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 […]

Tylor Megill and Pete Alonso take the Mets to the Blue Jays

Pete Alonso scored twice and rookie Tylor Megill allowed two singles in six crispy innings for his first career victory as the New York Mets opened an 11-game homestand with a 3-0 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays Friday night. Alonso hit a two-run homerun against former teammate Steven Matz (8-5) in the first and added a 450-foot solo homerun […]

It’s a self-service medal ceremony as Chinese shooter wins first Tokyo Olympics gold

China’s Yang Qian won the first Tokyo Olympics gold medal in the women’s 10-meter rifle competition on Saturday and, due to COVID-19 protocols, showed up with her Olympic gear. The usual Olympic ceremony which features medalists having their prizes placed over their heads by various dignitaries has been replaced by athletes doing the honors themselves. We told you that these […]

Body search ends at Florida condo collapse site

Firefighters declared the end of their search for bodies at the site of a collapsed condominium building in Florida on Friday, concluding a month of painstaking work to clear layers of dangerous debris that were once piled up on several floors. The June 24 collapse in the oceanfront condo at Champlain Towers South killed 97 people, and at least one […]