Canada's outgoing prisoners' ombudsman says "it's time" for the federal government to move on promised reforms he hopes will dampen a rising wave of violence in the nation's penitentiaries.
The late Mauril Bélanger's private member's bill to make the English lyrics of O Canada gender-neutral has cleared its clause-by-clause review by the Senate social affairs committee. But with the Senate expected to rise for its holiday break Thursday, the final votes to pass the national anthem bill into law will wait until late January at least.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced Friday the creation of a national council for reconciliation to help implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's final recommendations, which were released one-year ago today.
After going weeks without pay and being underpaid for months due to Ottawa's Phoenix pay fiasco, a single mom says now the government won't approve her claim to be reimbursed for interest charges and penalty fees, despite promising to pay back public servants for such costs.
Even though the per-vote subsidy was eliminated under the Conservatives, Canadian taxpayers are still subsidizing political parties to the tune of tens of millions of dollars per year — and that includes the bill for $1,500 tickets for an evening with Trudeau.
A report obtained by CBC News shows that more than 530 Mounties were injured on the job last year while being subjected to assaults and other violent acts. Another 216 injuries were sustained while driving.
THE businesswoman behind the legal bid to stop Brexit being triggered unless there is parliamentary approval yesterday described last week’s Commons vote on the issue as a “red herring”.
BORIS Johnson last night promised to continue speaking with “candour” to Saudi Arabia’s rulers despite recent comments about the regime.
A conservative media outlet is organizing a second anti-carbon tax rally in the province in as many weekends, after a similar rally last weekend drew criticism from across the political spectrum when crowds briefly chanted “lock her up.”
For Syrian refugees George Kasbarsoum and Chama Zakko, their arrival in Montreal has brought both new opportunities and new anxieties.