Peter MacKay's remarkable career in federal politics will end this fall after nearly 20 years as he focuses on his young family. With Prime Minister Stephen Harper at his side in Stellarton, N.S., MacKay said he still loves politics "but, simply put, I love my family more."
Peter MacKay has been celebrated for his military advocacy, put under fire over the F-35 fiasco, recognized for his role in uniting the Conservative party and objectified, as he was routinely named Canada's sexiest MP.
From one entrepreneurial Canadian who'll help you rack up millions of reward points for next to nothing, to long overdue law that brings an end to three-year cellphone contracts, it was an eventful week in business news. The CBC's Jacqueline Hansen gets you caught up in her weekly video recap.
The Mounties are investigating allegations from a whistleblowing accountant at TSX-listed mining company MagIndustries that his bosses paid bribes to officials in the Republic of Congo to win approvals for development of a potash mine there.
Scientists have created robots that can keep moving even after sustaining what would normally be debilitating damage, a resiliency that could help them survive as first responders in situations too dangerous for humans.
The Nova Scotia Canadian Cancer Society is taking a victory lap as the province prepares to usher in the country's first ban on flavoured tobacco, including menthol cigarettes, despite a looming lawsuit.
Canada's broadcast regulator is making good on a promise to crack down on Canadian cable companies improperly cutting into U.S. based programs after hearing from Canadians upset about missing parts of the finale of David Letterman's show.
Less than 24 hours after Montreal police arrested 279 student protesters upset with tuition hikes, demonstrators gathered in a downtown park on Saturday for a different--and less angry--manifestation. [...]