Canada voted for a UN resolution this afternoon in support of Palestinians’ right to self-determination. The vote marks a major departure for Canada, which has declined to support substantially the same resolution through 14 consecutive votes since Stephen Harper came to power in 2006. Tuesday’s resolution was opposed by Israel, theRead More →

Rapid technological advances in data collection and analysis are transforming the way spy agencies work, potentially putting civil liberties at risk, an Israeli intelligence expert has warned the Canadian security community. The organizations responsible for keeping people safe must ensure privacy and basic rights are not compromised in the processRead More →

Former cabinet minister John Baird’s external review of the Conservative Party of Canada’s election performance is just one part of what Conservatives are calling a sweeping effort to get at the reasons behind the party’s recent defeat. Within hours of being named chair of the external review, Baird — who served as minister of foreignRead More →

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau plans to hold one-on-one meetings with each of the House of Commons party leaders later this month. The meetings will likely be held the week of Nov. 11, according to a spokesperson in the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO). The scheduling of those meetings is already underway.  Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer,Read More →

Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau today conceded the Conservatives could win Monday’s election — and accused the party of winning support by running one of the “dirtiest, nastiest” election campaigns in Canadian history. Surrounded by 29 Quebec candidates at an event at Montreal’s Botanical Garden Wednesday, Trudeau appealed to Quebecers toRead More →

As part of our federal election coverage, CBC News is assessing the truthfulness and accuracy of statements made by politicians and their parties. The Claim: “Mr. Scheer, you are promising a tax cut of $50,000 for multi-millionaires.” — Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau during this week’s French-language leaders’ debate The Facts:  TheRead More →