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Descartes Systems buys Ohio-based MacroPoint truck-tracking business

Malcolmson points to the suspension of former Liberal MPs Massimo Pacetti and Scott Andrews, removed over allegations of personal misconduct in November 2015. “He immediately...

NDP calls on Trudeau to comment on sexual harassment allegations against Calgary MP

Malcolmson points to the suspension of former Liberal MPs Massimo Pacetti and Scott Andrews, removed over allegations of personal misconduct in November 2015. “He immediately...

US durable goods advance modest 0.7 per cent in March

“I think it's a huge part of the problem and it's certainly one that can be addressed,” said Conservative justice critic Rob Nicholson. The Liberals...

Eight stories in the news today, April 27

Nova Scotia's Liberal government is expected to present a budget today that opposition parties say is the prelude to a snap election call. Progressive Conservative...

Tories accuse the Liberals of turning their back on forestry jobs

660 News - 660 ...660 NewsConservatives are accusing the Liberals of turning their back on the forestry sector. trade.gov. Another setback to the softwood lumber...

Goodale to announce anti-terror program aimed at curbing radicalization

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale speaks to the media in the House of Commons foyer with Government House Leader and Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and...

Seeking federal Conservative leadership, Deepak Obhrai pushes inclusion and positivity

Calgary MP Deepak Obhrai hopes his experience, along with his message of inclusion and forward-thinking, will lead to him becoming the next leader of the...

Miranda Lambert's bed-and-breakfast closes in Oklahoma

Walking into the Clarion Hotel Ballroom to Paul Brandt's 'Alberta Bound' on Wednesday, Jason Kenney announced he's bound on uniting Alberta conservatives and preventing a...

Wisecracking De Niro touts Catskills with NY governor

Walking into the Clarion Hotel Ballroom to Paul Brandt's 'Alberta Bound' on Wednesday, Jason Kenney announced he's bound on uniting Alberta conservatives and preventing a...

Calgary MP says Liberals have no plan to deal with influx of immigrants and refugees

Calgary Member of Parliament and Immigration Critic within the Conservative Party Michelle Rempel says she's concerned over recent changes made to immigration policy by the...

Trudeau urges support for ALS research as Commons pays tribute to Belanger

Huffington Post CanadaBelanger was diagnosed last November with ALS, commonly known as Lou Gehrig's Disease — an incurable, progressive, neurodegenerative disease that causes muscle weakness,...

Swift reaction to new fed rules include support, criticism and concern

Conservative Energy Critic Candice Bergen said the announcement was another blow to Canada's struggling economy. “It's undermining the NEB, it's adding another layer and additional...

New poll: Kevin O'Leary tied with Peter MacKay in Conservative leadership race

A new Mainstreet/Postmedia poll finds Kevin O'Leary and Peter MacKay “tied” among Conservative Party voters in a hypothetical leadership race. In a release issued on...

Federal candidates in Calgary-Centre prepare for a debate

Candidates in the federal riding of Calgary-Centre will square off Wednesday night in a debate, hosted by the Calgary Leadership Forum. There are five people...

Calgary Conservatives dismiss talk of potential Liberal take-over

It's been a long-time Tory stronghold, and despite rumours of the Liberals gaining ground, Conservatives in Calgary tried to present a united front during a...

Conservatives deny reports of Harper calling for abolition of Senate

660 News - 660 NEWS660 NewsThen later Friday morning, Minister of National Defence and Multiculturalism Jason Kenney who was in Calgary for a funding announcement,...

NDP open to form government with Liberals to topple Conservatives; Grits say no

NDP Finance critic Nathan Cullen, left, and deputy critic Guy Caron hold a press conference in the Foyer of the House of Commons on Parliament...

As campaign looms, Harper attacks rivals on Middle East military mission

In a statement, Liberal House leader Dominic LeBlanc assailed Harper for making “divisive and hyper-partisan foreign policy” his trademark and insisted Liberals are committed to...

Month jail for 'lying' ex-Harper pointman; Del Mastro can't run for 5 years

Federal Infrastructure Minister Denis Lebel, speaking in Quebec City, said he didn't think Del Mastro's conviction and sentence would affect the Conservative banner. “I think...

Some of what was said Tuesday in the wake of auditor general's Senate audit

NDP deputy ethics critic Alexandre Boulerice. —. “Conservatives were elected on a promise to reform the Senate and fix Ottawa, they failed miserably at both.”...

Candidates suggest federal Liberals favouring big-name hopeful in Montreal riding

One other Montreal riding without a Liberal candidate is Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel, whose incumbent Liberal MP, Massimo Pacetti, found out in March he won't be allowed to...

Atlantic region bids farewell to last vestige of Progressive Conservative party

Federal Liberal candidate Bill Casey, a fellow Nova Scotian who once served in the Tory caucus with MacKay, issued a statement Friday noting all of...

Tory shift on CPP forces Liberals to explain position on key election issue

Later Wednesday, Liberal MP John McCallum went a little further, saying the party, if elected, would not rule out proposing a voluntary CPP expansion to...

NDP Alberta rookie regrets offensive photo shoot, looks to earn back trust

Her interest in politics peaked after high school, she recalled, inspired by listening to NDP MP Niki Ashton and reading “Black Like Me,” John Howard...

Canadian government looks to get tough on "serious criminals"

Canadian government looks to get tough on "serious criminals"Calgary-Centre Member of Parliament Joan Crockatt made the announcement in downtown Calgary Friday, in place of Public...

Federal Tories contemplate political mortality in wake of NDP victory

So they will be even more of a force on the ground,” said Leon Benoit, the Conservative MP for Vegreville-Wainwright. “Are Albertans, you know, changing...

Trudeau courtship of labour at odds with Liberal criticism of NDP union office

TheTyee.caOTTAWA – Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau's courtship of the labour movement has hit a rocky patch. He's facing a backlash from labour leaders after Liberals...

Tories recruiting high-profile candidates in push to regain lost Quebec seats

Rayes, Deltell and other party activists say the person responsible for attracting star candidates and explaining the Conservative message to Quebecers is Denis Lebel, Harper's...

Baloney Meter: Tories say niqab ban needed to prove citizenship applicant's ID

Montreal GazetteThat argument was advanced by Conservative MP Costas Menegakis, parliamentary secretary to the citizenship and immigration minister, and echoed by at least one cabinet...

China warns Parliament to back off hearing from Hong Kong democracy leader

The NDP's foreign affairs critic, Paul Dewar, said this is the first time he can remember a foreign government trying to dictate who can testify...

Tory MP claim that sex-ed curriculum puts kids at risk 'disgusting': Liberals

Conservative MP Cheryl Gallant criticized the curriculum in Parliament last week, repeating claims that Benjamin Levin, a former deputy minister of education who is facing...

Home»News»Crime»Shots fired on Parliament Hill. National War Memorial, two ...

Conservative MP Bob Zimmer has tweeted that a gunman was shot and killed, but that report was not immediately verified by police. Two sources told...

Nobel winner Malala Yousafzai to visit Canada, get honorary citizenship

“Malala asked Canada to make a pledge to the Global Partnership for Education, which held its replenishment conference last June, but the government has made...

Words of war: Some examples of the odd exchanges during Iraq debate in ...

... social sciences and political sciences, indeed all our world knowledge, both in Canada and elsewhere in the West, and think about effective ways of...

Saganash's remarks to the House of Commons on murdered, missing native ...

“Indigenous women experience more violence because they are indigenous and because they are women. Amnesty International found that indigenous women are most likely to die...

Cost of satellite ministerial staff soars by 70 per cent during austerity years

... cutting support for seasonal workers, cutting mail service for senior citizens, cutting support for Canada's veterans, while spending millions of dollars on partisan advertising...

New Brunswick NDP leader proud Liberals, Tories now among his prize ...

Dominic Cardy says each convert from the Liberals and Progressive Conservatives gives voters confidence his party, without a seat in the last legislature, will make...

Criticism over Anders making another run at Ottawa

A decision by MP Rob Anders to seek the Conservative nomination in the new Alberta riding of Bow River is drawing the ire of some...

Alberta MP cites family, long distance from home, for not seeking re-election

ST. PAUL, Alta. – A Conservative MP from northern Alberta has announced he will not be seeking re-election. Brian Storseth, the member for Westlock-St. Paul,...

New EI claims put on hold while Statistics Canada figures out jobs numbers

... are the result of a funding shortfall and “an ongoing high volume of claims.” Conservative MP Scott Armstrong launched a review of EI claim...

Rob Anders running east of Calgary

He is seeking nomination for the new Bow River riding, in the Chestermere area. Anders tells The National Post it's a place with more trucks,...

Oliver rejects report calling for spending to create jobs, less focus on deficit

But NDP finance critic Nathan Cullen said the minister is ignoring evidence the economy is headed in the wrong direction. In the past year, Canada...

Federal government urged to hurry up on energy industry regulations

Eric Newell of the Climate Change and Emissions Management Corp. says he has a way for Ottawa to put a price on greenhouse gases without...

Conservatives willing to change FEA; opposition doubts effects

The CBC reports the Tories are open to a Manitoba-style system that would have people use two pieces of alternate ID and sign a declaration...