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- Cost of replacing botched Phoenix pay system pales compared to cost of fixing it: PBO
The cost of building and putting in place a new pay system for federal civil servants should pale in comparison to the cost of stabilizing the failed
- Filipino ambassador and consuls in Canada recalled until garbage is shipped back
Foreign Secretary Teodoro Locsin Jr. tweeted Thursday that the Philippines "shall maintain a diminished diplomatic presence in Canada until its garbag
- MPs slam RCMP for asking Indigenous teen reporting sex assault if she was ‘turned on by this at all’
Video obtained by APTN News shows an RCMP officer asking an Indigenous teen reporting a sex assault: "Were you turned on by this at all?"
- House of Commons offers all-party apology to Vice Adm. Mark Norman over failed prosecution
Conservative MP Lisa Raitt got unanimous consent for the statement of regret shortly after question period today.
- Russia threatened retaliation against Canadian media after Sputnik and others barred at Lima Group
"We can expect reciprocal actions against Canadian media in Russia," officials at Global Affairs Canada warned internally.
- Canada’s top soldier called to cabinet meeting after collapse of Crown’s case against Vice-Admiral Mark Norman
Both Chief of Defence Staff General Jonathan Vance and Jody Thomas, the deputy minister of national defence, could be seen walking into the meeting.
- ‘They’re trying to take the whole enchilada:’ Environmentalists cry foul over industry-inspired changes to Bill C-69
'We haven’t got a sober second thought, we’ve got a complete re-writing,' said Josh Ginsberg, lawyer for Ecojustice
- Opposition MPs force emergency meeting of defence committee on Mark Norman affair
Three Conservative and one NDP MP are requesting the House of Commons national defence committee be reconvened to examine the government’s conduct i
- Opposition MPs call for emergency committee meeting on Liberal conduct in Norman case
The Crown stayed a breach of trust charge against the former second-in-command of the military last week, but the government is facing tough questions
- Social media giants are not taking Canadian laws seriously: MPs
Politicians are increasingly concerned that social media giants have become so big, powerful and rich that they are effectively above the law in a sma
- Trudeau’s speculation on Norman case before charges laid ‘not the best framing of words’: Qualtrough
"I think, in hindsight, not the best framing of words," Procurement Minister Carla Qualtrough said of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau weighing in twice
- Canadians set to see summer of high gas prices, with Vancouver poised to break records
Gasoline prices are expected to remain near record highs all across Canada this summer.
- Elizabeth May isn’t eyeing Liberal or NDP voters. Instead, she wants the ones who don’t vote at all
“To be honest, the ones I most want to attract are the ones so disgusted by politics that they don’t vote at all," said Elizabeth May.
- Relations between Canada and China at ‘worst since Tiananmen Square’: expert
"We're in the midst of a hail storm and there are some signs that it is not slowing up," says China expert Paul Evans.
- Canadian politics is like Call of Duty. But it could be more like Minecraft
Dave Meslin’s book Teardown: Rebuilding Democracy from the Ground Up offers a trove of ideas for reforming democracy. We look at one example: random
- Alberta carbon tax fight won’t affect Trans Mountain pipeline expansion decision: Trudeau
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Alberta's opposition to a carbon tax won't influence his cabinet's decision on whether to approve the Trans Mountai
- Trump ally raises concern for detained Canadians facing ‘harsh conditions’ in China
China is detaining two Canadians in harsh conditions and U.S. lawmakers won't rest until they are freed, says a powerful Republican senator.
- Prime minister to meet with mayor on visit to Edmonton Friday
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Edmonton on Friday, during which time he will meet with Mayor Don Iveson.
- Canadian trade delegation presses U.S. on Huawei, China dispute: ‘We’re taking a hit for them, big time’
"They're totally not aware of this ... and the price we're paying," says Liberal MP Mark Eyking, who is leading a trade visit to Washington.
- Scheer promises ‘eyes wide open’ approach to dealing with China in foreign policy speech
Scheer's speech is a policy table-setter for the upcoming federal election, and he took direct aim at Prime Minister Justin Trudeau off the top.