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Canada has been experimenting with a new method for spending tens of millions of dollars worth of foreign aid: handing cash directly to people in poverty-stricken or war-torn countries, according to two senior officials with Global Affairs Canada.
Two former top Tory cabinet ministers said Wednesday they simply didn't know so many child killers had been transferred to Indigenous healing lodges to serve out their sentences — even though some of those transferred happened on their watch while in government.
Canada has a new veterans ombudsman — or rather (to use the Liberal government's preferred title), a new veterans 'ombudsperson'.
Failed Conservative leadership contender and reality TV star Kevin O'Leary is suing the federal elections commissioner and Elections Canada over fundraising rules that limit how much of his own money he can spend to clear up outstanding campaign debts — rules O'Leary says infringe upon his Charter rights.
This week on The House midweek podcast, Chris Hall hears from two Calgary city councillors with differing opinions on the city's failed Olympics bid, and an Olympics expert weighs in on whether the Games' reputation is too tarnished for taxpayers.
A new book released by former PC leader Patrick Brown raises allegations of spying by members of his former party and sexual misconduct against a current cabinet minister. He describes the night he was forced to resign as 'The Night of Knives.'
One of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's key promises on Indigenous rights — delivered on Valentine's Day — won't come to pass before the next federal election, CBC News has learned
More than 10 months after Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer first ordered an investigation, it appears the third party probe into Rick Dykstra's candidacy in the 2015 election could soon be coming to a close.
Five federal government workers in one department have been fired or reprimanded following complaints about their conduct made under whistleblower legislation.
The head of the U.S. space agency said today he wants to see Canadian astronauts walking on the moon before long — part of a first step toward the farther reaches of space.
A female member of the Canadian navy faces charges of sexual assault and assault against two people, allegations linked to their time serving on the Canadian Patrol Frigate HMCS Charlottetown in the Mediterranean.
Canada may not be in comprehensive trade negotiations with China, but a laundry list of outcomes from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's hour-long meeting with Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday hints at what may be accomplished even without official talks.
Donald Trump appears to be closing in on what could become one of the most divisive economic policy decisions of his presidency.
More than 20 child murderers have been transferred to Indigenous healing lodges since 2011, according to numbers from the Minister of Public Safety's office.
An average of 10 people died from an illicit drug overdose every day in Canada in the two years leading up to March 2018, according to a federal analysis aimed at giving a better picture of those at greatest risk from the burgeoning overdose crisis.
Just a day after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke out in Paris in support of a free press — an institution he said needs to be "free-thinking, independent, rigorous, robust, respected" — Canada's finance minister gave a key speech in Beijing behind closed doors.
The majority of Calgarians do not want the city to proceed with a bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games, according to the unofficial result of a non-binding plebiscite.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrived in Singapore on Tuesday afternoon primed to make his pitch to a Singapore business audience: Amid new barriers to trading with the U.S., why not consider Canada?
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says talks are underway about the future of a Pakistani woman who was recently released from death row, emphasizing that "Canada is a welcoming country."