Rescue teams struggle to reach submerged homes in India following floods and landslides

Rescue teams in India battled thick mud and debris on Saturday to reach dozens of submerged homes as the death toll from landslides and accidents from torrential monsoon rains rose to 125. The state of Maharashtra has suffered the heaviest rains in July in four decades, experts say. Showers lasting several days have severely affected the lives of hundreds of […]

Player’s Own Voice Podcast: Skylar Park

Skylar Park is one of only two taekwondo athletes that Canada has sent to Tokyo. But tomorrow, she is aiming for the final in the Olympic category of 57 kilograms. The friendly but deadly young Winnipegger has captured the attention of the martial arts world. With sixteen Black Belts in Skylar’s immediate family, she trained for 20 of her 22 […]

Bell Island has an explosive problem – and these military divers are back to defuse it

Military divers returned to Newfoundland waters to complete a job started two years ago: removing ammunition and explosives from ships sunk during World War II. During the war, in an attempt to prevent the iron ore supply from reaching Allied forces, four ships were sunk by German submarines off the coast of Bell Island in Conception Bay in Newfoundland. The […]

CBC Radio’s The House: Canada in a Changing World

CBC News: Home47:45Canada in a Changing World On this week’s show: Canadians in the Tourism Industry Talk About Reopening and Recovery. A panel of MPs discuss Canadian foreign policy, including relations with Cuba, Haiti and China. And a critic and supporter of the Cuban government discuss the unrest in that country. Additionally, two election experts discuss the federal Green Party’s […]

Canadians make controversial first-round choice to Logan Mailloux, who asked teams not to draft him

General manager Marc Bergevin defends the controversial selection of the Montreal Canadiens in the NHL Draft on Friday. The Habs took Logan Mailloux with the No.31 pick just days after the defender posted a statement on Twitter asking teams not to pick him in this year’s draft. Mailloux’s statement followed news that he had been charged and fined in Sweden […]