Politics

Soldier's widow angry at Trump, defends Congress member's account of condolence call

The pregnant widow of a fallen U.S. soldier whose combat death led to a political fight between Donald Trump and a Florida representative says the phone call from the...

U.S. not 'dictatorship,' time for Congress to commit on NAFTA: Liberal MP

Donald Trump needs to butt out as a hovering presence over the North American Free Trade Agreement talks and U.S. lawmakers must come clean about what they really think...

Environment Canada scales back Arctic climate measurements due to short staffing

Canada’s northernmost federal weather and research station is scaling back some environmental measurements and may suspend others for six months due to a staff shortage, CBC News has learned....

Canadian consumers are paying the price for Ottawa's aerospace subsidies

Ottawa justifies its actions citing the national interest; subsidy-backed growth – we are told – benefits all Canadians. Unless of course, other countries follow suit. That’s when our politicians...

Canadian interest rates must be just right for a Goldilocks economy: Don Pittis

Canada’s economy is not too hot and not too cold, which means the Bank of Canada is unlikely to adjust the temperature with an interest rate hike this week....

Concussions a common enemy for Olympic athletes

In the absence of reliable official data on concussions suffered by Canada’s Olympic athletes, CBC Sports conducted its own research and found that a third of the country’s 2018...

Murder trial to finally shed light on Laura Babcock mystery

The long-awaited trial of the two men accused of murdering Laura Babcock is expected to answer many questions, beginning with the most basic — what happened to her? Source:...

New Arctic coast highway opens up remote Tuktoyaktuk

By mid-November, a 137 km all-season road will permanently connect Tuktoyaktuk to Inuvik, opening up the isolated hamlet in a way it never has been before. Source: CBC Feeds...

DND sex assault conviction rate lower than civilian courts

The military’s rate of conviction in cases of sexual assault is well below the civilian system, despite a high-profile campaign to root out abuse and misconduct. Roughly 23 per...

4 parties vying for federal byelection win in battleground Quebec

The Conservatives, New Democrats, Liberals and Bloc Québécois are all hoping for a strong performance in the Lac-Saint-Jean byelection on Monday, as voters cast their ballots in two ridings...