Daniel Proussalidis, National Bureau


Canada's Justice Minister Peter MacKay speaks during Question Period in the House of Commons on Parliament Hill in Ottawa May 6, 2014. (REUTERS/Chris Wattie)

Feds to table new prostitution bill this week

Justice Minister Peter MacKay promises to introduce a new bill to reform Canada's prostitution laws this week now that the feds have released results of a massive online public consultation.

Finance Minister Joe Oliver speaks to the media in Ottawa April 2, 2013. Andre Forget/QMI Agency

Feds not impressed with Ontario budget

OTTAWA - The feds give Ontario's government a failing grade for the budget introduced Thursday by provincial Finance Minister Charles Sousa.

Canadian Army Master Corporal Anthony Alliot kisses Sarah Tooth after arriving from Afghanistan, in Ottawa March 18, 2014. Canada's 12-year mission in Afghanistan has formally ended, according to the military. REUTERS/Blair Gable

Last Canadian troops return from Afghanistan

Two CF-18 fighter jets will scream over the Ottawa sky Tuesday morning, escorting a hulking Globemaster transport plane carrying the last Canadian troops returning from Afghanistan.

Conservative MP James Moore. (Andre Forget/QMI Agency)

Wireless companies pay $5.3B to expand

Wireless companies will drop almost $5.3 billion into the feds' purse following the auction of high-powered signals for mobile phones and other communications devices.

Edward Snowden. REUTERS/Courtesy of The Guardian/Glenn Greenwald/Laura Poitras/Handout

Feds dodge questions about G20 spying allegations

The feds have brought down the cone of silence in the wake of reports that Canada may have allowed the U.S. National Security Agency to conduct widespread surveillance during the 2010 G20 summit in Toronto.

A Shoppers Drug Mart store is pictured in downtown Ottawa February 10, 2011. (REUTERS FILE PHOTO/Chris Wattie)

Top court upholds Ontario ban on private-label drugs

The Supreme Court of Canada dealt a blow to pharmacy chains on Friday when it upheld the province of Ontario’s ban on drugstores’ sales of their own private-label generic prescription drugs.