CTV News - Top Stories Liberals plan to spend $195M on research into child care in Canada 2017-03-29T16:22:00.000000Z The federal minister in charge of crafting a national child care plan says that if the Liberals are going to take gender equity seriously, then they must do the same when it comes to the soaring cost of child care. Son films heartbreaking moment mother with dementia forgets who he is 2017-03-29T16:11:00.000000Z In a viral video that has reached more than two million viewers since it was uploaded in January, Joey Daley shares the devastating moment his senior mother with dementia forgot who he was for the first time. Months later, he reveals what it’s like caring for his mother and what he’s hoping to teach... B.C. man pleads guilty in brutal attack of 16-year-old girl 2017-03-29T15:52:00.000000Z A B.C. man has pleaded guilty to several charges in the case of a 16-year-old girl who was tied up, beaten and sexually assaulted during a two-day ordeal in 2014. 'Take your hate elsewhere': Woman confronts protesters at Toronto-area school board meeting 2017-03-29T15:04:00.000000Z A video posted on social media showed a Toronto-area school board meeting erupting into rage as some attendees shouted Islamophobic comments and one man ripped pages out of the Qur’an. High demand halts sale of $150 cross-Canada VIA Rail passes 2017-03-29T14:38:00.000000Z A VIA Rail promotion offering young passengers unlimited Canada-wide travel for $150 has gone off the rails, with sales temporarily suspended due to a technical issue triggered by 'high demand.' 'Aggressive' woman strikes Capitol police cruiser 2017-03-29T14:10:00.000000Z A woman described as 'erratic and aggressive' drove a vehicle into a U.S. Capitol Police cruiser near the Capitol on Wednesday morning and was taken into custody, police said. 5 motorcyclists charged in dangerous stunt driving incidents on Ontario highways 2017-03-29T13:49:59.000000Z Five motorcyclists are facing a number of charges in connection with two incidents of dangerous stunt driving on Toronto-area highways that police say led to the death of one man and a violent road rage confrontation. Indonesian man swallowed by python, villagers and reports say 2017-03-29T13:01:00.000000Z A 25-year-old Indonesian man has been swallowed whole by a python on the island of Sulawesi, villagers and news reports said. Crown alleges horrors in case of aunt, uncle accused of abusing adopted siblings 2017-03-29T12:50:00.000000Z Three children have begun testifying against their aunt and uncle, whom the Crown says beat and tortured them after adopting them into their Calgary home. Brexit begins: Britain files for divorce from the EU 2017-03-29T08:39:00.000000Z The United Kingdom filed for divorce from the European Union on Wednesday, overturning four decades of integration with its neighbours, demolishing the notion that EU expansion is inevitable and shaking the foundations of a bloc that is facing challenges to its identity and its place in the world.