The Conservatives were forced Tuesday to remove two social media posts claiming the RCMP had confirmed it was investigating Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau over the SNC-Lavalin affair. The tweets came shortly after RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki held a press conference in Ottawa to discuss the arrest of Cameron Ortis, the director general ofRead More →

The House of Commons will review all MP websites after an investigation by CBC News revealed that dozens of them have trackers that can be used to target advertising to people who have visited the sites. Heather Bradley, spokeswoman for the House of Commons, said there are no rules specifically aboutRead More →

A Canadian pharmaceutical lobby group and 16 of its members have filed a lawsuit against Ottawa’s overhaul to how it regulates the costs of patented medicines. Health Canada announced long-awaited amendments last month to patented medicine regulations, which include allowing the arm’s-length Patented Medicine Prices Review Board (PMPRB) to considerRead More →

G7 leaders meeting in Biarritz, France, vowed on Monday to help Brazil and other South American countries fight wildfires that are ravaging the Amazon. The world’s leading democracies agreed to a co-ordinated plan they hope will snuff out the record number of fires and contribute to reforestation. It includes providing $20 millionRead More →