Mike Duffy

Three ways politics touched us this week

OTTAWA - The images that stand out at the end of this week in federal politics don't, at first glance, say very much about...
senate

In Duffy’s wake, Senate rules get overhaul

OTTAWA – Behind closed doors, the Senate rules at the heart of Sen. Mike Duffy’s sensational expense-claim trial are quietly undergoing an overhaul. A small...
marijuana

Decision reserved on expanding medical pot ruling

VANCOUVER – A Federal Court judge has reserved a decision on expanding the criteria for who can currently grow their own medical marijuana. Lawyer John...
beaver

Groups differ over value of beaver derby

SASKATOON – A national wildlife group is slamming a beaver-hunting derby underway in Saskatchewan. It’s the first year for the derby, which runs until May...
doctors

500 Ontario doctors bill over $1 million

TORONTO – More than 500 doctors billed Ontario’s health insurance plan over $1 million each last year, with one ophthalmologist charging what the province’s...
Justin Trudeau

PM signs climate document at UN today

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined world leaders Friday to help formally ratify a global treaty on climate change. Putting his signature...
Ruth Ellen Brosseau

Ruth Ellen Brosseau open to NDP leadership

OTTAWA – Ruth Ellen Brosseau’s name was thrust back into the spotlight Thursday after she opened the door to a possible NDP leadership bid...
Mike Duffy

Duffy charges: four not guilty, 16 dismissed

OTTAWA – The once-towering case against Sen. Mike Duffy was coming apart at the seams Thursday as an Ontario Court judge dismissed 16 of...
Brian Pallister

Deflated New Democrats lick wounds

OTTAWA – New Democrats across Canada are licking their wounds again following a devastating loss in Manitoba that saw the end of Greg Selinger’s...
Don Getty

Don Getty remembered as statesman, family man

EDMONTON – Former Alberta premier Don Getty was remembered Saturday as a family man, a statesmen, and a star CFL quarterback with a rifle...