Back in 2011, during a Canadian federal election, some people living in Guelph, Ontario received messages on their phones urging them to vote.
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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.
Scuba divers and environmentalists are arguing over whether an old ship should be sunk to make an artificial reef off the coast of British Columbia.
An artificial reef is created when a large man-made object is deliberately sunk so it can become a home for marine plants and animals.
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?
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.
Justin Trudeau is the leader of Canada’s Liberal party. One day, he hopes to become the Prime Minister of Canada—like his father, Pierre Trudeau was.
Scotland has voted to remain part of the United Kingdom (UK).
The United Kingdom is short for the “United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.” It is made up of four countries: England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Scotland.