Political observers in Alberta are calling it remarkable and opposition politicians are wondering what hit them after Ed Stelmach guided his Conservative party Monday to one of its biggest majorities ever.
All charges against a Nova Scotia woman in the Royal Canadian Navy who is fighting cancer, and who was charged with being absent without leave and facing a court martial have been dropped, the woman and her lawyer say.
The NDP is calling for an independent investigation into the $90,000 Nigel Wright, Prime Minister Stephen Harper's chief of staff, gave Conservative Senator Mike Duffy as a gift to repay his ineligible expenses.
Senator Pamela Wallin says she is recusing herself from the Conservative caucus while her travel expense claims are under scrutiny. Wallin's departure comes one day after Senator Mike Duffy left the Tory caucus amid controversy over his expense claims.
First Nations' schools have lower quality teaching, an inferior curriculum and fail to provide proper services for children with special needs — and without further investment these problems could worsen with an expected population spike on reserves, a new federal report warns.
While Chris Hadfield was returning from the International Space Station on Monday night, another Canadian astronaut was offering his own unique play-by-play of the action as the Soyuz capsule plunged to Earth.
Unloved in the best of times, the Internal Revenue Service will have to scramble to convince U.S. lawmakers and the public that its intentions were pure, not partisan, when it subjected groups affiliated with the Tea Party movement and other conservative causes to special scrutiny.