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New Glasgow seeks to off-load armoured vehicle donated by Peter MacKay

NEW GLASGOW, N.S. -- Members of the police force in New Glasgow, N.S., were all smiles in 2014 when Peter MacKay, the local MP and...

Liberals spent almost $100000 to elect now-independent Hunter Tootoo

Leona Aglukkaq went into the race as the incumbent and a long-serving cabinet minister in Stephen Harper's government. Her riding association raised about the same...

Weighing the odds in Conservative leadership race

(blog) (blog)The decision is exactly 300 days away, hardly an eternity when victory requires staffing, fundraising and selling memberships to claim the second most...

Weighing the odds in Conservative leadership race

A moderate Conservative with business roots and multiple cabinet portfolios on her resume, all done while raising a young family as a single mother, Raitt...

Tory leadership candidate Maxime Bernier favours free-trade deal ...

Signing a free-trade deal with China would allow Canada to increase its exports by $7.7 billion a year, Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier said ...Launch free...

Conservative MP Deepak Obhrai stands in the House of Commons, on Friday May 30, 2014. (Fred Chartrand/The ...

... made up his mind. But the decisions this week by Obhrai and Ontario Tory MP Tony Clement to join the race are fuelling speculation...

Parry Sound-Muskoka MP Clement to make announcement about political future

Simcoe-Grey MP Kellie Leitch announced earlier this year her intention to run for leader of the party. Clement is a former minister of health and...

Tony Clement to make 'special announcement' on Tuesday

Longtime Conservative MP Tony Clement says he'll make a "special announcement" next Tuesday in Mississauga, raising speculation he'll run to lead the party. Clement was...

Jason Kenney's mission unlikely, but not impossible

(blog) (blog)The furious exchange bounced throughout the Alberta legislature basement into my press gallery office. I dashed down to watch. Holding court before the...

MPs give advice to their 20-year-old selves

... behalf of Equal Voice, a non-partisan group dedicated to encouraging more women to run for office. The organization launched a video featuring high-profile MPs...

Jason Kenney 'getting very close to making a decision'

Jason Kenney doesn't know yet whether he'll run for the Conservative Party of Canada leadership, and is considering a bid for provincial politics, he confirmed...

Rona Ambrose says accepting election defeat a challenge

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose says the hard part of transitioning from cabinet minister to opposition leader was accepting defeat in last fall's election. In...

Raitt questions federal Liberals on rush for pension plan changes

Conservative finance critic Lisa Raitt said the federal government hasn't provided evidence to show that there would be widespread benefits from an expanded CPP, nor...

Supporters urge Lisa Raitt to run for Conservative leadership

OTTAWA - A social media campaign is underway to convince longtime Conservative MP Lisa Raitt to run for the federal party leadership, the latest grassroots...

Conservatives have 'never been more united,' Kenney says at convention

Kenney, who spoke alongside former minister of transportation Lisa Raitt, said this gives him confidence in the party's ability to form a majority government in...

Conservatives vote to drop same sex marriage ban from policy

VANCOUVER -- The Conservative party wiped a policy opposing same sex marriage off its books Saturday after an emotional debate. Scroll down or click here...

Ambrose emphasizes women, youth, immigrants in speech to Conservative convention

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose used her speech Friday night at the Conservative convention to argue that her party needs to rebuild trust and “expand...

Harper urges Conservatives to stay united in first major speech since election

Former prime minister Stephen Harper told thousands of party faithful gathered in Vancouver Thursday night that Canada will need "a strong, united Conservative Party that's...

Opposition MPs react to Trudeau's 'elbowgate' on Twitter

Bizarre..outrageous behavior by Prime Minister, manhandling MPs before #ClosureVote pic.twitter.com/k3d2NjlAzA. — Hon. Peter Kent (@KentThornhillMP) May 18, 2016. MP Lisa Raitt was not in the...

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose to support new trans rights bill

OTTAWA -- Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose says she plans to vote in favour of the Liberal government's proposed transgender rights legislation. Ambrose says she...

PM to introduce transgender rights bill Tuesday

The 2011 vote was supported by nearly all opposition MPs and opposed by most Conservatives. Seven Liberals voted against it. Six Conservatives, including cabinet ministers...

NDP MP's gender equity proposal debated in House

Conservative MP Lisa Raitt says she'll vote against Stewart's bill. She says Parliament needs to be a better workplace before more women want to run...

Trudeau hugs interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose

There was an emotional moment of solidarity in the House of Commons on Thursday. Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose, who is from Alberta, struggled to...

Bureaucrats blocked Jason Kenney's push to buy navy landing ships

Documents obtained by The Canadian Press under access to information legislation show former defence minister Jason Kenney received conflicting advice from top civilian and military...

Kellie Leitch says Conservative Party must unify Canadians

Coming off an election loss that saw the Conservative Party lose plenty of ground to the Liberals, Kellie Leitch says the party must focus on...

Marijuana legislation coming next spring: feds

Across Canada, pot smokers lit up at 4:20 p.m.. Raitt says 'we have to see it'. Although the Conservatives under Stephen Harper opposed changing the...

Former defence minister Jason Kenney favours joining US missile defence

WASHINGTON -- Canada's last Conservative defence minister says he'd look favourably on a proposal to join the United States in a missile-defence program -- a...

Kellie Leitch, Maxime Bernier enter Conservative leadership race

Ontario MP Kellie Leitch and Quebec MP Maxime Bernier are throwing their hats in the ring for the 2017 federal Conservative leadership race. Leitch, who...

Martin Kenney: Mossack Fonseca has 'responsibility to know client'

Kenney, who is the brother of Conservative MP Jason Kenney, told CTV's Power Play that law firm Mossack Fonseca's past suggestions that they don't bear...

Finance Minister Bill Morneau put on a new pair of Canadian-made shoes on Friday, ahead of tabling the Liberal ...

However, there have been a few other quirky selections over the years, including John Crosbie's mukluks in 1979, Jean Chretien's gift of work boots for...

Former finance minister Joe Oliver joins Montreal think tank | CTV ...

Former federal Finance Minister Joe Oliver is joining a Montreal think tank.Joe Oliver joins the Montreal Economic Institute | The Siver TimesThe Siver TimesThe Honourable...

Canadians confused about marijuana laws, Ambrose says

A landmark ruling by a B.C. judge has cleared the way for medical marijuana users to grow pot at home, but recreational marijuana use remains...

Federal government projects $18.4B deficit next year

The deficit peaked at $55.6 billion, during the recession of 2009-10, according the finance department. Conservative finance critic Lisa Raitt later told CTV's Power Play...

Feds urged to act on ISIS 'caliphate cubs' born to Canadians

Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose said Tuesday that the women and children are at serious risk, so “let's hope we can save them.” Ambrose added...

PM defends possible funding for UN group Tories say helps terrorists

"By providing direct and tangible aid, such as emergency food delivery, Canada is choosing its assistance in ways to ensure Hamas cannot divert Canadian dollars...

Vienna museum to display damaged art in fundraising effort

Other forlorn pieces of artwork include a delicate porcelain figurine with its head missing, and the panel of an oil painting by Cecil van Haanen...

Conservatives didn't cherry-pick religious minority refugees: ex-minister

OTTAWA -- Former immigration minister Chris Alexander is defending his government's approach to resettling Syrian refugees, denying that the Conservatives cherry-picked cases by prioritizing religious...

Peter MacKay says lots of time to consider Conservative leadership bid

FREDERICTON -- Former cabinet minister Peter MacKay says he's keeping his eyes on the issues, but he still has plenty of time to consider whether...

Feds consider changing funding formula for infrastructure spending: Minister

The Liberal government says it is aiming to listen to partners – cities and provinces – when it comes to a new approach on infrastructure...

10 possible contenders as Conservatives plan leadership race

On Thursday, she told CTV Parliamentary Correspondent Richard Madan that she hasn't yet decided whether she'll run, “but I'm certainly interested.” Raitt said the party's...

George Jonas, author whose book inspired Spielberg's 'Munich', dies at 80

George Jonas, a novelist, TV producer and journalist whose book "Vengeance: The True Story of an Israeli Counter-Terrorist Team" inspired the Steven Spielberg film "Munich"...

Freeland to focus on India and China: 'Two huge, growing markets'

Conservative foreign affairs critic Tony Clement: “China is obviously the big elephant in the room when it comes to these kinds of deals and you...

Canada 'will not cancel' Saudi arms deal, despite mass executions: Dion

Conservative MP Tony Clement told CTV's Power Play Tuesday that a review was conducted during the previous government to ensure that the equipment was being...

Billboards in Calgary and Edmonton thank former Prime Minister Stephen Harper

McIver tweeted a picture of a similar sign on display at MP Jason Kenney's Christmas open house two weeks ago. The former Prime Minister has...

Timeline: Shoal Lake's long road to freedom

January, 2014: Federal minister of aboriginal affairs, Bernard Valcourt, replies, saying that “due to overwhelming funding pressures, a formal funding commitment is not achievable at...

5 key quotations from Sen. Mike Duffy's testimony on Tuesday

CBC.ca“When you repay there's a presumption I owed money,” he said. “Why would I want to put a stain on my reputation, my kids, wife...

Expect mild temperatures, less snow in Quebec this winter

That is a problem for ski hill operators, whose only source of snow is man-made, and that can only be done when the temperature dips...

Quebec proposes gun registry, but Goodale says 'no' to federal database

In June, a Federal Court judge ordered that Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney and the RCMP commissioner hand over an external hard drive containing a...

Harry Rosen apologizes for ad featuring Donald Trump

This is not the first time a Harry Rosen ad has caused a stir. In the past, the retailer has raised eyebrows for using images...

James Moore lands new job with international law firm Dentons

VANCOUVER -- Former federal industry minister and British Columbia MP James Moore has landed a new job. He has joined Dentons, an international law firm...