Liberal MPs won’t empower themselves to turf Trudeau, control caucus membership

OTTAWA — Liberal backbenchers have declined to give themselves the power to turf their leader, Justin Trudeau. They've also passed on the chance to control...

Lawmakers applaud Babcock family for sparking change to death certificate rules

TORONTO — A Toronto family has received a standing ovation from Ontario lawmakers for their efforts to change the heart-wrenching process to get a death certificate...

Bill to ratify new North American trade deal coming in short order: Trudeau

OTTAWA — The federal government plans to move quickly to approve the updated North American free-trade deal and is sifting the parliamentary calendar to find the...

Hughes Honoured To Be Re-Named Deputy Speaker

Ottawa – Carol Hughes will resume her duties as Assistant Deputy Speaker and Chair of the Committee of the Whole after being re-appointed to...

One year after arrests, Canadians held in China set to face trial

OTTAWA — Canada's justice minister says he is troubled that two Canadians detained in China have been denied access to lawyers as they face...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi confirms agreement for new North American trade pact

OTTAWA — The United States and Mexico have confirmed an agreement has been reached on a new North American free trade deal. U.S. House Speaker...

Ontario elementary teachers’ union to ramp up work-to-rule campaign today

TORONTO — Ontario's public elementary teachers will ramp up their work-to-rule campaign today as they continue contract talks with the government. The Elementary Teachers' Federation...
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Ontario cancels planned future cuts to legal aid; this year’s cut remains

TORONTO — Ontario's attorney general is partly backing down on planned cuts to legal aid funding. Doug Downey says there won't be further reductions to...

Deal on new Canada-U.S.-Mexico trade agreement close

OTTAWA — A deal on amending the new North American free trade agreement appears close following a busy weekend, with hopes Canada, Mexico and...

Feds charge Volkswagen with violating environment law for faking emissions tests

OTTAWA — The federal government is charging Volkswagen for allegedly importing cars into Canada that company executives knew violated emissions standards. The German automaker faces 58 charges...