Looking back to Apollo 11: How we did so much with so little

Looking back to Apollo 11: How we did so much with so little

This story is part of Moon Landing: 50th Anniversary, a series from CBC News examining how far we’ve come since the first humans landed on the moon. It had about 1.5 per cent of the computing power in a cell phone, but the giant Saturn V — still the world’s most powerful rocket — was mighty […]

Arrested Development gets little fanfare for fifth season

Arrested Development gets little fanfare for fifth season

Arrested Development has made a huge mistake. You probably missed Netflix’s debut Friday of the second half of the comedy’s fifth season. Previous returns of Arrested, a longtime critical and cult hit, have been greeted with loud fanfare but, this time around, it’s more a resigned whimper. Arrested Development’s status as a pop-culture force has […]

We laugh along with Harold Pinter’s ‘comedy of menace’ in Little Menace: Pinter Plays at Soulpepper

We laugh along with Harold Pinter’s ‘comedy of menace’ in Little Menace: Pinter Plays at Soulpepper

Little Menace: Pinter Plays From left, Diego Matamoros, Alex McCooeye, Gregory Prest and Maev Beaty in Soulpepper’s Little Menace: Pinter Plays.  (DAHLIA KATZ) Written by Harold Pinter. Directed by Thomas Moschopoulos. Until March 10 at the Young Centre for the Performing Arts, 50 Tank House Lane. soulpepper.ca or 416-866-8666 The title of Soulpepper Theatre’s latest production, […]

A night when little went right for the Raptors

A night when little went right for the Raptors

Did that game kind of take the air out of a special road trip that was developing? I don’t think that’s necessarily so, stuff happens and it was a bit of a mixed up jumble players who are a bit leg heavy to start and couldn’t close the deal when they got close at the […]

‘Expect a little dustup’: Trudeau, premiers brace for fractious first ministers meeting

‘Expect a little dustup’: Trudeau, premiers brace for fractious first ministers meeting

Senior officials from multiple provinces are predicting a tense and difficult first ministers meeting when premiers gather to discuss the economy and trade with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Montreal on Friday. “You can expect a little dustup. There’s no doubt about that,” said one provincial source who spoke to CBC News on condition they […]

Little League takes centre stage in a place deep in baseball history

Little League takes centre stage in a place deep in baseball history

If you needed a reminder of what baseball means to Montreal, look no further than Vladimir Guerrero Sr.’s induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame this past weekend. The Dominican-born right-fielder spent his first eight Major League seasons in the city, the last great Montreal Expo in a line that had its share.  Guerrero Sr. […]