The House of Commons voted 186 to 137 to send the federal government's medically assisted dying bill to the Senate. Any amendments to the bill made by the Senate would force the bill back to the Commons for another vote, further delaying its passage.
Conservative leadership candidate Maxime Bernier says there's no way to reconcile his free-market principles with support for Canada's supply-managed agriculture sector, so he's parting company with longstanding party policy. He wants other Tories to join him in a vigorous debate leading up to next year's leadership contest. […]
A new report by the federal environmental commissioner says Health Canada isn’t doing enough to protect Canadians from hazardous chemicals in household and cosmetic products. Julie Gelfand also draws attention to the need to consider the impact of extreme weather events in decisions about infrastructure. […]
After passing the House of Commons, C-14 will be delivered to the Senate, an upper chamber in the midst of an experiment in legislative independence. “The outcome I think is beyond my ability to predict,” says Liberal Senate leader James Cowan.
A charge of breaching bail conditions involving one of Canada's most decorated veterans of the Afghanistan conflict has been withdrawn by the Crown, but the legal odyssey of former master corporal Collin Fitzgerald is not over.
Fears the Liberal's new child benefit could clog courts with divorced couples fighting over child support payments were dismissed by Finance Minister Bill Morneau today in his appearance before a Commons finance committee. But his Conservative critic says the impact of the changes is creating confusion. […]
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Tuesday detailed $5.6 million in contributions he raised for military veterans, and staged a fiery news conference where he attacked reporters for questioning him for months about the money.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday endorsed Hillary Clinton for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination, saying it was the only way to keep Republican Donald Trump out of the White House.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Conservative commentator Bill Kristol is considering choosing David French, a staff writer with National Review magazine and a constitutional lawyer, to run as an independent presidential candidate against Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York's attorney general, who has filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump's education venture, Trump University, slammed the presumptive Republican presidential nominee on Tuesday for his attack on a U.S. district judge's ethnicity.
BELCOURT, North Dakota (Reuters) - Elvis Norquay, a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe, has lived most of his 58 years on North Dakota's remote Turtle Mountain reservation and says he's never had a problem voting.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to hear an appeal asserting that the death penalty violates the U.S. Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment filed by a Louisiana man convicted of fatally shooting his pregnant former girlfriend.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (Reuters) - Illinois Democrats set aside a seven-month spending plan offered on Tuesday by Republican Governor Bruce Rauner, leaving a full-year budget the governor has vowed to veto as the most likely option to pass on the final day of the legislature’s spring session.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker said on Tuesday he is ready to sign a transgender rights bill if it passes in its current form in the state House of Representatives amid an acrimonious debate across the United States about the issue.
Hillary Clinton said Tuesday that Donald Trump does not deserve "much credit" for his donations to veterans groups.Sponsored: Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Read This Do NOT pay your next car insurance bill until you try this.
Sitting next to Justice Elena Kagan in an event earlier this month, retired Justice John Paul Stevens took the unusual step of criticizing a decision the Supreme Court had handed down earlier in the day.
Whether he's insulting specific journalists, calling out news organizations or maligning the media overall, the press is a frequent target of Donald Trump's.Popular: Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes Republican Leader | Guns in America
Hillary Clinton's campaign on Tuesday will launch a multi-pronged communications effort to trash Donald Trump's record on veterans' issues and undermine the billionaire's news conference touting the money he's raised for veterans' causes in recent months.