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Canadians want to see Jagmeet Singh in Parliament before trusting him with keys to 24 Sussex Drive

His friend Elmer MacKay—father of former Conservative cabinet minister Peter MacKay—cleared the way by resigning his seat in Central Nova in Nova Scotia. Mulroney cruised...

Sarah Leamon: It only costs $15 to thwart Kellie Leitch and Kevin O ...

Are you, like most Canadians, shocked and horrified by the current political climate south of the border?Like it or not, Leitch is our MP -...

Taseko Mines and Tsilquot'in will resume fight over Prosperity mine ...

The copper-gold project has twice been vetoed by the federal government.and more »...

Bill Morneau will meet provincial finance ministers in Vancouver to discuss enriching Canada Pension Plan

At the time, then finance minister Jim Flaherty defended the change by saying that in the 1970s, there were seven workers for every person over...

Video: Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose cracks zingers at Stephen Harper's expense

(blog) (blog)Last night's parliamentary press gallery dinner marked the first time that a leader of the Conservative leader had made an appearance on-stage. And...

Jason Kenney goes on a Twitter rant against No One Is Illegal

(blog) (blog)The war of words has resumed between Defence Minister Jason Kenney and the anticolonial and anticapitalist group No One Is Illegal. In 2012,...

Canadian government expresses support for journalist Mohamed Fahmy one day ...

Minister of State (Foreign affairs and Consular) Lynne Yelich has called on the Egyptian government to use "all tools" at its disposal to facilitate Fahmy's...

Anonymous threatens to reveal the "real reason" former foreign affairs ...

(blog)Anonymous threatens to reveal the "real reason" former foreign affairs ... (blog)The hacker collective Anonymous is threatening to release information it describes as the...

Anonymous threatens to reveal the "real reason" former foreign affairs ...

(blog)Anonymous threatens to reveal the "real reason" former foreign affairs ... (blog)The hacker collective Anonymous is threatening to release information it describes as the...

Health Minister Rona Ambrose responds to Vancouver city council regulating ...

(blog) (blog)The office of Canadian Health Minister Rona Ambrose released the following statement today (June 24) in response to the City of Vancouver passing...

Health Minister Rona Ambrose responds to Vancouver city council regulating ...

(blog) (blog)The office of Canadian Health Minister Rona Ambrose released the following statement today (June 24) in response to the City of Vancouver passing...

Jenna Valleriani: Health Minister Rona Ambrose better get with the medical ...

In a statement on June 11, Canadian health minister Rona Ambrose reacted strongly to the Supreme Court ruling that medical cannabis should be available in...

Reasonable Doubt: Why is Rona Ambrose "outraged" at medical marijuana ruling?

Reasonable Doubt: Why is Rona Ambrose "outraged" at medical marijuana ruling?Outraged. Rona Ambrose is “outraged” at the Supreme Court of Canada's decision in R. v.

Lawyer Kirk Tousaw calls Health Minister Rona Ambrose utterly ignorant about ...

But his most colourful quotes came in response to Health Minister Rona Ambrose's comment that she's "outraged" by the Supreme Court of Canada decision. "I...

Lawyer Kirk Tousaw calls Health Minister Rona Ambrose utterly ignorant about ...

But his most colourful quotes came in response to Health Minister Rona Ambrose's comment that she's "outraged" by the Supreme Court of Canada decision. "I...

Former B.C. premier Gordon Campbell hosts $209000 celebration at taxpayers ...

The former foreign affairs minister John Baird—who loudly insisted that politicians need to be defined by their values—showed up to partake in the festivities, even...

Canada's public safety minister tells VPD its officers are expected to act ...

An April 28 letter co-signed signed by Steven Blaney and Health Minister Rona Ambrose emphasizes the storefront sale of cannabis is illegal and warns Vancouver...

Unlike the mayor of Vancouver, Jason Kenney meets Dalai Lama

(blog) (blog)When Kenney was the prime minister's parliamentary secretary and later as citizenship and immigration minister, he relentlessly wooed new Canadians into the Conservative...

And So It Goes as forgettable as its title

Calgary Herald Here, Michael Douglas gets the Jack Nicholson role (and smirk) as Oren Little, a wealthy real-estate broker floundering since the loss of his beloved...

Constitutional challenge planned for Conservatives' citizenship bill

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration Chris Alexander (left) maintains Bill C-24 includes many benefits for people new to Canada. The Canadian Association of Refugee Lawyers...

Enbridge pipeline protesters refused bathroom privileges in James Moore's ...

Industry Minister James Moore's staff has come up with a clever way to defeat anti-Enbridge demonstrators who've occupied his office today. "The receptionist has locked...

TFW WTF? Why progressives want to talk about solutions to the temporary ...

Employment and Social Development Minister Jason Kenney is trying to stickhandle the temporary foreign worker program for the Conservative government. The federal government claims that...

Air transport deal likely means more flights between Canada and Philippines

Transport Minister Lisa Raitt has announced a new agreement that should increase air travel between Canada and the Philippines. There were 430,000 one-way passenger trips...

BC Supreme Court grants injunction allowing doctors to prescribe heroin to ...

Vancouver doctors previously secured the necessary permissions under the federal Special Access Programme to prescribe heroin to select patients. But in October 2013, Health Minister...

NAFTA environmental body recommends probe of Canada's regulation of fish ...

According to the commission's website, its council members include Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq and high-level representatives from the U.S. and Mexico. The commission was established...

UN special rapporteur calls for Canadian inquiry on missing and murdered ...

Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Bernard Valcourt issued a statement indicating his department will "review the report carefully". "While more work needs to...

Vision Vancouver to set number of candidates for fall election

These are Heather Deal, Kerry Jang, Raymond Louie, Geoff Meggs, Andrea Reimer, Tim Stevenson, and Tony Tang. ... These are Patti Bacchus, Ken Clement, Mike...

April 1 marijuana regulation changes unlikely to bother BC licence holders

Larsen is encouraging people to contact the office of Health Minister Rona Ambrose with messages opposing the Conservative's new rules. You can follow Travis Lupick...

Canada's health minister fails to explain Ottawa's policies on harm reduction

Federal health minister Rona Ambrose has strongly opposed the plan to provide heroin-assisted therapy in Vancouver. Since her first move against it, in October 2013,...

Licenced medical marijuana patients granted reprieve by Canada's federal court

(blog) (blog)Canada Health Minister Rona Ambrose reacted to the court's decision to grant an injunction on Twitter. "We are disappointed with this decision," she...

Vancouver prescription heroin users wage court battle with the feds

But in October 2013, Health Minister Rona Ambrose amended regulations to close what she described as a “loophole”, barring clinicians from administering drugs such as...

Vancouver prescription heroin users wage court battle with the fed

But in October 2013, Health Minister Rona Ambrose amended regulations to close what she described as a “loophole”, barring clinicians from administering drugs such as...

Vancouver prescription heroin users wage court battle with the fed

But in October 2013, Health Minister Rona Ambrose amended regulations to close what she described as a “loophole”, barring clinicians from administering drugs such as...

Industrial Light and Magic opens permanent studio in Vancouver

Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, Minister of International Trade Ed Fast, and Minister of State for Small Business Naomi Yamamoto all made speeches at a ribbon-cutting...

Federal government threatens to share medicinal marijuana patient information ...

“We are going to flood [Health Minister] Rona Ambrose's office with thousands of phone calls and emails from our supporters, to let her know that...

Squamish liquefied natural gas proposal riles area residents

On February 19, 2014, federal minister of environment Leona Aglukkaq granted the request under an existing substitution agreement, which provides for a single assessment of...

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird denounces Uganda's anti-gay legislation

John Baird, Canada's foreign affairs minister, has responded by criticizing the move. Baird also said it will affect relations between the two countries. “Canada is...