2020: A Year in Review


  • CBC

    Nalcor posts $90M loss for 2020, as outgoing CEO calls for Gull Island development

    Outgoing Nalcor Energy CEO Stan Marshall has delivered a warning for the future of Newfoundland and Labrador's energy corporation and is calling for further hydroelectric development, on the heels of the release of Nalcor numbers that show its finances sliding. Marshall spoke to reporters shortly after Nalcor's annual general meeting Thursday, in which the company outlined how it ended 2020 with a loss of $90 million, with the red ink continuing for the first three months of 2021. 2020's loss st

  • CBC

    Tips to Regina Crime Stoppers in May led to more charges, arrests than in all of 2020

    Regina Crime Stoppers says tips it received last month led to more arrests and charges laid than in all of 2020. "May was truly a fabulous month, unquestionably one of the best in our history since our inception in 1984," Amanda Halderman, the president of Regina Crime Stoppers, said in a news release Tuesday. In May, the volunteer-run organization received a total of 13 tips, leading to 18 arrests and 39 charges, according to the news release. That compares to 13 arrests and 30 charges laid as

  • CBC

    Twice as many homicides so far this year compared to the 'anomaly' of 2020

    The number of homicides in 2021 has nearly doubled from this time last year but Edmonton police say that big increase is likely a reflection of COVID-19 and the restrictions brought in place during spring 2020. As of Friday, the city had recorded 14 deaths, of which 13 are confirmed homicides and one that is still classified as suspicious, said Insp. Brent Dahlseide, of the Edmonton Police Service's major crimes unit. Four of them took place over six days. "Last year is a bit of an anomaly," Dah


    Fact check: Michigan did not authorize a full forensic audit of 2020 election

    Michigan Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson's office said no new 2020 election audits are planned.

  • People

    From William to Charlotte — These Were the Most Popular Baby Names in the U.S. for 2020

    The top three boy names and girl names were the same as 2019's rankings from the Social Security Administration's report

  • People

    Kate Middleton Talks to Teen About Class of 2020 Struggles amid COVID: 'No Shame in Talking About It'

    The Duchess of Cambridge is sharing her candid chat with a teenage girl and her mom as Mental Health Awareness Week begins in the U.K.

  • ABC News Videos

    Results of 2020 Census

    The first batch of released data shows some states are set to gain more congressional seats while others will lose some.

  • CBC

    Golf courses hoping for hole in one following success of 2020 season

    Signs like this one are posted all over The Willows Golf Course in Holyrood. After a successful 2020 season, golf operations manager Pat Guitar says the 2021 season is off to a fast start.(Jeremy Eaton/CBC) The first round of golf is a welcome sign of spring in Newfoundland and Labrador, with the people running the courses hoping to continue the pandemic boom of last summer. Pat Guitar, golf operations manager at The Willows in Holyrood, said the course saw its best ever season in 2020 and is of

  • CBC

    Greater Toronto Hockey League cancels rest of 2020-21 season due to COVID-19

    The Greater Toronto Hockey League (GTHL) announced Friday that is it cancelling the rest of the 2020-21 season due to rising COVID-19 case numbers in the region. According to a news release, the GTHL's board made the decision after "conducting an evaluation of the current situation in Toronto, Peel and York Regions and consulting with health experts from Toronto Public Health." Ontario reported another 2,169 cases of COVID-19 on Friday, as a government agency that tracks hospitalizations said ad

  • CBC

    N.W.T. Tax consultant offers tips for 2020 income tax return

    With the upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, including job losses, the widespread need for government assistance, the switch to working from home, and recommendations against travel, many northerners have questions about the implications all of this could have on their income taxes. Yellowknife-based tax consultant Andy Wong appeared on CBC's Trail's End earlier this week to answer listeners' questions about their 2020 income tax returns. The conversation has been edited for clarity and le

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