Treasury Board President Scott Brison will repeal controversial changes the Harper government enacted that made it more difficult for federal public servants to strike by expanding the definition of what constitutes an essential service.
The country's top military commander warns that a long-standing peacekeeping mission involving 70 Canadian troops in the Sinai is becoming more violent and uncertain in the face of a growing threat by ISIS.
While two polls published this week show that most Canadians are aware of the 'Elbowgate' controversy, a majority said the altercation in the House was much ado about nothing. And, the polls suggest, it has had no impact on the party's support.
The Conservative policy convention being held this week in Vancouver will help determine the future of the party. But how much of the party's divided past is still a factor, more than 12 years after the Canadian Alliance and Progressive Conservatives united the right?
With his announcement that he will be taking the day off while in Japan to celebrate his wedding anniversary, Justin Trudeau seemed to be inviting his opponents to criticize the move. But it may also be part of a strategy to provoke discussion on an issue that resonates with many Canadians
More than one-fifth of the money paid to veterans by the federal government for prescribed drugs in the fiscal year 2015-16 went toward medical cannabis. The data, obtained by CBC News through an Access to Information request, shows the effect medical marijuana payments are having on the drug reimbursement budget of Veterans Affairs Canada. […]
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Reuters) - Some 100 people staged a boisterous but largely peaceful demonstration outside a Southern California rally by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, at times taunting his supporters before police moved in and arrested eight people.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Paul Ryan, the top U.S. elected Republican, on Wednesday continued to withhold his support from Donald Trump for the Republican Party's presidential nomination, saying he is not ready to endorse the real estate billionaire, a political neophyte.
(Reuters) - Officials from 11 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday to overturn a directive telling schools to let transgender students use bathrooms matching their gender identity, decrying the policy as "a massive social experiment."
CHARLESTON, Texas (Reuters) - Republican South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley on Wednesday signed into law a bill banning most abortions after 19 weeks of pregnancy unless the mother's life is at risk, a spokesperson told Reuters on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday backed a plan to help Puerto Rico escape crippling debt and expand the economy, a move that could put a rescue before the House of Representatives within days.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The first shots in a political battle over funding for a range of federal activities rang out during a congressional subcommittee hearing on Wednesday, as Republicans and Democrats took opposing stances on a budget bill for financial regulators and other agencies.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Obama administration officials told U.S. lawmakers on Wednesday they would oppose new sanctions on Iran if they interfere with last year's international nuclear agreement, laying the groundwork for a potential fight over any legislation.
Nearly 40 million Americans will kick off one of the busiest travel seasons in history this Memorial Day weekend, jarred by potholes on America's roads, crossing her aging bridges, riding her antiquated railways and taking off from airports that draw international scorn.
A State Department Inspector General report faulted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for not complying with policies for email preservation, according to a copy of the report obtained by CNN on Wednesday.
Democratic senators are discussing whether Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz should be removed as the head of the party because she has become "too toxic" in the ongoing Democratic civil war.Sponsored: Drivers With No Tickets In 3 Years Read This Do NOT pay your next car insurance bill until you try this.
Hillary Clinton is poised to start airing her first television commercials in California on Friday, a campaign official tells CNN, a sign she is taking seriously her challenge with Bernie Sanders in the state's June 7 primary.Popular: Radical Islam in America | Graham Opposes Republican Leader | Guns in America
A group of more than 450 writers, including heavy hitters such as Stephen King, Junot Diaz, Cheryl Strayed and Dave Eggers have come out against the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump in an open letter and online petition issued Tuesday.