The Conservative government's bid to give Canada's spy service more leeway to work with agencies that operate outside the existing oversight regime has raised a yellow flag for the federal privacy watchdog. Kady O'Malley has more.
The government has revised their list of First Nations that have not complied with new transparency rules requiring them to post their financial statements online, leaving 52 bands at risk of losing funding to "non-essential" programs and services.
Health Minister Rona Ambrose says she will meet on Monday with thalidomide survivors, Canadians who were born with severe birth defects after their mothers were prescribed the Health Canada-approved drug in the 1960s.
Canada is offering 40 military personnel and an additional $20.9 million to help fight the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, while calling for health-care workers willing to "join the fight" against the disease in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Health Canada has issued warning letters to 20 medical marijuana companies demanding they tone down their advertising to bare bones. The firms have been given until Jan. 12 to comply or face possible revocation of their licences.
The moment Conservative MP Peter Goldring's dispatch on the risks of "consorting without protection" hit Parliament Hill inboxes, it was clear his advice to House colleagues to don "body-worn video recording equipment" to avoid "besmirchment" was destined to make headlines. Kady O'Malley rounds up reaction on social me […]
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Congress can block President Barack Obama from using federal immigration fees to issue permits for millions of undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the United States, according to a congressional research memo released on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Criticism of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law by a top Senate Democrat this week laid bare post-election tensions that could pose challenges for the party in upcoming fights with Republicans over taxes, energy and immigration.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday pardoned a turkey named Cheese to mark the country's Thanksgiving holiday on Thursday, when roasted turkey is the traditional main course.
GENEVA (Reuters) - United Nations human rights investigators called on President Barack Obama to live up to principles preached by the United States around the world and release a long completed report on CIA interrogation methods.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Mitt Romney, the Republican Party's unsuccessful presidential nominee in 2012, leads the field for the 2016 election among Republican voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday.
(Reuters) - Utah has agreed to roll back key provisions of a 2011 state law allowing police to check the immigration status of anyone suspected of being undocumented, a civil liberties group said on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Michele Flournoy, a former top U.S. Department of Defense official widely tipped as a possible replacement for Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has taken herself out of consideration for the job, according to multiple sources familiar with the circumstances.
KABUL (Reuters) - The United States is preparing to increase the number of troops it keeps in Afghanistan in 2015 to fill a gap left in the NATO mission by other contributing nations, according to three sources with direct knowledge of the situation.
MIT economist and Obamacare consultant Jonathan Gruber -- most commonly now known for his comments regarding the "stupidity of the American voter" in helping to pass the President's signature health care law -- is coming to Congress.