CBC - Politics 53 First Nations reserves lack adequate fire protection: audit 2017-05-24T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 An Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada audit has found that 53 First Nations reserves lack adequate resources to fight fires. 'Taxing the rich' gets biggest reaction in real-time survey of Budget 2017 speech 2017-05-24T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 Finance Minister Bill Morneau's budget speech in March was watched closely by 54 people asked to spin a dial up or down based on whether they liked or disliked what he said minute by minute. The results: "tax fairness" got the best numbers, a defence review was a yawn. U.S. views on NATO polarized while allied support climbs 2017-05-24T05:00:00.000000000-04:00 A new report by the Pew Center, a U.S. think-tank, says NATO is looking a lot better to allies that it did two years ago, despite the harsh rhetoric of U.S. President Donald Trump. The research was released just ahead of this week's summit. Third-party election activities under scrutiny as complaints rise 2017-05-23T20:36:19.000000000-04:00 The number of complaints about third-party activities during the last federal election jumped almost nine-fold over the previous one, prompting the elections commissioner to suggest an update of the rules. Online threat against Sophie Grégoire Trudeau leads to arrest of Lethbridge woman 2017-05-23T18:36:51.000000000-04:00 A Lethbridge, Alta., woman is facing charges after allegedly posting threats online against Sophie Grégoire Trudeau, wife of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Canada dives deep into data to make case to U.S. on NAFTA, says Freeland 2017-05-23T17:54:50.000000000-04:00 The federal government is using a deep mine of digital data to map out what it says are the economic benefits to the United States of its unfettered trade with Canada, says Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland. Federal inmate dies by suicide after 118 days in solitary confinement 2017-05-23T17:32:05.000000000-04:00 Guy Langlois took his own life on April 24 after spending 118 days in solitary confinement at a federal institution in New Brunswick, CBC News has learned. The inmate had a long history of mental illness and had been transferred multiple times. In fact, he was due to be sent to B.C. on the day he... Growth council's new tasks: unlock business spending, broaden job skills help 2017-05-23T17:01:26.000000000-04:00 The Trudeau government's influential team of economic advisers is pursuing solutions to an issue that has preoccupied policy-makers for years: how to open the spigot on business investment. Supreme Court urged to clarify law on journalist source protection 2017-05-23T15:20:47.000000000-04:00 Protection for a journalist's sources currently exists in legal void that needs filling given the importance of media to our democracy, a new application to the Supreme Court of Canada states. Frustrated families vow to 'blockade' missing and murdered inquiry hearings 2017-05-23T11:51:59.000000000-04:00 Some family members of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls are vowing to blockade meetings of the national inquiry to protest that they call a disastrous start.