Donald Trump has promised to build a wall on the U.S-Mexico border. But parts of that border already have a fence. Here’s what you need to know.
While they have been used by the KKK as emblems of intimidation, the histories and cultural roots of these symbols predate the Klan and are unrelated to hate.
On the 70th wedding anniversary, a look back at all the gorgeous details — from the dress to the dessert to the diamonds.
Considered one of the most persecuted minorities, the Rohingya are also the single largest “stateless” community in the world.
From the North Korean dictator’s half-brother to a former KGB spy to the former leader of Hamas, here are seven cases of political assassinations using poisons.
Kim Jong-nam was once expected to succeed his father Kim Jong-il. But he fell out of favour and left North Korea. Then he was murdered. Meet the half-brother of dictator Kim Jong-un.
A riveting story implicating a pro basketball player and an underage teen model leads authorities to a reclusive young woman in a small Manitoba First Nations community. Here are the key moments in Shelly Chartier’s catfishing scam and subsequent trial.
They create a fake identity to steal your heart..or your hard-earned money. Here’s what you need to know about the fraudulent scheme known as “catfishing” and how to prevent it.
“It's an awful feeling to be falsely accused and then to have people you don't even know believe those accusations and actually throw them back in your face.”
"This is what I'm going to give the world - to contribute," says Jeremie Saunders, founder of the popular Sickboy podcast."
She has walked the runway. She has written two books. She has made million dollar deals. Now she has a new role — Assistant to the President. Meet America’s newest First Daughter.
"It is a betrayal of her privacy and of the family’s privacy. I certainly don’t think they should be broadcast.”
More than what meets the eye — five things the average person might not know about Montreal’s Park Ex neighbourhood.
Whether you want to sample the plethora of ethnic cuisines, explore some of the churches, or wander through the bustling streets, this vibrant neighbourhood has it all.
From Prince William and Harry’s christenings to school activities to holiday excursions, Princess Diana was a natural, as a mother.
Princess Diana’s death put the Crown at odds with the country. This is how the will of the people triumphed over centuries of tradition.
550 competitors from 17 nations are headed to Toronto to play adaptive sports that inspire recovery and support rehabilitation of veterans.
In anticipation of the seventh season of Game of Thrones, here are seven different versions of the epic theme song.
Ever wondered how to play the Iranian tar or the Greek oud? Perhaps you're a percussionist curious about the Peruvian cajón or want to learn the bamboo flute. The New Canadian Global Music Orchestra has you covered.
Listen to the Nunavut band cover "Ahead by a Century" entirely in Inuttitut, an Inuktitut dialect.
On the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, we relive the wonders of J.K. Rowling's magical world through the iconic music from the movies.
There's a whole heap of new music on the way. Here's a preview of some of the albums that summer has in store.
On World Refugee Day, we explore musical acts that are making music despite strife and displacement.
Alanna Gurr and the Greatest State's third EP mixes delicate raspy vocals with bass, drums, guitar and pedal steels, all interjected sparingly.
A playlist of Canadian songs that reference the oceans, the seas and and water journeys in honour of World Oceans Day.
On the 20th anniversary of Hanson's "MMMBop," we take a look at 10 of the thousands of covers of the song.
On the 10th anniversary of Record Store Day, we asked CBC Radio 2 hosts to tell us about their first visit to one.
"I think it's easy for me to sing about the beach because of those years growing up listening to the Beach Boys."
The Strombo Show welcomed Hollerado to celebrate its new album, Born Yesterday. Besides performing several new tracks, the band also covered the Dire Straits classic "Money for Nothing."
2017 Allan Waters Humanitarian Award recipient Buffy Sainte-Marie has been a musical inspiration to many. Here are five such Canadian musical acts.
In a year when the Junos are dominated by men, we put the spotlight on all the women nominees.
Ariana Grande, Drake, Justin Bieber, Rihanna, the Weeknd — here's how Raheem D mashed up five Juno 2017 nominees.
From clashing with Mahler to snubbing Hitler to premiering La bohème, Toscanini's eventful life is the stuff of legend.
In honour of our little four-legged friends on National Puppy Day, here's a playlist to celebrate.
There's a whole heap of new music on the way. Here's a preview of some of the albums that spring has in store.
Albert Einstein wasn't only a gifted scientist, but an avid music enthusiast. On March 14, his birthday, we delve into his second love.
Whether you're headed to a pie bake-off or simply looking for some tunes that your inner mathlete can rock out to, here are 14 songs to celebrate Pi Day.
We look at women who are pioneers and trailblazers changing the music industry by challenging social norms.
CBC producers and hosts pick all the songs you shouldn't miss in celebration of IWD 2017.
Science is awesome and so are outer space discoveries! Here are some playlists to celebrate.
As news of The Vinyl Cafe host Stuart McLean's passing broke, musicians across Canada took to social media to post condolences.
With Canada turning 150 years old this year, it’s time to brush up on some grade school geography. Take this quiz to find out how well you know the flags of Canada's provinces and territories.
It’s Canada’s 150th birthday in 2017. What better time to test your knowledge of the provinces and territories? Do you know the origins behind each one’s name? Take this quiz to find out.
While going through Oscar nominations, CTVNews.ca came across some interesting trivia about each of the nine best picture nominations. Here three trivia highlights from each of the nominated movies, sans spoilers.
2017 marks a milestone birthday for Canada. The country is turning 150. So what better time to test your Canadian-ness? Think you know the origins of Canada’s provincial and territorial capital names? Take this test to find out.
A map highlighting the countries impacted by U.S. President Donald Trump's executive order, the neighbouring Muslim-majority nations that were not included, and Trump’s business holdings in that region.
The winner needs enough votes to hit 50 per cent plus one, or 16,901 points. But the system's quirks make it more complicated than that - and harder to predict a winner.
Activists and celebrities join anti-inauguration events to protest Donald Trump becoming America’s 45th president.
From European roots, to five children from three wives, to eight grandchildren, a look at president-elect Donald Trump’s family tree.
As clock counts down to the Swearing In Ceremony that will take place on the west front of the U.S. Capitol Building, CTVNews.ca takes a look back at Donald Trump’s rise in politics from 2011 to now.
For Canada, this New Year's Eve marks the beginning of countrywide celebrations for next year's Canada Day. Here is why the festivities are starting 182 days early and how you can join in.
Canada's chief public health officer, Dr. Gregory Taylor, is retiring on Friday. His final report, released Thursday, outlines key factors influencing the well-being of Canadians and what needs to change.
From welcome guides to wedding mishaps, a look back at heartwarming stories about Syrian refugees in Canada from the year gone by.
To celebrate Canada's 'inclusivity, creativity and diversity' ahead of the nation’s 150th birthday, the Toronto Symphony Orchestra has recorded our national anthem in Arabic, American Sign Language, Cree, English, French, German, Italian, Mandarin, Punjabi, Spanish, Tagalog, and Tamil.
When tracked on radar, a private aircraft flying above the German countryside spelled “Hello” on its flight path.
Canada is open to talking about its existing trade deals even if other countries want to re-open them, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said.
With the 2016 U.S. election now over, here is a look at how events unfolded on November 8, Election Day and the aftermath once the results were announced on November 9.
As Canada celebrates Remembrance Day, here is a closer look at the Newfoundlanders who fought in the Battle of Somme.
What you need to know about the Dakota Access pipeline, the protests surrounding its construction and its impact.
Donald Trump has promised to reopen the North American Free Trade Agreement and get tough on America's NATO allies. CTVNews.ca compares his policies to those of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and breaks down the impact they could have on Canada.
CTVNews.ca breaks down the impact a President Hillary Clinton could have on Canada, and how her policies compare to those of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
A special report released by the Canadian Cancer Society shows that cancers of the mouth and throat caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) are rising dramatically among Canadian men.
A closer look at the areas Hurricane Matthew will impact, the crisis and disaster management resources available in some of these areas and the probable track of some recent tropical storms.
From births and marriages to career successes and key political appointments, CTVNews.ca highlights significant moments in the lives of presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.
Hso Khan Pha, an exiled Burmese prince who had been quietly living in a small central Alberta town, has died at age 78.
With the itinerary for their upcoming tour to British Columbia and the Yukon now revealed, what gifts could be in store for the Royal Family?
The Royal Family has dozens of events planned during its eight-day visit and will meet thousands of Canadians along the way.
On CTVNews.ca: everything you need to know about the race to the White House and the upcoming U.S. election, including debate dates, battleground states and what exactly is an electoral college?
An Australian father of three has apologized and is now asking for privacy after a family road trip, apparently driven by mental illness, which triggered a police search and ended with his wife and daughter in hospital and another daughter charged with theft.