Last-minute negotiations settle a First Nation’s concerns over the Teck Frontier oilsands mine

The Alberta government has resolved a First Nation’s concerns over the Teck Frontier mine, eliminating one obstacle that could have blocked the project’s approval. The provincial government and the Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation (ACFN) reached an agreement over the weekend…

‘Stop looking for the Messiah’: Preston Manning on the future of the Conservative Party

Thursday marks the last day politicians will be able to enter the Conservative leadership race. So far, four candidates are in the running: Peter MacKay, Marilyn Gladu, Leslyn Lewis, and Erin O’Toole. The leadership contest comes at a pivotal time…

Hardliners win all seats for Tehran in parliamentary vote

Iranian hardliners have won all 30 parliament seats in the capital, Tehran, state TV reported on Sunday, but officials have yet to announce the voter turnout from parliamentary elections two days ago. State TV also said that former Tehran mayor…

Veterans Affairs taking a harder line on therapy for families of former soldiers, ombudsman says

Veterans Affairs has been quietly tightening access to the mental health services received by families of injured former soldiers, the country’s veterans ombudsman said Friday. Craig Dalton, who said his office has received a flood of complaints about the policy shift,…

Conservatives are looking for a new leader and a new vision

This article is part of CBC News’ Minority Report newsletter, which is your weekly tip-sheet to help you navigate the parliamentary waters of a minority government. Sign up here and it will be delivered directly to your inbox every Sunday. I have been told…

How a ‘future Queen in training’ is finding her voice

Hello, royal watchers. This is your biweekly dose of royal news and analysis. Reading this online? Sign up here to get this delivered to your inbox every other Friday. When a high-profile member of the Royal Family took her turn on a podcast…

New coronavirus cases reported in South Korea and China, as Iran, Italy battle outbreak

South Korea and China both reported a rise in new coronavirus cases on Sunday, as the South Korean prime minister warned that the fast-spreading outbreak linked to a local church and a hospital in the country’s southeast had entered a…

Number of global coronavirus cases climbs as China announces new cases

South Korea reported an eight-fold jump in viral infections Saturday with more than 400 cases, mostly linked to a church and a hospital, while the death toll in Iran climbed to six and a dozen towns in Italy effectively went…

Sanders cements Democratic front-runner status with resounding Nevada caucuses win

Bernie Sanders scored a resounding victory in Nevada’s presidential caucuses on Saturday, cementing his status as the Democrats’ national front-runner amid escalating tensions over whether he’s too liberal to defeat U.S. President Donald Trump. While Sanders scored a strong victory,…

Indigenous leaders meet at Kahnawake after Trudeau orders blockades removed

Traditional chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en First Nation have arrived in Kahnawake, Que., as they continue their tour of Mohawk communities in eastern Canada where rail blockades in solidarity with their cause have been erected. Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs oppose the Coastal…