U.S. President Barack Obama demonstrated enormous grace and restraint when he met with president-elect Donald Trump at the White House, but Obama's healing words haven't been the intended balm in the aftermath of the American election, as demonstrations and protests continue in the United States.
Five years ago, the U.S. state department released a report that TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline posed "no significant (environmental) impacts" along its route.
The bombshell that Montreal police spied on La Presse columnist Patrick Lagacé through his cellphone has prompted political leaders at all levels to speak out in defence of a free press.
The federal Liberals are not unlike the New Democrats who governed Ontario 25 years ago. In the midst of economic difficulties and financial challenges, the Liberals are committed to deficit-financing billions upon billions of dollars on infrastructure and other programs.
Canadians are caring people, as we know from the generosity shown across this land in response to last spring's Fort McMurray wildfires. Another example, perhaps, is Canada's equalization system, which provides transfers from the federal government to regions that supposedly don't have the same capacity to provide public services as more prosperous
At some point last Thursday, 7,500 cellphones were set to receive a text message from the Ontario Provincial Police, simply because the owners happened to be near an Ottawa-area intersection nearly a year ago, where Frederick (John) Hatch was last seen.
The middle class remains the prize for any politician who wants to be elected, as that strata of society is believed to be the largest, the broadest and the most representative of any nation's values and aspirations.
Alberta Environment Minister Shannon Phillips said last week the NDP government is going all in on its plan to reshape the province's electricity system so that 30 per cent of the power used by 2030 comes from renewable forms of energy, such as solar, wind and hydro.
A remarkable event unfolded in Alberta Thursday: For what is likely the first time in that province, the verdict in a Queen's Bench criminal trial was broadcast live.
Starting next week at Queen's Park, MPPs will be combing through the Liberals' legislation to clean up party donations. Various groups have been giving input over the course of the summer on what the legislation ought to contain.
It wasn't just Ottawa-Vanier that lost its longtime champion on Tuesday. Nor, for that matter, did Mauril Bélanger, who died at age 61 after battling amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, leave behind as his biggest legacy his campaign to change the lyrics of O Canada to be more inclusive. Canada lost a man who, over the course of his career in Parliament
The mood in the United States regarding the character of both presidential candidates is somewhat gloomy and quite unprecedented, and has led to speculation about a third term for President Barack Obama.
Everyone's talking about Ontario doctors these days, and whether they are being offered a fair contract. But the provincial government's health-care reforms also depend in part on sick or frail people being able to receive reliable, quality, ongoing care in their own homes. The key players here are the personal support workers (PSWs) who provide un
Presidential election campaigns in the United States traditionally begin on Labour Day, but Donald Trump's bid for the White House is already being written off by pollsters, pundits, experts and others -- and it's not even mid-August.
On the eve of the Rio Olympic Games, the city famous for its Carnival party vibe looks as if it will manage to pull off its hosting duties by the skin of its teeth.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's announcement that he will peel back the shroud of secrecy surrounding appointments to Canada's highest court in favour of a more independent and transparent selection process is a welcome development.
Nobody knows precisely what happened when Abdirahman Abdi died after Ottawa police arrested him.
The International Olympic Committee stopped short this week of imposing a blanket ban on Russian athletes competing in the Rio de Janeiro Games.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should have explained his carbon pricing scheme during last year’s federal election instead of playing chicken with the provinces now.