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Distancing himself from The Rebel might be a defining moment for Scheer and his party

In June, The Rebel criticized Scheer after Conservatives (except for Cheryl Gallant) voted in favour of a motion in the House of Commons to endorse...

United Conservative Party application rejected by Calgary Pride parade

Without clear policy supporting the LGBTQ community, members of the newly formed United Conservative Party won't be permitted to take part in this year's Calgary...

RCMP says it has intercepted 3800 asylum seekers crossing illegally into Quebec since Aug. 1

In order to accommodate the growing number of migrants crossing into Quebec, Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau and Quebec Immigration Minister Kathleen Weil announced new...

Charlie Angus takes short leave from NDP leadership race after sister's death

NDP leadership hopeful Charlie Angus is taking a leave from the race following the death of his sister. The longtime New Democrat MP from Ontario...

BC MP says feds need to move faster on fisheries legislation

While the federal government is taking public input on potential changes to the Fisheries Act, the NDP fisheries critic says those changes aren't coming soon...

Tension between The Rebel and conservatives erupts anew

On Monday, leadership candidate and Tory MP Michael Chong told a website run by the left-leaning Broadbent Institute that he'll never appear on the site...

Liberal MP Darshan Kang accused of sexual harassment

The federal Liberals have confirmed Darshan Kang, one of two Liberal MPs in Calgary, has been accused of sexual harassment. "We were made aware of...

Steven Fletcher says he's received 'huge support' since ouster from PC party

Independent MLA Steven Fletcher says politicians from the left and right have reached out to him since he was ousted from the Progressive Conservative caucus,...

NDP MP Charlie Angus back on leadership campaign trail despite family illness

NDP leadership hopeful Charlie Angus is shifting back into campaign mode this week after taking a step back to support a gravely ill sibling —...

Future of Fraser River's 2nd largest sockeye population unclear 3 years after mining disaster

When the dam at the Mount Polley mine collapsed in August of 2014, it spilled 24 million cubic metres of mine waste into Quesnel Lake,...

National Defence reviewing limits on 'double-dipping' for retired soldiers

They've made an incredible contribution and fulfilled their obligation' - NDP veterans affairs critic Irene Mathyssen. That led to scrutiny by the all-party Commons defence...

Dozens of MPs also collecting government pensions

Liberal Darrell Samson, 58, gets a pension from the Nova Scotia Teachers Union, while Conservatives Martin Shields, 69, reported income from the Alberta Teachers pension...

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...

Jagmeet Singh's challenge: Can a turban-wearing Sikh win in Quebec?

... an openness [in Quebec], and that truly intolerant people won't vote NDP anyway, we still risk losing a part of our support — Quebec...

Jagmeet Singh tops NDP leadership fundraising in 2nd quarter of 2017

Peter Julian, who withdrew from the NDP leadership race in July, raised just $28,673 in the second quarter, after raising $19,143 in the first quarter.

Cathy Bennett out, Tom Osborne in as finance minister amid cabinet shuffle

Newfoundland and Labrador Finance Minister Cathy Bennett resigned from cabinet Monday morning, prompting a major cabinet shuffle. 'I'm under no illusion that it's [not] a...

Liberals try to assuage fears ahead of possible free trade deal with China, documents show

Canada's Liberal government is reaching out to calm fears about a potential free trade deal with China as it continues exploratory talks with the Asian...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Despite 2015 defeat, NDP in better spot now than during most of party's past leadership races

This could be part of the reason that popular New Democrats like Nathan Cullen, Megan Leslie and Alexandre Boulerice decided to sit on the sidelines.

Toronto's potential marijuana tax wouldn't pay for big ticket items, mayor says

Coun. Jim Karygiannis says the city should be consulting with Torontonians about their concerns around marijuana rather than jumping into talks with the province. Karygiannis...

Casey unsure that door-to-door delivery will be restored

Member of Parliament for Charlottetown Sean Casey said he is not as confident as he was two years ago that the Canada Post review will...

Man who drove van off cliff into Lake Erie charged with impaired driving

Councillor Larry Snively eventually reached out to Tracey Ramsey, the NDP MP for Essex, to find out if she could help. Ramsey then contacted the...

Jagmeet Singh tops NDP leadership endorsements, but front-runner status yet to be confirmed

Singh has only one endorsement from Quebec, from former MP Mylène Freeman. There have also been media reports of concerns among Quebec New Democrats about...

Former Conservative MP says Trudeau 'trying to whitewash' history by renaming Langevin Block

Paul Calandra: Look, I'm obviously sympathetic to how our First Nations feel, but at the same time, I think we have to understand that Langevin...

Liberals to introduce bills to reform Access to Information and national security laws

The government had promised an initial wave of changes to the Access to Information Act by the end of winter — what Treasury Board President...

Former candidates for bilingualism post criticize nomination process as harmful, divisive

Meanwhile, Yvon Godin, a former New Brunswick NDP MP, says Meilleur's recent political history seriously undermines the legitimacy of her candidacy. "If she doesn't qualify...

The Conservatives pick their new leader

Before the votes are counted The House sat down with Conservative MPs Candice Bergen, Michelle Rempel and Diane Finley and former MP Peter MacKay about...

Opposition asks 18 times, but Trudeau won't answer on ethics commissioner meetings

Conservative MP Jacques Gourde asked Trudeau that question twice, and both times, as before, Trudeau said he was pleased to work with the commissioner and...

Tempers flare in Manitoba border town after Conservative MPs visit

A visit by two federal Conservative politicians to the Manitoba border town of Emerson on Friday morning has highlighted the growing divisions in the community...

Nunatsiavut brings issues to world stage at U.N. meetings on ...

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caNunatsiavut is well represented at the United Nations 16th session of the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in New York City this week.and...

Support for Alberta parties unchanged since Jason Kenney elected PC leader: poll

Support for the Progressive Conservatives in Alberta hasn't budged since Jason Kenney was elected leader of the party, according to a recent poll. Among decided...

The Pollcast: Kevin O'Leary's exit and the BC leaders debate

2016: Your primer on the Conservative leadership race; May 2016: The state of the Conservative leadership race; July 2016: Tony Clement in, Jason Kenney out;...

'It hasn't even been a week': O'Leary's bow out shocks Manitoba campaigner

Globalnews.caThe businessman and reality TV star said he was confident he could win the Conservative race, but wasn't sure he could defeat Prime Minister Justin...

Conservatives' final leadership debate sees 13 candidates fight to stand out

Each candidate was given one minute to respond to a question and two 30-second rebuttals. In the first group Deepak Obhrai, Brad Trost, Steven Blaney,...

Michael Chong challenges rivals to 'get serious' as Conservatives gather for final leadership debate

Earlier this month, a mere year into the race to choose a new leader for the Conservative Party, Michael Chong declared it was "time to...

Liberal MPs get closed-door briefing on harassment

The March briefing wasn't Petersen's first involvement with the Liberal caucus on workplace harassment. She investigated harassment allegations against former Liberal MPs Scott Andrews and...

Liberals repeal Conservative immigrant residency requirement

CBC.ca - CBCCBC.caThe Liberal government is repealing a measure brought in by the Conservatives to revoke permanent residency, and possibly deport, immigrants who don't ...and more »...

$5M more to hire youth for green agriculture projects

"The investment we're making today will help young people get hands-on work experience they need to start building their future in agriculture," MacAulay said. "You...

Gallant names 5 women to bench, achieves gender parity on provincial court

The new chief judge will be Jolène Richard, who was named to the bench in 2008 and is the spouse of Liberal MP Dominic LeBlanc,...

Vic Toews to face Canadian Judicial Council review over conflict-of-interest allegations

Vic Toews met with Peguis lawyer about Kapyong settlement: Court documents · NDP MP Pat Martin calls for investigation into Vic Toews' lobbying. In 2007,...

Federal NDP leadership candidate pushing for support in Windsor ...

Federal NDP leadership candidate Guy Caron stopped in Windsor Monday as part of his southwestern Ontario tour.and more »...

Richard Gillett supporters block DFO exit as workers try to leave

Gillett, 45, said he has no plans to quit despite a phone call Thursday night from Fisheries Minister Dominic LeBlanc. "He didn't offer me anything...

Cindy Lamoureux makes leadership bid for Manitoba Liberals

She credited her father, Liberal MP and longtime MLA Kevin Lamoureux, with sparking her interest in politics at an early age. The rookie representative for...