J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books, announced last week that she is giving one million pounds to the Better Together campaign.
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Brazil needed to win the first game in the World Cup of Soccer against Croatia last Thursday.
The game was played in Brazil and the team wanted to prove to all Brazilians that hosting the games was worth all the cost and disruption in the country.
Veterans’ Affairs, the government department that serves men and women from Canada’s military, is being criticized.
Canadian airline passengers will soon be allowed to use their electronic devices including cell phones, handheld gaming products and tablets while their plane is taking off and landing.
Voters in the province of Quebec made their feelings known on Monday, giving the Liberal party a majority government.
Majority means the Liberals got more votes than all of the other parties put together.
The Liberals beat the main rival, the Parti Quebecois, led by Pauline Marois.
Quebec residents are gearing up for a provincial election on Monday.
The four leading parties that want to form the province’s government are Coalition Avenir Québec, Québec Solidaire, Liberal Party of Quebec, and the ruling party–the Parti Québécois (PQ)–led by Premier Pauline Marois.
The most up-to-date poll conducted by Ipsos Reid for CTV News shows that the Liberals are likely going to win the election.
John Wright, Senior Vice-President of Ipsos Global told Teaching Kids News that, “The election is only days away and while the outcome for the Liberals forming the next government appears likely, we can’t predict if it will be a minority or a majority result and that’s what makes the final days so interesting to watch.”
A commission that will document one of the darkest periods in Canada’s history is wrapping up and will report on its findings next year.
Since 2010, The Truth and Reconciliation Commission has been gathering information from First Nations, Inuit and Metis people who were forced to take part in Canada’s “residential (boarding) schools” program.
Many companies train young people through an “internship.”
An unpaid internship is when someone (usually a student) learns a job by working at a company, but doesn’t get paid. Instead of money, they get training and experience.
Two popular Canadian magazines have been told by the government that they must stop offering unpaid internships.
In February, Jim Flaherty, Canada’s Minister of Finance, announced that the country’s finances were in good shape when he gave the 2014 budget.
Some events are happening in Crimea and the world is taking notice of them.
The small peninsula of Crimea, attached to the country of Ukraine, sits in the middle of Europe. Crimea is about half the size of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia; about two million people live there.
Crimea is at the centre of a major political battle between Russia and Ukraine. The rest of world is watching that conflict closely.