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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.
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.
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.
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.
The Opposition Conservatives are asking for Parliament to examine Canada’s security screening process following two CBC investigations that pointed to flaws in system.
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.
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.
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 says it's "not worried in the slightest" by mounting international concern over the death sentence handed to Canadian Robert Schellenberg for drug smuggling.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
The former MP announced Tuesday morning that he will run as a New Democrat in Burnaby North-Seymour in the 2019 election.
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 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.
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.
In Monday's cabinet shuffle, the Liberals moved to address their rural shortcomings ahead of October's federal election.
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.