Politics

MPs are putting their thoughts on Canada's response to the conflict in Iraq on the official parliamentary record during an emergency debate in the House tonight.

A non-profit group advocating for Canadians in poverty says it has decided to forgo the tax benefits of being a charity so that they can continue to speak out "to serve the public interest."

A Canadian soldier involved in a 40-hour standoff with police in late August committed suicide last week, CBC News has learned.

Jim Prentice, newly sworn in as Alberta's premier, said the cabinet's first decision will be to sell the government's fleet of aircraft.

Nathan Jacobson, a prominent businessman and former Conservative Party fundraiser with deep ties to Toronto and Winnipeg, says he's returning to Canada after a U.S. court cleared dozens of charges against him on Monday.

Canada's broadcast regulator is debating the future of television at a series of hearings in Gatineau, Que.

A lawyer for Mike Duffy says his trial won't be run as a "personal or political vendetta," but didn't rule out calling Prime Minister Stephen Harper as a witness.

Canada is donating $2.5 million worth of the specialized medical gear used to protect health-care workers who are treating Ebola patients in West Africa, the federal government announced late Monday.

Alberta's opposition parties are not impressed with Premier Jim Prentice's smaller cabinet announced Monday.

The federal government has tabled a plan to address violence against aboriginal women and girls, says Minister for Status of Women Kellie Leitch as MPs return to Parliament.

Canada's election watchdog will officially make the move to the Public Prosecution Service of Canada on Oct.

A newly released government study suggests newcomers to the country have misgivings about Express Entry, the government's new immigration system, set to come into effect on Jan. 1, 2015.

MPs returned to Parliament Hill today with a lot of House cleaning to do.

MPs are back in Ottawa today, but Canadians expecting to see the party leaders facing off every day in question period may be disappointed.

By this time next year, at the latest, the next federal campaign will be underway.

The federal health minister says Canada needs to do better when it comes to elderly and palliative care. Rona Ambrose sat down with CBC News for an exclusive interview.

Non-profit groups are turning to crowdfunding in a desperate bid to save data from extinction after the federal government cut off the t

When Toronto Mayor Rob Ford’s doctor released the details of his abdominal tumour, it brought into focus the issue of how much medical information politicians should be required to disclose.