Most talked about Canadian Broadcasting Corporation stories

Pick-and-Pay cable should be an option in Canada, says CRTC — Canada's broadcast regulator has issued broad new proposals that could, if adopted, dramatically alter how Canadians receive and pay for their television. The proposals issued Thursday by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission include requiring cable and satellite providers to offer a basic service made up primarily of local Canadian channels - something CRTC chairman Jean-Pierre Blais calls "skinny basic."

RBG unveils new permanent art project — The Royal Botanical Gardens unveiled a new addition to its sprawling, green grounds Thursday - an infusion of sculpture and public art. It's a project called the International Sculpture Collection, founded by Hamilton insurance broker Dan Lawrie and managed by Cobalt Connects and the RBG.

Hero dog saves owner from Windsor house fire — A Windsor dog is being called a hero after alerting her owner of a house fire Wednesday morning. The owner was able to escape the blaze to safety after Mystique and a fire alarm woke her up.

Energy East Pipeline route crosses 961 waterways: report — A new report from the Council of Canadians says the Energy East Pipeline would cross and endanger 961 waterways that are important for drinking water, First Nations cultures and treaty rights, fish and wildlife habitat and tourism. That includes 300 waterways in New Brunswick.

Ebola patients get help from Windsor doctor in Africa — A Windsor doctor who has been treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone says more resources and education are needed to stop the spread of the killer disease. Dr. Tim Jagatic, who works with Doctors Without Borders, recently returned from caring for patients exposed to Ebola in Sierra Leone.