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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Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made his mark on the G20 Summit this year.
The Summit is a meeting of the leaders of 20 of the richest countries in the world.
The leaders of Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada, France, Germany and other countries met in Brisbane, Australia this year.
The Summit is held in a different location every year.
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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.
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.
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.
Veterans’ Affairs, the government department that serves men and women from Canada’s military, is being criticized.
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.
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.
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.