National Newswatch

The best time to view this week’s lunar eclipse

Apr 13 2014 — The Canadian Press — Canadians have a chance to view a total lunar eclipse this week – if they are up in the middle of the night. A spokesman for the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada says the eclipse will begin in the wee hours of Tuesday morning. Video provided by The Canadian Press

The Detroit ghost town Canadian oil helped build

Apr 13 2014 — The Canadian Press — The Oakwood Heights neighbourhood in Detroit resembles a ghost town after the Marathon refinery paid residents to leave as its business expanded. But not all the homeowners took the money, saying they would have nowhere else to go. Video provided by The Canadian Press

What is Seroquel?

Apr 14 2014 — The Canadian Press — A joint investigation by The Canadian Press and CBC was launched amid allegations by former prisoners and their advocates about the overmedication of inmates, including the non-intended use of Seroquel as a sleeping aid. But what is Seroquel? Video provided by The Canadian Press

What motivates Ontario’s leaders?

Jun 11 2014 — The Canadian Press — As the provincial election approaches, leaders of Ontario's major parties reveal what inspires and motivates them. Premier Kathleen Wynne says it was anger over the leadership of former premier Mike Harris that got her into politics. Video provided by The Canadian Press

Ontario premier makes final pitch to voters

Jun 11 2014 — The Canadian Press — The premier of Ontario says not voting for her Liberal party in Thursday's provincial election means the Tories will win. Kathleen Wynne is again saying she will not endorse a Tim Hudak government. Video provided by The Canadian Press