The Canadian government is imposing a travel ban against individuals deemed a threat to Ukraine as it continues to denounce the Russian occupation of the Crimean peninsula. The government also ordered nine Russian soldiers to leave Canada by end of Friday.
CBC News has learned that earlier this week, when the prime minister and the leader of the Official Opposition met to discuss Ukraine, the prime minister also asked Tom Mulcair for his take on the Quebec election.
The federal government has confirmed it's working on legislation to change the law on small amounts of marijuana possession which could make it a ticketable offence. What would that mean for Canadians? Here are five points to consider.
SARATOGA, California (Reuters) - Teenagers who share sexually explicit images of others on the Internet to harass them could soon face tougher punishment under California legislation proposed on Friday, spurred by the suicide of a teen after images of her sexual assault were circulated to other students.
MIAMI (Reuters) - President Barack Obama gave a feel-good campaign-style speech at a gymnasium packed with screaming high school students on Friday, sketching out the main points of his populist agenda ahead of a special election in Florida on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration said on Friday Verizon Communications Inc's Terremark unit will remain under contract as host of the federal website HealthCare.gov to better ensure a smooth end to Obamacare's open enrollment period on March 31.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Rand Paul, a potential 2016 White House contender, on Friday accused President Barack Obama of restricting civil liberties and urged conservatives to "stand with me" in electing a president who would protect personal rights.
(Reuters) - Kansas is violating the state constitution in its funding of public schools, a duty that is mandatory and not to be left to the whims of state legislators, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled on Friday.
RICHMOND, Virginia (Reuters) - The United States is finding talks with Japan on opening its agricultural market "extremely tough", a senior U.S. trade official said on Friday, as the two countries prepared for another round of bilateral negotiations.
(Reuters) - Illinois, the longtime home of President Barack Obama, has chosen Democrats for president in every election since 1992 and for governor since 2002. But this year Republicans, finding a weak incumbent in Democratic Governor Pat Quinn, see an opening.
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.
Even though he can't set foot in the United States for fear of arrest, fugitive National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden has joined the speakers' roster at this year's South by Southwest Interactive Festival.