Malavath Poorna, 13, has become the youngest girl ever to climb Mount Everest.
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Workers in Canada aren’t taking their vacations. A recent survey said that one-quarter of workers don’t take their full vacation time because they are afraid of having too much work to do when they get back.
We all know that a pig says “oink” and a cow says “moo,” right?
Well, that’s true if you live in North America and you speak English.
But what about in other countries and languages? Do animals say different things?
When the federal government asked Canadians recently who they consider to be Canada’s most inspirational heroes, the answer was probably not what Prime Minister Stephen Harper expected.
The trademark for the name “Redskins” used by the Washington Redskins football team, has been cancelled.
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.
It came as a big surprise: Kathleen Wynne’s Liberals were elected on Thursday night with a majority government.
The people who predict how elections will turn out didn’t see that coming.
Until the last days before the election, the odds were that either the Liberals would win a minority government or the PC party, led by Tim Hudak, would win.
The price for a bar of chocolate may soon be going up. That’s because cocoa beans, the main ingredient in chocolate, are becoming harder to get.
Some students in San Antonio, Texas have been told they can’t bring sunscreen to school.
The former director of Canada’s largest school board is being investigated for cheating on an important document he wrote during his university days, according to The Globe and Mail newspaper.
Chris Spence quit his job as head of the Toronto District School Board in January 2013 after some people accused him of having “plagiarized.” Plagiarism is when you write down someone’s else’s words as though they were your own.