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10 Noteworthy Films Based On Stephen King's Written Works

The image of a blood-soaked Sissy Spacek would forever represent the film, much in the same manner Jack Nicholson's head peeking through a chopped door...

Cpl. Cirillo makes final journey along the Highway of Heroes

Not since the passing of former finance minister Jim Flaherty has the country mourned so collectively. The Highway of Heroes was named for the fallen...

Open data is nearing adolescence, so how do we make sure it grows up strong?

Tony Clement in Toronto, for the first of a series of open data talks across Canada. Photo: William Wolfe-Wylie. comment. William Wolfe-Wylie. Published: October 20,...

Soldier's death strengthens resolves of troops heading to Kuwait: defence minister

COLD LAKE, Alta. — Federal Defence Minister Rob Nicholson has paid tribute to a soldier killed in a Quebec hit-and-run. Nicholson spoke at the Cold...

Maher: The Trudeau clause — government by the boys in short pants

Unlike, say, Jason Kenney or Lisa Raitt, she appears to be a spokesminister. A former spokeswoman for the Winnipeg Police, she is Metis, bilingual and...

Pharmacare: Call growing louder for national prescription drug plan

Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose didn't commit to a national strategy last week when pharmacare was raised as she met with her provincial and territorial...

Bobby Orr, Tim Horton, Doug Harvey featured in new Canada Post stamps

They were joined by Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Canada Post president and CEO Deepak Chopra. “I never expected anything like this,” Orr said. “I...

Expanded combat role in Iraq will go to parliament, Foreign Affairs Minister ...

Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular) Lynne Yelich and Minster of Foreign Affairs John Baird take part in a Every Women Every Child forum...

Government looking to go even tougher on companies who violate temporary ...

Employment Minister Jason Kenney, right, with Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander, speaks at a news conference in Ottawa on June 20, 2014, on reforms...

Canada begins invalidating passports of citizens who have left to join ...

The government has begun invalidating the passports of Canadians who have left to join extremist groups in Syria and Iraq, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris...

Internet security a priority, Industry Minister James Moore tells Canada-U.S. ...

WASHINGTON – Industry Minister James Moore says he would consider supporting a bill that would give Canadians the right to be forgotten on the Internet.

Internet security a priority, Industry Minister James Moore tells Canada-U.S. ...

WASHINGTON – Industry Minister James Moore says he would consider supporting a bill that would give Canadians the right to be forgotten on the Internet.

Ethics commissioner Mary Dawson clears Conservative MP Mark Adler over ...

In 2012, Paul Calandra, a parliamentary secretary, paid back $5,000 in donations from people connected to radio stations after the Globe and Mail reported on...

Nathan Jacobson, businessman with Conservative ties, succeeds in withdrawing ...

Until his legal problems became public, Jacobson was friendly with senior cabinet ministers John Baird and Jason Kenney, as well as other world leaders, including...

Businessman close to top Tories poised to resolve U.S. legal problems

... though, while he helped American authorities with their investigation, and Jacobson became active in Canadian politics, donating to the Conservatives and becoming friendly with...

Brian Mulroney flashes stiletto, remind us of old fault lines

Former Progressive Conservative prime minister Brian Mulroney, right, recently gave a series of media interviews in which he was critical of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen...

Canadians split on pick-and-pay cable: poll

Minister of Canadian Heritage Shelly Glover said in a statement that the government remains committed to unbundling Canadians' cable and satellite packages. “We don't believe...

Despite tough talk, Canadian Forces are badly under-funded

Toronto Sun Therefore it's good, we can agree, that this country's prime minister and foreign minister, Stephen Harper and John Baird, can get their Winston Churchill...

Duelling reports: Finance rebuts grim analysis by another federal department

In April this year, Finance Canada economists put together a more detailed rebuttal for the new minister, Joe Oliver, using the same data but interpreting...

Conservatives restrict RCMP's ability to reclassify firearms

In an effort to quell the backlash, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney admonished the “unelected bureaucrats” who ordered the reclassifications and swiftly introduced a two-year...

Coyne: Call for a public inquiry on murdered aboriginal women isn't justified

Prime Minister Stephen Harper is joined by Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Bernard Valcourt and Minister of Environment Leona Aglukkaq in this file photo. THE CANADIAN...

Doctors should not feel obligated to prescribe marijuana: Health Canada

Marijuana isn't an approved drug, Health Canada has not endorsed its use and it has not been proven safe or effective, Rona Ambrose said Monday...

Versatile blueberries take the cake as Canada aims to export 'nature's candy'

In June, Estell, along with federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz and his B.C. counterpart Norm Letnick, were marketing the province's blueberries in China, hoping they...

Ottawa issues call for proposals to improve prescribing of opioids, other ...

TORONTO — Ottawa has issued a national call for proposals to improve prescribing practices for opioids and other drugs that pose a high risk of...

Den Tandt: In debate over Israel's war with Hamas, Foreign Affairs Minister ...

John Baird, the foreign affairs minister, has elicited the usual outrage from the usual quarters over his recent declarations about Hamas' war with Israel, currently...

Den Tandt: In debate over Israel's war with Hamas, Foreign Affairs Minister ...

John Baird, the foreign affairs minister, has elicited the usual outrage from the usual quarters over his recent declarations about Hamas' war with Israel, currently...

In debate over Israel's war with Hamas, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird ...

John Baird, the foreign affairs minister, has elicited the usual outrage from the usual quarters over his recent declarations about Hamas' war with Israel, currently...

Would Tories be better off without Stephen Harper?

Lisa Raitt: Minister of Labour Lisa Raitt. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press). Formerly the labour minister, now heading up Transport, Raitt has an ability to handle potentially...

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird calls on rebels to leave plane crash site ...

LONDON — Likening sanctions against Russia with the West's past efforts to stamp out apartheid and bring democracy to Myanmar, Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird...

John Baird calls on rebels to leave plane crash site, promises more sanctions ...

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Russian-backed rebels in the region need to withdraw from the area and allow an international team of forensic experts...

First Nations leaders renew calls for public inquiry into missing, murdered women

Protesters rise a banner during a blockade at the VIA train tracks and Wyman's Road near Shannonville, Ont., on Wednesday March 19, 2014. The protesters...

Supermarket confusion: Making more informed choices with a new Nutrition ...

News1130 Yesterday, Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose released some proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts Table that you see on all of your packaged food products.

Supermarket confusion: Making more informed choices with a new Nutrition ...

There is great news on the nutrition front. Yesterday, Federal Health Minister Rona Ambrose released some proposed changes to the Nutrition Facts Table that you...

John Baird discusses Gaza situation in call with Egyptian minister

OTTAWA — Foreign Minister John Baird has spoken with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry about the situation in Gaza. Baird's office says the two talked...

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird condemns Hamas rocket attacks on Israel

OTTAWA — Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird says Canada is condemning attacks by Hamas on Israel. Baird says in a statement that rocket attacks aimed...

Manitoba government to deliberately flood 225 square kilometres of land to ...

Federal Defence Minister Rob Nicholson said in a statement late Friday that the military is ready to help. “Our thoughts and prayers are with those...

Defence Department hamstrung in efforts to convert former U.S. presidential ...

... strip off the Harper government over the state of the search-and-rescue system. Documents show that even though MacKay became justice minister last year, he...

Defence Department hamstrung in efforts to convert former U.S. presidential ...

... strip off the Harper government over the state of the search-and-rescue system. Documents show that even though MacKay became justice minister last year, he...

Harper government provides $20 million to UNICEF to help end forced marriages

Baird said that Status of Women Minister Kellie Leitch and Justice Minister Peter MacKay will have more to say about what Canada can do to...

Peter MacKay: Can't stop Bernardo from communicating with the outside world

HALIFAX — Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay says there's nothing the government can do to prevent Paul Bernardo from communicating with a woman who is...

Maher: Time for the government to re-evaluate CBC's mandate and funding

The corporation went to the government, cap in hand, seeking a one-time cash infusion to help it cope, but Heritage Minister Shelly Glover was unmoved.

Time for the government to re-evaluate CBC's mandate and funding

The corporation went to the government, cap in hand, seeking a one-time cash infusion to help it cope, but Heritage Minister Shelly Glover was unmoved.

Canada at 147: Is it time to drop 'visible minorities' from our lexicon?

Asked this week if the term “visible minority” is an outdated one, a spokesman for Labour Minister Kellie Leitch said in an email: “The Minister...

Wife defends Justice Minister Peter MacKay over comments about female judges

OTTAWA — Justice Minister Peter MacKay's wife is making a spirited defence of her husband over comments attributed to him about female judges. In a...

Helena Guergis continues uphill legal battle against top Tories

Her lawyer, Stephen Victor, last week filed an amended statement of claim, seeking $2.25 million in damages from Conservative party lawyer Arthur Hamilton and his...

Helena Guergis continues uphill legal battle against top Tories

Her lawyer, Stephen Victor, last week filed an amended statement of claim, seeking $2.25 million in damages from Conservative party lawyer Arthur Hamilton and his...

Christine Elliott's late husband overshadows her own accomplishments in reports

The first sentence in the Canadian Press story about Elliott's announcement doesn't even mention her by name: “The widow of former federal finance minister Jim...

Christine Elliott's late husband overshadows her own accomplishments in reports

The first sentence in the Canadian Press story about Elliott's announcement doesn't even mention her by name: “The widow of former federal finance minister Jim...

Prime Minister Stephen Harper pushes Quebec to take part in national issues ...

Conservative MP Denis Lebel said the result was significant. “It's clear that the last election has changed the situation,” said Lebel, the federal infrastructure minister.

Den Tandt: Kenney's clampdown on temporary worker program a deft, savvy move

Jason Kenney's overhaul of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program was a deft, decisive, politically savvy move in a government not known, any longer, for such...