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evolution of disinformation

A story with a headline claiming Canada was going to "Ban Christians from Demonstrating in Public," grew from an online ecosystem of spin and scare tactics. CBC News tracked this particular example back through time on social media to uncover where it came from and how it evolved over time. 

9/19/2019 2:00:00 AM

Military police

Cpl. Chantal Jadwiga Condie, 41, also faces arson charges after a fire at a home on the base on July 20, 2015, according to court records.

9/18/2019 4:21:09 PM

Fumigation in Havana

The mysterious ailments experienced by some 40 Canadian and U.S. diplomats and their families while stationed in Cuba may have had nothing to do with sonic "attacks" identified in earlier studies.

9/19/2019 2:00:00 AM

House "For Sale" signs in Toronto real estate.

The U.S. Federal Reserve cut rates on Tuesday to keep the U.S. boom alive as global economy weakens. And Canada is already feeling the impact.

9/19/2019 2:00:00 AM

GM Oshawa plant

Hundreds of GM workers in Oshawa have been told to stay home Wednesday after a strike by auto workers in the U.S. has limited the number of parts shipped to Canada, shutting down the truck assembly line at the plant.

9/18/2019 7:31:13 AM

CLIMATE-CHANGE/THUNBERG

The United Nations hopes the presence of hundreds of young people will motivate governments and corporations to take bold climate action when world leaders meet in New York City for the annual UN General Assembly next week.

9/19/2019 2:00:33 AM

Discovery Boxes

Classrooms across Canada can borrow sets of Second World War artifacts and reproductions in the second instalment of a popular learning tool provided by the Canadian War Museum.

9/18/2019 4:54:47 PM

Graeme Gibson

Graeme Gibson, the Canadian author, conservationist and longtime champion of writers' rights, has died at age 85. "We are grateful for his wise, ethical and committed life," said his longtime partner, Margaret Atwood, noting "he avoided the decline into further dementia that he feared."

9/18/2019 9:25:20 AM

Tim Hortons-Beyond Meat- Breakfast Sandwiches

Tim Hortons is pulling Beyond Meat products from Canadian locations outside Ontario and B.C., but the parent company of the fast-food chain says it may bring the plant-based protein foods back later if there's enough demand.

9/18/2019 12:15:27 PM

trudeau scheer composite

No trends are emerging in the early days of the campaign, with the polls still showing a tie between the Conservatives and Liberals after the first week.

9/18/2019 2:00:00 AM