‘Getting dangerous’: Calls grow for federal action amid Canada’s nurse shortage

Two decades into a career she once loved, Toronto emergency room nurse Nancy Halupa says she is almost ready to throw in the towel. “I don’t think I can do … Read More

Toronto health workers voice COVID-19 concerns during Trudeau’s election stop

Health-care workers shared concerns over staff shortages and burnout with the federal Liberal leader during a Sunday campaign stop at a Toronto hospital that was surrounded by anti-vaccine protests earlier … Read More

Liberals pledge billions for Indigenous mental health, housing in new plan

The Liberals promised Monday to pour billions of dollars into housing and mental health for Indigenous communities if re-elected, a move they said would help address long-standing gaps in supports … Read More

House of Commons debate over Alberta COVID-19 outbreak sees blame, no solutions

An emergency House of Commons debate on the worsening COVID-19 situation in Alberta Wednesday evening saw the Liberal government voice their concern, but offer no new funding or solutions to … Read More

Showdown on Parliament Hill pushes tension between science, politics into the spotlight

OTTAWA — Monday’s vote on a Conservative motion to launch an in-depth review of the Liberal government’s COVID-19 response highlights a key challenge of pandemic politics: how to hold a … Read More

Conservatives accuse government of rushing assisted dying legislation

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Conservatives ask languages watchdog to probe WE Charity decision

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted September 3, 2020 1:17 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ OTTAWA — The federal Conservatives … Read More

Trudeau loses NDP support for CERB reform bill that would punish fraudsters

The Trudeau Liberals’ push for changes to a key benefit for workers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic hit political roadblocks as the New Democrats withdrew support for a draft bill … Read More

Liberals won’t commit to boosting old age security in July despite campaign pledge

Days after announcing additional financial relief for seniors struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic, the federal minister responsible for seniors wouldn’t confirm Ottawa will move ahead with a planned increase to … Read More

Opposition parties look to make their mark with differing approaches amid coronavirus pandemic

Pablo Rodriguez looks back wistfully to the time when his biggest worry was whether he’d be able to corral the support of at least one opposition party for the minority … Read More

Increasing pay for long-term care home workers high on agenda for Trudeau, premiers

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and provincial and territorial leaders will speak tonight about ways to better protect those in long-term care facilities, which have been hardest hit by the COVID-19 … Read More