J.K. Rowling, author of the Harry Potter books, announced last week that she is giving one million pounds to the Better Together campaign.
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.
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.
The Mayor of Toronto, Rob Ford, said Wednesday night that he is going to stop being mayor for awhile so he can get help with his drinking problem.
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.”
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.