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The National

The flagship nightly news and current affairs program from Canada's public broadcaster, CBC-TV.

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A new plague has hit parts of Ontario — hungry caterpillars on a feeding frenzy. @FarrahMerali 

Masks or face coverings will be mandatory in all indoor public spaces across Quebec, beginning Saturday, July 18.

Your COVID Questions answered by Dr. Samir Gupta • Are masks with breathing valves less effective? (Spoiler: they are) • How concerned should we be about surfaces? • What’s the potential for long-term damage from the virus?

Have a COVID-19 question you want the doctors to answer? Email COVI @cbc .ca (Subject line: The National)

A Toronto man who wanted to spark uncomfortable conversations about anti-Black racism by cycling 46 km or running 4.6 km for 46 days to honour George Floyd inspired people from around the world. #TheMoment 

Remembering Grant Imahara — the robotics guru and former host of Mythbusters died Monday at age 49 from a brain aneurysm.

The COVID-19 pandemic has created a lot more empty short-term rentals in Toronto, while three hours away in Prince Edward County bookings are on the rise and both scenarios are creating challenges for tenants looking for somewhere to live long term. @davidcommon 

Working out in someone else's sweat may be gross, but it won’t give you COVID-19. @AndrewChangCBC  with what you need to know if you're hitting the gym during the pandemic.


How to maintain order during a Brexit vote in the House of Commons like Speaker John Bercow. #TheMoment 

Step aside Kardashians, Canada’s chief public health officers are the new celebs, dropping facts and reassurances daily.

Peter Mansbridge signs off from The National for the final time as host and chief correspondent of CBC News

There are two kinds of calls you get at 4:58 a.m. — the bad news kind, or the kind where someone tells you you've won the Nobel Prize in Physics.

Thousands are showing support for Harry Leslie Smith, a Second World War veteran and tireless refugee advocate, as the 95-year-old receives treatment in hospital in Belleville, Ont. #ICYMI 

Police are warning the public to consider Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, dangerous. Do not approach and call 911 if seen. Investigators say they have left B.C. and were last spotted in Northern Saskatchewan driving a grey 2011 Toyota RAV4.

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You may have seen the video of Washington Capitals’ Brett Connolly trying to give a little girl a puck, only to be intercepted twice by a man standing behind her. We asked Keelan Moxley for her side of the story. #TheMoment 

“It will pass, if we’re united” — frontline health-care workers share portraits of exhaustion after hours of treating COVID-19 patients.

This Somali man didn't realize he'd made it to Canada when found him cold & disoriented at the border