Top 5 at 5: Friday, Feb. 18, 2011
Minister of International Cooperation Bev Oda speaks in the House of Commons on Thursday Feb. 17. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press)
1. Sorry, prime minister, two wrongs don't make a right
It seems to happen with amazing regularity.
Every time the Conservatives start inching towards the possibility of a majority government, something happens within their own ranks.
2. MPs target Harper over Oda controversy
Opposition MPs attempted to link the Prime Minister's Office to controversy over an altered foreign aid document, as they wrapped up a week of attacks against the government.
3. Cyberattack defences in place, PM says
Prime Minister Stephen Harper assured Canadians on Thursday that the government does have a strategy in place to protect computer networks, following the revelation that at least three key departments had their systems compromised by hackers.
4. Windsor parents want sick child to die at home
A Windsor, Ont., couple is facing the prospect of watching their terminally ill son die what they say will be a painful death in hospital instead of peacefully at home.
5. B.C.'s Campbell and James bid house farewell
British Columbia's premier and Opposition leader each bid farewell to the provincial legislature Thursday, as the governing Liberals prepare to replace Premier Gordon Campbell next week and the NDP look to do the same in the spring.
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