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Trudeau takes aim at government's citizenship rules during Islamic conference

Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence and MP introduced the Prime Minister as a “Global champion of religious freedom” for Vaughan, home of the...

Prime Minister welcomed at Islamic convention in Mississauga

The Prime Minister was introduced as a "Global champion of religious freedom" by Julian Fantino, Associate Minister of National Defence and MP for Vaughan, home...

Red Shawl study to probe job barriers for immigrant women

Dr. Kellie Leitch, the federal Labour Minister and Minister for Status of Women Canada, speaks Saturday at a press conference announcing an $81,124 grant to...

Canadians scouting Nepal hinterlands

A Nepalese man walks past damaged buildings in Lalitpur, on the outskirts of Kathmandu, Nepal, Thursday, April 30, 2015. In mere seconds, Saturday's earthquake devastated...

LIVE: Soldier dies in chaotic Parliament Hill attack, Jason Kenney says

Toronto Star A Canadian soldier was killed and a security guard wounded. An assailant has also died. War Memorial shooting leaves soldier dead. Steph Willems/Metroland. MP...

Coalition party retains Quebec City-area riding

CTV News Francois Paradis captured about 45 per cent of the vote for the Coalition for Quebec's Future to outdistance Liberal candidate Janet Jones, who had...

Ritz expects U.S. to appeal next COOL ruling

CALGARY - Federal Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz says the next ruling in a long, drawn-out dispute over meat-labelling requirements in the United States is only...

Ambrose, provinces, to develop dementia plan

BANFF, Alta. - Citing the "impending boom" of a dementia health-care crisis, Health Minister Rona Ambrose and her provincial and territorial counterparts agreed Wednesday to...

Jean Chr├ętien leads celebrity tributes to Hazel McCallion at retirement gala

Federal Veterans Affairs Minister Julian Fantino, an old "fishing buddy" of McCallion's, called her "an inspiring example of a life well-lived." Ward 2 Councillor Pat...

Canada spending another $30M to fight Ebola

International Development Minister Christian Paradis said the new money will be channelled through the Canadian Red Cross and other agencies. The announcement came as U.S.

Heavily-edited residential schools documents an 'obstruction' of justice, NDP says

Erika Meekes, spokesperson for Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt, did not address the concerns about the documents related to St. Anne's abuse victims' claims, but...

Home News Justice Minister Peter MacKay visits Peel police...

BRAMPTON – Federal Justice Minister Peter MacKay met with MPs Kyle Seeback and Wladyslaw Lizon, as well as various other Peel community stakeholders, yesterday at...

Change coming for startup visas stalled in red tape

KITCHENER — A pilot project announced by Ottawa last year to attract foreign startups has so far completed just two applications, but the cabinet minister...

Minister touts local splash pads, pools funded by feds

Brampton-Springdale MP Parm Gill with Gary Goodyear, Minister of State for the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario at the Wild Wetland Splash and...

Finance memo flags Bitcoin crime potential

The internal memo, prepared for former finance minister Jim Flaherty, says while the degree of criminal activity involving Bitcoin is unclear, some have raised flags...

Feds offer businesses foreign market aid

“Many small and medium-sized enterprises rely on their associations to represent them abroad,” said International Trade Minister Ed Fast in a news release. “Contributions from...

Feds announce funds for recruiting of international students

With the feds setting their sights on 450,000 international students by the year 2022, Erin O'Toole, parliamentary secretary to Minister of International Trade Ed Fast,...

Tories hunt voter data with patriotic mail

"Please let me know that you have done this so I can include you in the count of participants," Manitoba MP Shelly Glover wrote in...

Watchdog wants Five Eyes sharing safeguards

As a result, the federally appointed watchdog has recommended that Defence Minister Rob Nicholson issue a directive to Communications Security Establishment Canada that sets out...

Paul Bernardo's 'fiancee' a university grad who thinks he's innocent

National Post Jason Tamming, a spokeman for Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney, said while he could not comment on specific cases, the government "always puts the...

One flag's 11-year journey from Parliament Hill to Brampton home

Until two months ago when an envelope from Minister of Public Works and Government Services Diane Finley arrived at his parents' home addressed to him.

One flag's 11-year journey from Parliament Hill to Brampton home

Until two months ago when an envelope from Minister of Public Works and Government Services Diane Finley arrived at his parents' home addressed to him.

Home News Ottawa grant helps drive children's programming at...

Lizon – who made the announcement on behalf of Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages – was particularly happy that the feds...

Ottawa grant helps drive children's programming at LAC

Lizon – who made the announcement on behalf of Shelly Glover, Minister of Canadian Heritage and Official Languages – was particularly happy that the feds...

'Buy American' is back, Canada's not happy

... recent legislation in the United States which reflects repeated attempts to impose domestic content requirements for products purchased by federal, state and municipal-level governments...

Canadians making an impact in Montreal

Left back Karl Ouimette and midfielders Patrice Bernier, Issey Nakajima-Ferran and Maxim Tissot helped the Impact pick up a valuable point on the road in...

Benefits for veterans

By Julian Fantino, Minister of Veterans Affairs, Brampton. Dear Editor: Our government believes it is important to remind Canadian veterans and their families about the...

Mitzie Hunter to be elevated to cabinet

It infuriated Treasury Board president Tony Clement, who called the Ontario pension plan a "huge tax grab" and publicly announced he wanted Wynne to be...

Egyptian-Canadian journalist gets 7 years

In Canada, Lynne Yelich, Minister of State (Foreign Affairs and Consular), echoed Drake's comments, calling on the Egyptian government to protect the rights of all...

Hudak steps down as Ontario PC leader July 2

National Post ... deputy PC Leader Christine Elliott, the widow of former finance minister Jim Flaherty; finance critic Vic Fedeli, the former mayor of North Bay;...

Metis rivals from BC locked in bitter feud

OTTAWA - Two rival Metis groups in British Columbia are locked in an ugly public battle that has gone all the way to the Canadian...

Backlog of suicide probes flagged in 2012

Defence Minister Rob Nicholson called the country's top military commander on the carpet last January about the case backlog, and a memo written after that...

New Bloc chief to ramp up independence talk

Denis Lebel, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's political lieutenant in Quebec, was quick to dismiss the Bloc's new leader. "Quebecers said clearly that they are fed...

Kathleen Wynne's Liberals to form next government

The Globe and Mail Conservatives in Ottawa and at Queen's Park have quietly been jockeying for his job for months and federal ministers Tony Clement, Kellie...

New Indo-Canada treaty will boost local film industry

“Our government has actively set out to make Canada a coproduction partner of choice and an even better place to do business,” said Shelly Glover,...

Kathleen Wynne's Liberals to form next government

Conservatives in Ottawa and at Queen's Park have quietly been jockeying for his job for months and federal ministers Tony Clement, Kellie Leitch, Lisa Raitt,...

Against long odds, Wynne lives up to her name

But the Pollyanna premier has flexed her muscles, picking a fight with Prime Minister Stephen Harper over a proposed made-in-Ontario pension plan, spurring an angry...

New Indo-Canada treaty will boost local film industry

“Our government has actively set out to make Canada a coproduction partner of choice and an even better place to do business,” said Shelly Glover,...

Income splitting benefits flow to West: study

The current finance minister, Joe Oliver, has vacillated between supporting income splitting and leaving the door open to changes. The NDP will introduce a motion...

Here's why flying to the Philippines just got easier

Gateway Centre for New Canadians on Wolfedale Rd., transport minister Lisa Raitt announced Friday an expanded Canada-Philippines Air Transport Agreement that allows more direct flights...

Home Blogs Karen Ras jumps into Ward 2 race while awaiting...

(blog)It will be an experienced, in-house campaign, as Mike has run numerous Conservative and leadership campaigns including Jim Flaherty's failed bid for the Ontario...

Home Blogs Karen Ras jumps into Ward 2 race while awaiting...

(blog)It will be an experienced, in-house campaign, as Mike has run numerous Conservative and leadership campaigns including Jim Flaherty's failed bid for the Ontario...

TFW battle becomes a war of the written word

In an April 2012 letter to Transport Minister Denis Lebel, Leitch told of an Air Canada pilot in her riding who "expressed concern regarding the...

Actor wants inquiry into missing women

But Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt has defended the bill, saying it meets the five conditions outlined by the AFN and chiefs during a meeting...

Canada Nigeria still negotiating on equipment

Sun News Network Canadian Development Minister Christian Paradis says diplomats from both countries are still working out the details of Canada's offer of assistance, which he...

Temporary worker wages too high: MP's letter

In an April 2012 dispatch to Transport Minister Denis Lebel, Leitch told of an Air Canada pilot in her riding who "expressed concern regarding the...

Short notice from Feds makes National Day of Honour planning tough in Peel

According to National Defence Minister Rob Nicholson's office, 201 people were killed under Canadian command during the Afghan war, 158 of whom were Canadian soldiers.

Executive committee to lead AFN for now

Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt's office has put the controversial legislation on hold until the assembly determines its next steps. Some First Nations groups had...

Public pensions pose looming risks: auditor

Treasury Board President Tony Clement said Tuesday that public pensions are already subject to actuarial evaluations on their sustainability at least every three years, as...

Tory MPs raised concerns about TFW program

CTV News In his response, Lebel referred Leitch to Diane Finley, then the human resources and skills development minister, and Jason Kenney, then minister of immigration.