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Partisan attack ads: No Copyright Act changes in budget bill
There's one key item missing from the mammoth omnibus budget bill introduced by the government earlier this week: A controversial proposal that had reportedly been in the works to amend the Copyright Act to give a politician or party the power to use vide
Arctic warship order to be trimmed in shipbuilding plan
The federal government is trimming its expected order of Arctic patrol ships and evaluating a set of unsolicited proposals to convert civilian cargo ships for use by the Royal Canadian Navy, The Canadian Press has learned.
Conservatives' copyright law changes could backfire
By now, even the most determinedly optimistic Conservative Party strategist has grudgingly accepted that their relentless efforts to turn Justin Trudeau's leadership into a Reefer Madness reboot has fizzled. But will a plan to exempt political parties fro
Assisted suicide: Where do Canada and other countries stand'
The debate on medically assisted death will be front and centre again this week as the Supreme Court of Canada hears arguments Wednesday in a case that could make the practice legal on a federal level mere months after Quebec adopted its own law allowing
ISIS mission: MPs approve air combat role
A divided House of Commons voted Tuesday in favour of sending Canadian aircraft and personnel to join coalition airstrikes in Iraq against Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets.
Stephen Harper gives pricey free ride home to European leaders
CBC News has learned Prime Minister Stephen Harper gave visiting European delegates a free flight home to Brussels last week, after adding a Toronto reception to their schedule that made it impossible for the visitors to make a planned commercial flight h
Trudeau still not talking terror case
OTTAWA - Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau still won't say if his defence of Canadian citizenship would apply to Hiva Alizadeh, a dual citizen convicted on terrorism charges this week.
Petro Poroshenko: 'I am thankful to Canada'
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he's thankful to Canada for its support as Ukraine edges closer to the West. Poroshenko is on an official visit to Canada and spoke to Parliament.
Sun News : Trudeau blasted over citizenship comments
Immigration and Citizenship Minister Chris Alexander blasted Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau for saying Canadians with dual citizenship should not be stripped of their citizenship if they go overseas to fight with ISIS.
Doug Ford Intends To Join Mayoral Race, Rob Ford Drops Out
Rob Ford has withdrawn from the Toronto Mayoral race, but his brother Doug Ford intends to take his place, according to multiple reports.
According to Now Magazine's Jonathan Goldsbie, Ford spokesman Jeff Silverstein attempted to file paperwork to...
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