As a response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Shaw has temporarily offered some "news" channels for free:
Also, there are other channels that were free, until yesterday (May 31, 2020).
Global BC1 News is available on free previous (In BC) until June 30 or until further notice
CTV News Channel is also continuing as a free preview (until further notice)
Update, as of June 1:
CBC Gem on Apple TV did not include CBC News Net before the Pandemic unless you paid for the commercial-free version of Gem. Shaw may have failed to match CBC's action. I do agree that it should be free all the time.
Also, CTV News Channel is included on the "Limited TV" package (SD version only)
The HD version is not, but it is on the "free preview" at the moment (ongoing)