CBC News

CBC News

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Welcome to the new CBC News app for Android.

We've redesigned the CBC News App for Android and have optimized it for version 5.0 (Lollipop). The latest version uses Google's new Material Design aesthetic, giving you a fresh design with the CBC News content you have come to know and love. You'll have access to the latest local, national and international news, high quality photos and video, and breaking news as it happens.

With the touch of your finger, get all the news that matters to you from CBC - when and where you want it.

- Completely redesigned using Material Design Guidelines.
- Optimized for Android 5.0 (Lollipop).
- Latest news from your region, across Canada and around the world.
- Save your region and check back for updates
- Breaking news ticker delivers the headlines as they happen.
- Breaking News Push Alerts.
- Watch full-screen news videos.
- Share stories on your social networks such as Facebook, Twitter and email.
- High-quality photo galleries.

We plan to continually improve this product and want your feedback! If you wish to report an issue or request a feature, please contact us at http://www.cbc.ca/contact/.
On behalf of everyone at CBC News, thank you for downloading our app.

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Recently changed in this version

Version 3.0.2
- Notification enhancements
- Deep linking to content

Version 3.0.1
- added in-app menu setting for push notifications (Side Menu -> Settings -> News Alerts)

Comments and ratings for CBC News
  • (50 stars)

    by Jennifer Luzi on 19/01/2015

    Please add Doc Zone, Marketplace and the Fifth Estate to the video category. Otherwise, good job!

  • (50 stars)

    by Nathan Gill on 19/01/2015

    Stop the sports updates! I have this app for news not sports. I pvr sports and you keep spoiling the scores!

  • (50 stars)

    by M Novakovic on 18/01/2015

    App seems to work OK on my LG G2 Android but I wish I had access to read and post comments on the stories like on their full site. Would be 5 stars if I could log the first time and also read an post to the comments without having to input my email and password each time like on my wife's iPad.

  • (50 stars)

    by Erika McCarthy on 16/01/2015

    When I recently updated this app I started to get notifications constantly with news updates. I use the Huffington Post app and also get updates when there is BREAKING news... Key word here being 'breaking'. When I'd see the notification from the HP app I would think, "oh, something's happened". This was my thought when I first got a notification from the updated CBC app. Unfortunately these updat

  • (50 stars)

    by Samuel Morton on 15/01/2015

    I've been forced to watch the same via rail 30 second advertisement as many as three times on a single video under 5 minutes in length, and the problem persists every time you advance to a further position in the video. Clean up this crap.

  • (50 stars)

    by Will Fung on 15/01/2015

    When I click on the notifications, it launches the app but it doesn't bring you to the article it is notifying you about. Sometimes the article is there when you look for it. Sometimes it is not. #Annoying

  • (50 stars)

    by Scott McNair on 15/01/2015

    Stop sending me news notifications with no story to follow afterwards. I click on the notification and it doesn't bring me to the story. Other than that I like the app.

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