The Canadian government has as many as 45,000 legal claims — big and small — pending against it, representing a potential liability that stretches into the "hundreds of billions of dollars," CBC News has learned.
Several federal cabinet ministers will troop out to one of the country’s principal fighter jet bases on Friday to outline the Trudeau government’s rebooted commitment to international peacekeeping — a pledge that sources tell CBC News will eventually involve hundreds of soldiers and police officers over time. […]
One of the agenda items at the Liberals' caucus retreat, continuing today in Saguenay, Que., is electoral reform. This is fitting, as the results of the last federal election in Saguenay present a textbook argument for those who support changing the way Canadians vote.
A cabinet document, kept at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans, was lost while under former minister Hunter Tootoo's care, CBC News has learned. Staff noticed the file was missing during a routine audit five days before Tootoo resigned from cabinet in the spring.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave his caucus a pep talk in the Saguenay region of Quebec Thursday, at the start of what will be two days of meetings. He told them to take the long view and be ready for what could be a bumpy fall in Parliament.
The number of people with Canadian connections suspected of travelling abroad to fight for ISIS and other terrorist groups has increased to 180, according to a Public Safety Canada report on the threat of terrorism to the country.
(Reuters) - A U.S. judge ordered the State Department on Thursday to release by Sept. 13 any emails it finds between Hillary Clinton and the White House from the week of the 2012 attack in Benghazi, Libya, among the thousands of additional emails uncovered by federal investigators.
RENO, Nev./MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton accused Donald Trump on Thursday of fuelling America's "radical fringe" with racist rhetoric, even as her Republican rival sought to soften his image with an appeal to minorities.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Barack Obama became the first African-American to win the White House in 2008, his victory was a turning point in U.S. race relations that set high expectations for progress to come.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Top White House officials met on Thursday with Democratic and Republican presidential campaign representatives to discuss preparations for transferring power to whomever wins the Nov. 8 election, a White House spokeswoman said.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The National Hispanic Leadership Agenda on Thursday asked Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to stop attacks on Hispanic communities, inviting him in a letter to meet with the group's leadership.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama will dramatically expand the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument off the coast of Hawaii on Friday, the White House said, an action that will ban commercial fishing from more than 582,500 sq miles (1.5 million sq km) of the Pacific Ocean.
PALO ALTO, California (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton will accuse Donald Trump of embracing a brand of U.S. political conservatism associated with white nationalism and nativism when she makes a Nevada campaign stop on Thursday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday that the Senate will not vote on President Barack Obama's signature Asian trade deal this year, punting it to the next president for changes and consideration.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is focusing an effort to win over Asian American voters on three states where it believes the small but rapidly growing group could make the difference in her race against Republican Donald Trump.
Hillary Clinton will try to cast Donald Trump as outside the norm of American politics Thursday, drawing a line between the Ku Klux Klan, its former leader David Duke and the Republican presidential nominee.
On his first morning as president, the CIA told Gerald Ford that Richard Nixon's resignation the day before had probably left many adversaries, including America's Cold War nemesis, the Soviet Union, "in something of a state of shock."
Donald Trump suggested Wednesday that he would allow exceptions to let some undocumented immigrants to stay in the US, vowing against granting them citizenship but telling Fox News, "there's no amnesty, but we work with them."