OTTAWA—The Conservatives are proposing legislation aimed at ensuring disabled Canadians don't wind up losing their disability benefits when they get a job, earn a raise, or work longer hours.
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OTTAWA—Conservative leader Andrew Scheer promised an independent, third-party investigation of the Rick Dykstra controversy yesterday as his own caucus members wondered aloud how the Ontario MP was allowed to run in 2015 despite facing serious allegations of sexual assault.
OTTAWA—Kent Hehr has resigned from the federal cabinet after the sport and disabilities minister was accused of making inappropriate sexual remarks while a provincial politician.
The allegation, which stems from his time as an Alberta MLA a decade ago, first was levelled against Hehr on social media late Wednesday.
OTTAWA—Canadians will send 100,000 elephants worth of wrapping paper to the dump this year and Christmas presents are a big culprit.
OTTAWA—Some families seeking foreign caregivers to look after their children or family members with a disability will be exempt from paying a $1,000 application fee.
The federal government published new regulations around hiring foreign caregivers yesterday, following through on a budget promise to change a system many felt placed an unfair burden on lower income families.
OTTAWA—A year after Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election, it's not just the pollsters and pundits continuing to mull over whether a similar populist upheaval could ever take root in Canada.
Federal political leaders also are reading the tea leaves to see what could be brewing for them.
OTTAWA—Three Conservative MPs who sought the party's leadership earlier this year are bracing for a fight to represent the party at all come the 2019 election.
Kellie Leitch, Brad Trost, and Deepak Obhrai are among several sitting MPs facing nomination challenges for the next federal vote.
OTTAWA—Fewer asylum-seekers who entered Canada illegally this year are being granted refugee status.
As of the end of November, the Immigration and Refugee Board says 16,522 asylum claims were received from people who have crossed the border illegally and 2,198 of those have been completed.
OTTAWA—Foreign Affairs minister Chrystia Freeland added her voice to a chorus of global leaders appealing for calm in the Middle East yesterday in the wake of the Trump administration's move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
OTTAWA—A Liberal member of Parliament from Quebec says a Conservative MP made comments towards her that were “humiliating" and "sexual in nature” during an event back in May.