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    Veterans Affairs $165M gaffe headed to Federal Court in proposed class-action lawsuit

    Veterans Affairs $165M gaffe headed to Federal Court in proposed class-action lawsuit


    A proposed class-action lawsuit has been filed against the federal government over the $165-million accounting blunder at Veterans Affairs Canada, CBC News has...

    A proposed class-action lawsuit has been filed against the federal government over the $165-million accounting blunder at Veterans Affairs Canada, CBC News has learned.

    Trudeau's refreshed cabinet meets in Quebec amid economic uncertainty, China tensions

    Trudeau's refreshed cabinet meets in Quebec amid economic uncertainty, China tensions


    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his revamped cabinet meet in Sherbrooke, Que., the start of a three-day retreat to deal with pressing economic, environmental and international issues while setting the Liberals on course for this year's federal...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and his revamped cabinet meet in Sherbrooke, Que., the start of a three-day retreat to deal with pressing economic, environmental and international issues while setting the Liberals on course for this year's federal election.

    Canadians held in China face up to 4 hours a day of interrogation, ambassador says

    Canadians held in China face up to 4 hours a day of interrogation, ambassador says


    Two Canadian men detained in China face up to four hours of questioning each day and have no access to a lawyer, according to Canada's top diplomat in...

    Two Canadian men detained in China face up to four hours of questioning each day and have no access to a lawyer, according to Canada's top diplomat in Beijing.

    Jagmeet Singh vows he'll lead NDP into 2019 election

    Jagmeet Singh vows he'll lead NDP into 2019 election


    NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh vows he will lead the NDP into the 2019 federal election as he heads into next month's crucial byelection for the vacant Burnaby South seat in...

    NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh vows he will lead the NDP into the 2019 federal election as he heads into next month's crucial byelection for the vacant Burnaby South seat in B.C.

    Burnaby South Liberal candidate quits over her racial comments about NDP leader

    Burnaby South Liberal candidate quits over her racial comments about NDP leader


    Liberal candidate Karen Wang has quit the Burnaby South byelection race over comments she posted on social media about NDP leader and candidate Jagmeet...

    Liberal candidate Karen Wang has quit the Burnaby South byelection race over comments she posted on social media about NDP leader and candidate Jagmeet Singh.

    Midweek podcast: May Day in the U.K.

    Midweek podcast: May Day in the U.K.


    On the midweek podcast, Chris Hall talks to the former Canadian High Commissioner to the U.K., Jim Wright, about what's next for Brexit. Then, Liberal MP John McKay discusses his private member's bill that would stop Canada from importing goods produced...

    On the midweek podcast, Chris Hall talks to the former Canadian High Commissioner to the U.K., Jim Wright, about what's next for Brexit. Then, Liberal MP John McKay discusses his private member's bill that would stop Canada from importing goods produced by modern slavery.

    RCMP getting civilian watchdog after years of harassment allegations

    RCMP getting civilian watchdog after years of harassment allegations


    The federal government is making major structural changes to the RCMP to strengthen civilian oversight and improve how the force handles harassment and bullying — changes that have been years in the...

    The federal government is making major structural changes to the RCMP to strengthen civilian oversight and improve how the force handles harassment and bullying — changes that have been years in the making.

    China shrugs off international criticism over death sentence for Canadian

    China shrugs off international criticism over death sentence for Canadian


    China says it's "not worried in the slightest" by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to Canadian Robert Schellenberg for drug...

    China says it's "not worried in the slightest" by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to Canadian Robert Schellenberg for drug smuggling.

    Business group wants National Shipbuilding Strategy reopened for Quebec shipyard

    Business group wants National Shipbuilding Strategy reopened for Quebec shipyard


    A Quebec-based business association claiming to represent over 1,000 companies inside and outside the province is launching a high-profile campaign to convince the Liberal government to reopen the oft-maligned National Shipbuilding...

    A Quebec-based business association claiming to represent over 1,000 companies inside and outside the province is launching a high-profile campaign to convince the Liberal government to reopen the oft-maligned National Shipbuilding Strategy.

    Person of 'national security concern' was accidentally granted permanent residency

    Person of 'national security concern' was accidentally granted permanent residency


    Two federal departments were forced to make changes after a person of “national security concern” was granted permanent residency “due to a series of...

    Two federal departments were forced to make changes after a person of “national security concern” was granted permanent residency “due to a series of failures.”

    Government announces new tax rules for Phoenix overpayments

    Government announces new tax rules for Phoenix overpayments


    The country's biggest civil-service union declared a victory for its members Tuesday as the Trudeau government moved to change a tax rule that has caused headaches for federal employees overpaid by the problem-plagued public service pay...

    The country's biggest civil-service union declared a victory for its members Tuesday as the Trudeau government moved to change a tax rule that has caused headaches for federal employees overpaid by the problem-plagued public service pay system.

    Trudeau urged to explain RCMP action in northern B.C. at Ontario town hall

    Trudeau urged to explain RCMP action in northern B.C. at Ontario town hall


    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a St. Catharines, Ont., audience tonight that Indigenous people in Canada have long had the wrong end of the stick. Trudeau was speaking at one of a series of election-year town hall meetings he's holding across the...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told a St. Catharines, Ont., audience tonight that Indigenous people in Canada have long had the wrong end of the stick. Trudeau was speaking at one of a series of election-year town hall meetings he's holding across the country.

    NDP puts off winter caucus meeting to focus on Singh's byelection campaign

    NDP puts off winter caucus meeting to focus on Singh's byelection campaign


    The NDP has postponed its winter caucus meeting to free up MPs to help leader Jagmeet SIngh campaign in the Burnaby South byelection, CBC News has...

    The NDP has postponed its winter caucus meeting to free up MPs to help leader Jagmeet SIngh campaign in the Burnaby South byelection, CBC News has learned.

    Canada asks China's ambassador for clemency in case of death-row Canadian

    Canada asks China's ambassador for clemency in case of death-row Canadian


    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has reached out to China's ambassador to ask for clemency in the case of Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who is facing the death penalty for allegedly smuggling 222 kilograms of...

    Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland has reached out to China's ambassador to ask for clemency in the case of Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg, who is facing the death penalty for allegedly smuggling 222 kilograms of methamphetamines.

    China issues travel warning for Canada as diplomatic tensions mount

    China issues travel warning for Canada as diplomatic tensions mount


    China blasted Canada for "irresponsible" remarks after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused the country of "arbitrarily" sentencing a Canadian to death for drug smuggling, aggravating already icy...

    China blasted Canada for "irresponsible" remarks after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau accused the country of "arbitrarily" sentencing a Canadian to death for drug smuggling, aggravating already icy relations.

    Is Veterans Affairs 'political purgatory'? Jody Wilson-Raybould is about to find out

    Is Veterans Affairs 'political purgatory'? Jody Wilson-Raybould is about to find out


    Jody Wilson-Raybould has been at pains to insist that her move from the justice portfolio to Veterans Affairs is not a demotion. That doesn't mean she'll enjoy the...

    Jody Wilson-Raybould has been at pains to insist that her move from the justice portfolio to Veterans Affairs is not a demotion. That doesn't mean she'll enjoy the job.

    Why the Liberals can't afford to ignore rural Canada

    Why the Liberals can't afford to ignore rural Canada


    In Monday's cabinet shuffle, the Liberals moved to address their rural shortcomings ahead of October's federal...

    In Monday's cabinet shuffle, the Liberals moved to address their rural shortcomings ahead of October's federal election.

    Launch delayed again for showcase Canadian satellite system

    Launch delayed again for showcase Canadian satellite system


    There's been another delay for the troubled Radarsat Constellation Mission program, a $1-billion showcase project for the Canadian Space Agency. This sixth delay is the result of a faulty Falcon 9 first-stage booster built by SpaceX that failed to land...

    There's been another delay for the troubled Radarsat Constellation Mission program, a $1-billion showcase project for the Canadian Space Agency. This sixth delay is the result of a faulty Falcon 9 first-stage booster built by SpaceX that failed to land properly in Florida. Officials say there's no new date scheduled yet.