From Balcony After Being Tasered By Police

CBC | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home

A tense standoff involving Toronto police ended with a man being shot by a Taser before plummeting from a balcony to the concrete below. ...

Falling Glass Hits Cars In Toronto: Report

CBC | Posted 11.06.2011 | Home

Another piece of glass has fallen from a Toronto highrise building, crashing to the ground Tuesday morning in what is becoming a frighten...

Top 10 Ways the Congressional Black Caucus Should be More Like Allen West

Katie Halper | Posted 11.01.2011 | Comedy
Katie Halper

I doubt that any members of the Congressional Black Caucus got any sleep last night. I'm sure they were tossing and turning, sick with worry and regret, trembling in fear over Allen West's threat to leave the caucus.

West Threatens To Quit Black Caucus After Fellow Member Bashed Tea Party

Posted 10.31.2011 | Black Voices

Allen West, a Republican congressman from Florida and a champion of Tea Party groups, said he was mulling quitting the Congressional Black Caucus afte...

What I've Learned From Canada's Election Campaign

Bill Mann | Posted 06.26.2011 | World
Bill Mann

A few things I've learned covering Canada's current national election campaign for this past month from my vantage point on the Canadian border, where I get Canadian radio and TV.

John Dunsworth of Trailer Park Boys on Liquor and Politics

Ben Evans | Posted 05.31.2011 | Entertainment
Ben Evans

These are some truly choice answers taken from an audio interview I recently did with Canadian actor John Dunsworth, who played Jim Lahey in the famed Trailer Park Boys TV/movie franchise.

Haiti Resists US Pressure; Announces Aristide Can Return

Mark Weisbrot | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Weisbrot

It didn't get much attention in the media, but U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton did something quite surprising on Sunday. After taping intervie...

Congressional Black Caucus Chairman: Reelecting Obama Will Be 'Enormous Challenge'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-Mo.), the new chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, emphasized Monday the difficult task that he believed Democrats have...

Congressional Black Caucus Extends Membership Offer To Black Republicans

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GOP Congressmen-elect Allen West (Fla.) and Tim Scott (S.C.), the party's first black House members since Rep. J.C. Watts of Oklahoma retired in 2003,...

Canada Faced Terrorism Before U.S. -- 40 Years Ago This Week

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Mann

This week, 40 years ago, was probably the most atypical period in Canadian history, a worrisome time fraught with fear in a usually peaceful country and province.

NBC's Vancouver Olympics Coverage Not Too Bad, Eh?

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Bill Mann

As much as it pains this long-time newspaper TV critic to do so, I must admit that NBC did a pretty good job up here in Vancouver.

Why Are Some Civil Rights Groups and Leaders On the Wrong Side of Net Neutrality?

James Rucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
James Rucker

Several Congressional Black Caucus members were among 72 Democrats to write the FCC last fall questioning the need for Net Neutrality.

Review of Boy In The Moon

Giles Slade | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Giles Slade

The understanding of life we're given is always insufficient, but we can still expand it while acquiring and experiencing pleasure, warmth and reward.

Hockey "In These Times"

B.D. Gallof | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
B.D. Gallof

Old, new, it's not a battle of two sides anymore. Instead, it's a crowded pool where any fan can glean info, rumor, opinion, humor or just about anything else with a mouse click via the Web or Twitter.

Holiday Giving: Intimate Evenings with Acclaimed Authors and Rare Collector's Books

Marissa Bronfman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Marissa Bronfman

Giving is a given during December but why not give a little something extra special this holiday season that will delight the book lovers in your life and promote literacy abroad?

Jeff Muskus

Congressional Black Caucus Chair Backs Reid | Jeff Muskus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Following the lead of President Obama, the chair of the Congressional Black Caucus said Sunday night that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid shouldn't ...

One of the First American "Python" Fans Recalls Series' Early Days -- in Canada

Bill Mann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bill Mann

My all-time favorite series, without hesitation, is Monty Python's Flying Circus, the brilliant BBC show marking its 40th birthday this week with a series on the Independent Film Channel.

Canada Reads Contest Finds The Book That All Of Canada Should Read

Toronto Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

At Tuesday's announcement of the 2010 five-book reading list, much was made of the sales bump experienced by past winners of the annual CBC Radio lite...

Black Lawmakers Adjusting To Political Realities Of Obama Era

AP | BEN EVANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The euphoria over President Barack Obama's inauguration is giving way to political reality for African-American lawmakers as Democr...