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 revelation that Hollywood celebrity Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy as a preventative measure against cancer stoked heated discussion this past week, but one prominent cancer researcher says it demonstrates the need to make genetic testing available to all Canadians.
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.
Senator Mike Duffy's expenses may get a second review by independent auditors following media reports regarding expenses he claimed while campaigning for Conservative candidates during the last election.
A $90,000 'gift' from Stephen Harper's chief of staff to Mike Duffy didn't fix the political problem over the senator's questionable expenses, Chris Hall writes. It just made matters worse and opens the door to questions about prime ministerial accountability.
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.
The Senators were hungry to tie up the series against the Penguins in Game 2 and hockey fans were tweeting along with the action. Ottawa put up a valiant effort but ultimately fell 4-3 to Pittsburgh. Here are some of the best tweets from Friday night's matchup.