Alan Eustace, 57 years old, is an executive at Google. On Oct. 24, he jumped out of a balloon from a height of more than 41 kilometres.
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Six people are about to find out what it would be like to live on Mars – without ever leaving the Earth.
Three men and three women will spend eight months
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.
The Queen of England is on Twitter.
She posted her first tweet recently, about an exhibit she had just officially opened.
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The main entrance to Canada’s government–Parliament–is housed in a clock tower known as the Peace Tower.
It was built as a monument to the people who gave their lives for Canada during the second World War.
People in Russia remember waiting more than eight hours to taste their first Big Mac. The line-up was hundreds of people long, snaking back and forth along the sidewalk. That was 1990, when the first McDonald’s restaurant opened in Russia, in Moscow’s Pushkin Square.
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.
Canada is sending 300,000 medical face masks to West Africa.
The masks are to help healthcare workers there who are caring for people with a virus that was identified in Africa in March.
Malala Yousafzai has won the Nobel Peace Prize.
It is, arguably, the most prestigious prize in the world.
Yousafzai is 17 years old. She is the youngest person ever to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.
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?