If the Harper government wants to trumpet its reputation for fiscal competence in the 2015 election, it had best shore up some optics.
Conservative MPs upset at being muzzled by their own party have been told they can stand up in Parliament and be counted.
You have to give Pembroke city council credit for one thing – no matter how badly a decision they make reflects on them, they can always find a way to put things in a positive light.
In just under a month, British Columbians go to the polls for the 40th time. On May 14, 85 members of the legislature will be chosen.
While in the process of packing his woollies and his wellies for his upcoming adventure in Great Britain, outgoing Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney has again issued warnings to Canadians to get their personal debt in order.
Canada has no Vimy Ridge war veterans left to testify to the horrors they endured. The last one died 10 years ago, passing on the burden of remembrance and duty to honour sacrifice.
Elementary school students and parents will be happy the ban on coaching teams, leading choirs and taking part in all other activities that are an important part of school life has been lifted.
The abrupt announcement last week by former astronaut and current Montreal MP Marc Garneau that he was taking his Liberal leadership quest out of orbit altogether, came as a shock to many.
Among the many unanswered questions about the Liberals’ decision to cancel two natural gas plants leading up to the 2011 Ontario election, a key one involves Premier Kathleen Wynne.
For the first time since the eighth century, the College of Cardinals went outside the comfort zone of Europe to choose its new pontiff and the spiritual leader of the world's 1.2 billion Roman Catholics.
When Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page steps down this month at the end of his five-year mandate, the Harper government had best fill his boots with someone as substantive.
They stand out in any cemetery — not because they’re the biggest or smallest tombstones, although they do range from towering monuments to remarkably modest markers.
Can we talk?
Despite persistent warnings, too many Canadians seem content to believe that Bank of Canada Governor Mark Carney and Finance Minister Jim Flaherty are crying wolf over not-too-distant rises in interest rates.
New and compelling evidence has emerged that the Ugly Canadian is alive and well, found in the snowbird’s natural habitat at this time of year — aloft.
It’s tempting to cheer on NDP Leader Andrea Horwath’s challenge to premier-designate Kathleen Wynne for an immediate public inquiry into the Liberals’ dodgy pre-election cancellation of two gas-powered generating plants.
Friday is Feb. 1, and we know what that means: No, not the groundhog thing, rather it kicks off Heart and Stroke Month in Canada.
The millstone that weighs down First Nations, that anchors them to a repressive past and chains them to a life of dependency, is the Indian Act.
Same church, different pew. Only this time, it’s even harder to have faith the federal government can be trusted to safeguard our confidential personal information.