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    Pharmacare may appeal to premiers seeking consensus this week in N.B.

    Pharmacare may appeal to premiers seeking consensus this week in N.B.


    Canada's premiers have been calling for a national pharmacare program since 2004. But they may never have been as close to getting one as they are this year — if they can put differences aside and agree on how to do...

    Canada's premiers have been calling for a national pharmacare program since 2004. But they may never have been as close to getting one as they are this year — if they can put differences aside and agree on how to do it.

    Indigenous housing providers raise alarms about future of federal funding deals

    Indigenous housing providers raise alarms about future of federal funding deals


    Indigenous social housing providers will soon push the federal government to rethink plans to overhaul their funding arrangements because they worry the Liberal proposals could leave thousands of low-income families on the...

    Indigenous social housing providers will soon push the federal government to rethink plans to overhaul their funding arrangements because they worry the Liberal proposals could leave thousands of low-income families on the street.

    Abdoul Abdi no longer facing deportation hearing, for now

    Abdoul Abdi no longer facing deportation hearing, for now


    Abdoul Abdi and his supporters argued to a Federal Court judge that the Canadian and Nova Scotian governments failed him during his years in the child-welfare system, and that he should not face a deportation...

    Abdoul Abdi and his supporters argued to a Federal Court judge that the Canadian and Nova Scotian governments failed him during his years in the child-welfare system, and that he should not face a deportation hearing.

    U.S. launches tariff challenge at WTO against Canada, Mexico, Turkey, China and EU

    U.S. launches tariff challenge at WTO against Canada, Mexico, Turkey, China and EU


    The United States has launched five separate complaints at the World Trade Organization against Canada, China, the European Union, Mexico and Turkey in response to retaliatory tariffs those countries and groups have launched against the United...

    The United States has launched five separate complaints at the World Trade Organization against Canada, China, the European Union, Mexico and Turkey in response to retaliatory tariffs those countries and groups have launched against the United States.

    Immigration critics press Liberals on costs, plan for asylum seekers

    Immigration critics press Liberals on costs, plan for asylum seekers


    After hurling accusations of creating hysteria, crippling provinces and taking an ad-hoc approach to a crisis, MPs on the immigration committee agree to hold special hearings on the influx of people illegally crossing the border to claim asylum in...

    After hurling accusations of creating hysteria, crippling provinces and taking an ad-hoc approach to a crisis, MPs on the immigration committee agree to hold special hearings on the influx of people illegally crossing the border to claim asylum in Canada.

    Lobbying commissioner rejects complaints against firearms panel member

    Lobbying commissioner rejects complaints against firearms panel member


    A federal watchdog has dismissed complaints that a mass-shooting survivor broke the rules by working with an advocacy group to lobby for gun policy changes while also serving as a member of the Liberal government's firearms advisory...

    A federal watchdog has dismissed complaints that a mass-shooting survivor broke the rules by working with an advocacy group to lobby for gun policy changes while also serving as a member of the Liberal government's firearms advisory committee.

    Premiers' much-hyped internal trade deal hasn't amounted to much

    Premiers' much-hyped internal trade deal hasn't amounted to much


    On the day they released the Canadian Free Trade Agreement in 2017, all the provincial and territorial trade ministers were given a symbolic pair of golden scissors to remind them to start cutting interprovincial trade barriers. The trouble is, they...

    On the day they released the Canadian Free Trade Agreement in 2017, all the provincial and territorial trade ministers were given a symbolic pair of golden scissors to remind them to start cutting interprovincial trade barriers. The trouble is, they aren't using them.

    Trump says he doesn't see why Russia would have meddled in election

    Trump says he doesn't see why Russia would have meddled in election


    U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki that he didn't see "any reason why" Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. federal election, despite the findings of his own intelligence...

    U.S. President Donald Trump said after meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday in Helsinki that he didn't see "any reason why" Russia would have interfered in the 2016 U.S. federal election, despite the findings of his own intelligence agencies.

    If Canadians want pharmacare, tax hikes will follow, Kevin Page to warn first ministers

    If Canadians want pharmacare, tax hikes will follow, Kevin Page to warn first ministers


    Former federal budget watchdog Kevin Page will deliver a blunt message to premiers this week about the costs of a future national pharmacare program: If Canadians want one, taxes will have to go...

    Former federal budget watchdog Kevin Page will deliver a blunt message to premiers this week about the costs of a future national pharmacare program: If Canadians want one, taxes will have to go up.

    Doug Ford tilts the table away from Trudeau's agenda

    Doug Ford tilts the table away from Trudeau's agenda


    When Canada's premiers gather in New Brunswick for their annual summer meetings this week, the main event will undoubtedly be the debut of Ontario Premier Doug Ford. But Ford is just the latest change at the provincial level that creates new challenges...

    When Canada's premiers gather in New Brunswick for their annual summer meetings this week, the main event will undoubtedly be the debut of Ontario Premier Doug Ford. But Ford is just the latest change at the provincial level that creates new challenges for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s national agenda, particularly on climate change.

    Half of 28 new judge positions announced in 2017 remain unfilled

    Half of 28 new judge positions announced in 2017 remain unfilled


    Ottawa has appointed just half of the 28 new superior court judges announced in the 2017 budget to help clear up delays in the justice...

    Ottawa has appointed just half of the 28 new superior court judges announced in the 2017 budget to help clear up delays in the justice system.

    Father of bullying victim Rehtaeh Parsons calls Ford's sex-ed repeal 'infuriating'

    Father of bullying victim Rehtaeh Parsons calls Ford's sex-ed repeal 'infuriating'


    The father of a girl who died after attempting to commit suicide following an alleged sexual assault says the Ontario government's decision to repeal the province's sex education curriculum will put more teens in...

    The father of a girl who died after attempting to commit suicide following an alleged sexual assault says the Ontario government's decision to repeal the province's sex education curriculum will put more teens in danger.

    At the NATO summit, Trudeau won the argument. Did it matter?

    At the NATO summit, Trudeau won the argument. Did it matter?


    The recent NATO leaders summit saw the collision of two starkly different visions of the alliance - one based on values, the other based on money...

    The recent NATO leaders summit saw the collision of two starkly different visions of the alliance - one based on values, the other based on money alone.

    Trudeau to shuffle cabinet Wednesday, source says

    Trudeau to shuffle cabinet Wednesday, source says


    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will shuffle his cabinet next Wednesday as his government readies for the next election amid shifting federal-provincial relations, CBC News has...

    Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will shuffle his cabinet next Wednesday as his government readies for the next election amid shifting federal-provincial relations, CBC News has learned.

    Bellegarde slams 'wrong-headed' and 'exclusionary' meeting on First Nations rights

    Bellegarde slams 'wrong-headed' and 'exclusionary' meeting on First Nations rights


    Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says Indigenous leaders were deliberately left out of a meeting between Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and her provincial and territorial counterparts Friday, a move he...

    Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says Indigenous leaders were deliberately left out of a meeting between Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett and her provincial and territorial counterparts Friday, a move he is calling "wrong-headed" and "exclusionary."

    'Not Canadian': Hussen, MacLeod exchange sharp words over asylum seeker 'crisis'

    'Not Canadian': Hussen, MacLeod exchange sharp words over asylum seeker 'crisis'


    A meeting between Canada's federal and provincial Immigration ministers ended bitterly Friday, with federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen openly criticizing the Ontario government for what he called a dangerous and un-Canadian approach to the issue...

    A meeting between Canada's federal and provincial Immigration ministers ended bitterly Friday, with federal Immigration Minister Ahmed Hussen openly criticizing the Ontario government for what he called a dangerous and un-Canadian approach to the issue of asylum seekers.

    Senator breaks tradition, opens local office in Membertou

    Senator breaks tradition, opens local office in Membertou


    Well-wishers spilled out onto the sidewalk on Friday as Canadian senator Dan Christmas opened an office in Membertou,...

    Well-wishers spilled out onto the sidewalk on Friday as Canadian senator Dan Christmas opened an office in Membertou, N.S.