Toronto’s new mayor thinks he can fix one of the city’s most annoying problems. The major Canadian city has become known for its “gridlock.” That’s a way of saying “lots of traffic jams.”
Back in 2011, during a Canadian federal election, some people living in Guelph, Ontario received messages on their phones urging them to vote.
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made his mark on the G20 Summit this year.
The Summit is a meeting of the leaders of 20 of the richest countries in the world.
The leaders of Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, France, Germany and other countries met in Brisbane, Australia this year.
The Summit is held in a different location every year.
It has been 25 years since the Berlin Wall was torn down.
On Sunday, thousands of people gathered in Berlin at a ceremony to mark the occasion.
Torontonians have elected John Tory as the next Mayor of Toronto.
Tory won with more than 40 per cent of the vote.
He beat Doug Ford, who came second with 34 per cent of the vote. Olivia Chow came third with just 23 per cent of the vote.
Former Canadian Prime Minister Jean Chretien doesn’t often speak out publicly, these days.
Recently, however, he wrote a newspaper column suggesting that Canada should send help, not fighters, to the Middle East.
During a campaign, should politicians always have to tell the truth or should they be allowed to fudge the truth a little to get people to vote for them?
Journalist John Lorinc thinks they should have to tell the truth.
What do you think?
Prince William, Britain’s Duke of Cambridge, has asked two photographers to stop taking pictures of his son, baby Prince George.
He said they are bothering the baby and his nanny.
Sun Media has apologized to Justin Trudeau for saying insulting things about his parents.
Earlier this week, TKN reported that Liberal leader Justin Trudeau had decided to boycott—stop talking to—reporters from Sun Media.
Many young people are protesting in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong is part of China. However, for 155 years it was owned by Britain; it was returned to China in 1997. While it was under British rule, Hong Kong became quite different from what is known as “mainland” China. Hong Kong operates, in many ways, more like Europe or North America.