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Glowing Plant seeds expected to ship in December

Seeds genetically engineered to grow into glow-in-the-dark plants are expected to be mailed to 1,000 people across the U.S. later this …

San Francisco

Police must allow hospitalized drunk drivers the right to seek counsel: Supreme Court rules

In a firm support of the right to counsel, the Supreme Court has told police that they need to be prompt and pro-active in helping suspects find a telephone to call their lawyer.<p>The ruling, which came in a drunk-driving case, has wide implications for an era in which cell phones are everywhere. It …

An independent Quebec wants to keep Canadian dollar, have seat at Bank of Canada, Pauline Marois says

QUEBEC — An independent Quebec wants to keep using the Canadian dollar and hopes to have a seat at the Bank of Canada, Parti Québécois Leader Pauline …

G7 nations united against Russian occupation of Crimea, Harper says

Prime Minister Stephen Harper again warned Moscow that the Group of Seven nations are united in their strong conviction that Russia's occupation of Ukraine's southern peninsula is illegal.<p>Speaking at the British Columbia Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Mr. Harper diverged from Canada's trade …

Conservatives fear Senate debacle will get worse before it gets better

<i>Politics Insider delivers premium analysis and access to Canada's policymakers and politicians. Visit the</i> Politics Insider homepage <i>for insight available only to subscribers.</i><p>Why did Nigel Wright pay Mike Duffy's expenses? What would the paper trail reveal if it came to light? Reporters and …

The CIA shows its fangs at home

The Central Intelligence Agency is a fearsome shield.<p>It has kidnapped, tortured, hatched assassinations, stolen, eavesdropped, carried out …

From Quebec to Catalonia, the nationhood dream is in the DNA

From Crimea to Flanders, secessionist movements are breaking out all over. Some lay claim to more legitimacy than others. But they are all testimonies to the enduring grip of historical narratives in which defeats are mythologized and perceived wrongs must be righted.<p>The West's refusal to recognize …

PQ playing down sovereignty talk as polls suggest it gives Liberals boost

Parti Québécois Leader Pauline Marois is now playing down sovereignty as an issue in the Quebec election campaign after witnessing a sudden surge in interest for national unity since media baron Pierre Karl Péladeau emerged on the scene as a separatist PQ candidate.<p>And while Ms. Marois campaigned …

Quebec Liberal leader speaks about police raid on his party

The leader of the Quebec Liberals says police seized boxes full of documents in a raid on his party headquarters and he promises his full co-operation with their investigation.<p>In his first public comments on the July raid by UPAC, the provincial anti-corruption unit, Philippe Couillard said: "I …

When politicians campaign against public-sector unions

Watching the Rob Ford saga unfold in Canada's largest city must make Canadians elsewhere wonder: How did he ever get elected?<p>Elections are never one-dimensional, so there were obviously many reasons, but principal among them was a contract signed by the previous mayor, David Miller, with the …

Public Sector

Canada doesn’t negotiate with terrorists. Until it does

"The government of Canada does not pay ransom," Foreign Minister John Baird's spokesman Rick Roth said Wednesday, moments after the publication of a lengthy internal leaked memo from al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) which revealed that $1.1-million in ransom had been paid, at the behest of …

Canada

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U.S. looking over Canada’s shoulder in wake of navy spy scandal: sources

The United States carried out a rigorous followup with key Canadian military intelligence centres in the wake of a navy spy scandal to ensure new, stricter security protocols had been enacted, say multiple defence and intelligence sources.<p>American liaison officers on both the Pacific and Atlantic …