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Liberal MPs on ethics committee vote down opposition motion for Mario Dion to testify on Trudeau

The Liberal majority on the House of Commons ethics committee has voted down an opposition motion to call Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mario Dion to testify about his report concluding that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau violated the Conflict of Interest Act over the SNC-Lavalin affair.

Parents will be able to exempt children from some of Ontario's new sex-ed curriculum

The Ontario government's revised sex-education curriculum for elementary schools includes instruction on health, cyber safety and consent, and requires school boards to allow parents to exempt children from certain teachings — though it's not clear how that policy will play out.
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Woman petrified as trio of grizzlies face off with dogs in central Alberta backyard

Marjie Whitehead was watering the plants in her greenhouse just after noon on Saturday when she and her two dogs discovered three young grizzlies on her property near Whitecourt, Alta.

Shock in Denmark after Trump, spurned over Greenland, cancels visit

The Danish government expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday over U.S. President Donald Trump's cancellation of a state visit to Denmark after its prime minister rebuffed his interest in purchasing Greenland.

Trans Mountain mobilizes workforce to start pipeline expansion, expects completion by mid-2022

The federally owned Trans Mountain Corporation said Wednesday it has issued "notice to proceed" directives to construction contractors, mobilizing the workforce it needs to expand the pipeline.

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