Charge approved in 2020 crash that killed cyclist on cross-Canada journey

The cyclist struck and killed by a pickup truck in Maple Ridge, B.C. on July 20, 2020 has been identified by friends as 24-year-old Dafne Toumbanakis, of Montreal. The cyclist struck and killed by a pickup truck in Maple Ridge, B.C. on July 20, 2020 has been identified by friends as 24-year-old Dafne Toumbanakis, of Montreal.

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'We have nothing now': Female taekwondo star banned from sport by Taliban

Anzorat Wali is a female Afghan taekwondo star who took up the sport to learn self defence. She swiftly began earning medals, more golds than she can remember, but her dream of competing in the Olympics died the day the Taliban arrived. 'We have nothing now. We have nothing,' she tells CTV National News' Paul Workman in Kabul.

Jann Arden says pandemic has given her 'time to be reflective'

Canadian musician Jann Arden said writing her newest album in the middle of the pandemic gave her 'a lot of time to be reflective.' The writing process for 'Descendant,' Arden's 15th studio album out Friday, began in the spring of 2020, in the early days of the global outbreak of COVID-19.