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CBC News


This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


The new CBC News app delivers news and analysis of the stories that matter most to Canadians. Be the first to know with our breaking news alerts. Customize your lineups with local and national stories from our trusted reporters across Canada and around the globe.

-Read up-to-the-minute national, international and local news.
-Customize your lineups with headlines from any of our newsrooms across the country.
-Subscribe to the breaking news alerts in your region.
-Find the stories you’re seeking with our powerful new search.
-Watch video from CBC News, including The National.
-Save stories for reading later, with or without a connection.

We’re thrilled to share our app with you and hope you’ll enjoy it as much as our ever-growing community does.

If you’d like to report an issue or request a feature, please contact us at

What's New in Version 4.0.10

- Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements
- Support for iPhone X


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Customer Reviews

Ugly new interface

Need to be able to see more than two stories on the screen tho, try making the pictures and headlines smaller. Look to BBC for inspiration.

VoiceOver accessibility

I like the app and use it daily, but I am blind and use voiceover on my iPhone and it is pathetic how CBC who has an official accessibility policy on their website has been ignoring the accessibility of this app. I contacted them several times over the last few years and not ever has there been anything in the What’s New which stated that there have been improvements made to VoiceOver accessibility. The interesting thing is that the app is actually fairly accessible with one glaring exception: if I start reading an article with VoiceOver which means VoiceOver starts to read the article allowed and there is any sort of interruption I have to start to listen to it all over again from the beginning. This could mean that if I accidentally touch the screen the focus is changed away from reading, it could mean a notification comes in and interrupts the reading of the article or simply that I have to interrupt the reading manually to do something like answer the front door or talk to somebody. Especially if it is a longer article and I have been sitting there listening for the last two or three minutes then I have to go through all of that again. Furthermore very often in this latest update when voiceover is reading the article it just suddenly stops for no reason at various points of the articles and I hear “screen dimmed” which means that my iPhone screen is about to lock. at that point the reading also stops and again if I want to listen to the whole article I have to start again from the beginning and then touch the screen with two fingers which pause is the reading and then touch it again with two fingers to resume, only this way it will read past this point where it thinks there is no activity and the screen locks. All in all I just find it disappointing that an organization like the CBC which prides itself on its open-mindedness, inclusiveness and standing up for minorities is so ignorant about the needs of the visually impaired to consume the news.

Reporter's Email link seizes app

Just updated this app on Nov 9, 2017, only to discover the app seizes on new opened window after tapping reporter's email link to thank them for writing an article on how the Canadian government blocks and deletes people from the government's social media accounts. (Hope they --government-- have nothing to do with this app development, or whatever word is used to describe the opposite of developing something)

CBC News
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 4.0.10
  • Size: 70.8 MB
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Medical/Treatment Information

Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

Apple TV: Yes

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