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.
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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.
Veterans’ Affairs, the government department that serves men and women from Canada’s military, is being criticized.
Coal plants in the United States will have to cut their production of carbon dioxide (known as “carbon emissions”) by 30 per cent by the year 2030.
The King of Spain is stepping aside, to let his son take over the throne.
King Juan Carlos, age 76, will “abdicate” the throne he has occupied since 1975.
There is a very unusual argument taking place between two very high-profile Canadians.
The Prime Minister of Canada and the head of Canada’s Supreme Court are in a battle of words and the stakes are high.
A “state funeral” will be held in Toronto on Wednesday for Jim Flaherty.
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.”
The name Ziauddin Yousafzai may not be familiar to you. But you likely know his famous daughter.
Malala is known all over the world. She became famous in 2012 when she was injured by some people because she spoke out in favour of girls’ education.
Now her father is becoming famous for the same thing. He was in Vancouver last week telling people it is the right of every girl in the world to be able to have an education.