The Green Party scored two major legislative points this week when it won the support of the Conservative-dominated House of Commons' natural resources committee to make amendments to Bill C-46, the Pipeline Safety Act.
Even in his dying days, Senate Speaker Pierre Claude Nolin continued to work — discussing how to improve security on Parliament Hill and making sure the Senate, which has been marred by scandal, became more accountable and transparent.
The United States is starting its term as chair of the Arctic Council by adamantly steering clear of geopolitical and military issues, in favour of focusing on social and environmental stewardship of the North.
Mike Duffy's defence lawyer ripped into the former director of Senate finance during cross examination, demanding to know why she would not meet with him about the case but agreed to meet with Crown officials.
Omar Khadr, the Canadian transferred to an Alberta facility after serving time at Guantanamo Bay for war crimes, has been granted bail. Shortly after the decision was announced today, the federal government said it would appeal.
The federal budget's near doubling of the amount Canadians can put in a tax-free savings account will cost governments billions in foregone tax revenue. Is that a good thing ... or will future Canadians be paying the price?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Federal Election Commission has declined to investigate the funding of a campaign to defeat a Los Angeles County ballot initiative by an international conglomerate, raising fears among campaign finance reform advocates that foreign funds may flood into U.S. elections.
(Reuters) - Mary Pat Christie, the wife of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, resigned from her Wall Street job, his spokesman confirmed, as her husband contemplates a run for the White House in 2016.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Aiming to acquire more budget powers and take a swipe at Obamacare, Republicans will likely scrap a proposal that stirred controversy and helped launch Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan on the national stage: privatizing the Medicare health program.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will send a clear message to the United States when he visits Washington next week: Japan is ready to take more responsibility for security on the world stage.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Loretta Lynch won Senate approval as U.S. attorney general on Thursday, becoming the first black woman to occupy the post at a time when deadly altercations between white police and unarmed black men are making headlines.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Legislation to speed trade deals through the U.S. Congress cleared through a key committee on Thursday, but low Democratic support signaled a looming battle over a Pacific trade pact central to President Barack Obama's strategic shift toward Asia.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday said President Barack Obama must "get serious" about a strategy to defeat Islamic State militants before Congress would consider approving a new military force authorization.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Thursday to pass a bill that extends liability protection for companies that share information about cyber attacks, if they give the data to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - When the Iowa Faith & Freedom Coalition plays host to nine Republican White House hopefuls this weekend, the conservative Christian group will simply be pursuing its stated mission to "take back our state and country."
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. drone strike in January targeting an al Qaeda compound in Pakistan near the Afghan border inadvertently killed an American and an Italian who had been held hostage for years by the group, U.S. officials said on Thursday.
The same day that police arrested Freddie Gray in a high-crime part of Baltimore, that city's mayor was on NBC's Meet the Press dishing her opinions on Hillary Clinton, the health of the Republican Party and the wisdom of police body cameras.