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Ferguson aftermath: Protests in Toronto, Ottawa spark debate
A suggestion that white and non-black protesters limit their visibility and "stand behind black folks" at protests Tuesday in Ottawa and Toronto against the fatal shooting of a black teen in Ferguson, Mo., has sparked a heated debate on social media.
Auditor general report findings downplayed by Stephen Harper
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has downplayed concerns over the contents of today's auditor general report, which includes a chapter on whether Veterans Affairs Canada provided ex-soldiers with timely access to mental health services and benefits. CBCNews.
Democrats: Vote or we’ll kick your ass
The New York State Democratic Committee is bullying people into voting next week with intimidating letters warning that it can easily find out which slackers fail to cast a ballot next Tuesday.
Dean Del Mastro found guilty in election spending case
A judge has found Peterborough, Ont., MP Dean Del Mastro is guilty of spending too much in the 2008 federal election and falsifying a document to cover it up. Del Mastro now faces the prospect of losing his seat in the House of Commons.
Vote proves PCs still know how to win, Wildrose doesn’t | video
The PCs call four byelections and win them all; the very thought would have seemed absurd only a few months ago.
But they did it. Full credit has to go to Premier Jim Prentice, who has revived the PC brand to a level few thought would ever be attained ag
Toronto election: John Tory elected mayor
John Tory has won the election to be Toronto's next mayor — ending the often gruelling, hotly contested race for the city's top job and the tenure of outgoing Rob Ford.
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.
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