Internal data shows increase in harassment complaints at Canada Revenue Agency and RCMP

Complaints of workplace harassment and violence have risen sharply in several federal departments and agencies in recent years, according to internal data. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) saw harassment complaints soar 82% to 166 between 2016-2017 and 2018-2019. The RCMP says it received 1,132 harassment complaints over a five-year period, with numbers increasing by more than 50% between 2015 and […]

Green leader Annamie Paul to show up at the Toronto Center, setting the stage for rematch

Annamie Paul doubles over Toronto Center. The Green Party leader plans to announce her nomination contest Thursday ahead of a possible federal election, setting her up for a rematch in the riding she failed to win in a by-election ago. less than four months. Paul came in second after Liberal newcomer Marci Ien in October following the resignation of former […]

Millions of rapid COVID tests gather dust as some provinces use a fraction of their supply

Months after premiers called on the federal government to step up approvals and deliveries of COVID-19 rapid test devices, CBC News learned that millions of tests provided to provincial governments had never been used. CBC News Network Power and politics contacted each province to ask how many tests they have received from the federal government and how many of those […]

Iran says secret recording of destruction of flight PS752 is false

Iran pushes back what it calls an “unsuccessful sensationalization” of the flight PS752 tragedy following a CBC News report of a secretly taped conversation that suggests the world may never know the truth about it. that happened. As the regime celebrates the 42nd anniversary of the Islamic revolution that overthrew the country’s monarchy, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and […]

Conservatives to rearrange critical roles with Poilievre leaving Finance: sources

He has been the most prominent face among vanguard critics of the Conservative Party – Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland and her predecessor Bill Morneau on the state of the economy and the balance sheet of the country while blasting the Liberal government over ethical weaknesses like the US charity scandal. Now, Pierre Poilievre is changing jobs. Conservative sources, who spoke […]

Defense Committee launches parliamentary inquiry into Vance’s allegations of misconduct

Federal Conservatives led the charge on Tuesday for a House of Commons committee inquiry into what the Liberal government did – and failed to do – after facing allegations nearly three years ago informal inappropriate behavior of the country’s former military commander. Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan and other senior government officials will be called before the defense committee for three […]