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In his new book, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh alleges that he was sexually abused as a child. He speaks to Anna Maria Tremonti about the abuse, and why he hopes his revelation will help other survivors.
Elizabeth May and her partner, John Kidder, are getting married today in Victoria. The couple is trying to make the wedding a low-carbon event.
CRA commissioner Bob Hamilton last fall approved the writeoff of a huge tax debt of $133 million owed by one taxpayer, though the agency won't say whether it was an individual or firm. A spokesperson acknowledges writeoffs of that magnitude "are not common."
The 2019 federal election campaign is already underway. The CBC News Canada Votes newsletter is your weekly tip-sheet as we count down to Oct. 21.
A comedian whose only political experience consists of playing a president on TV appeared poised to reprise the role in real life when an exit poll showed him winning Ukraine's presidential runoff Sunday in a landslide.
The federal government's latest proposed measures to protect pensions don't actually accomplish much, according to pensioner groups disappointed with the policy outlined in the Trudeau government's omnibus budget bill.
Federal governments that trail in the polls this far out from an election struggle to stay in power.
With images of Notre-Dame Cathedral engulfed in flames still fresh in people’s minds, officials in Ottawa are assuring Canadians a plan is in place to protect one of this country’s most famous landmarks from a similar tragedy.
Canada's border agency is about to shake up the way it tracks sex and gender information — which could lead to some awkward conversations with Washington.
The Ontario NDP wants Canada’s federal elections watchdog to look into whether Ontario Premier Doug Ford is violating federal election advertising rules with his anti-carbon tax sticker campaign.
The case for ratifying the revised North American trade agreement got a boost Thursday with the release of a new analysis by the U.S. International Trade Commission that predicted economic gains for all three partners if its changes are implemented.
Michael Wernick retires as Canada's top civil servant today, weeks after being thrust into the centre of a political firestorm over the SNC-Lavalin affair.
On the latest episode of The Pollcast, the CBC's Kerry Campbell breaks down next week's vote in Prince Edward Island.
Earlier this week, the Finance Department quietly added $110 million worth of products and businesses to its list of exemptions from Canada's retaliatory tariffs on U.S. imports. While this relief protects jobs, it undermines pressure the Trudeau government wants to keep on the Trump administration.
The federal government will make a final decision on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project by June 18 — missing the original 90-day deadline set by the National Energy Board.
The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) is gearing up for a new experiment in democracy. Beginning June 23, it will be providing an independent costing service to political parties that want to attach a reliable price tag to their election promises - but the exercise comes with considerable political risks.
If not for Alberta's first NDP premier, Justin Trudeau likely would have had an even harder time crafting a national climate plan. If not for Rachel Notley, Ottawa also might not own a pipeline right now. At the very least, the prime minister would have had a much harder time justifying his support for that pipeline's expansion.
The Supreme Court of Canada has ruled that sexually explicit online messages exchanged with a minor are not private and can be used in undercover police operations without a warrant.
The country’s soon-to-be-former top bureaucrat may have given lawyers for Vice-Admiral Mark Norman an opening to scrub away some of the black ink covering up federal documents submitted to the court as part of his breach of trust case.