CBC Top Stories : 'Messy meteorological medley' in store across Canada

Date: 2015-01-02
Toronto cold snap/Jan 7

January is living up to its wintry reputation across the country, with Environment Canada issuing weather warnings or special weather statements in all 10 provinces.

By: Mortillaro, Nicole, 1972-

CBC Top Stories : How NORAD's Santa Tracker got its start — with a wrong number

Date: 2014-12-24

NORAD's Santa Tracker is an annual Christmas tradition that began in December 1955, when a straight-laced military man decided to be a good sport in response to a newspaper typo that prompted kids to call his top-secret hotline.

CBC Top Stories : Orangutan entitled to some human legal rights, Argentine court rules

Date: 2014-12-23

An orangutan that has lived 20 years at the Buenos Aires zoo is entitled to some legal rights enjoyed by humans, an Argentine court has ruled, a decision the ape's attorney called unprecedented and a ticket to greater freedom.

By: Keyes, J. Gregory, 1963- author