CTV News App | CTV News

Breaking News, fast, from Canada's #1 news source

  • Customize your experience and get your news the way you want it
  • Watch live coverage as it unfolds from anywhere across the country and the world
  • Access award-winning journalism anytime, anywhere from Canada's most trusted news source
  • Read the day's most topical stories from CTV News journalists and international correspondents
  • Canada's most-watched local and national news programs, as well as our 24-hour news channel
     

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

Texas gunman was inside the school for over an hour

The gunman who massacred 19 children and two teachers at a Texas elementary school was inside for more than an hour before he was killed in a shootout, law enforcement authorities said Thursday amid mounting public anger and scrutiny over their response to the rampage.

Trudeau signals new gun-control changes coming; here's what the Liberals have promised

In the wake of a horrific mass shooting at an elementary school in Texas, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has signalled that the Canadian government will be moving ahead on new gun-control measures 'in the coming weeks.' In previous Parliaments, the Liberals have made changes to Canada's gun laws, but in the 2021 federal election, Trudeau promised to go further.

'Horrifying' conspiracy theories swirl around Texas shooting

By now it's as predictable as the calls for thoughts and prayers: A mass shooting leaves many dead, and wild conspiracy theories and misinformation about the carnage soon follow. Within hours of Tuesday's school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, another rash began as internet users spread baseless claims about the man named as the gunman and his possible motives.

Russia slams sanctions, seeks to blame West for food crisis

Moscow pressed the West on Thursday to lift sanctions against Russia over the war in Ukraine, seeking to shift the blame for a growing food crisis that has been worsened by Kyiv's inability to ship millions of tons of grain and other agricultural products due to the conflict.