Politics

While announcing planned changes to Canada's gun laws last week, Public Safety Minister Steven Blaney told a Powassan, Ont. crowd that "to possess a firearm is a right, and it's a right that comes with responsibilities." The Canadian Press put Blaney's statement to its Baloney Meter test.

The Law Society of British Columbia will not pursue an investigation into the conduct of Benjamin Perrin, the prime minister’s former legal counsel, in the Duffy-Wright affair, CBC News has learned.

The byelection hasn't been called yet, but the campaign to fill the late Jim Flaherty's House of Commons seat is about to become a two-woman race.

A Windsor, Ont., MP plans to introduce a private members' bill designed to reduce the threat of Asian carp in the Great Lakes.

A Twitter account that alerts Wikipedia edits made from parliamentary computers has been seen as shining a light on furtive attempts by political staffers to burnish the online images of their bosses — or tarnish those of their opponents. But a little image-management is not necessarily nefarious, writes Kady O'Malley.

Retired lieutenant-general Charles Bouchard, former commander of the NATO-led mission in Libya, told CBC News he had hoped more would have been done to support the Libyan people in their transi

The Canadian military is looking for an air defence system to protect its VIP aircraft, including the one used by Prime Minister Stephen Harper, from surface-to-air missiles.

A Chinese corruption probe into state-run China National Petroleum Corp. has reached into Canada and is threatening its purchase here of the Dover oilsands.

Canada's Transport Minister Lisa Raitt and Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder are in Windsor, Ont., today and expected to announce the formation of a U.S.-Canadian panel to oversee plans for a new bridge between Detroit and the southwestern Ontario city.

A "highly sophisticated Chinese state-sponsored actor" recently managed to hack into the computer systems at Canada’s National Research Council, confirms the country's chief information officer, Corinne Charette.

A group of Canadian MPs and a senator are headed to Israel for what's being billed as a so

A spokesman for Prime Minister Stephen Harper dismisses accusations from the opposition parties and others that the government is erasing the late feminist icon Thérèse Casgrain from Canada's public history.

The Canadian Embassy in Tripoli has suspended operations and staff members have been withdrawn from Libya, the Canadian government said today, citing the "unpredictable security environment

The vast majority of First Nations chiefs and band councils have yet to post online their financial statements, including the salaries and expenses of their chiefs and councillors, under new transparency rules passed by the federal