OTTAWA—The Conservative opposition forced the Liberals onto the defensive yesterday as the governing party watched one of their own abruptly cross the floor to join the chorus of Tories declaring this was the prime minister's “summer of failures.”
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OTTAWA — Provinces that don't get on board with the federal Liberals' plan to deal with climate change, including putting a price on pollution, will forfeit their share of a $2-billion federal fund, Environment minister Catherine McKenna said.
OTTAWA—A new plan to help low-income Canadians will set a lofty goal of lifting more than two million people past the poverty line over the next 12 years, says a source familiar with the federal government's long-awaited strategy.
If the federal government meets the ambitious target, it would push poverty rates in Canada to historic lows.
OTTAWA—The federal Liberal government wants to establish a holiday to acknowledge the dark legacy of Canada's residential school system, and plans to use an opposition bill to make it happen.
OTTAWA—The Trudeau Liberals are offering indigenous communities $30 million in prize money as part of a contest that could end up rewriting the rules about how the federal government funds badly-needed housing on-reserve.
Key to the contest is to draw in private-sector builders to help finance the construction and repairing of homes in First Nations, Inuit, and Métis communities.
OTTAWA—The number of sexual assaults reported to police is on the rise while the ones deemed “unfounded” by officers is on the decline in the wake of the #MeToo movement, according to a new statistical look at crime in Canada.
OTTAWA—Thousands of indigenous families living on-reserve will miss out on a boost to the federal Liberals' signature child benefit that government MPs planned to tout at dozens of events today.
OTTAWA—Sunny ways? Not so much at Sir Wilfrid Laurier's historic home.
The small structure north of Montreal has seen a sharp decline in attendance—to 623 visitors in 2016 from about 2,600 in 2011.
OTTAWA—An estimated 776,000 Canadian children live in areas of the country parched of available daycare spaces, suggests a new report that outlines the statistical flip side of high child-care costs in some parts of the country.
OTTAWA—A United Nations' housing watchdog is taking the Liberals to task over what she sees as the government's about-face on a promise to put a human rights lens on its housing strategy.