Why CBC is turning off Facebook comments on news posts for a month

Facebook Misinformation Warnings

As a responsible public broadcaster, the CBC must weigh our mandate to inform, entertain and enlighten against the harm from comments to our audience, staff and story subjects. That’s why for the next month, we will be closing comments on all news links and video posts to the Facebook pages belonging to News, Current Affairs and Local.

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How to cook the perfect cicada

cicada avocado toast

Forget their looks and ignore their beady little red eyes. When it comes to cicadas, those thumb-sized bugs blanketing the eastern United States this spring, it turns out they’re actually eminently edible, Paul Hunter writes from Virginia.

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