News The National LIVE 2018-03-18T21:00:00.000000000-04:00 Welcome to The National, the flagship nightly newscast of CBC News Lawyer charges grieving family thousands for time spent responding to complaint against him 2018-03-18T20:00:39.000000000-04:00 Attorneys are not allowed to bill for hours they spend answering complaints, according to the Law Society of Ontario. 2018 Arctic Winter Games opening ceremonies 2018-03-18T20:00:00.000000000-04:00 Nearly 2,000 athletes have descended on Hay River, Northwest Territories for the opening of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games. We'll carry the opening ceremonies live, beginning at 4:45 p.m. PT/5:45 p.m. MT/7:45 p.m. ET. Trump to unveil opioid plan that includes death penalty for drug dealers: White House 2018-03-18T19:22:26.000000000-04:00 U.S. President Donald Trump will unveil a plan Monday to combat the opioid addiction crisis that includes seeking the death penalty for drug dealers and urging Congress to toughen sentencing laws for drug traffickers, White House officials say. Calgary siblings devastated after Arizona crash leaves their triplet sister dead 2018-03-18T19:09:09.000000000-04:00 A Canadian woman is among three people killed in a March 13 crash in Arizona that also left her husband in a coma. New federal gun control bill expected this week 2018-03-18T16:52:49.000000000-04:00 The federal government is expected to introduce new legislation this week that would strengthen laws surrounding the selling of firearms in an effort to crack down on gun violence. Facebook conducting review over report user data misused by Trump political consultant 2018-03-18T16:30:18.000000000-04:00 Facebook said on Sunday it was conducting a "comprehensive internal and external review" to determine if the personal data of 50 million users that was reported to be misused by a political consultant for the Donald Trump 2016 U.S. presidential campaign still existed. Tickets without barcodes: Concert venues experiment with new systems 2018-03-18T14:25:55.000000000-04:00 True North Sports and Entertainment is testing a new Ticketmaster system that gives venues the option to omit barcodes that would usually be scanned to validate a ticket's authenticity and grant entry to a concert or sporting event. Cirque du Soleil aerialist dies after fall in front of Tampa audience 2018-03-18T13:24:07.000000000-04:00 Cirque du Soleil issued a statement Sunday afternoon, saying that Yann Arnaud was transported to a nearby hospital where he died of his injuries. Canadian comedian Mike MacDonald dies at 62 2018-03-18T12:46:58.000000000-04:00 Canadian comedian Mike MacDonald has died at the age of 62.