Canada's longest-standing First Nations boil water advisory will end in 2018, Liberals say

Neskantaga Chief Wayne Moonias said his community forced the government to take action on their plight by inviting Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett to their...

Proposed corporation rules could be taxing for dozens of MPs

The highest rate of private corporation ownership was in the Conservative Party at 30.6 per cent, followed closely by the Liberal caucus where 30.2 per...

Generals Love Him. Top Democrats Despise Him. Can He Be President Anyway?

Joe Trippi, who worked on the presidential campaigns of Ted Kennedy, Walter Mondale, Gary Hart, Howard Dean and others, was warned by establishment Democrats in...

Maxime Bernier eyes finance critic job, hints at future Conservative leadership run

Conservative MP Maxime Bernier isn't ruling out another run for party leadership and says he wants to play the crucial role of finance critic in...

Mini cabinet shuffle looms in Ottawa ahead of bigger changes in 2018

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is planning a small cabinet shuffle to fill the seat that was left vacant when Newfoundland's Judy Foote took an indefinite...

Conservatives Claim PM's Rolling Stone Glory Hurts NAFTA Talks, Energy Workers

Conservatives are claiming Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's high-profile Rolling Stone magazine interview complicates NAFTA talks, disrespects Canada's oil workers, and smacks of hypocrisy. A Prime...

'It's a $150-million problem': Brian Masse launching fraud protection campaign

The NDP MP for Windsor West is rolling out a national fraud protection campaign. Brian Masse says "it's a $150-million problem" in Canada. Masse says...

Ruth Davidson, the Conservatives' northern star

Though not as dour as Gordon Brown, Ms Davidson exudes an admirable disdain for such southern decadence. She points out that these are serious times:...

St. Louis Rabbinical Council selects new officers

Other officers elected by the rabbis for the 2017-2018 year were Rabbi Roxanne Shapiro of United Hebrew Congregation as Vice President, Rabbi Jonah Zinn of...

Back in the fold: Dimitri Soudas joining Patrick Brown's campaign team

(subscription) (subscription)Soudas soon found himself at the centre of controversy after it was reported that he interfered in the Conservative nomination race for the...

Conservative Groups Fume Over Failed Repeal Votes

Republican Senators Susan Collins of Maine, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, and Rob Portman of Ohio, quickly emerged as political...

EPA Chief Met With Scientist-Muzzling Stephen Harper Before Scientist Purge

According to emails HuffPost has obtained, the March 27 meeting, scheduled to last 30 minutes, was meant to establish a rapport between the new environmental...

The Pollcast: Lessons from the federal PC-Alliance merger

Others, like Scott Brison — now a cabinet minister in Justin Trudeau's government — crossed the floor to the Liberals. And after selecting Harper as...

NDP Leader Candidate Guy Caron Pitches $90-Billion 'Workers First' Economic Plan

NDP leadership contender Guy Caron put out a “Workers First” platform plank Wednesday that includes $90 billion in new spending priorities and a pledge to...

Justin Trudeau, worshipped

National PostThe coming of the prime minister is not a coincidence since the county of Lac-Saint-Jean will soon be the subject of a great battle...

Circuit Court Nominees In The Trump Administration: The Latest News And Rumor (Part 2)

She has come under fire from liberal groups like the Alliance for Justice — which shouldn't be surprising, given that she's a young female conservative...

Where Vancouver leads in LGBT progress: Local politicians make history in Canada

It's well known that the first openly gay Canadian MP was the NDP's Svend Robinson. The long-time Burnaby-Douglas parliamentarian was first elected in 1979 and...

Canada promotes recruitment of transgender troops as Donald Trump imposes military ban

By Kathleen Harris, CBC News Posted: Jul 26, 2017 5:05 PM ET Last Updated: Jul 27, 2017 9:37 AM ET. The Canadian Armed ... Department...

NDP Calls On Trudeau To Condemn Trump's 'Despicable' Trans Military Ban

"Prime Minister Trudeau must denounce this policy immediately in order to demonstrate that Canada not only respects human rights but that we will stand up...

One and done: New York restaurant limits parents dining with kids to a single drink

Most of the women on the show supported the policy, but Jedediah Bila, the conservative host, said that the policy was a “slippery slope” that...

Conservative hypocrisy more damaging than the message

National PostYes, this is the same Kent who, as Harper's environment minister, attacked two NDP MPs, Megan Leslie and Claude Gravelle, for speaking about Keystone...

Alistair MacGregor: Cooking up a national food policy

Cowichan Valley Citizen - Cowichan ...Cowichan Valley CitizenFood matters, and its journey from the farm to the factory and the fork is an important topic.

MP for Ayrshire and Arran Patricia Gibson slams Tories over state pension rise

NORTH Ayrshire MP Patricia Gibson has slammed Conservative moves to raise the state pension age to 68 from 2037. Seven years earlier than planned, the...

First Nation gets clean water after more than five years under advisory

Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Carolyn Bennett speaks as AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde looks on at the Assembly of First Nations annual general...

NDP leadership contender Guy Caron touts infrastructure, jobs plan

OTTAWA—NDP leadership candidate Guy Caron will unveil a wide-ranging jobs plan Wednesday that would add $90 billion over 10 years to the government's already-pricey infrastructure...

NDP leadership rebel Jagmeet Singh takes aim at Old Age Security: Walkom

So far, the newest entrant in the four-person race to replace Tom Mulcair has been deemed noteworthy for his style (natty) and his religion (Sikh).

Charlottetown MP Sean Casey hopes home mail delivery will return

William White, who lives at the corner of Upper Prince Street and Gerald Street in Charlottetown successfully fought Canada Post's efforts to leave a community...

Alberta Tory MPs lining up behind Kenney in provincial leadership race

(subscription) (subscription)Blaine Calkins (Red Deer-Lacombe, Alta.) said he would ... Mr. Calkins is the chair of the federal Conservative Party's Alberta caucus, but said...

Jagmeet Singh positions himself as 'growth candidate,' makes gains in vote-rich BC, as rivals attack

(subscription) (subscription)While Jagmeet Singh's opponents portray him as a flash in the pan and commentators are pointing to his potential weakness in Quebec, the...

Cape Bretoners pay their respects on 100th anniversary of mining disaster

Dozens of children wore plastic “miners'” hats, shone lights and laid roses at the monument in Colliery Lands Park on Tuesday. The children were part...

Conservative hypocrisy more damaging than the message: Harper

The Conservative government of the day reacted as if Mulcair should be shipped back north of the border in leg irons and shackles. A senior...

Liberals Make 29 Trips In 6 Months Ahead Of NAFTA Talks

Liberal MP Wayne Easter, who is co-chair of the Canada-United States Inter-Parliamentary Group, said these meetings can help Canada set the facts straight — and...

Conservatives score a win in Khadr case

A clever opposition just schooled the Liberals at their own media game. After about 18 months of the Justin Trudeau show, the opposition finally hit...

Trump coy on Sessions' future: 'Time will tell'

Trump has been ramping up his public shame campaign against Sessions, one of his earliest high-profile supporters, even as conservatives and some White House advisers...

Reevely: Intra-conservative battle in Carleton spills into the open

“For 22 years John Baird and I have kept Carleton deep Tory Blue and now that is at risk,” says the email. “I chose a...

Ontario premier to testify at bribery trial

TORONTO -- Kathleen Wynne will testify as a Crown witness at an upcoming Election Act bribery trial for two Liberals, putting the Ontario premier directly...

The real liberal critique: Republicans aren't liberals | The State

James Fallows, in The Atlantic, describes their behavior as the most discouraging weakness our governing system has shown since Trump took office.America's liberals want Republicans...

Scheer faces another 'fake news' eruption

Diotte's fleeting broadside comes just weeks after Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant posted a mock newscast to Facebook, also since deleted, that used the term “fake...

Debating Big Philanthropy: Criticisms of The Givers—and My Responses

A last point: Along with Alice O'Connor and other reviewers, Eisenberg faults The Givers for its tepid recommendations, writing that it's not “courageous in tone,...

Williams: Has the Pirates' Farm System Dropped in Value This Year?

Pirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog)Pirates Prospects (press release) (subscription) (blog)As an example in the Pirates' system, Ke'Bryan Hayes is a strong defender at third...

Richard Painter on ethics under Trump

Quin Hillyer on Republicans' complicated feelings on Trump. By Jim Engster • Jul 14, 2017. LRN. Conservative columnist and commentator Quin Hillyer weighs the dilemma...

Social worker to document financial fallout for cancer patients when EI ends

In 2006, the Liberal MP for the area, Mark Eyking, introduced a private member's bill while in opposition that would see EI sick benefits extended...

The Daily 202: Trump's pick to run DOJ criminal division worked for Russia bank

Ted Cruz and Rudy Giuliani are among the names being floated as possible replacements of Sessions. “Giuliani dismissed a report floating his name … and...

Conservative politicians flock to US media to whip up ignorance and bile: Neil Macdonald

Under the headline: "A terrorist's big payday, courtesy of Trudeau," Kent accused the Canadian government of falling all over itself to turn a terrorist into...

Merger history suggests Alberta's United Conservative Party could be less than sum of its parts

But the general voting population may not get on board in such big numbers, if the last merger of conservative forces is any guide. In...

Opposition critic calls for security review of offer to acquire Sandvine Corp.

WATERLOO REGION — The federal government must do a complete and formal security review of the proposed sale of Waterloo-based Sandvine Corp., says the Conservative...

Liberals' Draft Of New Citizenship Guide Scraps 'Barbaric' Practices Warning, Touts Indigenous Treaties

Getting rid of both those elements was what former Liberal Immigration Minister John McCallum had in mind when he said early in 2016 that the...

Texas' bathroom bill debate shows a widening gap between liberal cities and the conservative state

For Ashley Smith, the idea of entering a men's restroom is absurd. The San Antonio architect and mother has long, sleek brown hair and often...

Ottawa terminates controversial crackdown on border lake's boaters

A security crackdown that required boaters to report to Canada Customs every time they crossed an imaginary boundary on border-straddling lakes has been removed, thanks...

Trudeau's 14-seat majority could 'easily' be reduced to minority 'or worse' in 2019, say opponents, but Liberals ...

(subscription) (subscription)The riding of Sturgeon River-Parkland, Alta., is vacant following the resignation of former Conservative MP and interim party leader Rona Ambrose. The riding...