OTTAWA—The Justice Department is asking Canadians to think beyond their preconceived notions about crimes—and the people who commit them—as the Liberal government readies long-promised reforms to the criminal justice system.
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OGDENSBURG, N.Y.—Crow Smith greets the deliveryman there to unload a pile of packages from his truck.
The parcels and padded envelopes, many likely to contain holiday gifts, are loaded onto a trolley and rolled to the front of the warehouse.
Ottawa is coming under fresh pressure to find a way to save the ailing Canadian newspaper industry, although the Liberals remain steadfast in their argument that the solution lies in the transition to digital platforms and more viable business models.
OTTAWA—Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should not be the only one to say sorry for state-sanctioned discrimination against LGBTQ people, say advocates who long have demanded the federal government apologize for years of persecution.
OTTAWA—As Liberal MPs spend this week in their ridings, they are tasked with reminding Canadians what they have done since the last election as they start boosting their efforts to convince voters they deserve to stay.
OTTAWA—The Liberal government has been fielding a lot of complaints about controversial proposed tax reforms—and now the premiers are poised for their turn as they gather in Ottawa to meet Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
OTTAWA—The Liberal government will go ahead with controversial tax reforms despite clear new evidence the economy is rebounding, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said today.
The Finance Department said the federal government ran a smaller deficit than the $23 billion that was forecast in the spring budget, ending the 2016-17 fiscal year with an actual deficit of $17.8 billion.
OTTAWA—The Liberal government is heading into the second half of its mandate with a number of big legislative priorities it is eager to move through Parliament.
And the Liberals are ready to curtail debate if they think the opposition parties are dragging their feet—especially since the will of the increasingly-independent Senate is becoming harder to predict.
OTTAWA—Judy Foote resigned from the federal cabinet today and announced she'll step down as a Liberal MP shortly after Parliament resumes next month.
The Newfoundland and Labrador MP has been on an indefinite leave of absence from the Public Works and Government Services Department since April due to family health issues.
OTTAWA—The Justice Department wants to know what Canadians think of changing some of the former Conservative government's controversial tough-on-crime sentencing legacy—including mandatory minimum penalties—before the Liberals bring in their promised reforms.