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Just how seriously is Canada's voice taken now?

A wounded Harper sent out Joe Oliver, then his natural resources minister, to tell reporters the “decision by the Obama administration underlines the importance of...

Changes to live-in caregiver program won't solve backlog, groups fear

NDP immigration critic Lysanne Blanchette-Lamothe criticized the government for its "lack of transparency." "They've hinted at changes, while vilifying certain communities they claim are abusing...

Conservative MPs approve combat mission in Iraq despite Liberal, NDP dissent

The opposition parties say they will continue to press for more, although Liberal MP Marc Garneau said earlier Tuesday that MPs would stand alongside the...

An MP wrestling with his vote on Iraq

NDP leader Tom Mulcair quoted extensively yesterday afternoon from two op-eds: this from Agnes Gruda in La Presse and this from Peggy Mason in the...

UN calls for $1.1B to ramp up Ebola response as Canada pledges $30M

In this Sept. 19, 2014 photo, an Ebola virus health care worker takes a rest outside a Ebola isolation unit in Freetown, Sierra Leone. Sierra...

Stephen Harper confirms 69 advisers to Iraq ahead of MP debate

With that question answered, NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar will likely shift his focus to more wide-ranging questions on Canada's efforts in Iraq. "We...

Stephen Harper confirms 69 advisers to Iraq as MPs set to debate mission

With that question answered, NDP foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar will likely shift his focus to more wide-ranging questions on Canada's efforts in Iraq. "We...

PC leadership: Voting closes after 1st ballot

The three former cabinet ministers are competing for the leadership, each claiming he has the qualities that will win back disaffected voters who have shifted...

ISIS in Iraq: Canada to send special ops soldiers as advisers

New Democrat Paul Dewar characterized Baird's visit as "a multipartisan trip to assess what's happening in Iraq, to assess what Canada can do." Liberal Marc...

Premiers, aboriginal leaders propose missing women roundtable as 1st step

Ghiz said there has been some discussions around Justice Minister Peter MacKay and Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt taking part in the roundtable but that...

Celeb birthdays for the week of Sept. 14-20

Actor Dan Cortese is 47. Actor-writer-director-producer Tyler Perry is 45. Rock musician Craig Montoya (Tri Polar) is 44. Actress Kimberly Williams-Paisley is 43. Rapper Nas...

George W. Bush takes ice bucket challenge, nominates Bill Clinton

On Twitter Monday he thanked "everyone" for the nominations, but said he and his wife Laureen would be making a donation instead. Liberal Leader Justin...

Justin Trudeau says he wants 170 Liberal MPs in the House

Liberal MP Scott Andrews sits on the election readiness committee. "Everything's on schedule, the fundraising's going well and the organizational piece is coming together, so...

Russia sanctions: Vladimir Putin retaliates, sanctions Canada

New Democratic Party foreign affairs critic Paul Dewar said the government's action is weak without including sanctions on the three business leaders, including the head...

Justin Trudeau's pot stance in line with 1 in 3 Canadians, poll suggests

"I think Wai Young knows that, so I wish she would act a bit more maturely on the issue." Trudeau's pot stance also provided fodder...