August 2, 2017

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Ottawa says it lacks law to sanction Venezuelan government officials

Former Liberal MP Irwin Cotler initially led the push in Parliament for a Canadian version of the Magnitsky Act. Since leaving politics in 2015, Mr.

L'opposition s'inquiète du recul du français au Québec, le gouvernement dit agir

Du côté du Bloc québécois, on s'inquiète que le français perde du terrain au pays « malgré un camouflage du gouvernement canadien », écrit le...

Liberals Ask Rona Ambrose, James Moore For Advice On NAFTA

OTTAWA — While Liberals and Conservatives trade accusations that they're hurting Canada's position in the imminent renegotiation of NAFTA, the Trudeau government has tapped the...

NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton pitches free tuition

NDP leadership hopeful Niki Ashton paid a visit to Port Alberni on Sunday, July 30 to share her bold, progressive vision for the next federal...

Federal NDP hopefuls target BC as fertile ground for growth

The location for the event -- decided before the outcome of the recent provincial election -- is also significant for all contenders who see B.C.

COMMENTARY: It's getting hard to stomach all the political buck passing

The first was a tweet by James Bezan. Bezan is a Conservative MP and the party's current critic for National Defence. He was responding to...

Caroline Mulroney, Daughter Of Former Prime Minister, Running For Ontario PC Nomination

She hinted at a run for a provincial nomination at the federal Conservative leadership in Toronto in May. Along with Tory MP Candice Bergen, Mulroney...

Rep. John Duncan, Conservative Peace Proponent, Will Not Seek Reelection to US House

(blog) (blog)Rep. John J. Duncan, Jr. (R-TN) announced on Monday that he will not seek reelection in 2018 to the United States House of...

Maxime Bernier Was Top Fundraiser In Conservative Leadership ...

Maxime Bernier speaks with Andrew Scheer after the first results are announced during the Conservative Party of Canada leadership convention in Toronto on ...At least five...

Angus nets caucus endorsement citing his improved French

(subscription) (subscription)Quebec NDP MP Christine Moore is backing Charlie Angus's NDP leadership bid — and says she's impressed with how his French language skills...

Trump's missing vote

Va.) for a job like Secretary of Energy. West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice is a Democrat but has a close relationship with Senate Majority Leader...

D'AMATO: How to honour your neighbour

But that didn't stop Kitchener-Conestoga MP Harold Albrecht and MPP Michael Harris, both Conservatives, from giving out medals and certificates to people in their riding,...

New poll results suggest voters have more questions about Jason Kenney than others vying to lead Alberta's United ...

Alberta Conservative MP Jason Kenney speaks to media as he begins the Unite Alberta Truck Tour, in Edmonton in an August 1, 2016, file photo.

UPDATE: Tory nomination in Flamborough-Glanbrook 'an appointment' for Skelly?

Rick Dykstra, president of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, stated at the time in response to a Hamilton Community News request for comment the party...

At least five ex-Tory leadership candidates still paying off campaign ...

(subscription) (subscription)Andrew Scheer finished his victorious campaign without any debt, but his three closest rivals weren't so lucky. Many of the 16 candidates for...

Former Liberal cabinet minister calls for end to Canadian arms sales to Saudi Arabia

I'm just saying we shouldn't be selling any more arms to Saudi Arabia,” Irwin Cotler, who served as justice minister under former Liberal prime minister...

If the US is alarmed about North Korea, 'we should be alarmed,' says MacKay

Former defence minister Peter MacKay says he laments not signing on to the U.S. ballistic missile defence program when he had the chance. The policy...

After Air Transat saga, passenger bill of rights aims to punish airlines into being good

After almost two years in office, the Liberal government needs to get serious about delivering the legislation, added NDP transport critic and committee member Robert...

'The Good Fight' Promotes Pair to Series Regular for Season 2 (Exclusive)

In season one of the spinoff, Cane made waves at his firm when his conservative politics came to light — something co-creators and showrunner Robert...