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Tue, 7 Oct 2008 17:35:37 +0000More than 230 academic economists have signed an open letter to the leaders of Canada's federal political parties, urging them to acknowledge that putting a price on carbon is "the best approach" to combatting climate change.
Thu, 25 Sep 2008 13:15:28 +0000A West Virginia man who police said passed gas and fanned it toward a patrolman has been charged with battery on a police officer. ... "The gas was very odorous and created contact of an insulting or provoking nature with Patrolman Parsons," the com
Thu, 18 Sep 2008 12:31:04 +0000Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz must resign following jokes he made about the listeriosis outbreak, the opposition said Wednesday night, including a quip that he hoped one PEI listeriosis-related death was that of an opposition MP.
Wed, 10 Sep 2008 17:28:29 +0000Newfoundland and Labrador Premier Danny Williams said Wednesday that even another minority Conservative government would be ruinous for Canadians.
Thu, 14 Aug 2008 17:54:58 +0000Eleven Conservative officials, including several senior campaign strategists, failed to make their scheduled appearances on Wednesday before the parliamentary committee probing the party's financing of the last federal election.
Fri, 8 Aug 2008 12:50:56 +0000Dozens of nursing mothers crowded into a downtown Vancouver H&M clothing store over the lunch hour on Thursday to protest the way the chain treated a breastfeeding mother last weekend.
Thu, 7 Aug 2008 15:28:00 +0000A Commons committee is serving an extraordinary 31 summonses to unwilling witnesses it wants to testify at a probe into the Conservative "in-and-out" advertising scheme.
Thu, 7 Aug 2008 15:24:22 +0000The CRTC has endorsed third-party websites such as iOptOut.ca to block unwanted phone calls, despite the objections of telemarketers.
Tue, 5 Aug 2008 01:27:13 +0000The Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission's announcement last week that the national do-not-call registry (DNC) will be operational by Sept. 30 generated a collective sigh of relief from Canadians tired of unwanted telemarketing call
Tue, 5 Aug 2008 01:24:23 +0000An apology from Prime Minister Stephen Harper Sunday for the 1914 Komagata Maru incident in which hundreds of Indians seeking a better life in Canada were turned away has failed to win over Sikh community members.
Fri, 18 Jul 2008 13:10:16 +0000The Conservative Party of Canada, starting with its leader the prime minister, should find the decency to knock off their scurrilous assault on the integrity of Elections Canada and its commissioner, Marc Mayrand.
Wed, 16 Jul 2008 13:47:46 +0000Edward Greenspan responds to the protests against Dr. Henry Morgentaler being awarded the Order of Canada.
Wed, 16 Jul 2008 13:08:14 +0000The hundreds of millions of dollars promised this week to Nova Scotia failed to ease the tense standoff between Independent MP Bill Casey and Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
Tue, 15 Jul 2008 16:54:38 +0000Chief Electoral Officer Marc Mayrand plans to tell MPs on Tuesday why he rejected $1.3 million in campaign advertising expenses from Conservative candidates in 2006, and then asked the federal election commissioner for an investigation.
Mon, 7 Jul 2008 16:59:23 +0000Opposition MPs fear the [Stephen] Harper government is preparing to cut off parliamentary business for the summer rather than endure an inquiry into allegations of election spending fraud by the Conservative party.
Wed, 18 Jun 2008 13:35:17 +0000Vic Toews, a Manitoba Conservative MP and the president of the Treasury Board, yelled "she's a disgrace" during question period as a Liberal MP, Martha Hall Findlay, was calling on the government to acknowledge Ms.
Thu, 12 Jun 2008 17:18:17 +0000The government is ready to introduce controversial new copyright legislation that experts believe will introduce harsh new restrictions on downloading, copying songs to CDs and music players, unlocking cellphones and time-shifting of television shows.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 14:48:29 +0000A former premier famously stated of his longevity and electoral success that "bland works." While Bill Davis may officially be John Tory's mentor, it seems it is Dalton McGuinty who has taken this advice to heart.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 14:44:15 +0000A House of Commons committee opens hearings Tuesday into whether there was a breach of national security in the Maxime Bernier affair, but MPs won't be hearing from the prime minister or the disgraced former foreign minister.
Fri, 6 Jun 2008 13:15:50 +0000United States immigration officials who detained Canadian engineer Maher Arar in 2002 concluded his deportation to Syria would "more likely than not result in his torture," but removed him anyway -- despite receiving "ambiguous" assurances of his safety,
Wed, 4 Jun 2008 14:49:45 +0000Angry General Motors employees gathered outside the company's Canadian head office early Wednesday morning, saying they wouldn't leave until the company agrees to keep its truck assembly plant in Oshawa, Ont. open.
Tue, 3 Jun 2008 13:16:38 +0000Dr. Sheela Basrur, who became a trusted source of information through the SARS crisis in Toronto in 2003 as the medical officer of health for the City of Toronto, has died, according to a spokesperson for the family. She was 51.
Mon, 2 Jun 2008 17:07:29 +0000The premiers of Ontario and Quebec say the relationship between the two provinces is the cornerstone of Confederation, and to prove it they're holding the first ever joint cabinet meeting between the two provinces on Monday to announce a carbon cap-and-tr
Mon, 2 Jun 2008 17:03:56 +0000Former NDP leader Alexa McDonough confirmed Monday she is leaving federal politics, almost 30 years after she entered the public arena.
Thu, 29 May 2008 12:50:10 +0000Today, at his official portrait unveiling, [former Canadian Prime Minister Joe] Clark didn't disappoint.