Politics

Meet the Scheers: Andrew and Jill on faith, politics and parenting

The line of separation between politics and home life for the Scheers is set to get a little less sharp in 2018 as the Conservatives move to position Andrew as...

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Most CRA convictions cited by government are not for offshore tax evasion

Few, if any, of the court cases that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s government has cited in Parliament to defend its record on cracking down on offshore tax...

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Disabled vets being 'dumped' from case management, says advocate

Veterans Affairs is changing the way it manages the cases of disabled veterans. Some ex-soldiers who the department believes no longer require constant attenti...

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Bill Morneau is CP's business newsmaker of the year

Finance Minister Bill Morneau's challenges in the second half of 2017 kept him in the news for months, making him an easy choice for journalists who voted...

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Finance minister Morneau named business newsmaker of the year by Canadian Press

Finance Minister Bill Morneau's challenges in the second half of 2017 kept him in the news for months, making him an easy choice for journalists who voted...

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Bill Morneau named Canadian Press business newsmaker of the year

Bill Morneau's challenges in the second half of 2017 kept him in the news for months, making him an easy choice for the journalists who voted him Canada&#...

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'I have to earn the respect of Canadians': Singh on NDP's byelection losses

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh is trying to shrug off his party’s poor showing in a series of byelections that were held on Monday...

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Rising pessimism has Mexico exploring world of post-NAFTA possibilities

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told the New York Times in June there was no need to find a Plan B because NAFTA talks would succeed. Mexico's government ha...

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Beverley McLachlin on her controversies, activism, Supreme Court legacy

Beverley McLachlin was instrumental in the most important legal decisions in Canada for nearly three decades, helping to shape the laws of the land, the powers...

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Flat-rate CPP death benefit panned as insufficient to cover funeral costs

A change to the Canada Pension Plan to provide a flat-rate death benefit to help low-income families cover funeral costs falls short of what funeral homes say...

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Change to CPP death benefit panned as insufficient to cover funeral costs

A change to the Canada Pension Plan to provide a flat-rate death benefit to help low-income families cover funeral costs falls short of what funeral homes say is needed to cov...

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'Seven months is a long time': Chagger says of MP harassment claim process

Government House Leader Bardish Chagger is weighing in on the current process in place to deal with allegations of sexual harassment between MPs, saying there is room for impr...

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Trudeau and his ministers seem to miss the Senate's old rubber stamp: Chris Hall

Transport Minister Marc Garneau arrived at the Senate this week spoiling for a fight. And he got one. What the normally even-keeled minister didn't expect...

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Liberals' new pro-Canada procurement caveat still being figured out

The Liberal government has a new rule book for judging procurement competitions — it's just not sure how it will read yet...

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Senator's expense appeal defeated amid allegations of a 'personal smear'

Sparks flew during a meeting of the Senate's internal economy committee on Thursday when Independent Sen. Marilou McPhedran accused the deputy chair of attempting...

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PMO brings in prominent employment law firm to probe allegations against staffer

The Prime Minister's Office has hired a prominent employment law firm to handle an investigation into allegations against one of its senior staffers...

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Trudeau talks Trump, Khadr, ISIS and pot in exclusive interview with CTV News

As 2018 inches closer, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat down with CTV National News Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme to reflect on the year that was. In the wide-...

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Trudeau talks Trump in exclusive interview with CTV News: 'He's a deal-maker'

As 2018 inches closer, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sat down with CTV National News Chief Anchor and Senior Editor Lisa LaFlamme to reflect on the year that was. In the wide...

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Federal government proposes new monitoring system for medical assistance in dying

The federal government has released proposed new rules for tracking those who request medical assistance in dying and those approved to receive it, in an effor...

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Kent Hehr acknowledges he can be 'brash and insensitive' but believes he still belongs in cabinet

Kent Hehr acknowledges he can be "brash and insensitive" at times but doesn't believe that should disqualify him from his job as the fed...

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Firm that investigated Ghomeshi claims now probing allegations of inappropriate behaviour in PMO

A high-profile employment law firm has been tapped to investigate claims of inappropriate behaviour within the Prime Minister's Office. Janice Rubin'...

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Apotex founder Barry Sherman and wife found dead in Toronto home

Canadian pharmaceutical giant Apotex confirms its founder Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey Sherman, are dead, amid reports that two bodies were found in their...

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Apotex founder Barry Sherman, wife found dead in Toronto home

The two people found dead in the home of a Canadian pharmaceutical executive Friday are confirmed to be Apotex founder Barry Sherman and his wife, Honey...

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NAFTA negotiators part for holidays; prepare for pressure-laden talks in 2018

NAFTA negotiators parted ways for the holidays without completing any chapters Friday, preparing to reconvene in the new year for what could be a pressure-cooker period of bar...

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Bombardier, Boeing prepare to make final arguments in bitter trade dispute

The bitter dispute between Bombardier and Boeing will enter a critical phase next week, when the two aerospace rivals appear before an all-important trade tribunal -- whose ru...

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Trudeau gov't in legislative 'doldrums': critics

Hitting the midway point on the House of Commons calendar, the Liberal’s legislative agenda seems lacking, critics say...

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Provinces have until the end of 2018 to submit carbon price plans: McKenna

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says a national price on carbon won't be imposed on any province for at least another year...

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Provinces have until the end of 2018 to submit carbon price plans: McKenna

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna says a national price on carbon won't be imposed on any province for at least another year...

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Rex Tillerson to meet with Canada's cabinet, talk Korea crisis

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet a Canadian cabinet committee when he visits Ottawa next week...

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U.S. secretary of state to meet with Canada's cabinet, talk Korea crisis

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet a Canadian cabinet committee when he visits Ottawa next week. Tillerson's schedule includes a session with the mi...

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Beverley McLachlin's farewell: Five quotes you need to know

Canada’s retiring chief justice, Beverley McLachlin, reflected on her 28 years on the bench of the country’s highest court Friday, offering her thoughts on her toughest de...

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NAFTA uncertainty weighing on Canadian business confidence: EDC

Export Development Canada said Friday that 23 per cent of Canadian exporters surveyed recently say the ongoing NAFTA negotiations are having a negative impact...

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More to be done to ensure timely justice, retiring Beverley McLachlin says

Canada's retiring top judge says more must be done to ensure the justice system is accessible to everyone in a timely way...

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Justin Trudeau joins premier, mayor at TTC line 1 extension opening

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined the Ontario premier and Toronto mayor at the opening of the new subway extension, where service begins for transit riders...

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Beverley McLachlin retires after 17 years as Canada's chief justice

Beverley McLachlin officially retires from the Supreme Court of Canada today after 17 years as chief justice. She will take questions from reporters at a news...

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McLachlin defends judiciary in sexual assault cases as she retires as chief justice

Outgoing chief justice Beverley McLachlin says most judges handle sexual assault complainants with sensitivity, and said Canadians should not judge the system...

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