Most talked about Canadian Broadcasting Corporation stories

Bill Cosby performs to adoring crowd amid rape allegations

cbc.ca — The protesters didn't show, the would-be hecklers didn't take the bait, the weeks of headlines about sexual assaults disappeared and Bill Cosby, for 90 minutes at least, regained the revered status he long enjoyed.

Shannon Szabados picks up first win in men's pro league

cbc.ca — Goaltender Shannon Szabados has earned her first win in the Southern Professional Hockey League. She made 34 saves for the Columbus Cottonmouths in a 5-4 overtime win over the Fayetteville FireAntz on Friday. It was also the first win of the season for Columbus (1-8).

Fresh out of a coma, teen eager to play hockey again

cbc.ca — Last weekend 13-year-old Ali Khaleghi was in a medically induced coma, having nearly died on the ice at a Toronto-area hockey rink. But today he was back on his feet, watching his North York Rangers from the stands and itching to get back in the game.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @rolandparis: On what legal basis? Self-defence would not cut it. "Syria could be next target of Canada's CF-18s" #cdnpoli cbc.ca/m/news/politic…

"I Felt Safe in the Ebola Hot Zone"

cbc.ca — The numbers of people affected by the virus in Africa are staggering more than fourteen thousand infected and more than five thousand dead. So far, those of us who live and work in North America are mainly suffering from paranoia about a virus that has infected just a handful of health care workers outside of Africa.
Nov 22, 2014

"I felt safe in the #Ebola hot zone." 3 Canadian docs share their stories on @cbcwhitecoat cbc.ca/1.2843771 @MSF_Canada @redcrosstalk

Nov 22, 2014

RT @cbcwhitecoat: This week's episode: "I Felt Safe in the #Ebola Hot Zone" 3 Canadian MDs share their stories cbc.ca/1.2843771 On air and online today!

Kinder Morgan protests: More protesters arrested as test drilling starts

cbc.ca — About 100 anti-pipeline protesters marched up Burnaby Mountain and several were arrested Saturday for crossing into the Kinder Morgan work site as the company continued with test drilling that started Friday night. Organizers, who say they are trying to stage a peaceful day of civil disobedience, decided in advance of the march who among them would offer themselves up for arrest.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @CBCNews: More Kinder Morgan protesters arrested as test drilling starts ift.tt/1xEbquM pic.twitter.com/FeSixyMFXq

Charity box stolen from Mississauga grocery store

cbc.ca — Peel Regional Police are investigating after a thief walked out of a Mississauga, Ont., grocery store with a charity box and what is thought to be thousands of dollars intended for orphans in Poland. 'I can't see the nerve of someone doing that.'

Smoke and Mirrors

cbc.ca — Think silent film couldn't possibly work on the radio? Think again. Benjamin Conkling was an avant-garde film director from the turn of the century whose movies were too depressing for words.
Nov 22, 2014

Genius gets thrown around a lot these days but never this appropriately “@ajeroth2112: Genius work from @J_Goldstein cbc.ca/wiretap/episod…

Syria could be next target of Canada's CF-18s

cbc.ca — Behind closed doors, Canadian officials are working feverishly to prepare for Canadian jets to strike targets inside Syria, CBC News has learned. Sources have told CBC that Canada is close to clearing away "the legal hurdles" that stand in the way of extending the combat mission from Iraq into Syria, should the government decide to expand the mission.
Nov 22, 2014

"Canada is close to clearing away 'the legal hurdles'" that stand in the way of bombing Syria. ...what? cbc.ca/news/politics/…

Nov 22, 2014

John McCain calls the mission against ISIS 'delusional' as Canada gets ready to expand bombing into Syria. bit.ly/1p8wmZ3

Rob Nicholson calls on Russia to leave Ukraine

cbc.ca — Defence Minister Rob Nicholson is calling on Russia to get out of Ukraine, saying that what's happening there is "completely unacceptable." Speaking at the International Security Forum in Halifax, Nicholson told delegates during a panel on Saturday that the people of Ukraine deserve the freedom they fought for.

Reverse Voting, Crack Fisherman, Pen Fest, Elopement Planner

cbc.ca — This week on This Is That: - In response to low voter turnout, Alberta town to cast votes on behalf of its residents.
Nov 22, 2014

RT @CBCThisIsThat: BC, tune into @CBCRadio now and meet Canada's pre-eminent elopement planner. ow.ly/EHuoK

DNTO 'fesses up about "confessions" (Nov. 22, 2014)

cbc.ca — From cheating on an English test to cheating on a partner, secrets big and small can weigh heavily on us. And when we finally unburden ourselves, things don't always turn out the way we expect. This week, DNTO wonders: when you confess, what happens next?

Felines hit the catwalk at Supreme Cat Show

cbc.ca — The one-day Supreme Cat Show, held at the NEC Arena in Birmingham, England, is one of the largest cat-fancying competitions in Europe with over 1,000 cats being exhibited.

B.C. outdoorsmen risk criminal records in David vs. Goliath battle to keep lakes public

cbc.ca — A group of outdoorsmen near Merritt, B.C., say they're being threatened with criminal charges and accuse the RCMP of taking sides in a dispute over access to lakes on a massive cattle ranch owned by a U.S. billionaire. The Douglas Lake Cattle Company is trying to restrict access to more than 30 lakes on a spread the size of Luxembourg.
Nov 22, 2014

B.C. outdoorsmen from Merritt risk criminal records in David vs. Goliath battle to keep lakes public cbc.ca/1.2844031

What the comet can teach us

cbc.ca — Johanna Wagstaffe tells us what information the Philiea lander may give us
Nov 22, 2014

Need a little science on a Saturday? What the comet can teach us. ow.ly/EIIfY via @JWagstaffe & Our Vancouver #cbc

Buffalo snow 2014: Flooding feared as weather warms

cbc.ca — Residents in the Buffalo area are bracing for flooding as rain and temperatures of up to 15 C are in the forecast following a three-day onslaught that dumped a historic 2.13 metres of snow on the region and killed at least 12 people.
Nov 22, 2014

Buffalo snow 2014: Flooding feared as weather warms cbc.ca/1.2845759

Canadian military veterans plan to enlist with Kurds battling ISIS

cbc.ca — A number of Canadian military veterans say they'll be enlisting with the growing ranks of foreign fighters who have joined the Kurdish battle against ISIS in Syria and Iraq. CBC News has learned of a half-dozen former Canadian Forces personnel planning to join Kurdish troops in the following weeks and months, with some citing what they see as an insufficient military response by Canada to the ISIS onslaught.

U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria kill over 900, activist group says

cbc.ca — A prominent Syrian activist group monitoring its civil war says U.S.-led airstrikes in the country have killed over 900 people since September, many fighters of the militant Islamic State in Iraq and Syria group, though some civilians as well. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Saturday that the U.S.-led airstrikes have killed 785 ISIS militants.

2 young adults killed in east-end Montreal car crash

cbc.ca — Two people between the ages of 18 and 20 are dead after an early-morning crash in Montreal's east end. The incident took place around 2:15 a.m. ET, according to Const. Jean-Pierre Brabant of the Montreal police. The car was travelling west on Notre-Dame Street East when the driver lost control and crashed into a tree on private residential property.
Nov 22, 2014

These stories are so upsetting. MT @CBCMontreal: 2 young adults killed, 3 critical after crash cbc.ca/1.2845743 pic.twitter.com/D7nDDlPpq1