CTV NEWS: 2018 YEAR IN REVIEW Primetime Special Reflects on the Top 10 Stories of the Year, Monday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. on CTV

— December 19, 2018

– The Humboldt Broncos bus crash is CTV’s top news story of 2018, followed by Canadian economic challenges at #2, and Trudeau’s international trade deals at #3 –
– Canada’s most-watched newscast, CTV NATIONAL NEWS, begins rolling out nightly features on the Top 10 stories of 2018 beginning Dec. 23 –

TORONTO (December 19, 2018) – As 2018 comes to a close, Canada’s most-watched national newscast, CTV NATIONAL NEWS, delivers CTV NEWS: 2018 YEAR IN REVIEW. The one-hour special looking back at the biggest stories of the year airs Monday, Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. on CTV and the CTV app. CTV News’ Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme leads CTV NEWS: 2018 YEAR IN REVIEW, joined by CTV NATIONAL NEWS correspondents from across the country and around the world to reveal insights into the most memorable stories they covered throughout the year. Leading up to the CTV primetime special, CTV NATIONAL NEWS will roll out its Top 10 news stories in features beginning Sunday, Dec. 23. The complete list is as follows: 10. The Royal Wedding 9. Toronto Homicides 8. Human Suffering 7. Natural Disasters 6. Thai Cave Rescue 5. Trump's America 4. Canada's Legalization of Cannabis 3. Trudeau's Trade 2. Economic Challenges 1. Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash Viewers can visit CTVNews.ca to follow along with the network’s Top 10 stories of 2018, including a countdown of each feature as it is rolled out, as well as past reports, additional context, and the most-read articles of 2018. Viewers can also visit CTV News’ official Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram accounts for extra photos and anecdotes from CTV NATIONAL NEWS reporters, reflecting on their top files of the year.

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CTV News is Canada’s most-watched news organization both locally and nationally, and has a network of national, international, and local news operations. CTV News operations include CTV NEWS CHANNEL, BNN Bloomberg, CP24, and information programming, including CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH LISA LAFLAMME, CTV NATIONAL NEWS WITH SANDIE RINALDO, W5, POWER PLAY, and QUESTION PERIOD. Flagship news sites include CTVNews.ca, as well as CP24.com and BNNBloomberg.ca, and are complemented by the CTV NewsCP24, and BNN Bloomberg apps, and text-over-video product, ON THE GO, which provide a direct connection to Canada’s most trusted news anytime and anywhere. With a perspective that is distinctly Canadian, CTV News brings Canadians the international and domestic news stories of the day and is the #1 news organization in Canada.


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