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Federal government announces US investments as part of new Canadian media strategy

Despite months of hype, the policy in place remains largely unchanged from what has been in place for years,” said Peter Van Loan, the Conservative...

'Life can be okay': Lisa Raitt pays tribute to husband, discusses Alzheimer's battle

OTTAWA – Sixteen months after finding out the love of her life had early-onset Alzheimer's disease, Conservative MP Lisa Raitt says she has learned that...

Jason Kenney and Brian Jean response to anti-gay comments 'cowardly': Rachel Notley

Notley wants Jean and Jason Kenney to tell those involved that the alleged comments are not acceptable in the party. The premier told reporters she...

Jason Kenney accuses NDP supporters of undermining United Conservative Party

Jason Kenney is accusing unions and activists on the left of trying to undermine the new United Conservative Party. The Progressive Conservative Party (PC) leader...

Woman wearing ISIS bandana charged in knife incident at Toronto mall: source

LISTEN: Law enforcement analyst Julian Fantino joins AM640 to discuss the incident's terrorist ties. When asked about the incident Tuesday evening, Toronto Police Chief Mark...

Donald Trump's Paris pull-out would put Justin Trudeau, Canadian businesses on alert, critics warn

U.S. President Donald Trump says he will soon decide whether to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris climate change accord. Jackson Proskow reports on what...

Canada 150 interactive: You choose the logo

Every last thing about Canada's 150th anniversary logo was controversial, and it started long before the winning design was made public. The growling started as...

Rona Ambrose bids goodbye to politics: 'I had planned this all along ...

As she prepares to step aside, Rona Ambrose speaks to Vassy Kapelos about life after politics, the challenges of leadership and advice from Stephen Harper.Ambrose's...

Border wait times into Canada at Niagara Falls crossing infuriate ...

How would you like to take a trip across the U.S. border in New York state to find a three-hour wait on your return home?and...

As Jason Kenney mulls leadership bid, Peter MacKay urges Conservatives to modernize

WATCH ABOVE: Closer to decision on running for party leader: Kenney Conservative MP Jason Kenney tells Tom Clark he will decide this summer whether he...

The challenges of work-life balance for moms on Parliament Hill

For women who aren't moms yet thinking about politics, said Raitt, “my advice would be you can do it all, and you should. If you...

Transcript Season 5 Episode 33

Tony Clement: I was born elsewhere. I was born in the U.K. My mom was born there, I was born in Manchester. My dad was...

Plane Talk: Tony Clement on moving from government to Opposition and building a music career

Tony Clement has announced his intention to run for a leadership position, but it's not the one you think. “I'd like to announce my candidacy...

Sask. TPP consultation was not sufficient according to protestors

Despite the show of dissent, committee member Gerry Ritz said he's mostly heard support for the agreement during his travels across the country. “Especially from...

Looming inquiry into federal judge exposes flaws with Canada's judicial appointment process

16×9 reached out to former Conservative Justice Ministers Rob Nicholson, Vic Toews, and Peter MacKay to ask about the appointment process. Those who did respond...

Federal Budget 2016: No end in sight for Canadian deficit

After the budget was announced, Finance Minister Bill Morneau was pressed by Conservative MP Lisa Raitt over when we might expect to see a balanced...

Conservative MP calls Trudeau's 60 Minutes comments 'smug'

Conservative M-P Jason Kenney says the prime minister's comments to an American current affairs show are “regrettably smug.” Kenney was responding to an interview Justin...

Tory MP: Give cops freedom to give random breath tests

Former Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney has tabled a private member's bill aimed at cracking down on drunk drivers across Canada. The bill, tabled in...

Admit to deficit or slam public servants? Liberals given 'impossible choice'

“Numbers don't lie,” Conservative finance critic Lisa Raitt told reporters outside the House. “When we handed over the keys to the House, they had a...

Stéphane Dion defends choice to lift sanctions against Iran

On Wednesday, Conservative MP Maxime Bernier stood in the House of Commons and asked Dion if Canadian firms like Bombardier Inc., which may soon be...

Unpacking the politics: What will become of the Conservative Party?

... and potentially re-invents itself ahead of the next federal election in 2019, says The West Block's panel of experts. The field of possible contenders...

2015 in review: Top 10 moments in Canadian politics

... causing federal sites to go down throughout the afternoon. The outage knocks dozens of departmental sites offline and reportedly affects BlackBerrys and internal network...

Toyota commits to Ontario plants with additional SUV assembly

Gary Goodyear, minister of state responsible for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, speaks at Toyota's Cambridge, Ont. facility in July. THE CANADIAN...

Tory MPs unusually talkative as post-Harper era begins

“It's not like 1993 in terms of cataclysmic disaster,” said Tony Clement, former president of the Treasury Board, as he was swarmed by journalists. “At...

What went wrong? Joe Oliver reflects on the Conservative campaign

Outgoing Finance Minister Joe Oliver says that at its core, the Conservative defeat in last Monday's federal election was about a failure to communicate. Speaking...

Former Saskatoon-area MPs could take home million-dollar pensions

Retired Saskatoon-Wanuskewin MP Maurice Vellacott could receive roughly $3.8 million in lifetime pension payouts, while former Blackstrap MP Lynne Yelich is in line for almost...

Federal Election 2015: How did your province vote?

The Liberals have won a majority government in Canada, and Justin Trudeau will be the next prime minister. Liberal headquarters was filled with young volunteers...

Tony Clement reclaims Parry Sound-Muskoka riding for Conservatives

Conservative MP Tony Clement has won back Parry Sound-Muskoka for the Conservatives, beating out Liberal candidate Trisha Cowie in a close race. The Conservatives took...

Conservative incumbent Denis Lebel keeps Lac-Saint-Jean

MONTREAL – Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel has kept his seat in Lac-Saint-Jean, sending him to Ottawa for the fourth time. READ MORE: Check out the...

CPC's Gerry Ritz wins in Battlefords-Lloydminster

Voters in the riding of Battlefords-Lloydminster have returned Conservative Gerry Ritz to Ottawa for a seventh time. The Agriculture Minister in Stephen Harper's government was...

Francesco Sorbara wins Vaughan-Woodbridge riding, beating Julian Fantino

Liberal candidate Francesco Sorbara has overtaken incumbent Conservative candidate Julian Fantino for the Vaughan-Woodbridge riding. The riding was one of the key seats in the...

Conservative incumbent Steven Blaney wins in Bellechasse-Les Etchemins-Lévis

MONTREAL – Former Conservative Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney has been re-elected in his Quebec-area riding of Bellechasse-Les Etchemins-Lévis. READ MORE: Global News' live coverage...

Conservative incumbent Maxime Bernier elected in Beauce

Bernier was re-elected in 2011 with 50.7 per cent of the vote; he was then named Minister of State (Small Business and Tourism and Agriculture)...

Immigration Minister Chris Alexander fighting to keep his Toronto-area seat

It's suburban, middle class, and bestowed with a cabinet minister: Chris Alexander. But now, the immigration minister is fighting to keep his seat. “We're feeling...

Chris Alexander responds to case of potential liver donor from Spain turned ...

WATCH ABOVE: Federal Immigration Minister Chris Alexander responds to the case of Spanish man hoping to donate part of his liver to cousin. Alexander says...

Joe Oliver warns Ontario voters of 'real consequences' if Liberals win

TORONTO – Finance Minister Joe Oliver is trying to use Kathleen Wynne's record to discourage Liberal voters. At a news conference in downtown Toronto Saturday,...

Tories slam Trudeau for comments on mandatory minimum sentences, economy

Julian Fantino said people with first-hand experience in the criminal justice system are distressed about Trudeau's plans. Fantino is running for the Conservatives in a...

Where's Joe Oliver? Finance minister says he's just been busy in his riding

WATCH ABOVE: The Conservatives have been using Defence Minister Jason Kenney to field financial queries for the past last two days, which has left many...

10 ridings the NDP need to win to get the most seats

Conservative MP Lynne Yelich lost her nomination battle here to Kevin Waugh, a longtime sports anchor at CTV Saskatoon. He faces Scott Bell, a federal...

Federal Election 2015: Madawaska-Restigouche riding

Summary: Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Bernard Valcourt seeks re-election in Madawaska-Restigouche, the narrowest win for the Conservatives in New Brunswick last election. Boundaries: This rural...

Federal Election 2015: Edmonton West riding

Summary: This is a new riding. Incumbent Conservative Rona Ambrose is running in another riding, so voters here will elect a new MP. Among the...

Federal Election 2015: Cambridge riding

Summary: Conservative MP Gary Goodyear seeks a fifth term in Cambridge, the most conservative-friendly urban riding in the Tri-Cities. Boundaries: An urban-rural riding south of...

Federal Election 2015: Haldimand-Norfolk riding

Summary: Conservative MP and Minister of Public Works Diane Finley seeks a fifth term in Haldimand-Norfolk, the largest riding in southeastern Ontario. Boundaries: Bordered to...

Federal Election 2015: Mégantic-L'Érable riding

Summary: This riding is one of just five the Conservatives won in 2011, and if they want to keep it, a new candidate will have...

Federal Election 2015: Milton riding

Summary: Previously known as Halton, high-profile Conservative cabinet minister Lisa Raitt seeks re-election in Milton, a suburban-rural riding. Boundaries: The riding of Milton contains all...

Federal Election 2015: Niagara Falls riding

Summary: Minister of Foreign Affairs Rob Nicholson seeks a fifth straight term in Niagara Falls. Boundaries: This urban-rural riding spans the entire Niagara peninsula, stretching...

Federal Election 2015: Vaughan-Woodbridge riding

Summary: One of the many suburban ridings in the 905 belt that voted Conservative last election, former cabinet minister Julian Fantino seeks re-election in Vaughan-Woodbridge.

Federal Election 2015: Saint Boniface-Saint Vital riding

Last Election: Shelly Glover was re-elected for the Conservatives, defeating Liberal candidate and former MP Raymond Simard by 19.5 per cent. History: This riding has...

Federal Election 2015: Moose Jaw-Lake Centre-Lanigan riding

Last Election: This is a new seat created from the rural areas of Blackstrap (which elected Conservative MP Lynne Yelich by 17.6 per cent in...

Federal Election 2015: Bellechasse-Les Etchemins-Lévis riding

Summary: This is Conservative MP and Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney's riding, one of just five the Conservatives won in Quebec in 2011. Blaney is...