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.
Afghanistan's president said Wednesday he will not pursue peace talks with the Taliban unless the United States steps out of the negotiations, while also insisting the militant group stop its violent attacks on the ground.
Less than a week after Tories attacked NDP Leader Tom Mulcair for failing to stop for the RCMP on Parliament Hill, Conservative MP Eve Adams was caught and fined by security for reportedly talking on her cellphone as she drove through a checkpoint.
A flurry of sudden deal-making has sprung MPs from a grumpy House of Commons a few days early. Kady O'Malley's final "people's caucus" of the spring sitting follows the three parties' final news conferences before summer break.
The NDP and Liberals held their final caucus meetings today before the summer break and Conservative House leader Peter Van Loan is holding a news conference to highlight what got accomplished in the last few months.
Bob Rae, who has represented the Toronto Centre riding for the Liberals since 2008, is stepping down as a Member of Parliament to devote more time to his work as a negotiator for First Nations in Northern Ontario.
Country singer Slim Whitman, the high-pitched yodeler who sold millions of records through ever-present TV ads in the 1980s and 1990s and whose song saved the world in the film comedy Mars Attacks!, died Wednesday at a Florida hospital. He was 90.
Treasury Board President Tony Clement is touting the federal government's revamped data portal as a "new natural resource." But that online window for previously published data arrives at the same time the government faces controversy over just how open it really is.
Market watchers and the financial community will keep a close eye on Stephen Poloz at a speech in Burlington, Ont., on Wednesday, the central bank governor's first public speech since ascending to the top job at the Bank of Canada earlier this month.
Boston goalie Tuukka Rask hasn't allowed a goal in 186 minutes on home ice, and Chicago needs to break through fast, whether Marian Hossa is in the lineup or not for Game 4 on Wednesday night (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7:30 p.m. ET).
Ahead of Game 4 of the Stanley Cup final (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 7:30 p.m. ET), Bryan Bickell explains how Mario Kart has kept the Blackhawks focused, the Senators' new partnership inspires some jersey whimsy, and Joe Sakic says he's not interested in Seth Jones.