The announcement that the federal Conservatives are looking into the expansion of the Canadian Pension Plan may strike some political observers as a shocking flip flop, given their past opposition to the idea.
Canadians wondering about how they are going to fund their retirement could eventually see a new, voluntary program that lets them bump up their contributions to the Canada Pension Plan, Finance Minister Joe Oliver says.
Former Supreme Court justice Ian Binnie has been named by the Senate to arbitrate disputes over the auditor general's investigation into senators' expenses — even in cases where the file has been referred to the RCMP.
It's not even June 1 and the climate for political ads is heating up significantly. Public relations consultant and former political journalist Bill Walker takes a look at four new ads from the major political parties.
A sex-assault prevention educator says she's receiving a backlash of nasty and abusive emails, tweets and letters after publicly complaining that she was verbally abused by Royal Military College officer cadets she had been invited to speak to last fall.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's plan to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation was dealt another setback on Tuesday when a U.S. appeals court refused to lift a block put in place by 26 states that argued Obama overstepped his authority.
(Reuters) - Tax return information for about 100,000 U.S. taxpayers was illegally accessed by cyber criminals over the past four months, U.S. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said on Tuesday, the latest in a series of data thefts that have alarmed American consumers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration has no backup plan if the U.S. Congress fails to act on legislation that would extend certain provisions of the USA Patriot Act, a White House spokesman said on Tuesday.
MIAMI (Reuters) - A team of lawyers from the Florida Bar will make a first trip to Cuba this week to explore emerging business opportunities as prospects heat up for closer political and commercial relations between the United States and the Communist-run island.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said on Tuesday the ethical issues associated with gene-editing on the human genome need further study by the scientific community and should not be pursued until issues are resolved.
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Democrats in the Illinois state legislature will move ahead with their own fiscal 2016 budget that includes spending cuts as well as new revenue that will be "responsive to the needs of the people in the state," House Speaker Michael Madigan said on Monday.
MIAMI (Reuters) - The Florida Bar is sending its first ever delegation of lawyers to Cuba this week to explore emerging new business opportunities as prospects heat up for closer political and commercial relations between the United States and the Communist-run island.
Hillary Clinton is facing new criticism of her family's wealth and financial entanglements a week after she released financial records that omitted a company Bill Clinton has used as a conduit for his consulting work.