Canada promised almost a year ago to take in 1,300 Syrian refugees, but so far only 10 have arrived, CBC News has learned. Meanwhile, as fingers are being pointed, the UN is asking Canada to take in even more because of the growing humanitarian crisis.
Prime Minister Stephen Harper departed Sunday for South Korea, widely expected to complete another long round of free-trade negotiations that his critics were denouncing as secretive and potentially bad for Canadian workers.
For a compulsive social media junkie, Justin Trudeau has fallen uncharacteristically silent since his third child was born 10 days ago. The Liberal leader announced Hadrian's birth to his 330,000-plus followers on Twitter, with a discreet close-up photo of the baby's tiny hand clutching his finger […]
Former Prime Minister Brian Mulroney tells CBC Radio's The House that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a leader longing for the days when the Soviet Union enjoyed superpower status and calls the referendum in Crimea a hoax.
Employment Minister Jason Kenney is taking a Canadian delegation, including a small contingent from Saskatchewan, on a study tour of Germany and the U.K. this week to learn best practices from their respective education and skills training systems.
Can violent killers with a treatable mental illness be reintroduced into society? The federal government wants much stricter rules for those it calls "high-risk" offenders, and the Vincent Li case is throwing those into sharper focus.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Democrats wrapped up their annual convention on Sunday with an appeal to their progressive base even as leaders vowed to stay on a centrist path that has won wide popularity for Governor Jerry Brown and firm control over the state legislature.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Democrats adopted a platform on Sunday calling for an inflation-adjusted minimum wage and an end to solitary confinement in prisons as part of a strongly progressive agenda in a state where the party has gained dominance by moving to the political center.
GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan (Reuters) - Over cocktails and chocolate-covered strawberries, a group of west Michigan Republicans gathered at a Tudor-style home in Grand Rapids and vented frustrations with Congressman Justin Amash and his Tea Party tactics that they blame for Washington's gridlock.
(The story corrects organization name to American Action Network in paragraph 15, from American Action Forum. The Network is an affiliate of the Forum that is allowed to engage in political activities under U.S. tax law.)
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Rand Paul said on Sunday he was preparing for a possible run for the presidency in 2016 but would not make a final decision until after the November midterm elections.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Attorney General Kamala Harris sought to engage and energize fellow Democrats on Saturday and warned them not to become complacent with their domination of state politics.
FLORIDA CITY, Florida (Reuters) - A top aide to President Barack Obama who has managed much of his schedule, planned events and helped choose staff and appointments will leave the White House in early May, a White House official said on Saturday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky came out the favorite for the second straight year among Republican conservative activists voting for the candidate they would like to see in the White House next.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - California Democrats on Saturday vowed to restore their two-thirds majority in the legislature and push their statewide success eastward in an effort to retake a majority in Congress.
A tax credit for childless workers. A focus on early education. More taxes for the wealthy. Closing tax breaks enjoyed by the oil and gas industry. Those are some of the more high profile items in President Obama's budget for 2015. Here are some other components of the President's budget that are interesting, impactful or just random.
Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Tom Cotton feel the U.S. response to the Ukrainian crisis should be "bigger than our partisan divides" and that Congress should support sanctions, implement a trade embargo, consider restricting imports of Russian natural gas and cut off Russian banks.