The Belgian government has reached a deal to back the free trade pact between the European Union and Canada, reviving hope for a precarious agreement that was supposed to be officially signed today with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will name nine new, non-partisan senators today, bringing him within reach of his goal to transform the discredited Senate into a more reputable, independent chamber of sober second thought.
This week marks 20 years since the beginning of the Ottawa Process that led to an international ban on landmines. Canada was instrumental in achieving that treaty, which has been a great success. Activists are now setting their sights on achieving total removal of mines by 2025.
The Liberal government has said its plan to boost the Canada Pension Plan will have only short-term impacts on the economy and jobs. But CBC News has learned the "temporary" drag on employment is projected to last until 2035, according to internal Finance Department analyses.
The theft of a valuable watch presented as a gift to a Canadian official has prompted a security crackdown at Global Affairs. The watch was one of hundreds of items lost or stolen last year according to the Public Accounts tabled in Parliament this week.
The federal cabinet committee overseeing defence procurement has signed off on the tender call that will start the multi-decade, multibillion-dollar process of replacing Canadian navy warships. The Liberal government is expected to select a ship design from among several foreign competitors.
This fall the Liberal government is expected to introduce changes to the national building code that will require builders to include more net zero homes while also introducing incentives for homeowners to retrofit their existing homes so they use less energy.
The European Union's inability to complete a trade agreement with Canada is an embarrassment and could harm its ability to negotiate future deals, a European Parliament vice president said in a radio interview.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Lawyers in New Jersey's "Bridgegate" trial will begin delivering closing arguments on Thursday, seeking to sway jurors deliberating the fate of two former allies of Governor Chris Christie.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - On a rooftop overlooking the walls of Jerusalem's Old City, around 200 American-Israeli fans of Donald Trump gathered to proclaim their support for the Republican candidate, convinced he will be Israel's best friend if elected.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Next month's Senate election in Wisconsin could gain Silicon Valley a key ally in Washington in the high-tech industry's battle against the U.S. government's growing appetite for more access to private data.
(Reuters) - The Democratic National Committee on Wednesday asked a U.S. judge to hold the Republican National Committee in contempt of court over allegations that Donald Trump encouraged his supporters to intimidate minority voters.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - More Republicans now think Democrat Hillary Clinton, rather than Donald Trump, will win the presidency, as their party's candidate struggles with difficulties including allegations of sexual misconduct and his suggestion he may not honor the outcome of the election.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, in an appeal on Wednesday to African-Americans and working-class voters, promised "21st century" banking industry reforms and tax changes to spur job creation and investment in blighted communities.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - The Republican Party's grip on U.S. state legislatures could loosen in next month's election as Democrats seek to link Republican candidates to the sinking fortunes of the party's White House candidate, Donald Trump.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Failure to approve the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal would be a major setback for U.S. interests in Asia as Washington seeks to deepen alliances in the region, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Wednesday, urging Congress to ratify the pact.
HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top executive at the company behind the embattled Dakota Access Pipeline has donated more than $100,000 to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump since June, according to campaign finance disclosure records.
One week after we moved Nevada and Florida from "battleground" to "lean Democratic," both states appear to be snapping back to their traditional toss-up status. Our new CNN electoral outlook places both states back in the "battleground" category and increases the up-for-grabs turf to six states and two congressional districts wo […]
Donald Trump has a 2 percentage point edge over Hillary Clinton in Florida, according to a new poll released Wednesday, as both presidential campaigns blanket the critical swing state in a full sprint to Election Day.
One of the clearest indications of the weakness of Donald Trump's candidacy is how far he has lagged behind past Republican nominees in red states. There is Arizona, where Hillary Clinton is currently making a real play, as well as Utah -- where Mormons have reacted with revulsion to his campaign.
More Americans than at any time in Barack Obama's presidency now say that things in the United States are going well, a sharp uptick in positive views and the best reviews of the country's trajectory since January 2007, according to the latest CNN/ORC poll.
Top House Republicans are moving to quiet dissent over Speaker's Paul Ryan's rocky relationship with Donald Trump as some on the far right of the GOP conference are threatening to stir up trouble in leadership elections next month.