The federal Liberals are easing immigration and refugee rules for Venezuelans amid their country's deepening political and economic crisis, and ahead of a high-level meeting with the U.S. where the subject of democracy in the South American nation is on the agenda.
Canadians in Hong Kong are watching nervously as tensions escalate between pro-democracy protesters and police but so far, the Canadian consulate in the region is seeing no obvious signs of their concern.
Former prime minister Stephen Harper and one of his senior aides are now publicly admitting they were aware a Conservative MP had been accused of sexual assault but let him remain on the ballot in the 2015 election.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer promised an independent, third-party investigation of the Rick Dykstra controversy Wednesday as his own caucus members wondered aloud how the Ontario MP was allowed to run in 2015 despite facing serious allegations of sexual assault.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer promised a more modern approach on Monday to how the federal party deals with sexual misconduct, but left unanswered lingering questions about how a former MP was allowed to stand for election in 2015 while he was the subject of similar allegations.
The federal government's contingency plans for a new surge of asylum seekers at the border this winter could be put to the test with the pending U.S. decision on the fate of as many as 200,000 Salvadorans.
A year after Donald Trump's victory in the U.S. presidential election, it's not just the pollsters and pundits continuing to mull over whether a similar populist upheaval could ever take root in Canada.