The Canadian Forces are heading toward another decade of darkness. Former Chief of the Defence Staff Rick Hillier expressed his concerns over the years of budgets cuts under the Chrétien Liberals in the 1990s.
The federal government is spending at least $200,000 to obtain advice from British “deliverology” guru Sir Michael Barber, according to documents that shed more light on the contract with the political consultant.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau joined a unanimous vote in the House of Commons on Tuesday on an opposition motion that urges his government to “respect the custom of regional representation” when it fills a current opening on the Supreme Court. The 270-0 result appears to repudiate Mr.
OTTAWA — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s first months in office were the least productive of any government in the House of Commons in more than two decades, data compiled by the Library of Parliament shows.
A quarter-century ago, when Jennifer Welsh was a young grad student, the United States was the last superpower standing. Francis Fukuyama was proclaiming the end of history, the world was a different and, for many, more hopeful place.
On Tuesday @CdnDemocracy, the “Official Government of Canada Twitter account for Democratic Institutions” tweeted the following, which quotes someone who was presumably at a Thunder Bay town hall on electoral reform: “From #TBay: my ballot right now elects both a local representative a
Donald Trump, who threatens to tear up the North American free-trade agreement if elected president, is rising in the polls, raising questions about the future of Canada’s most important trading relationship.
OTTAWA — It would be a serious mistake for the Liberals to tamper with the security service’s new power to actively disrupt threats to national security, Tory public safety critic Erin O’Toole said Friday as documents surfaced offering a glimpse of the spy agency’s plan to safeguard the pow
The Liberal government has been silent about where in Africa Canada’s soldiers and a cadre of diplomats, aid workers and police officers will be deployed. None of the potential United Nations missions are safe. All are complex. None come with an exit strategy.
There is a planet, considerably closer than Proxima Centauri B, where the spirit of red-shirted, Stephen-Harper-hating partisania lives on, undimmed by last year’s change of power. It is a land that time forgot, mystical and unsullied.
TORONTO — Canada is a “target of direct threats” from Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, al-Qaida and those inspired by their violent rhetoric, the government said Thursday in its latest update on the terrorist threats facing the country.
This article appears in the March print edition alongside the cover story, “Can America Put Itself Back Together?”—a summation of James and Deb Fallows’s 54,000-mile journey around America in a single-engine plane. More dispatches from their ongoing reporting trip can be found here.