The federal and Ontario governments say they’re now working toward collecting race-based health data as part of their response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Human rights commissions from across Canada have added their voices to those of municipalities, health advocates and elected officials calling for the collection of raced-based COVID-19 data to ensure thatRead More →

CBC News Network’s Sunday Scrum panel is your destination for frank discussion and analysis of the week’s big political stories. This week, we talk to our panellists about unrest in the United States following the death of a black man named George Floyd after a white police officer pressed his knee into Floyd’s neck untilRead More →

Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer said today the federal Liberal government should take a harder line with China going forward, and accused it of displaying weakness in the face of aggressive moves by Beijing. Speaking to reporters on Parliament Hill, Scheer said Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also should demand greater accountability from the World HealthRead More →

The federal government has helped to bring back about 20,000 Canadians who were stranded around the world due to pandemic travel restrictions — but many Canadians abroad are still pleading for help to get home. Rob Oliphant, parliamentary secretary for foreign affairs, said the repatriation process — which he described as theRead More →