Max Paris

Senior Producer

Max Paris is a senior producer with CBC News based in Ottawa.

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Fatal Cyclone crash just the latest tragedy in tortured saga of Canada's military helicopters

The Canadian military's last ship-borne choppers lasted over half a century. But a false start on replacing the Sea Kings meant the Canadian Forces had to wait 25 years to acquire the Cyclone CH-148s — which now face questions after a fatal crash.

'This is what buoys this town': B.C.'s small pot farmers fight for space in legal market

The legalization of marijuana in Canada threatens the livelihoods of thousands of people in B.C.'s Kootenay region, where small-scale cannabis operations account for an estimated 15 to 30 per cent of the local economy.

Compassionate care leave to expand up to 26 weeks starting Jan. 3

The Trudeau government is following through on a Conservative plan to extend compassionate care leave from six to 26 weeks on Jan. 3 and it plans to expand the number of people who can take advantage of the enriched employment insurance plan later in the year.

RCMP says 7 of 10 female aboriginal homicides committed by aboriginal offenders

Seventy per cent of the solved murders of aboriginal women were committed by people of aboriginal descent, RCMP Commissioner Bob Paulson says in a letter to Grand Chief Bernice Martial of the Treaty Number 6 Nations.

Missing and murdered aboriginal women inquiry a must, report says

Contrary to government assertions, violence against indigenous women and girls is a sociological phenomenon and, while it has been studied, many recommendations haven't been implemented, claims a new report on the issue of murdered and missing aboriginal women.

Amal Clooney wants Stephen Harper to 'pick up phone' to free Mohamed Fahmy

Amal Clooney, lawyer for Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, expressed frustration today over Canada's "sheepish" effort to free her client from his Cairo nightmare.

Stephen Harper, Mohamed Fahmy and the unmade phone call

The opposition continues to hammer away at the prime minister over his apparent indifference to the plight of Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy, who is on trial in Egypt. But others aren't so sure Stephen Harper is really that disengaged.

Arctic mapping problems 'disappointing,' say opposition MPs

Opposition MPs say the lack of marine charts, navigation aids and ice-breaking services for the environmentally sensitive Arctic, revealed Tuesday in an audit by Environment Commissioner Julie Gelfand, are disappointing and a significant worry for those who study the North.

Thomas Mulcair says NDP ready to form truly progressive government

NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair laid out his strategy for the new sitting of Parliament in his speech to his MPs today at their annual caucus meeting on Edmonton.

Franklin ship searchers recall 'Stanley Cup' moment of their discovery

Word that one of Sir John Franklin's ill-fated ships had been found came in an email to Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq Sunday night. But the dramatic final steps to that discovery began a week earlier. Searchers described the moment in a briefing Wednesday.