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Flaherty to deliver budget on March 21

Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will deliver the federal budget on March 21, a plan that is expected to be an exercise in restraint as the minister remains focused on his goal of a balanced budget by 2015.

Prime Minister Stephen Harper arrives at Shaughnessy Elementary School to make an announcement regarding benefits for parents with sick children in Vancouver;B.C.;on Tuesday August 7;2012.

Canada pondering possible contribution to proposed UN Mali mission: Harper

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says he is consulting the cabinet and opposition parties on what Canad...

Newly elected Pope Francis I appears on the central balcony of St Peter's Basilica on March 13;2013 in Vatican City;Vatican.

Vatican: Francis won't visit Benedict Thursday

The Vatican says Pope Francis won't be calling on his predecessor Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday, but...

Canada falls from top 10 developed countries: UN

Canada has slipped out of the top 10 countries listed in the annual United Nation's human developmen...

Governor General David Johnston to attend papal installation ceremony

Canada’s Governor General David Johnston will travel to Vatican City to attend the installation ma...

Former FLQ member Paul Rose gestures as he appears before a legislature committee in Quebec City;Tuesday Mar.21;2000;studying the Quebec government's response to a referendum legislation passed by the federal government.

Paul Rose, prominent figure in Quebec history and October crisis, has died

Paul Rose, a prominent figure in the history of contemporary Quebec, died Thursday at Sacré-Coeur Ho...

University of Alberta researchers say a simple blood test could detect if breast cancer patients will face recurrence of the disease;a groundbreaking finding that could change the way these women are initially treated to fight their cancer.

Breast cancer radiation treatment can harm women's hearts, study finds

Women treated with radiation for breast cancer are more likely to develop heart problems later, even...

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons in Ottawa;Wednesday April 25;2012.

Harper, Ayrault tout progress towards EU trade deal

Prime Minister Stephen Harper says considerable progress has been made towards a Canada-European Uni...

Victim's father back in court as Magnotta hearing continues, a lawyer short

The three-week preliminary hearing in the Luka Magnotta case resumes Thursday, the fourth day of the...

U.S. President Barack Obama said the U.S. would reconsider its opposition to getting involved in Syria if chemical weapons were deployed.

Obama, Republicans in Congress meet as both parties unveil budget plans

President Barack Obama planned to continue his outreach to opposition Republicans for a third straig...

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