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Davie shipyard suspected Scott Brison of favouring Irving in dispute: affidavits

RCMP affidavits unsealed by an Ottawa judge on Wednesday reveal how Davie shipyard and its lobbyists reacted in November, 2015, after they obtained confidential cabinet inform...

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Public Services Minister Judy Foote to resign

Public Services Minister Judy Foote will announce her resignation from cabinet on Thursday, CTV News has confirmed...

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Liberal MP Seamus O’Regan seen moving to cabinet to replace Judy Foote

Ms. Foote is expected to officially announce Thursday that she will be giving up her cabinet seat because of family and health issues, a Liberal Party source said...

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N.L. MP Judy Foote stepping down from cabinet

Public Services Minister Judy Foote will announce her resignation on Thursday, CBC News has learned...

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He's considered Canada's founding father, but many Ontario teachers want his name stripped from public schools

As legislators south of the border mull the removal of statues seen by many as painful reminders of the darker moments in U.S. history, a similar debate is pla...

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Mike Duffy mulls legal action against federal government

Former journalist is said to have retained Ottawa lawyer Lawrence Greenspon, but has ‘made no decisions on this matter,’ senator’s spokesman says...

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No plans to join U.S. missile defence shield, send troops to Afghanistan: Trudeau

The Prime Minister said the long standing positions on those two issues ‘are not going to be changed any time soon’...

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House health committee to reconvene early to study pot bill

The House of Commons Health Committee will reconvene in Ottawa a week ahead of Parliament resuming to hold full-day hearings on the government’s marijuana legalization bill...

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Trudeau says no plans to join U.S. missile defence, send troops to Afghanistan

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is throwing cold water on any suggestion the Liberal government plans to sign on to ballistic missile defence, or that it might send troops back...

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CPP changes will disqualify 243,000 from Guaranteed Income Supplement: report

The report, from Canada’s chief actuary, is the first one to show how higher CPP premiums scheduled to begin in 2019 will ultimately affect the OAS program...

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Trudeau says steps to tackle spike in asylum-seekers yielding 'positive results'

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says his government has a firm grip on the spike in migrants crossing into Canada outside official border points, insisting that...

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Trudeau speaks after meeting with task force on irregular border crossings

Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel has accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of creating a migrant "crisis" in Canada and says he has no...

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'Irresponsible': Rempel blames Trudeau for surge in cross-border asylum-seekers

Conservative immigration critic Michelle Rempel has accused Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of creating a migrant "crisis" in Canada and says he has no...

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NDP leadership hopeful Niki Ashton expecting twins shortly after race ends

NDP leadership hopeful Niki Ashton says she is expecting twins in early November, shortly after her party selects a successor to Tom Mulcair...

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NDP leadership hopeful Niki Ashton expecting twins

Ashton is due shortly after the leadership race ends...

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NDP leadership hopeful Niki Ashton expecting twins shortly after race ends

NDP leadership hopeful Niki Ashton says she is expecting twins in early November, shortly after her party selects a successor to Tom Mulcair...

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PM Trudeau to march in Ottawa Pride Parade Sunday

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will march in the Capital Pride Parade for the first time this Sunday...

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'Heated rhetoric' expected during NAFTA talks, Canadian officials say

Canadian officials say they expect "moments of heated rhetoric" during trade talks, in the wake of U.S. President Donald Trump's threat...

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Midweek podcast: Whatever happened to our peacekeeping mission?

Almost a year after the Liberals announced their peacekeeping plans, we still don't know where or when troops will be deployed. This week on the midweek p...

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Former CIA agent wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so U.S. President Donald Trump can't use it...

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Valerie Plame Wilson wants to buy Twitter to kick Trump off

Former undercover CIA agent Valerie Plame Wilson is looking to crowdfund enough money to buy Twitter so U.S. President Donald Trump can't use it...

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Politics Briefing newsletter: Judge who wore Trump hat faces disciplinary hearing

Also: Trump says U.S. could terminate NAFTA...

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Feds misleading asylum seekers over illegal border crossings: NDP MP Kwan

Jenny Kwan says if Ottawa were serious about reducing illegal crossings, it would have suspended Safe Third Country Agreement...

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Trudeau plays down concerns of 'uncontrolled immigration'

Prime Minister says concerns about ‘uncontrolled immigration’ are misplaced and staff have been added to speed up processing...

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Trudeau defends government's response to surge of asylum seekers

Prime Minister says concerns about ‘uncontrolled immigration’ are misplaced and staff have been added to speed up processing...

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Response to surge in asylum seekers shows refugee system is working: Trudeau

The Prime Minister says he understands the concerns Canadians have about whether the situation amounts to uncontrolled immigration, but he insists that’s not the case...

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Feds misleading asylum seekers over illegal border crossings: opposition

Opposition MPs highlight Trudeau tweet welcoming those fleeing prosecution as problematic...

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Liberals misleading asylum seekers over illegal border crossings: NDP MP Kwan

Jenny Kwan says if Ottawa were serious about reducing illegal crossings, it would have suspended Safe Third Country Agreement...

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Officials are effectively managing surge in asylum seekers: Trudeau

The Prime Minister says he understands the concerns Canadians have about whether the situation amounts to uncontrolled immigration, but he insists that’s not the case...

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Niki Ashton rejects endorsement from alleged Holocaust denier

Federal NDP leadership contender Niki Ashton is rejecting an endorsement from a supporter who's been accused of holding anti-Semitic views, including denying the...

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Canada puts pressure on allies to monitor far-right extremists

Federal government put issue ‘on the agenda’ during closed-door talks in June, Ralph Goodale says, and that limiting focus to Islamist extremists belies the threats posed...

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Federal advertising 'blacklist' of websites includes far-right outlets

CBC News has obtained the federal government's blacklist of websites that are barred from carrying its ads...

CBC Politics
How should Canadians respond to the alt-right?

Protesting with cheesecake might seem silly. But a question is suddenly relevant across North America in the wake of Charlottesville: What is the best way to r...

CBC Politics
As Ottawa mulls shorter election campaigns, here's how they would have changed history

The Liberals are considering limiting the length of election campaigns, which could have caused big differences in the results of some recent votes...

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CPP reform to help lift plan's assets above $15 trillion by 2090: analysis

The upcoming enrichment of the Canada Pension Plan will help fuel a 48-fold boost to the public fund's assets over the long haul - to more than $15.8 trillion by...

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Liberals misleading asylum seekers, NDP MP Jenny Kwan says

The Liberal government is misleading people when it says there's no advantage to crossing illegally into Canada to seek asylum, NDP MP Jenny Kwan says...

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Canada examining whether to fight for third-party arbitration system in new NAFTA

It was Canada's ultimate prize in the original free-trade deal with the U.S.: a third-party arbitration system to judge whether punitive duties were being applied...

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Trudeau plays down Trump's threat to blow up NAFTA

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is playing down the latest threat from U.S. President Donald Trump to tear up the North American Free Trade Agreement...

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Trump says he'll 'probably' cancel NAFTA

Less than one week into the renegotiation of NAFTA, and Donald Trump has already threatened to blow up the agreement...

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Again we see Trump enjoys running for president more than being one

Surrounded by adoring fans, the President rambled, railed and revelled in everything from NAFTA to Charlottesville to the wall, and reminded himself that he is loved, at least...

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Trump says U.S. will ‘probably’ terminate NAFTA

Talks to renegotiate the trade agreement involving Canada, Mexico and the United States got underway last week...

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Again in Phoenix we see Trump enjoys running for president more than being one

Surrounded by adoring fans, the President rambled, railed and revelled in everything from NAFTA to Charlottesville to the wall, Talks to renegotiate the trade agreement involv...

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Parliamentary committee ponders how to cope with nuclear threat from North Korea

A summer of sabre-rattling with North Korea appears to have put a dent in the Liberal resolve to keep Canada out of the U.S. ballistic missile shield...

CBC Politics
Niki Ashton rejects NDP leadership endorsement from man B'nai Brith calls a Holocaust denier

NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton issued a statement Tuesday rejecting unwanted political support from a controversial Canadian-Palestinian who B'nai B...

CBC Politics
Liberals agree to hold emergency meeting on North Korea threat

The meeting comes after a series of tit-for-tat threats between the U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un...

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Cross-border booze appeal a chance to hit reset on interprovincial trade, MP says

A Conservative MP in British Columbia is urging Canadians to contact their members of Parliament about the New Brunswick case involving cross-border alcohol li...

CBC Politics
Personal, political divisions erupt over ballistic missile defence

Personal and political divisions over ballistic missile defence were on clear display Tuesday, as a group of parliamentarians gathered on Parliament Hill to discuss the threat...

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MP says pot legalization should factor in discrimination against black Canadians

Liberal MP Greg Fergus wants the government to look at its plans to legalize marijuana under a “racialized lens” to ensure that black Canadians aren’t “unfairly target...

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Mortgage rule changes are cooling housing market: Morneau

Despite a report urging Ottawa to look at ways of boosting support for first time buyers, the Finance Minister ruled out any new measures along those lines...

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Mortgage rule changes are cooling market are working: Morneau

Despite a report urging Ottawa to look at ways of boosting support for first time buyers, the Finance Minister ruled out any new measures along those lines...

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Mortgage rule changes aimed at cooling Canada’s housing market are working: Morneau

The Finance Minister ruled out any new measures, expressing concern that such an approach would encourage higher prices...

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Trudeau, border crossers task force to review next steps for asylum seekers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will participate Wednesday in a Montreal meeting with the federal-provincial task force charged with managing an unprecedented flow of asylum see...

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Border crossers task force to meet, review next steps in coping with asylum seekers

The federal-provincial task force charged with managing an unprecedented flow of asylum seekers over the Canada-U.S. border will meet Wednesday in Montreal to...

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Trudeau, border crossers task force to meet, review next steps in coping with asylum seekers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will participate Wednesday in a Montreal meeting with the federal-provincial task force charged with managing an unprecedented fl...

CBC Politics
Legalization of pot should recognize 'systemic racism' experienced by black community: Liberal MP

Liberal MP Greg Fergus says the plan to legalize marijuana should take into account the fact that the black community has been disproportionately criminalized...

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Pot legalization must account for ‘systemic racism’ against blacks: MP

Liberal MP Greg Fergus says the black community has been disproportionately criminalized for using the drug...

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Pot legalization must account for ‘systemic racism’ faced by black people: MP

Liberal MP Greg Fergus says the black community has been disproportionately criminalized for using the drug...

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Pot legalization must account for ‘systemic racism’ against black people: MP

Liberal MP Greg Fergus says the black community has been disproportionately criminalized for using the drug...

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RCMP should drop investigation into Vice-Admiral Norman, lawyer says

Marie Henein says investigation that prompted his suspension should be dropped...

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RCMP should drop probe into Vice-Admiral Norman, lawyer says

Marie Henein says investigation that prompted his suspension should be dropped...

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Leadership hopeful accuses rival of downplaying domestic violence charge

One of two men running for the leadership of the Manitoba New Democrats, Wab Kinew, is accusing his rival of downplaying domestic violence charges from 2003...

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Rising old age security spending dampened by CPP increases: report

A mandatory review of the country's largest seniors benefit program is predicting all-time highs in spending over the coming years with waves of baby boom...

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Archeologists hoping to map pre-Confederation parliament site in Montreal

Archeologists at the site of a pre-Confederation parliament in Montreal are about to reach the level they hope will yield a treasure trove of artifacts...

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Trudeau pays tribute to soldiers who fought in Dieppe battle

Of the nearly 5,000 Canadians who took part in the raid on Aug. 19, 1942, nearly 2,000 were taken prisoner...

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Delegation pays final tribute to those who fought in Dieppe, France

A small crowd of veterans, dignitaries and invited guests marked a final, drenched ceremony in Ottawa today in remembrance of the 75th anniversary of the raid on Dieppe in Fra...

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'Tremendous bravery and fortitude': Solemn ceremony pays tribute to Dieppe raid's fallen

Rain lashed down at a solemn ceremony in Ottawa today to mark the 75th anniversary of one of Canada's bloodiest battles of the Second World War...

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Trudeau speaks at Dieppe raid ceremony LIVE

PM attends event in Ottawa at the National War Memorial...

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Politics Briefing newsletter: MPs on defence committee race to Ottawa to talk North Korea

Also: Trump unveils new Afghanistan strategy...

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Liberal-friendly diplomat's new job pays above scale, but is he worth it?

When the prime minister's top adviser, Gerald Butts, defended the government’s decision to pay his friend Rana Sarker, the country’s new consul genera...

CBC Politics
Trump is the elephant in the room at NAFTA talks: Don Pittis

Where are Mexican cars really made? Rules of origin are messy and complicated. But the U.S. wants a bigger share for itself...

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Liberal-friendly Rana Sarkar's new job pays above scale, but is he worth it?

When the prime minister's top adviser, Gerald Butts, defended the government’s decision to pay his friend Rana Sarker, the country’s new consul genera...

CBC Politics
Trump makes only move he can on Afghanistan

Even though his administration mused openly about turning the Afghan war over to well-connected private security contractors, U.S. President Donald Trump did p...

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Rising old age security spending dampened by CPP increases: report

The federal government's largest seniors benefit program is on course for all-time highs in spending over the coming years with waves of baby boomer retirements -...

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Liberal ministers go to Canada-U.S. border to warn migrants against crossing

Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale and Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen warned people making irregular crossings on foot that they were not getting a free pass into the cou...

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Gerald Butts defends new consul-general Rana Sarkar's salary

In a series of Twitter posts, Trudeau's adviser says Sarkar's pay rate in San Francisco-based role is in line with other diplomatic posts out...

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Trump announces Afghanistan plan LIVE

Donald Trump will outline the United States' "path forward" in Afghanistan in a speech Monday night at Fort Myer in Arlington, Va., near...

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Liberals laying groundwork for upset in looming Lac-Saint-Jean by-election

Party’s nominee and election’s date have yet to be determined, though Prime Minister Trudeau went on a two-day tour of the riding in late July...

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Governor-general pick Julie Payette dropping bid to keep divorce files from public view

Several Canadian news organizations argued that scrutiny of Payette’s background is in the public interest, given the importance of her new post as the Queen’s representat...

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Liberals face calls for transparency on ballistic missile defence

Opposition parties have called for an emergency meeting of the House of Commons defence committee so they can be briefed on how Canada is responding to the threat posed by Nor...

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Governor general-designate Julie Payette drops bid to keep divorce records sealed

Governor general-designate Julie Payette has abandoned a bid to keep her divorce records secret after learning a group of Canadian media organizations, includi...

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Incoming Governor General Julie Payette drops attempt to seal U.S. court records

Governor General designate Julie Payette is abandoning her legal bid to block access to U.S. court records related to her 2013 divorce proceedings...

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Canada looking into possible illicit causes behind asylum spike

The federal government is investigating the misuse of U.S. travel documents, whether money has changed hands and the possibility that "certain people&quot...

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Human trafficking being investigated as possible cause of spike in asylum seekers: Goodale

The federal government has launched an investigation into the possibility that human traffickers are responsible for the sudden spike in asylum seekers crossin...

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Human smuggling being investigated as possible cause of spike in asylum seekers: Goodale

The federal government has launched an investigation into the possibility that human smuggling are responsible for the sudden spike in asylum seekers crossing...

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Ousted Manitoba backbencher asks court to strike down ban on floor-crossing

A Manitoba politician who was kicked out of the governing Progressive Conservative caucus is asking a judge to strike down the province's ban on floor-crossing as...

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Haitian-Canadian MP headed to Miami to try to address would-be asylum seekers

Haitian-Canadian MP Emmanuel Dubourg will travel to Miami on Wednesday to try and counter misinformation which has driven thousands of Haitian asylum seekers to Canada in rece...

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German softwood imports up tenfold in wake of U.S. duties on Canadian industry

U.S. imports of softwood from Germany have grown tenfold in the first half of the year as punishing duties pushed imports of Canadian softwood down...

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Cross-border booze case would 'redesign' federalism, N.B. prosecutors argue

Upholding the acquittal of a Tracadie, N.B., man who exceeded cross-border alcohol limits would "redesign Canadian federalism," provincial prosecutor...

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Chapter of NAFTA focused on Indigenous rights critical: Bellegarde

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde says it will be important to work with Indigenous peoples south of the border to garner support as Canada looks for a...

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Sajjan says Thales contract won't hurt union workers

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says awarding a navy maintenance and support contract worth up to $5.2 billion to a French company won't take away work from Canadi...

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Liberals face calls for transparency on ballistic missile defence

Federal opposition parties are demanding the Trudeau government come clean on whether Canada plans to embrace continental ballistic missile defence, as concerns about North Ko...

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North Korean threat puts spotlight back on ballistic missile defence

Questions about Canada's ability to defend itself from a North Korean attack are expected to be under the microscope this week -- including whether Canada should...

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Ralph Goodale on asylum seekers LIVE

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Ralph Goodale & Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Ahmed Hussen news conference...

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Help most vulnerable patients: Health Minister Jane Philpott to doctors at CMA meeting

Minister focuses remarks on three of the country's most vulnerable groups — Indigenous Peoples, those addicted to opioids and at risk of dying of an ove...

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Philpott urges doctors to help improve health of most vulnerable patient groups

Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott says Canada's doctors have a major role to play in improving the health of the country's most vulnerable popula...

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Philpott urges doctors to help improve health of most vulnerable patient groups

Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott says Canada's doctors have a major role to play in promoting the health of the country's most vulnerable popula...

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New diplomat with ties to Liberal Party making nearly double the post's official salary

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's top aide says paying one of Canada's newest diplomatic appointees nearly double what the going-rate is "...

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Ontario to move ahead with road access into chromite-rich Ring of Fire region

Premier Kathleen Wynne says Ontario is moving ahead with building roads into the Ring of Fire region...

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Manitoba, federal government reach deal on health care funding

The Manitoba and federal governments have settled a long-standing dispute on health care funding...

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