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Scarborough Southwest’s Dan Harris owes taxpayers $141,467
A Scarborough MP says a ruling he owes Canadian taxpayers $141,467 shows a House of Commons board acted as “a kangaroo court.”
Dan Harris is one of 68 New Democrats MPs ordered by the Board of Internal Economy last year to pay back a total of $2.7 mill
Flora MacDonald, longtime politician, dead at 89
Longtime Canadian politician Flora MacDonald has died at age 89. Born in Nova Scotia, she worked for many Conservative governments during a long political career, which included becoming Canada's first female foreign affairs minister.
Sanders Surges, Clinton Sags in U.S. Favorability
Bernie Sanders' favorable rating from the U.S. public has doubled since March, rising to 24% from 12%, while Hillary Clinton's rating has slipped five percentage points since April. She now tilts negative, 48% vs. 43%.
Tories take huge lead in latest poll
Stephen Harper's Conservatives have vaulted to a huge lead in voter support thanks, largely, to the distribution of $3-billion worth of benefit cheques to parents earlier this week, a new poll says.
3 things to know about the UCCB payments' impact
The federal government says this week's child-care lump-sum payouts will help families and stimulate the economy without negatively affecting the projected budget surplus. Here's a closer look at the impact of the increased UCCB payments.
Iran nuclear deal: 'Historic' agreement reached in Vienna
World powers and Iran struck a landmark deal Tuesday to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. "This deal offers an opportunity to move in a new direction," President Barack Obama said.
Why Canada has fallen so far behind on public transit
Inadequate public transit has become as Canadian as maple syrup, and cities are struggling to find affordable solutions. The problem? Too much political wrangling and an outdated approach to new infrastructure projects.
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