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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 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.
Members of Justin Trudeau's youth council are urging the prime minister to withdraw his decision to buy Kinder Morgan's Trans Mountain pipeline.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The number of federal government public servants fired for misconduct or incompetence has risen sharply in recent years, according to figures obtained by CBC News.
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.
With a cabinet shuffle in the works, a few Liberal parliamentary secretaries might find a higher profile helpful in what could be challenging re-election bids.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.