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Edmund Metatawabin, 66, a survivor of St. Anne's residential school in Fort Albany, Ont., is seen outside Osgoode Hall in Toronto on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.
Minister of Industry James Moore responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Tuesday June 17, 2014 in Ottawa.
The Conservative government has stepped up its scrutiny of the political activities of charities, adding fresh money for more audits, and casting its net well beyond the environmental groups that have opposed its energy policies.
Two contradictory portraits of prostitution emerged during this week's parliamentary hearings - one, empowered women free to choose to sell their bodies for sex; the other, victims of abuse in need of rescue.
On April 30th, police executed search warrants on three homes; one located in the 500 block of 25 Avenue S.W., one in the 100 block of Deerfield Terrace S.E and one in the 8800 block of Horton Road S.W. They also searched two vehicles.
Authorities in southern Mexico say a cargo train derailed without causing any injuries to about 1,300 Central American migrants who had jammed onto the freight cars on their way north toward the United States.
Six CF-18 Hornets from 425 Tactical Fighter Squadron take off from Bagotville, Que., on April 29, 2014 to fly to Romania as part of Canada's contribution to NATO's reassurance measures in order to promote security and stability in Eastern and Central Europe.
Officials from six western provinces and territories, including three premiers, meet today to discuss domestic trade, labour mobility and the plight of northern communities in the face of a Canadian oil boom.
A former sex worker whose gang rape was used by a Conservative MP to make a convoluted defence of his government's prostitution bill has told the politician there is no need to apologize, even though critics have lambasted his words as offensive.
Torstar Corp. is restructuring the group that owns the Toronto Star and free daily Metro papers, drawing the publications closer together while splitting executive responsibility for print and digital operations.
Toronto Mayor Rob Ford leaves his office at city hall to take part in a vote on Wednesday July 9, 2014.
Rosemary Barton, who first started covering politics at Quebec's national assembly, reports on Parliament Hill for CBC News Network and is a regular contributor and guest host on Power & Politics.
Emily Symons, Chair of Prostitutes of Ottawa-Gatineau Work Educate & Resist following the Justice Committee hearing on Bill C-36 at 1 Wellington St. on Tuesday, July 8, 2014.
The federal government is expected to announce on Wednesday it is has garnered sufficient provincial support to proceed with a national securities regulator, marking a major step forward after about eight years of mostly frustration.
When the poster child for marijuana legalization is released from a U.S. prison later this week, he'll be re-entering a world where many of his ideas have taken root and in some places have sprouted right up.
1995: Khadr's father is arrested in connection with the bombing of the Egyptian embassy in Islamabad, but is freed after then-prime minister Jean Chretien raises the arrest with Pakistani Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 03:46 am
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