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Liberals move to delay MAID for people suffering solely from mental illness

The Liberal government is introducing legislation to delay by one year the expansion of the medically assisted death (MAID) law to cover those suffering solely from a mental illness.

As Conservatives push government on bail reforms, Lametti warns there are no easy fixes

Justice Minister David Lametti says the government is considering legislative changes to deal with repeat, violent offenders as the Conservatives push the federal government to toughen bail conditions in certain cases.

Some First Nations leaders criticize probe into national chief's workplace conduct

Some First Nations chiefs are calling for a different type of workplace investigation to probe claims that the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations bullied and harassed staff — while others are urging the national advocacy organization to get back to business.

Veteran broadcaster Tom Clark to be named consul-general in New York: sources

Veteran broadcast journalist Tom Clark has been named Canada's consul-general of New York, sources have told CBC News. The former chief political correspondent for Global News and bureau chief for CTV in China and Washington spent more than four decades working in Canadian journalism.

U.S. rates to keep rising as Federal Reserve says Canadian-style pause could be risky

It's premature to declare victory over inflation, says the U.S. central bank's Jerome Powell, in a move that could force North American interest rates even higher yet.

Power & Politics Video


Power & Politics - 10 videos

  • Duration 8:54

    'I have no interest in watering down what Ontario already has in place': Paul Calandra on LTC standards

    Power and Politics2 days ago
  • Duration 7:46

    Feds welcome new voluntary 'resident-centred standards' for long-term care

    Power and Politics2 days ago
  • Duration 9:59

    Opposition MPs weigh in on government's agenda

    Power and Politics3 days ago
  • Duration 9:04

    'We're putting clear, concrete solutions forward for Canadians': government House leader on 2023 agenda

    Power and Politics3 days ago
  • Duration 10:18

    How do the federal parties stack up as MPs prepare to return to Ottawa?

    Power and Politics6 days ago
  • Duration 8:31

    Opposition MPs respond to Canada's tank commitment to Ukraine

    Power and Politics7 days ago
  • Duration 10:02

    Four Canadian tanks for Ukraine is the 'starting point': defence minister

    Power and Politics7 days ago
  • Duration 6:44

    Canada probably could provide 50 tanks to Ukraine: retired general

    Power and Politics8 days ago
  • Duration 8:50

    U.S., German tanks significantly enhance Ukraine's defence capabilities: ambassador

    Power and Politics8 days ago
  • Duration 9:59

    Feds heading into health-care funding talks 'prepared to invest': Dominic LeBlanc

    Power and Politics8 days ago

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