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.
Senator Patrick Brazeau, in an interview with CBC Radio's The House, says the Senate gave him the green light to claim expenses for his secondary residence in Ottawa in an email dated March 8, 2011 — the same $48,000 expenses a Senate report says he has to pay back.
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.
Canada's space ambassador, Chris Hadfield, is still readapting to life on this planet after spending 146 days in zero gravity as commander of the International Space Station. For now, though, he's taking his homecoming one step at a time.
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.
With his team down 2-0 in their Eastern Conference semifinal against Pittsburgh, talented Senators forward Jason Spezza revealed after practice Saturday that he expects to play in Game 3 Sunday nigtht (CBC, CBCSports, 7:30 p.m. ET).