Montreal will have its next interim mayor -- the third mayor in less than a year -- early next week. The city clerk's office has announced a vote will be held during a special meeting of council next Tuesday.
Half of Canada's First Nations children are living in poverty, triple the national average, according to a new analysis of census statistics that pegs the cost of easing the problem at $580-million a year.
An Alberta collector who decided to start selling off his Wayne Gretzky memorabilia netted nearly $550,000 at an auction this week, including $356,000 for a jersey the Great One wore during the 1987 Stanley Cup finals.
A campaign that raised $200,000 to purchase an alleged video appearing to show Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack was a "beautiful example" of the fundraising power of the Internet, says the website that hosted the controversial crusade.
Cluster bomb victims are calling on Canada to ratify the international convention that would ban the weapon. But like the International Committee of the Red Cross and Norway, they are concerned about Canada's pending ratification bill.
Leaked documents suggest Canada helped the United States and Britain spy on participants at the London G20 summit four years ago. Britain's Guardian newspaper says spies monitored the computers and intercepted the phone calls of foreign politicians and officials at two G20 meetings in London in 2009.