The Liberal government's budget bill is facing sustained resistance in the Red Chamber from all sides, with a cross-partisan group of senators taking issue with provisions that would automatically raise taxes on alcohol each year in Canada.
Plans to bring most of Canada's new trade deal with the European Union into effect by July 1 may be unravelling due to a new dispute over who gets to import EU cheese.
A Senate committee has laid out 50 recommendations aimed at unclogging courts across Canada and ensuring accused criminals don't elude justice due to lengthy trial delays.
As parliamentarians prepare for the summer break and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer settles into his new job, polls suggest the Liberals were still leading their rivals in the last quarter, halting a steep decline in support suffered earlier this year.
In a sign that Independent senators are continuing to assert that independence, some in the Red Chamber are attempting to force the government to split off the infrastructure bank from the budget implementation bill, threatening to delay not only the creation of the bank but the government’s budget plans.
Naval officer Laura Nash claims she was told she had too many "family issues" and was given a choice between her career and her child — a choice that led to depression, an impending medical release from the military and an uncertain future.
Finance Minister Bill Morneau has warned his British counterpart that Canada does not have the ability to exchange information on the real owners of corporations operating in offshore tax havens because of weak laws and split jurisdictions with the provinces. Critics say Canada has become a global laggard in this area,
Liberal MP Arnold Chan, who has been battling cancer, made an emotional address to MPs on Monday, calling on his colleagues to elevate their behaviour and listen to each other and asking Canadians to cherish their democracy.
As the federal government seeks more time to remove gender-based discrimination from the Indian Act, some First Nations women say they’ve waited long enough.
Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says Ottawa is considering a NATO request to send police trainers to Afghanistan, but he says Canada's military focus remains in Iraq.