New Democrat MP Olivia Chow will resign her seat in Parliament on Wednesday and launch her formal mayoral campaign the following day, ending months of speculation of whether she would run to replace Rob Ford.
Nunavut's information watchdog says she's found no reason why the territory's justice department refuses to release a report about conditions at the Baffin Correctional Centre. She says problems at the prison are already widely known.
If you live in Fort McMurray or Grande Prairie, Alta., Kenora, Sault Saint Marie, London or Niagara Falls, Ont., your local community daily is under the ownership of Quebecor — of which new Parti Quebecois candidate Pierre Karl Peladeau controls almost three quarters of the voting shares.
A coalition of cross-border municipal officials that includes Lac-Mégantic Mayor Colette Roy-Laroche is in Washington, D.C., to discuss the train crash that killed 47 people in the Quebec town last summer. She said her town's tragedy must not be in vain.
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - Republican David Jolly won an expensive battle to fill a vacant U.S. Congressional seat in a special election watched by both major parties for what it portends for November when all 435 congressional seats will be up for grabs.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Tuesday he would introduce a bill to address the crisis in Ukraine including $150 million in aid, sanctions against Ukrainians and Russians responsible for violence and human rights violations in Ukraine, and backing for a shift in funding for the International Monetar […]
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A 93-year-old Florida man believed to be the country's oldest mayor remains in the running after Tuesday's election for a record 20th term in office in a central Florida city where he faced opposition for the first time in over a decade.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top U.S. defense officials are bracing for a brutal season of budget negotiations, warning U.S. lawmakers that the U.S. military will gradually become unable to respond to emerging crises if Congress blocks the Pentagon's plans to cut military compensation, close bases and retire entire fleets of aircraft.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers debated on Tuesday whether to include a shift in funding for the International Monetary Fund in a bill to address the crisis in Ukraine, raising concerns that the measure could be delayed for weeks.
SALT LAKE CITY (Reuters) - Utah could jump to the front of the U.S. presidential primary lineup in 2016 and hold its own online election a week before any other state, under a proposal advanced by state lawmakers this week to win more sway for the conservative state.
(Reuters) - A bitter dispute between the CIA and the U.S. Senate committee that oversees it burst into the open on Tuesday when the committee chairwoman accused the agency of spying on Congress and possibly breaking the law.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel said on Tuesday his time in the White House made him a better city leader and he could have been a better presidential aide if he had run a big city first.
ORLANDO, Florida (Reuters) - A 93-year-old Florida man believed to be the country's oldest mayor was up for re-election on Tuesday, seeking a record 20th term in office in a central Florida city, where he faces opposition for the first time in more than a decade.
It would be a mistake to read too much into the speeches, breakout sessions and late-night parties that took place at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference. But the confluence of big name Republican speakers -- many of them potential White House contenders -- makes the three-day event impossible to ignore.
From outward appearances Tuesday's special election to fill a vacant congressional seat in Florida doesn't seem to be that important. It's just one of 435 seats in the U.S. House, and the winner will serve out a term that comes to a close at the end of the year.