Politics

This week on The House, Evan Solomon convenes a special panel of premiers to talk about this week's Council of the Federation.

The OPP have cordoned off a Petawawa neighbourhood and deployed their tactical response unit as part of a standoff with an armed man.

Premiers Darrell Pasloski of Yukon, Christy Clark of British Columbia and Nunavut's Peter Tap

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The federal government plans to introduce legislation that would halt the practice of charging fees for paper bills, an issue highlighted by the CRTC's criticism of Canadian telecom companies' pay-to-pay practices.

Drinkers of wine and craft spirits in two provinces will soon be able to order more easily from producers, premiers from B.C.

Every year, the province that hosts the premiers' annual summer meeting has to come up with an original photo op. For this week's meeting in the birthplace of Confederation, officials planned an homage to one of the most famous photos in Canadian political history.

Canada's public sector integrity watchdog and protector of civil service whistleblowers is quitting.

The CCGS Louis S. St-Laurent and the CCGS Terry Fox arrived at the North Pole at 7:26 p.m. Wednesday night. A hockey game quickly ensued.

EU lawmakers are threatening to block a multi-billion dollar trade pact between Canada and the European Union — a bluep

From Syria to Iraq and natural disasters to a deadly virus, 2014 has already been marked by a major surge in humanitarian crises — and there are still four months to go. A UN report released last week says this year has seen a large increase in the number of people needing aid.

Some police academies are using "inaccurate and outdated" material when training staff to work with people with mental health issues, says a report released by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

Canada Post was profitable in the second quarter of 2014 after raising the cost of mailing the letter and seeing a big boost in its parcel business.