Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has backed off a pledge to freeze the carbon tax at $50 a tonne after 2022, saying a re-elected Liberal government would review the levy with provinces before deciding
The huge cost of Canada’s ‘free’ public highway system should be an election issue – but politicians won’t go there
In the Annex neighbourhood of Toronto, just outside of downtown, there’s a museum dedicated to the not-so-ancient history of how public infrastructure used to be built, and who paid for it. At the intersection
Trudeau government outlines five-year, $148-million plan to attract more foreign students to Canadian universities
Concerned that more than half of the international students in Canada come from just two countries, China and India, the federal government has pledged nearly $30-million over the next five years to diversify
If the Group of Seven summit has a bogeyman, it is Jair Bolsonaro, the Brazilian President who has been dubbed “Captain Chainsaw” for putting commercial interests ahead of protecting the Amazon rain forest.
The Chinese government has accused U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of collaborating with Canada to mislead the world about why Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou was arrested and what prompted Beijing detain
Billboards with Maxime Bernier’s face and a slogan advocating against mass immigration cropped up Friday in several major Canadian cities. The ads, which were seen in Halifax, Regina and Vancouver, prompt
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh maintains he’s running to become prime minister, but some veteran New Democrats say he’s already conceded the race. In a surprise statement on Thursday, Mr. Singh said his party
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived Friday for this weekend’s long-awaited G7 summit in France, where he plans to try to shore up Canada’s trade and economic interests in one-on-one meetings with several
The People’s Party of Canada made another bid Friday to convince debate organizers they deserve to be included in two televised events in October. In a letter to the Leaders’ Debates Commission, People’s
Canadians last heard the Bank of Canada’s take on the economy in the early days of summer – and the timing of its next update has the potential to tinge political debate during the federal election campaign.
Negotiations have concluded on a proposed self-government agreement in Ontario that the federal government says would be the first of its kind if ratified. The milestone shows groundwork has been laid
Zuhair Alshaer spends most of his day editing articles and organizing interviews with politicians for his Ottawa-based Arab Canada newspaper, to introduce Arabic-speaking new Canadians to federal politics.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo rejected the accusation from Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou’s legal team that she is being used as a bargaining chip and dismissed the possibility the United States drop
The Liberals accused Andrew Scheer of observing a “lifelong boycott” of gay Pride events, challenging him to march in Ottawa’s weekend parade, in a pre-election-campaign attack on the Conservative Leader’s
The Liberal government is shoring up its commitment to eradicating AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria. International Development Minister Maryam Monsef says Canada is contributing $930-million to the Global
While the opposition parties successfully joined forces to call a meeting of the House of Commons ethics committee yesterday, the Liberal-dominated body voted down a proposal to hear from Ethics Commissioner
The Liberal majority on a parliamentary committee has quashed an effort by opposition parties to further probe the SNC-Lavalin affair. The House of Commons Ethics Committee, on which the governing Liberals
Chinese authorities are taking aim at Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland, singling her out by name in an unusually personal rebuke to her comments about Hong Kong. China’s state media criticized Ms. Freeland
A northern First Nation says the creation of a massive new national park is an example of the government charting a new path with Indigenous people. On Wednesday, Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation and the and
Ontario’s information and privacy commissioner says the government is going to court to prevent the release of Premier Doug Ford’s mandate letters to his cabinet ministers, which outline their key priorities.
Canada won’t back down in its defence of Canadians against an increasingly assertive China, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday following another round of sharp criticism from the Asian country.
The federal government says it is giving $3 million to a charity that supports young Canadians developing socially conscious businesses. Finance Minister Bill Morneau made the announcement on Wednesday
NDP critic says he expects ethics commissioner to be in position to testify to committee today on SNC-Lavalin affair
The NDP’s Charlie Angus says he expects ethics commissioner Mario Dion to be in a position to testify today before a parliamentary committee about his findings on the prime minister’s breach of the Conflict
The obstacles that federal Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion faced in investigating the SNC-Lavalin affair demonstrate why an independent body or commission is still needed to fully probe what happened, legal
The Canada Revenue Agency has told a leading environmental group that ads about climate change in the fall election campaign would not threaten its charitable status – even if it has to register as a advertiser
Legalization has empowered authorities across the country to shutter all but several dozen of the illegal cannabis storefronts that once numbered in the hundreds in the months preceding Canada’s historic
The father of Jack Letts, a Canadian who was stripped of his British citizenship over his alleged support for the Islamic State, says he is hoping to visit Canada in the coming weeks to advocate for his
The federal Liberals are easing immigration and refugee rules for Venezuelans amid their country’s deepening political and economic crisis, and ahead of a high-level meeting with the U.S. where the subject
Elections Canada is standing by its directive that to run election ads about climate change, environmental groups will have to follow rules that some organizations say would effectively silence them during