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Pierre Poilievre set to break a record as he speaks for hours in House to block budget - 'I will keep speaking and keep speaking and keep blocking this inflationary train wreck'
4 hours agoMelanie Joly says rules-based system is 'cracking', launches major overhaul of Global Affairs Canada
8 hours agoTrudeau says federal government looking at new ways to respond to fires, floods
8 hours agoJoly calls for overhaul of Global Affairs to make diplomatic corps 'fit for purpose'
9 hours agoPrime Minister was aware of 'irregularities' around Han Dong's nomination, says Johnston
20 hours agoBlair says Canada has 'adequate resources' for wildfires following House emergency debate -- In Alberta, Nova Scotia and Quebec, local and provincial 'first responders have already been overwhelmed'
8 hours agoSex harassment case involving Trudeau Foundation should be heard in N.L., lawyer says -- 'I've never seen an organization fight this hard to contest jurisdiction,' lawyer Kathryn Marshall says
8 hours agoInternal docs suggest Trudeau wants China blocked from Pacific Rim trade deal -- China has been trying since 2019 to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership
9 hours agoJohnston tells MPs he will not step down, will continue investigation into foreign interference -- Jagmeet Singh: 'I'm disappointed that he remains the Special Rapporteur, despite the will of the House being voted that he should be removed'
20 hours agoSubscriber only. Ban Fox News from TV, CRTC hears as thousands of Canadians write to regulator - Thousands of Canadians have weighed in on a CRTC proceeding into banning Fox News from Canadian TV, and most appear to be in favour of ban
1 day agoDon Braid: Rachel Notley's big tax blunder helped hand election to the UCP -- The month of May 2023 was the worst possible time to promise higher taxes in an election campaign
1 day agoDavid Johnston is about to testify before MPs. Here's what to expect -- Special rapporteur David Johnston is expected to answer questions for three hours from the committee on procedure and House affairs
1 day agoCanada preparing for 'unprecedented' wildfire season, forecasts suggest -- 'Our modelling shows this may be an especially severe wildfire season throughout the summer,' Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says
1 day agoPoilievre promises to delay Liberal budget from passing -- 'We will use all procedural tools at our disposal to block the budget from passing including 900 amendments, lengthy speeches, and other procedural tools that are in our toolkit'
1 day agoFrom power to powerless: The high costs of a political life -- Life after public office is not always a stream of plum assignments. Dealing with defeat can be devastating
1 day agoPrivacy commissioner finds COVID-19 programs largely protected privacy rights -- The government's use of vaccine mandates, cellphone tracking were 'necessary and proportional,' the commissioner found
1 day agoHealth minister's request triggered internal meltdown at Canada's drug-price regulator, documents show -- Internal emails reveal the extent of an internal crisis inside the PMPRB that led to the acting chairperson's resignation last fall
2 days ago'I will not bend': MP Jenny Kwan says she won't allow China to erase history -- The Hong Kong-born member of Parliament has been outspoken against human-rights violations by the Chinese Communist Party
2 days agoPoilievre says PPC leader Bernier no threat in Manitoba byelection -- 'Maxime Bernier is just like Justin Trudeau,' the Conservative leader said
2 days agoJohn Ivison: A harsh rebuke from the bench for a Supreme Court on the 'loose' -- A federal appeals judge condemns the too-loose approach that judges have been taking with the Charter or Rights
3 days agoIvison: Fisheries minister 'on the warpath' to close down fishery, says First Nations leader -- The community's salmon farming industry is under threat of government closure over fears that the farmed Atlantic salmon are harming migrating wild salmon
4 days agoWeekly News Quiz: Why did Michael Buble get his Grammy late? -- What callback did Danielle Smith give Ralph Klein in her victory speech and why is a beluga whale being accused of spying?
4 days agoSingh accuses Johnston of being 'tone-deaf' in refusing to step down -- Singh said he is disappointed with the former GG's 'lack of understanding of the importance of such a vote'
4 days agoInformation about Chong was lost in broken system, intelligence adviser tells MPs -- Jody Thomas insists the prime minister was not told about problems.
5 days agoOnly 27% of Canadians believe David Johnston is credible and impartial on foreign interference: poll -- The former governor general has been under fire over his qualifications as special rapporteur, including his ties to Justin Trudeau and the Trudeau family foundation
5 days agoMeta launches tests blocking news for some Canadians on Facebook, Instagram -- Some Canadians will soon be restricted from accessing news on Facebook and Instagram, as Meta runs tests in response to Bill C-18
5 days agoFIRST READING: Canada's massive (and easily fixed) birth tourism problem -- In some BC hospitals, birth tourists now represent 25 per cent of all maternity ward patients
5 days agoDavid Johnston refuses House of Commons call to step down as special rapporteur -- Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has already dismissed this ask by a majority of MPs as another political attack
6 days agoMendicino commits to significant RCMP reform, but offers no details or timeline -- Former justice appointed to monitor progress implementing recommendations from Nova Scotia Mass Casualty Commission
6 days agoCybersecurity, not NATO defence spending, dominates defence minister's keynote CANSEC speech -- 'Putin's war on Ukraine has reminded us that the cyber domain is crucial to our national security,' says Defence Minister Anita Anand
6 days agoPay centre backlogs leave retired public servant unable to resign, draw pension -- Robert Poirier says he's been denied around $75,000 worth of pension income and benefits
6 days agoJohn Ivison: The activist, anti-industry Trudeau minister who wants to unteach First Nations to fish -- A Liberal government that says it is committed to reconciliation ignores scientists to put Indigenous salmon farming out of business
6 days agoAs experts warn of 'extinction' risk, AI pioneer says Canada needs urgent regulation -- Canada needs to move 'as quickly as possible' in passing a proposed AI regulation bill, Yoshua Bengio, one of the godfathers of AI, says
7 days agoPM dismisses calls to remove David Johnston as special rapporteur -- 'Will the prime minister finally fire his Trudeau Foundation buddy and launch a real public inquiry?' Poilievre asked
7 days agoJohnston is wrong, ex-CSIS officers say: Inquiry is possible despite classified information -- Even information from Five Eyes and NATO can be revealed under the right circumstances, a former CSIS officer said
7 days agoWhat went wrong? Alberta's NDP miss their best shot at forming government -- Rachel Notley 'didn't go for the jugular' in presenting the NDP as an alternative to Danielle Smith's UCPs
7 days agoO'Toole targeted by Chinese misinformation, suppression campaigns, according to CSIS -- 'Each of these threats were intended to discredit me,' O'Toole said
7 days ago10/3 podcast: Danielle Smith's UCP wins the Alberta election -- Danielle Smith and the United Conservative Party fought off a strong challenge from Rachel Notley and the NDP Monday night to win the Alberta election.
8 days agoDon Braid: Alberta Premier Danielle Smith's win proves there's life after political death -- But her majority is the thinnest in Alberta history — only five seats, barely enough for workable government
8 days agoLiberals down to last few weeks to get legislation through House of Commons -- The House is set to rise on June 23 and not return until Sept. 18
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